A Type Primer Book
Score: 3.5
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A Type Primer


  • Author : John Kane
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Graphic arts
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 10 : 1856692914

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A Type Primer Excerpt :

A guide full of practical hints to help build the confidence of graphics and typography students. Its aim is to bring the reader to the point where they understand the basic principles of typography and to strengthen the designer's 'eye' through informed, direct observation.

A Typographic Workbook Book

A Typographic Workbook


  • Author : Kate Clair
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-06-20
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118399880

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A Typographic Workbook Excerpt :

Lavishly illustrated with more than 450 images, A Typographic Workbook, Second Edition explains the process successful designers use to select, space, and creatively integrate fonts. This essential text demonstrates the use of type as a dynamic and expressive communication tool. This edition provides new and updated coverage of a broad range of topics–from a logical, clear historical overview of the craft to the latest digital technologies. Known for its highly interactive format, this Second Edition continues to include helpful review questions and multiple-choice quizzes, as well as many new projects and skill-building exercises that help readers immediately apply what they have learned. A Typographic Workbook, Second Edition is a valuable professional resource for working designers and an indispensable training tool for graphic design students.

R Primer Book

R Primer


  • Author : Claus Thorn Ekstrom
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-28
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 : 9781498772563

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R Primer Excerpt :

Newcomers to R are often intimidated by the command-line interface, the vast number of functions and packages, or the processes of importing data and performing a simple statistical analysis. The R Primer provides a collection of concise examples and solutions to R problems frequently encountered by new users of this statistical software. This new edition adds coverage of R Studio and reproducible research.

The Little SAS Book Book

The Little SAS Book


  • Author : Lora D. Delwiche
  • Publisher : SAS Institute
  • Release Date : 2019-10-11
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN 10 : 9781642953435

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The Little SAS Book Excerpt :

A classic that just keeps getting better, The Little SAS Book is essential for anyone learning SAS programming. Lora Delwiche and Susan Slaughter offer a user-friendly approach so that readers can quickly and easily learn the most commonly used features of the SAS language. Each topic is presented in a self-contained, two-page layout complete with examples and graphics. Nearly every section has been revised to ensure that the sixth edition is fully up-to-date. This edition is also interface-independent, written for all SAS programmers whether they use SAS Studio, SAS Enterprise Guide, or the SAS windowing environment. New sections have been added covering PROC SQL, iterative DO loops, DO WHILE and DO UNTIL statements, %DO statements, using variable names with special characters, the ODS EXCEL destination, and the XLSX LIBNAME engine. This title belongs on every SAS programmer's bookshelf. It's a resource not just to get you started, but one you will return to as you continue to improve your programming skills. Learn more about the updates to The Little SAS Book, Sixth Edition here. Reviews for The Little SAS Book, Sixth Edition can be read here.

Designing the Editorial Experience Book

Designing the Editorial Experience


  • Author : Sue Apfelbaum
  • Publisher : Rockport Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-03-01
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627880497

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Designing the Editorial Experience Excerpt :

In a world of media that seems to be ever-changing, how do we define a newspaper, magazine or journal? Are we drinking our morning coffee on a Sunday as we sit down and read our newstablet? Look around any doctor’s office waiting room and you will find two people reading the same magazine, one holding the paper version, another on their phone.DIV/divDIVWith so many medium options, designers need to evaluate the best formats to convey an editorial vision. In Designing the Editorial Experience, authors Sue Apfelbaum and Juliette Cezzar will discuss what it means to design for multiple media. It features advice from professionals in both the design and editorial fronts —and digital strategists too— about what is constant and what is changing in the field./divDIV/divDIVInside, you will find examples of the best editorial design being produced today. In addition, explore the audiences for content, what forms the content takes, and how workflows are managed. This book provides a primer on the elements of editorial design that result in rich, thoughtful, and rewarding editorial experiences./div

Primer to the Immune Response Book
Score: 5
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Primer to the Immune Response


  • Author : Tak W. Mak
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2013-12-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 702
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123854612

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Primer to the Immune Response Excerpt :

