Queenpins: Notorious Women Gangsters of The Modern Era
The cut throat world of organized crime has long been dominated by men, and such macho godfathers and kingpins as Al Capone, John Dillinger, Pablo Escobar and John Gotti have become legendary. Yet, dig deep into the annals of crime and one can find smart, ambitious and ruthless women who have cracked the glass ceiling of the underworld and...
GeoSpatial Semantics: 4th International Conference, GeoS 2011, Brest, France, May 12-13, 2011
The fourth edition of the International Conference on Geospatial Semantics
(GeoS 2011) was held in Brest, France, during May 12–13, 2011.
Geospatial semantics (GEOS) is an emerging research area in the domain of
geographic information science. It aims at exploring strategies, computational
methods, and tools to support...
Business Intelligence: Data Mining and Optimization for Decision Making
Business intelligence is a broad category of applications and technologies for gathering, providing access to, and analyzing data for the purpose of helping enterprise users make better business decisions. The term implies having a comprehensive knowledge of all factors that affect a business, such as customers, competitors, business partners,...
Medical Simulation: International Symposium, ISMS 2004, Cambridge, MA, USA, June 17-18, 2004, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) This book contains the written contributions to the International Symposium on Medical Simulation (ISMS 2004) held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA on June 17–18, 2004.
The manuscripts are organized around five thematic sections relating to the multidisciplinary field of medical simulation: soft tissue properties and modeling,...
Online Algorithms: The State of the Art (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) When Hannibal crossed the Alps into Italy, it was no longer as simple to respond to a Roman naval threat in Spain as it was before crossing the Alps. Had Hannibal known the entire future Roman strategy before crossing the Alps then (assuming appropriate computational ability) he could have computed an optimal strategy to deal with the Rome/Cartago... The Evolution of Global Paper Industry 1800¬-2050: A Comparative Analysis (World Forests)
This book presents an historical analysis of the global paper industry evolution from a comparative perspective. At the centre are 16 producing countries (Finland, Sweden, Norway, the USA, Germany, Canada, Japan, the UK, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay and Russia). A comparative study of the paper industry...
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