Smooth Operator Book

Smooth Operator


  • Author : James L. McCray
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2018-03-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984518460

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Smooth Operator Excerpt :

Smooth Operator is the entre, my next move, and this book is going to take you deep into my mind. You, the reader, are my therapist and I, the author, am the smooth operator. These stories are just a food for thought because my operation on your mind is going to go so smooth, and Im going to mind touch you so hard that youre going to feel like these stories are so real. Hold on tight because Im going to take you on an unforgettable ride. Your move. Enjoy.

Smooth Operator  Remittances and Fiscal Shocks Book

Smooth Operator Remittances and Fiscal Shocks


  • Author : Ms.Kimberly Beaton
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release Date : 2017-07-19
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 39
  • ISBN 10 : 9781484307878

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Smooth Operator Remittances and Fiscal Shocks Excerpt :

With 250 million migrants globally, remittances are one of the major sources of income in many developing countries. While there is abundant evidence that remittances facilitate consumption smoothing in receving countries, the literature has not considered whether this effect varies with the fiscal stance and during fiscal shocks. Therefore, we investigate the impact of remittances on the stability of household consumption, using both cross-country and household-level datasets. Our focus is on whether the consumption-smoothing effect changes with fiscal policy phases and whether remittances and government support are substitutes or complements in stabilizing household consumption. We find that remittances help smooth consumption, and hence improve welfare, more during fiscal consolidation episodes, while this impact is insignificant during fiscal expansions. The results also indicate that the effect is more pronounced in countries with greater reliance on remittances.

Smooth Operator Book
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Smooth Operator


  • Author : Stuart Woods
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399185281

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Stone Barrington series comes the first novel in an extraordinary series starring an old fan favorite: Teddy Fay. When President Kate Lee calls Stone Barrington to Washington on an urgent matter, it’s soon clear that a potentially disastrous situation requires the kind of help more delicate than even he can provide...and he knows just the right man for the job. Teddy Fay: ex-CIA, master of disguise, and a gentleman not known for abiding by legal niceties in the pursuit of his own brand of justice.

Smooth Operator Book

Smooth Operator


  • Author : Clifford L. Linedecker
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2014-07-01
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466874862

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He Made Them Feel Beautiful, Special and Adored... Tall, blond and strikingly handsome with penetrating icy green eyes, Glen Rogers could use his knee-weakening charm to entice lonely women out of romantically lit bars and into the night. Each one thought she had found the perfect man--until Roger got her alone and turned on her in a bloody rage that would end in her own violent death... Then He Led Them Like Lambs to the Slaughter... In all, four women would find out too late the deadly truth. For underneath his Prince Charming facade, Roger hid a twisted fury that could only be sated by strangling or stabbing beautiful, vulnerable women. Finally, after a gruesome six-week killing spree that shocked the nation and landed Rogers on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted" list, he was caught in a grueling twenty-mile high-speed chase. Smooth Operator Here is the fascinating true story of one of the most notorious serial killers in history--a man who used his fatal charms to lure innocent women into a cruel date with destiny... By Clifford L. Linedecker, and with 8 pages of startling photographs.

Smooth Operators Book

Smooth Operators


  • Author : Richard Jarman
  • Publisher : Universe Pub
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 0789315270

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Smooth Operators Excerpt :

This anti-style bible catalogs and celebrates the very worst male fashion trends of the '70s and '80s. Funny and nostalgic, this book is the ideal tongue-in-cheek gag gift for birthdays and anti-Valentine's Day as well as a rueful consolation for a best friend's worst date yet.

Smooth Operator Book

Smooth Operator


  • Author : Geoff Andrews
  • Publisher : Parthian Books
  • Release Date : 2021-10-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : 9781913640859

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From a humble background in Barry, where his father was a butcher and local politician in the formative years of the new town, Cyril Lakin studied at Oxford, survived the First World War, and went on to become a Fleet Street editor, radio presenter and war-time member of parliament. As literary editor of both the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Times, Lakin was at the centre of a vibrant and radical generation of writers, poets and critics, many of whom he recruited as reviewers. He gained a parliamentary seat and served in the National Government during World War II. The different worlds he inhabited, from Wales to Westminster, and across class, profession and party, were facilitated by his relaxed disposition, convivial company, and ability to cultivate influential contacts. An effective talent-spotter and catalyst for new projects, he preferred pragmatism over ideology and non-partisanship in politics: a moderate Conservative for modern times.

Heat Kernels and Dirac Operators Book
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Heat Kernels and Dirac Operators


  • Author : Nicole Berline
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2003-12-08
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 363
  • ISBN 10 : 3540200622

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Heat Kernels and Dirac Operators Excerpt :

In the first edition of this book, simple proofs of the Atiyah-Singer Index Theorem for Dirac operators on compact Riemannian manifolds and its generalizations (due to the authors and J.-M. Bismut) were presented, using an explicit geometric construction of the heat kernel of a generalized Dirac operator; the new edition makes this popular book available to students and researchers in an attractive paperback.

Fairly Smooth Operator  My Life Occasionally at the Tip of the Spear Book

Fairly Smooth Operator My Life Occasionally at the Tip of the Spear


  • Author : Caroline Walsh
  • Publisher : Koehler Books
  • Release Date : 2021-11-30
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 1646635221

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Fairly Smooth Operator My Life Occasionally at the Tip of the Spear Excerpt :

"When people ask why I joined the Coast Guard, I respond that I was twenty-two, blond, and fit. In most military services that is guaranteed sexual harassment. Why not join the one with the ocean breeze?" Caroline's journey from enlisted Coast Guard member to CIA analyst includes boot camp, Hamptons yachters named Gary, meaning making in Guantanamo Bay, and a session with a Veterans Affairs-assigned therapist who has fourteen cats, one of which cures migraines. She takes you from serious topics of sexual harassment and suicide to laughing about how her predator's moment to make her prey was oddly interrupted. You are a fly on the wall during her botched FBI polygraph and will be scratching your head about her CIA classmate who U-turns during their surveillance-detection training like she just saw a sign for a sale at Macy's.

