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By Steve Clarke

In recent times, cutting edge applied sciences have bring about swift development and speeded up learn experiences in the box of end-user computing. Computational developments in End-User applied sciences: rising versions and Frameworks includes top study and practices into the development, importance, and entire nature of end-user computing. A defining choice of major instruments, functions, and methodologies inside of this increasing box of research, this booklet offers academicians, researchers, and practitioners with a whole and sensible source of specialist overseas findings.

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By Jan-Ulrich Sobisch

Because the twelfth century, a important characteristic of Buddhism in Tibet used to be its harmonizing of tantric perform with the ethical codes of monastic self-discipline and Bodhisattva altruism. All masters maintained the vajrayana or tantric route to be enhanced to the 2 „lower“ codes, yet they defined this superiority in a different way. within the current learn, Jan-Ulrich Sobisch explores for the 1st time intimately the 3 major ideas maintained by way of the oldest Tibetan faculties for explaining the kinfolk of the 3 codes.

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Download The Dao of Capital: Austrian Investing in a Distorted World by Mark Spitznagel PDF

By Mark Spitznagel

As today's preeminent doomsday investor Mark Spitznagel describes his Daoist and roundabout funding procedure, “one profits by way of wasting and loses through gaining.” this can be Austrian Investing, an archetypal, counterintuitive, and confirmed strategy, gleaned from the 150-year-old Austrian college of economics, that's either undying and tremendously timely.

In The Dao of Capital, hedge fund supervisor and tail-hedging pioneer Mark Spitznagel—with one of many best returns on capital of the monetary challenge, in addition to over a career—takes us on a gripping, circuitous trip from the Chicago buying and selling pits, over the coniferous boreal forests and canonical strategists from Warring States China to Napoleonic Europe to burgeoning business the USA, to the nice monetary thinkers of past due nineteenth century Austria. We arrive at his significant funding technique of Austrian Investing, the place victory comes no longer from waging the rapid decisive conflict, yet particularly from the roundabout strategy of looking the intermediate positional virtue (what he calls shi), of aiming on the oblique capability instead of at once on the ends. The enormous problem is in seeing time in a different way, in a complete new intertemporal size, one who is so opposite to our wiring.

Spitznagel is the 1st to condense the theories of Ludwig von Mises and his Austrian institution of economics right into a cohesive and—as Spitznagel has shown—highly powerful funding method. From settling on the financial distortions and non-randomness of inventory marketplace routs (Spitznagel's bread and butter) to scorned highly-productive resources, in Ron Paul's phrases from the foreword, Spitznagel “brings Austrian economics from the ivory tower to the funding portfolio.”

The Dao of Capital presents an extraordinary and available glance through the lens of 1 of today's nice traders to find a profound concord with the industry process—a concord that's so crucial today.

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Download Shingon - Japanese Esoteric Buddhism by Taiko Yamasaki, Yasuyoshi Morimoto, David Kidd, Richard PDF

By Taiko Yamasaki, Yasuyoshi Morimoto, David Kidd, Richard Peterson, Cynthia Peterson, Carmen Blacker

approximately This e-book: Shingon -- the Tantric Buddism of Japan -- teaches that's is feasible to realize buddhahood instantly, during this very existence, through appearing convinced practices of physique, speech, and brain. for hundreds of years those esoteric teachings have been stored mystery, have been by no means written, and have been published in simple terms to initiates. notwithstanding, within the 1940's Shingon doctrine and perform started to be released in Japan for the 1st time.

this can be the 1st accomplished research of Shingon to seem in any Western language. This ebook tells the historical past of Shingon. It discusses the metaphysics of Shingon, Shingon scripture, and the whole variety of Shingon practices and excercises, together with mudras, incantations, and visualizations.

booklet information: alternate paperback, 244 pp, b &w illustrations, finish Notes, Appendix, Index.

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Download Women in Buddhism: Images of the Feminine in the Mahayana by Diana Y. Paul PDF

By Diana Y. Paul

"In looking to discover the interrelationships among, and mutual effect of, different types of sexual stereotypes and non secular perspectives of the Mahayana Buddhist culture, Women in Buddhism succeeds in drawing our consciousness to issues of philosophical significance. Paul examines the 'image' of ladies which come up in a few Buddhist texts linked to Mahayana and reveals that, whereas preferably the culture purports to be egalitarian, in genuine perform it frequently betrayed a robust misogynist prejudice. Sanskrit and chinese language texts are equipped by means of subject and kind, progressing from these which deal with the ordinarily orthodox and unfavorable to these which set forth a favorable attention of soteriological paths for girls. . . . In Women in Buddhism, Diana Paul could be forcing our attention of the matter of lady enlightenment. hence the most purport and accomplishment of her scholarship is revolutionary."—Philosophy East and West

