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Thin Space

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There’s a fine line between the living and the dead, and Marshall is determined to cross it in this gut-wrenching debut novel. Ever since the car accident that killed his identical twin brother, Marshall Windsor has been consumed with guilt and crippled by the secrets of that fateful night. He has only one chance to make amends and set things right. He must find a thin space—a mythical point where the barrier between this world and the next is thin enough for a person to step through to the other side. But when a new girl moves into the neighborhood, into the exact same house Marsh is sure holds a thin space, she may be the key—or the unraveling of all his secrets. As they get closer to finding a thin space—and closer to each other—March must decide once and for all how far he’s willing to go to right the wrongs of the living…and the dead.

Thin Space

Thin Space Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jody Casella
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Thin Space by Jody Casella Summary

There’s a fine line between the living and the dead, and Marshall is determined to cross it in this gut-wrenching debut novel. Ever since the car accident that killed his identical twin brother, Marshall Windsor has been consumed with guilt and crippled by the secrets of that fateful night. He has only one chance to make amends and set things right. He must find a thin space—a mythical point where the barrier between this world and the next is thin enough for a person to step through to the other side. But when a new girl moves into the neighborhood, into the exact same house Marsh is sure holds a thin space, she may be the key—or the unraveling of all his secrets. As they get closer to finding a thin space—and closer to each other—March must decide once and for all how far he’s willing to go to right the wrongs of the living…and the dead.

Thin Space

Thin Space Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Annette K. Collins
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
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Thin Space by Annette K. Collins Summary

Thin Space is a love story with a twist. It tells the story of two people who fall in love and are true soul mates, and about what happens when their life choices challenge the course of destiny. Can we ever find our way back to each other after going separate ways? Should we? Or is it something that is beyond our control?

Braving the Thin Places

Braving the Thin Places Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Julianne Stanz
Editor: Loyola Press
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Braving the Thin Places by Julianne Stanz Summary

A “thin place” is where God’s grace is waiting to happen. Your thin place might be an important threshold, a soul friendship, a fresh chapter in your own life story, a painful secret or fear, or a time of hardship. Whatever the circumstance, a thin place is where God and humanity meet in a mysterious way. These moments open us to places of rawness and beauty. When we enter into a thin place, something seems to break open inside us, and words are inadequate to describe what we are experiencing. In these moments, we feel a sense of breakthrough as we break free of the ordinary and experience the extraordinary amid our daily lives. Drawing on her Irish-Celtic heritage, Julianne Stanz helps us explore those times and holy places of transformation. Inspired by faith and guided by spiritual practices, we can experience each thin place as a point of departure on a sacred journey to a truer understanding of who we are meant to be.

Into Thin Places

Into Thin Places Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Robert P. Vande Kappelle
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Into Thin Places by Robert P. Vande Kappelle Summary

In this third volume of his "Adventures in Spirituality" trilogy, Dr. Robert Vande Kappelle travels from Amsterdam to Cairo in search of his cultural and spiritual roots, inviting readers to join him in exploring fabled places across the Mediterranean World. Despite the grave problems centered in this region, it is the birthplace of Western civilization and the source of the world's three guiding religions. Readers unfamiliar with the emergence and development of Western civilization will find Into Thin Places a compelling introduction; others will discover here a new perspective.Affirming the human quest for adventure, meaning, and wholeness, Professor Vande Kappelle beckons adventurers to enjoy the wonderful experiences described in the book's "travel entries." Those seeking historical and cultural perspective will want to examine the numerous "explanatory entries" scattered throughout the narrative. These vignettes expand and deepen the storyline, piquing curiosity about seminal events, persons, and places that helped shape Western sensibility.As Dr. Vande Kappelle points out in his closing chapter, our world is in a state of crisis, precipitated by numerous factors but primarily by the loss of the sacred. "Whether the current crisis is curable is debatable, but it will clearly require massive cultural reorientation. More importantly, it will require a transformation of the human spirit and a commitment of will." Into Thin Places encourages readers to find "thin places"--places transparent to the divine--in their own transformative journeys of discovery.

Thin Places

Thin Places Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tracy Balzer
Editor: ACU Press
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Thin Places introduces contemporary Christians to the great spiritual legacy of the early Celts, a legacy that has remained undiscovered or inaccessible for many evangelical Christians. It provides ways for us to learn from this ancient faith expression, applying fresh and lively spiritual disciplines to our own modern context.

