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Regular expressions are such a powerful tool for manipulating text and data that anyone who uses a computer can benefit from them. Composed of a mixture of symbols and text, regular expressions can be an outlet for creativity, for brilliant programming, and for the elegant solution. While a command of regular expressions is an invaluable skill, all there is to know about them fills a very large volume, and you don't always have time to thumb through hundreds of pages each time a question arises. The answer is the Regular Expression Pocket Reference. Concise and easy-to-use, this little book is the portable companion to Mastering Regular Expressions. This handy guide offers programmers a complete overview of the syntax and semantics of regular expressions that are at the heart of every text-processing application. Ideal as an introduction for beginners and a quick reference for advanced programmers, Regular Expression Pocket Reference is a comprehensive guide to regular expression APIs for C, Perl, PHP,Java, .NET, Python, vi, and the POSIX regular expression libraries. O'Reilly's Pocket References have become a favorite among programmers everywhere. By providing a wealth of important details in a concise, well-organized format, these handy books deliver just what you need to complete the task at hand. When you've reached a sticking point and need to get to a solution quickly, the new Regular Expression Pocket Reference is the book you'll want to have.
Originally published in 1971, this social science classic outlines the social functions of welfare programs.
A textbook of diagnostic and corrective procedures based upon a critical study of speech disorders.
Rehabilitation Required: Russia’s Human Rights Obligation to Provide Evidence-based Drug Dependence Treatmentby Human Rights Watch
In this 110-page study, Human Rights Watch found that the treatment offered at state drug treatment clinics in Russia was so poor as to constitute a violation of the right to health. The report concluded that drug dependent people in Russia who want to overcome their dependence are left virtually to their own devices in their battle with this serious and chronic disease.
FROM THE NANCY DREW FILES THE CASE: When the curtain goes up on crime, Nancy is determined to bring down the culprit. CONTACT: This could be the break Bess is waiting for ... if Nancy can crack the case of her kidnapping. SUSPECTS: Zoe Adams -- The featured actress in the play, she's landed in the hospital, and she puts the blame on her replacement: Bess. Carlos Perez -- The director is concerned that the show may fold, but the publicity from the shooting and kidnapping could fill up the theater. Kate Grenoble -- Jordan's girlfriend thinks she should be the leading lady, and getting Zoe and Bess out of the way could get her the job. COMPLICATIONS: Solving Bess's kidnapping could prove more difficult than Nancy imagined ... especially when she gets kidnapped as well!
The sixth edition of Reichel's Care of the Elderly: Clinical Aspects of Aging remains the pioneering text for the practicing physician confronted with the unique problems of an increasingly elderly population. Dr. William Reichel's formative text is designed as a practical and useful guide for all levels of geriatric care, from medical students to geriatric specialists. This book emphasizes clinical management and addressed problems from the simple to the highly complex. The renowned editors have revised every chapter and have included the most recent advances in elderly care. New chapters include hormonal therapy in post-menopausal women, drug therapy for Alzheimer's sufferers, alternative medicine, the chronic understaffing of nursing homes, management of delirium, and ethical issues. Comprehensive and written for any clinicians caring for older patients (including family physicians, general internists, nurse practitioners, geriatricians, and other specialists), this esteemed text provides practical and trusted advice.
The runaway bride returns-just in time for another Foster wedding?-in the newest story in Tracy Madison's The Colorado Fosters series! Daisy Lennox comes home...and for Reid Foster, nothing has changed. Eight years after she bolted on their wedding day, he can't take his eyes off her. Seeing her walk into Steamboat Springs to care for her two little nieces, Reid is hit by an undeniable realization: they belong together...still. Love. Marriage. Children. Daisy wanted them...a long time ago. But loving Reid comes with too high a price-facing the family secrets she ran from. But then Reid makes his move...and Daisy starts to sweat. Can she stand up to the force of a Foster's will? Reid won't let her go without a fight. She owes him a wedding...and this time he intends to collect.
The Key to Heaven's Door In your possession, you have a powerful key -- a key that unlocks heaven's door and grants you instant and free access to the throne room of God. What is this key? Quite simply, it is repentance -- the kind of repentance that will change your life and cure your problems. Regardless of where life has taken you, God stands ready to take the mistakes of your past and create for you an incredible future. In the pages of this revolutionary book you'll find out how. The Gift of Repentance Is there a yearning deep in your heart that nothing can satisfy -- a craving for something more? This revolutionary book will help you explore that yearning and will powerfully demonstrate that this unsatisfied need is a part of every heart that is not yet one with God. As you receive God's gift of repentance, you will find peace, fulfillment, and a new beginning. The process is simple to start and is clearly explained inside these pages. As you bring your broken heart to God, He will fill your life with blessings galore: Peace Fulfillment Purpose Direction Meaning Satisfaction All this can be yours as you learn how to accept God's powerful gift of repentance and open your heart to all that He has for you.
