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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 ($ 60.00 approx. - € 53.00 approx.)
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Risjord, Norman K.
In "Shining Big Sea Water", historian Norman K Risjord offers a grand tour of Lake Superior's remarkable history, taking readers through the centuries and into the lives of those who have travelled the lake and inhabited its shores. Through lively, informative chapters, Risjord begins with the lake's cataclysmic geological birth, then explores the lives of native peoples along the shore before European contact and during the fur trade, showing how Superior functioned as an unusual "blue water highway" for Indians, early explorers, industries, and settlers. He outlines the development of such cities as Sault Ste.Marie, Michigan; Ashland, Wisconsin; and Two Harbors, Minnesota, and tells the fascinating histories of life-saving lighthouses and famous shipwrecks. In the final chapter, Risjord looks to the future, offering a clear-eyed account of the environmental and economic challenges faced by America's largest freshwater lake. Interspersed throughout the book are handy tips for travelers, highlighting historically significant sites that illustrate key pieces of Lake Superior's natural and human history, including national lakeshores, in the United States and provincial parks in Canada.178pp.
Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780873515900
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Inventory #19383
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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On the occasion of the 80th birthday of Dr. Herbert Falk an international symposium was held in Freiburg, Germany, on 16-17 October 2004. The aim of the meeting was to look back, to assess progress made and to look forward speculating on the development of the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. The symposium was divided into four parts: oesophagus and stomach, liver, pancreaticobiliary tract, and small/large bowel. Internationally renowned speakers contributed to the symposium, many of them also contributed to this book. The organizers of the symposium hope that this volume will maintain the memory of a remarkable meeting in honour of an even more remarkable person. 329pp.
Springer, 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402028962
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Inventory #14700
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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Edited By Hadziselimovic,F. And Herzog,B.
The 65th Falk Symposium held in Basel was dedicated to the inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) of children. The emphasis of this book is on the immunological aspect of IBD as well as the current strategies of treatment. There is an additional focus on two other related childhood diseases, Morbus Hirschsprung and neuronal-intestinal dysplasia, both of which are diseases that concern the paediatric surgeon as well as the clinician.N.B.D/J spine slightly faded with slight mark to base of d/j spine.324pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792389956
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Inventory #15674
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 24.00 approx. - € 21.20 approx.)
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International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is an international court dealing with maritime disputes. The Tribunal is open to states, international organizations and other entities. This volume aims to give lawyers, scholars and students as well as the general public, easy access to information about the jurisdiction, procedure and organization of the Tribunal and also about its composition and activities in 2000.191pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041117628
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Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 36.00 approx. - € 31.80 approx.)
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