Book of Adria Book

Book of Adria


  • Author : Robert Brooks
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-09-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 1945683201

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Book of Adria Book Description :

Sanctuary is home to some of the most dangerous creatures to pull themselves from the pits of hell. Tread lightly, and never fall prey to monsters with the Diablo Bestiary. A celebration of the corrupted beasts and grotesque enemies that players have slain across the franchise's history, this book is the perfect companion to guide you through the next layer of torment.

The Family Meal Book

The Family Meal


  • Author : Ferran Adria
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 383
  • ISBN 10 : 0714862398

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The Family Meal Book Description :

Every day at 5.20pm the staff at elBulli stop what they are doing, clear down their work surfaces and cover them with tablecloths, bring in chairs and sit down to eat a three-course dinner together in the kitchen. This is known at elBulli as the 'family meal', and it consists of homely dishes such as guacamole with nachos, Waldorf salad, fish soup, grilled sardines with garlic and parsley, or baked apples. Each day a different member of the kitchen team prepares the meal, and it's an important moment of the day, when the team can pause, take stock and prepare themselves for the pressures of the evening service. The family meal is very important to Ferran, so much so that he prepares the daily menus and recipes for it a whole year in advance. Now, for the first time, Ferran is making his recipes available to all home cooks in The Family Meal. With simple, step-by-step instructions, and all the know-how that results from more than two decades in the world's most innovative kitchen, he shows how to prepare tasty, everyday food with 31 nutritionally balanced daily menus, each one consisting of three courses, with a total of 93 recipes. Anyone can prepare his simple, everyday recipes, which are carefully designed to provide nutritious, tasty and economical meals for large numbers. Generously illustrated with specially commissioned photographs of the dishes, preparation, the kitchen and the chefs, The Family Meal is both a practical collection of simple, delicious recipes and an insight into one of the most important rituals at the world's most innovative restaurant.

Diablo III  Book of Cain Book
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Diablo III Book of Cain


  • Author : Blizzard Entertainment
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-07-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683831822

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Diablo III Book of Cain Book Description :

An exceptionally illustrated fiction for millions of Blizzard fans, Diablo III: Book of Cain is the source book for Blizzard Entertainment's Diablo franchise and the best-selling Diablo III game, as told by the games' core narrator, Deckard Cain. In Blizzard Entertainment’s Diablo® and Diablo II, the recurring character of Deckard Cain delivered quests, accompanied the brave adventurer, and, as the last of the Horadrim, provided a link to the greater history of the world of Sanctuary. Ever mysterious during these appearances, Cain hinted at a larger story, providing snippets of it in his notebook. Diablo III: Book of Cain is Cain’s formal record of this greater tale—a dissertation on the lore of the Diablo universe, told by one who has witnessed and participated in some of the epic events that make up the eternal conflict between the High Heavens and the Burning Hells. Designed as an “in-world” artifact from the Diablo universe, Diablo III: Book of Cain includes Cain’s revealing meditations, as well as dozens of sketches and color artworks depicting the angelic and demonic beings who wage constant war with one another.

Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics Book

Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics


  • Author : Karsten Berns
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 563
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030196486

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Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics Book Description :

This book presents the proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, RAAD 2019, held at the Fraunhofer Zentrum and the Technische Universität in Kaiserslautern, Germany, on 19–21 June 2019. The conference brought together academic researchers in robotics from 20 countries, mainly affiliated to the Alpe-Adria-Danube Region and covered all major areas of robotic research, development and innovation as well as new applications and current trends. Offering a comprehensive overview of the ongoing research in the field of robotics, the book is a source of information and inspiration for researchers wanting to improve their work and gather new ideas for future developments. It also provides researchers with an innovative and up-to-date perspective on the state of the art in this area.

