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192 p. 23 x 16 cm
Green Library
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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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1 online resource.
  • Introduction
  • Banking risk
  • Simulation models
  • Real economy, sovereign risk and banking systems linkages
  • Applications.
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xxvii, 854 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 28 cm
Science Library (Li and Ma)

5. Biopsychology [2018]

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xxiii, 595 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • What is biopsychology?
  • Foundations of biopsychology
  • Sensory and motor systems
  • Brain plasticity
  • Biopsychology of motivation
  • Disorders of cognition and emotion.
For courses in Physiological Psychology and Biopsychology Explore how the central nervous system governs behavior Biopsychology presents a clear, engaging introduction to biopsychological theory and research through a unique combination of biopsychological science and personal, reader-oriented discourse. Original author John Pinel and new co-author Steven Barnes address students directly and interweave the fundamentals of the field with clinical case studies, useful metaphors, and memorable anecdotes that make course material personally and socially relevant to readers. In addition to expanded learning objectives that guide students through the course, the Tenth Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect this rapidly progressing scientific field. Available to package with Biosychology, Tenth Edition, MyLab(TM) Psychology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. MyLab Psychology is ideal for courses requiring robust assessments. Biosychology, Tenth Edition is also available via Revel(TM), an interactive digital learning environment that replaces the print textbook, enabling students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Revel is ideal for courses where student engagement and mobile access are important. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Pearson MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. 0134743369 / 9780134743363 Biopsychology plus MyLab Psychology with eText - Access Card Package, 10/e Package consists of: 0134203690 / 9780134203690 Biopsychology, 10/e 0134727746 / 9780134727745 MyLab Psychology with eText Access Card .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134203690 20170306
Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
xvi, 699 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • 1. Introduction to Statistics 2. Exploring Data with Tables and Graphs 3. Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data 4. Probability 5. Discrete Probability Distributions 6. Normal Probability Distributions 7. Estimating Parameters and Determining Sample Sizes 8. Hypothesis Testing 9. Inferences from Two Samples 10. Correlation and Regression 11. Goodness-of-Fit and Contingency Tables 12. Analysis of Variance 13. Nonparametric Tests 14. Survival Analysis.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134039015 20170313
For courses in Introductory Statistics Real-world applications connect statistical concepts to everyday life. Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences uses a variety of real-world applications to bring statistical theories and methods to life. Through these examples and a friendly writing style, the 2nd Edition ensures that you understand concepts and develop skills in critical thinking, technology, and communication. The result of collaboration between a biological sciences expert and the author of the #1 statistics book in the country, Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences provides an excellent introduction to statistics for readers interested in the biological, life, medical, and health sciences. Also available with MyLab Statistics MyLab(TM) Statistics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(TM) does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134718011/9780134718019 Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences Plus MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134039017/9780134039015 Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Sciences*0321847997/9780321847997 MyLab Statistics Glue-in Access Card*032184839X/9780321848390 MyLab Statistics Inside Sticker for Glue-In Packages.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134039015 20170313
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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xviii, 412 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Petersen's Troy : reimagining Homeric heroes
  • Resinging The odyssey : myth and myth making in the O brother, where art thou?
  • What is old is newish again : Hercules
  • Clash of the titans, Wrath of the titans : altered prototypes and Aeschylean, Wagnerian dimensions
  • Theseus in the immortals : an ideal hero for a rough age
  • Blooming maiden and fertile goddess : the myths of Pan's labyrinth
  • The perils of oppression : the myth of Medea in Arturo Ripstein Such is life
  • Gaze, knowledge, snakes, and riddles : Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets as foundation myth
  • Arrows, roots, bread, and song : mythical aspects of the Hunger games
  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians : the Lightening Thief : an American parody of the Hero's journey
  • Lars and the Real Girl and the Pygmalion myth : trauma, community, and desire
  • Ruby Sparks : rereading Pygmalion and Narcissus.
