Mac OS X and iOS Internals: To the Apple's Core

By Jonathan Levin

An in-depth look at Mac OS X and iOS kernels

Powering Macs, iPhones, iPads and extra, OS X and iOS have gotten ubiquitous. in terms of documentation, even if, a lot of them are shrouded in secret. Cocoa and Carbon, the appliance frameworks, are smartly defined, yet process programmers locate the remaining missing. This imperative consultant illuminates the darkest corners of these structures, beginning with an architectural review, then drilling the entire approach to the core.

  • Provides you with a most sensible down view of OS X and iOS
  • Walks you thru the levels of process startup—both Mac (EFi) and cellular (iBoot)
  • Explains how tactics, threads, digital reminiscence, and filesystems are maintained
  • Covers the protection architecture
  • Reviews the interior Apis utilized by the system—BSD and Mach
  • Dissects the kernel, XNU, into its sub parts: Mach, the BSD Layer, and I/o equipment, and explains every one in detail
  • Explains the interior workings of machine drivers

From structure to implementation, this e-book is key interpreting to be able to get fascinated by the interior workings of Mac OS X and iOS.

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Performing Data Analysis Using IBM SPSS

By Lawrence S. Meyers, A. J. Guarino

Features easy-to-follow perception and transparent instructions to accomplish facts research utilizing IBM SPSS®

Performing facts research utilizing IBM SPSS® uniquely addresses the offered statistical systems with an instance challenge, unique research, and the comparable information units. information access approaches, variable naming, and step by step directions for all analyses are supplied as well as IBM SPSS point-and-click equipment, together with info on tips to view and manage output.

Designed as a user’s consultant for college kids and different readers to accomplish statistical facts research with IBM SPSS, this ebook addresses the desires, point of class, and curiosity in introductory statistical method at the a part of readers in social and behavioral technological know-how, company, health-related, and teaching programs. every one bankruptcy of Performing facts research utilizing IBM SPSS covers a specific statistical strategy and gives the subsequent: an instance challenge or research objective, including an information set; IBM SPSS research with step by step research setup and accompanying reveal photographs; and IBM SPSS output with monitor photographs and narrative on the way to learn or interpret the result of the analysis.

The e-book offers in-depth bankruptcy assurance of:

  • IBM SPSS statistical output
  • Descriptive records procedures
  • Score distribution assumption evaluations
  • Bivariate correlation
  • Regressing (predicting) quantitative and express variables
  • Survival analysis
  • t Test
  • Multivariate staff differences
  • Multidimensional scaling
  • Cluster analysis
  • Nonparametric methods for frequency data

Performing information research utilizing IBM SPSS is a superb textual content for upper-undergraduate and graduate-level scholars in classes on social, behavioral, and healthiness sciences in addition to secondary schooling, study layout, and facts. additionally a good reference, the ebook is perfect for execs and researchers within the social, behavioral, and overall healthiness sciences; utilized statisticians; and practitioners operating in industry.

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You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

By Jaron Lanier

A nationwide BESTSELLER

A programmer, musician, and father of digital truth expertise, Jaron Lanier used to be a pioneer in electronic media, and one of the first to foretell the progressive adjustments it'll carry to our trade and tradition. Now, with the internet influencing almost each element of our lives, he bargains this provocative critique of the way electronic layout is shaping society, for larger and for worse.
Informed through Lanier’s event and services as a working laptop or computer scientist, You aren't a Gadget discusses the technical and cultural difficulties that experience unwittingly risen from programming choices—such because the nature of consumer identity—that have been “locked-in” on the beginning of electronic media and considers what a destiny in accordance with present layout philosophies will carry. With the proliferation of social networks, cloud-based info garage structures, and internet 2.0 designs that raise the “wisdom” of mobs and laptop algorithms over the intelligence and knowledge of people, his message hasn't ever been extra urgent.

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Materials for Low-Temperature Fuel Cells (New Materials for Sustainable Energy and Development)

By Bradley Ladewig

There are various books to be had on gasoline cells; even though, the bulk are on particular different types of gas cells corresponding to strong oxide gasoline cells, proton alternate membrane gasoline cells, or on particular technical points of gas cells, e.g., the process or stack engineering. hence, there's a want for a e-book desirous about fabrics specifications in gasoline cells. Key fabrics in Low-Temperature gasoline Cells is a concise resource of an important and key fabrics and catalysts in low-temperature gasoline cells. A similar booklet will disguise key fabrics in high-temperature gas cells. the 2 books shape a part of the "Materials for Sustainable power & improvement" series.
Key fabrics in Low-Temperature gasoline Cells brings jointly global leaders and specialists during this box and offers a lucid description of the fabrics evaluation of gasoline cellphone applied sciences. With an emphasis at the technical improvement and purposes of key fabrics in low-temperature gasoline cells, this article covers primary rules, development, demanding situations, and demanding present learn issues. issues coated contain: proton trade membrane gas cells, direct methanol and ethanol gas cells, microfluidic gasoline cells, biofuel cells, alkaline membrane gas cells, functionalized carbon nanotubes as catalyst helps, nanostructured Pt catalysts, non-PGM catalysts, membranes, and fabrics modeling.
This booklet is a necessary reference resource for researchers, engineers and technicians in academia, learn institutes and operating within the fields of gas cells, strength fabrics, electrochemistry and fabrics technology and engineering.

