Principles and Practice of CRIMINALISTICS: The Profession of Forensic Science (Protocols in Forensic Science)
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Principles and Practice of CRIMINALISTICS: (Protocols in Forensic Science)

"Any forensic laboratory undergoing accreditation would benefit from reading the book. quite readable because it is interspersed with interesting examples of actual cases. Its use of a vast array of references and historical quotes, throughout the book, speaks admirably of the depth and breadth of knowledge of the authors." - William Westenbrink, M.Sc., RCMP Forensic Laboratory, Halifax, in Canadian Society of Forensic Science Journal

Laser Beam Quality Metrics
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Laser Beam Quality Metrics

When I started my first job, fresh out of graduate school, I was asked to get a parametric oscillator working. As part of the work, I wanted to measure the beam quality. I used a commercial device which returned a number of either 1.3 or 7, sometimes oscillating back and forth between those two values. I read through the manual to see how the device worked and found that every important question was hidden behind the word "proprietar...

The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology (Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy)
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The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology

Edited by an international team of leading scholars, The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology is the first major reference work devoted to this growing field. The Handbook’s 46 chapters, all appearing in print here for the first time, and written by philosophers and social theorists from around the world, are organized into eight main parts: -Historical Backgrounds -The Epistemology of Testimony -Disagreement, Diversity, and Rel...

Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments
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Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments

The 14 chapters in Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments, all published here for the first time, focus on recent thinking in this important area, helping initiate issues and lines of argument that have not been explored previously.  At the same time, a reader can use this volume to become oriented to the established questions and positions in end of life ethics, both because new questions are set in their context, and ...

Giving Voice to Values as a Professional Physician: An Introduction to Medical Ethics
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Giving Voice to Values as a Professional Physician: An Introduction to Medical Ethics

"I highly recommend this book as a guide for all physicians as they seek to remain true to the Hippocratic Oath throughout their professional lives. Dr Bedzow is a highly skilled and professional guide through the maze of ethical challenges we encounter." "Bedzow provides a compelling and practical framework for health care providers to act on their professional values. He goes beyond an analysis of actual cases to giving us the skil...

Chronic Lymphoid Leukemias, Second Edition, (Basic and Clinical Oncology)
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Chronic Lymphoid Leukemias, Second Edition

"Praise for the first edition An informative, up-to-date, well-referenced, and user-friendly text. With an illustrious cadre of authors, Cheson has crafted together state-of-the-art reviews... a valuable addition to reference librariesthis compendium meets the need for an excellent reference text on CLL."-Hematologic Pathology "[an] important book. well written and edited.the editor deserves praise forfostering a general sense of con...

Handbook of Applied Mathematics: Selected Results and Methods
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Handbook of Applied Mathematics: Selected Results and Methods

Most of the topics in applied mathematics dealt with in this handbook can be grouped rather loosely under the term analysis. They involve results and techniques which experience has shown to be of utility in a very broad variety of applications. Although care has been taken to collect certain basic results in convenient form, it is not the purpose of this handbook to duplicate the excellent collections of tables and formulas availabl...

Mathematical Relationships in Education: Identities and Participation (Routledge Research in Education)
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Mathematical Relationships in Education: Identities and Participation

"This book is the result of a seminar series entitled "Mathematical relationships: identities and participation" held in the UK some years ago. The six seminars brought together a number of researchers and practitioners working in the areas of mathematics education. A wide body of research indicates that mathematics can be made more accessible in classrooms which encourage exploration, negotiation, and ownership of knowledge and thei...

Microsoft Excel 2019 Programming by Example with VBA, XML, and ASP
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Microsoft Excel 2019 Programming by Example with VBA, XML, and ASP

Until businesses (and perhaps homes) develop RAP (Robotic Analytical Processes) that can pull and sync data from disparate systems, the need for VBA will continue to be a workhorse for many trying to piece this together manually. VBA programming makes this possible and can reach across other applications in the Microsoft Office suite of offerings.

Principles of Quantum Computation and Information Vol. 1: Basic Concepts
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Principles of Quantum Computation and Information Vol. 1: Basic Concepts

Quantum computation and information is a new, rapidly developing interdisciplinary field. Therefore, it is not easy to understand its fundamental concepts and central results without facing numerous technical details. This book provides the reader a useful and not-too-heavy guide. It offers a simple and self-contained introduction; no previous knowledge of quantum mechanics or classical computation is required.Volume I may be used as...