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By Russell G. Hamilton

Voices From an Empire used to be first released in 1975. Minnesota Archive versions makes use of electronic know-how to make long-unavailable books once more available, and are released unaltered from the unique collage of Minnesota Press editions.

The literature of some of the areas of Lusophone Africa has obtained fairly little serious cognizance in comparison with that which has been thinking about the paintings of writers within the English- and French- talking international locations of Africa. With the profound adjustments that are happening within the social and political constructions of Lusophone Africa, there's specific want for the excellent examine Afro-Protuguese literature which this account provides.

Professor Hamilton lines the improvement of this literature within the extensive viewpoint of it social, cultural, and aesthetic context. He discusses the full of the Afro-Portuguese literary phenomenon, because it happens at the Cape Verde archipelago, in Guinea-Bissau, at the Guinea Gulf islands of Sao Tome and Principe, in Angola, and in Mozambique.

In an creation he discusses a few easy questions about Afro-Protuguese literature, between them, the problem of a definition of this physique of writing, the results of the idea that of negritude, the position of Portugal and Brazil in Afro-Portuguese literature, and the social and cultural value of the dominant literary topics present in a number of the areas of Lusophone Africa. simply because he sees the regionalist circulate in Angola because the most vital when it comes to a neo-African orientation, he starts the e-book with an in depth examine of the literature of that kingdom. Many examples of afro-Portuguese poetry are given, either within the unique language and within the English translation. there's a bibliography, and a map exhibits the African areas of study.

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By Rashid Ahmad (auth.), J. Kožešnik (eds.)

The Prague meetings on details thought, Statistical determination capabilities, and Random techniques were prepared each 3 years considering the fact that 1956. in the course of the eighteen years in their life the Prague meetings built from a platform for proposing effects bought via a small team of researchers right into a probabilistic congress, this being documented by way of the expanding variety of contributors in addition to of awarded papers. the significance of the 7th Prague convention has been emphasised by means of the truth that this convention was once held together with the 8th eu assembly of Statisticians. This joint assembly was once held from August 18 to 23, 1974 on the Technical college of Prague. The convention used to be geared up through the Institute of data concept and Automation of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and was once subsidized through the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, via the Committee for the ecu area of the Institute of Mathematical information, and through the foreign As­ sociation for information in actual Sciences. greater than three hundred experts from 25 nations participated within the convention. In fifty seven classes 164 papers (including 17 invited papers) have been learn, 128 of that are released within the current volumes of the Transactions of the convention. quantity A comprises papers comparable regularly to chance idea and stochastic techniques, while the papers of quantity B challenge typically facts and knowledge theory.

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Download Recent Advances in Parallel Virtual Machine and Message by Frederica Darema (auth.), Yiannis Cotronis, Jack Dongarra PDF

By Frederica Darema (auth.), Yiannis Cotronis, Jack Dongarra (eds.)

Parallel digital desktop (PVM) and Message Passing Interface (MPI) are the main often used instruments for programming in line with the message passing paradigm, that is certainly one of the simplest how you can enhance parallel appli- tions. This quantity includes 50 revised contributions awarded on the 8th - ropean PVM/MPI clients’ workforce assembly, which was once hung on Santorini (Thera), Greece,23–26September2001.TheconferencewasorganizedbytheDepartment of Informatics and Telecommunications, college of Athens, Greece. This convention has been formerly held in Balatofured, ¨ Hungary (2000), Barcelona, Spain (1999), Liverpool, united kingdom (1998), and Krakow, Poland (1997). The ?rst 3 meetings have been dedicated to PVM and have been held on the TU Munich, Germany (1996), the ENS Lyon, France (1995), and the college of Rome (1994). This convention has turn into a discussion board for clients and builders of PVM, MPI, and different message passing environments. interplay among those teams has proved to be very necessary for constructing new principles in parallel computing and for using a few of these already existent to new functional ?elds. the most subject matters of the assembly have been review and function of PVM and MPI, extensions and enhancements to PVM and MPI, algorithms utilizing the message passing paradigm,andapplicationsinscienceandengineeringbasedonmessagepassing. The convention integrated one instructional on MPI and nine invited talks on advances in MPI, cluster computing, community computing, Grid computing, and parallel programming and programming structures. those lawsuits comprise papers at the forty six oral displays including four poster presentations.

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By Massimo Villari, Wolf Zimmermann, Kung-Kiu Lau

This publication constitutes the refereed court cases of the 3rd ecu convention on Service-Oriented and Cloud computing, ESOCC 2014, held in Manchester, united kingdom, in September 2014. The thirteen papers awarded have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from 38 submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections on cloud expertise, provider composition, software program improvement and cloud know-how, cloud computing, track.

