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Grewlich, K.W.
"Cyberspace" is the emerging invisible, intangible world of electronic information and processes stored at multiple interconnected sites. The digital revolution leads to "convergence" (of telecommunications, computer/Internet and broadcasting) and to dynamic multimedia value chains. Deregulation and competition are major driving forces in the new interactive electronic environment. This volume contains normative proposals for "cyber"-regulation, including self-regulation, grounded on developments in the EU, US and the Far East, in international organizations (WTO, OECD, WIPO, ITU), in business fora, in NGOs, in the "Internet community" and in academic research. The multi-actor (government, business, civil society) and multi-level analysis (subsidiarity) pertains, for example to ex-ante and ex-post access-regulation, competition, network economics (external effects, essential facilities), public interest principles (human dignity, free speech, privacy, security), development and culture, consumer protection, cryptography, domain names and copyright.432pp.
Kluwer Law International, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9041112251
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Inventory #14868
Price: £ 60.00 GBP ($ 77.40 approx. - € 66.30 approx.)
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Edited By Gini, Maria; Shen, Wei-Min; Torras, Carme; Hideo, yuasa
The goal of the 7th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems (IAS-7) is to exchange and stimulate research ideas that make future robots and systems more intelligent and autonomous. This conference emphasizes that intelligence should and could best be illustrated by systems that can directly sense and act in their own environment without demanding detailed supervision from humans. As more and more robots are entering our daily life, researchers in IAS are facing increasingly many challenges in how to construct, control, and interact with such systems. The IAS-7 conference provides an exciting environment for researchers to present and discuss their novel theoretical results, implementations, and applications. A total of 71 technical papers were submitted by authors from 15 countries, representing more than 40 universities and research institutions. The overall outcome of the revision process is an excellent selection of papers that showcase the research of autonomous systems today. 414pp.
IOS Press, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1586032399
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Inventory #20411
Price: £ 50.00 GBP ($ 64.50 approx. - € 55.25 approx.)
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Nicholson, Linda J.; Seidman, Steven
Social Postmodernism defends a postmodern perspective anchored in the politics of the new social movements. The volume preserves the focus on the politics of the body, race, gender, and sexuality as elaborated in postmodern approaches. But these essays push postmodern analysis in a particular direction: toward a social postmodernism which integrates the micro-social concerns of the new social movements with an institutional and cultural analysis in the service of a transformative political vision. 397pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Cambridge University Press, 1995, Card Covers, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0521475716
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Inventory #25151
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Jespersen, J.; Bertina, R.M.
Offering a description of current and recently developed laboratory assays in the field of haemostasis and thrombosis, this work is the result of a co-operation between experts from more than 60 institutes in 12 European countries, brought together by the ECAT (European Concerted Action on Thrombosis and Disabilities) under the auspices of the Commission of the European Communities in Brussels. The work is based on two previous editions, which were for internal use only. Each assay was assessed by an expert who functioned in the ECAT as representative of a reference laboratory. An assay committee co-ordinated the activities, and each chapter is written by an assay expert. Most of the chapters give descriptions of the assay recommended for use in the ECAT and briefly mention alternatives. For this reason, a list is included of firms that are commercializing kits and reagents. The book aims to contribute to further harmonization of haemostasis assays and, ultimately, to their standardization. N.B.Slight fading to spine,slightly marked at base of spine.230pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389875
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Inventory #15494
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Banerjee,Sumanta
Taking its title from Karl Marx's description of religion as 'the general theory of this world...[and] its logic in a popular form', this volume of essays explores the hidden logic behind the popular construction of certain myths, beliefs about godlings and spirits, and cross-religious cults, viewing them as popular inventions attempting to make sense of human existence in the face of an overwhelming and often hostile environment. These religious manifestations of popular logic are fluid, ever-changing, and always innovative. They represent an alternative stream running parallel to, and often challenging, the more strictly structured beliefs and practices of the Indian religious establishments, whether Hindu, Islamic or Christian. The essays in this book are an attempt to rediscover some of the important aspects of this multi-faceted phenomenon of popular religion in the context of nineteenth-century Bengal, including tracing the impact of urbanisation, colonialism, and nationalism. 233pp.Tail of spine dented ,slight marking to boards,corners bumped.
Seagull Books, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8170461626
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Inventory #13936
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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