Download E-books Encyclopedia of Machine Learning PDF

This complete encyclopedia, with over 250 entries in an A-Z structure, presents quick access to proper info for these looking access into any point in the vast box of laptop studying. so much entries during this preeminent paintings comprise beneficial literature references.

Topics for the Encyclopedia of laptop Learning have been chosen through a extraordinary foreign advisory board. those peer-reviewed, highly-structured entries comprise definitions, illustrations, purposes, bibliographies and hyperlinks to comparable literature, supplying the reader with a portal to extra specific details on any given topic.

The sort of the entries within the Encyclopedia of computing device Learning is expository and educational, making the e-book a pragmatic source for computing device studying specialists, in addition to pros in different fields who have to entry this important details yet would possibly not have the time to paintings their manner via a complete textual content on their subject of interest.

The authoritative reference is released either in print and on-line. The print ebook contains an index of matters and authors. the web version supplementations this index with links in addition to inner links to comparable entries within the textual content, CrossRef citations, and hyperlinks to extra major research.

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Download E-books The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia: A Concise Guide to Over 395 Plant Oils PDF

By David Schiller

Carol and David Schiller, famous specialists within the box of aromatheraphy and plant oils, have created a complete reference publication. features a basic creation to right protection, practise, and utilization of the oils, and what to monitor out for in advertisement items. Separate chapters supply descriptions of the fundamental oils, service oils, and infused oils, deetailing their derivation and historical past, documented homes, and armatherapeutic equipment of use. With class listings of oil houses and cross-reference lists from botanical to universal names.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Health and Aging (Encyclopedia of Health & Aging) PDF

The Encyclopedia of future health and getting older presents cutting-edge learn and ready-to-use evidence on wellbeing and fitness and getting older. This one-volume source captures many of the pleasure of the examine within the box by way of new findings in addition to conceptual advancements guiding examine, perform, and coverage. With greater than two hundred entries, it covers the organic, mental, social, and fiscal points of overall healthiness and getting older and affects in the health-care method. This Encyclopedia also focuses seriously on geriatrics with appreciate to geriatric syndromes and customary ailments of getting older.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Junk Food and Fast Food PDF

By Andrew F. Smith

Eating junk meals and quickly meals is a brilliant all-American ardour. American young ones and grownups love their sweet bars, vast Macs and supersized fries, Doritos, Twinkies, and sturdy Humor ice cream bars. The disastrous future health results from the large urge for food for those processed fats- and sugar-loaded meals are good publicized now. This used to be quite dramatically evidenced through large dimension Me (2004), filmmaker Morgan Spurlock's 30-day all-McDonald's nutrition within which his liver suffered an analogous poisoning as though he have been on a longer alcohol binge. via elevated globalization, American well known foodstuff tradition is being more and more emulated in other places on the planet, equivalent to China, with the potential of related disastrous results. This A-to-Z reference is the 1st to target the junk meals and quick meals phenomena from a mess of angles as well as health and wellbeing and vitamin issues. greater than 250 essay entries objectively discover the scope of the subjects to light up the yankee approach via items, businesses and marketers, social background, pop culture, agencies, concerns, politics, commercialism and consumerism, and lots more and plenty more.

Interest in those subject matters is excessive. This informative and engaging paintings, with entries on present controversies reminiscent of mad cow ailment and manufacturing facility farming, the nutrients pyramid, motion picture tie-ins, and advertising and marketing to youngsters, may be hugely valuable for stories, learn, and perusing. It takes readers backstage, reading the importance of things like uniforms, education, packaging, and franchising. Readers of all ages also will benefit from the nostalgia issue, studying concerning the heritage of iconic drive-ins, the tale at the back of the mascots, proof approximately their favourite sweet bar, and collectables. every one access ends with advised interpreting. along with an advent, a timeline, thesaurus, bibliography, source advisor, and photographs improve the textual content. pattern entries: A&W Root Beer; ads; autos; Ben & Jerry's; Burger King; Carhops; middle for technology within the Public curiosity; Christmas; Cola Wars; Employment; reasonable foodstuff; quick meals country; Hershey, Milton; Hollywood; damage; Krispy Kreme; Lobbying; Nabisco; weight problems; PepsiCo; Salt; Soda Fountain; teenager Hangouts; Vegetarianism; White citadel; Yum! manufacturers, Inc.

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Download E-books Magick Without Tears PDF

By Aleister Crowley

Magick with out Tears is a private encyclopedia of magickal guide, annotated by means of event and defined in unguarded language. Crowley covers: how one can use the Qabalah as a device instead of simply as a method of reference; the symbols of magick; etymology and its philosophy; the 3 significant faculties of magick--white, black and yellow--their lifestyle and use of energy; tricks for meditation and astral projection; the I Ching; The e-book of the legislations; the Tarot; Astrology; the significance of talismans, lamens and pentacles; tips to distinguish prophecy from twist of fate; etc.; and so on.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Assassinations: More than 400 Infamous Attacks that Changed the Course of History PDF

Encyclopedia of Assassinations is the main accomplished instruction manual on over four hundred assassinations, makes an attempt, and plots opposed to political figures. The narrative entries aspect history’s such a lot turbulent moments, together with the date, position, and entire description of every incident, in addition to biographical information regarding the sufferer and murderer and the situations surrounding each one ancient occasion. the following are:

• Jesse James: Outlaw killed by way of Bob Ford in 1882
• Ian Gow: Conservative member of the British Parliament killed via a vehicle bomb in 1990
• Franz Ferdinand: Archduke and inheritor to the Austrian throne killed through Gavrilo Princip in 1914
• John F. Kennedy: American president killed through Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963
• Rajiv Gandhi: best Minister of India killed through an unidentified bomber in 1991
• Ernesto “Che” Guevara: innovative killed through Bolivian forces in 1967
• Abraham Lincoln: American president killed by means of John Wilkes sales space in 1865
• And 1000's more!

