Encyclopedic Dictionary of International Finance and
is written and compiled
for working professionals engaged in the fields of international finance, global trade, foreign
investments, and banking. It may be used for day-to-day practice and for technical research.
is a practical reference of proven techniques, strategies, and
approaches that are successfully used by professionals to diagnose multinational finance and
The Handbook of research on information security and assurance offers comprehensive definitions and explanations on topics such as firewalls, information warfare, encryption standards, and social and ethical concerns in enterprise security. Edited by scholars in information science, this reference provides tools to combat the growing risk associated with technology.
according to alphabetical order.
Names of scientists and/or family names are in all capital letters. However,
when used adjectively (e.g., Mendelian) or as a unit of measure (e.g.,
Ångström), only the first letter is capitalized.
Explanations to a given term may be more or less extensive. Several definitions
have simply been separated by a semicolon. Terms that are either very
general in nature or self-explanatory have been avoided. Alternate names of
terms have been given within the definition.
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This book will be an invaluable source of reference for anyone
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The book brings together more than 800 terms of reference
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examples and figures, and further references are provided.
provides definitive and comprehensive information on OpenGL and the OpenGL Utility Library. The previous edition covered OpenGL through Version 2.1. This seventh edition of the best-selling “red book” describes the latest features of OpenGL Versions 3.0 and 3.1. You will find clear explanations of OpenGL functionality and many basic computer graphics techniques, such as building and rendering 3D models; interactively viewing objects from different perspective points; and using shading, lighting, and texturing effects for greater realism.
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One problem for the generation of natural language text is determining when to use a sequence of simple sentences and when a single complex one is more appropriate. In this paper, we show how focus of attention is one factor that influences this decision and describe its implementation in a system that generates explanations for a student advisor expert system.
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..APOLOGIA PRO SCRIPTIS MEIS [The APOLOGIA which follows needs, perhaps, a word of explanation, not to clear up Mr. Moore’s text—that is as delightful, as irrelevantly definite, as paradoxically clear as anything this present wearer of the Ermine of English Literature has ever written—but to explain why it was written and why it is published.
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