Green Library
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online resource (xiv, 604 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Medical Library (Lane)
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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • P. Prerequisites: Fundamental Concepts of Algebra P.1 Algebraic Expressions, Mathematical Models, and Real Numbers P.2 Exponents and Scientific Notation P.3 Radicals and Rational Exponents P.4 Polynomials P.5 Factoring Polynomials P.6 Rational Expressions 1. Equations and Inequalities 1.1 Graphs and Graphing Utilities 1.2 Linear Equations and Rational Equations 1.3 Models and Applications 1.4 Complex Numbers 1.5 Quadratic Equations 1.6 Other Types of Equations 1.7 Linear Inequalities and Absolute Value Inequalities 2. Functions and Graphs 2.1 Basics of Functions and Their Graphs 2.2 More on Functions and Their Graphs 2.3 Linear Functions and Slope 2.4 More on Slope 2.5 Transformations of Functions 2.6 Combinations of Functions-- Composite Functions 2.7 Inverse Functions 2.8 Distance and Midpoint Formulas-- Circles 3. Polynomial and Rational Functions 3.1 Quadratic Functions 3.2 Polynomial Functions and Their Graphs 3.3 Dividing Polynomials-- Remainder and Factor Theorems 3.4 Zeros of Polynomial Functions 3.5 Rational Functions and Their Graphs 3.6 Polynomial and Rational Inequalities 3.7 Modeling Using Variation 4. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 4.1 Exponential Functions 4.2 Logarithmic Functions 4.3 Properties of Logarithms 4.4 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 4.5 Exponential Growth and Decay-- Modeling Data 5. Systems of Equations and Inequalities 5.1 Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables 5.2 Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables 5.3 Partial Fractions 5.4 Systems of Nonlinear Equations in Two Variables 5.5 Systems of Inequalities 5.6 Linear Programming.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134469294 20170306
For courses in College Algebra. Show students that our world is profoundly mathematical Bob Blitzer continues to inspire students with his engaging approach to mathematics, making this beloved series the #1 in the market year after year. Blitzer draws on his unique background in mathematics and behavioral science to present a wide range of vivid applications in real-life situations. Students of all majors stay engaged because Blitzer uses pop-culture and up-to-date references to connect math to students' lives, showing that our world is profoundly mathematical. With the new edition, Blitzer takes student engagement with the mathematical world to a whole new level drawing from applications across all fields as well as topics that are of interest to any college student (e.g., student loan debt, grade inflation, sleep hours of college students). Applications are also brought to life online in a new, assignable video series that explore the entertaining and mathematical Blitzer Bonus boxes. The new edition also aims to help more students to succeed in the course with just-in-time support in the text - such as Brief Review of prerequisite topics, Achieving Success boxes, and Retain the Concepts exercises - as well as support within MyLab(TM) Math such as new concept-level videos, assignable tools to enhance visualization, and more. Also available with MyLab Math MyLab(TM) Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. The new edition continues to expand the comprehensive auto-graded exercise options. In addition, MyLab Math includes new options designed to help students of all levels and majors to stay engaged and succeed in the course. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134513142 / 9780134513140 College Algebra Essentials Plus MyLab Math with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 5/e Package consists of: *0134469291 / 9780134469294 College Algebra Essentials*0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card*0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134469294 20170306
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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xi, 642, A97 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Science Library (Li and Ma)

12. Discovering music [2018]

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xxxvi, 611 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Music Library
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xxi, 764 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • 1. Introduction to Statistics 2. Exploring Data with Tables and Graphs 3. Describing, Exploring, and Comparing Data 4. Probability 5. Discrete Probability Distributions 6. Normal Probability Distributions 7. Estimating Parameters and Determining Sample Sizes 8. Hypothesis Testing 9. Inferences from Two Samples 10. Correlation and Regression 11. Goodness-of-Fit and Contingency Tables 12. Analysis of Variance 13. Nonparametric Tests 14. Statistical Process Control 15. Ethics in Statistics.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134462455 20170327