This encyclopedia’s illustrations, bibliography, appendix grouping the assassinations through kingdom, and extra readings flip it into an important reference for heritage academics, scholars, crime buffs, and those that are excited about “the so much infamous acts in their kind.”

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Download E-books The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction PDF

By George Mann

This encyclopedia is the main up to date, concise, transparent and reasonable consultant to all elements of technology fiction, from its heritage to time-honored subject matters and units, from authors (established and new) to motion pictures. technology fiction has advanced into the most well known, state-of-the-art and fascinating fiction geners, with a proliferation of contemporary and vintage authors, issues and concepts, videos, television sequence and awards. prepared in an A-Z layout, and that includes a complete index and cross-referencing approach, The massive Encyclopedia of technology Fiction is usually the main obtainable and straightforward to exploit encyclopedia of its variety at present to be had.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of American Race Riots [2 volumes]: Greenwood Milestones in African American History PDF

2008 Ida B. Wells and Cheikh Anta Diop Award for impressive Scholarship in Africana Studies

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Race riots are the main obtrusive and modern screens of the racial strife working via America's heritage. more often than not city, in general outdoors the South, and often white-instigated, the quantity and violence of race riots elevated as blacks migrated out of the agricultural South and into the North and West's industrialized towns through the early a part of the twentieth-century. although white / black violence has been the commonest kind of racial violence, riots concerning Asians and Hispanics also are incorporated and examined.

Race riots are the main obvious and modern monitors of the racial strife working via America's background. usually city, normally outdoor the South, and ordinarily white-instigated, the quantity and violence of race riots elevated as blacks migrated out of the agricultural South and into the North and West's industrialized towns through the early a part of the twentieth-century. whereas so much riots have happened in the prior century, the encyclopedia reaches again to colonial background, giving the encyclopedia an exceptional historic intensity. even though white on black violence has been the commonest type of racial violence, riots concerning different racial and ethnic teams, reminiscent of Asians and Hispanics, also are integrated and tested. equipped A-Z, subject matters comprise: infamous riots just like the Tulsa Riots of 1921, the l. a. Riots of 1965 and 1992; the African-American community's preparedness and responses to this odious type of mass violence; federal responses to rioting; an exam of the underlying factors of rioting; the reactions of well known figures equivalent to H. Rap Brown and Martin Luther King, Jr to rioting; and masses more.

Many of the entries describe and study specific riots and violent racial incidents, together with the subsequent: Belleville, Illinois, insurrection of 1903 Harlem, ny, revolt of 1943 Howard seashore Incident, 1986 Jackson kingdom collage Incident, 1970 la, California, insurrection of 1992 Memphis, Tennessee, rebellion of 1866 purple summer season Race Riots of 1919 Southwest Missouri Riots 1894-1906 Texas Southern collage revolt of 1967 Entries protecting the sufferers and rivals of race violence, contain the subsequent: Black infantrymen, Lynching of Black girls, Lynching of Diallo, Amadou Hawkins, Yusef King, Rodney Randolph, A. Philip Roosevelt, Eleanor until eventually, Emmett, Lynching of Turner, Mary, Lynching of Wells-Barnett, Ida B. Many entries additionally hide laws that has addressed racial violence and inequality, in addition to teams and companies that experience both fought or promoted racial violence, together with the subsequent: Anti-Lynching League Civil Rights Act of 1957 monetary chance Act of 1964 Ku Klux Klan nationwide organization for the development of coloured humans (NAACP) state of Islam Vigilante agencies White League different entries concentrate on appropriate thoughts, traits, issues, and courses. in addition to virtually three hundred cross-referenced entries, so much of which finish with lists of extra readings, the encyclopedia additionally bargains a timeline of racial violence within the usa, an intensive bibliography of print and digital assets, a variety of significant basic records, a variety of illustrations, and an in depth topic index.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of the Mind PDF

By Harold Pashler

It's not easy to conceive of an issue of extra wide and private curiosity than the learn of the brain. as well as its conventional research through the disciplines of psychology, psychiatry, and neuroscience, the brain has additionally been a spotlight of analysis within the fields of philosophy, economics, anthropology, linguistics, computing device technological know-how, molecular biology, schooling, and literature. In a majority of these techniques, there's a nearly common fascination with how the brain works and the way it impacts our lives and our habit. reports of the brain and mind have crossed many interesting thresholds in recent times, and the learn of brain now represents a completely cross-disciplinary attempt. Researchers from a variety of disciplines search solutions to such questions as: what's brain? How does it function? what's consciousness?

This encyclopedia brings jointly students from the whole variety of mind-related educational disciplines from around the arts and arts, social sciences, existence sciences, and machine technology and engineering to discover the multidimensional nature of the human mind.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of World Writers, Beginnings to the 20th Century, 3-Volume Set (Facts on File Library of World Literature) PDF

A three-volume set that offers the extensive spectrum of worldwide literature's nice individuals. It comprises entries on significant writers through the global protecting the literary traditions of early Greece and Rome, Europe, Asia, Africa, the center East, and the Americas. It lists nameless works - akin to epics, odes, fables, and sacred texts.

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