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Download The Role of Fire in Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems by Louis Trabaud (auth.), José M. Moreno, Walter C. Oechel PDF

By Louis Trabaud (auth.), José M. Moreno, Walter C. Oechel (eds.)

Fire has been well-known as an essential agent influencing the range and vigour of landscapes. it's relatively vital in Mediterranean ecosystems, corresponding to these of California. This publication is of curiosity to ecologists, coverage makers, and land managers.

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Download Discovery and Selection of Semantic Web Services by Xia Wang PDF

By Xia Wang

For complex net se's to have the ability not just to go looking for semantically similar info dispersed over diverse web content, but additionally for semantic providers delivering definite functionalities, researching semantic companies is the foremost factor. Addressing 4 difficulties of present resolution, this booklet provides the subsequent contributions. a singular provider version autonomous of semantic provider description types is proposed, which essentially defines all parts important for provider discovery and choice. It takes provider choice as its gist and improves potency. Corresponding choice algorithms and their implementation as elements of the prolonged Semantically Enabled Service-oriented structure within the net provider Modeling surroundings are distinctive. Many functions of semantic net companies, e.g. discovery, composition and mediation, can take advantage of a normal technique for construction program ontologies. With software ontologies hence equipped, providers are came across within the related method as with unmarried area ontologies, and the mediation challenge among provider ontologies is solved. extra, an ontology-based method of enhance carrier discovery is proposed and confirmed. in the provider version, a provider choice procedure orientated at caliber standards is proposed. It normalises diversified traits of a provider of their respective metrics and employs a provider choice set of rules in response to soundness.

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Download Phase Transitions Cargèse 1980 by Guenter Ahlers (auth.), Maurice Lévy, Jean-Claude Le PDF

By Guenter Ahlers (auth.), Maurice Lévy, Jean-Claude Le Guillou, Jean Zinn-Justin (eds.)

The realizing of section transitions has lengthy been a primary challenge of statistical mechanics. It has made spectac­ ular growth over the past few years, principally a result of rules of K.G. Wilson, in employing to an it seems that fairly varied area the equipment of the renormalization team, which were developped within the framework of the quantum thought of fields. the facility of those theoretical tips on how to result in very special predictions has, ~n flip, encouraged within the previous couple of years extra sophisticated experiments in numerous components. we have entered a interval the place the theoretical effects yielded by means of the renormalization crew strategy are suffi­ ciently unique and will be in comparison with these of the normal approach to hot temperature sequence growth on lattices, and with the experimental facts. even if very comparable, the consequences coming from the renormalization workforce and hot temperature research appeared to point out systematic discrepancies among the continual box idea and lattice versions. It used to be for that reason vital to understand the reliability of the predictions coming from either theoretical schemes, and to check them to the most recent experimental effects. we expect that this Cargese summer time Institute has been very winning 1 during this admire. certainly, major specialists within the box, either experimentalists and theoreticians, have collected and provided distinct research of the current state of affairs. specifically, B.G. Nickel has produced longer extreme temperature sequence which appear to point out that the discrepancies among sequence and renormalization team effects were formerly overestimated.

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Download Single-molecule Studies of Proteins by Rubén Hervás, Albert Galera-Prat (auth.), Andres F. PDF

By Rubén Hervás, Albert Galera-Prat (auth.), Andres F. Oberhauser (eds.)

In Single Molecule reviews of Proteins, specialist researchers speak about the profitable software of single-molecule suggestions to quite a lot of organic occasions, reminiscent of the imaging and mapping of mobilephone floor receptors, the research of the unfolding and folding pathways of unmarried proteins, the research interplay forces among biomolecules, the learn of enzyme catalysis or the visualization of molecular cars in motion. The chapters are geared toward verified investigators and post-doctoral researchers within the lifestyles sciences eager to pursue examine within the a number of parts within which single-molecule methods are very important; this quantity additionally is still available to complex graduate scholars looking comparable study goals.

