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Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallman’s Crusade for Free Software

FREE AS IN FREEDOM interweaves biographical snapshots of GNU project founder RICHARD STALLMAN with the political, social and economic history of the free software movement. Starting with how it all began–a desire for software code from Xerox to make the … Continue reading

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Head First Web Design

Want to know how to make your pages look beautiful, communicate your message effectively, guide visitors through your website with ease, and get everything approved by the accessibility and usability police at the same time? Head First Web Design is … Continue reading

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Head First Rails: A Learner’s Companion to Ruby on Rails

Ready to transport your web applications into the Web 2.0 era? Head First Rails takes your programming — and productivity — to the max. You’ll learn everything from the fundamentals of Rails scaffolding to building customized interactive web apps using … Continue reading

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Manage It!: Your Guide to Modern, Pragmatic Project Management

This book is a reality-based guide for modern projects. You’ll learn how to recognize your project’s potholes and ruts, and determine the best way to fix problems – without causing more problems. Your project can’t fail. That’s a lot of … Continue reading

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Fractions, Decimals, and Percents GMAT Preparation Guide (Manhattan GMAT Preparation Guides)

The Fractions, Decimals, and Percents guide (1 of the 8 books in Manhattan GMAT’s Preparation Guide series) provides a highly organized and structured approach to the variety of questions in this quantitative content area. Students are presented with ways to … Continue reading

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Signal Processing of Power Quality Disturbances (IEEE Press Series on Power Engineering)

Bridging the gap between power quality and signal processing This innovative new text brings together two leading experts, one from signal processing and the other from power quality. Combining their fields of expertise, they set forth and investigate various types … Continue reading

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Semi-Simple Lie Algebras and Their Representations (Dover Books on Mathematics)

Designed to acquaint students of particle physics already familiar with SU(2) and SU(3) with techniques applicable to all simple Lie algebras, this text is especially suited to the study of grand unification theories. Subjects include simple roots and the Cartan … Continue reading

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Sugar, Slavery, and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Puerto Rico

The contributions of the black population to the history and economic development of Puerto Rico have long been distorted and underplayed, Luis A. Figueroa contends. Focusing on the southeastern coastal region of Guayama, one of Puerto Rico’s three leading centers … Continue reading

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Handbook of Exact String Matching Algorithms

String matching is a very important subject in the wider domain of text processing. It consists of finding one,or more generally, all the occurrences of a string (more generally called a pattern) in a text. The Handbook of Exact String … Continue reading

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Probability Theory: The Logic of Science (Vol 1)

Going beyond the conventional mathematics of probability theory, this study views the subject in a wider context. It discusses new results, along with applications of probability theory to a variety of problems. The book contains many exercises and is suitable … Continue reading

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