Download E-books Encyclopedia of Biometrics PDF

By (auth.), Stan Z. Li, Anil Jain (eds.)

Biometrics refers to automatic equipment of spotting somebody according to physiological or behavioral features. The Encyclopedia of Biometrics presents a finished connection with subject matters in Biometrics, together with suggestions, modalities, algorithms, units, platforms, safeguard, functionality checking out, functions and standardization.

With an A–Z structure, the Encyclopedia of Biometrics offers quick access to correct details on all features of biometrics for these looking access into this wide box. The Encyclopedia consists of roughly 250 review entries, and 800 definitional entries.

Each access contains a definition, key phrases, checklist of synonyms, record of similar entries, illustration(s), purposes, and a bibliography. such a lot entries contain necessary literature references supplying the reader with a portal to extra unique details. the fashion of the entries is expository and instructional, making the encyclopedia a realistic source for specialists within the box and pros in different fields.

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Download E-books The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences PDF

By N. J.A. Sloane

This encyclopedia comprises greater than 5000 integer sequences, over half that have by no means sooner than been catalogued. as the sequences are awarded within the such a lot ordinary shape, and organized for simple reference, this e-book is less complicated to take advantage of than the authors previous vintage A guide of Integer Sequences< $>. The Encyclopedia< $> provides the identify, mathematical description, and citations to literature for every series. Following sequences of specific curiosity, thereare essays on their origins, makes use of, and connections to similar sequences (all cross-referenced). A priceless new function to this article is the inclusion of a few fascinating diagrams and illustrations with regards to chosen sequences.

The preliminary chapters are either fun and enlightening. They function a pleasant advent to the topic and a brief direction on easy methods to determine and paintings with integer sequences. This encyclopedia brings Sloanes ground-breaking Handbook< $> brand new, greater than doubling its measurement, and linking either the previous and the hot fabric to an intensive bibliography (over 25 pages long), of present and vintage references. An index to the entire sequences within the publication is additionally on hand individually on disk in Macintosh and IBM codecs.

Key Features
* includes greater than 5000 integer sequences
* provides the identify and mathematical description of every sequence
* presents citations to literature for every sequence
* largely cross-referenced
* Lists a bibliography of greater than 25 pages

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Download E-books The Gale encyclopedia of mental disorders M-Z PDF

By Ellen Thackery, Madeline Harris

Psychological disorder is a massive explanation for incapacity within the U.S. Thirty million humans stopover at physicians and million spend time in hospitals each year as a result of psychological problems. The Gale Encyclopedia of psychological Disor ders presents an excellent assessment of psychological disease, psychotherapy, and different remedies. It comprises either conventional and substitute treatments. scientific writers, pharmacists, and psychological well-being execs wrote and edited the four hundred signed, alphabetical entries within the set.The entries conceal issues (Anorexia nervosa, Schizophrenia); diagnostic systems and strategies (Kaufman brief Neurological review approach, Magnetic resonance imaging); treatments (Behavior amendment, Electroconvulsive therapy); medications and herbs (Paroxetine, St. John's Wort ); and similar themes (Advance directives, Neurotransmitters ). Entries for issues contain a definition, description, reasons and signs, demographics, analysis, remedies, analysis, and prevention. these for drugs include the definition, objective, description, instructed dosage, precautions, negative effects, and interactions. Entries for herbs and supplementations have a leaf icon subsequent to the heading. All entries have a source checklist of print and digital assets and enterprises to touch. 100 black-and-white pictures and charts illustrate the textual content. a colour picture gallery repeated in either volumes has more advantageous types of a few of the images. There are plentiful cross-references, making it effortless to find medicinal drugs, that are entered via well-known identify. packing containers with definitions of keyword phrases aid readers comprehend the cloth. a whole thesaurus is on the finish of quantity 2. clients will discover a symptom record the following additionally. This record demonstrates styles which are associated with a variety of problems.

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Download E-books Voennaia Entsiklopedia: V 8 Tomakh: Tom 4: Kvashnin-Maritskaia [Military Encyclopedia in 8 volumes] PDF

This encyclopedia was once started in 1990 because the moment variation of the Soviet army Encyclopedia. The editorial board of the encyclopedia stopped publishing it after the dying of the Soviet Union. The book was once restored less than the recent identify "Military Encyclopedia" starting with the second one quantity. Vol. 2 was once released in 1994 (ISBN 5-203-00299-1). Vol. three in 1995 (ISBN 5-203-00299-1).

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Download E-books Africa. An Encyclopedia for Students. Leakey - Rwanda PDF

By John Middleton

Supplying a accomplished examine the continent of Africa and the international locations that contain it, this ebook describes its peoples and cultures, song and paintings, exchange and economic system, vacations and fairs, tribal teams, ecology, faith, fossil and skeleton discoveries, the land and its heritage, artwork and structure and way of life. It examines Africa from prehistoric occasions to the current day.

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