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A Field Guide To Edible Mushrooms Of The Pacific Northwest

RRP $15.95

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A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest is a pocket-sized guide with full-colour photographs of mushrooms from Pacific Northwest trails and roadsides, forests and lawns. With this guide, identify over thirty common and easily-recognized edible mushrooms-and stay away from their not-so-edible look-alikes. Discover boletes, chanterelles, matsutake, shaggy mane, cauliflower, candy cap and many other tasty wild mushrooms. Easy to use and light to carry, this compact text is a must-have for all mushroom lovers who delight in searching for the next macrofungi bonanza.


Guide To Elliptic Curve Cryptography

RRP $574.99

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After two decades of research and development, elliptic curve cryptography now has widespread exposure and acceptance. Industry, banking, and government standards are in place to facilitate extensive deployment of this efficient public-key mechanism.

Anchored by a comprehensive treatment of the practical aspects of elliptic curve cryptography (ECC), this guide explains the basic mathematics, describes state-of-the-art implementation methods, and presents standardized protocols for public-key encryption, digital signatures, and key establishment. In addition, the book addresses some issues that arise in software and hardware implementation, as well as side-channel attacks and countermeasures. Readers receive the theoretical fundamentals as an underpinning for a wealth of practical and accessible knowledge about efficient application.
Features & Benefits:

* Breadth of coverage and unified, integrated approach to elliptic curve cryptosystems

* Describes important industry and government protocols, such as the FIPS 186-2 standard from the U.S. National Institute for Standards and Technology

* Provides full exposition on techniques for efficiently implementing finite-field and elliptic curve arithmetic
* Distills complex mathematics and algorithms for easy understanding
* Includes useful literature references, a list of algorithms, and appendices on sample parameters, ECC standards, and software tools
This comprehensive, highly focused reference is a useful and indispensable resource for practitioners, professionals, or researchers in computer science, computer engineering, network design, and network data security.


A Practical Guide To Graphics Reporting

RRP $397.99

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Since this book first published in 2006, the field of information visualization has drastically. First, information visualization has exploded online and on other digital platforms. Second, information graphics reporting has encompassed nearly every sector of communications and business. Visual reporting skills are not only relevant in traditional news environments, but many other professions as well. This edition seeks to address these changes by providing learners with a cross-platform, cross-industry approach to instruction. It will include a robust, dynamic website complete with regularly updated examples of print, online and broadcast graphics, as well as useful tutorials and exercises.

  • Covers everything you need to know about reporting with graphics-information visualization and graphic design from a journalism perspective.
  • Includes a companion website with regularly updated examples of print, online, and broadcast graphics; tutorials; and exercises.
  • Each chapter concludes with a relevant case study, essay from an expert, and two assignments. When appropriate, resource files (such as Illustrator templates, images, and/or other visual reference material) for these projects will also be provided on the companion website.


The Beet Fields

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For a 16-year-old boy out in the world alone for the first time, every day's an education in the hard work and boredom of migrant labor; every day teaches him something more about friendship, or hunger, or profanity, or lust--always lust. He learns how a poker game, or hitching a ride, can turn deadly.
He discovers the secret sadness and generosity to be found on a lonely farm in the middle of nowhere. Then he joins up with a carnival and becomes a grunt, running a ride and shilling for the geek show. He's living the hard carny life and beginning to see the world through carny eyes. He's tough. Cynical. By the end of the summer he's pretty sure he knows it all. Until he meets Ruby.


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A-z Guide To Boilerplate And Commercial Clauses

RRP $123.95

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This popular book clearly and concisely de-constructs the boilerplate clauses commonly used in commercial contracts. No matter how obscure or complicated the clause, this book will enable you to negotiate and comprehend the boilerplate clause, and draft your own. This invaluable guidance and detail is provided in a practical alphabetical format - a unique feature that enables you to locate vital information in seconds. The following invaluable knowledge and information is provided for each and every boilerplate: An explanation of the purpose of the clause; A discussion of the issues and problems you'll encounter drafting the clause; Practical samples of commonly used precedents; A summary of the underlying law, including consumer law issues where relevant; An explanation of relevant major cases that have affected the interpretation of the clause. Includes new precedent material on the obligations on a party to comply with particular regulatory and/or governmental laws and standards; the handling of data (and its movement within or outside the EEA); due diligence issues; new material dealing with how companies (and limited liability partnerships) can sign deeds (and other documents) following the implementation of the Companies Act 2006 (April 2008 for companies; October 2009 for limited liability partnerships). Previous ISBN: 9781845920937



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