For courses in Introductory Statistics Real data brings statistics to life From opinion polls and clinical trials to self-driving cars, statistics influences and shapes the world around us. Best-selling author Marty Triola is committed to keeping Elementary Statistics relentlessly current--with an unprecedented amount of up-to-the-minute real data--so that readers of all backgrounds understand the role of statistics in the world around them. In addition to an abundance of new data sets, examples, and exercises, the 13th Edition is designed to be even more flexible, with the addition of learning objectives as an organizational tool, larger data sets, and new topics in line with advancements in statistics. In addition, readers will find more support in an all-new series of videos, more opportunities for practice, and improved support for statistical software. Elementary Statistics is part of a series that also includes an Essentials version as well as technology-specific texts, Elementary Statistics Using the TI 83/84 Plus Calculator and Elementary Statistics Using Excel. Data sets and other resources for this series are available at our website. Also available with MyLab Statistics MyLab(TM) Statistics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage readers and improve results. Within its structured environment, readers practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb the material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 00134442156 / 9780134442150 Elementary Statistics Plus MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134462459 / 9780134462455 Elementary Statistics*0321847997 / 9780321847997 MyLab Statistics Glue-in Access Card*032184839X / 9780321848390 MyLab Statistics Inside Sticker for Glue-In Packages.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134462455 20170327
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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xxiii, 824 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
For courses in Introductory Statistics Real data brings statistics to life From opinion polls and clinical trials to self-driving cars, statistics influences and shapes the world around us. Best-selling author Marty Triola is committed to keeping Elementary Statistics relentlessly current--with an unprecedented amount of up-to-the-minute real data--so that readers of all backgrounds understand the role of statistics in the world around them. In addition to an abundance of new data sets, examples, and exercises, the Sixth Edition is designed to be even more flexible, with the addition of learning objectives as an organizational tool, larger data sets, and new topics in line with advancements in statistics. In addition, readers will find more support in an all-new series of videos, more opportunities for practice, and improved support for statistical software. Elementary Statistics is part of a series that also includes an Essentials version as well as technology-specific texts, Elementary Statistics Using the TI 83/84 Plus Calculator and Elementary Statistics Using Excel. Data sets and other resources for this series are available at our website. Also available with MyLab Statistics. MyLab(TM) Statistics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage readers and improve results. Within its structured environment, readers practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb the material and understand difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab, search for: 0134508084/ 9780134508085 Elementary Statistics Using Excel Plus NEW MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 6/e Package consists of: * 0134506626 / 9780134506623 Elementary Statistics Using Excel * 0321847997 / 9780321847997 MyLab Statistics Glue-in Access Card * 032184839X / 9780321848390 MyLab Statistics Inside Sticker for Glue-In Packages.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134506623 20170327
Science Library (Li and Ma)
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xxvi, 822 pages : illustrations, forms ; 24 cm
  • Taking the plunge
  • Leaving your employer
  • Selecting and working with an attorney
  • Deciding whether to incorporate
  • Structuring the ownership
  • Forming and working with the board
  • Raising money and securities regulation
  • Marshaling human resources
  • Contracts and leases
  • E-commerce, sales, and consumer privacy
  • Operational liabilities, insurance, and compliance
  • Creditors' rights and bankruptcy
  • Venture capital
  • Intellectual property and licensing
  • Going global
  • Buying and selling a business
  • Going public.
Law Library (Crown)
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1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
  • 1. Science and Sustainability Our Island, Earth The Nature of Environmental Science The Nature of Science Sustainability and Our Future 2. Earth's Physical Systems Matter, Chemistry, and the Environment Energy: An Introduction Geology: The Physical Basis for Environmental Science Geologic and Natural Hazards 3. Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology Evolution: The Source of Earth's Biodiversity Ecology and the Organism Population Ecology Conserving Biodiversity 4. Species Interactions and Community Ecology Species Interactions Ecological Communities Earth's Biomes 5. Environmental Systems and Ecosystem Ecology Earth's Environmental Systems Ecosystems Biogeochemical Cycles 6. Ethics, Economics, and Sustainable Development Culture, Worldview, and the Environment Environmental Ethics Economics and the Environment Sustainable Development 7. Environmental Policy Environmental Policy: An Overview U.S. Environmental Law and Policy International Environmental Policy Approaches to Environmental Policy 8. Human Population Our World at Seven Billion Demography Population and Society 9. The Underpinnings of Agriculture The Changing Face of Agriculture Soil: A Foundation of Agriculture Water for Agriculture Nutrients for Plants Pollination Conserving Agricultural Resources 10. Making Agriculture Sustainable The Race to Feed the World Raising Animals for Food Preserving Crop Diversity and Pollinators Controlling Pests and Weeds Genetically Modified Food Organic Agriculture Sustainable Food Production 11. Biodiversity and Conservation Biology Life's Diversity on Earth Benefits of Biodiversity Biodiversity Loss and Extinction Conservation Biology: The Search for Solutions 12. Forests, Forest Management, and Protected Areas Forest Ecosystems and Forest Resources Forest Loss Forest Management Parks and Protected Areas 13. The Urban Environment Our Urbanizing World Sprawl Creating Livable Cities Urban