Earth Sound Earth Signal Book

Earth Sound Earth Signal

  • Author : Douglas Kahn
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • File Size : 11,8 Mb
  • Release Date : 2013-08-31
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 9780520257801


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Earth Sound Earth Signal is a study of energies in aesthetics and the arts, from the birth of modern communications in the nineteenth century to the global transmissions of the present day. Grounded in the Aeolian sphere music that Henry David Thoreau heard blowing in telegraph lines and in the Aelectrosonic sounds of natural radio that Thomas Watson heard in telephone lines, the book moves through the histories of science, media, music, and the arts to the 1960s, when the composer Alvin Lucier worked with the ""natural electromagnetic sounds"" present from ""brainwaves to outer.

Signal Transduction in Cancer Book

Signal Transduction in Cancer

  • Author : David A. Frank
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • File Size : 9,8 Mb
  • Release Date : 2006-04-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 357
  • ISBN 10 : 9780306481581


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One of the most exciting areas of cancer research now is the development of agents which can target signal transduction pathways that are activated inappropriately in malignant cells. The understanding of the molecular abnormalities which distinguish malignant cells from their normal counterparts has grown tremendously. This volume summarizes the current research on the role that signal transduction pathways play in the pathogenesis of cancer and how this knowledge may be used to develop the next generation of more effective and less toxic anticancer agents. Series Editor comments: "The biologic behavior of both normal and cancer cells is determined by critical signal transduction pathways. This text provides a comprehensive review of the field. Leading investigators discuss key molecules that may prove to be important diagnostic and/or therapeutic targets."

Our Extraterrestrial Neighbors Book

Our Extraterrestrial Neighbors

  • Author : Shelton Ranasinghe
  • Publisher : Shelton Ranasinghe
  • File Size : 5,6 Mb
  • Release Date : 2014-12-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9780989276351


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A radio signal is traced from outer space by SETI. The story now heads in an unexpected direction. This narrative is serious, not heavy and has a novel mix of technology, philosophy and ideology to suit readers of all ages. The singular feature of the book unravels as the soft and gentle mannerisms underlying the basic nature of the aliens come to light in the later chapters.

Literature 1976  Part 2 Book

Literature 1976 Part 2

  • Author : S. Böhme
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • File Size : 8,9 Mb
  • Release Date : 2013-04-18
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 862
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662123072


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Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts, which has appeared in semi-annual volumes since 1969, is de voted to the recording, summarizing and indexing of astronomical publications throughout the world. It is prepared under the auspices of the International Astronomical Union (according to a resolution adopted at the 14th General Assembly in 1970). Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts aims to present a comprehensive documentation of literature in all fields of astronomy and astrophysics. Every effort will be made to ensure that the average time interval between the date of receipt of the original literature and publication of the abstracts will not exceed eight months. This time interval is near to that achieved by monthly abstracting journals, com pared to which our system of accumulating abstracts for about six months offers the advantage of greater convenience for the user. Volume 18 contains literature published in 1976 and received before March 1, 1977; some older liter ature which was received late and which is not recorded in earlier volumes is also included.

Coding and Signal Processing for Magnetic Recording Systems Book

Coding and Signal Processing for Magnetic Recording Systems

  • Author : Bane Vasic
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • File Size : 7,5 Mb
  • Release Date : 2004-11-09
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 700
  • ISBN 10 : 9780203490310


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Rapid advances in recording materials, read/write heads, and mechanical designs over the last 15 years have led to the need for more complicated signal processing, coding, and modulation algorithms for the hard disk drive "read channel." Today, the challenges in implementing new architectures and designs for the read channel have been pushed to the

Israel and the Covenants in New Testament Times Book

Israel and the Covenants in New Testament Times

  • Author : Peter Williams
  • Publisher : Paragon Publishing
  • File Size : 15,9 Mb
  • Release Date : 2023-06-07
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 351
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx


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A Bible student reference A New Testament prophecy of a falling away from truth into apostasy and lawlessness, in the final generation before Jesus Christ returns in glory, is being fulfilled now and is shortly to end. Yet Christianity has overwhelmingly moved so far from its first century roots that it could not even recognise this – or that Christ’s return is therefore now almost upon us! How and why this is the case is here explained thoroughly and logically with many examples directly from the word of God. In God’s saving plan for the world, everyone must in time make a free will choice to become part of the ‘Israel of God’ in order to access eternal life in the kingdom of God. The route to take is the “strait and narrow” way (Mat 7:13-14) that very few have so far found, and it involves the biblical new and old covenants which both apply to this Israel. Embark on this voyage only if you are willing to: be challenged about some basic Christian preconceptions, be a serious open-minded Bible student, and trust what the Bible teaches - but remember that time is short. “What the Bible has taught me I see as both vital and urgent for our eternal salvation; yet I know of no church or individual theologian who teaches what this book deals with in any substantive way” “Be prepared for major challenges to your understanding just as God has challenged me.” “In the epistles, Paul refers to two Israels whom he calls Israel after the flesh (I Cor 10:18) and the Israel of God (Gal 6:16); I focus mainly on the latter (but I also explain an unexpected but critically important connection between them)” “Dependent on the teaching, nearly all Christian denominations either teach nothing at all on it or almost the opposite of what Scripture repeatedly showed me. Looking back, I find this absolutely staggering!” “Very few [Christians] understand that the new covenant also only applies to Israel (as I will clearly show).” “I no longer believe that