Thin Places: A Natural History of Healing and Home

Thin Places: A Natural History of Healing and Home Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kerri ní Dochartaigh
Editor: Milkweed Editions
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Thin Places: A Natural History of Healing and Home by Kerri ní Dochartaigh Summary

An Indie Next Selection for April 2022 An Indies Introduce Selection for Winter/Spring 2022 A Junior Library Guild Selection Both a celebration of the natural world and a memoir of one family’s experience during the Troubles, Thin Places is a gorgeous braid of “two strands, one wondrous and elemental, the other violent and unsettling, sustained by vividly descriptive prose” (The Guardian). Kerri ní Dochartaigh was born in Derry, on the border of the North and South of Ireland, at the very height of the Troubles. She was brought up on a council estate on the wrong side of town—although for her family, and many others, there was no right side. One parent was Catholic, the other was Protestant. In the space of one year, they were forced out of two homes. When she was eleven, a homemade bomb was thrown through her bedroom window. Terror was in the very fabric of the city, and for families like ní Dochartaigh’s, the ones who fell between the cracks of identity, it seemed there was no escape. In Thin Places, a luminous blend of memoir, history, and nature writing, ní Dochartaigh explores how nature kept her sane and helped her heal, how violence and poverty are never more than a stone’s throw from beauty and hope, and how we are, once again, allowing our borders to become hard and terror to creep back in. Ní Dochartaigh asks us to reclaim our landscape through language and study, and remember that the land we fight over is much more than lines on a map. It will always be ours, but—at the same time—it never really was.

Thin Places

Thin Places Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marshall E. Quilling
Editor: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1098046358
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Thin Places by Marshall E. Quilling Summary

What Doing, Where Going, Why When we were young and recently married, we purchased our first home in South St. Paul, Minnesota. It was a very nice three-bedroom rambler with a tuck under single-car garage. The basement was finished, and the yard was beautifully landscaped, with a terraced garden in the back yard complete with a statue of Jesus. We paid $31,000, and had anxiety about how we were going to pay the mortgage payment of $160 per month. Our side door was directly across from our neighbor's house 20 feet away. Our neighbors had two little boys around the ages of three and five. They did not let their boys play with any other children, and kept them inside most of the time. Their vocabulary was very limited, and we only heard them say three things. They were, however, very friendly and came running up to me every time I would see them. The first thing they would say was, "What doing?" When you told them what you were doing, they would ask, "Where going?" When they were satisfied with your answer, the final question was, "Why?" As I have reflected about these questions over the years, I have come to realize that these are very profound questions. What am I doing, where am I going, and why? Have you ever asked yourself these questions? I have never sat down and charted my life, but I have been lead and protected by a mysterious force. As you read this book, ask yourself these questions. Is life more than eating, drinking and being merry--- and then you die? Is there someone or something out there in the universe who is watching me? Is there someone wanting to interact with me? This is the story of my life, my search for truth, and my journey. I am not an extraordinary person. Some of my adventures may seem a little strange. They were strange for me, too. Sometimes I identify with Sergeant Joe Friday in Dragnet. "Just the facts, ma'am. Just the facts." I hope that in sharing my life, you too may find answers to these basic questions. I hope that you will find peace and contentment as I have found in my life. Blessings, Marshall E. Quilling To contact author: E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.marshallequilling.com

Simply Put: The Plain English Grammar Guide

Simply Put: The Plain English Grammar Guide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Giacomo Giammatteo
Editor: Inferno Publishing Company
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Simply Put: The Plain English Grammar Guide by Giacomo Giammatteo Summary

Does the world need another grammar book? I think so. And it needs one because many of the existing books are filled with explanations using grammatical terms that many people don't understand, and the people who do understand don't need the book. Like all my grammar books, I have done everything possible to explain things clearly and without resorting to grammatical terms or complex explanations. Everything is in plain, simple English. Items covered in the book include: * Parts of Speech * Punctuation (all fourteen of them) * Grammar Myths * Miscellaneous * How to Use Numbers When Writing * Abbreviations, Initialisms, and Acronyms * Linking Verbs * Subject/Verb Agreement * Latin Abbreviations * (much more) * Plurals * Redundancies * Misused Words * Capitalization * Usage Issues * Punctuation of Dialogue With more than nine hundred pages, the book is a comprehensive reference for grammar. It also shows many of the issues where the AP Stylebook and the Chicago Manual of Style disagree. The most important thing is that the book explains everything in plain English so as not to be confusing. It is easy to understand and grasp for any reader. Only a basic understanding of grammar is necessary.

