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The latest edition of this classic is updated with new problem sets and materialThe Second Edition of this fundamental textbook maintains the book's tradition of clear, thought-provoking instruction. Readers are provided once again with an instructive mix of mathematics, physics, statistics, and information theory.All the essential topics in information theory are covered in detail, including entropy, data compression, channel capacity, rate distortion, network information theory, and hypothesis testing. The authors provide readers with a solid understanding of the underlying theory and applications. Problem sets and a telegraphic summary at the end of each chapter further assist readers. The historical notes that follow each chapter recap the main points.The Second Edition features:* Chapters reorganized to improve teaching* 200 new problems* New material on source coding, portfolio theory, and feedback capacity* Updated referencesNow current and enhanced, the Second Edition of Elements of Information Theory remains the ideal textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in electrical engineering, statistics, and telecommunications.An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all the problems in the book is available from the Wiley editorial department.
Learn the rules of today's tech-driven publishing landscape! The Elements of Internet Style is the first guide to embrace the new reality of creating content in the electronic age. It is packed with the tools to reach and engage today's too-busy, too-skeptical, too-distractible readers. Read this book, and understand the trend toward greater and greater informality. Then discover the effects of this trend on punctuation and capitalization, new words, usage, the methods for making language decisions when there is no clear authority, as well as the mounting need for built-in accessibility, comprehension aids, and navigation tools in every written document and on every web page. Chapters cover new technologies, new audience expectations, formatting, readability, and flow, and much more. The Elements of Internet Style is a must-have for everyone who cares about delivering information to readers online, in print, and everywhere else.
Eats, Shoots & Leaves for the Internet! Learn the rules of today's tech-driven publishing landscape! The Elements of Internet Style is the first guide to embrace the new reality of creating content in the electronic age. It is packed with the tools to reach and engage today's too-busy, too-skeptical, too-distractible readers. Read this book, and understand the trend toward greater and greater informality. Then discover the effects of this trend on punctuation and capitalization, new words, usage, the methods for making language decisions when there is no clear authority, as well as the mounting need for built-in accessibility, comprehension aids, and navigation tools in every written document and on every web page. Chapters cover new technologies, new audience expectations, formatting,readability and flow, and much more. The Elements of Internet Style is a must-have for everyone who cares about delivering information to readers online, in print, and everywhere else. * The first guide to Internet style and usage * Clear directions for reaching and engaging today's multitasking readers * A must-have for editors, writers, bloggers, anyone who creates content in any medium.
Elements of Japanese Design introduces 80 key concepts in Japanese design in a readable and accessible short-entry format. Including a brief explanation and examples of every aspect of Japanese design-from Wah (Harmony) to Kaizen (Continuous Improvement), from Mushin (the Empty Mind) to Mujo (Incompleteness).
The Book That Every Citizen and Journalist Should Read"What this book does better than any single book on media history, ethics, or practice is weave . . . [together] why media audiences have fled and why new technology and megacorporate ownership are putting good journalism at risk." --Rasmi Simhan, Boston Globe"Kovach and Rosenstiel's essays on each [element] are concise gems, filled with insights worthy of becoming axiomatic. . . . The book should become essential reading for journalism professionals and students and for the citizens they aim to serve." --Carl Sessions Stepp, American Journalism Review"If you think journalists have no idea what you want . . . here is a book that agrees with you. Better--it has solutions. The Elements of Journalism is written for journalists, but any citizen who wonders why the news seems trivial or uninspiring should read it." --Marta Salij, Detroit Free PressThe elements of journalism are:* Journalism's first obligation is to the truth.* Its first loyalty is to citizens.* Its essence is a discipline of verification.* Its practitioners must maintain an independence from those they cover.* It must serve as an independent monitor of power.* It must provide a forum for public criticism and compromise.* It must strive to make the significant interesting and relevant.* It must keep the news comprehensive and proportional.* Its practitioners must be allowed to exercise their personal conscience.