Written in the same engaging conversational style as the acclaimed first edition, Primer to The Immune Response, 2nd Edition is a fully updated and invaluable resource for college and university students in life sciences, medicine and other health professions who need a concise but comprehensive introduction to immunology. The authors bring clarity and readability to their audience, offering a complete survey of the most fundamental concepts in basic and clinical immunology while conveying the subject’s fascinating appeal. The content of this new edition has been completely updated to include current information on all aspects of basic and clinical immunology. The superbly drawn figures are now in full color, complemented by full color plates throughout the book. The text is further enhanced by the inclusion of numerous tables, special topic boxes and brief notes that provide interesting insights. At the end of each chapter, a self-test quiz allows students to monitor their mastery of major concepts, while a set of conceptual questions prompts them to extrapolate further and extend their critical thinking. Moreover, as part of the Academic Cell line of textbooks, Primer to The Immune Response, 2nd Edition contains research passages that shine a spotlight on current experimental work reported in Cell Press articles. These articles also form the basis of case studies that are found in the associated online study guide and are designed to reinforce clinical connections. Complete yet concise coverage of the basic and clinical principles of immunology Engaging conversational writing style that is to the point and very readable Over 200 clear, elegant color illustrations Comprehensive glossary and list of abbreviations

Banjo Primer Book

Banjo Primer


  • Author : Geoff Hohwald
  • Publisher : Watch & Learn
  • Release Date : 1988-01-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 58
  • ISBN 10 : 1893907325

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Banjo Primer Excerpt :

The first true beginner's book revealing the secrets of good Scruggs style 5-string banjo technique. Clearly illustrated with over 40 photographs, it includes basic rolls, exciting and easy to play song arrangements, and up the neck breaks. It is easy to understand with step by step instruction making this the perfect book for individual or group instruction. An audio CD lets you hear all songs at 3 speeds very slow (for learning), medium tempo (for practicing), and full tempo (performance speed).

Design Matters Book

Design Matters


  • Author : Capsule
  • Publisher : Rockport Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-10-01
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610581622

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Design Matters Excerpt :

The design bar is at an all-time high for those brave enough to participate in the industry. Today's designers must be clear on all the steps necessary to create work that stands out in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Unfortunately, most design books only focus on type, color, and layout issues. The Design Matters series takes a more in-depth approach, allowing designers to learn not only how to create work that is aesthetically appealing, but also strategy-driven and smart. This compilation features the best of the Design Matters series, indispensable guides to design, in one handy volume. Design Matters focuses on developing, creating and implementing brochure designs, logo designs, packaging, and portfolios. The compendium includes all the essential information needed to execute strong designs in concert with beautiful and well-crafted examples, so that designers can successfully hit the mark every time.

Inside Paragraphs Book

Inside Paragraphs


  • Author : Cyrus Highsmith
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2020-08-25
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 104
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616899783

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Inside Paragraphs Excerpt :

What goes on inside a paragraph of printed text? Cyrus Highsmith's Inside Paragraphs is an essential primer on the basics of typography that focuses specifically on the role of printed text within a paragraph. Engaging full-page illustrations and Highsmith's accessible explanations show the role of white space between letters, words, and lines. Perfect for students and professionals alike, this updated edition includes a new preface.

C   Primer Book
Score: 4
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C Primer


  • Author : Stanley Lippman
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley
  • Release Date : 2012-08-06
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 976
  • ISBN 10 : 9780133053036

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C Primer Excerpt :

Bestselling Programming Tutorial and Reference Completely Rewritten for the New C++11 Standard Fully updated and recast for the newly released C++11 standard, this authoritative and comprehensive introduction to C++ will help you to learn the language fast, and to use it in modern, highly effective ways. Highlighting today’s best practices, the authors show how to use both the core language and its standard library to write efficient, readable, and powerful code. C++ Primer, Fifth Edition, introduces the C++ standard library from the outset, drawing on its common functions and facilities to help you write useful programs without first having to master every language detail. The book’s many examples have been revised to use the new language features and demonstrate how to make the best use of them. This book is a proven tutorial for those new to C++, an authoritative discussion of core C++ concepts and techniques, and a valuable resource for experienced programmers, especially those eager to see C++11 enhancements illuminated. Start Fast and Achieve More Learn how to use the new C++11 language features and the standard library to build robust programs quickly, and get comfortable with high-level programming Learn through examples that illuminate today’s best coding styles and program design techniques Understand the “rationale behind the rules”: why C++11 works as it does Use the extensive crossreferences to help you connect related concepts and insights Benefit from up-to-date learning aids and exercises that emphasize key points, help you to avoid pitfalls, promote good practices, and reinforce what you’ve learned Access the source code for the extended examples from informit.com/title/0321714113 C++ Primer, Fifth Edition, features an enhanced, layflat binding, which allows the book to stay open more easily when placed on a flat surface. This special binding method—notable by a small space inside the spine—also increases durability.

