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    • Painting with data: from a computational history of urban models to an alternative urban computing 

      Olascoaga, Sandoval; Emilio, Carlos; Stiny, George (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
      The world is continuous: the number of elements acting upon cities is numerous, interconnected, and in constant transformation. In these terms, we can think of the city as a problem of organized complexity. As such, the ...
    • The Palgrave Handbook of Research Design in Business and Management 

      Strang, Kenneth D. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)
      Any research study needs a solid design before data collection or analysis can begin. This design ensures that any experimental evidence obtained by a researcher serves its purpose in making the researcher's argument more ...
    • The Panarion of Epiphanius of Salamis, Books II and III: De Fide 

      Williams, Frank (Brill Academic Publishers, 2013)
      n 376 Epiphanius, chief bishop of Cyprus, published, in three Books, an historical encyclopedia of heretical sects, with the arguments, chiefly scriptural, needed to counter them, and called it the "Panarion" (Medicine ...
    • A Panorama of Discrepancy Theory 

      Chen, William; Srivastav, Anand; Travaglini, Giancarlo (Springer, 2014)
      This is the first work on Discrepancy Theory to show the present variety of points of view and applications covering the areas Classical and Geometric Discrepancy Theory, Combinatorial Discrepancy Theory and Applications ...
    • Paper Cutting Book Contemporary Artists, Timeless Craft 

      Heyenga, Laura (Chronicle Books, 2011)
      Theres a renaissance underway in the art form of cut paper, with an explosion of raw talent and an abundance of amazing work produced in the medium in recent years. This gorgeous volume features work from 26 contemporary ...
    • Papillon Người Tù Khổ Sai 

      Charriere, Henry (2006)
      Cuốn sách "Papillon – người tù khổ sai" ra đời như một sự bung nổ làm chấn động Paris. Thắng lợi vượt xa dự tính của tác giả, riêng ở Pháp đã phát hành hơn một triệu bản (1969). Chỉ vài năm sau, Papillon được dịch ở 25 nước.
    • The paradox of hope: journeys through a clinical borderland 

      Mattingly, Cheryl (University of California Press, 2010)
      Grounded in intimate moments of family life in and out of hospitals, this book explores the hope that inspires us to try to create lives worth living, even when no cure is in sight. The Paradox of Hope focuses on a group ...
    • The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists 

      Amar, Tarik Cyril (Cornell University Press, 2015)
      In The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv, Tarik Cyril Amar reveals the local and transnational forces behind the twentieth-century transformation of one of East Central Europe's most important multiethnic borderland cities into a ...
    • Parallel Scientific Computing: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications of Mesh Based and Meshless Methods 

      Trobec, Roman; Kosec, Gregor (Springer International Publishing, 2015)
      This book is concentrated on the synergy between computer science and numerical analysis. It is written to provide a firm understanding of the described approaches to computer scientists, engineers or other experts who ...
    • A Parametric Framework for Modelling of Bioelectrical Signals 

      Mughal, Yar Muhammad (Springer, 2016)
      This book examines non-invasive, electrical-based methods for disease diagnosis and assessment of heart function. In particular, a formalized signal model is proposed since this offers several advantages over methods that ...
    • Parental influence on begging call structure in zebra finches 

      Villain, Avelyne S.; Boucaud, Ingrid C.A.; Bouchut, Colette (2015)
      Begging calls are signals of need used by young birds to elicit care from adults. Different theoretical frameworks have been proposed to understand this parent–offspring communication. But relationships between parental ...
    • Parental investment in child health in sub-Saharan Africa: a cross-national study of health-seeking behaviour 

      Uggla, Caroline; Mace, Ruth (2016)
      Parents face trade-offs between investing in child health and other fitness enhancing activities. In humans, parental investment theory has mostly been examined through the analysis of differential child outcomes, with ...
    • Parents face quantity quality trade offs between reproduction and investment in offspring in Iceland 

      Lynch, Robert Francis (2016)
      How to optimally allocate time, energy and investment in an effort to maximize one’s reproductive success is a fundamental problem faced by all organisms. This effort is complicated when the production of each additional ...
    • Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan 

      Havens, Thomas R. H. (University of Hawaii Press, 2010)
      Japan today protects one-seventh of its land surface in parks, which are visited by well over a billion people each year. Parkscapes analyzes the origins, development, and distinctive features of these public spaces. Green ...
    • Part of Our Lives: A People's History of the American Public Library 

      Wiegand, Wayne A. (Oxford University Press, 2015)
      Despite dire predictions in the late twentieth century that public libraries would not survive the turn of the millennium, their numbers have only increased. Two of three Americans frequent a public library at least once ...
    • A Passion for Society: How We Think about Human Suffering 

      Wilkinson, Iain; Kleinman, Arthur (University of California Press, 2016)
      What does human suffering mean for society? And how has this meaning changed from the past to the present? In what ways does “the problem of suffering” serve to inspire us to care for others? How does our response to ...
    • A Passion for the Planets: Envisioning Other Worlds, From the Pleistocene to the Age of the Telescope 

      Sheehan, William (Springer, 2010)
      Astronomy is by far the most popular of the physical sciences, enticing enough to become a major cultural preoccupation for many, and for some an enthralling scientific activity which veritably rules their lives. What is ...
    • Pasta by hand: a collection of Italy's regional hand-shaped pasta 

      Louis, Jenn; Anderson, Ed; Batali, Mario (Chronicle Books, 2015)
      Pasta is the ultimate comfort food, and making it by hand is a favorite project for weekend cooks. From rising culinary star and 2012 Food & Wine Best New Chef Jenn Louis, this book includes more than 65 recipes for ...
    • Patanh - Kỹ Thuật Và Thực Hành 

      Khariung, M. (Thể dục thể thao, 2003)
      Hướng dẫn kỹ thuật trượt patanh căn bản.
    • The Pathological Family: Postwar America and the Rise of Family Therapy 

      Weinstein, Deborah (Cornell University Press, 2013)
      While iconic popular images celebrated family life during the 1950s and 1960s, American families were simultaneously regarded as potentially menacing sources of social disruption. The history of family therapy makes the ...