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Download Brand Communities for Fast Moving Consumer Goods: An by Sandra Meister PDF

By Sandra Meister

Do model groups particularly paintings for FMCG? Can shoppers desirous about model groups be characterised via particular behavioral attributes? Are there major ameliorations among participants and people shoppers who're easily vacationing the brand-community website? And do the contributors exhibit a better point of shopper retention as these non-member? In her research Sandra Meister derives a collection of behavioral attributes correct for brand-community individuals. by way of a value attempt and a structural equation version, she examines the behavioral profile of brand-community individuals and compares the implications with brand-community non-members. also, she investigates the influence of the behavioral attributes at the functionality degree ‚customer retention‘. eventually, she formulates leanings and advice for brand-community management.​

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Download Phonon Scattering in Condensed Matter by J. L. Black (auth.), Humphrey J. Maris (eds.) PDF

By J. L. Black (auth.), Humphrey J. Maris (eds.)

The 3rd foreign convention on Phonon Scattering in Condensed topic was once held at Brown college, windfall, Rhode Island from August 28-31, 1979. the former meetings during this sequence have been held at Nottingham in 1975, and in France at Paris and Ste Maxime in 1972. until eventually approximately 15 years in the past phonon scattering was once studied virtually completely through measurements of thermal conductivity. This process has the serious hassle that the outcome bought for the phonon scattering fee is absolutely the typical of the scattering for the entire phonons within the pattern. therefore, no contrast could be made among phonons of alternative polarization, course of propagation, or strength. through the 1960's a number of major advancements happened. crucial of those was once the appliance through Von Gutfeld and Nethercot of the "heat-pulse" procedure, formerly used in basic terms in liquid helium, to the research of phonons in crystals. This method makes attainable the examine of the propagation and scat­ tering of phonons of identified polarization and propagation course. The early heat-pulse experiments used phonon turbines which seasoned­ duced phonons having a vast distribution of energies and, in addi­ tion, the phonon detectors have been delicate to phonons of all energies.

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Download Magnetic Properties of Layered Transition Metal Compounds by L. J. de Jongh (auth.), L. J. de Jongh (eds.) PDF

By L. J. de Jongh (auth.), L. J. de Jongh (eds.)

In the final 20 years low-dimensional (low-d) physics has matured right into a significant department of technological know-how. rather mostly we may possibly outline a approach with constrained dimensionality d as an item that's endless purely in a single or spatial instructions (d = 1 and 2). the sort of definition contains remoted unmarried chains or layers, but in addition fibres and skinny layers (films) of various yet finite thickness. truly, a mess of actual phenomena, particularly in strong country physics, fall into those different types. As examples, we may possibly point out: • Magnetic chains or layers (thin-film technology). • metal motion pictures (homogeneous or heterogeneous, crystalline, amorphous or microcristalline, etc.). • I-d or 2-d conductors and superconductors. • Intercalated structures. • 2-d electron gases (electrons on helium, semiconductor interfaces). • floor layer difficulties (2-d melting of monolayers of noble gases on a substrate, floor difficulties in general). • Superfluid motion pictures of ~He or 'He. • Polymer physics. • natural and inorganic chain conductors, superionic conductors. • I-d or 2-d molecular crystals and liquid crystals. • I-d or 2-d ferro- and antiferro electrics.

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Download Alan Turing: Life and Legacy of a Great Thinker by Andrew Hodges (auth.), Christof Teuscher (eds.) PDF

By Andrew Hodges (auth.), Christof Teuscher (eds.)

Alan Turing's primary contributions to computing resulted in the improvement of contemporary computing expertise, and his paintings keeps to motivate researchers in computing technology and past. This ebook is the definitive number of commemorative essays, and the celebrated members have services in such diversified fields as synthetic intelligence, normal computing, arithmetic, physics, cryptology, cognitive reports, philosophy and anthropology.

The quantity spans the full wealthy spectrum of Turing's lifestyles, learn paintings and legacy. New gentle is shed at the way forward for computing technology via visionary Ray Kurzweil. outstanding contributions come from the thinker Daniel Dennett, the Turing biographer Andrew Hodges, and the prestigious truth seeker Martin Davis, who offers a primary severe essay on an rising and debatable box termed hypercomputation. a distinct function of the ebook is the play through Valeria Patera which tackles the scandal surrounding the final apple, and provides as an enigma the lifestyles, loss of life and future of the guy who did rather a lot to decipher the Enigma code in the course of the moment global battle.

Other chapters are smooth reappraisals of Turing's paintings on computability, and take care of the foremost philosophical questions raised via the Turing attempt, whereas the publication additionally comprises essays addressing his much less famous rules on Fibonacci phyllotaxis and connectionism.

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