Download Natural Language Processing and Chinese Computing: Third CCF by Chengqing Zong, Jian-Yun Nie, Dongyan Zhao, Yansong Feng PDF

By Chengqing Zong, Jian-Yun Nie, Dongyan Zhao, Yansong Feng

This publication constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the 3rd CCF convention, NLPCC 2014, held in Shenzhen, China, in December 2014. The 35 revised complete papers awarded including eight brief papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from a hundred and ten English submissions. The papers are prepared in topical sections on basics on language computing; functions on language computing; desktop translation and multi-lingual info entry; computing device studying for NLP; NLP for social media; NLP for seek expertise and advertisements; query answering and consumer interplay; net mining and data extraction.

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Download Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick by Dick Winters, Cole C. Kingseed PDF

By Dick Winters, Cole C. Kingseed

In conflict, nice commanders lead squaddies into hell to do the impossible.

They have been referred to as effortless Company—but their venture was once by no means effortless. Immortalized because the Band of Brothers, they suffered a hundred and fifty percentage casualties whereas freeing Europe, an extraordinary list of bravery lower than hearth. Dick Winters used to be their commander, “the top strive against chief in international warfare II” to his males. this can be his tale, advised in his personal phrases for the 1st time.

On D-Day, Dick Winters parachuted into France and assumed management of the Band of Brothers whilst their commander was once killed. He led them during the conflict of the Bulge, the assault on Foy—where effortless corporation reached its breaking point—and into Germany, during which time each one member were wounded.

Neither a protest opposed to battle nor a glamorization of wrestle, it is a relocating tribute to the human spirit by means of a guy who earned the affection and admire of the lads of straightforward corporation and the adulation of recent generations around the globe.

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Download Eye Tracking Methodology: Theory and Practice by Andrew T. Duchowski PDF

By Andrew T. Duchowski

This publication specializes in video-based, corneal-reflection eye trackers – the main generally on hand and reasonable kind of procedure, and takes a glance at a couple of fascinating and hard purposes in human components, collaborative structures, digital fact, advertising and advertising.

The 3rd variation has been generally revised and prolonged, and comprises new chapters on calibration accuracy, precision and correction; complicated eye circulate research; binocular eye stream research; sensible gaze analytics; layout; GIS.

Opening with necessary historical past details, together with an creation to the human visible process and key matters in visible conception and eye stream, the writer then surveys eye-tracking units and offers a close creation to the technical necessities priceless for fitting a process and constructing an software program.

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Download Everyday Innovators: Researching the Role of Users in by Leslie Haddon, Enid Mante, Bartolomeo Sapio, Kari-Hans PDF

By Leslie Haddon, Enid Mante, Bartolomeo Sapio, Kari-Hans Kommonen, Leopoldina Fortunati, Annevi Kant

Daily Innovators explores the lively function of individuals, jointly and separately, in shaping using details and conversation applied sciences. It examines concerns round buying and utilizing that wisdom of clients, how we must always conceptualise the position of clients and comprehend the varieties and barriers in their participation. To what quantity should still we expect of clients as being leading edge and artistic? To what quantity is that this regimen or remarkable, restricted to specific workforce of clients or a part of many people’s event of applied sciences? the place does the character of the ICT or the particularities of its layout impose constraints at the lively function that clients can play of their interplay with units and prone? the place do the horizons and orientations of the clients impression or restrict what they need and count on in their ICTs and the way they use them? This booklet allows a cross-fertilisation of views from varied disciplines and goals to supply new insights into the function of clients, drawing out either utilized and theoretical implications

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Download It Never Snows in September: The German View of by Robert Kershaw PDF

By Robert Kershaw

Once again reprinted, this glorious paintings documents the German view of Operation 'Market Garden' and the conflict of Arnhem in September 1944. in response to wide study and containing new fabric it uniquely chronicles that plow through the eyes of the German soldier and analyses the explanations for the eventual end result.

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Download The Albanians: A Modern History by Miranda Vickers PDF

By Miranda Vickers

This is the 1st complete account of a rustic that, following many years of isolation, has gone through unheard of alterations to its political process: the cave in of communism, the development to multi-party elections and the upheaval that the March 1997 rebellion. Miranda Vickers strains the background of the Albanian humans from the Ottoman interval to the formation of the Albanian Communist celebration. Newly revised for this paperback variation, The Albanians has now been up to date to hide the problem in Kosovo that resulted in the 1st "Western" warfare in Europe given that 1945.

