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New Perspectives in Piano Pedagogy

New Perspectives in Piano ...

This study examines Dragos Tanasescu's fingering system and technical exercises presented in Treatise of Pianistic Technique. The Treatise contains four books, each one dedicated to a segment of technical problems. Tanasescu's main contribution to the piano technique is the application of math permutation formulas to create all possible arrangements of fingering patterns. His treatise continues previous technical approaches of A. ...

85,00 CHF

The Vexing Case of Igor Shafarevich, a Russian Political Thinker

The Vexing Case of ...

This is the first comprehensive study about the non-mathematical writings and activities of the Russian algebraic geometer and number theorist Igor Shafarevich (b. 1923). In the 1970s Shafarevich was a prominent member of the dissidents' human rights movement and a noted author of clandestine anti-communist literature in the Soviet Union. Shafarevich's public image suffered a terrible blow around 1989 when ...

136,00 CHF

Triggering events of 1997 South Korean Financial Crisis

Triggering events of 1997 ...

After the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997, many researches and studies found internal and external impacts and came to a general agreement that investors' panic behavior made South Korea to be a part of the crisis. There are general ideas about why and how investors started to panic. This thesis focuses on specific events that triggered investors' panic behavior. The ...

52,90 CHF

A Critical Appraisal of Indian Poets & Short Story Writers

A Critical Appraisal of ...

Of late, Indian poetry has spread its vibgyor wings and Indian poets by their versatile poems have captured the attention of the lovers of literature all over the world. Many a new poet has started shining and in this book, we get glimpses of K.V.Dominic's Winged Reason, Jaydeep Sarangi's From Dulong to Beas, Select poems of Syed Ameeruddin, Aju Mukhopadhyay, ...

48,90 CHF

Trusted Systems

Trusted Systems

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the International Conference on Trusted Systems, INTRUST 2011, held in Beijing, China, in November 2011. The 21 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 34 submissions for inclusion in the book. Except these contributed papers the program of INTRUST also consisted of a workshop titled Asian Lounge on Trust, ...

77,00 CHF

Challenging Health Care Rationing Decisions in England

Challenging Health Care Rationing ...

In the modern NHS the rationing of health care resources has become inevitable. However, patients who have been refused treatment seem to be more and more eager to use litigation to access healthcare. The book analyses the legal paths, which can be followed by patients in order to challenge rationing decisions. These legal paths include English law, Human Rights and ...

32,50 CHF

The True Game

The True Game

Award-winning and bestselling fantasy author Tepper has been hailed as "one of the genre's best writers" by "Publishers Weekly." The masterwork that launched her career, this book began the series that anticipated the Dungeons and Dragons gaming phenomenon, telling the epic story of the most dangerous game of all.

19,50 CHF

Ideology and Gender

Ideology and Gender

Looking into the issue of gender in literary works, women are sometimes depicted as traditional stereotypes, nurturing, passive and submissive. The idea of women who may be violent was for long seen as inadequate due to the difficulty which society as a whole as well as academic discipline had in seeing violence or aggression, even anger, as part of the ...

42,90 CHF

Consequences of Combinatorial Studies of Positive Electrodes for Li-ion Batteries

Consequences of Combinatorial Studies ...

Li-Co-Mn-Ni oxides have been of extreme interest as potential positive electrode materials for next generation Li-ion batteries. Though many promising materials have been discovered and studied extensively, much debate remains in the literature about the structures of these materials. There is no consensus as to whether the lithium-rich layered materials are single-phase or form a layered-layered composite on the few ...

179,00 CHF

Connecting our Present & Future Selves

Connecting our Present & ...

This book examines the connections between our present and future selves and the resulting impact on our academic achievement. The book is the culmination of research conducted on motivation, self-regulation and reasoning. The aim is to better understand how these three factors interact to impact learning and academic achievement. The resulting research is applicable to all learners, however it is ...

75,00 CHF

Utility Maximization in Nonconvex Wireless Systems

Utility Maximization in Nonconvex ...

This monograph develops a framework for modeling and solving utility maximization problems in nonconvex wireless systems. The first part develops a model for utility optimization in wireless systems. The model is general enough to encompass a wide array of system configurations and performance objectives. Based on the general model, a set of methods for solving utility maximization problems is developed ...

162,00 CHF

Correlation and regression of economic qualitative features

Correlation and regression of ...

The purpose of this book is to present research methods, suitable for qualitative phenomena, with the examples of their applications. This book presents: simple methods of measurement of the quality features based on the weak Stevens scales, common errors in the application of the statistical methods for the analysis of the results of the measurement in ordinal scale which were ...

23,90 CHF

Bayesian Methods in Structural Bioinformatics

Bayesian Methods in Structural ...

This book is an edited volume, the goal of which is to provide an overview of the current state-of-the-art in statistical methods applied to problems in structural bioinformatics (and in particular protein structure prediction, simulation, experimental structure determination and analysis). It focuses on statistical methods that have a clear interpretation in the framework of statistical physics, rather than ad hoc, ...

136,00 CHF

Weathering the Storm: Health Behavior and Coping among Widowed Adults

Weathering the Storm: Health ...

The current study examines whether widowed persons engage in health-related coping strategies (H-RCS) (ie. smoking, drinking, and physical inactivity) as an initial result of spousal loss. It is hypothesized that widowed persons with greater levels of social support, religiosity, income, and self-efficacy will be less likely to engage in health-related coping behaviors than their counterparts. Utilizing secondary data from the ...

85,00 CHF

Deaths from drug overdose

Deaths from drug overdose

Drug overdoses are a major cause of mortality for drug users and, in many countries, are the leading cause of death in this group. The aim of the present study was to explore the frequency of all drug related deaths in the Split-Dalmatia County (Croatia) in period 1986 to 2000, and in the war (1991-1995), pre-war (1986-1990), and post-war period ...

45,50 CHF

Online Maps with APIs and WebServices

Online Maps with APIs ...

The Internet has become the major form of map delivery. The current presentation of maps is based on the use of online services. This session examines developments related to online methods of map delivery, particularly Application Programmer Interfaces (APIs) and MapServices in general, including Google Maps API and similar services. Map mashups have had a major impact on how spatial ...

179,00 CHF

Health Insurance in India: Problems and Prospects

Health Insurance in India: ...

Human development is the expansion of people's freedoms to live long, healthy and creative lives. The capability to enjoy healthcare requires that people are not refused treatment because they cannot pay or they do not have access to health insurance. Health Insurance is an important enabler in expanding the freedom horizon of people. Since the liberalization of insurance sector in ...

131,00 CHF