A landscape painting guide for oil painters that breaks landscapes down into component elements from nature, and showcases tools and techniques used by classic and modern oil painters for bringing these scenes to life. Landscape painting is one of the most popular subjects for painters working in the medium of oils--from classic masters to contemporary artists. In The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting, established Watson-Guptill author and noted instructor/painter Suzanne Brooker presents the fundamentals necessary for mastering landscape oil painting, breaking landscapes down into component parts: sky, terrain, trees, and water. Each featured element builds off the previous, with additional lessons on the latest brushes, paints, and other tools used by artists. Key methods like observation, rendering, and color mixing are supported by demonstration paintings and samples from a variety of the best landscape oil painters of all time. With The Elements of Landscape Oil Painting, oil painters looking to break into landscape painting or enhance their work will find all the necessary ingredients for success.
This book presents a fundamental approach to the teaching and learning of language.
A perfect text seldom springs fully formed from your mind; instead, you must plan your text before you write and work to improve it after drafting.
The book "Elements of Language" is divided into four major parts: Part 1 Communications; Part 2 Sentences and Paragraphs; Part 3 Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics; and Part 4 Quick Reference Handbook.
The Language in Context worksheets include Choices worksheets, Proofreading Applications, Literary Model Worksheets, and Writing Applications to guide students throughout their English lessons.
Elements of Language: Grammar, Usage and Mechanics: Language Skills Practice for Chapters 10-24 (Grade 6)by Holt Rinehart Winston
Here's your chance to step out of the grammar book and into the real world. You may not notice parts of sentences, but you and the people around you use them every day. The following activities challenge you to find a connection between sentences and the world around you. Do the activity below that suits your personality best, and then share your discoveries with your class.
Textbook on communication, grammar, and reading the English language.
The book "Elements of Language" is an important resource by helping students use language more effectively as they communicate in the twenty-first century.
This book serves as a useful guide to developing skill as an effective and critical language user--a communicator--in the twenty-first century.
Elements of Language is divided into four major parts. Part 1 Communication, Part 2 Sentence and Grammar, Part 3 Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics and Part 4 Quick Reference Handbook. These sections ties together the essential skills and strategies students use in all types of communication--reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing, and representing.
This book is a student's guide to the language arts skills and strategies that helps to read, write,create and analyze presentations or media messages.
Put the communication strategies in Elements of Language to work by logging on to the Internet. At the Elements of Language Internet site, you can dissect the prose of professional writers, crack the codes of the advertising industry, and find out how your communication skills can help you in the real world.
Elements of Language is divided into four major parts: 1. Communications 2. Sentences and paragraphs, 3. Grammar, usage, and mechanics 4. Quick reference handbook
Elements of Language contains skills that not only help you do well in your classes and on state tests, but also help you communicate effectively with others.
Focusing on the argumentative, narrative, and descriptive style found in legal briefs and judicial opinions, The Elements of Legal Style (second edition) will be a thought provoking examination of effective argumentation in law.
To do solid academic research, college students need to look beyond the computer search engine. This short, practical book introduces students to the important components of the information-seeking process. The Elements of Library Researchgives students a foundation for success in any research assignment, from a freshman paper to a senior thesis. Unlike guides that describe the research process but do not explain its logic, this book focuses entirely on basic concepts, strategies, tools, and tactics for research--in both electronic and print formats. Drawing on decades of experience with undergraduates, reference librarian Mary George arms students with the critical thinking skills and procedures they need to approach any academic project with confidence. Ways to turn a topic into a research question Techniques for effective online searches How to evaluate primary and secondary sources When and how to confer with reference librarians and faculty How to avoid plagiarism Glossary of key terms, from Boolean search to peer review Checklists, timelines, and hints for successful research projects
This book contains a variety of reading materials such as Essays, Biographical Sketch, Autobiographies, Poems, Short stories, History, Eyewitness Accounts, Magazine Articles, Parody, Epic Novel, News Articles, Drama, Fable, Legend, Epic, Photo Essay, etc. Resource Center, Handbook of Literary Terms, Communication Handbook, Reading Strategies and Study Skills are some of the additional features of this book.
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