Imagining Church

Imagining Church Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gary A. Shockley,Kim Shockley
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
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Imagining Church by Gary A. Shockley,Kim Shockley Summary

Imagination is one of the great gifts bestowed on us by our Creator, observe authors Gary and Kim Shockley, and it can be the spark that ignites a fire of change in our lives. Drawing on their more than thirty years of pastoral and church consulting experience, the Shockleys illustrate the power of imagination using personal stories born of their own quest to be faithful in ministry. They also show readers that imagining church is a shared experience among God's people. When we imagine the church--forming a mental image of what we believe the church is and ought to be--we are co-creators with the Master Designer, Chief Architect, and Greatest Creator, and can help others imagine church. They remind leaders, "If you can't see it, neither will anyone else." The Shockleys outline how we in the church are now laborers in a new kind of vineyard--one that requires a new way of thinking and acting in our postmodern world. They invite readers to step into the flow of God's activity and, using the gifts God has given us, cooperate in the work of ministry and mission. Rather than suggesting one model or process for church effectiveness ("do it this way and grow"), Imagining Church helps congregational leaders to think more imaginatively about how God is at work in our present ministry contexts. This will help to open ourselves anew to the Spirit of God--the Divine Artist--who is ready to fuel our desire to be the co-creators we are meant to be for the sake of the church.

Punctuation: the Ultimate Guide

Punctuation: the Ultimate Guide Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Giacomo Giammatteo
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Punctuation: the Ultimate Guide by Giacomo Giammatteo Summary

Grammar consists of many things, and one of the more important is punctuation. It is like the Rosetta Stone, providing the key to how writers want a reader to interpret what they wrote. Punctuation is even present when we speak. A slight pause is similar to a comma, a longer pause akin to a semicolon, and a stop equals a period. Question marks and exclamation points can be heard in the cadence of a person’s speech pattern and where the emphasis is placed and on which words. Almost all punctuation marks are represented in everyday speech, and therein lies the key to great dialogue—knowing how to use punctuation correctly with dialogue. There are some writers who are masters at it. Elmore Leonard was one of the best. Read his books, or listen to a few of the movies made from his books, and you’ll see a genius’s work. This book explains how to use punctuation in an easy-to-grasp manner.

Thick Space

Thick Space Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dorothee Brantz,Sasha Disko,Georg Wagner-Kyora
Editor: transcript Verlag
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Thick Space by Dorothee Brantz,Sasha Disko,Georg Wagner-Kyora Summary

Could the concepts of »metropolitanism« and »thick space« aid our understanding of historical and contemporary urban change? Essays by scholars from both sides of the Atlantic provide interdisciplinary approaches to the complex dynamics of large-scale urbanization. The book opens with conceptual questions regarding the development of metropoles and metropolitan studies. The following sections provide analyses of the social, environmental, and cultural dimensions of metropolitan spaces from both a theoretical and an empirical perspective, such as the role of planning and urban parks, the impact of ethnic diversity and segregation, the place of cinematic visions or the centrality of infrastructures and architecture.

Revival: The Handbook of Software for Engineers and Scientists (1995)

Revival: The Handbook of Software for Engineers and Scientists (1995) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paul W Ross
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The Handbook of Software for Engineers and Scientists is a single-volume, ready reference for the practicing engineer and scientist in industry, government, and academia as well as the novice computer user. It provides the most up-to-date information in a variety of areas such as common platforms and operating systems, applications programs, networking, and many other problem-solving tools necessary to effectively use computers on a daily basis. Specific platforms and environments thoroughly discussed include MS-DOS®, Microsoft® WindowsTM, the Macintosh® and its various systems, UNIXTM, DEC VAXTM, IBM® mainframes, OS/2®, WindowsTM NT, and NeXTSTEPTM. Word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, databases, integrated packages, computer presentation systems, groupware, and a number of useful utilities are also covered. Several extensive sections in the book are devoted to mathematical and statistical software. Information is provided on circuits and control simulation programs, finite element tools, and solid modeling tools.

Reel Arguments

Reel Arguments Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew Light
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 042996630X
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In Reel Arguments , Andrew Light, known for his work in environmental ethics and the philosophy of technology, addresses the role of film in society. By looking at films and the creators of such films as Alice in the Cities , Enemy of the State , The Conversation , Falling Down , City of Hope , and Matewan , Light persuasively argues that film can be highly philosophical and influential. Though not the first to make such a claim, Light brings new insights into the readings of these films as visual arguments covering a range of issues: identity politics, urban landscapes, the politics of space, and the unexpected dimensions of technology. This volume will be of special interest to readers of film and philosophy.

Thin Places

Thin Places Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary E DeMuth
Editor: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310564743
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In her moving spiritual memoir, Mary DeMuth traces the winding path of “thin places” in her life—places where she experienced longing and healing more intensely than before. As DeMuth writes, “Thin places are snatches of holy ground, tucked into the corners of our world, where we might just catch a glimpse of eternity. They are aha moments, beautiful realizations, when the Son of God bursts through the hazy fog of our monotony and shines on us afresh.”From losing her earthly father to discovering a heavenly Father who never leaves, from singing Olivia Newton-John songs to the sky to worshiping God under a French sun, from surviving abuse as a latchkey kid to experiencing the joy of mothering three children, DeMuth’s story calls readers to a deeper understanding of their own story. With unusual spiritual wisdom, she looks for God in the past so that she might experience him more profoundly in the present. Her powerful words invite readers to know God in a new way—a God ready to break through any ordinary day or extraordinary pain and offer a glimpse of eternity.

