Practical Optimization: Algorithms and Engineering Applications

By Andreas Antoniou

Practical Optimization: Algorithms and Engineering functions is a hands-on therapy of the topic of optimization. A finished set of difficulties and workouts makes the e-book compatible to be used in a single or semesters of a first-year graduate direction or a sophisticated undergraduate direction. each one half the booklet includes a complete semester’s worthy of complementary but stand-alone fabric. the sensible orientation of the subjects selected and a wealth of necessary examples additionally make the e-book compatible for practitioners within the field.

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By Andreas Antoniou

Practical Optimization: Algorithms and Engineering functions is a hands-on therapy of the topic of optimization. A finished set of difficulties and workouts makes the e-book compatible to be used in a single or semesters of a first-year graduate direction or a sophisticated undergraduate direction. each one half the booklet includes a complete semester’s worthy of complementary but stand-alone fabric. the sensible orientation of the subjects selected and a wealth of necessary examples additionally make the e-book compatible for practitioners within the field.

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Traditional Foods: General and Consumer Aspects (Integrating Food Science and Engineering Knowledge Into the Food Chain)

This first quantity of the Trilogy of conventional Foods, a part of the ISEKI foodstuff sequence, covers normal and client facets of conventional meals. It bargains quite a few recipes of conventional meals from internationally, with a few chapters delivering special descriptions on find out how to combine, prepare dinner, bake or shop a selected foodstuff merchandise with the intention to produce the specified effect.
Traditional meals; normal and client elements is split into six sections. the 1st part makes a speciality of basic elements of conventional meals and covers the notion of conventional meals and a few common descriptions of conventional meals in several nations. this can be by way of sections on conventional Dairy items, conventional Cereal dependent items, conventional Meat and Fish items, conventional drinks and standard Deserts, part Dishes and Oil items from quite a few countries.

The foreign record of individuals, including authors from China, Bulgaria, Portugal, France, Norway, Romania, Slovakia, and Brazil, to call a number of, exhibits its really overseas viewpoint. the quantity caters to the practising foodstuff specialist in addition to the reader.

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This first quantity of the Trilogy of conventional Foods, a part of the ISEKI foodstuff sequence, covers normal and client facets of conventional meals. It bargains quite a few recipes of conventional meals from internationally, with a few chapters delivering special descriptions on find out how to combine, prepare dinner, bake or shop a selected foodstuff merchandise with the intention to produce the specified effect.
Traditional meals; normal and client elements is split into six sections. the 1st part makes a speciality of basic elements of conventional meals and covers the notion of conventional meals and a few common descriptions of conventional meals in several nations. this can be by way of sections on conventional Dairy items, conventional Cereal dependent items, conventional Meat and Fish items, conventional drinks and standard Deserts, part Dishes and Oil items from quite a few countries.

The foreign record of individuals, including authors from China, Bulgaria, Portugal, France, Norway, Romania, Slovakia, and Brazil, to call a number of, exhibits its really overseas viewpoint. the quantity caters to the practising foodstuff specialist in addition to the reader.

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Taken for Grantedness: The Embedding of Mobile Communication into Society (MIT Press)

Why will we consider insulted or exasperated while our family and friends do not solution their cellphones? If the web has allowed us to develop our social international right into a digital friend-net, the cellular phone is an software of a extra intimate social sphere. The cellular phone presents a taken-for-granted hyperlink to the folk to whom we're closest; once we are with out it, social and household disarray can result. in precisely many years, the cellphone has turn into valuable to the functioning of society. during this publication, wealthy Ling explores the method in which the cellular phone has develop into embedded in society, evaluating it to prior applied sciences that modified the nature of our social interplay and, alongside the best way, grew to become taken without any consideration. Ling, drawing on examine, interviews, and quantitative fabric, exhibits how the cell phone (and the clock and the car prior to it) might be considered as a social mediation expertise, with a serious mass of clients, a aiding ideology, adjustments within the social ecology, and an internet of mutual expectancies relating to use. through interpreting the similarities and synergies between those 3 applied sciences, Ling sheds a extra common gentle on how technical structures develop into embedded in society and the way they aid social interplay in the closest sphere of pals and family