Sustainability 14. Environmental Health and Toxicology Environmental Health Toxic Substances and Their Effects on Organisms Toxic Substances and Their Effects on Ecosystems Studying Effects of Hazards Risk Assessment and Risk Management Philosophical and Policy Approaches 15. Freshwater Systems and Resources Freshwater Systems Solutions to Depletion of Fresh Water Freshwater Pollution and Its Control 16. Marine and Coastal Systems and Resources The Oceans Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Marine Pollution Emptying the Oceans Marine Conservation 17. Atmospheric Science, Air Quality, and Pollution Control The Atmosphere Outdoor Air Quality Ozone Depletion and Recovery Addressing Acid Deposition Indoor Air Quality 18. Global Climate Change Our Dynamic Climate Studying Climate Change Current and Future Trends and Impacts Responding to Climate Change 19. Fossil Fuels Sources of Energy Fossil Fuels: Their Formation, Extraction, and Use Reaching Further for Fossil Fuels Addressing Impacts of Fossil Fuel Use Energy Efficiency and Conservation 20. Conventional Energy Alternatives Alternatives to Fossil Fuels Nuclear Power Bioenergy Hydroelectric Power 21. New Renewable Energy Alternatives "New" Renewable Energy Sources Solar Energy Wind Power Geothermal Energy Ocean Energy Sources Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 22. Managing Our Waste Approaches to Waste Management Municipal Solid Waste Industrial Solid Waste Hazardous Waste 23. Minerals and Mining Earth's Mineral Resources Mining Methods and Their Impacts Toward Sustainable Mineral Use 24. Sustainable Solutions Sustainability on Campus Strategies for Sustainability Precious Time.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134204888 20170306
For courses in introductory environmental science. Help Students Connect Current Environmental Issues to the Science Behind Them Environment: The Science behind the Stories is a best seller for the introductory environmental science course known for its student-friendly narrative style, its integration of real stories and case studies, and its presentation of the latest science and research. The 6th Edition features new opportunities to help students see connections between integrated case studies and the science in each chapter, and provides them with opportunities to apply the scientific process to environmental concerns. Also available with Mastering Environmental Science Mastering(TM) Environmental Science is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment system designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature personalized wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience and help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering(TM) Environmental Science does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Environmental Science, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Environmental Science, search for: 0134145933 / 9780134145938 Environment: The Science behind the Stories Plus Mastering Environmental Science with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134204883 / 9780134204888 Environment: The Science behind the Stories *0134510194 / 9780134510194 Mastering Environmental Science with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Environment: The Science behind the Stories.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134204888 20170306
Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
online resource (xi, 704 pages) : illustrations, charts
  • What is evidence-based physical diagnosis?
  • Diagnostic accuracy of physical findings
  • Using the tables in this book
  • Using the evidence-based medicine calculator (expert consult)
  • Reliability of physical findings
  • Mental status examination
  • Stance and gait
  • Jaundice
  • Cyanosis
  • Anemia
  • Hypovolemia
  • Protein-energy malnutrition and weight loss
  • Obesity
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Pulse rate and contour
  • Abnormalities of pulse rhythm
  • Blood pressure
  • Temperature
  • Respiratory rate and abnormal breathing patterns
  • Pulse oximetry
  • The pupils
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • The red eye
  • Hearing
  • Thyroid and its disorders
  • Meninges
  • Peripheral lymphadenopathy
  • Inspection of the chest
  • Palpation and percussion of the chest
  • Auscultation of the lungs
  • Ancillary tests
  • Pneumonia
  • Chronic obstructive lung disease
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pleural effusion
  • Inspection of the neck veins
  • Percussion of the heart
  • Palpation of the heart
  • Auscultation of the heart : general principles
  • The first and second heart sounds
  • The third and fourth heart sounds
  • Miscellaneous heart sounds
  • Heart murmurs : general principles
  • Aortic stenosis
  • Aortic regurgitation
  • Miscellaneous heart murmurs
  • Disorders of the pericardium
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Inspection of the abdomen
  • Palpation and percussion of the abdomen
  • Abdominal pain and tenderness
  • Auscultation of the abdomen
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • The diabetic foot
  • Edema and deep vein thrombosis
  • Examination of the musculoskeletal system
  • Visual field testing
  • Nerves of the eye muscles (iii, iv, and vi) : approach to diplopia
  • Miscellaneous cranial nerves
  • Examination of the motor system : approach to weakness
  • Examination of the sensory system
  • Examination of the reflexes
  • Disorders of the nerve roots, plexuses, and peripheral nerves
  • Coordination and cerebellar testing
  • Tremor and Parkinson disease
  • Hemorrhagic versus ischemic stroke
  • Acute vertigo and imbalance
  • Examination of nonorganic neurologic disorders
  • Examination of patients in the intensive care unit
  • Likelihood ratios, confidence intervals, and pre-test probability.
