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Classical and Quantum Information Theory

by Emmanuel Desurvire

Information theory lies at the heart of modern technology, underpinning all communications, networking, and data storage systems. This book sets out, for the first time, a complete overview of both classical and quantum information theory. Throughout, the reader is introduced to key results without becoming lost in mathematical details. Opening chapters present the basic concepts and various applications of Shannon's entropy, moving on to the core features of quantum information and quantum computing. Topics such as coding, compression, error-correction, cryptography and channel capacity are covered from classical and quantum viewpoints. Employing an informal yet scientifically accurate approach, Desurvire provides the reader with the knowledge to understand quantum gates and circuits. Highly illustrated, with numerous practical examples and end-of-chapter exercises, this text is ideal for graduate students and researchers in electrical engineering and computer science, and practitioners in the telecommunications industry. Further resources and instructor-only solutions are available at www. cambridge. org/9780521881715.

Classical, Semi-classical and Quantum Noise

by H. Vincent Poor Leon Cohen Marlan O. Scully

David Middleton was a towering figure of 20th Century engineering and science and one of the founders of statistical communication theory. During the second World War, the young David Middleton, working with Van Fleck, devised the notion of the matched filter, which is the most basic method used for detecting signals in noise. Over the intervening six decades, the contributions of Middleton have become classics. This collection of essays by leading scientists, engineers and colleagues of David are in his honor and reflect the wide influence that he has had on many fields. Also included is the introduction by Middleton to his forthcoming book, which gives a wonderful view of the field of communication, its history and his own views on the field that he developed over the past 60 years. Focusing on classical noise modeling and applications, Classical, Semi-Classical and Quantum Noise includes coverage of statistical communication theory, non-stationary noise, molecular footprints, noise suppression, Quantum error correction, and other related topics.

Classroom in a Book: Adobe Illustrator CS5: The Official Training Workbook

by Adobe Systems

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CS5 choose Adobe Illustrator CS5 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Illustrator CS5. Readers learn how to create vector artwork for virtually any project and across multiple media: print, websites, interactive projects, and video. In addition to learning the key elements of the Illustrator interface, they'll learn how to integrate their artwork with Adobe Flash movies, Adobe In Design layouts, and Adobe Flash Catalyst software to add interaction to their designs. This completely revised CS5 edition covers new perspective drawing tools, variable-width watercolor strokes, multiple art boards with video-specific presets, the new realistic Bristle brush and Shape Builder tool, and the ability to maintain consistent raster effects across media. "The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students. " -Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training Classroom in a Book , the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does-an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

Classroom in a Book: Photoshop CS5: The Official Training Workbook

by Adobe Systems

This official guide to Adobe's popular Photoshop CS5 provides step-by-step instructions for performing common tasks with this ubiquitous image manipulation application. Beginning with an overview of the software and the desktop environment, the volume covers such topics as photo corrections, working with selection tools, layers, enhancing digital photos, masks and channels, typography, vector drawing, advanced compositing, 3D images and the preparation of finished files for printing or the web. The material is well-illustrated with numerous color figures and screen shots and a DVD-Rom containing sample files and video tutorials is included. This is an official publication from Adobe.

The Classroom Teacher'S Technology Survival Guide

by Doug Johnson

A comprehensive guide for integrating educational technology in the K-12 classroom This is a must-have resource for all K-12 teachers and administrators who want to really make the best use of available technologies. Written by Doug Johnson, an expert in educational technology, The Classroom Teacher's Technology Survival Guide is replete with practical tips teachers can easily use to engage their students and make their classrooms places where both students and teachers will enjoy learning. Covers the most up-to-date technologies and how they can best be used in the classroom Includes advice on upgrading time-tested educational strategies using technology Talks about managing "disruptive technologies" in the classroom Includes a wealth of illustrative examples, helpful suggestions, and practical tips This timely book provides a commonsense approach to choosing and using educational technology to enhance learning.

Clean Data

by Megan Squire

If you are a data scientist of any level, beginners included, and interested in cleaning up your data, this is the book for you! Experience with Python or PHP is assumed, but no previous knowledge of data cleaning is needed.

