Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence XI by Barbara Dunin-Kęplicz, Andrzej Szałas (auth.), Ngoc Thanh

By Barbara Dunin-Kęplicz, Andrzej Szałas (auth.), Ngoc Thanh Nguyen (eds.)

These transactions submit examine in computer-based tools of computational collective intelligence (CCI) and their functions in quite a lot of fields corresponding to the semantic internet, social networks, and multi-agent platforms. TCCI strives to hide new methodological, theoretical and sensible points of CCI understood because the type of intelligence that emerges from the collaboration and festival of lots of individuals (artificial and/or natural). the applying of a number of computational intelligence applied sciences, resembling fuzzy platforms, evolutionary computation, neural platforms, consensus thought, etc., goals to aid human and different collective intelligence and to create new kinds of CCI in common and/or man made platforms. This 11th factor includes nine conscientiously chosen and carefully revised contributions.

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Ever-Flowing Streams: Tapping into Healing Energy by Dana Taylor

By Dana Taylor

Christ, Reiki, Reincarnation & Me

1st position Spirituality & faith classification Winner E-Festival of Books 2012

What is “energy therapeutic” and the way can it swap your lifestyles? “Ever-Flowing Streams: Tapping into therapeutic power” follows the trail of 1 lady on a trip from heart category mother to Reiki grasp. A lifelong scientific secret ends up in learning substitute drugs traditions together with chinese language herbs, crucial oils, japanese drugs, and previous existence treatment. In 2005 an come upon with a Reiki strength employee turns into a lifestyles altering therapeutic adventure. finally, the publication encourages readers to find their very own therapeutic functions and take cost in their personal actual and psychological well-being.

From the "Prologue"

I sat down for lunch that summer time day of 2005 feeling completely fantastic. staring at out my eating room window, I loved observing a couple of squirrels frolic alongside the fence among the large oaks in my Oklahoma yard. within the front room, the tv hummed a Sunday afternoon soccer online game. My husband could quickly be noisily snoring. I learn a e-book and munched a number of potato chips with my sandwich.

With no caution, discomfort shot up my neck and into my jaw. forget about it. I took one other chunk. extra discomfort, immediate swelling less than my ear.

Great, simply what i would like, i presumed. one other assault.

Though I hadn’t skilled a whole blown assault in different years, I famous the generic signs. Swollen glands and taking pictures discomfort that made consuming most unlikely. I wondered over what had set it off. a few may perhaps say “food allergy.” yet after 40 years’ adventure, I knew the actual signs have been basically a manifestation of a religious secret.

As I sat cradling my sore neck, observing my uneaten lunch, I heard a command in my head. "Go see that girl. This has whatever to do with a earlier existence. pass see that woman."

Oh, for heaven’s sake. I flipped the e-book I’d been studying over and gazed on the cover—"One Soul, Many Lives" by way of Roy Stemman. The booklet chronicled case reviews of reincarnation. Brother, used to be I liable to the facility of advice, or what?

My non secular and highbrow interest had led me to many matters, together with reincarnation. It wasn’t a brand new thought to me. I’d learn various of the preferred books through the 1970’s. There’s a definite primary feel of order and justice approximately karma.

Didn’t Jesus say “As you sow, so shall you reap”? Wasn’t Dr. Laura constantly popping off approximately accepting the implications of our activities? Reincarnation turns existence into one huge online game of “Truth or results” via time and area.

Still, puzzling over approximately reincarnation used to be kind of like brooding about alien abductions. probably they have been actual, yet I hadn’t individually been picked up by way of a alien ship in a corn field.

As my neck throbbed, I wasn’t within the temper to reflect on both ET’s or japanese philosophy. one other assault used to be upon me and it damage like hell. Going to a customary health practitioner wouldn’t aid. I’d been down that street repeatedly before.

The idea commanded me back. move SEE THAT WOMAN!
“That lady” used to be an English Reiki therapist named Helen.

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Ultramafite-Associated Cu-Fe-Co-Ni-Zn Deposits of the by Philip A. Candela, Ann G. Wylie(auth.)

By Philip A. Candela, Ann G. Wylie(auth.)

About The Product

Published via the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Field journey Guidebooks Series.