Charting the Operator Terrain Book

Charting the Operator Terrain


  • Author : John Ernest
  • Publisher : American Mathematical Soc.
  • Release Date : 1976
  • Genre: Linear operators
  • Pages : 207
  • ISBN 10 : 9780821818718

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Operator Commutation Relations Book

Operator Commutation Relations


  • Author : P.E.T. Jørgensen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Mathematics
  • Pages : 493
  • ISBN 10 : 9789400963283

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Operator Commutation Relations Excerpt :

In his Retiring Presidential address, delivered before the Annual Meeting of The American Mathematical Society on December, 1948, the late Professor Einar Hille spoke on his recent results on the Lie theory of semigroups of linear transformations, . . • "So far only commutative operators have been considered and the product law . . . is the simplest possible. The non-commutative case has resisted numerous attacks in the past and it is only a few months ago that any headway was made with this problem. I shall have the pleasure of outlining the new theory here; it is a blend of the classical theory of Lie groups with the recent theory of one-parameter semigroups. " The list of references in the subsequent publication of Hille's address (Bull. Amer. Math •. Soc. 56 (1950)) includes pioneering papers of I. E. Segal, I. M. Gelfand, and K. Yosida. In the following three decades the subject grew tremendously in vitality, incorporating a number of different fields of mathematical analysis. Early papers of V. Bargmann, I. E. Segal, L. G~ding, Harish-Chandra, I. M. Singer, R. Langlands, B. Konstant, and E. Nelson developed the theoretical basis for later work in a variety of different applications: Mathematical physics, astronomy, partial differential equations, operator algebras, dynamical systems, geometry, and, most recently, stochastic filtering theory. As it turned out, of course, the Lie groups, rather than the semigroups, provided the focus of attention.

Work Place Sabotage Book

Work Place Sabotage


  • Author : Gerald Mars
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-03-25
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351789271

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Work Place Sabotage Excerpt :

This title was first published in 2001. The examples cited in this study of sabotage in the working environment range from sophisticated tricks played in Western factories to natural reactions to inferior or unhealthy working practices in, for example, Malaysia and India. The book contains articles from various contributors which cover numerous topics within the subject including crime and punishment in the factory, employee and organizational sabotage, and management techniques to prevent sabotage.

Mathematical Scattering Theory Book

Mathematical Scattering Theory


  • Author : Baumgärtel
  • Publisher : Birkhäuser
  • Release Date : 2013-12-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 449
  • ISBN 10 : 9783034854405

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Mathematical Scattering Theory Excerpt :

The aim of this book is to give a systematic and self-contained presentation of the Mathematical Scattering Theory within the framework of operator theory in Hilbert space. The term Mathematical Scattering Theory denotes that theory which is on the one hand the common mathematical foundation of several physical scattering theories (scattering of quantum objects, of classical waves and particles) and on the other hand a branch of operator theory devoted to the study of the behavior of the continuous part of perturbed operators (some authors also use the term Abstract Scattering Theory). EBBential contributions to the development of this theory are due to K. FRIEDRICHS, J. CooK, T. KATo, J. M. JAuCH, S. T. KURODA, M.S. BmMAN, M.G. KREiN, L. D. FAD DEEV, R. LAVINE, W. 0. AMREIN, B. SIMoN, D. PEARSON, V. ENss, and others. It seems to the authors that the theory has now reached a sufficiently developed state that a self-contained presentation of the topic is justified.

Foundations of Software Science and Computation Structures Book

Foundations of Software Science and Computation Structures


  • Author : Anca Muscholl
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-03-21
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 457
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642548307

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Foundations of Software Science and Computation Structures Excerpt :

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Foundations of Software Science and Computation Structures, FOSSACS 2014, held as part of the European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2014, which took place in Grenoble, France, in April 2014. The 28 papers included in this book, together with one invited talk, were selected from 106 full-paper submissions. The following topical areas are covered: probabilistic systems, semantics of programming languages, networks, program analysis, games and synthesis, compositional reasoning, bisimulation, categorical and algebraic models and logics of programming.

Born to Be Blessed  Transformation   Going from a State of Rejection to One of Perfect Peace Book

Born to Be Blessed Transformation Going from a State of Rejection to One of Perfect Peace


  • Author : C.C. Semper
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2019-09-11
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9781728327068

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Born to Be Blessed Transformation Going from a State of Rejection to One of Perfect Peace Excerpt :

Born to Be Blessed Transformation is a collection of poetry about Trials Adventures Relationships: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Healing and Unconditional Love It is separated into five chapters taking readers through a journey which depicts adversity, but most importantly triumph. Reminding readers that although life has challenges, a true champion will always prevail.

Algebraic Methodology and Software Technology Book

Algebraic Methodology and Software Technology


  • Author : V.S. Alagar
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1995-05-21
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 597
  • ISBN 10 : 3540600434

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Algebraic Methodology and Software Technology Excerpt :

This volume constitutes the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Algebraic Methodology and Software Technology, held in Montreal, Canada in July 1995. It includes full papers or extended abstracts of the invited talks, refereed selected contributions, and research prototype tools. The invited speakers are David Gries, Jeanette Wing, Dan Craigen, Ted Ralston, Ewa Orlowska, Krzysztof Apt, Joseph Goguen, and Rohit Parikh. The 29 refereed papers presented were selected from some 100 submissions; they are organized in sections on algebraic and logical foundations, concurrent and reactive systems, software technology, logic programming and databases.