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  • Abraham Ibn Ezra The Book of Reasonsby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 167.00

    The present volume offers a critical Hebrew text of the two versions of Ibn Ezra?s Sefer ha-Te'amim, the Book of Reasons, accompanied by an annotated translation and commentary. The two treatises presented here were designed by Ibn Ezra to offer ?reasons?, ?explanations?, or ?meanings? of the raw astrological concepts formulated in the introduction... more...

  • Geodesy for Planet Earthby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 559.00

    These proceedings include the written version of 130 papers presented at the International Association of Geodesy IAG2009 "Geodesy for Planet Earth" Scientific Assembly. It was held 31 August to 4 September 2009 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The theme "Geodesy for Planet Earth" was selected to follow the International Year of Planet Earth 2007-2009... more...

  • Geodetic Reference Framesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 269.00

    This book presents the original research on geodetic reference frames presented at the International Symposium on Geodetic Reference Frames of the International Association of Geodesy. more...

  • Earth on the Edge: Science for a Sustainable Planetby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 349.00

    This book series is composed of peer-reviewed proceedings of selected symposia organized by the International Association of Geodesy. It deals primarily with topics related to Geodesy Earth Sciences : terrestrial reference frame, Earth gravity field, Geodynamics and Earth rotation, Positioning and engineering applications. more...

  • Plotting the Globe: Stories of Meridians, Parallels, and the International Date Lineby Avraham Ariel; Nora Berger

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 57.00

    People use concepts such as time and date to structure their lives on a daily basis. They often measure their travel by marking points arranged along great circles on the globe. Yet most do not understand the origin and history of these terms and the stories of the intrepid adventurers, scientists, and seafarers who shaped our picture of the world... more...

  • Solving Algebraic Computational Problems in Geodesy and Geoinformaticsby Joseph Awange; Erik W. Grafarend

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 159.00

    While preparing and teaching ?Introduction to Geodesy I and II? to - dergraduate students at Stuttgart University, we noticed a gap which motivated the writing of the present book: Almost every topic that we taughtrequiredsomeskillsinalgebra,andinparticular,computeral- bra! From positioning to transformation problems inherent in geodesy and geoinformatics,... more...

  • Algebraic Geodesy and Geoinformaticsby Joseph Awange; Erik W. Grafarend; Béla Paláncz; Piroska Zaletnyik

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 239.00

    The book presents modern and efficient methods for solving Geodetic and Geoinformatics algebraic problems. more...

  • Vite matematicheby C. Bartocci; R. Betti; A. Guerraggio; R. Lucchetti

    Springer Milan 2007; US$ 19.95

    Lo scibile matematico si espande a un ritmo vertiginoso. Nel corso degli ultimi cinquant'anni sono stati dimostrati piů teoremi che nei precedenti millenni della storia umana. Per illustrare la ricchezza della matematica del Novecento, il presente volume porta sulla ribalta alcuni dei protagonisti di questa straordinaria impresa intellettuale, che... more...

  • Minding the Heavensby Leila Belkora

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 54.95

    Today, we accept that we live on a planet circling the sun, that our sun is just one of billions of stars in the galaxy we call the Milky Way, and that our galaxy is but one of billions born out of the big bang. Yet as recently as the early twentieth century, the general public and even astronomers had vague and confused notions about what lay beyond... more...

  • Mathematical Foundation of Geodesyby Kai Borre

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 259.00

    This volume contains selected papers by Torben Krarup, one of the most important geodesists of the 20th century. The collection includes the famous booklet "A Contribution to the Mathematical Foundation of Physical Geodesy" from 1969, the unpublished "Molodenskij letters" from 1973, the final version of "Integrated Geodesy" from 1978, "Foundation... more...