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Relevance Ranking for Vertical Search Engines

In undeniable, basic language, and utilizing certain examples to give an explanation for the main suggestions, types, and algorithms in vertical seek rating, Relevance Ranking for Vertical seek Engines teaches readers how one can manage rating algorithms to accomplish greater leads to real-world functions.

This reference e-book for professionals covers innovations and theories from the basic to the complex, comparable to relevance, question goal, location-based relevance score, and cross-property score. It covers the newest advancements in vertical seek rating functions, comparable to freshness-based relevance concept for brand spanking new seek purposes, location-based relevance idea for neighborhood seek functions, and cross-property score conception for functions related to a number of verticals.

  • Foreword via Ron Brachman, leader Scientist and Head, Yahoo! Labs
  • Introduces score algorithms and teaches readers tips on how to manage rating algorithms for the easiest results
  • Covers options and theories from the elemental to the advanced
  • Discusses the state-of-the-art: improvement of theories and practices in vertical seek rating applications
  • Includes unique examples, case experiences and real-world situations

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Lights On!: The Science of Power Generation

By Mark Denny

Power new release is a comparatively contemporary drawback simply because people had no use for sustained energy until eventually the sunrise of the economic Revolution. at the present time, smooth civilization is totally depending on the construction and distribution of energy. with no it, our lifestyle will be extinguished.

In Lights On!, Mark Denny unearths the mysterious global of strength iteration. he is taking us on a enjoyable journey, reading the character of strength, tracing the heritage of strength new release, explaining the approaches from construction via transmission to take advantage of, and addressing questions which are at present within the headlines, such as:• Is normal fuel the easiest replacement strength resource within the close to time period? • may well solar energy be the reply to all our difficulties? • Why is nuclear strength this kind of difficult promote, and are the troubles valid?

Devoting person chapters to every of the types of energy in use today―electrical, coal, oil and typical fuel, hydro, nuclear, and solar―Denny explains the professionals and cons of every, their availability around the world, and that are in dwindling offer. Making transparent that his technique is that of "a scientist and engineer, no longer a political candidate or businessman," Denny addresses environmental issues by means of offering info to assist readers comprehend the technology and engineering of strength new release to allow them to speak about modern power matters from an educated point of view. if you desire to delve deeper into the technology, a technical appendix presents estimations for a number of strength generators.

Anyone who's drawn to how strength works and the way it's reworked to strength our lives gets a cost out of Lights On!

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Discrete-Time Signal Processing (3rd Edition) (Prentice-Hall Signal Processing Series)

By Alan V. Oppenheim

For senior/graduate-level classes in Discrete-Time sign Processing.

Discrete-Time sign Processing, 3rd Edition is the definitive, authoritative textual content on DSP – perfect for people with introductory-level wisdom of indications and platforms. Written by way of favourite DSP pioneers, it offers thorough remedy of the basic theorems and houses of discrete-time linear platforms, filtering, sampling, and discrete-time Fourier research. via concentrating on the final and common options in discrete-time sign processing, it continues to be important and proper to the hot demanding situations coming up within the field.

Access to the password-protected significant other Website and myeBook is integrated with each one new replica of Discrete-Time sign Processing, 3rd Edition .

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Digital Signal Processing: Principles, Algorithms and Applications (3rd Edition)

By John G. Proakis

Appropriate for a one- or two-semester undergraduate-level electric engineering, machine engineering, and machine technological know-how direction in Discrete structures and electronic sign Processing. Assumes a few past wisdom of complex calculus, linear platforms for continuous-time signs, and Fourier sequence and transforms. Giving scholars a valid stability of concept and useful software, this no-nonsense textual content provides the basic techniques and strategies of contemporary electronic sign processing with similar algorithms and purposes. protecting either time-domain and frequency- area equipment for the research of linear, discrete-time structures, the ebook deals state of the art assurance on such themes as sampling, electronic clear out layout, filter out realizations, deconvolution, interpolation, decimation, state-space tools, spectrum research, and extra. Rigorous and not easy, it additional prepares scholars with a number of examples, routines, and experiments emphasizing software program implementation of electronic sign processing algorithms built-in all through.

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Parallel Programming in OpenMP

By Leo Dagum

The quick and common reputation of shared-memory multiprocessor architectures has created a urgent call for for an effective strategy to software those platforms. whilst, builders of technical and clinical purposes in and in executive laboratories locate they should parallelize large volumes of code in a transportable model. OpenMP, constructed together via a number of parallel computing proprietors to handle those concerns, is an industry-wide general for programming shared-memory and allotted shared-memory multiprocessors. It contains a collection of compiler directives and library exercises that stretch FORTRAN, C, and C++ codes to precise shared-memory parallelism.

Parallel Programming in OpenMP is the 1st ebook to coach either the beginner and professional parallel programmers tips on how to software utilizing this new general. The authors, who helped layout and enforce OpenMP whereas at SGI, convey a intensity and breadth to the e-book as compiler writers, program builders, and function engineers.

* Designed in order that specialist parallel programmers can bypass the hole chapters, which introduce parallel programming to rookies, and bounce correct into the necessities of OpenMP.
* provides all of the simple OpenMP constructs in FORTRAN, C, and C++.
* Emphasizes useful thoughts to deal with the worries of actual program developers.
* contains top of the range instance courses that illustrate strategies of parallel programming in addition to all of the constructs of OpenMP.
* Serves as either a good instructing textual content and a compact reference.
* comprises end-of-chapter programming exercises.

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