Biomedical Signal and Image Processing

Written for senior-level and first year graduate students in biomedical signal and image processing. this book describes fundamental signal and image processing techniques that are used to process biomedical information..

Professional Baking

This new edition gives professional and home bakers peerless up-to-date coverage of the theory and practice of baking. Keeping pace with current trends in the field. this edition includes a new chapter on baking for special diets..

Doing Better for Families

All OECD governments want to give parents more choice in their work and family decisions. This book looks at the different ways in which governments support families..

A Cry from the Dark

Bettina Whitelaw is a grand dame of the English literary scene. Approaching eighty. with a beautiful flat in Holland Park and a comfortable income. her life is not dissimilar to that of her wealthy..

Learning Together with Young Children

Many curriculum books treat teaching as something teachers do "to" or "for" children. Deb Curtis and Margie Carter. best-selling authors in the early learning field..

The New Kid on the Block

Over 100 hilarious poems about strange creatures and people--from jellyfish stew to a bouncing mouse. and a boneless chicken. "The illustrations bring a frivolity to a fever pitch".--School Library Journal..

Simple Soirees

Food journalist. cookbook author. and former caterer Peggy Knickerbocker lives in two of the greatest food cities in the world - Paris and San Francisco..

365 Orange Recipes

Excerpt from 365 Orange Recipes: An Orange Recipe for Every Day in the Year Steep 1/2 box of gelatine in 1/2 cupful of water until soft. Scald 1 cupful of milk. add 3/4 cupful of sugar and the gelatine and stir until dissolved..

Introduction to Topology

Highly regarded for its exceptional clarity. imaginative and instructive exercises. and fine writing style. this concise book offers an ideal introduction to the fundamentals of topology..

Yuletide Ice Cube Fair

It's that wonderful time of year again---the Yuletide Ice Cube Fair. It's a time of festivity and fun as veggies gather to munch on snow cones. slurp down slushies. and ice skate on the frozen pond..

History of Twelve Caesars, Vol. 2

Excerpt from History of Twelve Caesars. Vol. 2: Translated Into English by Philemon Holland. Anno 1606. With an Introd. by Charles Whibley But. as the opinion of the world went. his death contrived by the wicked plot of Tiberius..

A Man Walks Into a Bar 3

Did you hear about the scarecrow that won the Nobel Prize. He was outstanding in his field. What kind of cheese can hide a horse. Mascarpone. What about the red ship and the purple ship that collided at sea..


Alexandre Dumas (1802-70). one of the most popular writers of all time. is the author of The Count of Monte Cristo. The Three Musketeers. and The Knight of Maison-Rouge (all available from the Modern Library)..

The Bar Kokhba War Reconsidered

The Second Jewish Revolt against the Roman dominion (132-135 CE) considerably changed the political and cultural landscape of Jewish Palestine. Judaea was almost completely devastated..

Paper Towns

From the #1 bestselling author of "The Fault in Our Stars"

Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery. "New York Times" bestseller. "USA Today" bestseller..

Van Gogh's Letters

A beautifully illustrated book which pairs Van Gogh's passionate letters to family and friends with his paintings and newly popular drawings. They exhibit the artist's genius and depth of observation and feeling in its most naked form..

The Lobotomist

The Lobotomist explores one of the darkest chapters of American medicine: the desperate attempt to treat the hundreds of thousands of psychiatric patients in need of help during the middle decades of the twentieth century..

Treatment of Voice Disorders

Essential for the voice team. covering the medical and therapeutic treatment of voice problems Coverage includes considerations for treatment of professional and normal voice This book presents the entire range of behavioral..

Jamie - King of the Kitchen

Jamie Oliver is Britain's best-loved chef. His matey charm and down-to-earth approach to cooking - from The Naked Chef to 30-Minute Meals - have made him a household favourite the length and breadth of the country..

Charmayne James on Barrel Racing

This is the first-ever book that shares the training techniques and philosophy of Charmayne James. the most successful barrel racer in history. Charmayne shares her novel methods in her own words..

Exile on Main Street

Recorded during the blazing hot summer of 1971 at Villa Nellcte. Keith Richardss seaside mansion in southern France. Exile on Main Street has been hailed as one of the greatest rock records of all time..

Plain Talk

A visionary. maverick. and genuine American business hero. Ken Iverson is one of the most closely-watched business leaders in the world. Credited with single-handedly rejuvenating the rapidly declining American steel industry to the status of world-class producer..

My Incredible Sticker Atlas

This bumper sticker atlas book is both entertaining and educational. Kids will have lots of fun learning about the world as they find the right places for over 1..

