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Advanced Methods, Techniques, and Applications in Modeling by Sangwon Chae, Soon-Bin Yim, Youngshin Han (auth.), Jong-Hyun

By Sangwon Chae, Soon-Bin Yim, Youngshin Han (auth.), Jong-Hyun Kim, Kangsun Lee, Satoshi Tanaka, Soo-Hyun Park (eds.)

This ebook is a compilation of study accomplishments within the fields of modeling, simulation, and their purposes, as offered at AsiaSim 2011 (Asia Simulation convention 2011). The convention, held in Seoul, Korea, November 16–18, was once equipped by way of ASIASIM (Federation of Asian Simulation Societies), KSS (Korea Society for Simulation), CASS (Chinese organization for process Simulation), and JSST (Japan Society for Simulation Technology). AsiaSim 2011 supplied a discussion board for scientists, academicians, and pros from the Asia-Pacific zone and different components of the realm to percentage their most recent interesting examine findings in modeling and simulation methodologies, strategies, and their instruments and functions in army, communique community, undefined, and common engineering problems.

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Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands (Historical by Arend H. Huussen Jr.

By Arend H. Huussen Jr.

The Netherlands, often yet erroneously known as Holland, is likely one of the so much densely populated nations on the planet. long ago few many years, it's been present process many adjustments made attainable through its dynamic and fast-moving political panorama. It has shifted from fierce nationalism towards a self-image of tolerance and permissiveness: the nationwide identification and self-consciousness has slowly eroded via decolonization and immigration. regrettably, numerous murders of popular, debatable politicians have all started one more shift clear of tolerance, and fiscal stagnation has bred pessimism. still, regardless of many trials and tribulations, there was genuine growth, and the Dutch have might be performed a greater activity of coming to phrases with their barriers than many others within the world.The moment variation of the ancient Dictionary of the Netherlands comprises greater than seven hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on person subject matters spanning the Netherlands' political, monetary, and social approach besides brief biographies on vital figures who've formed the Netherlands' heritage. Supplementing the entries are an inventory of acronyms and abbreviations, a chronology, an advent, appendixes, and a bibliography, making this an outstanding speedy reference at the Netherlands.

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The History of the Philippines (The Greenwood Histories of by Kathleen M. Nadeau

By Kathleen M. Nadeau

Positioned in Southeast Asia, the Republic of the Philippines is constructed from over 7,000 islands. the 1st recognized population of those tropical islands migrated to the Philippines 30,000 years in the past over land bridges that not exist this present day. for the reason that then, the Philippines has passed through drastic adjustments because of huge numbers of settlers and colonizers from out of the country. for centuries, the Philippines used to be less than Spanish after which usa keep an eye on. Spanish impression continues to be a wide a part of Filipino tradition this present day. eventually, in 1935, the Philippines launched into the trail to independence. The earlier century has been a postcolonial curler coaster trip for the Philippines. at the present time, the Philippines' constructing financial system has sparked overseas curiosity and the rustic has been marked as having essentially the most promising potentials for financial development on this planet. The historical past of the Philippines deals a accomplished account of the Philippines and its fight to find a countrywide id. This quantity is a superb addition to any library; excellent for scholar and normal readers.

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Planetary Atmospheres and Urban Society After Fukushima by Christophe Thouny, Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto

By Christophe Thouny, Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto

This assortment examines the development of Fukushima in Japan when it comes to city sociology and cultural politics to painting the triple disaster of March 2011 as either a planetary occasion and a twin monetary and environmental concern which indelibly marked Japan and the broader international group. The participants study how this new state of affairs has been expressed particularly cultural varieties (literature, film), political discourses and concrete lifestyle in Tokyo and Fukushima, arguing for an significant have to redefine the nationwide body of study when it comes to the idea that of the planetary. construction on fresh debates in ecocriticism, Planetary Atmospheres and concrete lifestyles After Fukushima deconstructs the spatial good judgment of containment that reduces the development of Fukushima to a place-bound item to in its place reinscribe this occasion inside an open narrative of the planetary. This we think will let us redefine our topologies of attachment to neighborhood locations beside nationwide discourses of harmony, resilience and international innovations of probability administration, and open find out how to an intensive reconsider of Japan’s cultural politics of Japan after March 2011.

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Vietnam (Country Travel Guide) by Nick Ray, Iain Stewart, Brett Atkinson, Peter Dragicevich

By Nick Ray, Iain Stewart, Brett Atkinson, Peter Dragicevich

“Blessed with a wonderful beach, emerald-green mountains, breathtaking nationwide parks, dynamic towns, striking cultural curiosity and one of many world’s top cuisines, Vietnam has it all.” – Iain Stewart, Lonely Planet Writer

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3444km of fabulous coastline
24 weeks of in-depth research
504 bottles of bia hoi consumed
168 bowls of noodles eaten
Inspirational photos
In-depth background
Pull-out urban map
Angkor Wat illustrated highlight
Comprehensive making plans tools
At-a-glance sensible details

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Information Retrieval Technology: 9th Asia Information by Alistair Moffat (auth.), Rafael E. Banchs, Fabrizio

By Alistair Moffat (auth.), Rafael E. Banchs, Fabrizio Silvestri, Tie-Yan Liu, Min Zhang, Sheng Gao, Jun Lang (eds.)

This booklet constitutes the refereed complaints of the ninth info Retrieval Societies convention, AIRS 2013, held in Singapore, in December 2013. The 27 complete papers and 18 poster displays incorporated during this quantity have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 109 submissions. they're equipped within the following topical sections: IR concept, modeling and question processing; clustering, type and detection; traditional language processing for IR; social networks, user-centered experiences and personalization and applications.

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Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag by Chol-hwan Kang, Pierre Rigoulot

By Chol-hwan Kang, Pierre Rigoulot

North Korea is this present day one of many final bastions of hard-line Communism. Its leaders have saved a good take hold of on their one-party regime, quashing any nascent competition hobbies and sending all suspected dissidents to its brutal focus camps for "re-education." Kang Chol-hwan is the 1st survivor of 1 of those camps to flee and inform his tale to the realm, documenting the intense stipulations in those gulags and supplying a private perception into existence in North Korea. half horror tale, half old rfile, half memoir, half political tract, this list of 1 man's discomfort supplies eyewitness evidence to an ongoing sorrowful bankruptcy of recent history.</Div>

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The Marwaris: From Jagat Seth to the Birlas by Thomas A. Timberg

By Thomas A. Timberg

Within the 19th century, a tiny neighborhood from the deserts of Rajasthan unfolded to each nook of India. The Marwaris managed a lot of the country’s inland alternate by the point of the 1st international battle. They then became their hand to and, through the Seventies, owned so much of India’s inner most business resources. at the present time, Marwari businessmen account for 1 / 4 of the Indian names at the Forbes billionaires list.

What makes the Marwaris such a success? Is it their indomitable firm, or their significant urge for food for probability? during this new booklet, Thomas Timberg indicates how the Marwaris depend on a centuries-old procedure for retaining and becoming capital which has stood them in reliable stead, along a powerful feel of industrial ethics which has earned them recognize. kinfolk companies normally and the Marwaris specifically may need a necessary function to play in shaping India’s monetary destiny.

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