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Download Comprendre L'IRM. Manuel d'auto-apprentissage by Bruno Kastler PDF

By Bruno Kastler

Plus que toute autre process d'imagerie, l'IRM nécessite un minimal de compréhension des principes de body essentiels pour l. a. réalisation et surtout l'interprétation d'un examen. Cet ouvrage didactique, véritable manuel d'auto- apprentissage, a été conçu chapitre par chapitre pour répondre à l. a. nécessité de familiariser le lecteur avec cette process. Les principes fondamentaux de l'IRM, tels que l. a. inspiration de magnétisme nucléaire, les phénomènes de résonance magnétique et de rest, les séquences d'imagerie de base, le codage spatial et l. a. mise en position des événements d'une séquence, le contraste en T1, T2 et densité protonique y sont clairement exposés. Le lecteur est également guidé à travers les modalités pratiques de l'examen : facteurs de qualité d'image, artéfacts, recommendations de suppression tissulaire et de amendment du contraste ou encore instrumentation… Des notions plus complexes telles que l'imagerie cardiaque, l'IRM fonctionnelle ou los angeles spectrométrie par résonance magnétique ne sont pas oubliées. Enfin, un résumé des notions essentielles à retenir termine chaque chapitre. Les raisonnements nécessitant des connaissances approfondies ou des calculs sont groupés en annexes en fin d'ouvrage. Ces dernières comprennent aussi des tableaux comparatifs des séquences et des ideas en fonction des principaux constructeurs.
Cette 7e édition a été entièrement révisée et l'ensemble de l'iconographie a été revue et homogénéisée afin de rendre les techniques encore plus clairs et accessibles.
Grande nouveauté, les représentations pouvant tirer parti d'un mode dynamique (schémas animés, séries d'images, reconstructions 3D, tableau dynamique des séquences IRM …) sont accessibles sur un website net auquel le lecteur a un accès sécurisé.
Conçu à partir d'un enseignement à vocation européenne depuis 1988, dispensé initialement à Strasbourg, puis à Besançon en partenariat avec Dijon, et servant de help à de nombreuses periods de formation proceed, cet ouvrage aux qualités pédagogiques remarquables, recourant à des modèles simplifi és originaux, s'adresse aux étudiants en médecine et en radiologie, aux radiologues, aux manipulateurs et aux étudiants manipulateurs en imagerie médicale, aux étudiants en Licence et grasp de body et sessions préparatoires scientifi ques et à nos collègues enseignants.
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Download The Buddha's way of happiness : healing sorrow, transforming by Thomas Bien PhD, Lama Surya Das PDF

By Thomas Bien PhD, Lama Surya Das

Discover the secrets and techniques to Happiness and Well-Being

The pleasure you are feeling after listening to excellent news or reaching a target is fleeting, yet precise happiness-that is, the nice and cozy feeling of deep contentment and joy-is lasting, and it may be yours in each second. The Buddha's means of Happiness is a consultant to placing apart your anxieties concerning the destiny, regrets concerning the prior, and incessant longing to alter your lifestyles for the higher, and awakening to the enjoyment of living.

With this e-book as your advisor, you are going to establish the limitations to happiness you create on your personal lifestyles and use the eightfold course of Buddhist psychology to enhance your skill to understand the small, cheerful moments that take place each day. those workouts, meditations, and urban methods to working towards happiness and health and wellbeing are drawn from mindfulness, "no self," and different historic Buddhist insights, lots of which were confirmed potent via modern-day psychologists and researchers. With the information that happiness is a behavior you could undertake like several different, take step one down this deeply pleasing course in your life's journey.

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By Andrew P. Tuck

This learn in cross-cultural hermeneutics examines the function that sleek, Western philosophy has performed within the interpretation of Nagarjuna's Madhyamikakarika, a second-century Indian-Buddhist textual content. Tuck locates a constitution of targeted levels or "styles" in glossy, philosophical historical past. those stages, Tuck exhibits, show discontinuous interpretive biases, in addition to continuity of hermeneutic purpose. studying in each one philosophical period a chaacteristic perspective in the direction of the text--whether privilege, objectivity, or neutrality--Tuck argues that the continuous reinterpretation of previous scholarly readings is in truth on the center of fruitful hermeneutic pursuit.

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By Joel Greenblatt

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