Functional Starch and Applications in Food

Functional Starch and Applications in Food by Zhengyu Jin
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 229 Pages | ISBN : 9811310769 | 21.47 MB

This book discusses functional starch and its applications in food, focusing on starches with possible health benefits or novel applications.
Covering slowly digested starch, resistant starch, porous starch, starch microemulsions, microcrystalline starch and noncrystallization starch and their applications, this book provides a valuable reference for graduate students and research professionals in the food and chemical industries.

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Advances in Growth Curve and Structural Equation Modeling

Advances in Growth Curve and Structural Equation Modeling: Topics from the Indian Statistical Institute on the 125th Birth Anniversary of PC Mahalanobis by Ratan Dasgupta
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 197 Pages | ISBN : 9811318425 | 11.93 MB

This book describes recent trends in growth curve modelling research in various subject areas, both theoretical and applied. It explains and explores the growth curve model as a valuable tool for gaining insights into several research topics of interest to academics and practitioners alike. The book’s primary goal is to disseminate applications of the growth curve model to real-world problems, and to address related theoretical issues. The book will be of interest to a broad readership: for applied statisticians, it illustrates the importance of growth curve modelling as applied to actual field data; for more theoretically inclined statisticians, it highlights a number of theoretical issues that warrant further investigation.

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Data Science in Practice

Data Science in Practice by Alan Said
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 (2019 Edition) | 199 Pages | ISBN : 3319975552 | 8.18 MB

This book approaches big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and business intelligence through the lens of Data Science. We have grown accustomed to seeing these terms mentioned time and time again in the mainstream media. However, our understanding of what they actually mean often remains limited. This book provides a general overview of the terms and approaches used broadly in data science, and provides detailed information on the underlying theories, models, and application scenarios. Divided into three main parts, it addresses what data science is; how and where it is used; and how it can be implemented using modern open source software. The book offers an essential guide to modern data science for all students, practitioners, developers and managers seeking a deeper understanding of how various aspects of data science work, and of how they can be employed to gain a competitive advantage.

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Liquid Metal Soft Machines: Principles and Applications

Liquid Metal Soft Machines: Principles and Applications by Jing Liu
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 (2019 Edition) | 379 Pages | ISBN : 9811327084 | 39.36 MB

This book discusses the core principles and practical applications of a brand new machine category: liquid-metal soft machines and motors. After a brief introduction on the conventional soft robot and its allied materials, it presents the new conceptual liquid-metal machine, which revolutionizes existing rigid robots, both large and small. It outlines the typical features of the soft liquid-metal materials and describes the various transformation capabilities, mergence of separate metal droplets, self-rotation and planar locomotion of liquid-metal objects under external or internal mechanism.

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Rapid-Eye-Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder

Rapid-Eye-Movement Sleep Behavior Disorder by Carlos H. Schenck
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 (2019 Edition) | 667 Pages | ISBN : 3319901516 | 55.28 MB

This book describes a sleep disorder belonging to the category of parasomnias (i.e. the sleep behavioral and experiential disorders) characterized by abnormal vocal and motor behaviors in the context of vivid dreams and loss of the customary muscle atonia during the stage of sleep called REM sleep. REM-atonia – one of the defining features of REM sleep, along with rapid-eye-movements and a highly activated brain state – serves a protective function, preventing the dreamer from acting-out dreams and becoming injured.

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Vector Generalized Linear and Additive Models: With an Implementation in R

Vector Generalized Linear and Additive Models: With an Implementation in R by Thomas W. Yee
English | PDF(Repost),EPUB | 2015 | 606 Pages | ISBN : 1493928171 | 23.53 MB

This book presents a greatly enlarged statistical framework compared to generalized linear models (GLMs) with which to approach regression modelling. Comprising of about half-a-dozen major classes of statistical models, and fortified with necessary infrastructure to make the models more fully operable, the framework allows analyses based on many semi-traditional applied statistics models to be performed as a coherent whole.

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Mathematics for Earth Science and Geography: Introductory Course with Practical Exercises and R/Xcas Resources

Mathematics for Earth Science and Geography: Introductory Course with Practical Exercises and R/Xcas Resources by Cyril Fleurant
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 (2019 Edition) | 201 Pages | ISBN : 3319692410 | 18.96 MB

This undergraduate textbook presents a unique comprehensive overview on Mathematics in Earth Sciences and Geography. It deals with fundamental theoretical and applied mathematics, needed by bachelor students in a wide range of subjects.

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Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine: Dermatologic Applications, Second Edition

Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine: Dermatologic Applications, Second Edition by Keyvan Nouri
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 558 Pages | ISBN : 3319761161 | 154.93 MB

Along with its sister dermatologic volume, this comprehensive textbook of laser technology covers the use of lasers to treat vascular anomalies and lesions, control of pigmented lesions and tattoos, hair removal, acne, facial rejuvenation, Psoriasis, hypopigmented lesions and Vitiligo. Chapters are formatted in an easy to follow format with clear concise sections with bulleted summaries to highlight key points.

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Multiple Criteria Decision Aid: Methods, Examples and Python Implementations

Multiple Criteria Decision Aid: Methods, Examples and Python Implementations by Jason Papathanasiou
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 182 Pages | ISBN : 3319916467 | 11.49 MB

Multiple criteria decision aid (MCDA) methods are illustrated in this book through theoretical and computational techniques utilizing Python. Existing methods are presented in detail with a step by step learning approach. Theoretical background is given for TOPSIS, VIKOR, PROMETHEE, SIR, AHP, goal programming, and their variations. Comprehensive numerical examples are also discussed for each method in conjunction with easy to follow Python code. Extensions to multiple criteria decision making algorithms such as fuzzy number theory and group decision making are introduced and implemented through Python as well. Readers will learn how to implement and use each method based on the problem, the available data, the stakeholders involved, and the various requirements needed.

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Feuds and State Formation, 1550–1700: The Backcountry of the Republic of Genoa

Feuds and State Formation, 1550–1700: The Backcountry of the Republic of Genoa by Osvaldo Raggio
English | PDF,EPUB | 2018 | 329 Pages | ISBN : 3319946420 | 8.03 MB

This book re-evaluates the role of local agency and provides a new perspective to the political, social and cultural history of state formation, taking a microhistorical approach and through close analysis of archival sources between 1550 to 1700. The backcountry of the Republic of Genoa is a laboratory for gauging the weight and significance of two elements which, according to Charles Tilly and other scholars, have characterized the construction of the modern state: judicial administration and fiscal extraction. The instruments employed in this respect were arbitration and compensation.

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