This journey will make just one cease, the deserted workings of the Mineral Hill Mine that's situated on nation land surrounding the freedom Reservoir, Carroll County, Maryland. The mine is found nearly forty miles north of Washington, D.C. within the Piedmont Province. The Piedmont involves lightly rolling hills with thick soil hide and few outcrops. As we go away Washington, D.C., we are going to commute frequently at the coastal simple till we flip west-northwest on Rt. 32 (Figure 1). we'll trip around the Towson terrain traversing the Clarksville gneiss dome and input the freedom complicated as we flip northward. earlier than we cease, we'll pass the bridge over the Morgan Run Arm of the freedom Reservoir the place the outdated mine highway comes out onto Rt. 32. Parking is offered at the correct facet of the line. should you will glance around the water to the east at the correct aspect of the bus, it is possible for you to to determine the tailings pile of the Mineral Hill Mine.


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Learning Chest Imaging by Joel Zabaleta Arroyo M.D., John C. Pedrozo Pupo M.D., FCCP

By Joel Zabaleta Arroyo M.D., John C. Pedrozo Pupo M.D., FCCP (auth.), John C. Pedrozo Pupo (eds.)

Radiology of the thorax types an essential portion of the elemental diagnostic procedure for lots of stipulations and is of key value in various clinical disciplines. This easy e-book offers an summary of the imaging strategies utilized in chest radiology and offers a variety of instructive case-based pictures with accompanying explanatory textual content. quite a lot of scientific stipulations and conditions are lined with the purpose of allowing the reader to with a bit of luck interpret chest pictures via effectively settling on constructions of curiosity and the reasons of abnormalities. This publication, so one can be a useful studying instrument, varieties a part of the training Imaging sequence for scientific scholars, citizens, much less skilled radiologists, and different scientific employees. ​

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Ubiquitous Information Technologies and Applications: CUTE by Ozgur Koray Sahingoz (auth.), Youn-Hee Han, Doo-Soon Park,

By Ozgur Koray Sahingoz (auth.), Youn-Hee Han, Doo-Soon Park, Weijia Jia, Sang-Soo Yeo (eds.)

Recent advances in digital and laptop applied sciences have cleared the path for the proliferation of ubiquitous computing and leading edge purposes that include those applied sciences. This complaints publication describes those new and cutting edge applied sciences, and covers subject matters like Ubiquitous conversation and Networks, safeguard structures, clever units and functions, Cloud and Grid platforms, Service-oriented and net carrier Computing, Embedded and snapshot Processing and Multimedia.

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Metalloproteomics by Eugene A. Permyakov(auth.), Vladimir N. Uversky(eds.)

By Eugene A. Permyakov(auth.), Vladimir N. Uversky(eds.)

Synthesizes the present wisdom within the box and gives new insights into clinical purposes

Metalloproteomics is the large-scale examine of metal-binding proteins. those proteins, which symbolize approximately one zone of all of the proteins within the Protein facts financial institution, play very important roles in all organic structures and all organic procedures. Metalloproteomics presents the most recent info on all significant households of metal-binding proteins, together with their structural, physico-chemical, and sensible houses, allowing readers to higher comprehend those proteins. in addition, the booklet demonstrates how figuring out the constructions, houses, and services of intracellular and extracellular metal-binding proteins might liberate the main to drug improvement for the remedy of a myriad of illnesses.

Written by means of Eugene Permyakov, a global professional and pioneer within the structural research of metal-binding proteins, the ebook bargains

  • Theoretical creation to cation binding
  • Broad diversity of tools for investigating the binding of alternative cations to proteins

  • Characteristics of interactions of physiologically vital cations of Ca, Mg, Zn, Fe, Mn, Co, Cu, Ni, Mo, W, Na, and okay with proteins

  • Detailed issues of structural and physico-chemical homes of the metal-binding proteins

  • Interactions of all different steel cations with proteins

  • Interactions of other kinds of cations with nucleic acids

Throughout the textual content, the writer integrates ideas of proteomics. furthermore, targeted examples underscore the function metal-binding proteins play in wellbeing and fitness and medication.

Bringing jointly and interpreting the entire most modern findings, Metalloproteomics' scope and point of perception are remarkable. it's endorsed for biophysicists, biochemists, enzymologists, mobilephone and molecular biologists, protein and peptide scientists, natural and bioinorganic chemists, and chemical biologists.