At the outbreak of the Civil War, North and South quickly saw the need to develop the latest technology in naval warfare, the ironclad ship. After a year-long scramble to finish first, in a race filled with intrigue and second guessing, blundering and genius, the two ships -- the Monitor and the Merrimack -- after a four-hour battle, ended the three-thousand-year tradition of wooden men-of-war and ushered in "the reign of iron." In the first major work on the subject in thirty-five years, novelist, historian, and tall-ship sailor James L. Nelson, acclaimed author of the Brethren of the Coast trilogy, brilliantly recounts the story of these magnificent ships, the men who built and fought them, and the extraordinary battle that made them legend.
This collection of tales is edited by the creators of the Dragonlance mythology. The Reign of Istar contains a number of short stories by popular Dragonlance authors as well as a novella by Weis and Hickman.
This is book 5 of 6 from the T.V. serial entitled Prisoner Cell Block H. You will go behind the walls and barred gates into Wentworth Prison. This series contains adult content.
<div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="Helvetica, sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 14px;">She wants security. He wants freedom. Together their love could destroy the world.</span></font></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="Helvetica, sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 14px;"><br></span></font></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="Helvetica, sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 14px;">Ten years after the outbreak of the V2000 virus turns the majority of humans into a mutated Vampire sub-species, the last remaining true humans are the world's hottest commodity. In this new world, it's The Society that rules.</span></font></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="Helvetica, sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 14px;"><br></span></font></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="Helvetica, sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 14px;">Being the only female Vampire Lord in America isn't easy. Being thrust into the role of CEO is even harder. Danika Chekov refuses to let her father's legacy die. She's resolved to keep everything under her tight control. But after she's almost killed, she's forced to purchase a human guardian.</span></font></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="Helvetica, sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 14px;"><br></span></font></div><div><font class="Apple-style-span" face="Helvetica, sans-serif"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-size: 14px;">Mason is human, or so the Vampires think. He's determined to protect his secret, but Lord Danika buys him before he can make his escape. Their passion for each other threatens everything they want most. And when Mason's true nature is exposed, the results could be devastating. </span></font></div></div>
A fascinating memoir by Michael Reilly about his years as the head of the White House Secret Service detail entrusted with keeping President Franklin D. Roosevelt safe during World War II. Reilly gives the inside scoop on how it was done, from borrowing Al Capone's confiscated armored car from the Treasury to move FDR about, to innovating the idea of a secret elevator inside a C-54 transport plane so the disabled President could safely move about the world without being discovered. Facing problems as ordinary as finding a way to burn confidential military dispatches in the White House furnaces without fragments drifting out of the chimneys (Reilly borrowed popcorn baskets from the kitchens), to the exotic (how do you convince the King of Saudi Arabia to come to a secret meeting with the President when the King insists he must bring along his tents, his rugs, all his relatives and his personal flock of sheep? Easy -- transport the King, his entire entourage and the sheep on the fantail of a United States destroyer), Reilly found a way to meet the extraordinary demands of keeping a war-time president safe at home and abroad.
Young widow Jayne Jordan had denied her feelings for rough and rowdy cowboy Pat Reilly, cursed and fought them, but Reilly was through being haunted by memories, tired of feeling guilty for wanting to lose himself in the warm honey of Jayne's sweet soul. Loving Reilly was like taking her heart on a roller coaster ride -- breathtaking highs and heartbreaking lows -- but could she do less than surrender to the man who was her destiny?
This book explores the emergence of Greek tragedy on the American stage from the nineteenth century to the present. Despite the gap separating the world of classical Greece from our own, Greek tragedy has provided a fertile source for some of the most innovative American theater. Helene P. Foley shows how plays like Oedipus Rex and Medea have resonated deeply with contemporary concerns and controversies--over war, slavery, race, the status of women, religion, identity, and immigration. Although Greek tragedy was often initially embraced for its melodramatic possibilities, by the twentieth century it became a vehicle not only for major developments in the history of American theater and dance, but also for exploring critical tensions in American cultural and political life. Drawing on a wide range of sources--archival, video, interviews, and reviews--Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stage provides the most comprehensive treatment of the subject available.