Greenland (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from Greenland In the leading Poem of this Collection. the Author frankly acknowledges that he has so far failed. as to be under the necessity of sending it forth incomplete..

Eat Smart

Explains how proper nutrition can build a healthy body and discusses other health concerns such as sleep. hygiene. and exercise..

The Alps Approach

This work takes the research completed by Alistair Smith together with the practical methods developed by Nicola Call and presents them in an easy-to-follow model. This book contains hundreds of practical examples of success..

Journey to the Center of the Earth [With Books]

Read-Along Includes: 1 paperback and 1 audio CD. These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers..

Ellie's Story : A Dog's Purpose Novel

"Ellie's Story" is a heartwarming illustrated novel adapted for young readers from the beloved and "New York Times" bestselling "A Dog's Purpose" by W. Bruce Cameron.

Ellie is a very special dog with a very important purpose..

Duplicity - Autographed Copy

In DUPLICITY. the newest thriller from former Speaker of the House and bestselling author Newt Gingrich. such an invisible hand overseeing havoc worldwide plays a major role. Gingrich has teamed with former "Washington Post "reporter and bestselling author Pete Earley to create a highly plausible mix of domestic and global action in this ripped-from-the-headlines thriller..

Freud on Religion

Freud argued that religions originate in the unconscious needs. longings and fantasies of human minds. His work has served to highlight how any analysis of religion must explore mental life. both the cognitive and the unconscious..

Jazz Chant Fairy Tales

Jazz Chant Fairy Tales is a collection of enchanting fairy tales. Set to rhythm. each fairy tale presents basic language structures and teaches conversational American English..

Statistical Tools for Measuring Agreement

Agreement assessment techniques are widely used in examining the acceptability of a new or generic process. methodology and/or formulation in areas of lab performance..

The Learners

Fresh out of college in the summer of 1961. Happy lands his first job as a graphic designer (okay. art assistant) at a small Connecticut advertising agency populated by a cast of endearing eccentrics..

Electronic Engineering and Information Science

The International Conference of Electronic Engineering and Information Science 2015 (ICEEIS 2015) was held on January 17-18. 2015. Harbin. China. This proceedings volume assembles papers from various researchers..

Red River, Volume 21

Unrest is stirring in Egypt. where Yuri is being prepared to become the bride of General Ramses. When she sees the state of the people. she takes action that results in an unexpected reunion with four of her friends from Kail's court..

Garbage Trucks (Machines at Work

This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the parts of a garbage truck and different kinds of trucks used to collect trash..

Russian Imperialism and Naval Power

From 1904-1905. Russia and Japan were locked in conflict arising from rival imperial ambitions in the Far East. Nicholas Papastratigakis offers an integrated analysis of Russian naval strategy in the decade before this Russo-Japanese War..

Speech of the Hon. V. E Howard, of Texas

Excerpt from Speech of the Hon. V. E Howard. of Texas: Against the Admission of California. and the Dismemberment of Texas. Delivered in the House of Representatives. June 11. 1850. in the Committee of the Whole on the California Message The House being in Committee of the Whole..

The Ice and the Stars

With rich imagery and compelling characters. the Ice and the Stars tells a story of two human communities separated by a yawning gulf of years. What happens when a chance discovery radically changes our perceptions of human history..

The Case for Christmas

Who was in the manger that first Christmas morning. Some say he would become a great moral leader. Others. a social critic. Still others view Jesus as a profound philosopher. a rabbi..

Ultra High Dilution

This is the first multidisciplinary work to address in a serious and strictly scientific way the how's and why's underlying the actions of ultra high dilutions (UHD). The contributions. all of them written by leading scientists in the fields of physics..

Jumping for Junk Food

When Billy Burgers gets a bad report at the doctor. his mom starts pushing fruits and veggies and cutting out the junk food. Delirious from his cravings. Billy swipes a bag of chips from the school cafeteria and devours them..

The Integrated Mind

In this book we are trying to illuminate the persistent and nag- ging questions of how mind. life. and the essence of being relate to brain mechanisms. We do that not because we have a commit- ment to bear witness to the boring issue of reductionism but be- cause we want to know more about what it's all about..

An Artful Remedy

When a government-sponsored high technology venture suddenly goes bust. Luke Barber loses his investment. But was he deliberately defrauded by one of the directors. Luke sets out to recover his money by fair means or foul..

Weird Christmas

This delightfully quirky celebration of the world's favourite holiday reveals the strange and curious side of Christmas. from how Rudolph got his red nose to what the Star of Bethlehem might really have been..

Art in Great Britain and Ireland

Excerpt from Art in Great Britain and Ireland The history of art in the British Isles - which still remains to be written - will be the history of a frequently arrested and frequently diverted development..