The Signal Book

The Signal

  • Author : Ted G Lewis
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • File Size : 5,9 Mb
  • Release Date : 2019-06-03
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000007190


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Computers are the foundation of the information age, but communication technology is the foundation of the foundation. Without the theories and practical applications of theory brought to us by the pioneers of communication, the computer age would perhaps have remained in the back office, hidden away as infrastructure like electricity or running water – critical to modern life, but not as transforming as the combination of communications and computing. The information age exploded once machines were endowed with the ability to talk among themselves. The Signal connects everything to everything else, in both communication, and in the metaphorical sense as the link between and among people. Features Identifies the key ideas underlying modern communications technology, and documents the contributions of its inventors Explores the signal in communication, and also in the metaphorical sense as the link between and among people Leads the reader through a journey from ancient number systems to Voyager II to radio and MP3s to quantum cryptography Includes coverage of "Signals from Hell," including memes and "fake news" on the Internet Looks to the future of communication, with emergent 5G

Signal and Information Processing  Networking and Computers Book

Signal and Information Processing Networking and Computers

  • Author : Yue Wang
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • File Size : 11,7 Mb
  • Release Date : 2020-12-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1090
  • ISBN 10 : 9789813341029


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This book collects selected papers from the 7th Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Networking and Computers held in Rizhao, China, on September, 2020. The 7th International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Networking and Computers (ICSINC) was held in Rizhao, China, on September, 2020.

Getting the Message Through  A Branch History of the U S  Army Signal Corps  Paperback  Book

Getting the Message Through A Branch History of the U S Army Signal Corps Paperback

  • Author : Rebecca R. Raines
  • Publisher : Department of the Army
  • File Size : 19,8 Mb
  • Release Date : 1996-06-19
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015037845263


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CMH Pub. 30-17. Army Historical Series. Traces the history of the United States Signal Corps from its beginnings on the eve of the American Civil War through its participation in the Persian Gulf conflict during the early 1990s. Shows today's signal soldiers where their branch has been and points the way to where it is going.

Beneath the Waves Book
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Beneath the Waves

  • Author : A.S Evans
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • File Size : 8,9 Mb
  • Release Date : 2010-07-26
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 461
  • ISBN 10 : 9781848842922


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Since the beginning of the Royal Navy Submarine Service in 1901, 173 submarines have been lost and in many circumstances with their entire crew. War inevitably takes a heavy toll: in World War Two alone – 341 officer and 2,801 ratings failed to return to harbour. The loss of personnel was roughly equivalent to the strength of the Submarine Arm at the outbreak of war. Between the first loss, A1 in 1904, and the last, Artemis in 1971, lie many stories in which cool nerve was very much in evidence and one can marvel at the escape of the only survivor of Perseus; and of the sinking of Olympus from which the few survivors had to swim seven miles before receiving help; and of Surgeon-Lieutenant Charles Rhodes who died that others may live. These and many other accounts of submarine escape are described within this history – and whenever possible in the words of survivors or witnesses.

Law and Social Norms Book

Law and Social Norms

  • Author : Eric Posner
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • File Size : 20,9 Mb
  • Release Date : 2009-07-01
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674276970


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What is the role of law in a society in which order is maintained mostly through social norms, trust, and nonlegal sanctions? Eric Posner argues that social norms are sometimes desirable yet sometimes odious, and that the law is critical to enhancing good social norms and undermining bad ones. But he also argues that the proper regulation of social norms is a delicate and complex task, and that current understanding of social norms is inadequate for guiding judges and lawmakers. What is needed, and what this book offers, is a model of the relationship between law and social norms. The model shows that people's concern with establishing cooperative relationships leads them to engage in certain kinds of imitative behavior. The resulting behavioral patterns are called social norms. Posner applies the model to several areas of law that involve the regulation of social norms, including laws governing gift-giving and nonprofit organizations; family law; criminal law; laws governing speech, voting, and discrimination; and contract law. Among the engaging questions posed are: Would the legalization of gay marriage harm traditional married couples? Is it beneficial to shame criminals? Why should the law reward those who make charitable contributions? Would people vote more if non-voters were penalized? The author approaches these questions using the tools of game theory, but his arguments are simply stated and make no technical demands on the reader.

Digital and Statistical Signal Processing Book

Digital and Statistical Signal Processing

  • Author : Anastasia Veloni
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • File Size : 9,5 Mb
  • Release Date : 2018-10-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 558
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429017582


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Nowadays, many aspects of electrical and electronic engineering are essentially applications of DSP. This is due to the focus on processing information in the form of digital signals, using certain DSP hardware designed to execute software. Fundamental topics in digital signal processing are introduced with theory, analytical tables, and applications with simulation tools. The book provides a collection of solved problems on digital signal processing and statistical signal processing. The solutions are based directly on the math-formulas given in extensive tables throughout the book, so the reader can solve practical problems on signal processing quickly and efficiently. FEATURES Explains how applications of DSP can be implemented in certain programming environments designed for real time systems, ex. biomedical signal analysis and medical image processing. Pairs theory with basic concepts and supporting analytical tables. Includes an extensive collection of solved problems throughout the text. Fosters the ability to solve practical problems on signal processing without focusing on extended theory. Covers the modeling process and addresses broader fundamental issues.