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An Illustrated Handbook of Flap-Raising Techniques

This handbook is an introductory guide to harvesting essential workhorse flaps of the torso and upper and lower extremities. Chapters are grouped into separate sections based on the anatomic region of the flaps. Each chapter details the critical clinical information the surgeon needs to know to effectively harvest flaps, providing concise descriptions of the preparation, incision, and dissection techniques. Precise illustrations supp...

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Let $\bf\Gamma$ be a Borel class, or a Wadge class of Borel sets, and $2\!\leq\! d\!\leq\!\omega$ be a cardinal. A Borel subset $B$ of ${\mathbb R}^d$ is potentially in $\bf\Gamma$ if there is a finer Polish topology on $\mathbb R$ such that $B$ is in $\bf\Gamma$ when ${\mathbb R}^d$ is equipped with the new product topology. The author provides a way to recognize the sets potentially in $\bf\Gamma$ and applies this to the classes of...

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A Study of Singularities on Rational Curves Via Syzygies

Consider a rational projective curve C of degree d over an algebraically closed field kk. There are n homogeneous forms g1,...,gn of degree d in B=kk[x,y] which parameterise C in a birational, base point free, manner. The authors study the singularities of C by studying a Hilbert-Burch matrix f for the row vector [g1,...,gn]. In the ""General Lemma"" the authors use the generalised row ideals of f to identify the singular points on C...

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Visual Design for the Modern Web

Just as great artists must understand their tools, great Web designers must understand the technology behind their art. In Visual Design for the Web, author Penny McIntire shows novice Web designers how to use their tools--including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript--in conjunction with the principles of aesthetics and usability to become masters of their craft. Chapters begin with explanations of the terminology and techniques of web struct...

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IT-Sicherheit: Konzepte - Verfahren - Protokolle

Ergebnisse von Sicherheitsanalysen und die wachsende Zahl an Angriffen auf vernetzte IT-Systeme verdeutlichen die großen Sicherheitsprobleme, denen heutige und zukünftige IT-Systeme ausgesetzt sind. In diesem Buch stellt Claudia Eckert die zur Umsetzung der Sicherheitsanforderungen benötigten Verfahren und Protokolle detailliert vor und erläutert sie anschaulich anhand von Fallbeispielen. Im Vordergrund steht dabei, die Ursachen für ...

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Dive Palau: The Shipwrecks

Recounted with his usual level of meticulous historical research, Rod weaves an easily readable account of the build-up to and implementation of Operation Desecrate 1 – the raid undertaken to destroy Japanese ships and aircraft in the lagoons of Palau. He uses his intimate knowledge of shipwrecks to reveal in glorious detail each of the 20 major Japanese WWII shipwrecks lying at the bottom of the Palauan lagoons today. On 30th March,...

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Roads Were Not Built for Cars

In Roads Were Not Built for Cars, Carlton Reid reveals the pivotal—and largely unrecognized—role that bicyclists played in the development of modern roadways. Reid introduces readers to cycling personalities, such as Henry Ford, and the cycling advocacy groups that influenced early road improvements, literally paving the way for the motor car. When the bicycle morphed from the vehicle of rich transport progressives in the 1890s to th...

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A History of Western Music (9th edition)

The definitive history of Western music, now with Total Access. Combining current scholarship with cutting-edge pedagogy, the Ninth Edition of A History of Western Music is the text that students and professors have trusted for generations. Because listening is central to music history, the new Total Access program provides a full suite of media resources―including an ebook and premium streaming recordings of the entire Norton Anthol...

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Investment Banking For Dummies

Enrich your career with a review of investment banking basics One of the most lucrative fields in business, investment banking frequently perplexes even banking professionals working within its complex laws. Investment Banking For Dummies remedies common misconceptions with a straightforward assessment of banking fundamentals. Written by experts in stock market proceedings, this book runs parallel to an introductory course in investm...

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Roman Readings: Roman response to Greek literature from Plautus to Statius and Quintilian

This volume presents closely connected articles by Elaine Fantham which deal with Roman responses to Greek literature on three major subjects: the history and criticism of Latin poetry and rhetoric, women in Roman life and dramatic poetry and the poetic representation of children in relation to their mothers and teachers. The volume discusses among others texts by Plautus, Terence, Cicero, Quintilian, Gellius and Ovid.