Never Say Never

In "Never Before" and "Never Again." award-winning author Jo-Ann Power evoked the drama and elegance of the Gilded Age with wonderful romances of American heiresses Victorian England would never forget..

Remembering Postmodernism

The postmodern in Canadian visual arts had reached its zenith by the late 1980s. When Remembering Postmodernism was published just a few yeast later. it was perfectly poised to be the first detailed examination of this movement in Canadian art..

Education, Arts, and Morality

Inspired by Howard Gruber's Evolving Systems Approach. these studies explore creativity in several domains. The idea that the creative person embodies a system of loosely coupled sub-systems - knowledge..

Winnie-The-Pooh's 2005 Wall Calendar

Pooh and his friends are back to delight Pooh admirers every day of the year. With bigger and brighter images and a sturdy die-cut of Pooh and friends at the top. this charming wall calendar features an Ernest H..

Hating Alison Ashley

There was one kid. Alison Ashley. and becuase no one was sitting next to me. Miss Belmont put Alison Ashley there. And from the first day I hated her. Alison Ashley is sheer perfection in every department..

LEGO Super Heroes Heroes of Justice

Join forces with Super Heroes to take on Lex Luthor in thrilling battle high above Metropolis. Launch the Batwing with Batman in the cockpit and fold out the wings. Fly with Superman and Wonder Woman to stop Lois falling..

Harmonizing Your Craniosacral System

This is an innovative. illustrated guide to craniosacral therapy self-treatments that initiates overall relaxation and self-healing. The book is packed with illustrative colour photographs to aid the reader with technique and more..

The Advocate

At the trial of Christ. Theophilus. brilliant young "assessore" raised in the Roman aristocracy. stands behind Pontius Pilate and whispers. "Offer to release Barabbas." The strategy backfires..

The Wisdom of Forgiveness

Chan's intimate conversations with the Dalai Lama reveal His Holiness's personal fears- under which circumstances he believes he could be capable of violence- how the experience of profound spiritual insight feels in the body and mind- and more..

A Toast to a Talk-Show Host

This light. uplifting book is a tribute to the sensational talk-show host who captured the hearts of millions. becoming a phenomenon internationally. Although geared towards fans of David Letterman..

Hitler and Nazism

Hitler and Nazism is an essential introduction to a notorious figure and crucial theme in modern European history. Focusing on the key themes of Nazi domestic policy. this book draws together the results of recent research into a concise analysis of the nature of Nazi rule and its impact on German society..

Hidden Hands in the Market

In much of the world's economy. production. exchange and consumption are regulated by the Market. which is widely believed to be based on economic rationality and driven by a desire to consume. But there are different views of how the Market operates..

Blood on the Stage, 480 B.C. to 1600 A.D.

This volume examines the key representations of transgression drama produced between 480 B.C. and 1600. Arranged in chronological order. the entries consist of plot summary (often including significant dialogue)..

Metal Works Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower Metal Earth 3D Laser Cut Model: Located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. the Eiffel Tower has become a global icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world..

Zhukov's Greatest Defeat

One of the least-known stories of World War II. Operation Mars was an epic military disaster. Designed to dislodge the German Army from its position west of Moscow..

The Trials of Apollo, Book One : The Hidden Oracle

How do you punish an immortal.

By making him human.

After angering his father Zeus. the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented. he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy..

The Scorch Trials

Read the second book in the #1 "New York Times" bestselling Maze Runner series that is now a major motion picture and is perfectfor fans of "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent..

The Complete Works of Saint John of the Cross

St. Alphonsus writes: "a single bad book will be sufficient to cause the destruction of a monastery." Pope Pius XII wrote in 1947 at the beatification of Blessed Maria Goretti: "There rises to Our lips the cry of the Saviour: 'Woe to the world because of scandals..

Tourism,Recreation and Climate Change

Climate change is one of the major environmental issues facing the world today. As the worlds largest industry tourism both contributes to and will be dramatically affected by climate change..

Current Issues in Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation

In the 100 years since the legume-Rhizobium symbiotic nitrogen fixation interaction was first described. interest in this field has grown rapidly. The types of studies have been cyclical in nature. involving a cross-section of disciplines..

The Essentials of Sports Reporting and Writing

In The Essentials of Sports Reporting and Writing. authors Scott Reinardy and Wayne Wanta employ their own professional experience as sports writers and editors to give students a useful and practical view of the sports writing profession..

Acupressure for Lovers

In Chinese medicine. acupressure points are considered gateways for the human electrical energy that runs throughout the body. This energy is essential for optimal sexual pleasure and Gach explains with line drawings..

