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Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Discovery

18th International Conference, DaWaK 2016, Porto, Portugal, September 6-8, 2016, Proceedings

by Sanjay Madria & Takahiro Hara

<p>This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery, DaWaK 2016, held in Porto, Portugal, September 2016.</p> <p>The 25 revised full papers presented were carefully ...

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Big Data Science and Analytics for Smart Sustainable Urbanism

Unprecedented Paradigmatic Shifts and Practical Advancements

by Simon Elias Bibri

<p>We are living at the dawn of what has been termed ‘the fourth paradigm of science,’ a scientific revolution that is marked by both the emergence of big data science and analytics, and by the increasing adoption of the underlying technologies ...

ISBN: 9783030173128

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Bike Boom

The Unexpected Resurgence of Cycling

by Carlton Reid

<p>Bicycling advocates envision a future in which bikes are a widespread daily form of transportation. While many global cities are seeing the number of bike commuters increase, this future is still far away; at times, urban cycling seems to ...

ISBN: 9781610918169

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Bike Nation

How Cycling Can Save the World

by Peter Walker

<p>A revolution on the roads is approaching. Is it time for drivers to Give Way? Guardian news correspondent, Peter Walker, takes us on a journey around the world, exploring the varying attitudes to cycling on our highways.</p> <p>Visit the ...

ISBN: 9781473548794

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Bioeconomies

Life, Technology, and Capital in the 21st Century

by Vincenzo Pavone & Joanna Goven

<p>This book explores the promissory discourses and practices associated with the bioeconomy, focusing especially on the transformation of institutions; the creation, appropriation, and distribution of value; the struggle over resources, power, ...

ISBN: 9783319556512

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Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture

Analytical Therapy for the Next Generation of Passive Sustainable Architecture

by Amjad Almusaed

<p><em>Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture</em> is a guide to innovative architectural design for architects, engineers and other specialists who are working with biophilic and bioclimatic architectural concepts.</p> <p><em>Biophilic and ...

ISBN: 9781849965347

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Biotechnology Regulation and Trade

by Stuart J. Smyth, William A. Kerr & Peter W. B Phillips

<p>This book discusses the regulatory and trade challenges facing the global adoption of biotechnological products and offers strategies for overcoming these obstacles and moving towards greater global food security. The first section of the ...

ISBN: 9783319532950

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Blinded by science

The social implications of epigenetics and neuroscience

by David Wastell

This timely book critically examines the capabilities and limitations of new areas of biology, especially epigenetics and neuroscience, that are used as powerful arguments for developing social policy in a particular direction, exploring their ...

ISBN: 9781447322337

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Bloody Nasty People

The Rise of Britain's Far Right

by Daniel Trilling

<p>How the far right entered Britain’s mainstream through the front door.</p> <p>The past decade in the UK saw the rise of the British National Party, the country’s most successful ever far-right political movement, and the emergence of the ...

ISBN: 9781781684467

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Blue Labour

Forging a New Politics

by Ian Geary & Adrian Pabst

<p>Following Labour's defeat at the polls in 2015, and at time when the Party is attempting to redefine its meaning, values and even identity, there is an urgent need for new thinking. Most people agree that a fresh start is required. But in ...

ISBN: 9780857737816

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Blue Urbanism

Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

by Timothy Beatley

What would it mean to live in cities designed to foster feelings of connectedness to the ocean? This book explores issues ranging from urban design and land use, to resource extraction and renewable energy, to educating urbanites about the ...

ISBN: 9781610914055

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Blueprint for Revolution

how to use rice pudding, Lego men, and other non-violent techniques to galvanise communities, overthrow dictators, or simply change the world

by Srdja Popovic & Matthew Miller

<p><strong>How do ordinary people become revolutionaries?</strong></p> <p>In 2000, too-cool-to-care Belgrade rock kid Srdja Popovic found himself at the centre of a movement which was about to change the world.</p> <p>Popovic was one of the ...

ISBN: 9781925113587

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Book of Paul: The Wit and Wisdom of Paul Keating, The

by Russell Marks

'I fancy Malcolm Turnbull is like the big red bunger. You?re lighting up, there?s a bit of a fizz, then nothing. Nothing.? An updated, gift edition of the bestselling The Book of Paul, presenting the one and only Mr Paul Keating - at his ...

ISBN: 9781863959483

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Boomtown 2050

Scenarios for a Rapidly Growing City

by Richard Weller

Perth, a city of 1.5 million relatively complacent people, is changing at a phenomenal rate. Latest predictions are that the city will grow from 1.5 million people to 4.2 million by 2056. To meet this increase the entire city and its ...

ISBN: 9781921401213

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Borders in Central Europe After the Schengen Agreement

by Tomáš Havlícek, Milan Jerábek & Jaroslav Dokoupil

<p>This book is the result of research into the considerable impacts the signing of the Schengen Agreement has had on the border regions of the signatory, in particular the Central European internal borders. The analysis provides an in-depth ...

ISBN: 9783319630168

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Born on Third Base

A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good

by Chuck Collins

<p>As inequality grabs headlines, steals the show in presidential debates, and drives deep divides between the haves and have nots in America, class war brews. On one side, the wealthy wield power and advantage, wittingly or not, to keep the ...

ISBN: 9781603586849

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Borrowed Spaces: Life Between the Cracks of Modern Hong Kong: Penguin Specials

Penguin Specials

by Christopher DeWolf

<p>Where have all the fishballs gone? From a journalist deeply attuned to the subtleties of Hong Kong life comes Borrowed Spaces, a chronicle of the ways in which the grassroots citizens of Hong Kong reshape their city to make up for the ...

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Boundary Spanners in Public Management and Governance

An Interdisciplinary Assessment

by Ingmar van Meerkerk & Jurian Edelenbos

<p>Boundary spanning behavior is important for both public, non-profit and private organizations to ‘survive’: to stay relevant in relation to the environment, to innovate, to improve performance and to collaborate in an effective manner, ...

ISBN: 9781786434173

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Breaking Point

The Future of Australian Cities

by Peter Seamer

<p>The way we plan and build cities in Australia needs to change.</p> <p>Australia’s population is growing: between 2017 and 2046 it is projected to increase by 11.8 million, the equivalent of adding a city the size of Canberra each year for ...

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Breaking Point: The Future of Australian Cities

by Peter Seamer

<b>The way we plan and build cities in Australia needs to change.</b><BR> <BR>Australia's population is growing- it is projected to increase by 11.8 million between 2017 and 2046 - the equivalent of adding a city the size of Canberra every year ...

ISBN: 9781760641290

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