Cleaning Windows XP For Dummies

by Allen Wyatt

This wide-ranging guide helps ordinary users fight back against Windows slowdowns, glitches, and annoyancesWindows is the world's dominant desktop operating system, with 93.8 percent of the market as of 2002Packed with savvy tips for decluttering a system, speeding up access to programs and data, customizing the interface, rooting out resource hogs, tuning up e-mail and Web browser performance, protecting against viruses, and moreFocuses on Windows XP and covers the new Service Pack 2, but many techniques are applicable to older Windows versions

Clever Digital Photography Ideas

by Peter Cope

A practical, accessible guide to the ingenious and creative things that can be done with a digital compact or camera phone. Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Starting to make the most of your camera or camera phone is a chapter from the book 100 Clever Digital Photography Ideas and provides a variety of simples ideas for getting even more from your camera or camera phone than just a record of those memorable moments. This includes exploring the camera's functions, ingenious ways to record information and photography your hobbies and interests.All ideas and projects are presented with easy to follow instructions and striking photographs across colourful pages. Open your eyes to the creative possibilities with your digital photo technology, from using a basic compact camera to the latest smart phone. Whether a novice or a pro, Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Starting to make the most of your camera or camera phone will show you how to break out of your comfort zone and try something exciting and new.

Clever Digital Photography Ideas - Enjoying and sharing your photos

by Peter Cope

A practical, accessible guide to the ingenious and creative things that can be done with a digital compact or camera phone. Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Enjoying and sharing your photos is an extract from the book 100 Clever Digital Photography Ideas and provides a variety of simples ideas to take your photographs beyond the photo frame or photo album. Digital technology has meant that you can print on almost anything in virtually any size, from everyday canvases to the more creative mobile phone cases, and wallpaper! You can create your own Hockney joiner or Banksy style artwork, and you can share your photos online through websites and blogs. There are even clever ideas for selling your photographs.All ideas and projects are presented with easy to follow instructions and striking photographs across colourful pages. Open your eyes to the creative possibilities with your digital photo technology, from using a basic compact camera to the latest smart phone. Whether a novice or a pro, Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Enjoying and sharing your photos will show you how to break out of your comfort zone and try something exciting and new.

Clever Digital Photography Ideas - Enjoying and sharing your photos

by Peter Cope

A practical, accessible guide to the ingenious and creative things that can be done with a digital compact or camera phone. Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Enjoying and sharing your photos is an extract from the book 100 Clever Digital Photography Ideas and provides a variety of simples ideas to take your photographs beyond the photo frame or photo album. Digital technology has meant that you can print on almost anything in virtually any size, from everyday canvases to the more creative mobile phone cases, and wallpaper! You can create your own Hockney joiner or Banksy style artwork, and you can share your photos online through websites and blogs. There are even clever ideas for selling your photographs.All ideas and projects are presented with easy to follow instructions and striking photographs across colourful pages. Open your eyes to the creative possibilities with your digital photo technology, from using a basic compact camera to the latest smart phone. Whether a novice or a pro, Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Enjoying and sharing your photos will show you how to break out of your comfort zone and try something exciting and new.

Clever Digital Photography Ideas - Extending and enhancing your camera skills and more clever ideas

by Peter Cope

A practical, accessible guide to the ingenious and creative things that can be done with a digital compact or camera phone. Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Extending and enhancing your camera skills and more clever ideas is an extract from the book 100 Clever Digital Photography Ideas and provides a variety of simples ideas for pushing your camera skills that little but further. From how you can shoot when conditions get a bit extreme, to creating breath-taking panoramas, and even three-dimensional photos. Shooting movies is also covered, with some ingenious ideas to become more creative in the movie-making arena. There are also clever ideas for protecting your photos for the future, including shooting in RAW. The second part of the eBook covers getting more from your camera and camera phone, guiding you through what all the buttons and jargon mean, as well as clever ideas for extending your battery life and fun ways to use your old camera.All ideas and projects are presented with easy to follow instructions and striking photographs across colourful pages. Open your eyes to the creative possibilities with your digital photo technology, from using a basic compact camera to the latest smart phone. Whether a novice or a pro, Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Extending and enhancing your camera skills and more clever ideast will show you how to break out of your comfort zone and try something exciting and new.

Clever Digital Photography Ideas - Extending and enhancing your camera skills and more clever ideas

by Peter Cope

A practical, accessible guide to the ingenious and creative things that can be done with a digital compact or camera phone. Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Extending and enhancing your camera skills and more clever ideas is an extract from the book 100 Clever Digital Photography Ideas and provides a variety of simples ideas for pushing your camera skills that little but further. From how you can shoot when conditions get a bit extreme, to creating breath-taking panoramas, and even three-dimensional photos. Shooting movies is also covered, with some ingenious ideas to become more creative in the movie-making arena. There are also clever ideas for protecting your photos for the future, including shooting in RAW. The second part of the eBook covers getting more from your camera and camera phone, guiding you through what all the buttons and jargon mean, as well as clever ideas for extending your battery life and fun ways to use your old camera.All ideas and projects are presented with easy to follow instructions and striking photographs across colourful pages. Open your eyes to the creative possibilities with your digital photo technology, from using a basic compact camera to the latest smart phone. Whether a novice or a pro, Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Extending and enhancing your camera skills and more clever ideast will show you how to break out of your comfort zone and try something exciting and new.

Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Starting to Make the Most of Your Camera or Camera Phone

by Peter Cope

A practical, accessible guide to the ingenious and creative things that can be done with a digital compact or camera phone. Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Starting to make the most of your camera or camera phone is a chapter from the book 100 Clever Digital Photography Ideas and provides a variety of simples ideas for getting even more from your camera or camera phone than just a record of those memorable moments.

Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Using Your Camera Out and About

by Peter Cope

A practical, accessible guide to the ingenious and creative things that can be done with a digital compact or camera phone. Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Using Your Camera Out and About is a chapter from the book 100 Clever Digital Photography Ideas and provides a variety of simples ideas for getting more from your camera or camera phone when you are out and about, beyond your travels and holidays. Some ideas might be obvious, like tips for shooting landscapes, but many are more obscure and fun, like creating a visual gift list and using your camera as binoculars. With so many people owning camera phones these days, there's no excuse not to be taking photographs whilst you are out and about.All ideas and projects are presented with easy to follow instructions and striking photographs across colourful pages. Open your eyes to the creative possibilities with your digital photo technology, from using a basic compact camera to the latest smart phone. Whether a novice or a pro, Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Using Your Camera Out and About will show you how to break out of your comfort zone and try something exciting and new.

Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Using Your Camera Out and About

by Peter Cope

A practical, accessible guide to the ingenious and creative things that can be done with a digital compact or camera phone. Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Using Your Camera Out and About is a chapter from the book 100 Clever Digital Photography Ideas and provides a variety of simples ideas for getting more from your camera or camera phone when you are out and about, beyond your travels and holidays. Some ideas might be obvious, like tips for shooting landscapes, but many are more obscure and fun, like creating a visual gift list and using your camera as binoculars. With so many people owning camera phones these days, there's no excuse not to be taking photographs whilst you are out and about.All ideas and projects are presented with easy to follow instructions and striking photographs across colourful pages. Open your eyes to the creative possibilities with your digital photo technology, from using a basic compact camera to the latest smart phone. Whether a novice or a pro, Clever Digital Photography Ideas: Using Your Camera Out and About will show you how to break out of your comfort zone and try something exciting and new.

Clickology

by Graham Jones

Online shopping continues to grow at an astounding rate: in 2012, more than $1 trillion was spent in online retailers alone. The nature of shopping is drastically changing, but with so little information on how best to interact with online customers, how are businesses to succeed?With Click.ology, internet psychologist Graham Jones has filled that gap. Through years of research into Internet psychology and online consumer habits, Jones has written the first how-to of its kind for online businesses. With his C.L.I.C.K. system, businesses will learn the crucial ways in which online shopping differs from traditional brick-and-mortar salesmanship and how to tweak their websites to avoid the dreaded "abandoned shopping cart." Jones tackles tricky psychological subjects such as priming customers for a certain price point and the social aspect of online shopping in a way that makes his strategies easy to implement. In addition to these essential tips, Jones investigates the fast-paced future of ecommerce and what businesses can do to stay ahead of the game. In an online world where customers make their choices in a matter of seconds, Click.ology distills the essentials every company in the online economy needs to know in order to turn clicks into dollars.Graham Jones is an Internet psychologist who helps businesses understand the online behavior of their customers and website visitors. He was one of the first psychologists in the world to start investigating the way human behavior has adapted to the online world. He lives in the United Kingdom.

Client-Server Web Apps with JavaScript and Java

by Casimir Saternos

As a Java programmer, how can you tackle the disruptive client-server approach to web development? With this comprehensive guide, you'll learn how today's client-side technologies and web APIs work with various Java tools. Author Casimir Saternos provides the big picture of client-server development, and then takes you through many practical client-server architectures. You'll work with hands-on projects in several chapters to get a feel for the topics discussed.User habits, technologies, and development methods have drastically altered web app design in recent years. But the Web itself hasn't changed. This book shows you how to build apps that conform to the web's underlying architecture.Learn the advantages of using separate client and server tiers, including code organization and speedy prototypingExplore the major tools, frameworks, and starter projects used in JavaScript developmentDive into web API design and REST style of software architectureUnderstand Java's alternatives to traditional packaging methods and application server deploymentBuild projects with lightweight servers, using jQuery with Jython, and Sinatra with AngularCreate client-server web apps with traditional Java web application servers and libraries

Client-Side Data Storage

by Raymond Camden

One of the most useful features of today's modern browsers is the ability to store data right on the user's computer or mobile device. Even as more people move toward the cloud, client-side storage can still save web developers a lot of time and money, if you do it right. This hands-on guide demonstrates several storage APIs in action. You'll learn how and when to use them, their plusses and minuses, and steps for implementing one or more of them in your application.Ideal for experienced web developers familiar with JavaScript, this book also introduces several open source libraries that make storage APIs easier to work with.Learn how different browsers support each client-side storage APIWork with web (aka local) storage for simple things like lists or preferencesUse IndexedDB to store nearly anything you want on the user's browserLearn how support web apps that still use the discontinued Web SQL Database APIExplore Lockr, Dexie, and localForage, three libraries that simplify the use of storage APIsBuild a simple working application that makes use of several storage techniques

Climate Change Modeling Methodology

by Philip J. Rasch

The Earth's average temperature has risen by 1.4°F over the past century, and computer models project that it will rise much more over the next hundred years, with significant impacts on weather, climate, and human society. Many climate scientists attribute these increases to the build up of greenhouse gases produced by the burning of fossil fuels and to the anthropogenic production of short-lived climate pollutants. Climate Change Modeling Methodologies: Selected Entries from the Encyclopaedia of Sustainability Science and Technology provides readers with an introduction to the tools and analysis techniques used by climate change scientists to interpret the role of these forcing agents on climate. Readers will also gain a deeper understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of these models and how to test and assess them. The contributions include a glossary of key terms and a concise definition of the subject for each topic, as well as recommendations for sources of more detailed information.

Clinical Information Systems: Overcoming Adverse Consequences

by Dean F. Sittig Joan S. Ash

As the number of healthcare organizations beginning to implement clinical information systems grows, the number of unanticipated and unintentional consequences inevitably increases as well. While existing research suggests that much good can come from clinicians entering orders directly, errors or other unintended consequences related to technology may arise. Ideal for both clinicians and information technology professionals, Clinical Information Systems: Overcoming Adverse Consequences helps fledgling organizations better prepare for the inevitable challenges and obstacles they will face upon the implementation of such systems. Based on the research and findings from the Provider Order Entry Team from the Oregon Health & Science University, this book discusses the nine categories of unintended adverse consequences that occurred at many of the leading medical centers during their implementation and maintenance of a state-of-the-art clinical information system. It goes on to present the best practices they identified to help organizations overcome these obstacles.

Clio Wired: The Future of the Past in the Digital Age

by Roy Rosenzweig

In these visionary essays, Roy Rosenzweig charts the impact of new media on teaching, researching, preserving, presenting, and understanding history. Negotiating between the "cyberenthusiasts" who champion technological breakthroughs and the "digitalskeptics" who fear the end of traditional humanistic scholarship, Rosenzweig re-envisions academic historians' practices and professional rites while analyzing and advocating for amateur historians' achievements. While he addresses the perils of "doing history" online, Rosenzweig eloquently identifies the promises of digital work, detailing innovative strategies for powerful searches in primary and secondary sources, the increased opportunities for dialogue and debate, and, most of all, the unprecedented access afforded by the Internet. Rosenzweig draws attention to the opening up of the historical record to new voices, the availability of documents and narratives to new audiences, and the attractions of digital technologies for new and diverse practitioners. Though he celebrates digital history's democratizing influences, Rosenzweig also argues that we can only ensure the future of the past in this digital age by actively resisting the efforts of corporations to put up gates and profit from the Web.