Zoo 2 (Bookshots)

James Patterson's ZOO was just the beginning. The planet is still under violent siege by ferocious animals. Humans are their desperate prey. Except some humans are evolving. mutating into a savage species that could save civilization-or end it..

Kharn : Eater of Worlds

The Horus Heresy is over and The World Eaters Legion needs a leader.Their greatest hero. Kharn. lies in a coma. but will his awakening save them. or doom them entirely.

The Horus Heresy is over and the Traitor Legions have scattered..

Music Theory and the Exploration of the Past

In recent decades. increased specialization has sharply separated music theory from historical musicology. Music Theory and the Exploration of the Past brings together a group of essays--written by theorists and musicologists--that seek to bridge this gap..

The Chichi Hoohoo Bogeyman

Strange events and an undercurrent of tension permeate The Chichi Hoohoo Bogeyman. While secretly exploring an old fort on the South Dakota prairie. three Indian girls encounter a stranger..

The Language of Poetry

This work develops the student's ability to read and evaluate poetic texts of many kinds and includes activities. commentaries and extensions of each extract. It covers a variety of poetic language..

Paris (City Walks with Kids)

"City Walks with Kids: Paris" guides adults with children ages 5 and up through the best child-friendly attractions the city has to offer. Each card outlines a self-guided walking adventure..

Jake's 100th Day of School

Jake is so excited about his 100th Day of School. he runs to catch the school bus without his project. but fortunately. with the help of his principal. Jake is able to find a perfect substitute for his project..

The Aging Kidney in Health and Disease

This volume will be a reliable source on the management of the elderly with renal disease. There is an ever-increasing proportion of the aging population affected by renal disease and hypertension..

Get Through MCEM

Designed for candidates sitting the MCEM Part A examination. this book is an invaluable tool for exam preparation. success in which is obligatory for entry into higher specialist training..

Model Engineers' Workshop Projects

This collection of eighteen unique projects for home workshop equipment enables the model engineer to create useful and even essential items that cannot be purchased commercially. including an auxiliary workbench..

When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer

Originally composed in 1873. Whitman's evocative poem is beautifully and timelessly recast by "New York Times" bestselling illustrator Loren Long to tell the story of a young boy who dreams of outer space..

Behind Sach

"Your father is the American Chaplin." -Groucho Marx (speaking to Gary Hall) "Huntz Hall was a complicated person: extremely generous and loving on the one hand..

Born to Run

"Writing about yourself is a funny business... But in a project like this. the writer has made one promise. to show the reader his mind. In these pages. I've tried to do this."-Bruce Springsteen..

Continuous Delivery

Winner of the 2011 Jolt Excellence Award. Getting software released to users is often a painful. risky. and time-consuming process. This groundbreaking new book sets out the principles and technical practices that enable rapid..

Mocking the Age

Explores the comic device Roth uses to satirize his times. the Jewish community. and himself..

Driven to Distraction

Groundbreaking and comprehensive. "Driven to Distraction "has been a lifeline to the approximately eighteen million Americans who are thought to have ADHD. Now the bestselling book is revised and updated with current medical information for a new generation searching for answers..

When They Read What We Write

Stimulated by discussions of ethics and responsibility in anthropological fieldwork. this collection of essays explores what happens when people who are the subjects of the research read or learn about what has been written about them..

The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr

The Reverend Martin Luther King. Jr.. a brilliant speaker and one of the key leaders of the civil rights movement. was in Memphis to speak. On the night of 3 April 1968. he delivered one of his most oft-quoted speeches to a packed church..

Everything is Energy

Sidra Jafri guides the reader through the simple 9-step process she has created called 'The Awakening'. Each principle builds upon the previous one to create a solid foundation that will then help you to explore your past..

What Are You Going to Do with Your Life?

Whether he is interviewing God ( I must be the first since Moses to be allowed into your presence ). preaching on marriage as music. or reflecting on a visit to his parents grave. Friedman always has the power to surprise us and invite us to change..

Kiss Tomorrow Hello

A collection of blazingly honest. smart. and often humorous essays on middle age contributed by well-known writers such as Julia Glass. Joyce Maynard. Lolly Winston..

Mars Surface Map

More than 6.000 images from NASA spacecraft have been used to create this full-color portrayal of the red planet's surface. Prepared by the US Geological Survey..

Issues in Bioinvasion Science

This volume presents key contributions of the First National Conference on Invasive Alien Species. held in Spain in 2003. Topics included cut across all aspects of non-native species invasions..


This is a superbly illustrated volume showcasing the increasingly popular "global language" of infographics. Infographics are graphic visual representations of information. data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly..