A Tour of C++

Author: Bjarne Stroustrup
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0321958314
Category: Computers
Page: 181
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Extended and enhanced version of: The C++ programming language, Fourth edition.

Vacation Tourists and Notes of Travel in 1860 [1861], [1862-3]: I. Clark, W.G. Naples and Garibaldi. II. Spottiswoode, G.A. A tour in civil and military Croatia, and through part of Hungary. III. D., R. Slavonic races. IV. K., G.H. A gossip on a Sutherland hillside. V. Bowen C.C. A visit to Peru. VI. Cowell, J.J. Gralan Alps and Mount Iseran. VII. Stephen, Leslie. The Alleleinborn. VIII. Hawkins, F.V. Partial ascent of Mont-Cervin (Matterhorn) IX. Tyndall, John. From Lauterbrunnen to the Æggisch-horn by the Lauwinenthor in one day. X. Clark, J.W. Journal of a yacht voyage to the Faroe Islands and Iceland. XI. Tozer, H.F. Norway. XII. [Galton, Francis] A visit to the north of Spain at the time of the eclipse. XIII. Noel, R.B.W. Syrian travel, and Syrian tribes

Author: Sir Francis Galton
Publisher: N.A
Category: Voyages and travels
Page: N.A
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Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine

Rival Images of a New World in 1930s Vancouver
Author: Todd McCallum
Publisher: Athabasca University Press
ISBN: 1926836286
Category: Political Science
Page: 332
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In the early years of the Great Depression, thousands of unemployed homeless transients settled into Vancouver’s “hobo jungle.” The jungle operated as a distinct community, in which goods were exchanged and shared directly, without benefit of currency. The organization of life was immediate and consensual, conducted in the absence of capital accumulation. But as the transients moved from the jungles to the city, they made innumerable demands on Vancouver’s Relief Department, consuming financial resources at a rate that threatened the city with bankruptcy. In response, the municipality instituted a card-control system—no longer offering relief recipients currency to do with as they chose. It also implemented new investigative and assessment procedures, including office spies, to weed out organizational inefficiencies. McCallum argues that, threatened by this “ungovernable society,” Vancouver’s Relief Department employed Fordist management methods that ultimately stripped the transients of their individuality. Vancouver’s municipal government entered into contractual relationships with dozens of private businesses, tendering bids for meals in much the same fashion as for printing jobs and construction projects. As a result, entrepreneurs clamoured to get their share of the state spending. With the emergence of work relief camps, the provincial government harnessed the only currency that homeless men possessed: their muscle. This new form of unfree labour aided the province in developing its tourist driven “image” economy, as well as facilitating the transportation of natural resources and manufactured goods. It also led eventually to the most significant protest movement of 1930s’ Canada, the On-to-Ottawa Trek. Hobohemia and the Crucifixion Machine explores the connections between the history of transiency and that of Fordism, offering a new interpretation of the economic and political crises that wracked Canada in the early years of the Great Depression.

The Science of the Tour de France

Training secrets of the world?s best cyclists
Author: James Witts
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472921720
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 240
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Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to create a world-class cyclist. James Witts invites you into the world of marginal gains to discover the innovative training techniques, nutrition strategies and cutting-edge gear that are giving today's elite cyclists the competitive advantage. Find out why Formula One telemetry is key to more bike speed; how power meters dictate training sessions and race strategy; how mannequins, computational fluid dynamics and wind-tunnels are elevating aerodynamics to the next level; why fats and training on water alone are popular in the peloton; and why the future of cycling will involve transcranial brain stimulation and wearable technology. With contributions from the world's greatest riders, including Marcel Kittel, Peter Sagan and Bauke Mollema, and the teams that work alongside them: Etixx-Quick Step, Team Sky, Tinkoff, Movistar, BMC Racing, Trek-Segafredo and many more. Also meet the teams' sports scientists, coaches, nutritionists and chefs, who reveal the pioneering science that separates Contador and Cancellara from the recreational rider. To win the Tour de France takes stamina, speed, strength? and science.

The End of the Road

The Festina Affair and the Tour that Almost Wrecked Cycling
Author: Alasdair Fotheringham
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472913051
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 352
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The Tour de France is always one of the sporting calendar's most spectacular and dramatic events. But the 1998 Tour provided drama like no other. As the opening stages in Ireland unfolded, the Festina team's soigneur Willy Voet was arrested on the French–Belgian border with a car-load of drugs. Raid after police raid followed, with arrest after arrest hammering the Tour. In protest, there were riders' strikes and go-slows, with several squads withdrawing en masse andone expelled. By the time the Tour reached Paris, just 96 of the 189 starters remained. And of those 189 starters, more than a quarter were later reported to have doped. The 1998 'Tour de Farce's' status as one of the most scandal-struck sporting events in history was confirmed. Voet's arrest was just the beginning of sport's biggest mass doping controversy – what became known as the Festina affair. It all but destroyed professional cycling as the credibility of the entire sport was called into question and the cycling family began to split apart. And yet, ironically, the 1998 Tour was also one of the best races in years. The End of the Road is the first English-language book to provide in-depth analysis and a colourful evocation of the tumultuous events during the 1998 Tour. Alasdair Fotheringham uncovers, step by step, how the world's biggest bike race sank into a nightmarish series of scandals that left the sport on its knees. He explores its long-term consequences – and what, if any, lessons were learned.