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Why will we consider insulted or exasperated while our family and friends do not solution their cellphones? If the web has allowed us to develop our social international right into a digital friend-net, the cellular phone is an software of a extra intimate social sphere. The cellular phone presents a taken-for-granted hyperlink to the folk to whom we're closest; once we are with out it, social and household disarray can result. in precisely many years, the cellphone has turn into valuable to the functioning of society. during this publication, wealthy Ling explores the method in which the cellular phone has develop into embedded in society, evaluating it to prior applied sciences that modified the nature of our social interplay and, alongside the best way, grew to become taken without any consideration. Ling, drawing on examine, interviews, and quantitative fabric, exhibits how the cell phone (and the clock and the car prior to it) might be considered as a social mediation expertise, with a serious mass of clients, a aiding ideology, adjustments within the social ecology, and an internet of mutual expectancies relating to use. through interpreting the similarities and synergies between those 3 applied sciences, Ling sheds a extra common gentle on how technical structures develop into embedded in society and the way they aid social interplay in the closest sphere of pals and family

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Advances in Robot Kinematics: Mechanisms and Motion

This publication offers fifty three independently reviewed papers which embrace the most recent advances within the concept, layout, regulate and alertness of robot platforms, that are meant for a number of reasons equivalent to manipulation, production, automation, surgical procedure, locomotion and biomechanics. tools used comprise line geometry, quaternion algebra, screw algebra, and linear algebra. those equipment are utilized to either parallel and serial multi-degree-of-freedom platforms. The members are recognized specialists in robotic kinematics.

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This publication offers fifty three independently reviewed papers which embrace the most recent advances within the concept, layout, regulate and alertness of robot platforms, that are meant for a number of reasons equivalent to manipulation, production, automation, surgical procedure, locomotion and biomechanics. tools used comprise line geometry, quaternion algebra, screw algebra, and linear algebra. those equipment are utilized to either parallel and serial multi-degree-of-freedom platforms. The members are recognized specialists in robotic kinematics.

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Safeguards in a World of Ambient Intelligence (The International Library of Ethics, Law and Technology)

This publication warns of the threats and vulnerabilities dealing with our privateness, id, belief, safeguard and inclusion within the swiftly imminent global of ambient intelligence (AmI). It comprises practical eventualities that reveal the threats of an AmI-world.

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This publication warns of the threats and vulnerabilities dealing with our privateness, id, belief, safeguard and inclusion within the swiftly imminent global of ambient intelligence (AmI). It comprises practical eventualities that reveal the threats of an AmI-world.

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NoSQL For Dummies

By Adam Fowler

Get on top of things at the nuances of NoSQL databases and what they suggest to your organization

This effortless to learn consultant to NoSQL databases offers the kind of no-nonsense evaluate and research it's essential to examine, together with what NoSQL is and which database is true for you. that includes particular assessment standards for NoSQL databases, in addition to a glance into the professionals and cons of the preferred recommendations, NoSQL For Dummies presents the quickest and simplest way to dive into the main points of this amazing expertise. you will achieve an knowing of ways to exploit NoSQL databases for mission-critical firm architectures and initiatives, and real-world examples strengthen the first issues to create an action-oriented source for IT pros.

If you are making plans an incredible facts venture or platform, you possibly already recognize you want to choose a NoSQL database to accomplish your structure. yet with innovations flooding the industry and updates and accessories coming at a swift speed, picking what you require now, and sooner or later, could be a tall activity. this can be the place NoSQL For Dummies comes in!

  • Learn the fundamental tenets of NoSQL databases and why they've got come to the leading edge as info has outpaced the functions of relational databases
  • Discover significant gamers between NoSQL databases, together with Cassandra, MongoDB, MarkLogic, Neo4J, and others
  • Get an in-depth examine the advantages and drawbacks of the wide range of NoSQL database options
  • Explore the wishes of your company as they relate to the features of particular NoSQL databases

Big info and Hadoop get the entire consciousness, but if it comes all the way down to it, NoSQL databases are the engines that strength many giant info analytics tasks. With NoSQL For Dummies, you are going to transcend relational databases to ramp up your enterprise's info structure in no time.

