Smart Card Research and Advanced Applications: 11th by Michael Lackner, Reinhard Berlach, Johannes Loinig, Reinhold

By Michael Lackner, Reinhard Berlach, Johannes Loinig, Reinhold Weiss, Christian Steger (auth.), Stefan Mangard (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the completely refereed post-conference court cases of the eleventh foreign convention on shrewdpermanent Card learn and complex purposes, CARDIS 2012, held in Graz, Austria, in November 2012. The 18 revised complete papers awarded including an invited speak have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from forty eight submissions. The papers are geared up in topical sections on Java card safeguard, protocols, side-channel assaults, implementations, and implementations for resource-constrained devices.

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The Semantic Web: Research and Applications: 7th Extended by Davide Francesco Barbieri, Daniele Braga, Stefano Ceri,

By Davide Francesco Barbieri, Daniele Braga, Stefano Ceri, Emanuele Della Valle (auth.), Lora Aroyo, Grigoris Antoniou, Eero Hyvönen, Annette ten Teije, Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Liliana Cabral, Tania Tudorache (eds.)

This quantity includes papers from the technical application of the seventh prolonged Semantic net convention (ESWC 2010), held from might 30 to June three, 2010, in Heraklion, Greece. ESWC 2010 provided the newest leads to examine and functions of Semantic net applied sciences. ESWC 2010 outfitted at the luck of the previous ecu Semantic internet convention sequence, yet sought to increase its concentration by way of enticing with different groups inside of and out of doors details and verbal exchange applied sciences, within which semantics can play an enormous function. even as, ESWC has turn into a really overseas convention. Semantics of websites, enriched with area theories (ontologies), info approximately internet utilization, normal language processing, etc., will let an online that p- vides a qualitatively new point of performance. it's going to weave jointly a wide community of human wisdom and make this information machine-processable. a number of automatic prone, in line with reasoning with metadata and ontologies, may also help the clients to accomplish their ambitions by way of gaining access to and processing infor- tion in machine-understandable shape. This community of information structures will finally result in actually clever platforms, for you to be hired for va- ous advanced decision-making initiatives. examine approximately internet semantics can bene?t from rules and cross-fertilization with many different parts: arti?cial intelligence, common language processing, database and data platforms, details - trieval, multimedia, dispensed platforms, social networks, internet engineering, and net science.

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Tourism Research Methods: Integrating Theory with Practice by Brent W. Ritchie, Peter Burns, Catherine Palmer

By Brent W. Ritchie, Peter Burns, Catherine Palmer

In the tourism there's a transforming into consensus at the want for learn to enquire the commercial, social and environmental affects of tourism. despite the fact that, present learn equipment texts are dependent exclusively on both the company process or the social technology method of tourism. they typically fail to supply genuine global examples of the way to devise, enforce or examine tourism comparable examine. This ebook goals to deal with this divide by means of integrating conception with perform during the inclusion of particular tourism examine case reports along learn idea. It considers quite a lot of examine matters, ways and methods with contributions from either skilled and new researchers.

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Reducing Risks for Mental Disorders: Frontiers for by Patricia Beezley Mrazek, Robert J. Haggerty

By Patricia Beezley Mrazek, Robert J. Haggerty

Highlighting possibilities for and limitations to interventions, this ebook attracts on winning types for the prevention of heart problems, accidents, and smoking. moreover, it experiences the chance elements linked to Alzheimer's illness, schizophrenia, and alcohol abuse and dependence, depressive problems, and behavior problems, and evaluates present prevention courses.

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New Perspectives and Approaches in Plant Growth-Promoting by Peter A. H. M. Bakker, Jos M. Raaijmakers (auth.), P. A. H.

By Peter A. H. M. Bakker, Jos M. Raaijmakers (auth.), P. A. H. M. Bakker, J. M. Raaijmakers, G. Bloemberg, M. Höfte, P. Lemanceau, B. M. Cooke (eds.)

In the context of accelerating foreign hindrance for foodstuff and environmental caliber, use of Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) for decreasing chemical inputs in agriculture is a in all probability very important factor. PGPR are root-colonizing micro organism that exert necessary results on plant development and improvement, yet they are often additionally hired within the keep an eye on of plant pathogens, for reinforcing the potency of fertilizers, and for degrading xenobiotic compounds. This ebook presents an replace via popular foreign specialists at the most modern advances within the ecology of those very important micro organism, the applying of leading edge methodologies for his or her examine, their interplay with the host plant, and their capability software in agriculture.