Medical Library (Lane)
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xviii, 570 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • 1 The Mathematics of Elections 1.1 The Basic Elements of an Election 1.2 The Plurality Method 1.3 The Borda Count Method 1.4 The Plurality-with-Elimination Method 1.5 The Method of Pairwise Comparisons 1.6 Fairness Criteria and Arrow's Impossibility Theorem 2 The Mathematics of Power 2.1 An Introduction to Weighted Voting 2.2 Banzhaf Power 2.3 Shapley-Shubik Power 2.4 Subsets and Permutations 3 The Mathematics of Sharing 3.1 Fair-Division Games 3.2 The Divider-Chooser Method 3.3 The Lone-Divider Method 3.4 The Lone-Chooser Method 3.5 The Method of Sealed Bids 3.6 The Method of Markers 4 The Mathematics of Apportionment 4.1 Apportionment Problems and Apportionment Methods 4.2 Hamilton's Method 4.3 Jefferson's Method 4.4 Adams's and Webster's Methods 4.5 The Huntington-Hill Method 4.6 The Quota Rule and Apportionment Paradoxes 5 The Mathematics of Getting Around 5.1 Street-Routing Problems 5.2 An Introduction to Graphs 5.3 Euler's Theorems and Fleury's Algorithm 5.4 Eulerizing and Semi-Eulerizing Graphs 6 The Mathematics of Touring 6.1 What Is a Traveling Salesman Problem? 6.2 Hamilton Paths and Circuits 6.3 The Brute-Force Algorithm 6.4 The Nearest-Neighbor and Repetitive Nearest-Neighbor Algorithms 6.5 The Cheapest-Link Algorithm 7 The Mathematics of Networks 7.1 Networks and Trees 7.2 Spanning Trees, MSTs, and MaxSTs 7.3 Kruskal's Algorithm 8 The Mathematics of Scheduling 8.1 An Introduction to Scheduling 8.2 Directed Graphs 8.3 Priority-List Scheduling 8.4 The Decreasing-Time Algorithm 8.5 Critical Paths and the Critical-Path Algorithm 9 Population Growth Models 9.1 Sequences and Population Sequences 9.2 The Linear Growth Model 9.3 The Exponential Growth Model 9.4 The Logistic Growth Model 10 Financial Mathematics 10.1 Percentages 10.2 Simple Interest 10.3 Compound Interest 10.4 Retirement Savings 10.5 Consumer Debt 11 The Mathematics of Symmetry 11.1 Rigid Motions 11.2 Reflections 11.3 Rotations 11.4 Translations 11.5 Glide Reflections 11.6 Symmetries and Symmetry Types 11.7 Patterns 12 Fractal Geometry 12.1 The Koch Snowflake and Self-Similarity 12.2 The Sierpinski Gasket and the Chaos Game 12.3 The Twisted Sierpinski Gasket 12.4 The Mandelbrot Set 13 Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Ratio 13.1 Fibonacci Numbers 13.2 The Golden Ratio 13.3 Gnomons 13.4 Spiral Growth in Nature 14 Censuses, Surveys, Polls, and Studies 14.1 Enumeration 14.2 Measurement 14.3 Cause and Effect 15 Graphs, Charts, and Numbers 15.1 Graphs and Charts 15.2 Means, Medians, and Percentiles 15.3 Ranges and Standard Deviations 16 Probabilities, Odds, and Expectations 16.1 Sample Spaces and Events 16.2 The Multiplication Rule, Permutations, and Combinations 16.3 Probabilities and Odds 16.4 Expectations 16.5 Measuring Risk 17 The Mathematics of Normality 17.1 Approximately Normal Data Sets 17.2 Normal Curves and Normal Distributions 17.3 Modeling Approximately Normal Distributions 17.4 Normality in Random Events Answers to Selected Exercises Index Photo Credits.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134468372 20170313
For courses in Liberal Arts Mathematics. Math: Applicable, Accessible, Modern Excursions in Modern Mathematics introduces readers to the power and beauty of math. By developing an appreciation for the aesthetics and applicability of mathematics, readers who previously felt math was an "unknowable" subject can approach it with a new perspective. Contemporary topics ranging from elections, to networks, to analyzing data show readers that math is an accessible tool that can be applicable and interesting for anyone. Refinement and updating of examples and exercises, plus increased resources, makes the 9th Edition a relevant, accessible, and complete program. Also available with MyLab Math. MyLab(TM) Math is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Math does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Math, search for: 0134442229 / 9780134442228 Excursions in Modern Mathematics plus MyLab Math -- Access Card Package Package consists of: *0134468376 / 9780134468372 Excursions in Modern Mathematics*0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyLab Math -- Glue-in Access Card*0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyLab Math Inside Star Sticker MyLab Math should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780134468372 20170313
Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
xxxv, 426 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: To the Reader Some Theoretical Starting Places About This Book Readings Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, from "Queer and Now" Michael Warner, from "Queer and Then?" SECTION I: Histories Chapter 1. Before Identity: The Ancient World through the 19th Century Greek Paiderastia Pederasty in Other Early Cultures: The Middle East and Asia Gender Variance in Pre-Columbian America and India Same-Sex Relationships and Desires in Judeo-Christian Cultures Desires for Identity Romantic Friendships and Boston Marriages Molly-Houses: Early Homoerotic Subculture in England Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings Sappho, "To a Maiden" Abu Nuwas, "In the Bath-house" and "My Lover Has Started to Shave" Zulali Khwansari, from the Epic Poem "Masnavi" Ihara Saikaku, "Bamboo Clappers Strike the Hateful Number" Wu Meicun, "Song of Beau Wang" Ancient Egyptian Binding Spell Order for Solemnization of Same-Sex Union Wadham Limericks Chapter 2. Sexology: Constructing the Modern Homosexual Victorian Sex: Some Background Sexology: Defining a Field of Study A Sexologist in Depth: Havelock Ellis Paving the Way for Freud Sexology and Early Sexual Rights Movements Sexology's Legacy Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings Havelock Ellis, from "History II" and "History XXXVI. - Miss H. Aged 30" Kurt Hiller, Appeal to the Second International Congress for Sexual Reform on Behalf of an Oppressed Human Variety (Introduction and translation by John Lauritsen) John D'Emilio, "Capitalism and Gay Identity" Chapter 3. Toward Liberation Medical Models of Homosexuality Urban Life and Sexual Expression World War II and Homosexuality McCarthy and the Purge of the "Perverts" The Homophile Movement Emerging Visibility and Activism The Politics of Liberation Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings "Donald Webster Cory" (Edward Sagarin) and John P. LeRoy, "Should Homosexuality Be Eliminated?" Marilyn Barrow, "Living Propaganda" Radicalesbians, "The Woman-identified Woman" Combahee River Collective, "The Combahee River Collective Statement" Chapter 4. Queer Normalization and Beyond AIDS: Epidemic and Activism Antigay Backlash and Hate-Crimes Legislation The Attractions and Effects of Normalization Inclusion versus Assimilation: Two Approaches to Securing Rights Trans Becoming Visible LGBTQ Rights in a Global Context The Cost of Assimilation Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings From the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Preamble and Section on Equality from the Bill of Rights Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, "Free and Equal in Dignity and Rights, " Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 12 December 2011 U.S. Congress Original Defense of Marriage Act Legislation, One Hundred Fourth Congress of the United States of America U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage, June 2015, Obergefell et al., certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit SECTION II: Politics Chapter 5. Nature, Nurture, and Identity Kinsey After Kinsey Challenging Binaries The Quest for the Gay Gene Nature-Nurture: What's at Stake? Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings Windy M. Brown, Christopher J. Finn, Bradley M. Cooke, and S. Marc Breedlove, "Differences in Finger Length Ratios between Self-identified 'Butch' and 'Femme' Lesbians" Albert Mohler, "Is Your Baby Gay? What If You Could Know? What If You Could Do Something about It?" Rictor Norton, from "Essentialism" Chapter 6. Queer Diversities L ... G ... T ... : A Story of Push and Pull Bisexual Erasure in the LGBTQ Community Intersexuality Q: Beyond Sexual Identity A for Allies Diverse Controversies Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings Amber Hollibaugh, "Queers without Money: They