Awake

Awake Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anjuli Paschall
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ISBN: 1493435973
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What If There Is More to Life than What You're Living? You've felt it--the underlying anxiety that you're missing out on the good life. So you zone out, swipe up, slim down, work hard, and spin in circles trying to get it. Anjuli Paschall calls it carpe diem syndrome--the fear of not living life to the fullest. But the full life isn't found by chasing it. It's found by coming awake to it. As she puts it: "I want to be awake. I don't want to nervously navigate my life one to-do list, email, and espresso shot at a time. When my life comes to a slow halt, I want to know I savored the small moments and watched the sky change color. I want to know I didn't rush through life but received it. I want to know I came to peace with my weaknesses, loved people fearlessly, and walked with God faithfully. I hope I gave in to the audacious belief that I was loved and, miraculously, even liked." And now, Anjuli casts a compelling vision for you to live a soul-awake life too. The invitation might be as gentle as a song--or as abrupt as a rooster's crow--but God is always waking you up. You can have the life you really want, and you don't have to lose your soul trying to get it. Breathe in. Breathe out. Full life is right here.

Electronics for Physicists

Electronics for Physicists Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bryan H. Suits
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Electronics for Physicists by Bryan H. Suits Summary

This book provides undergraduate physics majors and students of related sciences with a sound basic understanding of electronics and how it is used, principally in the physical sciences. While today few science students go on to careers that demand an ability to design and build electronic circuits, many will use and rely on electronics. As scientists, they will require an appropriate level of fundamental knowledge that enables them, for example, to understand what electronic equipment is doing, to correctly interpret the measurements obtained, and to appreciate the numerous links between electronics and how it is practiced, and other areas of science. Discussing electronics in the broader context and from the point of view of the scientist, this book is intended for students who are not planning to become electronics specialists. It has been written in a relatively informal, personal style and includes detailed examples, as well as some “outside the box” material to inspire thought and creativity. A selection of relevant exercises is included at the end of each chapter.

Cascading Style Sheets

Cascading Style Sheets Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hakon Wium Lie,Bert Bos
Editor: Addison-Wesley Professional
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Cascading Style Sheets by Hakon Wium Lie,Bert Bos Summary

In this updated edition to their original best-selling classic, the co-creators of CSS clearly, logically, and painlessly explain the hows and whys and ins and outs of the visual formatting language that is their gift to us. The Web would be a poorer place without Messieurs Bos and Lie. Your shelf will be richer for the addition of this book. Rely on it. Study it. Savor it. The Indispensible CSS Tutorial and Reference–Straight from the Creators of CSS Direct from the creators of CSS, this is the definitive guide to CSS, today's indispensable standard for controlling the appearance of any Web or XML document. This book doesn't just show how to use every significant CSS 1 and 2.x feature; it carefully explains the "why" behind today's most valuable CSS design techniques. You'll find practical, downloadable examples throughout–along with essential browser support information and best practices for building high-impact pages and applications. Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web, Third Edition covers every CSS 2.1 improvement and fix, from new height/width definitions in absolutely positioned elements to new clip property calculations. Clear, readable, and thorough, it's the one must-have CSS resource for every Web developer, designer, and content provider. Coverage includes Mastering essential CSS concepts: Rules, declarations, selectors, properties, and more Working with type: From absolute/relative units to font size and weight Understanding CSS objects: Box model, display properties, list styles, and more Exercising total control over spacing and positioning Specifying colors for borders and backgrounds Managing printing: Margins, page breaks, and more Implementing media-specific style sheets for audio rendering, handhelds, and other forms of presentation Moving from HTML extensions to CSS: Five practical case studies Making the most of cascading and inheritance Using external style sheets and @import Integrating CSS with XML documents Optimizing the performance of CSS pages Includes a handy CSS Quick Reference printed on the inside covers

The Fat Lady Sings

The Fat Lady Sings Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cheryl Fuller
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 0429920741
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Rooted in analytical psychology, The Fat Lady Sings challenges the notion that the fat patient must change to fit into a thin world. For years we have been bombarded by warnings about the Obesity Epidemic, a concern rivaling that about terrorism. Curiously, the depth psychological literature is mostly silent about this preoccupation, its origins, meaning, and the psychotherapeutic treatment issues involved. Almost everything written about fat and being fat comes from the world of the slender. Fat people are rarely consulted about their lives, how they eat and move and live. They are too often not seen as credible, or as reliable witnesses to their own experience. The Fat Lady Sings is an exploration of fat and our culture, the fat complex that grips our culture, how the war on obesity is fought in the clinical setting, and how being fat is an ongoing traumatic experience. The book grows out of the author's life as a fat woman, her work as a Jungian psychotherapist, and as a patient in analysis.

