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1. Animal biology journal [ - 2019]

xviii, 606 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
  • Introduction. 1. Nerve Cells and Nerve Impulses. 2. Synapses. 3. Anatomy and Research Methods. 4. Genetics, Evolution, Development, and Plasticity. 5. Vision. 6. Other Sensory Systems. 7. Movement. 8. Wakefulness and Sleep. 9. Internal Regulation. 10. Reproductive Behaviors. 11. Emotional Behaviors. 12. Learning, Memory, and Intelligence. 13. Cognitive Functions. 14. Psychological Disorders. Appendix A: Brief, Basic Chemistry. Appendix B: Society for Neuroscience Policies on the Use of Animals and Human Subjects in Research.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781337408202 20180319
The most widely used text in its course area, James W. Kalat's BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY has appealed to thousands of students before you. Why? Kalat's main goal is to make Biological Psychology understandable to Psychology students, not just to Biology majors and pre meds--and he delivers. Another goal is to convey the excitement of the search for biological explanations of behavior. Kalat believes that Biological Psychology is "the most interesting topic in the world, " and this text convinces many students--and maybe you, too--with clear writing, amusing anecdotes and intriguing examples. MindTap, an interactive online learning resource that integrates the text with videos, animations and a virtual bio-lab component, makes learning even easier and more enjoyable.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781337408202 20180319
Science Library (Li and Ma)

3. Biology [2019]

1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Preface. To the Student. Part I: THE ORGANIZATION OF LIFE. 1. A View of Life. 2. Atoms and Molecules: The Chemical Basis of Life. 3. The Chemistry of Life: Organic Compounds. 4. Organization of the Cell. 5. Biological Membranes. 6. Cell Communication. Part II: ENERGY TRANSFER THROUGH LIVING SYSTEMS. 7. Energy and Metabolism. 8. How Cells Make ATP: Energy-Releasing Pathways. 9. Photosynthesis: Capturing Light Energy. Part III: THE CONTINUITY OF LIFE: GENETICS. 10. Chromosomes, Mitosis, and Meiosis. 11. The Basic Principles of Heredity. 12. DNA: The Carrier of Genetic Information. 13. Gene Expression. 14. Gene Regulation. 15. DNA Technology and Genomics. 16. Human Genetics and the Human Genome. 17. Developmental Genetics. Part IV: THE CONTINUITY OF LIFE: EVOLUTION. 18. Introduction to Darwinian Evolution. 19. Evolutionary Change in Populations. 20. Speciation and Macroevolution. 21. The Origin and Evolutionary History of Life. 22. The Evolution of Primates. Part V: THE DIVERSITY OF LIFE. 23. Understanding Diversity: Systematics. 24. Viruses and Subviral Agents. 25. Bacteria and Archaea. 26. Protists. 27. Seedless Plants. 28. Seed Plants. 29. The Fungi. 30. An Introduction to Animal Diversity. 31. Sponges, Cnidarians, Ctenophores, and Protostomes. 32. The Deuterostomes. Part VI: STRUCTURE AND LIFE PROCESSES IN PLANTS. 33. Plant Structure, Growth, and Development. 34. Leaf Structure and Function. 35. Stem Structure and Transport. 36. Roots and Mineral Nutrition. 37. Reproduction in Flowering Plants. 38. Plant Developmental Responses to External and Internal Signals. Part VII: STRUCTURE AND LIFE PROCESSES IN ANIMALS. 39. Animal Structure and Function: An Introduction. 40. Protection, Support, and Movement. 41. Neural Signaling. 42. Neural Regulation. 43. Sensory Systems. 44. Internal Transport. 45. The Immune System: Internal Defense. 46. Gas Exchange. 47. Processing Food and Nutrition. 48. Osmoregulation and Disposal of Metabolic Wastes. 49. Endocrine Regulation. 50. Reproduction. 51. Animal Development. 52. Animal Behavior. Part VIII: THE INTERACTIONS OF LIFE: ECOLOGY. 53. Introduction to Ecology: Population Ecology. 54. Community Ecology. 55. Ecosystems and the Biosphere. 56. Ecology and the Geography of Life. 57. Biological Diversity and Conservation Biology. APPENDICES (Available online in MindTap and as PDFs on request). A: Periodic Table of the Elements. B: Classification of Organisms. C: Understanding Biological Terms. D: Abbreviations. E: Answers to Test Your Understanding, Checkpoint, Key Point, and Key Experiment Questions. Glossary. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781337392938 20180226
