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Stanford university press style book
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 86

Stanford university press style book

  • Categories: Art
  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1927*
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Artful Design
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 488

Artful Design

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018-09-11
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  • Publisher: Unknown

What we make, makes us. This is the central tenet of Artful Design, a photorealistic comic book that examines the nature, purpose, and meaning of design. A call to action and a meditation on art, authenticity, and social connection in a world disrupted by technological change, this book articulates a fundamental principle for design: that we should design not just from practical needs but from the values that underlie those needs. Artful Design takes readers on a journey through the aesthetic dimensions of technology. Using music as a universal phenomenon that has evolved alongside technology, this book breaks down concrete case studies in computer-mediated toys, tools, games, and instrument...

The Logic of Practice
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 333

The Logic of Practice

Our usual representations of the opposition between the "civilized" and the "primitive" derive from willfully ignoring the relationship of distance our social science sets up between the observer and the observed. In fact, the author argues, the relationship between the anthropologist and his object of study is a particular instance of the relationship between knowing and doing, interpreting and using, symbolic mastery and practical mastery—or between logical logic, armed with all the accumulated instruments of objectification, and the universally pre-logical logic of practice. In this, his fullest statement of a theory of practice, Bourdieu both sets out what might be involved in incorpora...

Introduction to Applied Linear Algebra
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 500

Introduction to Applied Linear Algebra

A groundbreaking introduction to vectors, matrices, and least squares for engineering applications, offering a wealth of practical examples.

Introduction to Information Retrieval
  • Language: en

Introduction to Information Retrieval

Class-tested and coherent, this textbook teaches classical and web information retrieval, including web search and the related areas of text classification and text clustering from basic concepts. It gives an up-to-date treatment of all aspects of the design and implementation of systems for gathering, indexing, and searching documents; methods for evaluating systems; and an introduction to the use of machine learning methods on text collections. All the important ideas are explained using examples and figures, making it perfect for introductory courses in information retrieval for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in computer science. Based on feedback from extensive classroom experience, the book has been carefully structured in order to make teaching more natural and effective. Slides and additional exercises (with solutions for lecturers) are also available through the book's supporting website to help course instructors prepare their lectures.

Popular Movements And Secret Societies In China, 1
  • Language: en

Popular Movements And Secret Societies In China, 1

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1972-06
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Convex Optimization
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 716

Convex Optimization

A comprehensive introduction to the tools, techniques and applications of convex optimization.

Social Theory and Modern Sociology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 310

Social Theory and Modern Sociology

In this book Anthony Giddens addresses a range of issues concerning current developments in social theory, relating them to the prospects for sociology in the closing decades of the twentieth-century.

Making Islam Democratic
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 291

Making Islam Democratic

This book looks anew at the vexing question of whether Islam is compatible with democracy, examining histories of Islamic politics and social movements in the Middle East since the 1970s.

Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 480

Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World

This is the single fullest summation of the ideas of one of the most eminent and controversial cultural theorists of our time.