Digital Afterlife and the Spiritual Realm

Digital Afterlife and the Spiritual Realm Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Maggi Savin-Baden
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Digital Afterlife and the Spiritual Realm by Maggi Savin-Baden Summary

Few religious leaders have examined the potential for the positive impact of digital media and digital immortality creation in religious contexts. It is evident that there have been recent moves away from traditional funeral services focusing on the transition of the deceased into the future world beyond, towards a rise of memorial content within funerals and commemorative events. This has heralded shifts in afterlife beliefs by replacing them, to all intents and purposes, by attitudes to this life. Digital Afterlife and the Spiritual Realm explores the ways in which digital media and digital afterlife creation affects social and religious understandings of death and the afterlife. Features Understands the impact of digital media on those living and those working with the bereaved Explores the impact of digital memorialisation post death Examines the ways in which digital media may be changing conceptions and theologies of death For many people, digital afterlife and the spiritual realm largely remains an area that is both inchoate and confusing. This book will begin to unravel some of this bafflement.

InDesign Type

InDesign Type Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nigel French
Editor: Adobe Press
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Typography is the foundation of graphic design, and the most effective way to be a better designer is to understand type and use it confidently and creatively. This fully updated third edition is a comprehensive guide to creating professional type with Adobe InDesign. It covers micro and macro typography concepts, from understanding the nuance of a single spacing width to efficiently creating long and complex documents. Packed with visual examples, InDesign expert and acclaimed design instructor Nigel French shows not just how to use InDesign’s extensive type features, but why certain approaches are preferable to others, and how to avoid common mistakes. Whether you’re creating a single-page flyer or a thousand-page catalog, whether your documents will be printed or viewed on screen, InDesign Type is an invaluable resource for getting the most out of InDesign’s typographic toolset.

Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jonathon Green
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First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and includes extensive coverage of both British and U.S. jargon. Areas dealt with range from marketing to medicine, from advertising to artificial intelligence and from skiing to sociology. This is a fascinating resource for students of lexicography and professional lexicographers, as well as the general inquisitive reader.

Mathematical Expressions

Mathematical Expressions Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jukka K. Korpela
Editor: Suomen E-painos Oy
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This guide to writing mathematical expressions covers both simple notations used in general texts and professional formulas and equations used in natural sciences, mathematics, and other fields. It is an essential handbook for people who write, edit, or typeset of texts where mathematical notations may be needed. The book presents notations defined in the modern international standard ISO 80000-2 but also describes other common practices.

LaTeX in 24 Hours

LaTeX in 24 Hours Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dilip Datta
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LaTeX in 24 Hours by Dilip Datta Summary

This book presents direct and concise explanations and examples to many LaTeX syntax and structures, allowing students and researchers to quickly understand the basics that are required for writing and preparing book manuscripts, journal articles, reports, presentation slides and academic theses and dissertations for publication. Unlike much of the literature currently available on LaTeX, which takes a more technical stance, focusing on the details of the software itself, this book presents a user-focused guide that is concerned with its application to everyday tasks and scenarios. It is packed with exercises and looks at topics like formatting text, drawing and inserting tables and figures, bibliographies and indexes, equations, slides, and provides valuable explanations to error and warning messages so you can get work done with the least time and effort needed. This means LaTeX in 24 Hours can be used by students and researchers with little or no previous experience with LaTeX to gain quick and noticeable results, as well as being used as a quick reference guide for those more experienced who want to refresh their knowledge on the subject.

Algorithmic Learning Theory

Algorithmic Learning Theory Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nicolò Cesa-Bianchi,Masayuki Numao,Rüdiger Reischuk
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3540361693
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Algorithmic Learning Theory by Nicolò Cesa-Bianchi,Masayuki Numao,Rüdiger Reischuk Summary

