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Download Intervention with Hyperactive Children: A Case Study by Marvin J. Fine PDF

By Marvin J. Fine

Hyperactivity has traditionally been an incredible obstacle of oldsters and academics. through the years, the time period has come to intend many stuff to varied individuals. For a few, the time period is synonymous with "brain damage," and the prescribed process remedy is scientific. For others, the time period is a trap­ all, masking virtually any behaviors which are stumbled on to be evident or disrup­ tive by way of the kid's caretakers. lately, there was an outstanding outcry via a few over the use and abuse of the time period as a justification for controlling the kid. Others have expressed nice predicament over the over the top, inappro­ priate, or poorly monitored use of drug remedy in regards to hyperactivity. the present curiosity in hyperactive young ones is mirrored in different significant books (Cantwell, 1975; Feingold, 1975; superb, 1977; Ross and Ross, 1976; Wender, 1973; more secure and Allen, 1976; Stewart and Olds, 1973). The num­ ber of released papers and symposia over the past a number of years is additionally voluminous. the most questions posed via practitioners revolve round intervention with the hyperactive baby. The transforming into literature on intervention has pointed out a number of ways with verified application; together with drug remedy, habit amendment, biofeedback, sensory-motor education, cog­ nitive education, environmental manipulations, and kin therapy.

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Download Neural Network Learning and Expert Systems by Stephen I. Gallant PDF

By Stephen I. Gallant

Neural community studying and specialist Systems is the 1st booklet to give a unified and in-depth improvement of neural community studying algorithms and neural community specialist structures. specifically appropriate for college kids and researchers in machine technology, engineering, and psychology, this article and reference offers a scientific improvement of neural community studying algorithms from a computational standpoint, coupled with an in depth exploration of neural community professional structures which indicates how the facility of neural community studying should be harnessed to generate specialist platforms automatically.

Features contain a complete remedy of the normal studying algorithms (with many proofs), in addition to a lot unique examine on algorithms and specialist platforms. extra chapters discover confident algorithms, introduce computational studying thought, and concentrate on specialist procedure functions to noisy and redundant problems.

For scholars there's a huge choice of routines, in addition to a chain of programming tasks that result in an intensive neural community software program package deal. the entire neural community versions tested might be carried out utilizing commonplace programming languages on a microcomputer.

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Download Upper Mantle Heterogeneities from Active and Passive by L. N. Solodilov (auth.), Karl Fuchs (eds.) PDF

By L. N. Solodilov (auth.), Karl Fuchs (eds.)

600 km giving perception into the 3D constitution of the higher mantle. those information are faced with the necessities of the CTBT for 3D nearby seismic types of the lithosphere-asthenosphere approach. the 2 fundamental reasons of the current paintings are, first, to provide those seismic observations on great long-range profiles in digitised structure, utilizing peaceable nuclear explosions (PNE) within the former USSR, and, moment, to offer the joint techniques of specialists from the deep seismic sounding (DSS) and the excellent try ban treaty (CTBT) groups. Implications for petrological and different earth technological know-how disciplines are awarded.
Audience: The CTBT neighborhood and earth scientists attracted to the 3D constitution of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system.

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Download Acid Deposition at High Elevation Sites by A. M. Hough (auth.), M. H. Unsworth, D. Fowler (eds.) PDF

By A. M. Hough (auth.), M. H. Unsworth, D. Fowler (eds.)

There isn't any scarcity of normal books as regards to acid rain, or of symposium court cases reviewing paintings starting from atmospheric chemistry and deposition strategies to freshwater acidification and results on plants. by contrast, the gathering of papers from this Workshop is focussed on a way smaller topic, the approaches of acid deposition at excessive altitude websites. curiosity in deposition at excessive elevation websites comes mostly from saw vertical gradients within the measure of wooded area harm at websites within the Federal Republic of Germany and the jap usa. those gradients convey that harm to Norway spruce and fir raises with altitude at websites in Bavaria and the Black wooded area, and that purple spruce are declining at excessive elevation websites within the Appalachian Mountains. With the massive scale of medical curiosity in woodland decline, cany learn teams, over the past 5 years, were interpreting atmospheric chemistry, deposition strategies, and results on crops and soils at upland websites. particularly there were many fresh reports of cloud and precipitation chemistry, which exhibit a lot higher concentrations of all ions in cloud water than in rain or snow. those experiences have additionally proven that tactics of rainy and dry deposition and likewise the chemistry of the air at hill tops are converted strongly via orographic effects.

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Download Stellar Rotation: Proceedings of the IAU Colloquium held at by Arne Slettebak (auth.), Arne Slettebak (eds.) PDF

By Arne Slettebak (auth.), Arne Slettebak (eds.)

The overseas Astronomical Union Colloquium on Stellar Rotation used to be held on the Ohio country collage in Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. from September eighth via eleven th, 1969. Forty-four scientists from Argentina, Belgium, Canada, England, Finland, East and West Germany, Italy, Israel, Japan, The Netherlands, and the us attended and took part within the Colloquium. the current quantity, which parallels the particular application heavily, comprises the papers offered on the Colloquium plus many of the dialogue following these papers. The Colloquium was once backed by means of the foreign Astronomical Union, the Ohio country collage, and the nationwide technological know-how origin. it's a excitement to list my because of those corporations and particularly to Dr. Geoffrey Keller, Dean of the varsity of arithmetic and actual Sciences of the Ohio kingdom collage, and to Prof. C. de Jager, Assistant common Secretary of the overseas Astronomical Un­ ion, for his or her type cooperation. i'm additionally thankful to H. A. Abt, J. Hardorp, R. P. Kraft, Mrs. A. Massevitch, M. Plavec, 1. W. Roxburgh, and E. Schatzman of the Organizing Committee, in addition to A. J. Deutsch and G. W. Collins, II, for his or her assist in making plans the Colloquium­ them all provided priceless feedback towards organizing the program.

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Download Neuroendocrinology of Aging by Joseph Meites (auth.), Joseph Meites (eds.) PDF

By Joseph Meites (auth.), Joseph Meites (eds.)

JOSEPH MEITES the concept the endocrine process is concerned about getting older procedures is as outdated because the beginnings of endocrinology. the 1st endocrine scan concerning getting older was once said through Brown-Sequard, who's often re­ garded because the "father of endocrinology. " In 1889, on the age of seventy two years, he said that he had succeeded in rejuvenating himself by way of injections of testicular extracts from canine and guinea pigs. even supposing the favorable results saw could have been due customarily to the powers of vehicle­ advice, his reviews created a substantial curiosity in endocrinology and its relation to getting older, and at last ended in using estrogens for treating definite pre-and postmenopausal indicators in girls, and an­ drogens for treating a few indicators in getting older males. as much as in regards to the 1960's, the fairly few stories on endocrine-aging relationships dealt in most cases with alterations in weight and histological visual appeal of endocrine organs in getting older animals and human matters, and incorporated a constrained variety of measurements of endocrine functionality through bioassays and chem­ ical (for steroids) approaches. inside of those boundaries, gerontological investigators have been not able to set up any sure relationships among endocrine capabilities and getting older strategies, apart from the con­ nection among reproductive decline and gonadal and pituitary activity.

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