Reprinted from European magazine of Plant Pathology, quantity 119, No. three, 2007

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Biodeterioration Research 1 by Gerald C. Llewellyn (auth.), Gerald C. Llewellyn, Charles E.

By Gerald C. Llewellyn (auth.), Gerald C. Llewellyn, Charles E. O’Rear (eds.)

Man-made cloth fibers are usually encountered as hint proof in felony investigations. This examine tested the results of burial in soil at the biodeterioration of man-made cloth fibers akin to cellulose acetate, nylon, polyesters and acrylics. Cellulose acetate fibers started to express symptoms of decomposition inside months after burial in universal backyard topsoil and have been thoroughly degraded inside of 4 to 9 months. It was once came across that significantly decomposed cellulose acetate fibers will be pointed out via pyrolysis-gas liquid chromatography even if different equipment akin to polarized mild microscopy and dispersion staining failed. The solubility habit of the cellulose acetate fibers additionally was once altered. the opposite forms of fibers confirmed no detectable alteration on the finish of the twelve-month learn. REFERENCES American organization of cloth Chemists and Colorists (1971). AATCC Technical handbook, AATCC, Triangle Park, NC. prepare dinner, R., and Paterson, M.D. (1978). New suggestions for the identifi- tion of microscopic samples of cloth fibers by means of infrared spectroscopy. Forensic Sci. Int., 12, 237-243. DeForest, P.R., Geansslen, R.E., and Lee, H.C. (1983). Forensic technology: An advent to Criminalistics, McGraw-Hill e-book corporation, long island. Federal Bureau of research (1978). Solubility schemes by way of standard type. Federal Bureau of research, Washington, DC. Fong, W. (1982). speedy microscopic id of artificial fibers in one liquid mount. ~ Forensic Sci., 27, 257-263.

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Qualitative Research in Health Care Third Edition

Content material:
Chapter 1 Qualitative equipment in healthiness learn (pages 1–11): Catherine Pope and Nicholas Mays
Chapter 2 Qualitative Interviews (pages 12–20): Nicky Britten
Chapter three concentration teams (pages 21–31): Jenny Kitzinger
Chapter four Observational equipment (pages 32–42): Catherine Pope and Nicholas Mays
Chapter five dialog research (pages 43–52): Sarah Collins and Nicky Britten
Chapter 6 moral matters (pages 53–62): sunrise Goodwin
Chapter 7 Analysing Qualitative info (pages 63–81): Catherine Pope, Sue Ziebland and Nicholas Mays
Chapter eight caliber in Qualitative overall healthiness learn (pages 82–101): Nicholas Mays and Catherine Pope
Chapter nine Combining Qualitative and Quantitative tools (pages 102–111): Alicia O'Cathain and Kate Thomas
Chapter 10 Case reports (pages 112–120): Justin Keen
Chapter eleven motion study (pages 121–131): Julienne Meyer
Chapter 12 Consensus improvement equipment (pages 132–141): Nick Black
Chapter thirteen Synthesising Qualitative examine (pages 142–152): Catherine Pope and Nicholas Mays

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Designed to Kill: The Case Against Weapons Research by John Forge

By John Forge

The pilot-less drones, clever bombs and different high-tech guns on demonstrate in fresh conflicts are all of the consequence of guns learn. even though, the type of medical and technological endeavour has been round for a very long time, generating not just the armaments of Nazi Germany and the atomic bombs dropped on Japan, however the catapults utilized in old Greece and Rome and the attack rifles utilized by baby infantrymen in Africa.  during this publication John Forge examines such guns study and asks if it is morally appropriate to adopt such an job. He argues that it truly is in truth morally incorrect to participate in guns study as its basic goal is to supply the potential to hurt others, and additionally he argues that each one makes an attempt to then justify participation in guns study don't face up to scrutiny.

This booklet has large charm in fields of philosophy and similar components, to boot to a extra common viewers who're questioned concerning the cost at which new guns are amassed.

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Food Process Engineering: Emerging Trends in Research and by Murlidhar Meghwal, Megh R. Goyal

By Murlidhar Meghwal, Megh R. Goyal

Food approach Engineering: rising traits in study and Their Applications presents an international standpoint of present-age frontiers in nutrition strategy engineering examine, innovation, and rising tendencies. It presents an abundance of recent info on numerous concerns and difficulties in foodstuff processing know-how. Divided into 5 components, the publication provides new study on new developments and applied sciences in nutrients processing, ultrasonic remedy of meals, meals for particular wishes, nutrients maintenance, and meals dangers and their controls.

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