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A comprehensive manual that examines the systems available for data capture and photogrammetic processing, and provides an opportunity for readers to apply photo-interpretation, reconnaissance and photomapping techniques to many planning, resource harvesting, pollution prevention, civil engineering, disaster mitigation and containment requirements. Included within the 12 chapters are the principles of digital systems, digital aerial photography, cameras, survey-camera mountings, survey navigation, GPS and (d)GPS systems. In addition there is sound coverage of soft-copy photogrammetry, gorund survey control and a final chapter devoted to typical digital air surveys worldwide.
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This book is a tribute to Paul Erd\H{o}s, the wandering mathematician once described as the "prince of problem solvers and the absolute monarch of problem posers." It examines -- within the context of his unique personality and lifestyle -- the legacy of open problems he left to the world after his death in 1996. Unwilling to succumb to the temptations of money and position, Erd\H{o}s never had a home and never held a job. His "home" was a bag or two containing all his belongings and a record of the collective activities of the mathematical community. His "job" was one at which he excelled: identifying a fundamental roadblock in some particular line of approach and capturing it in a well-chosen, often innocent-looking problem, whose solution would likewise provide insight into the underlying theory. By cataloguing the unsolved problems of Erd\H{o}s in a comprehensive and well-documented volume, the authors hope to continue the work of an unusual and special man who fundamentally influenced the field of mathematics.
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Bill Proctor, an easy-going lad from the Yorkshire Dales, faces horrors in his exploits with the Royal Flying Corps. He survives miraculously year after year during the Great War. This story shows his progression from air mechanic to observer and eventually to pilot.
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An excellent book on French Canada - 324 pages of excellent text.
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In his two-year quest, Ron Graham met an extraordinary cast of characters, ranging from the influential leaders of traditional religions to spiritual seekers travelling less familiar paths,
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Magical Mathematics reveals the secrets of amazing, fun-to-perform card tricks--and the profound mathematical ideas behind them--that will astound even the most accomplished magician. Persi Diaconis and Ron Graham provide easy, step-by-step instructions for each trick, explaining how to set up the effect and offering tips on what to say and do while performing it. Each card trick introduces a new mathematical idea, and varying the tricks in turn takes readers to the very threshold of today's mathematical knowledge. For example, the Gilbreath Principle--a fantastic effect where the cards remain in control despite being shuffled--is found to share an intimate connection with the Mandelbrot set. Other card tricks link to the mathematical secrets of combinatorics, graph theory, number theory, topology, the Riemann hypothesis, and even Fermat's last theorem.
Diaconis and Graham are mathematicians as well as skilled performers with decades of professional experience between them. In this book they share a wealth of conjuring lore, including some closely guarded secrets of legendary magicians. Magical Mathematics covers the mathematics of juggling and shows how the I Ching connects to the history of probability and magic tricks both old and new. It tells the stories--and reveals the best tricks--of the eccentric and brilliant inventors of mathematical magic. Magical Mathematics exposes old gambling secrets through the mathematics of shuffling cards, explains the classic street-gambling scam of three-card monte, traces the history of mathematical magic back to the thirteenth century and the oldest mathematical trick--and much more.
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This manual is a practical text which covers the essentials of aerial photography with particular emphasis on the survey aspects of the subject.
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The years 1980 - 1985 have presented Candians with more confrontation and drama than any other period in this country's history. In One-eyed Kings Saturday NIght journalist Ron Graham explores an era which saw four Prime Ministers wrestled wth the critical issues relating to Canada's destiny. Supporting this analysis are Graham's remarkable profiles of Pierre Trudea, Joe Clark, John Turner and Brian Mulroney. These four leaders, the 'one-eyed kings' of the 1980s, each took office with his own style and political agenda. And each succumbed to the demands of electoral politics and the pragmatism required to manage the country.
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Small-format aerial photography provides a cheap alternative to conventional large-format aeiral survey. This book forms a complete guide to aerial photography operations using small cameras. From the basics of mapping, measurement and photography to all technical details of planning a survey to numerous applications and case studies, the book enables readers to understand all aspects of the subject. The readership catered for includes: professional and reference - practising engineers and applied scientists in geology geomorphology, surveying, civil engineering, forestry, urban planning, soil science, ecology, agriculture, hydrology and cartography; education - university and polytechnic libraries, advanced students and researchers in departments of civil engineering, earth sciences, remote sensing, photogrammetry and surveying; military and related - many Army and Air Forces employ light aircraft and helicopters for surveillance and the technique can be usd to some benefit in military and paramilitary applications.
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BRAND NEW! Large, heavy and oversized quarto hardcover, gilt-stamped dark green cloth, 600 pages (36 pages in color), profusely illustrated in B&W, color pictorial dustjacket. Santa Ana, CA: Graphic Publishers, 2006. The "THIRTY YEAR ANNIVERSARY EDITION." A major revision of this classic book, which many authorities refer to as the "Bible" of the Colt Single Action Army Revolver field. The greatly expanded color section illustrates some of the finest and rarest Colt SAs in existence. Updated material throughout the book, with many new and exciting features analyzed and added to the text. Serial number ranges are updated and all questionable material has been eliminated. Re-formatted and expanded with new and refreshing up-to-date graphics. A wonderful book for the collector and historian and enthusiast. The book is brand-new, unopened and unread. Includes a FREE NEW, clear mylar jacket protector! We will carefully pack this oversize and heavy book in a sturdy corrugated carton and ship it to you at NO additional cost! VERY FEW COPIES available. You'll LOVE this book -- Order it today!
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