The Swahili World Book

The Swahili World


  • Author : Stephanie Wynne-Jones
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-10-16
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 672
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317430162

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The Swahili World Book Description :

The Swahili World presents the fascinating story of a major world civilization, exploring the archaeology, history, linguistics, and anthropology of the Indian Ocean coast of Africa. It covers a 1,500-year sweep of history, from the first settlement of the coast to the complex urban tradition found there today. Swahili towns contain monumental palaces, tombs, and mosques, set among more humble houses; they were home to fishers, farmers, traders, and specialists of many kinds. The towns have been Muslim since perhaps the eighth century CE, participating in international networks connecting people around the Indian Ocean rim and beyond. Successive colonial regimes have helped shape modern Swahili society, which has incorporated such influences into the region’s long-standing cosmopolitan tradition. This is the first volume to explore the Swahili in chronological perspective. Each chapter offers a unique wealth of detail on an aspect of the region’s past, written by the leading scholars on the subject. The result is a book that allows both specialist and non-specialist readers to explore the diversity of the Swahili tradition, how Swahili society has changed over time, as well as how our understandings of the region have shifted since Swahili studies first began. Scholars of the African continent will find the most nuanced and detailed consideration of Swahili culture, language and history ever produced. For readers unfamiliar with the region or the people involved, the chapters here provide an ideal introduction to a new and wonderful geography, at the interface of Africa and the Indian Ocean world, and among a people whose culture remains one of Africa’s most distinctive achievements.

The Palgrave Handbook of Race and the Arts in Education Book

The Palgrave Handbook of Race and the Arts in Education


  • Author : Amelia M. Kraehe
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-12
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 599
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319652566

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The Palgrave Handbook of Race and the Arts in Education Book Description :

The Palgrave Handbook of Race and the Arts in Education is the first edited volume to examine how race operates in and through the arts in education. Until now, no single source has brought together such an expansive and interdisciplinary collection in exploration of the ways in which music, visual art, theater, dance, and popular culture intertwine with racist ideologies and race-making. Drawing on Critical Race Theory, contributing authors bring an international perspective to questions of racism and anti-racist interventions in the arts in education. The book’s introduction provides a guiding framework for understanding the arts as white property in schools, museums, and informal education spaces. Each section is organized thematically around historical, discursive, empirical, and personal dimensions of the arts in education. This handbook is essential reading for students, educators, artists, and researchers across the fields of visual and performing arts education, educational foundations, multicultural education, and curriculum and instruction.

Diablo III  Storm of Light Book

Diablo III Storm of Light


  • Author : Nate Kenyon
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • Genre: Games & Activities
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476739847

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Diablo III Storm of Light Book Description :

The High Heavens are healing after the fall of the Prime Evil. The Angiris Council has recovered the Black Soulstone and now stands vigil over the cursed artifact deep within the glimmering Silver City. Amid these momentous events, Tyrael struggles with his position as the new Aspect of Wisdom, feeling out of place as a mortal among his angelic brethren and doubting his ability to fully embody his role. As he searches within himself and the Heavens for reassurance, he senses the Black Soulstone's grim influence on his home. Where harmony of light and sound once reigned, a mounting discord is threatening to shroud the realm in darkness. Imperius and the other archangels vehemently oppose moving or destroying the crystal, leading Tyrael to put Heaven’s fate in the hands of humankind... Drawing powerful humans to his side from the far ends of Sanctuary, Tyrael reforges the ancient Horadrim and charges the order with an impossible task: to steal the Soulstone from the heart of Heaven. Among the champions entrustedwith this burden are Jacob of Staalbreak, former avatar of Justice and guardian of the angelic blade El'druin; Shanar, a wizard with phenomenal powers; Mikulov, a lithe and reverent monk; Gynvir, a fearless and battle-hardened barbarian; and Zayl, a mysterious necromancer. With time and the forces of both good and evil against them, can these heroes unite as one and complete their perilous mission before Heaven falls to ruin?

