Metropolis (BFI Film Classics) by Thomas Elsaesser

By Thomas Elsaesser

Illustrated city (1925) is a huge paintings. whilst it used to be made it used to be Germany's costliest function movie, a canvas for director Fritz Lang's more and more extravagant objectives (it took 16 months to film). Lang, encouraged by means of the skyline of recent York, created an entire new imaginative and prescient of towns. one of many maximum works of technological know-how fiction, the movie additionally tells human tales approximately love and family members. during this booklet, Thomas Elsaesser explores the cultural phenomenon of city: its various models (there is not any definitive one), its altering meanings, its position as a storehouse or database of the 20 th century.

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Distributed Computing and Internet Technology: 4th by David Peleg (auth.), Tomasz Janowski, Hrushikesha Mohanty

By David Peleg (auth.), Tomasz Janowski, Hrushikesha Mohanty (eds.)

This ebook constitutes the refereed court cases of the 4th overseas convention on dispensed Computing and web know-how, ICDCIT 2007, held in Bangalore, India, in December 2007. The thirteen revised complete papers and 20 revised brief papers provided including three invited papers have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from a hundred and seventy submissions. overlaying the most components disbursed computing, web expertise, method safety, facts mining, and software program engineering the papers are subdivided in topical sections on community protocols, safety and privateness, community administration, community prone, e-application engineering, e-application providers, and e-applications.

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Cinema and Spectatorship (Sightlines) by Judith Mayne

By Judith Mayne

Cinema and Spectatorship is the 1st publication to concentration fullyyt at the heritage and position of the spectator in modern movie stories. whereas Seventies movie idea insisted on a contrast betweeen the cinematic topic and film-goers, Judith Mayne means that a truly actual friction among "subjects" and "viewers" is in reality principal to the learn of spectatorship.
In the book's first part Mayne examines 3 theoretical versions of spectatorship: the perceptual, the institutional and the ancient, whereas the second one part makes a speciality of case reports which crystallize the various concerns already mentioned, targeting textual research, the `disrupting genre', `star-gazing' and at last the viewers itself. Case reports incude where of the spectator within the textual research of person movies resembling The photo of Dorian Gray; the development of Bette Davis' big name character; fantasies of race and picture viewing in Field of Dreams and Ghost; and homosexual and lesbian audiences as "critical" audiences. The ebook offers a truly thorough and available assessment of this advanced, fragmented and infrequently arguable zone of movie concept.

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Diagnostic Thoracic Imaging by Wallace Miller

By Wallace Miller

Streamlines Detection and prognosis of Thoracic problems! Diagnostic Thoracic Imaging offers a seriously illustrated source for Radiologists and citizens pursuing the freshest details in present chest radiology. Diagnostic Thoracic Imaging illustrates tips to practice a hugely useful pattern-recognition method of the speedy detection and prognosis of chest pathology. This method trains the reader within the sensible systematic evaluate of thoracic sickness whereas supplying an crucial reference for on-the-job challenge fixing. Diagnostic Thoracic Imaging is the one so much finished visible compilation to be had for thoracic prognosis, with: greater than 2000 multi-modality illustrations assurance of focal lung diseases…diffuse lung diseases…mediastinal masses…hilar abnormalities…pleural abnormalities A trend method of profit the person in conserving offered details

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Liposome Methods and Protocols by Subhash C. Basu, Manju Basu

By Subhash C. Basu, Manju Basu

A panel of expert researchers describes in step by step element their most sensible laboratory suggestions for elucidating liposome biology. With those without problems reproducible equipment, investigators can light up such serious questions because the attachment of liposmes to cellphone surfaces, the permeation of liposomes in the course of the plasma membranes, and the steadiness of liposomes in mobile and nuclear matrices. every one distinct protocol is gifted by way of an investigator who's in detail acquainted with its difficulties and functions, and features a precise record of fabrics for use, troubleshooting information instantly from the benchtop, and notes on pitfalls to prevent.

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Solving Problems with NMR Spectroscopy by Atta-ur-Rahman

By Atta-ur-Rahman

Fixing issues of NMR Spectroscopy offers the fundamental rules and functions of NMR spectroscopy with purely as a lot math as in valuable. It indicates find out how to remedy chemical constructions with NMR via giving transparent examples and recommendations. this article will permit natural chemistry scholars to settle on the main acceptable NMR thoughts to resolve particular constructions. This publication goals to make studying NMR more uncomplicated by way of offering the necessities after which delivering inquiries to resolution and difficulties to unravel which are designed to aid readers imagine alongside the strains that would aid them clutch the topic.

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Diagnostische und interventionelle Radiologie by Thomas J. Vogl, Wolfgang Reith, Ernst J. Rummeny

By Thomas J. Vogl, Wolfgang Reith, Ernst J. Rummeny

Das Fachbuch bietet Informationen zum neuesten Stand der Diagnostik und zu den aktuellen Möglichkeiten für interventionelle Verfahren. Es ist das erste deutschsprachige Fachbuch, das die gesamte Radiologie in einem Band auf Facharztniveau darstellt. In den klinischen Kapiteln werden zunächst die Klinik, dann die diagnostischen und interventionellen Optionen ausführlich dargestellt. Der Band berücksichtigt die Leitlinien der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft und bietet mehr als a thousand Abbildungen in höchster Qualität zum Abgleich mit eigenen Befunden.

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Computed Tomography of the Retroperitoneum: An Anatomical by Michiel A.M. Feldberg

By Michiel A.M. Feldberg

With the arrival of CT we entered a brand new zone of radiological imaging. constructions which infrequently if ever have been obvious grew to become obvious. In no a part of the physique used to be the effect of CT as profound because it was once within the retroperitoneum. within the pre-CT quarter this area of the physique couldn't be at once studied and in simple terms whilst gross abnormalities have been current may perhaps they be favored. the simplest lets do used to be to aim to spot a suspected procedure by way of learning its influence on surrounding organs whose place could have been laid low with the expansion. Urography, barium reports or angiography have been hired within the desire that edition within the place of the vessels, ureter or bowel may lead us to the proper prognosis. With computed tomography all this replaced. glossy scanners, on hand to all this present day, allow us to understand information undreamed of merely few years in the past. The abundance of fats during this quarter is helping to obviously exhibit even the smallest of buildings. we've got the facility to acknowledge small vessels, lymph nodes and fascial planes. We had a device which accredited us to review constructions which hitherto have been purely visible via the anatomist or in the course of surgical dissection.

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Learning Pediatric Imaging: 100 Essential Cases by María I. Martínez-León, Luisa Ceres-Ruiz, Juan E. Gutierrez

By María I. Martínez-León, Luisa Ceres-Ruiz, Juan E. Gutierrez

This e-book, in a hassle-free structure, is a perfect creation to pediatric diagnostic imaging. It offers a hundred instances drawn from medical perform that diversity from more often than not encountered issues to complicated and rare events which needs to be well-known via the practitioner. every one case serves to spot crucial imaging beneficial properties of the pathology into account and should help the reader in diagnosing related situations. The booklet is split into ten chapters, every one comprising ten instances which are provided in a customary method. After dialogue of the ailment in query, 4 consultant photos are displayed and defined with detailed awareness to designated positive aspects. furthermore, informative key references are supplied, together with a booklet or publication bankruptcy, an internet hyperlink, and ten fresh articles.

Learning Imaging is a special case-based sequence for these in specialist schooling commonly and for physicians in particular.

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