Clear explanations, an uncluttered and appealing layout, and examples and exercises featuring a variety of real-life applications have made this book popular among students year after year. This latest edition of Swokowski and Cole's ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY retains these features. The problems have been consistently praised for being at just the right level for precalculus students. The book also provides calculator examples, including specific keystrokes that show how to use various graphing calculators to solve problems more quickly. Perhaps most important--this book effectively prepares readers for further courses in mathematics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This book contains the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Modeling and Simulation in Engineering, Economics, and Management, MS 2013, held in Castellón de la Plana, Spain, in June 2013. The event was co-organized by the AMSE Association and the SoGReS Research Group of the Jaume I University. This edition of the conference paid special attention to modeling and simulation in diverse fields of business management. The 28 full papers in this book were carefully reviewed and selected from 65 submissions. They are organized in topical sections on: modeling and simulation in CSR and sustainable development; modeling and simulation in finance and accounting; modeling and simulation in management and marketing; modeling and simulation in economics and politics; knowledge-based expert and decision support systems; and modeling and simulation in engineering.
Education is increasingly being involved with technological resources in order to meet the needs of emerging generations, consequently changing the way people teach and learn. Game-based learning is a growing aspect of pedagogical practice, and it is important to disseminate research trends and innovations in this field. The Handbook of Research on Immersive Digital Games in Educational Environments provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of digital games and technological resources and applications within contemporary education. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as digital integration, educational simulation, and learning theories, this book is ideally designed for teachers, pre-service teachers, students, educational researchers, and education software developers seeking current research on diverse immersive platforms and three-dimensional environments that support the creation of digital games and other applications to improve teaching and learning processes.
Easy to read and well-organized, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, 11th Edition delivers a field-based approach to modern investigative principles and practices that is strongly grounded in current research. Demonstrating techniques and practical applications, the book introduces long-standing tools, practices, and policies alongside the latest innovations in technology and science to give readers and future criminal justice professionals a broad perspective of criminal investigations today. Topics covered include D.N.A. evidence, terrorism and homeland security, the increasing standard of proof for stop vs. search/arrest vs. conviction, cybercrime, crimes against children, forensics and physical evidence, investigative photography and sketching, identity theft, white-collar crime, and ethics, among many others. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Information value and quality can be considered an essential factor to evaluate both conceptual and practical contributions in organizational, technical, and scientific tasks and projects. It is important to effectively observe and implement these concepts in real organizational plans and efforts. Rethinking the Conceptual Base for New Practical Applications in Information Value and Quality discusses the re-evaluation of the conceptual base of information value and quality found in different forms of media; and how these concepts can be analyzed in real applications and business scenarios. This book is a vital reference source for scholars, practitioners, IT specialists, and students interested in information and knowledge management.
This book addresses environmental and medical issues that could risk our well-being, our health, or even cause death. Some of the issues analysed could have negative consequences not only today but also for future generations if not prevented in time. With regard to health risks, the authors discuss several diseases that could be avoided if people perform (or avoid) certain behaviours and become accustomed to having healthier habits. Concerning environmental hazards, the authors discuss which social groups should be taken into account based on preventive strategies used to avoid a particular disaster. Both sections of the book on health and environmental issues have a subsection with chapters about risks and society. No matter the risk-related discipline the reader is familiar with, when he ends reading the book, it will become clear that risk analysis is the basis for prevention, and that it cannot be addressed from a single discipline nor with a single methodology.
Computer programs and processes that take into account the goals and needs of the user meet with the greatest success, so it behooves software engineers to consider the human element inherent in every line of code they write. Human Factors in Software Development and Design brings together high quality research on the influence and impact of ordinary people on the software industry. With the goal of improving the quality and usability of computer technologies, this premier reference is intended for students and practitioners of software engineering as well as researchers, educators, and interested laymen.
The eleventh edition was carefully reviewed with an eye toward strengthening the content available in OWLv2, end-of-chapter questions, and updating the presentation. Nomenclature changes and the adoption of IUPAC periodic table conventions are highlights of the narrative revisions, along with changes to the discussion of d orbitals. In-text examples have been reformatted to facilitate learning, and the accompanying Interactive Examples in OWLv2 have been redesigned to better parallel the problem-solving approach in the narrative. New Capstone Problems have been added to a number of chapters. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Reune 8.200 verbetes, 10.000 acepcoes, 7.200 exemplos e 5.900 abonacoes extraidas de autores norte-americanos e de centenas de edicoes da revista Time. Registra frases e construcoes idiomaticas, peculiaridades, proverbios, ditos populares e phrasal verbs.