Solomon, Martin, Martin and Berg's BIOLOGY--often described as the best majors' text for learning Biology--is also a complete teaching program. The integrated, inquiry-based learning system guides students through every chapter, starting with key concepts at the beginning of each chapter and learning objectives for each section. End-of-section Checkpoint questions encourage students to review key points before moving on. A chapter summary further reinforces learning objectives, followed by an opportunity for students to test their understanding. The eleventh edition offers expanded integration of the text's five guiding themes of Biology--the evolution of life, the transmission of biological information, the flow of energy through living systems, interactions among biological systems and the inter-relationship of structure and function. Available with MindTap Biology, the platform that gives instructors complete control of their course and powers students from memorization to mastery.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781337392938 20180226
Science Library (Li and Ma)
xxx, 865 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
  • 1. Invitation to Biology. UNIT 1: PRINCIPLES OF CELLULAR LIFE. 2. Life's Chemical Basis. 3. Molecules of Life. 4. Cell Structure. 5. Ground Rules of Metabolism. 6. Where it Starts: Photosynthesis. 7. How Cells Release Chemical Energy. UNIT II: GENETICS. 8. DNA Structure and Function. 9. From DNA to Protein. 10. Control of Gene Expression. 11. How Cells Reproduce. 12. Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction. 13. Observing Patterns in Inherited Traits. 14. Chromosomes and Human Inheritance. 15. Studying and Manipulating Genomes. UNIT III: PRINCIPLES OF EVOLUTION. 16. Evidence of Evolution. 17. Processes of Evolution. 18. Organizing Information about Species. 19. Life's Origin and Early Evolution. UNIT IV: EVOLUTION AND BIODIVERSITY. 20. Viruses, Bacteria, and Archaea. 21. Protists: The Simplest Eukaryotes. 22. The Land Plants. 23. Fungi. 24. Animal Evolution: The Invertebrates. 25. Animal Evolution: The Chordates. 26. Human Evolution. UNIT V: HOW PLANTS WORK. 27. Plant Tissues. 28. Plant Nutrition and Transport. 29. Life Cycles of Flowering Plants. 30. Communication Strategies in Plants. UNIT VI: HOW ANIMALS WORK. 31. Animal Tissues and Organ Systems. 32. Neural Control. 33. Sensory Perception. 34. Endocrine Control. 35. Structural Support and Movement. 36. Circulation. 37. Immunity. 38. Respiration. 39. Digestion and Nutrition. 40. Maintaining the Internal Environment. 41. Animal Reproductive System. 42. Animal Development. 43. Animal Behavior. UNIT VII: PRINCIPLES OF ECOLOGY. 44. Population Ecology. 45. Community Ecology. 46. Ecosystems. 47. The Biosphere. 48. Human Impacts on the Biosphere.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781337408332 20180306
BIOLOGY: THE UNITY AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE, 15th Edition, reveals the biological world in wondrous detail. Its multitude of eye-catching photos and images will keep you fascinated, while helpful text features help you master the material. Chapter-opening Core Concepts enable you to focus on the topics that matter most in every chapter. Each section within a chapter begins with clear Learning Objectives, and section-ending Take Home Messages reinforce these key concepts. Other invaluable features include a running glossary, case studies, self-test questions and data-analysis problems. Available with MindTap Biology, the online program that powers you from memorization to mastery. BIOLOGY: THE UNITY AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE puts the living world of biology under a microscope for you to analyze, understand and enjoy!.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781337408332 20180306
Science Library (Li and Ma)
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Printed Text 1. Fundamentals of Quantitative Design and Analysis 2. Memory Hierarchy Design 3. Instruction-Level Parallelism and Its Exploitation 4. Data-Level Parallelism in Vector, SIMD, and GPU Architectures 5. Multiprocessors and Thread-Level Parallelism 6. The Warehouse-Scale Computer 7. Domain Specific Architectures A. Instruction Set Principles B. Review of Memory Hierarchy C. Pipelining: Basic and Intermediate Concepts Online D. Storage Systems E. Embedded Systems F. Interconnection Networks G. Vector Processors H. Hardware and Software for VLIW and EPIC I. Large-Scale Multiprocessors and Scientific Applications J. Computer Arithmetic K. Survey of Instruction Set Architectures L. Advanced Concepts on Address Translation M. Historical Perspectives and References.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128119051 20180312
Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach, Sixth Edition has been considered essential reading by instructors, students and practitioners of computer design for over 20 years. The sixth edition of this classic textbook is fully revised with the latest developments in processor and system architecture. It now features examples from the RISC-V (RISC Five) instruction set architecture, a modern RISC instruction set developed and designed to be a free and openly adoptable standard. It also includes a new chapter on domain-specific architectures and an updated chapter on warehouse-scale computing that features the first public information on Google's newest WSC. True to its original mission of demystifying computer architecture, this edition continues the longstanding tradition of focusing on areas where the most exciting computing innovation is happening, while always keeping an emphasis on good engineering design.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780128119051 20180312
Engineering Library (Terman)
xxxviii, 723 pages, 98 variously numbered pages ; 29 cm
Science Library (Li and Ma)
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
  • The molecular basis of heredity, variation, and evolution
  • Transmission genetics
  • Cell division and chromosome heredity
  • Gene interaction
  • Genetic linkage and mapping in eukaryotes
  • Genetic analysis and mapping in bacteria and bacteriophages
  • DNA structure and replication
  • Molecular biology of transcription and RNA processing
  • The molecular biology of translation
  • Eukaryotic -chromosome abnormalities and molecular organization
  • Gene mutation, DNA repair, and homologous recombination
  • Regulation of gene expression in bacteria and bacteriophage
  • Regulation of gene -expression in eukaryotes
  • Analysis of gene function by forward genetics and reverse genetics
  • Recombinant DNA technology and its applications
  • Genomics : genetics from a whole-genome perspective
  • Organellar inheritance and the evolution of organellar genomes
  • Developmental genetics
  • Genetic analysis of -quantitative traits
  • Population genetics and evolution at the population, species, and molecular levels.
Science Library (Li and Ma)
xxxl, 829 pages : color illustrations, maps (some color) ; 29 cm
Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes is a resource uniquely suited for learning and applying genetics to our world. Its DNA first presentation frames the discussion of genetics in modern terms, which provides the user the context to then understand its Mendelian history. Genetics continues to treat transmission genetics, molecular genetics, and evolutionary genetics as fully integrated subjects and provides students with an unprecedented understanding of the basic process of gene transmission, mutation, expression, and regulation. A new unit structure with self-contained chapters provides the flexibility to fit any course design, whether it be Mendel-early, Chromosome-early, or a Genome-first approach. The dynamism of genetics is also perfectly captured, as coverage of technological advances is woven together with ethical controversies. Problem-solving is a core element to this experimental discipline, and the ninth edition of Genetics is unparalleled in the tools it provides to unlock this fascinating subject. This rich resource allows students copious opportunities to practice and learn by using the clearly-presented mathematical concepts and exercises and chapter problems that encourage students to analyze and apply new skills.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781284122930 20180129
Science Library (Li and Ma)
xiii, 746 pages ; 26 cm
Science Library (Li and Ma)
1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Written for the one- to three-term introductory programming course, the fifth edition of Java Illuminated provides learners with an interactive, user-friendly approach to learning the Java programming language. Comprehensive but accessible, the text takes a progressive approach to object-oriented programming, allowing students to build on established skills to develop new and increasingly complex classes. Java Illuminated follows an activity-based active learning approach that ensures student engagement and interest. New & Key Features of the Fifth Edition: - Updated to include Java 8 and Java 9 throughout the text - The authors have replaced swing with JavaFx in Chapter 4 (graphics programming), Chapter 12 (GUIs) and in all graphics applications and Programming Activities throughout the book. - A revised Chapter 2 now uses the jshell sandbox for immediate code feedback.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781284140996 20180306
xvii, 594 pages ; 29 cm
  • Linear equations and vectors
  • Matrices and linear transformations
  • Determinants and eigenvectors
  • General vector spaces
  • Coordinate representations
  • Inner product spaces
  • Numerical methods
  • Linear programming.
Linear Algebra with Applications, Ninth Edition is designed for the introductory course in linear algebra for students within engineering, mathematics, business management, and physics. Updated to increase clarity and improve student learning, the author provides a flexible blend of theory and engaging applications. The material in Linear Algebra with Applications, Ninth Edition is arranged into three parts that contain core and optional sections: Part 1 introduces the basics, discussing systems of linear equations, vectors in Rn matrices, linear transformations, determinants, eigenvalues, and eigenspaces. Part 2 builds on this material to discuss general vector spaces, and includes such topics as the Rank/Nullity Theorem, inner products and coordinate representation. Part 3 completes the course with important ideas and methods in Numerical Linear Algebra including ill-conditioning, pivoting, LU decomposition and Singular Value Decomposition. Throughout the text the author provides interesting applications, ranging from theoretical applications such as the use of linear algebra in differential equations, to many practical applications in the fields of electrical engineering, traffic analysis, relativity, history, and more.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781284120097 20180219
Science Library (Li and Ma)
v. : ill. ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
volumes : illustrations ; 30 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
1 online resource. Digital: text file; PDF.
  • 1. An Overview of the 2016 Mw 7.1 Kumamoto Earthquake 2. Outline of Coseismic Surface Rupture 2.1.Terminology of Coseismic Surface Rupture 2.2. Distribution of Coseismic Surface Ruptures and Displacements 2.2.1. Southwest-Central Segments 2.2.2. Northeast Segment 3. Structural Features of Coseismic Surface Ruptures 3.1. Southwest and Central Sgments < 3.1.1. Coseismic Strike-Slip Faults 3.1.2. Coseismic Conjugate Riedel Shear Structures 3.1.3. Mole Tracks and Coseismic Flexures 3.1.4. Earthquake-Induced Liquefaction 3.2. Coseismic Surface Ruptures Along Newly Identified Faults 3.3. Northeast Segment-Inside the Aso Caldera 3.3.1. Coseismic Graben Structures 3.3.2. Coseismic Ruptures Crosscut Volcanic Cones 4. Trenches on Seismogenic Faults 5. Destruction of Buildings and Construction.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811058547 20180319
This book shows the deformation characteristics of coseismic surface ruptures produced by the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake and the relationship between the Aso volcano and active faults. In particular, the rupturing mechanisms and processes involved in the seismogenic faults related to the crustal structure under the Aso volcano caldera are covered. The book is intended to help bridge the gaps between seismology, seismic disaster prevention, volcanology, seismotectonics, and geology and to encourage further studies of earthquake mechanisms and seismic faulting processes.â .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811058547 20180319
1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations.
1 online resource (302 p.) : ill.
"The book presents a theory of abstract duality pairs which arises by replacing the scalar field by an Abelian topological group in the theory of dual pair of vector spaces. Examples of abstract duality pairs are vector valued series, spaces of vector valued measures, spaces of vector valued integrable functions, spaces of linear operators and vector valued sequence spaces. These examples give rise to numerous applications such as abstract versions of the Orlicz–Pettis Theorem on subseries convergent series, the Uniform Boundedness Principle, the Banach–Steinhaus Theorem, the Nikodym Convergence theorems and the Vitali–Hahn–Saks Theorem from measure theory and the Hahn–Schur Theorem from summability. There are no books on the current market which cover the material in this book. Readers will find interesting functional analysis and the many applications to various topics in real analysis."-- Provided by publisher.
1 online resource.
  • ""Front Cover""; ""ACADEMIC CROWDSOURCING IN THE HUMANITIES""; ""Series Page""; ""ACADEMIC CROWDSOURCING IN THE HUMANITIES: Crowds, Communities and Co-production""; ""Copyright""; ""CONTENTS""; ""ABOUT THE AUTHORS""; ""PREFACE""; ""ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS""; ""1
  • Introduction: academic crowdsourcing from the periphery to the centre""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""CROWDSOURCING, CITIZEN SCIENCE AND ENGAGEMENT""; ""CROWD CONNECTIVITY: THE RISE OF SOCIAL MEDIA""; ""METHODOLOGY""; ""2
  • From citizen science to community co-production""; ""THE BUSINESS OF CROWDSOURCING""; ""CROWDSOURCING IN THE ACADEMY""
  • Processes and products: a typology of crowdsourcing""; ""HUMANITIES CROWDSOURCING: A TYPOLOGY""; ""PROCESS TYPES""; ""Transcribing""; ""Beyond transcription: correcting and modifying content""; ""Crowdsourcing as knowledge organization""; ""Crowdsourcing as creation and commentary""; ""Spatial processes: mapping and georeferencing""; ""Translating""; ""ASSET TYPES""; ""Geospatial""; ""Text""; ""Image""
  • ""Media assets: sound and video""""Ephemera and intangible cultural heritage""; ""Numerical or statistical information""; ""TASK TYPES""; ""OUTPUT TYPES""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""4
  • Crowdsourcing applied: case studies""; ""GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION""; ""Community archaeology""; ""Georeferencing""; ""TEXT""; ""Lexicography""; ""Text interpretation""; ""IMAGE""; ""Classification of images""; ""Tagging images""; ""Investigating images""; ""Researching (old) images""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""5
  • Ethical issues in humanities crowdsourcing""; ""WHAT DO WE MEAN BY ETHICS IN HUMANITIES CROWDSOURCING?""
  • Crowdsourcing and memory""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""INTERNET MEMORY""; ""COLLECTIVE MEMORY""; ""INDIVIDUAL MEMORY""; ""MEMORY AND STRUCTURE""; ""GENERIC CROWD MEMORY: SHARED METHODOLOGICAL NARRATIVES""; ""Transcribing""; ""Collaborative tagging""; ""Recording and creating content""
Academic Crowdsourcing in the Humanities lays the foundations for a theoretical framework to understand the value of crowdsourcing, an avenue that is increasingly becoming important to academia as the web transforms collaboration and communication and blurs institutional and professional boundaries. Crowdsourcing projects in the humanities have, for the most part, focused on the generation or enhancement of content in a variety of ways, leveraging the rich resources of knowledge, creativity, effort and interest among the public to contribute to academic discourse. This book explores methodologies, tactics and the "citizen science" involved.
1 online resource.
Academic Press Library in Signal Processing, Volume 6: Image and Video Processing and Analysis and Computer Vision is aimed at university researchers, post graduate students and R&D engineers in the industry, providing a tutorial-based, comprehensive review of key topics and technologies of research in both image and video processing and analysis and computer vision. The book provides an invaluable starting point to the area through the insight and understanding that it provides. With this reference, readers will quickly grasp an unfamiliar area of research, understand the underlying principles of a topic, learn how a topic relates to other areas, and learn of research issues yet to be resolved.
xviii, 254 pages ; 24 cm
Science Library (Li and Ma)