Clojure Cookbook

by Luke Vanderhart Ryan Neufeld

With more than 150 detailed recipes, this cookbook shows experienced Clojure developers how to solve a variety of programming tasks with this JVM language. The solutions cover everything from building dynamic websites and working with databases to network communication, cloud computing, and advanced testing strategies. And more than 60 of the world's best Clojurians contributed recipes. Each recipe includes code that you can use right away, along with a discussion on how and why the solution works, so you can adapt these patterns, approaches, and techniques to situations not specifically covered in this cookbook. Master built-in primitive and composite data structures Create, develop and publish libraries, using the Leiningen tool Interact with the local computer that's running your application Manage network communication protocols and libraries Use techniques for connecting to and using a variety of databases Build and maintain dynamic websites, using the Ring HTTP server library Tackle application tasks such as packaging, distributing, profiling, and logging Take on cloud computing and heavyweight distributed data crunching Dive into unit, integration, simulation, and property-based testing Clojure Cookbook is a collaborative project with contributions from some of the world's best Clojurians, whose backgrounds range from aerospace to social media, banking to robotics, AI research to e-commerce.

Clojure Data Analysis Cookbook

by Eric Rochester

Full of practical tips, the "Clojure Data Analysis Cookbook" will help you fully utilize your data through a series of step-by-step, real world recipes covering every aspect of data analysis.Prior experience with Clojure and data analysis techniques and workflows will be beneficial, but not essential.

Clojure Data Analysis Cookbook - Second Edition

by Eric Rochester

This book is for those with a basic knowledge of Clojure, who are looking to push the language to excel with data analysis.

Clojure Data Structures and Algorithms Cookbook

by Rafik Naccache

25 recipes to deeply understand and implement advanced algorithms in Clojure About This Book * Explore various advanced algorithms and learn how they are used to address many real-world computing challenges * Construct elegant solutions using impressive techniques including zippers, parsing, and pattern matching * Solve complex problems by adopting innovative approaches such as logic or asynchronous programming In Detail Data-structures and algorithms often cross your path when you compress files, compile programs, access databases, or simply use your favourite text editor. Understanding and implementing them can be daunting. Curious learners and industrial developers can find these complex, especially if they focus on the detailed implementation of these data structures. Clojure is a highly pragmatic and expressive language with efficient and easy data manipulation capabilities. As such, it is great for implementing these algorithms. By abstracting away a great share of the unnecessary complexity resulting from implementation, Clojure and its contrib libraries will help you address various algorithmic challenges, making your data exploration both profitable and enjoyable. Through 25 recipes, you'll explore advanced algorithms and data-structures, well served by a sound Clojure implementation. This book opens with an exploration of alternative uses of the array data-structure, covering LZ77 compression, drawing fractals using Pascal's triangles, simulating a multi-threaded program execution, and implementing a call-stack winding and un-winding operations. The book elaborates on linked lists, showing you how to construct doubly linked ones, speed up search times over the elements of such structures, use a linked-list as the foundation of a shift-reduce parser, and implement an immutable linked-list using skew binary numbers representation. After that, the tree data-structure is explored, focusing on building self-balancing Splay Trees, designing a B-Tree backing-up an efficient key-value data-store, constructing an undo capable Rope, and showing how Tries can make for an auto-completing facility. Next, some optimization and machine learning techniques are discussed, namely for building a co-occurrence-based recommendation engine, using branch-and-bound to optimize integral cost and profit problems, using Dijkstra's algorithm to determine optimal paths and summarizing texts using the LexRank algorithm. Particular attention is given to logic programming, you will learn to use this to discover interesting relations between social website data, by designing a simple type inferencer for a mini Java-like language, and by building a simple checkers game engine. Asynchronous programming will be addressed and you will design a concurrent web-crawler, an interactive HTML5 game, and an online taxi booking platform. Finally, you'll explore advanced cases for higher order functions in Clojure while implementing a recursive descent parser using efficient mutual resucrsion, devising a mini resusable firewall simulator thanks to Clojure 1.7 new tansducers feature or building a simple unification engine with the help of Continuation Passing Style. What You Will Learn * Explore alternative uses of classical data-structures like arrays and linked-lists * Discover advanced types of tree data-structures * Explore advanced machine learning and optimization techniques * Utilise powerful Clojure libraries, such as Instaparse for parsing, core.match for pattern matching, clojure.zip for zippers, and clojure.matrix for matrix operations * Learn logic programming through the usage of the library core.logic * Master asynchronous programming using the core.async library * See the transducers in action while resolving real-world use-cases Who This Book Is For If you are an experienced Clojure developer, longing to take your knowledge to the next level by discovering and using advanced algorithms and seeing how they can be applied to real-world problems, then this book is for you.

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