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  • Authors: C H, Swaroop;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2013)

    "A Byte of Python" is a free book on programming using the Python language. It serves as a tutorial or guide to the Python language for a beginner audience. If all you know about computers is how to save text files, then this is the book for you.

  • Authors: Busbee, Kenneth Leroy;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2013)

    "Programming Fundamentals - A Modular Structured Approach using C++ is written by Kenneth Leroy Busbee, a faculty member at Houston Community College in Houston, Texas. The materials used in this textbook/collection were developed by the author and others as independent modules for publication within the Connexions environment. Programming fundamentals are often divided into three college courses: Modular/Structured, Object Oriented and Data Structures. This textbook/collection covers the first of those three courses. The learning modules of this textbook/collection were written as standalone modules. Students using a collection of modules as a textbook will usually view it contents by reading the modules sequentially as presented by the author of the collection. The learning ...

  • Authors: Manovich, Lev;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2013)

    This book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on www.bloomsburycollections.com. Software has replaced a diverse array of physical, mechanical, and electronic technologies used before 21st century to create, store, distribute and interact with cultural artifacts. It has become our interface to the world, to others, to our memory and our imagination - a universal language through which the world speaks, and a universal engine on which the world runs. What electricity and combustion engine were to the early 20th century, software is to the early 21st century. Offering the the first theoretical and historical account of software for media authoring and its effects on the practice and the very concept of 'media,' the author of The Lan...

  • Authors: Boris, Murmann;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2013)

    Analyzes core linear analog circuit designs: common-source, common-gate, and common-drain stages Design-oriented approach; analyzes various circuits through examples and exercises Part of the Modular Series of Microelectronic Device and Circuit Design Each module in the series provides a brief fundamental look at a specific topic "As of November 1, 2022, National Technology and Science Press ("NTS") has discontinued publication of 'Analysis and Design of Elementary MOS Amplifier Stages.' Accordingly, NTS has returned all copyrights and attendant rights with respect to the work to Boris Murmann."

  • Authors: Susan, Stebbins;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2013)

    Native Peoples of North America is intended to be an introductory text about the Native peoples of North America (primarily the United States and Canada) presented from an anthropological perspective. As such, the text is organized around anthropological concepts such as language, kinship, marriage and family life, political and economic organization, food getting, spiritual and religious practices, and the arts. Prehistoric, historic and contemporary information is presented. Each chapter begins with an example from the oral tradition that reflects the theme of the chapter. The text includes suggested readings, videos, and classroom activities.

  • Authors: Köhn, Doris;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2013)

    This book focuses on the achievements, current trends and further potential of microfinance to scale-up and serve many more clients with financial services that enable them to improve their living conditions. The book asks what it takes to achieve sustainable impact: to know your clients and to understand their needs, to treat them in a fair and transparent way, and to safeguard the synthesis between the financial and social dimension of sustainable microfinance. The book also sheds light on the future funding landscape and what is necessary to bring more commercial funders on board while ensuring that these new funders will continue the commitment to responsible finance. While being forward looking, the book reflects the debate on core values of microfinance, triggered by recent cr...

  • Authors: Cockburn, John;  Advisor: -;  Co-Author: - (2013)

    Public spending on infrastructure plays an important role in promoting economic growth and poverty alleviation. Empirical studies unequivocally show that under-investment in infrastructure limit economic growth. At the same time, numerous other studies have shown that investment in infrastructure can be a highly effective tool in fighting poverty reduction1. In that context, the financing of infrastructure has been a critical element of most economic growth and poverty reduction strategies in developing countries, since the start of this millennium. This book provides a comparative analysis of the aggregate and sectoral implications of higher spending on infrastructure in three very different Asian countries: China, Pakistan, and the Philippines. Particular attention is paid to the ...