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Color Atlas of Microsurgery of Acoustic Neurinomas

In Wolfgang Koos' final work, a lifetime of experience in the surgical treatment of the acoustic neurinoma is presented in the style of the brilliantly successful Koos-Spetzler microneurosurgery series. Diagnosis is a strong point of this atlas, as surgical strategies are planned according to the anatomic location and growth pattern of these tumors. The preoperative considerations, operating room set-up, patient positioning, and neur...

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Ear and Temporal Bone Surgery

In light of much public scrutiny concerning the possible risks and unfavorable outcomes of surgical procedures, this timely book addresses important issues in error prevention and safety for otologic and skull base surgery. Written by internationally recognized experts in the field, this text presents standards of care as well as in-depth review of critical preoperative considerations to develop a safe and effective procedure.

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The Reflective Lorentzian Lattices of Rank 3

The author classifies all the symmetric integer bilinear forms of signature $(2,1)$ whose isometry groups are generated up to finite index by reflections. There are 8,595 of them up to scale, whose 374 distinct Weyl groups fall into 39 commensurability classes. This extends Nikulin's enumeration of the strongly square-free cases. The author's technique is an analysis of the shape of the Weyl chamber, followed by computer work using V...

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Cisco ACI Cookbook

Key Features Confidently provision your virtual and physical infrastructure for application deployment Integrate Cisco ACI with hypervisors and other third party devices Packed with powerful recipes to automate your IT operations Book Description Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is a tough architecture that automates IT tasks and accelerates datacenter application deployments. This book focuses on practical recipes to h...

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Practical Guide to Cluster Analysis in R

Although there are several good books on unsupervised machine learning, we felt that many of them are too theoretical. This book provides practical guide to cluster analysis, elegant visualization and interpretation. It contains 5 parts. Part I provides a quick introduction to R and presents required R packages, as well as, data formats and dissimilarity measures for cluster analysis and visualization. Part II covers partitioning clu...

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Historisierung: Begriff - Geschichte - Praxisfelder

Der systematisch und historisch angelegte Band stellt zunächst das Spektrum des aktuell debattierten, vielschichtigen Historisierungsbegriffs vor und untersucht dann die Genese und Gegenwart historisierenden Denkens vom 18. bis zum 21. Jahrhundert vermittels einer Reihe von Fallstudien. 17 Beiträge führender Experten aus dem In- und Ausland präsentieren Forschungsergebnisse aus den Bereichen Geschichtswissenschaft, Philosophie, Theol...

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The New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning

Featuring chapters by the world's foremost scholars in music education and cognition, this handbook is a convenient collection of current research on music teaching and learning. This comprehensive work includes sections on arts advocacy, music and medicine, teacher education, and studio instruction, among other subjects, making it an essential reference for music education programs. The original Handbook of Research on Music Teachin...

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Understanding Digital Black and White Photography

Black and white photography can deliver images with levels of beauty and impact that are sometimes lost or diluted by the presence of color. This practical book is written for readers with a passion for monochrome photography, who wish to use digital photography to match and exceed the level of control and finish that was possible with film. With visual examples throughout, it systematically teaches skills that underpin photographic ...

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Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma

Forward-thinking investors are constantly looking for the next BRIC-what foreign market is on the brink of expansive growth? Will these investments payoff, or are the potential risks too great? Investing in these emerging markets requires a careful analysis of potential risks and benefits which vary greatly from country to country and even from day to day. In Cracking the Emerging Markets Enigma, emerging markets expert Andrew Karoly...

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Venezuela Before Chávez

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Venezuela had one of the poorest economies in Latin America, but by 1970 it had become the richest country in the region and one of the twenty richest countries in the world, ahead of countries such as Greece, Israel, and Spain. Between 1978 and 2001, however, Venezuela’s economy went sharply in reverse, with non-oil GDP declining by almost 19 percent and oil GDP by an astonishing 65 percent...