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Download Palm webOS: The Insider's Guide to Developing Applications by Mitch Allen PDF

By Mitch Allen

Preferably this ebook could were a whole reference of the recent platformbut that wasn't attainable because the content material was once written while asthe software program SDK used to be being constructed by way of the Palm engineering workforce. The bookdoes supply an entire evaluation of Palm webOS, a radical description ofthe software version and offers info on many key layout suggestions. Thereare descriptions and examples of UI widgets, providers, storage,notifications, dashboards and historical past purposes, serving as a greatintroduction yet no longer as a definitive resource.

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Download Branded by the Pink Triangle by Ken Setterington PDF

By Ken Setterington

Earlier than the increase of the Nazi get together, Germany, specially Berlin, was once the most tolerant locations for homosexuals on the earth. Activists comparable to Thomas Mann and Albert Einstein campaigned overtly for the rights of homosexual women and men and attempted to repeal the legislations opposed to homosexuality. yet that each one replaced whilst the Nazis got here to strength; life for homosexual humans turned fear-filled. Raids, arrests, criminal sentences and expulsions turned the day-by-day fact. while the focus camps have been equipped, homosexuals have been imprisoned in addition to Jews and the other teams the Nazis desired to suppress.

The red triangle sewn onto felony uniforms turned the logo of the persecution of homosexuals, a persecution that may proceed for a few years after the conflict. a mixture of historic learn, first-person bills and person tales brings this time to existence for younger readers. tales of bravery within the face of inhuman cruelty, friendship present in the depths of depression within the camps and the perseverance of the human spirit will teach and encourage.

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Download Allied Looting in World War II: Thefts of Art, Manuscripts, by Kenneth D. Alford PDF

By Kenneth D. Alford

Looting has lengthy been well-known as one of many crimes devoted through the 3rd Reich in the course of international battle II, a criminal offense which stripped monetary wealth and creative treasures from the populations the Nazis terrorized. This old textual content unearths the surprising quantity of looting via Allied forces, exploring their thievery opposed to the Germans and others. It follows the adventure of the Hungarian Crown Treasure from a muddy oil drum in Austria to fortress Knox and again to Hungary, and discusses a variety of misplaced treasures starting from necessary paintings works to infrequent manuscripts, together with the earliest recognized printing via the Gutenberg press.

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Download Model Nazi: Arthur Greiser and the Occupation of Western by Catherine Epstein PDF

By Catherine Epstein

Version Nazi tells the tale of Arthur Greiser, the guy who initiated the ultimate answer in Nazi-occupied Poland. among 1939 and 1945, Greiser was once the territorial chief of the Warthegau, a space of western Poland annexed to Nazi Germany. which will make the Warthegau 'German,' Greiser brought quite a few merciless guidelines. He spearheaded an inflow of millions of ethnic Germans. He segregated Germans from Poles, and brought wide-ranging discriminatory
measures opposed to the Polish inhabitants. He refashioned the city and traditional panorama to make it 'German.' or even extra chillingly, the 1st and longest status ghetto, the most important pressured labour software, and the 1st mass gassings of Jews in Nazi-occupied Europe have been all initiated lower than Greiser's
jurisdiction.

Who was once the guy at the back of those dreadful guidelines? Catherine Epstein supplies us a compelling biographical portrait of Greiser the guy: his start within the German-Polish borderlands, his upward push to Nazi prominence in Danzig, his activities as celebration chief within the Warthegau, and his trial and execution in postwar Poland. Drawing on a impressive array of German and varnish assets, she indicates how nationalist obsessions, political jealousies, and private insecurities formed the regulations of a guy who held
remarkable energy in his Nazi fiefdom. all through, Epstein confronts a burning query of our age: why do participants think genocide and ethnic detoxification to be options to political problems?

"Epstein's biography of Greiser is cautious and rigorous." --Holocaust and Genocide Studies

"This is the simplest paintings on Nazi Germany that I've learn in many years. faraway from being a pedantic but scholarly paintings, version Nazi is eminently readable for the preferred industry, and therefore tough to place down. I can't suggest it hugely enough!" --The army Advisor

"Drawing on German and varnish resources, Epstein is the 1st Western historian to have written a biography of this significant battle criminal...Our gratitude to [her] for bringing this sordid lifestyles to our attention." -- Jewish ebook World

"A necessary new biography." -- the recent York evaluate of Books

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