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By Adam Fowler

Get on top of things at the nuances of NoSQL databases and what they suggest to your organization

This effortless to learn consultant to NoSQL databases offers the kind of no-nonsense evaluate and research it's essential to examine, together with what NoSQL is and which database is true for you. that includes particular assessment standards for NoSQL databases, in addition to a glance into the professionals and cons of the preferred recommendations, NoSQL For Dummies presents the quickest and simplest way to dive into the main points of this amazing expertise. you will achieve an knowing of ways to exploit NoSQL databases for mission-critical firm architectures and initiatives, and real-world examples strengthen the first issues to create an action-oriented source for IT pros.

If you are making plans an incredible facts venture or platform, you possibly already recognize you want to choose a NoSQL database to accomplish your structure. yet with innovations flooding the industry and updates and accessories coming at a swift speed, picking what you require now, and sooner or later, could be a tall activity. this can be the place NoSQL For Dummies comes in!

  • Learn the fundamental tenets of NoSQL databases and why they've got come to the leading edge as info has outpaced the functions of relational databases
  • Discover significant gamers between NoSQL databases, together with Cassandra, MongoDB, MarkLogic, Neo4J, and others
  • Get an in-depth examine the advantages and drawbacks of the wide range of NoSQL database options
  • Explore the wishes of your company as they relate to the features of particular NoSQL databases

Big info and Hadoop get the entire consciousness, but if it comes all the way down to it, NoSQL databases are the engines that strength many giant info analytics tasks. With NoSQL For Dummies, you are going to transcend relational databases to ramp up your enterprise's info structure in no time.

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Tomorrow's People: How 21st-Century Technology is Changing the Way We Think and Feel

The publication is an exploration of the way this century goes to alter not only the way in which we expect, but in addition what we really imagine with - our personal person minds. How will new applied sciences rework the best way we see the realm? firstly of the twenty-first century, we should be status on the point of a brain make-over way more cataclysmic than whatever that has occurred prior to. As we savor the dynamism and sensitivity of our mind circuitry, so the chance of at once tampering with the essence of our individuality turns into feasible.

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The publication is an exploration of the way this century goes to alter not only the way in which we expect, but in addition what we really imagine with - our personal person minds. How will new applied sciences rework the best way we see the realm? firstly of the twenty-first century, we should be status on the point of a brain make-over way more cataclysmic than whatever that has occurred prior to. As we savor the dynamism and sensitivity of our mind circuitry, so the chance of at once tampering with the essence of our individuality turns into feasible.

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Popular Photography (January 2015)

Renowned images journal referred to now as renowned images and Imaging, also referred to as well known images or Pop photograph, is a per month American patron journal based in 1937 and the world’s biggest imaging journal, with an article employees two times the scale of its nearest competitor profiles make sure all components of images are coated. well known images brings you step by step secrets and techniques of the professionals for taking their such a lot striking photographs. You’ll notice the easiest gear on the top costs, get finished comparative experiences on cameras, lenses, movie, electronic gear, printers, scanners, software program, components and a lot more.

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Renowned images journal referred to now as renowned images and Imaging, also referred to as well known images or Pop photograph, is a per month American patron journal based in 1937 and the world’s biggest imaging journal, with an article employees two times the scale of its nearest competitor profiles make sure all components of images are coated. well known images brings you step by step secrets and techniques of the professionals for taking their such a lot striking photographs. You’ll notice the easiest gear on the top costs, get finished comparative experiences on cameras, lenses, movie, electronic gear, printers, scanners, software program, components and a lot more.