Chapter 1 Complexes of steel Cations and Low?Molecular?Mass Compounds and of steel Cations and Proteins (pages 7–19):
Chapter 2 normal Regularities of the Binding of steel Cations to Proteins (pages 21–36):
Chapter three Experimental equipment Used for stories of the Binding of steel Cations (pages 37–58):
Chapter four Calcium, Calcium?Binding Proteins, and their significant households (pages 59–186):
Chapter five Interactions of Calcium?Binding Proteins with Low?Molecular?Mass Compounds, Peptides, Proteins, and Membranes (pages 187–229):
Chapter 6 Calcium?Binding Proteins in numerous structures (pages 231–273):
Chapter 7 The Binding of Magnesium Ions to Proteins (pages 275–281):
Chapter eight The Binding of Zinc Ions to Proteins (pages 283–338):
Chapter nine The Binding of Copper Ions to Proteins (pages 339–388):
Chapter 10 Iron?Binding Proteins (pages 389–451):
Chapter eleven Molybdenum?Containing and Tungsten?Containing Proteins (pages 453–465):
Chapter 12 Proteins Containing Nickel and Cobalt (pages 467–477):
Chapter thirteen Manganese?Containing Proteins (pages 479–489):
Chapter 14 Sodium?Binding and Potassium?Binding Proteins (pages 491–520):
Chapter 15 Interactions of steel Cations with Nucleic Acids (pages 521–531):
Chapter sixteen “Nonphysiologic” Metals (pages 533–639):
Chapter 17 Concluding comments (pages 641–642):

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Protein Kinase CK2 — From Structure to Regulation by Barbara Guerra, Karsten Niefind (auth.), Khalil Ahmed,

By Barbara Guerra, Karsten Niefind (auth.), Khalil Ahmed, Olaf-Georg Issinger, Jorge E Allende (eds.)

CK2 is a protein serine/threonine kinase that is a hugely conserved and ubiquitous protein kinase. it really is localized within the cytoplasmic and nuclear booths, which accords with its a number of sensible actions within the cellphone. Pertinent to this can be additionally the popularity that an enormous variety of putative substrates for this kinase were pointed out in a number of cubicles of the mobilephone. New proof from numerous laboratories has additional bolstered the involvement of CK2 in sign transduction on the topic of many mobile services, therefore underscoring the importance of its useful function in basic and irregular mobilephone development and proliferation.

This quantity presents an summary of the kingdom of data pertaining to this fascinating protein kinase. It brings jointly contributions from top investigators engaged in examine during this box. Key advancements up to now 3 years pertain to the elaboration of the crystal constitution and definition of novel features of the kinase, reminiscent of its position as an inhibitor of apoptosis. also, the shuttling of the kinase to numerous cubicles according to physiological and rigidity stimuli seems to be a key characteristic of the useful law of its task within the telephone.

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Brain Tumor Pathology: Current Diagnostic Hotspots and by Davide Schiffer

By Davide Schiffer

Since Bailey and Cushing (1926), all mind tumor classifications were known as histogenetic. The nosographic place that the tumor varieties steadily obtained within the category platforms derived from the resemblance of tumor cells to these of the cytogenesis, transformed each time new details turned to be had from diversified organic examine fields and particularly from molecular genetics. Classically, at the foundation of the tough correspondence among the mature/immature point of tumor cells and the benign/malignant organic habit of the tumors, the histological labels contained a prognostic importance. The intended beginning of the tumors was once therefore an element for diagnosis. in a while, with the concept that of anaplasia (Cox, 1933; Kernohan et al., 1949) new standards have been brought for constructing the malignancy grades of tumors. Immunohistochemistry and later molecular genetics extra subtle the prognostic diagnoses, considerably expanding the possibilities to acknowledge the cellphone foundation of tumors, beside revealing the pathogenetic mechanisms. Prognoses grew to become extra actual, as required by way of the higher and extra exact chances of therapy.

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Natural Disasters as Interactive Components of Global by Professor Kirill Ya. Kondratyev, Associate Professor Dr

By Professor Kirill Ya. Kondratyev, Associate Professor Dr Costas A. Varotsos, Professor Dr Vladimir F. Krapivin (auth.)

This publication opens a brand new method of the research of worldwide environmental alterations having detrimental personality for mankind and different dwelling structures. the most good thing about the ebook is composed within the accumulation of data from various sciences to parametrize the worldwide ecodynamic strategy. typical catastrophes are regarded as an interactive part of worldwide typical dynamics that are defined through simulation types of world nature/society. the belief of this method permits the combination inside a fancy constitution of all foreign and nationwide technique of environmental tracking and offers a device for goal overview of the environmental caliber. the most goal of this booklet is to improve a common info know-how to estimate the nation of environmental subsystems functioning less than numerous climatic and anthropogenic conditions.

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