Tickets evolution Book

Tickets evolution


  • Author : Albert Adrià
  • Publisher : RBA Libros
  • Release Date : 2018-06-21
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9788491871149

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Tickets evolution Book Description :

There is no time for boredom at the restaurant Tickets, where engagement and good company are the order of the day. Indeed, fun has been the key ingredient in the restaurant’s cuisine since Albert Adrià opened its doors in 2011 with the Iglesias brothers, Pedro, Borja and Juan Carlos. It has become a benchmark for Barcelona’s restaurant scene ever since and its recipes have clearly evolved, though without losing any of their freshness or magic. Today the dishes at Tickets have fully transcended the concept of the tapa. So, this is not a tapas book! Albert Adrià invites us once again to walk through the doors of Tickets, where diners become actors in a film, performers in a vaudeville variety show or in a chorus line. Strawberry tree with elderflower and kimchi, Porex with Kalix caviar, Prawns in frozen salt, Saffron sponge with bread soup, Cannibal chicken with cassava bone and the oyster dishes, like Grilled oyster with black chanterelle tea, are just a sample of the nearly 100 recipes disclosed in this book.

Rethinking Violence Book

Rethinking Violence


  • Author : Erica Chenoweth
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 285
  • ISBN 10 : 9780262014205

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Rethinking Violence Book Description :

An original argument about the causes and consequences of political violence and the range of strategies employed.

A Day at elBulli Book

A Day at elBulli


  • Author : Ferran Adrià
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-16
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 0714856746

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A Day at elBulli Book Description :

For the first time, A Day at elBulli: An Insight into the Ideas, Methods and Creativity of Ferran Adria allows unprecedented access to one of the world's most famous, sought-after and mysterious restaurants. Having held three Michelin stars since 1997, and regularly voted 'Best Restaurant in the World' by a panel of 500 industry professionals, elBulli has been at the very forefront of the restaurant scene since Ferran Adria became sole head chef in 1987. Aimed at food enthusiasts as well as industry professionals, the book documents all the activities and processes that make up just one day of service with stunning colour photography of the kitchens, staff, creative workshop, dishes, the restaurant itself and its striking surroundings near the town of Roses, north east of Barcelona. The book starts with daybreak at 6.15 am, then shows visits to the local markets to source ingredients from 7.00 am, Ferran's arrival at the workshop, his morning creative experimentation session, the arrival of the rest of the brigade at 2.3 0 pm to begin the mise-en-place for the evening, the preparations of each guest's menu, the daily tasks of the front of house team, and the arrival of the first guests for dinner from 7.45 pm until the last guests' departure by 2.00 am. The menu is fully explained with detailed and technical recipes that reveal the full extent of the chefs' artistry. Innovative text inserts open the lid on the history of elBulli and Ferran Adria, the creative methods, the secret workshops, the technical processes behind the creation of a dish, the network of sensations and interactions that take place between a restaurant and its guests and the sensory experiences of eating, as well as the formidable reservations procedure and the structure of a meal into four theatrical 'acts'. A Day at elBulli: An Insight into the Ideas, Methods and Creativity of Ferran Adria allows all lovers of good food to experience this spectacular restaurant to the full.

Hardware Accelerators in Data Centers Book

Hardware Accelerators in Data Centers


  • Author : Christoforos Kachris
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-08-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 279
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319927923

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Hardware Accelerators in Data Centers Book Description :

This book provides readers with an overview of the architectures, programming frameworks, and hardware accelerators for typical cloud computing applications in data centers. The authors present the most recent and promising solutions, using hardware accelerators to provide high throughput, reduced latency and higher energy efficiency compared to current servers based on commodity processors. Readers will benefit from state-of-the-art information regarding application requirements in contemporary data centers, computational complexity of typical tasks in cloud computing, and a programming framework for the efficient utilization of the hardware accelerators.

Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics Book

Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics


  • Author : Carlo Ferraresi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-07-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1047
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319612768

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Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics Book Description :

This volume contains the proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, RAAD 2017, held at the Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy, from June 21-23, 2017. The conference brought together academic and industrial researchers in robotics from 30 countries, the majority of them affiliated to the Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, and their worldwide partners. RAAD 2017 covered all major areas of R&D and innovation in robotics, including the latest research trends. The book provides an overview on the advances in service and industrial robotics. The topics are presented in a sequence starting from the classical robotic subjects, such as kinematics, dynamics, structures, control, and ending with the newest topics, like human-robot interaction and biomedical applications. Researchers involved in the robotic field will find this an extraordinary and up-to-date perspective on the state of the art in this area.

Value Based and Intelligent Asset Management Book

Value Based and Intelligent Asset Management


  • Author : Adolfo Crespo Márquez
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 403
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030207045

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Value Based and Intelligent Asset Management Book Description :

The fundamental motivation of this book is to contribute to the future advancement of Asset Management in the context of industrial plants and infrastructures. The book aims to foster a future perspective that takes advantage of value-based and intelligent asset management in order to make a step forward with respect to the evolution observed nowadays. Indeed, the current understanding of asset management is primarily supported by well-known standards. Nonetheless, asset management is still a young discipline and the knowledge developed by industry and academia is not set in stone yet. Furthermore, current trends in new organizational concepts and technologies lead to an evolutionary path in the field. Therefore, this book aims to discuss this evolutionary path, starting first of all from the consolidated theory, then moving forward to discuss: • The strategic understanding of value-based asset management in a company; • An operational definition of value, as a concept on the background of value-based asset management; • The identification of intelligent asset management, with the aim to frame a set of “tools” recommended to support the asset-related decision-making process over the asset lifecycle; • The emergence of new technologies such as cyber physical systems and digital twins, and the implications of this on asset management.

Aloha America Book
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Aloha America


  • Author : Adria L. Imada
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-07-09
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN 10 : 9780822352075

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Aloha America Book Description :

Paying particular attention to hula performances that toured throughout the U.S. beginning in the late nineteenth century, Adria L. Imada investigates the role of hula in the American colonization of Hawai'i.

Intelligent Systems for Engineers and Scientists  Third Edition Book

Intelligent Systems for Engineers and Scientists Third Edition


  • Author : Adrian A. Hopgood
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 451
  • ISBN 10 : 9781498783798

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Intelligent Systems for Engineers and Scientists Third Edition Book Description :

The third edition of this bestseller examines the principles of artificial intelligence and their application to engineering and science, as well as techniques for developing intelligent systems to solve practical problems. Covering the full spectrum of intelligent systems techniques, it incorporates knowledge-based systems, computational intelligence, and their hybrids. Using clear and concise language, Intelligent Systems for Engineers and Scientists, Third Edition features updates and improvements throughout all chapters. It includes expanded and separated chapters on genetic algorithms and single-candidate optimization techniques, while the chapter on neural networks now covers spiking networks and a range of recurrent networks. The book also provides extended coverage of fuzzy logic, including type-2 and fuzzy control systems. Example programs using rules and uncertainty are presented in an industry-standard format, so that you can run them yourself. The first part of the book describes key techniques of artificial intelligence—including rule-based systems, Bayesian updating, certainty theory, fuzzy logic (types 1 and 2), frames, objects, agents, symbolic learning, case-based reasoning, genetic algorithms, optimization algorithms, neural networks, hybrids, and the Lisp and Prolog languages. The second part describes a wide range of practical applications in interpretation and diagnosis, design and selection, planning, and control. The author provides sufficient detail to help you develop your own intelligent systems for real applications. Whether you are building intelligent systems or you simply want to know more about them, this book provides you with detailed and up-to-date guidance. Check out the significantly expanded set of free web-based resources that support the book at: http://www.adrianhopgood.com/aitoolkit/

Media and Convergence Management Book

Media and Convergence Management


  • Author : Sandra Diehl
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-05-24
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642361630

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Media and Convergence Management Book Description :

