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Breaking Point A Novel of the Battle of Britain

Breaking Point A Novel of the Battle of Britain

Author: John Rhodes Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/09/2019

Videoconferencing for the Real World Implementing Effective Visual Communications Systems

Videoconferencing for the Real World Implementing Effective Visual Communications Systems

Author: John Rhodes Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/07/2017

John Rhodes' Videoconferencing for the Real World, is a one of the world's most comprehensive blueprints on the awesome power of videoconferencing. From the Foreword by Brad CaldwellChairman ICIA and President ofIntegrated Media Services, Anaheim, CADesigned to be useful to both technical and non-technical managers, Video-Conferencing for the Real World demystifies the subject of video communications. It provides easy-to-follow guidelines for deploying a cost-effective video-conferencing solution tailored to an organization's specific needs.Developed to flexible to the readers need, Video Conferencing for the Real World offers dynamic problem-solving techniques for the communication challenges facing managers today. Examining the technical, economic, and organizational aspects of each requirement and solution, this book offers a sound base of technical information and provides practical solutions based on a wealth of professional experience. Combining his own ideas with the input of system managers and users, service providers, consultants, and manufacturers, the author has developed a guide that will help readers make more informed investments of their time and money. Special attention is paid to conducting an effective needs analysis, and the development of solutions that will adapt easily to future changes in organizational requirements.Covering a variety of solutions, this book explores the advantages and disadvantages of desktop systems, set-top systems, rollabout systems, and room systems. In addition to compression, multipoint conferencing and data conferencing, this book also addresses topics such as, pilot projects, the preparation of RFPs, service contracts, training, content creation, and convergence.

Boolean Representations of Simplicial Complexes and Matroids

Boolean Representations of Simplicial Complexes and Matroids

Author: John Rhodes, Pedro V. Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2016

This self-contained monograph explores a new theory centered around boolean representations of simplicial complexes leading to a new class of complexes featuring matroids as central to the theory. The book illustrates these new tools to study the classical theory of matroids as well as their important geometric connections. Moreover, many geometric and topological features of the theory of matroids find their counterparts in this extended context. Graduate students and researchers working in the areas of combinatorics, geometry, topology, algebra and lattice theory will find this monograph appealing due to the wide range of new problems raised by the theory. Combinatorialists will find this extension of the theory of matroids useful as it opens new lines of research within and beyond matroids. The geometric features and geometric/topological applications will appeal to geometers. Topologists who desire to perform algebraic topology computations will appreciate the algorithmic potential of boolean representable complexes.

Boolean Representations of Simplicial Complexes and Matroids

Boolean Representations of Simplicial Complexes and Matroids

Author: John Rhodes, Pedro V. Silva Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/02/2015

This self-contained monograph explores a new theory centered around boolean representations of simplicial complexes leading to a new class of complexes featuring matroids as central to the theory. The book illustrates these new tools to study the classical theory of matroids as well as their important geometric connections. Moreover, many geometric and topological features of the theory of matroids find their counterparts in this extended context. Graduate students and researchers working in the areas of combinatorics, geometry, topology, algebra and lattice theory will find this monograph appealing due to the wide range of new problems raised by the theory. Combinatorialists will find this extension of the theory of matroids useful as it opens new lines of research within and beyond matroids. The geometric features and geometric/topological applications will appeal to geometers. Topologists who desire to perform algebraic topology computations will appreciate the algorithmic potential of boolean representable complexes.

The End of Plagues The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease

The End of Plagues The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease

Author: John Rhodes Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/10/2013

At the turn of the twentieth century, smallpox claimed the lives of two million people per year. By 1979, the disease had been eradicated and victory was declared across the globe. Yet the story of smallpox remains the exception, as today a host of deadly contagions, from polio to AIDS, continue to threaten human health around the world. Spanning three centuries, The End of Plagues weaves together the discovery of vaccination, the birth and growth of immunology, and the fight to eradicate the world's most feared diseases. From Edward Jenner's discovery of vaccination in 1796, to the early nineteenth-century foundling voyages in which chains of orphans, vaccinated one by one, were sent to colonies around the globe, to the development of polio vaccines and the stockpiling of smallpox as a biological weapon in the Cold War, world-renown immunologist John Rhodes charts our fight against these plagues, and shows how vaccinations gave humanity the upper hand. Today, aid groups including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Health Organization have made the eradication of polio a priority, and Rhodes takes us behind the scenes to witness how soon we may be celebrating the eradication of polio.