From the world's premier management consultancy firm: the only book you need to understand India today.Reimagining India brings together the world's top experts to shine a light on the critical challenges faced by one of the most important and least understood nations on earth. This unprecedented collection features an all-star cast of contributors, including CNN's Fareed Zakaria; India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani; Microsoft founder Bill Gates; Google CEO Eric Schmidt; Harvard Business School dean Nitin Nohria; award-winning authors Suketu Mehta (Maximum City), William Dalrymple (City of Djinns), Edward Luce (In Spite of the Gods), and Patrick French (India: A Portrait); Infosys cofounder Nandan Nilekani; and a host of leading Indian CEOs, artists, designers, and other luminaries. Over the next decade India has the opportunity to show the rest of the developing world how open, democratic societies can achieve high growth and shared prosperity. The thought-provoking strategies and deep insights in Reimagining India provide a critical resource for any globally-minded reader seeking to understand how the Subcontinent is changing--and how it will change the world around us.
Based on the CBS Saturday morning animated series, this episode finds Sarah and her horse Scarlet giving up on learning a difficult new dressage. Only when their friends are trapped by rapid waters do Sarah and Scarlet find their determination returning. Includes horse-riding and grooming tips.
When a young couple dies in prehistoric times, their love - and link to various green stones - endures through the ages as they are reborn into new bodies and somehow find a way to connect.
Book one of The Reincarnationist series.A bomb in Rome, a flash of bluish-white, and photojournalist Josh Ryder's world explodes. As Josh recovers, thoughts that have the emotion, the intensity, the intimacy of memories invade him. But they are not his. They are ancient...and violent with an urgency he cannot ignore--pulling him to save Sabina...and the treasures she protects. But who is Sabina?Desperate for answers, Josh turns to the Phoenix Foundation--a research facility that scientifically documents past-life experiences. He is led to an archaeological dig and to Professor Gabriella Chase, who has discovered an ancient, powerful secret that threatens to merge the past with the present.Here, the dead call out to the living, and murders of the past become murders of the present.Previously published.
The story is about the four school kids who visit the Bailey City Zoo before Christmas and have fun.
Reindeer Moon opens up corridors to the imagination that lead us back toward our human past. The heroine departs on spirited journeys that evoke the lives of animals with intimacy.
Fans of the Cat in the Hat have cause to celebrate this holiday season with two stories based on the one-hour PBS Kids' primetime special The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas! In A Reindeer's First Christmas, narrator Ralph--a yearling caribou--tells how but for the help of the Cat in the Hat, Sally, Nick, and some new friends, he narrowly misses spending his first Christmas at home and pulling Santa's sled! And in New Friends for Christmas, Sally and Nick learn that with a little help from family and friends--and a spare mini Thinga-ma-jigger--its possible to accomplish almost anything!
Reinforcement learning, one of the most active research areas in artificial intelligence, is a computational approach to learning whereby an agent tries to maximize the total amount of reward it receives when interacting with a complex, uncertain environment. In Reinforcement Learning, Richard Sutton and Andrew Barto provide a clear and simple account of the key ideas and algorithms of reinforcement learning. Their discussion ranges from the history of the field's intellectual foundations to the most recent developments and applications. The only necessary mathematical background is familiarity with elementary concepts of probability. The book is divided into three parts. Part I defines the reinforcement learning problem in terms of Markov decision processes. Part II provides basic solution methods: dynamic programming, Monte Carlo methods, and temporal-difference learning. Part III presents a unified view of the solution methods and incorporates artificial neural networks, eligibility traces, and planning; the two final chapters present case studies and consider the future of reinforcement learning.
Reinhold Niebuhr, the prominent American theologian, was one of the few religious figures who had a significant impact on the broader society outside the theological community in the United States during the twentieth century. Niebuhr's influence was most pronounced among those associated with historical studies and politics. This book presents Niebuhr in dialogue with seven individuals who each had a major influence on American life: the theologian Paul Tillich, philosopher/educator John Dewey, socialist Norman Thomas, historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr, international political theorist Hans Morganthau, diplomat George Kennan and Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter. Through a detailed examination of Niebuhr's interactions with these figures, Daniel F. Rice's study offers a survey of mid-twentieth-century theology, political thought and culture.