This volume contains the papers presented at the 13th Annual Conference on Algorithmic Learning Theory (ALT 2002), which was held in Lub ̈ eck (Germany) during November 24–26, 2002. The main objective of the conference was to p- vide an interdisciplinary forum discussing the theoretical foundations of machine learning as well as their relevance to practical applications. The conference was colocated with the Fifth International Conference on Discovery Science (DS 2002). The volume includes 26 technical contributions which were selected by the program committee from 49 submissions. It also contains the ALT 2002 invited talks presented by Susumu Hayashi (Kobe University, Japan) on “Mathematics Based on Learning”, by John Shawe-Taylor (Royal Holloway University of L- don, UK) on “On the Eigenspectrum of the Gram Matrix and Its Relationship to the Operator Eigenspectrum”, and by Ian H. Witten (University of Waikato, New Zealand) on “Learning Structure from Sequences, with Applications in a Digital Library” (joint invited talk with DS 2002). Furthermore, this volume - cludes abstracts of the invited talks for DS 2002 presented by Gerhard Widmer (Austrian Research Institute for Arti?cial Intelligence, Vienna) on “In Search of the Horowitz Factor: Interim Report on a Musical Discovery Project” and by Rudolf Kruse (University of Magdeburg, Germany) on “Data Mining with Graphical Models”. The complete versions of these papers are published in the DS 2002 proceedings (Lecture Notes in Arti?cial Intelligence, Vol. 2534). ALT has been awarding the E.

Open Problems in Topology II

Open Problems in Topology II Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elliott M. Pearl
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Open Problems in Topology II by Elliott M. Pearl Summary

This volume is a collection of surveys of research problems in topology and its applications. The topics covered include general topology, set-theoretic topology, continuum theory, topological algebra, dynamical systems, computational topology and functional analysis. * New surveys of research problems in topology * New perspectives on classic problems * Representative surveys of research groups from all around the world

The Gone World

The Gone World Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tom Sweterlitsch
Editor: Penguin
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The Gone World by Tom Sweterlitsch Summary

Inception meets True Detective in this science fiction thriller of spellbinding tension and staggering scope that follows a special agent into a savage murder case with grave implications for the fate of mankind... “I promise you have never read a story like this.”—Blake Crouch, New York Times bestselling author of Dark Matter Shannon Moss is part of a clandestine division within the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. In western Pennsylvania, 1997, she is assigned to solve the murder of a Navy SEAL's family—and to locate his vanished teenage daughter. Though she can't share the information with conventional law enforcement, Moss discovers that the missing SEAL was an astronaut aboard the spaceship U.S.S. Libra—a ship assumed lost to the currents of Deep Time. Moss knows first-hand the mental trauma of time-travel and believes the SEAL's experience with the future has triggered this violence. Determined to find the missing girl and driven by a troubling connection from her own past, Moss travels ahead in time to explore possible versions of the future, seeking evidence to crack the present-day case. To her horror, the future reveals that it's not only the fate of a family that hinges on her work, for what she witnesses rising over time's horizon and hurtling toward the present is the Terminus: the terrifying and cataclysmic end of humanity itself. Luminous and unsettling, The Gone World bristles with world-shattering ideas yet remains at its heart an intensely human story.

New Hart's Rules: The Handbook of Style for Writers and Editors

New Hart's Rules: The Handbook of Style for Writers and Editors Pdf/ePub eBook Author: R. M. Ritter
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New Hart's Rules: The Handbook of Style for Writers and Editors by R. M. Ritter Summary

Hart's Rules for Compositors and Readers at the University Press, Oxford was first printed in 1893. This classic reference work for writers, editors, and publishers was in print through 39 editions for nearly one hundred years. New Hart's Rules is a brand-new text that brings the principles of the old text into the 21st century, providing answers to questions of editorial style for a new generation of professionals. Writers and editors of all kinds will find this handy guide an indispensable companion in their work. Twenty chapters give information on all aspects of writing and of preparing copy for publication, whether in print or electronically. New Hart's Rules covers a broad range of topics including publishing terms, layout and headings, how to treat illustrations, hyphenation, punctuation, UK and US usage, bibliographies and notes, and indexing. The chapters have been compiled by a team of experts and consultants, and the book draws on the unrivalled expertise of Oxford's Reference Department. It is also endorsed by the Society for Editors and Proofreaders. The text is designed and organized for maximum accessibility with clearly displayed examples throughout. Authoritative and comprehensive, New Hart's Rules is the essential desk guide for all writers and editors, and together with the New Oxford Spelling Dictionary and the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors forms the complete editorial reference set.

No Mistakes Grammar Bites, Volume XI:

No Mistakes Grammar Bites, Volume XI: Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Giacomo Giammatteo
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No Mistakes Grammar Bites, Volume XI: by Giacomo Giammatteo Summary

Guaranteed Not to Be Confusing Don't Ever Be Confused by Grammar Again. Take a "bite" out of Grammar with No Mistakes Grammar Bites. It seems as if many dictionaries and books on grammar do their best to confuse people. Words and explanations are defined using grammatical terminology that is difficult to understand; in fact, if you knew that terminology, you probably wouldn't have to look up the words to begin with. We're aiming to get rid of that and explain things in plain English, using language that is easy to understand. Try it out and see for yourself. If you find these books confusing, write to me and get a refund; they're guaranteed.

