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  • The Expanding Sphere of Travel Behavior Researchby Ryuichi Kitamura

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 178.95

    The IATBR conference proceedings series has a history of over 30 years and is widely read by researchers, practitioners and graduate students in the field of transportation and urban planning in general, and in travel behaviour analysis in particular. It is the only series of conference proceedings that comprehensively reviews, synthesizes, and identifies... more...

  • Gone to the Forestby Katie Kitamura

    Free Press 2012; US$ 6.50

    FROM THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR OF THE LONGSHOT comes this gripping saga about the destruction of a family, a home, and a way of life. Set on a struggling farm in a colonial country teetering on the brink of civil war, Gone to the Forest is a tale of family drama and political turmoil in which fiery storytelling melds with daring, original... more...

  • Gone to the Forestby Katie Kitamura

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 6.66

    Set on a struggling farm in a fiercely beautiful colonial country teetering on the brink of civil war, this second novel by one of international literature's rising young stars weaves a brilliant tale of family drama and political turmoil. Since his mother's death ten years earlier, Tom and his father have fashioned a strained peace on their family... more...

  • How the Immune System Recognizes Self and Nonselfby Daisuke Kitamura

    Springer Japan 2008; US$ 209.00

    This book surveys receptors used by immune cells, how they recognize self, nonself and "neoself" components, and how the immune system distinguishes the self and nonself - a far more complex process than a computer security system detecting infected documents. more...

  • Japanese for Travellersby Katie Kitamura

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 12.78

    Can you be a stranger in your own country? A Japanese-American raised in California, 24-year-old Katie Kitamura returns to Japan to discover the country she left behind. Travelling across this foreign landscape, she visits middle-class gambling halls, fight stadiums and giant shopping meccas, luxury care homes and cramped apartments housing four... more...

  • Liquid Glass Transitionby Toyoyuki Kitamura

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 150.00

    A glass is disordered material like a viscous liquid and behaves mechanically like a solid. A glass is normally formed by supercooling the viscous liquid fast enough to avoid crystallization, and the liquid-glass transition occurs in diverse manners depending on the materials, their history, and the supercooling processes, among other factors. The... more...

  • The Longshotby Katie Kitamura

    Free Press 2009; US$ 14.00

    Cal and his trainer, Riley, are on their way to Mexico for a make-or-break rematch with legendary fighter Rivera. Four years ago, Cal became the only mixed martial arts fighter to take Rivera the distance -- but the fight nearly ended him. Only Riley, who has been at his side for the last ten years, knows how much that fight changed things for Cal.... more...

  • What Should Be Computed to Understand and Model Brain Function?by Tadashi Kitamura

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 110.00

    This volume is a guide to two types of transcendence of academic borders which seem necessary for understanding and modelling brain function. The first type is technical transcendence needed to make intelligent machines such as a humanoid robot, an animal-like behavior architecture, an interpreter of fiction, and an evolving learning machine. This... more...

  • Economic Policy and Performance in Industrial Democraciesby Takayuki Sakamoto

    Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first systematic study of how the interdependence of fiscal and monetary policies and the interaction of party governments and central banks affect the fiscal-policy mix in eighteen industrial democracies in North America, Western Europe, Japan and Oceania. Sakamoto argues that central banks? influence on economic policy is far more... more...

  • Gröbner Basesby Takayuki Hibi

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 129.00

    This useful, focused publication discusses the theoretical, practical, and computational aspects of Gröbner bases, providing information on how to use various software packages in a format readily accessible to graduate students with no specialist knowledge. more...