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  • Procyclicality and the Search for Early Warning Indicatorsby Hyun Song Shin

    International Monetary Fund 2013; US$ 9.00

    This paper compares three types of early warning indicators of financial instability – those based on financial market prices, those based on normalized measures of total credit and those based on liabilities of financial intermediaries. Prices perform well as concurrent indicators of market conditions but are not suitable as early warning indicators.... more...

  • Hazardous Air Pollutantsby Dong-Chun Shin

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 57.95

    Hazardous Air Pollutants: Case Studies from Asia examines the variety of public health problems, such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, increased mortality, and impaired mental health, that are severely affecting multiple Asian countries as a result of exposure to high concentrations of air pollution in the wake of rapid industrialization.... more...

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting in Chinaby Kwang-Yong Shin

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 53.67

    This book analyzes the current situation and development trend of corporate social responsibility reporting in China as well as its international developing trend. It will help managers to improve the effectiveness of their own CSR report management. more...

  • Fiber Fuseby Shin-ichi Todoroki

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 68.51

    This concise introduction to the fiber fuse phenomenon, which can cause catastrophic damage to optical communications, features the author’s research data as well as high-quality photographs and video material in its package of online supporting materials. more...

  • Algorithm & SoC Design for Automotive Vision Systemsby Jaeseok Kim; Hyunchul Shin

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 114.19

    An emerging trend in the automobile industry is its convergence with information technology (IT). Indeed, it has been estimated that almost 90% of new automobile technologies involve IT in some form. Smart driving technologies that improve safety as well as green fuel technologies are quite representative of the convergence between IT and automobiles.... more...

  • Failure Analysis in Engineering Applicationsby Shin-Ichi Nishida

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Failure Analysis in Engineering Applications deals with equipment and machine design together with examples of failures and countermeasures to avoid such failures. This book analyzes failures in facilities or structures and the ways to prevent them from happening in the future. The author describes conventional terms associated with failure or states... more...

  • Vom Simulacrum zum Bildwesenby Seung-Chol Shin

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 68.00

    Die heutige Bildpraxis - wie sie sich beispielsweise in der Cyborg Art, Virtual Architecture oder Bio Art zeigt - befreit die Aktivität des Bildes, die bisher in der ästhetischen virtuellen Dimension eingesperrt war. Das Bild selbst kann sich nun als Lebewesen behaupten, indem es sich in einem Körper oder Material manifestiert. In der virtuellen Kunst... more...

  • High Temperature Superconductivityby Shin-ichi Uchida

    Springer Japan 2014; US$ 79.93

    This book presents an overview of material-specific factors that influence T c and give rise to diverse T c values for copper oxides and iron-based high- T c superconductors on the basis of more than 25 years of experimental data, to most of which the author has made important contributions. The book then explains why both compounds are distinct... more...

  • Narrative Development of School Childrenby Shin-Mei Kao

    Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 53.67

    This book reports the current aspects of children from multilingual families in Taiwan and describes these children's perceptions towards their linguistic, academic, and social development from a survey study and a discourse analysis study. The discourse analysis study focuses on the narrative developments of children born to Southeast Asian mothers... more...

  • Cancerby MD Ralph Buschbacher; MD Ki Shin

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 99.99

    Designed for the busy practitioner, Cancer provides succinct coverage of the assessment and treatment of a multitude of rehabilitation issues as they uniquely affect cancer patients. Broken into four sections with 66 alphabetically arranged topics, this go-to reference addresses the key concerns in cancer rehabilitation ranging from basic principles,... more...