InDesign CS4 Bible

InDesign CS4 Bible Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Galen Gruman
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The soup-to-nuts guide on everything InDesign users need to know about the much-anticipated CS4 release! Packed with more than one thousand pages of real-world insight and valuable guidance, this authoritative resource describes the power and potential of InDesign—whose popularity as a page-layout program is growing stronger and gaining new converts every day No matter what your skill level, you will get everything you need to know in order to make the most of this software and take advantage of InDesign CS4’s innovative architecture, functionality, and many ingenious features Learn how to edit Photoshop, Illustrator, and PDF files from within InDesign; export documents in HTML for publication on CD-ROM or the Web; tap the power of multiple layers and master pages; optimize InDesign for efficient project workflow; take advantage of dynamic spell-checking; and more Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

TEX: starting from 1

TEX: starting from 1 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Doob
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TEX: starting from 1 by Michael Doob Summary

TEX is the program for printing high quality mathematical text to which all others are compared. It is flexible enough to be used on many different computer architectures and operating systems ranging from microcomputers to mainframes. In a relatively short period of time it has become the standard tool for mathematical typesetting at practically all major universities. The versality of TEX has allowed it to be used in a wide variety of applications; for example, it is used for publishing scholarly journals which adhere to the highest typesetting standards, and also to publish student papers and theses. This book is designed for the complete newcomer to TEX. It starts by showing how to typeset simple text that mostly uses the defaults predefined by TEX. By use of graded exercises, the situations covered slowly become more complex and include many different types of mathematical constructions and tables. In the end it is possible to handle almost any standard mathematical situation. The different tables presented in this book allow it to be used as a quick reference. The similar features of TEX are gathered together whenever possible to give an overview that is a good foundation forbecoming more proficient and for doing more creative typesetting. This book can be used either as a tool to learn just enough TEX to write standardmathematical papers of modest complexity or as a building block to prepare for more ambitious typesetting projects.

Spirituality in Mental Health Practice

Spirituality in Mental Health Practice Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Miriam Jaffe,Widian Nicola,Jerry Floersch,Jeffrey Longhofer
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Spirituality in Mental Health Practice by Miriam Jaffe,Widian Nicola,Jerry Floersch,Jeffrey Longhofer Summary

This key text presents an accessible and diverse exploration of spirituality in mental health practice, broadening the definition of spirituality to comprise a variety of transcendent experiences. Chapters include a brief history of the tensions of spirituality in mental health practice and consider a range of emerging topics, from spirituality among the elderly and energy work (Reiki), to spirituality in addiction recovery, incarceration, and hospice work. The book offers a close examination of the limits of the medical model of care, making a case for a more spiritually sensitive practice. Rich case examples are woven throughout, and the book is paired with podcasts that can be applied across chapters, illuminating the narrative stories and building active listening and teaching skills. Suitable for students of social work and counseling at master's level, as well as practicing clinicians, Spirituality in Mental Health Practice is an essential text for widening our understanding of how spiritual frameworks can enrich mental health practice.

Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences, Third Edition

Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences, Third Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nicholas J. Higham
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Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences, Third Edition by Nicholas J. Higham Summary

Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences provides advice on all aspects of scientific writing, with a particular focus on writing mathematics. Its readable style and handy format, coupled with an extensive bibliography and comprehensive index, make it useful for everyone from undergraduates to seasoned professionals. This third edition revises, updates, and expands the best-selling second edition to reflect modern writing and publishing practices and builds on the author's extensive experience in writing and speaking about mathematics. Some of its key features include coverage of fundamentals of writing, including English usage, revising a draft, and writing when your first language is not English; thorough treatment of mathematical writing, including how to choose notation, how to choose between words and symbols, and how to format equations; and many tips for exploiting LaTeX and BibTeX. Higham also provides advice on how to write and publish a paper, covering the entire publication process, and includes anecdotes, quotes, and unusual facts that enliven the presentation. The new edition has been reorganized to make the book easier to use for reference; treats modern developments in publishing such as open access, DOIs, and ORCID; and contains more on poster design, including e-posters and the poster blitz. The new edition also includes five new chapters on the following topics: · workflow covering text editors, markup languages, version control, and much more; · the principles of indexing and how to prepare an index in LaTeX; · reviewing a paper, book proposal, or book; · writing a book, including advice on choosing a publisher and LaTeX tips particular to books; and · writing a blog post.

InDesign CC

InDesign CC Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sandee Cohen
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InDesign CC: Visual QuickStart Guide is your complete guide to the core functions of InDesign as well as all the important new features. New to this edition is author Sandee Cohen’s brilliant inclusion of scannable QR codes providing readers with a service that connects you via the Internet directly and conveniently to specifically created video lessons. These videos and tutorials allow you to hear and see Sandee explain InDesign’s powerful capabilities clearly and completely. They enhance and enrich the experience taking your learning to a whole new level. Complete coverage of InDesign CC's new features includes: updated tools for a variety of output formats; the new QR code generator, to easily allow linking to online content; and Font Favorites, to make it easy to customize workspaces. Users will learn how to create and automate documents, import and style text and objects, manage long documents, export files for a wide variety of purposes, and much more.