Soil survey

Author: United States. Bureau of Soils,United States. Bureau of Plant Industry,United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering,United States. Soil Conservation Service,United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service
Publisher: N.A
Category: Soil surveys
Page: N.A
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The Literary Gazette

A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and the Fine Arts
Author: William Jerdan,William Ring Workman,John Morley,Frederick Arnold,Charles Wycliffe Goodwin
Publisher: N.A
Page: N.A
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Machine Learning Algorithms

Popular algorithms for data science and machine learning, 2nd Edition
Author: Giuseppe Bonaccorso
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1789345480
Category: Computers
Page: 522
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An easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide for getting to grips with the real-world application of machine learning algorithms Key Features Explore statistics and complex mathematics for data-intensive applications Discover new developments in EM algorithm, PCA, and bayesian regression Study patterns and make predictions across various datasets Book Description Machine learning has gained tremendous popularity for its powerful and fast predictions with large datasets. However, the true forces behind its powerful output are the complex algorithms involving substantial statistical analysis that churn large datasets and generate substantial insight. This second edition of Machine Learning Algorithms walks you through prominent development outcomes that have taken place relating to machine learning algorithms, which constitute major contributions to the machine learning process and help you to strengthen and master statistical interpretation across the areas of supervised, semi-supervised, and reinforcement learning. Once the core concepts of an algorithm have been covered, you’ll explore real-world examples based on the most diffused libraries, such as scikit-learn, NLTK, TensorFlow, and Keras. You will discover new topics such as principal component analysis (PCA), independent component analysis (ICA), Bayesian regression, discriminant analysis, advanced clustering, and gaussian mixture. By the end of this book, you will have studied machine learning algorithms and be able to put them into production to make your machine learning applications more innovative. What you will learn Study feature selection and the feature engineering process Assess performance and error trade-offs for linear regression Build a data model and understand how it works by using different types of algorithm Learn to tune the parameters of Support Vector Machines (SVM) Explore the concept of natural language processing (NLP) and recommendation systems Create a machine learning architecture from scratch Who this book is for Machine Learning Algorithms is for you if you are a machine learning engineer, data engineer, or junior data scientist who wants to advance in the field of predictive analytics and machine learning. Familiarity with R and Python will be an added advantage for getting the best from this book.

Walks Through Britain's History

Author: Automobile Association (Great Britain)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393323504
Category: History
Page: 252
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Experience the abundant history of Britain firsthand with this scenic, thorough, and altogether superlative guide.

The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC Book

Plus an introduction to the new Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC across desktop, web, and mobile
Author: Martin Evening
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN: 0134508793
Category: Computers
Page: 752
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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC is one of the most powerful tools a digital photographer has in their toolset, offering powerful editing features in a streamlined interface that lets photographers import, sort, and organize images. In this completely updated bestseller, author Martin Evening describes Lightroom Classic CC features in detail, covering library organization, develop image processing, output modules, and the latest Lightroom CC/mobile features. As an established commercial and landscape photographer, Martin knows firsthand what photographers need for an efficient workflow. He has been working with Lightroom from the beginning, and as a result, knows the software inside and out. In this book, he’ll teach you how to: · Work efficiently with images shot in raw or JPEG formats · Import photographs with ease and sort them according to your workflow · Create and manage a personal image and video library · Integrate Lightroom with Adobe Photoshop · Prepare images for print, slideshows, or to create a book · Make the most of new features, such as the ability to migrate and sync photos via the cloud Photographers will find Lightroom Classic CC–and The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC Book–indispensable tools in their digital darkrooms. “With Martin’s expert guidance, you’ll soon find that you have precisely the tools you need to turn your concentration back where it belongs—on making better pictures!” —George Jardine, digital photography consultant “As a photographer himself, Martin Evening knows what tools photographers need to realize their creative vision. In this book, he shows not only how Adobe Photoshop Lightroom works but also why it will become an essential part of any photographer’s workflow.” —Greg Gorman, photographer

Explorer's Guide North Carolina's Outer Banks & Crystal Coast: A Great Destination (Second Edition)

Author: Renee Wright
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581577354
Category: Travel
Page: 304
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Let this guide show you why the Outer Banks is one of the most unique and interesting places in the U.S. to visit. The Outer Banks preserves history and traditions lost to more urban areas of the eastern U.S. Whether it’s wild Banker ponies, historic Kitty Hawk, or hidden beaches that visitors would otherwise never find, author Renee Wright leads you to her Wright Choices.”

A Tour Through Mathematical Logic

Author: Robert S. Wolf
Publisher: MAA
ISBN: 9780883850367
Category: Mathematics
Page: 397
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A guide that any interested reader with some post-calculus experience in mathematics can read, enjoy, and learn from.