Book 1

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Springer Science & Business Media. 2009

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine in Europe, AIME 2009, held in Verona, Italy in July 2009. The 24 revised long papers and 36 revised short papers presented together with 2 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 140 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on agent-based systems, temporal data mining, machine learning and knowledge discovery, text mining, natural language processing...

Poplars and Willows

Poplars and Willows

CABI. 2014

Poplars and willows form an important component of forestry and agricultural systems, providing a wide range of wood and non-wood products. This book synthesizes research on poplars and willows, providing a practical worldwide overview and guide to their basic characteristics, cultivation and use, issues, problems and trends. Prominence is given to environmental benefits and the importance of poplar and willow cultivation in meeting the needs of people and communities, sustainable...

Fundamentals of Global Strategy

Fundamentals of Global Strategy

Business Expert Press. 2010

The globalization of the competitive landscape has forced companies to fundamentally rethink their strategies. Whereas once only a few industries such as oil could be labeled truly global, today many-from pharmaceuticals to aircraft to computers-have become global in scale and scope. As a consequence, creating a global competitive advantage has become a key strategic issue for many companies. Crafting a global strategy requires making decisions about which strategy elements can and should be...

Manhunters

Manhunters

Hachette UK. 2019

The explosive memoir of legendary DEA agents and the subject of the hit Netflix series Narcos, Steve Murphy and Javier F. Peña In the decades they spent at the DEA, Javier Peña and Steve Murphy risked their lives hunting large and small drug traffickers. But their biggest challenge was the hunt for Pablo Escobar in Colombia. The partners, who began their careers as small-town cops, have been immortalised in Netflix's Narcos, a fictional account of their hunt for Escobar. Now, for the first...

Ecophysiology of High Salinity Tolerant Plants

Ecophysiology of High Salinity Tolerant Plants

Springer Science & Business Media. 2006

The halophytes are highly specialized plants, which have greater tolerance to salt. They can germinate, grow and reproduce successfully in saline areas which would cause the death of regular plants. Most halophytic species are found in salt marsh systems along seashores or around landlocked inland lakes and flat plains with high evaporation. The halophytes play very significant role in the saline areas specially in the coast by overcoming the salinity in different ways, viz. with regulating...