Convergence has gained an enormous amount of attention in media studies within the last several years. It is used to describe the merging of formerly distinct functions, markets and fields of application, which has changed the way companies operate and consumers perceive and process media content. These transformations have not only led business practices to change and required companies to adapt to new conditions, they also continue to have a lasting impact on research in this area. This book’s main purpose is to shed some light on crucial phenomena of media and convergence management, while also addressing more specific issues brought about by innovations related to media, technologies, industries, business models, consumer behavior and content management. This book gathers insights from renowned academic researchers and pursues a highly interdisciplinary approach. It will serve as a valuable reference guide for students, practitioners and researchers interested in media convergence processes.

Using New Media for Citizen Engagement and Participation Book

Using New Media for Citizen Engagement and Participation


  • Author : Adria, Marco
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-12-27
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 347
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799818298

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Using New Media for Citizen Engagement and Participation Book Description :

Recent technological advancements have made it possible to use moderated discussion threads on social media to provide citizens with a means of discussion concerning issues that involve them. With the renewed interest in devising new methods for public involvement, the use of such communication tools has caused some concern on how to properly apply them for strategic purposes. Using New Media for Citizen Engagement and Participation provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of how social media should be added to public-involvement activities such as citizen juries, public deliberation, and citizen panels. Readers will be offered insights into the critical design considerations for planning, carrying out, and assessing public-involvement initiatives. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as citizen journalism, online activism, and public discourse, this book is ideally designed for corporate professionals, broadcasters, news writers, column editors, politicians, policy managers, government administrators, academicians, researchers, practitioners, and students in the fields of political science, communications, sociology, mass media and broadcasting, public administration, and community-service learning.

Ester Boserup   s Legacy on Sustainability Book

Ester Boserup s Legacy on Sustainability


  • Author : Marina Fischer-Kowalski
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-08-19
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 267
  • ISBN 10 : 9789401786782

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Ester Boserup s Legacy on Sustainability Book Description :

Arising from a scientific conference marking the 100th anniversary of her birth, this book honors the life and work of the social scientist and diplomat Ester Boserup, who blazed new trails in her interdisciplinary approach to development and sustainability.

Room for Dessert Book

Room for Dessert


  • Author : Will Goldfarb
  • Publisher : Phaidon Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-06
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 0714876402

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Room for Dessert Book Description :

The definitive guide to perfect pastry from the former elBulli apprentice and his destination restaurant in Bali Will Goldfarb showcases a menu of desserts and fine pastry work at Room4Dessert in Ubud, Bali, with an approach inspired by local ingredients and stunning surroundings. In this, his first book, with a foreword by Albert Adrià, Goldfarb lifts the curtain on his creativity, revealing the processes that form the basis of his stand-out desserts, exploring taste, texture, and flavor. Home cooks can master basic recipes with the aid of step-by-step photography, then enter his creative world to see how staples can be turned into stunning masterpieces.

New Perspectives in Medical Records Book

New Perspectives in Medical Records


  • Author : Giovanni Rinaldi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-03-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319286617

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New Perspectives in Medical Records Book Description :

This book provides innovative practical suggestions regarding the production and management of medical records that are designed to address the inconsistencies and errors that have been highlighted especially in relation to national eHealth programs. Challenges and lessons that have emerged from the use of clinical information and the design of medical records are discussed, and principles underpinning the implementation of health IT are critically examined. New trends in the use of clinical data are explored in depth, with analysis of issues relating to integration and sharing of patient information, data visualization, big data analytics, and the requirements of modern electronic health records. The spirit pervading the book is one of co-production, in which the needs of practitioners are taken into account from the outset. Readers will learn the basic concepts of how clinical information emanating from the doctor–patient relationship can be effectively integrated with genetic and environmental data and analyzed by complex algorithms with the goal of improving medical decision making and patient care. The book, written by European experts and researchers, will be of interest to all stakeholders in the field, including doctors, technicians, and policy makers.