Are Everywhere. But We Refuse to See Them" John Aravosis, "How Did the T Get in LGBT?" Susan Stryker, "Why the T in LGBT Is Here to Stay" Chapter 7. Intersectionalities The "Down Low" and Applied Intersectional Theory Women, Class, and Internationality Tools for Intersectional Analysis Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings Kathy Y. Wilson, "Just a Closer Walk with Thee" Richard Thompson Ford, "What's Queer about Race?" Sonnet Gabbard, "Preserving the Nation: Transitional Serbia, the European Union, and Homophobia" SECTION III: Representations Chapter 8: Queer Literatures Whitman and His Descendants Oscar Wilde Radclyffe Hall Lesbian Pulp Novels Gay Male Pulp Novels Transgender Novels Emerging Queer Literary Voices Queering Books for Young People Queer Literature: Global Disruptions Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings Walt Whitman, "We Two Boys Together Clinging" Michael Field, "Sometimes I Do Despatch My Heart" and "It Was Deep April" Edward Carpenter, "Love's Vision" Langston Hughes, "I, Too, Sing America" Judy Grahn, "A History of Lesbianism" June Jordan, "Poem about My Rights" Audre Lorde, "A Woman Speaks" Ann Bannon, from I Am a Woman Chapter 9. Visual and Performing Arts Visualizing the Homoerotic The Expatriates Physique Magazines Fine Art: From the Beautiful to the Political Backlash Against Queer Art Performing Queer: Theater Art and Consumerism Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings Steven C. Dubin, from "Art's Enemies: Censors to the Right of Me, Censors to the Left of Me" Chapter 10. Film and Television Visibility and Representation Varieties of Queerness in Contemporary Film Fire and Carol Small-Screen Queers Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings Maria Pramaggiore, "Fishing for Girls: Romancing Lesbians in New Queer Cinema" Kara Keeling, "'Joining the Lesbians': Cinematic Regimes of Black Lesbian Visibility" Gayatri Gopinath, from "Local Sites/Global Contexts: The Transnational Trajectories of Fire and 'The Quilt'" Chapter 11. Queers and the Internet Queer Social Networking Internet Censorship and Corporatization Internet Activism Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings Andil Gosine, "Brown to Blond at Gay.com: Passing White in Queer Cyberspace" Uttarika Kumaran, "Disabled, Gay, and as Normal as You" Chapter 12. Queer Cultures: Alternative Media and the Search for Queer Space Documentary Films Film and Music Festivals Queer Music LGBTQ Journalism: Magazines, Newspapers, and Comics Many Journeys, Many Homes Questions for Discussion References and Further Reading Readings Michael Sibalis, from "Urban Space and Homosexuality: The Example of the Marais, Paris' 'Gay Ghetto'" Sergio Arguello, "They Were Here First: LGBTQ Seniors in Los Angeles" Glossary Index About the Authors.
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"Finding Out is an excellent and much-needed overview of LBGTQ studies, providing a thorough history and evocative readings reflecting a variety of perspectives and experiences." - Brecken Chinn, Curry College The new Third Edition of Finding Out: An Introduction to LGBTQ Studies provides readers with an accessible and riveting introduction to LGBTQ (lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender-queer) studies. Designed as a combination of introductory text and reader, Finding Out helps students understand the growth and development of LGBTQ identities and the interdisciplinary nature of sexuality studies. The book combines comprehensive introductory and explanatory material with primary source readings. The authors provide context (from history, literature and the arts, media, politics, and more) to form a coherent framework for understanding the included debates and readings. Going beyond simply providing a historical account, this easy-to-follow text offers an in-depth examination of LGBTQ culture and society-making LGBTQ studies a central part of your course coverage.
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20. Finite mathematics [2018]

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1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
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