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The Entropy Vector: Connecting Science and Business

Robert D. Handscombe, Eann A. Patterson - 2004 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
The authors suggest that a clearer understanding of entropy and the choices it presents will assist in management of change--or, as they put it, to manage disorder one needs to control the entropy vector.
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Virtual Muse: Experiments in Computer Poetry

Charles O. Hartman - 2011 - Poetry - Limited preview
In this engaging, accessible memoir, Charles Hartman shows how computer programming has helped him probe poetry's aesthetic possibilities. He discusses the nature of poetry itself and his experiences with primitive computer-generated poetry ...
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Hawkins Electrical Guide: Principles of electricity, magnetism, induction ...

Nehemiah Hawkins - 1914 - Electric engineering - Full view
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Handbook of Medical Psychiatry

Jair C. Soares, Samuel Gershon - 2003 - Medical - Limited preview
This volume examines attempts to identify genetic risk factors and environmental components contributing to the development of psychiatric disorders. It explores the symptoms, courses, outcomes, treatment responses and aetiologies of a range of ...
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Handbook of Big Data

Peter Bühlmann, Petros Drineas, Michael Kane, Mark van der Laan - 2016 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
Handbook of Big Data provides a state-of-the-art overview of the analysis of large-scale datasets. Featuring contributions from well-known experts in statistics and computer science, this handbook presents a carefully curated collection of ...
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Impacts of Disasters on Environment and Development: International Cooperation

M. A. Pramanik - 1993 - Disaster relief - Full view
Highlights the various issues, historical background & interactions related to the impacts of disasters on environment & development in the Asian countries, particularly in Bangladesh. Black & white photos.
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True Warnings and False Alarms: Evaluating Fears about the Health Risks of ...

Allan Mazur - 2004 - Medical - Limited preview
Given time, scientists reach consensus about the truth or falsity of a wide range of alleged hazards. Today, there is broad agreement that CFCs destroy stratospheric ozone. On the other hand, research does not support claims that electromagnetic ...
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Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge

Edward O. Wilson - 1999 - Philosophy - Snippet view
An expert on sociobiology and biodiversity argues for the fundamental unity of all knowledge in the face of the increasing fragmentation and specialization of knowledge over the past two centuries
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