Nonlinear state and parameter estimation of spatially distributed systems
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Nonlinear state and parameter estimation of spatially distributed systems

In this book two probabilistic model-based estimators are introduced that allow the reconstruction and identification of space-time continuous physical systems. The Sliced Gaussian Mixture Filter (SGMF) exploits linear substructures in mixed linear/nonlinear systems, and thus is well-suited for identifying various model parameters. The Covariance Bounds Filter (CBF) allows the efficient estimation of widely distributed systems in a d...

Perspectives on the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections: Surveillance and Response System, A Program Review
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Perspectives on the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections: Surveillance and Response System, A Program Review

Perspectives on the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System: A Program Review describes the capacity, quality, and effectiveness of the international and domestic facilities and programs that are a part of a DoD system to monitor and address emerging infectious diseases globally. The committee concludes that the goals of the system are in U.S. military, U.S. civilian, and global public health...

Female infidelity and paternal uncertainty
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Female infidelity and paternal uncertainty

"...a virtual treasure trove of fun things to know and tell about the sneaky ways in which male biology goes to war against its intrasexual competition.... In summary, Female Infidelity and Parental Uncertainty is a nice addition to the field and indispensable for anyone doing research on human sexual relationships. It will also prove accessible and interesting to the more casual reader who simply wants to know more about how natural...

Graphs, surfaces and homology
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Graphs, surfaces and homology

This is an undergraduate level introduction to homology that will appeal to students interested in the application of algebra to geometrical problems, specifically the study of surfaces (sphere, torus, Mobius band, Klein bottle). Numerous examples and exercises are included, making this an ideal text either for teaching or for self-study.

"Tailored Treatments in Psoriatic Patients" ed. by Shahin Aghaei
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Tailored Treatments in Psoriatic Patients

This book gathers and presents information on targeted treatments for psoriasis. The cause of psoriasis is still unknown, though exposure to definite agents (throat streptococcal infection), smoking, alcohol consumption, certain medicines (lithium), and local irritation or injury to the skin may be risk factors for persons genetically predisposed to the disease. Psoriasis symptoms can vary extensively, from mild rashes to severe situ...

Essential Microbiology for Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science
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Essential Microbiology for Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

This text is an essential study guide for undergraduates studying microbiology modules on degree courses in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. Written by two pharmacists each with over 30 years experience of teaching, research and publishing in pharmaceutical microbiology, it distills the subject down into the essential elements that pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists need to know in order to practice their profession, ...

Bioelectrochemistry : Design and Applications of Biomaterials
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Bioelectrochemistry : Design and Applications of Biomaterials

Bioelectrochemistry is a fast growing field linking together electrochemistry, biochemistry, medicinal chemistry and analytical chemistry. The current book outlines the recent progress in the area and the applications in biological materials design and bioenergy, covering in particular biosensors, bioelectronic devices, biofuel cells, biodegradable batteries and biomolecule-based computing.

Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation: Simple to Advanced and Experimental Techniques for Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation
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Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation

"Microbiologist Cotter came to mushroom farming in his 20s and quickly became hooked. He shares his enthusiasm for the practice in this wide-ranging book, which covers topics of interest for the beginning hobbyist to the market farmer. Starting with general information about the mushroom life cycle and growing techniques, it progresses into innovative applications for mushrooms and educational ideas using fungi, and then gets into ad...

The Handy Science Answer Book (The Handy Answer Book), 5th Edition
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The Handy Science Answer Book (The Handy Answer Book), 5th Edition

Informative, easy-to-use guide to everyday science questions, concepts and fundamentals celebrates its twenty-fifth year and over one million copies sold! Science is everywhere, and it affects everything! DNA and CRISPR. Artificial sweeteners. Sea level changes caused by melting glaciers. Gravitational waves. Bees in a colony. The human body. Microplastics. The largest active volcano. Designer dog breeds. Molecules. The length of the...

Clinical Psychology
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Clinical Psychology

“By using practical examples and blending in current culture and metaphors, Pomerantz brings the profession to life within the chapters. I think students will find the text enjoyable to read.”-Jennifer J. Muehlenkamp, Ph.D., University of North DakotaThis contemporary text distinguishes itself by presenting key clinical psychology topics in a balanced manner. Andrew M. Pomerantz emphasizes multicultural issues throughout, objectively...