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Download Testis, Epididymis and Technologies in the Year 2000: 11th by M. Primig, R. M. Williams, E. A. Winzeler (auth.), B. Jégou, PDF

By M. Primig, R. M. Williams, E. A. Winzeler (auth.), B. Jégou, C. Pineau, J. Saez (eds.)

A variety of chapters current the main novel learn on testicular and epididymal capabilities or on extra normal fields of hormone motion and molecular cellphone biology because it is now a convention. in spite of the fact that, really, the publication additionally comprises a number of chapters facing the "Approaches and instruments within the 3rd Millenium". the bizarre inclusion of applied sciences as such within the 2000 version of the workshop used to be an absolute necessity, as those applied sciences are revolutionizing the fields of biology and medication and, generally, the way to do study. This quantity provides the medical group crucial information regarding the very most modern technical advancements and their strength for destiny progress.

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Download Symbolic and Quantitative Approaches to Reasoning with by Didier Dubois, Hélène Fargier, Régis Sabbadin (auth.), PDF

By Didier Dubois, Hélène Fargier, Régis Sabbadin (auth.), Thomas Dyhre Nielsen, Nevin Lianwen Zhang (eds.)

This booklet constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the seventh ecu convention on Symbolic and Quantitative ways to Reasoning with Uncertainty, ECSQARU 2003, held in Aalborg, Denmark in July 2003.

The forty seven revised complete papers awarded including 2 invited survey articles have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen for inclusion within the ebook. The papers are prepared in topical sections on foundations of uncertainty suggestions, Bayesian networks, algorithms for uncertainty inference, studying, choice graphs, trust capabilities, fuzzy units, chance concept, default reasoning, trust revision and inconsistency dealing with, logics, and tools.

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By E. Millich

The fee of the eu group has, via the Directorate common for power, been concerned with power study geared toward enhancing the strength offer scenario of the group. This involvement is on degrees, to start with, the neighborhood helps examine and improvement aimed toward enhancing the applied sciences linked to the site and construction of tradi tional fuels and, secondly, the group is actively all in favour of examine to interchange conventional strength resources with appropriate choices. Given the parlous nation of the strength offer scenario locally, it used to be felt distinct attempt used to be required to increase new applied sciences linked to enhancing the provision of conventional fuels and in increase­ ing and constructing replacement assets of power. The ini tiati ve of the neighborhood was once all started in 1973 whilst the Council ap­ proved law (EEC) 3056/73 establishing a sequence of three-year examine and improvement programmes within the oil and fuel region. This programme used to be one consider the Community's reaction to the availability drawback of 1973.

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Download Tragfähigkeit von Geschäftsmodellen der New Economy: Das by Joachim Deinlein PDF

By Joachim Deinlein

Neue Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien führen zu einer zunehmenden Elektronisierung von Geschäftsbeziehungen. Im Rahmen des Gründerbooms der Internet-Ökonomie etablierten sich zahlreiche elektronische Märkte, auf denen einzelne oder alle Phasen marktlicher Leistungskoordination zwischen Wirtschaftssubjekten abgewickelt werden.

Joachim Deinlein untersucht, inwieweit die elektronische Abwicklung für Anbieter und Nachfrager tatsächlich Nutzen stiftet. Er erarbeitet schrittweise und auf der foundation vorwiegend institutionenökonomischer Ansätze einen umfassenden Katalog von Kriterien, die die Tragfähigkeit elektronischer Märkte maßgeblich beeinflussen, und entwickelt einen Ansatz zur internetmäßigen Vermarktungsfähigkeit von Gütern und Dienstleistungen.

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By Armin Hartmuth

In jüngster Zeit setzte ein fundamentaler technologischer sowie institutioneller Wandel der Kassa- und Terminbörsen im Finanzsystem ein, der dazu führte, dass aus vormals behördenähnlich aufgestellten Börsen foreign tätige Technologiedienstleister wurden. Finanzinnovationen und Neuerungen der Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologie forcierten diesen Umbau, der zudem durch eine erhebliche Intensivierung des Wettbewerbs im Börsensegment gekennzeichnet ist.

Armin J. Hartmuth entwickelt ein Analyseinstrumentarium, mit dem sich der Wandel der establishment Börse aus der Perspektive der evolutorischen Ökonomik beschreiben und erklären lässt. Seine Argumentation basiert dabei auf dem sozioökonomischen Evolutionsmodell von Nelson/Winter (1982), das er durch ein kreativ kognitives Modell von Friedrich A. von Hayek erweitert, um dem Erkenntnisanspruch der evolutorischen Ökonomik gerecht zu werden. Durch die Ergänzung des evolutionstheoretischen Gedankenguts um thoughts- und wettbewerbstheoretische Überlegungen wird deutlich, dass sich der am Markt beobachtbare Wandel von Börsen im Zuge einer "Koevolution der Technologie und der establishment Börse" vollzieht, die durch den Wettbewerb im Börsensegment bedingt ist.

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