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Optimizing HPC Applications with Intel Cluster Tools: Hunting Petaflops

By Alexander Supalov, Andrey Semin, Christopher Dahnken, Michael Klemm

Optimizing HPC functions with Intel® Cluster instruments takes the reader on a travel of the fast-growing region of excessive functionality computing and the optimization of hybrid courses. those courses ordinarily mix allotted reminiscence and shared reminiscence programming versions and use the Message Passing Interface (MPI) and OpenMP for multi-threading to accomplish the final word target of excessive functionality at low strength intake on enterprise-class workstations and compute clusters.

The ebook makes a speciality of optimization for clusters along with the Intel® Xeon processor, however the optimization methodologies additionally observe to the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor and heterogeneous clusters blending either architectures. along with the educational and reference content material, the authors tackle and refute many myths and misconceptions surrounding the subject. The textual content is augmented and enriched by way of descriptions of real-life situations.

What you’ll learn

  • Practical, hands-on examples convey how you can make clusters and workstations in response to Intel® Xeon processors and Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors "sing" in Linux environments

  • How to grasp the synergy of Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2015 Cluster version, along with Intel® Composer XE, Intel® MPI Library, Intel® hint Analyzer and Collector, Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE, and lots of different beneficial tools

  • How to accomplish rapid and tangible optimization effects whereas refining your knowing of software program layout principles

Who this booklet is for

software program execs will use this e-book to layout, improve, and optimize their parallel courses on Intel structures. scholars of desktop technology and engineering will worth the booklet as a complete reader, appropriate to many optimization classes provided all over the world. The amateur reader will get pleasure from an intensive grounding within the intriguing international of parallel computing.

Table of Contents

Foreword via Bronis de Supinski, CTO, Livermore Computing, LLNL

Introduction

Chapter 1: No Time to learn this Book?

Chapter 2: review of Platform Architectures

Chapter three: Top-Down software program Optimization

Chapter four: Addressing method Bottlenecks

Chapter five: Addressing program Bottlenecks: disbursed Memory

Chapter 6: Addressing program Bottlenecks: Shared Memory

Chapter 7: Addressing software Bottlenecks: Microarchitecture

Chapter eight: software layout Considerations

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By Alexander Supalov, Andrey Semin, Christopher Dahnken, Michael Klemm

Optimizing HPC functions with Intel® Cluster instruments takes the reader on a travel of the fast-growing region of excessive functionality computing and the optimization of hybrid courses. those courses ordinarily mix allotted reminiscence and shared reminiscence programming versions and use the Message Passing Interface (MPI) and OpenMP for multi-threading to accomplish the final word target of excessive functionality at low strength intake on enterprise-class workstations and compute clusters.

The ebook makes a speciality of optimization for clusters along with the Intel® Xeon processor, however the optimization methodologies additionally observe to the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor and heterogeneous clusters blending either architectures. along with the educational and reference content material, the authors tackle and refute many myths and misconceptions surrounding the subject. The textual content is augmented and enriched by way of descriptions of real-life situations.

What you’ll learn

  • Practical, hands-on examples convey how you can make clusters and workstations in response to Intel® Xeon processors and Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors "sing" in Linux environments

  • How to grasp the synergy of Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2015 Cluster version, along with Intel® Composer XE, Intel® MPI Library, Intel® hint Analyzer and Collector, Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE, and lots of different beneficial tools

  • How to accomplish rapid and tangible optimization effects whereas refining your knowing of software program layout principles

Who this booklet is for

software program execs will use this e-book to layout, improve, and optimize their parallel courses on Intel structures. scholars of desktop technology and engineering will worth the booklet as a complete reader, appropriate to many optimization classes provided all over the world. The amateur reader will get pleasure from an intensive grounding within the intriguing international of parallel computing.

Table of Contents

Foreword via Bronis de Supinski, CTO, Livermore Computing, LLNL

Introduction

Chapter 1: No Time to learn this Book?

Chapter 2: review of Platform Architectures

Chapter three: Top-Down software program Optimization

Chapter four: Addressing method Bottlenecks

Chapter five: Addressing program Bottlenecks: disbursed Memory

Chapter 6: Addressing program Bottlenecks: Shared Memory

Chapter 7: Addressing software Bottlenecks: Microarchitecture

Chapter eight: software layout Considerations

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