InDesign CS6

InDesign CS6 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sandee Cohen
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InDesign CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide highlights the important new features, as well as covering the ones readers have relied on in previous versions of InDesign. Complete coverage of InDesign CS6's new features includes: tools for easily outputting to various devices such as phones and notebooks, including Alternate Layouts, Liquid Layouts, and new content management tools; linked content tools, too more easily allow repurposing of content; PDF forms creation feature, including extensive library resources; enhanced selection and drawing tools. Users will learn how to create and automate documents, import and style text and objects, manage long documents, export files for a wide variety of purposes, and much more.

InDesign CS5 for Macintosh and Windows

InDesign CS5 for Macintosh and Windows Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sandee Cohen
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InDesign CS5 for Macintosh and Windows by Sandee Cohen Summary

Adobe InDesign CS5 for Macintosh and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide highlights the important new features, as well as covering the ones readers have relied on in previous versions of InDesign. Complete coverage of InDesign CS5's new features includes: tools for interactive documents, including the new animation panel; simplified object selection; multiple page sizes; track text changes; new layers panel, live captions; production enhancements, and print to digital capability. Using the task-based, visual approach that readers count on in the Visual QuickStart Guides, this volume introduces readers to all aspects of InDesign CS5. Users will learn how to create and automate documents, import and style text and objects, manage long documents, export files for a wide variety of purposes, and much more. Note from the publisher: FREE Adobe InDesign CS5.5 updates are available for this title. Simply register your product at www.peachpit.com/register and you will receive the updates when they become available.

Interweavings

Interweavings Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carol Smallwood
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These forty-three beautiful and moving short essays seem inspired by whatever is on Carol Smallwood’s mind — library visits, her daughter, the TV show Columbo, “Chick Lit,” or hardware stores. But they remind us that everything in life is a variation on a theme, a different shade in the same tapestry.

XSL-FO

XSL-FO Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dave Pawson
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No matter how flexible and convenient digital information has become, we haven't done away with the need to see information in print. Extensible Style Language-Formatting Objects, or XSL-FO, is a set of tools developers and web designers use to describe page printouts of their XML (including XHTML) documents. If you need to produce high quality printed material from your XML documents, then XSL-FO provides the bridge.XSL-FO is one of the few books to go beyond a basic introduction to the technology. While many books touch on XSL-FO in their treatment of XSLT, this book offers in-depth coverage of XSL-FO's features and strengths. Author Dave Pawson is well known in the XSLT and XSL-FO communities, and maintains the XSLT FAQ. An online version of this book has helped many developers master this technology. XSL-FO is the first time this reference is available in print.The first part of the book provides an overview of the technology and introduces the XSL-FO vocabulary. The author discusses how to choose among today's implementations, explains how to describe pages, and shows you what is going on in the processor in terms of layout. You'll learn about the basics of formatting and layout as well as readability.The second part focuses on smaller pieces: blocks, inline structures, graphics, color and character level formatting, concluding by showing how to integrate these parts into a coherent whole. XSL-FO also explores organizational aspects you'll need to consider?how to design your stylesheets strategically rather than letting them evolve on their own.XSL-FO is more than just a guide to the technology; the book teaches you how to think about the formatting of your documents and guides you through the questions you'll need to ask to ensure that your printed documents meet the same high standards as your computer-generated content. Written for experienced XML developers and web designers, no other book contains as much useful information on this practical technology.

InDesign CS3 for Macintosh and Windows

InDesign CS3 for Macintosh and Windows Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sandee Cohen
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InDesign CS3 for Macintosh and Windows by Sandee Cohen Summary

Visual QuickStart Guide—the quick and easy way to learn! Users of Adobe InDesign will be impressed with the power, ease of use, and integration found in the new InDesign CS3, Adobe's page-design component of Creative Suite 3. Users will also find more robust file-placing capabilities, new Find features, and great new text and transparency effects, among other exciting features. Adobe InDesign CS3 for Macintosh and Windows: Visual QuickS tart Guid e will highlight the important new features, as well as covering the ones readers have relied on in previous versions of InDesign. Using the task-based, visual approach that readers count on in the Visual QuickStart Gui de s, this volume introduces readers to all aspects of InDesign CS3. Users will learn how to create and automate documents, import and style text and objects, manage long documents, export files for a wide variety of purposes, and Easy visual approach uses pictures to guide you through InDesign and show you what to do. Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time. Page for page, the best content and value around.much more.

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