Download E-books E-Government Interoperability and Information Resource Integration: Frameworks for Aligned Development (Premier Reference Source) by Petter Gottschalk (2009-03-19) PDF

By Petter Gottschalk;Hans Solli-Saether

Superior interoperability among public organisations in addition to among private and non-private firms is of severe value to make digital govt extra successful.
E-Government Interoperability and knowledge source Integration: Frameworks for Aligned improvement makes a speciality of the mixing of recent applied sciences into electronic govt, producing new insights into e-government interoperability. This e-book will gain structures designers, builders, and programmers in private and non-private software program firms who desire a greater viewpoint of interoperability while fixing technical difficulties.

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Download E-books Strange but True: A Historical Background to Popular Beliefs and Traditions PDF

By Monica-Maria Stapelberg

Why do we:
• Christen ships and crusing vessels or confer with them as ‘she’?
• keep away from the quantity 13, breaking mirrors or strolling lower than ladders?
• Use the word having a ‘skeleton within the cupboard’?
• costume child boys in blue, converse of ‘true blue’ or ‘blue-blooded’?
• beautify the Christmas Tree or devour Easter Eggs?
• Kiss lower than the mistletoe or 'trick or deal with’ on Halloween?

during this easy-to-read booklet – a revised and up-to-date re-publication of her earlier booklet, Curious and Curiouser! – writer, lecturer and public speaker, Dr. Monica-Maria Stapelberg, stocks the result of her a long time of study to discover the historic historical past at the back of a variety of commonly-held ideals and traditions. those diversity from basic renowned ideals to the extra particular and enlightening traditions of western tradition. Strange yet True additionally brings to gentle what number of our daily phrases, words and activities are anchored in earlier ritual or sacrificial observances, or just in line with anxious superstitious notions. This e-book is a needs to learn for a curious brain!

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Download E-books The Social and Economic Impact of New Technology 1978–84: A Select Bibliography (Ifi Data Base Library) PDF

By Leslie Grayson

Silicon chip expertise; microprocessor know-how; info know-how; or comfortably new expertise. those are the various names representing the microelectronics revolution based upon the viewers being addressed via speaker or author. No prior new commercial improvement has brought on such frequent exposure and dialogue among clients and researchers because the new know-how. situation is being expressed in regards to the results of latest know-how on employment, activity pride, social existence, rest actions and the economics of trade and undefined. The overdue 70s observed many doom-laden predictions of these results yet through 1983 either administration and alternate unions have been taking a extra goal view of the social and monetary affects, and lots of correspondents now see the hot know-how as a method of beginning up new industries and overcoming the results of global recessions. The "chip" has concerned the manufacturing unit ground, the place of work, the grocery store and the house. digital cash move, digital purchasing, microelectronic family home equipment, note processors and microprocessor-controlled equipment suggest that the hot expertise has pervaded all features of social and fiscal lifestyles, and the built nations at the moment are coming to just accept it as a part of society as an entire. necessarily the flood of literature at the social and financial affects of recent know-how has been overwhelming. regrettably the standard of data and arguments propagated at meetings, in magazine papers and study studies has indicated that there was little quantifiable facts on hand at the results of those affects.

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Download E-books The Confluent Hypergeometric Function: with Special Emphasis on its Applications (Springer Tracts in Natural Philosophy) PDF

By Herbert Buchholz, H. Lichtblau, K. Wetzel

The topic of this publication is the better transcendental functionality often called the confluent hypergeometric functionality. within the final 20 years this functionality has taken on an ever expanding importance as a result of its use within the program of arithmetic to actual and technical difficulties. there isn't any doubt that this development will proceed until eventually the final concept of confluent hypergeometric services turns into known to nearly all of physicists in a lot a similar method because the cylinder capabilities, that have been formerly much less popular, are actually utilized in many engineering and actual difficulties. This publication is meant to extra this improvement. the real useful value of the capabilities that are handled rarely calls for an concerned dialogue given that they comprise, as distinctive situations, a few less complicated certain services that have lengthy been the standard instrument of the physicist. it's enough to say that those contain, between others, the logarithmic fundamental, the fundamental sine and cosine, the mistake essential, the Fresnel vital, the cylinder features and the cylinder functionality in parabolic cylindrical coordinates. For a person who places forth the trouble to review the confluent hypergeometric functionality in additional aspect there's the inestimable benefit of with the ability to comprehend the homes of alternative features derivable from it. This gen­ eral perspective is especially valuable in reference to sequence ex­ pansions legitimate for values of the argument close to 0 or infinity and in reference to some of the imperative representations.

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Download E-books Risk Management: Clinical, Ethical, & Legal Guidelines for Successful Practice 2nd Ed. PDF

By William F. Doverspike

For these already in perform or for college students who turns into practitioners, the revised and elevated moment version of this sensible advisor addresses ethics from a risk-management standpoint. With the concept it's more straightforward to prevent an ethics grievance than it's to safeguard one, Dr. Doverspike offers a few uncomplicated logic rules. Incorporating those ideas into your perform styles can provide you with a better measure of security whereas delivering your consumers a better regular of care. This version additionally encompasses a CD-ROM with fifty seven reproducible perform types in addition to a Powerpoint® dossier containing slides that offer an summary of the chapters. those can be utilized to print handouts and create shows to be used within the school room and in ethics seminars. The documents could be simply changed by means of the consumer to fit his or her educational wishes.

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