The q-theory of Finite Semigroups

The q-theory of Finite Semigroups

Author: John Rhodes, Benjamin Steinberg Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/10/2010

This comprehensive, encyclopedic text in four parts aims to give the reader - from the graduate student to the researcher/practitioner - a detailed understanding of modern finite semigroup theory, focusing in particular on advanced topics on the cutting edge of research. The q-theory of Finite Semigroups presents important techniques and results, many for the first time in book form, thereby updating and modernizing the semigroup theory literature.

Mystic Babylon Revisited

Mystic Babylon Revisited

Author: John Rhodes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/02/2009

Narrative CBT for Psychosis

Narrative CBT for Psychosis

Author: John Rhodes, Simon Jakes Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/01/2009

Designed to meet the complex needs of patients with psychosis, Narrative CBT for Psychosis combines narrative and solution-focused therapy with established techniques from CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) into one integrated flexible approach. In this book John Rhodes and Simon Jakes bring the practitioner up-to-date, as treatment and practice evolve to draw on other therapeutic approaches, creating an approach which is client centred and non-confrontational. The book contains many tried and tested practical ideas for helping clients, with several chapters including detailed and illuminating case studies. Areas of discussion include: how to work with delusions, voices and visions working with core beliefs an exploration of narratives of past difficulties and traumas recovery and ending therapy Narrative CBT for Psychosis will be essential reading for all mental health professionals who deal with psychosis who wish to learn a new approach.

Narrative CBT for Psychosis

Narrative CBT for Psychosis

Author: John Rhodes, Simon Jakes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2009

Designed to meet the complex needs of patients with psychosis, Narrative CBT for Psychosis combines narrative and solution-focused therapy with established techniques from CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) into one integrated flexible approach. In this book John Rhodes and Simon Jakes bring the practitioner up-to-date, as treatment and practice evolve to draw on other therapeutic approaches, creating an approach which is client centred and non-confrontational. The book contains many tried and tested practical ideas for helping clients, with several chapters including detailed and illuminating case studies. Areas of discussion include: how to work with delusions, voices and visions working with core beliefs an exploration of narratives of past difficulties and traumas recovery and ending therapy Narrative CBT for Psychosis will be essential reading for all mental health professionals who deal with psychosis who wish to learn a new approach.

Narrative CBT for Psychosis

Narrative CBT for Psychosis

Author: John Rhodes, Simon Jakes Format: eBook Release Date: 05/01/2009

Designed to meet the complex needs of patients with psychosis, Narrative CBT for Psychosis combines narrative and solution-focused therapy with established techniques from CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) into one integrated flexible approach. In this book John Rhodes and Simon Jakes bring the practitioner up-to-date, as treatment and practice evolve to draw on other therapeutic approaches, creating an approach which is client centred and non-confrontational. The book contains many tried and tested practical ideas for helping clients, with several chapters including detailed and illuminating case studies. Areas of discussion include: how to work with delusions, voices and visions working with core beliefs an exploration of narratives of past difficulties and traumas recovery and ending therapy Narrative CBT for Psychosis will be essential reading for all mental health professionals who deal with psychosis who wish to learn a new approach.

The q-theory of Finite Semigroups

The q-theory of Finite Semigroups

Author: John Rhodes, Benjamin Steinberg Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/12/2008

This comprehensive, encyclopedic text in four parts aims to give the reader - from the graduate student to the researcher/practitioner - a detailed understanding of modern finite semigroup theory, focusing in particular on advanced topics on the cutting edge of research. The q-theory of Finite Semigroups presents important techniques and results, many for the first time in book form, thereby updating and modernizing the semigroup theory literature.

Who Killed Callaway? A Murder Mystery

Who Killed Callaway? A Murder Mystery

Author: John Rhodes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2007

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