The Sound System Design Primer Book

The Sound System Design Primer


  • Author : Josh Loar
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-02-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 586
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351768184

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The Sound System Design Primer Excerpt :

The Sound System Design Primer is an introduction to the many topics, technologies, and sub-disciplines that make up contemporary sound systems design. Written in clear, conversational language for those who do not have an engineering background, or who think more in language than in numbers, The Sound System Design Primer provides a solid foundation in this expanding discipline for students, early/mid-career system designers, creative and content designers seeking a better grasp on the technical side of things, and non-sound professionals who want or need to be able to speak intelligently with sound system designers.

Biostatistics and Epidemiology Book

Biostatistics and Epidemiology


  • Author : Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 119
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475738872

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Biostatistics and Epidemiology Excerpt :

Biostatistics and Epidemiology/A Primer for Health Professionals offers practical guidelines and gives a concise framework for research and interpretation in the field. In addition to major sections covering statistics and epidemiology, the book includes a comprehensive exploration of scientific methodology, probability, and the clinical trial. The principles and methods described in this book are basic and apply to all medical subspecialties, psychology and education. The primer will be especially useful to public health officials and students looking for an understandable treatment of the subject.

The C   Primer Book

The C Primer


  • Author : M. T. Skinner
  • Publisher : Silicon Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 0929306112

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Global Sensitivity Analysis Book
Score: 5
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Global Sensitivity Analysis


  • Author : Andrea Saltelli
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-02-28
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 0470725176

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Global Sensitivity Analysis Excerpt :

Complex mathematical and computational models are used in all areas of society and technology and yet model based science is increasingly contested or refuted, especially when models are applied to controversial themes in domains such as health, the environment or the economy. More stringent standards of proofs are demanded from model-based numbers, especially when these numbers represent potential financial losses, threats to human health or the state of the environment. Quantitative sensitivity analysis is generally agreed to be one such standard. Mathematical models are good at mapping assumptions into inferences. A modeller makes assumptions about laws pertaining to the system, about its status and a plethora of other, often arcane, system variables and internal model settings. To what extent can we rely on the model-based inference when most of these assumptions are fraught with uncertainties? Global Sensitivity Analysis offers an accessible treatment of such problems via quantitative sensitivity analysis, beginning with the first principles and guiding the reader through the full range of recommended practices with a rich set of solved exercises. The text explains the motivation for sensitivity analysis, reviews the required statistical concepts, and provides a guide to potential applications. The book: Provides a self-contained treatment of the subject, allowing readers to learn and practice global sensitivity analysis without further materials. Presents ways to frame the analysis, interpret its results, and avoid potential pitfalls. Features numerous exercises and solved problems to help illustrate the applications. Is authored by leading sensitivity analysis practitioners, combining a range of disciplinary backgrounds. Postgraduate students and practitioners in a wide range of subjects, including statistics, mathematics, engineering, physics, chemistry, environmental sciences, biology, toxicology, actuarial sciences, and econometrics will find much of use h

Rowan s Primer of EEG E Book Book

Rowan s Primer of EEG E Book


  • Author : Lara V. Marcuse
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2015-09-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323358675

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Rowan s Primer of EEG E Book Excerpt :

The new edition of Rowan’s Primer of EEG continues to provide clear, concise guidance on the difficult technical aspects of how to perform and interpret EEGs. Practical yet brief, it is perfectly suited for students, residents, and neurologists alike, while included reference material will be continually useful, even to the experienced doctor. Features brief, to-the-point text with easily understandable language for quick reference. Portable design makes it simple to carry anywhere. Concise, reader-friendly format features improved 4-color design and online quiz-format assessment questions within each chapter. Includes the new nomenclature for EEGs put forth by the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. Features a greater focus on pediatrics content and includes online videos detailing clinical descriptions of seizures and EEG interpretation. Delivers a concise chart of the EEG changes through the neonatal period. Offers enhanced coverage of epilepsy syndromes with a quick-access chart highlighting age of onset, prognosis, clinical characteristics, and EEG characteristics.