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Balancing River Health and Hydropower Requirements in the Lancang River Basin
Balancing River Health and Hydropower Requirements in the Lancang River Basin by Xuezhong Yu
English | PDF | 2018 (2019 Edition) | 290 Pages | ISBN : 9811315647 | 9.27 MB

This book assesses river health in the Lancang River Basin with regard to the impacts of hydropower projects. It studies key components of the transboundary effects of Chinese dams on the Lancang River including its hydrology, sediment transport, water temperature, and fish community. It also investigates the specific impacts of hydropower on women's lives and livelihoods, and factors that influence women's participation in river health management. In closing, the lessons learned regarding environmental protection and hydropower development in the Lancang River Basin are shared, e.g. with hydropower developers and regulators in Laos.
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Applied Probability: From Random Sequences to Stochastic Processes
Applied Probability: From Random Sequences to Stochastic Processes by Valérie Girardin
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 270 Pages | ISBN : 3319974114 | 19.42 MB

This textbook addresses postgraduate students in applied mathematics, probability, and statistics, as well as computer scientists, biologists, physicists and economists, who are seeking a rigorous introduction to applied stochastic processes. Pursuing a pedagogic approach, the content follows a path of increasing complexity, from the simplest random sequences to the advanced stochastic processes. Illustrations are provided from many applied fields, together with connections to ergodic theory, information theory, reliability and insurance. The main content is also complemented by a wealth of examples and exercises with solutions.
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Advanced Computer Architecture
Advanced Computer Architecture: 12th Conference, ACA 2018, Yingkou, China, August 10-11, 2018, Proceedings by Chao Li
English | PDF | 2018 | 238 Pages | ISBN : 9811324220 | 26.29 MB

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference on Advanced Computer Architecture, ACA 2018, held in Yingkou, China, in August 2018.
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The Economy of Ghana: 50 Years of Economic Development
The Economy of Ghana: 50 Years of Economic Development by Mozammel Huq
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 559 Pages | ISBN : 1137602422 | 6.68 MB

The book follows a first edition published in 1989, which focused on the severe economic crisis Ghana faced during the late 1970s and the early 1980s. In this second edition, the authors extend the review up to the mid-2010s, covering the entire period since independence, with a special focus on shifts in economic policy, starting with the adoption of the Economic Recovery Programme in 1983.
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Antarctica: Earth's Own Ice World
Antarctica: Earth's Own Ice World By Michael Carroll
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 (2019 Edition) | 197 Pages | ISBN : 3319746235 | 17.55 MB

In 2016, scientist Rosaly Lopes and artist Michael Carroll teamed up as fellows of the National Science Foundation to travel to Mount Erebus, the world's southernmost active volcano in Antarctica. The logistics of getting there and complex operations of Antarctica's McMurdo Station echo the kinds of strategies that future explorers will undertake as they set up settlements on Mars and beyond. This exciting popular-level book explores the arduous environment of Antarctica and how it is similar to other icy worlds in the Solar System.
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Applied Multidimensional Scaling and Unfolding, Second Edition
Applied Multidimensional Scaling and Unfolding, Second Edition By Ingwer Borg
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 128 Pages | ISBN : 3319734709 | 6.89 MB

This book introduces multidimensional scaling (MDS) and unfolding as data analysis techniques for applied researchers. MDS is used for the analysis of proximity data on a set of objects, representing the data as distances between points in a geometric space (usually of two dimensions). Unfolding is a related method that maps preference data (typically evaluative ratings of different persons on a set of objects) as distances between two sets of points (representing the persons and the objects, resp.).
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