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  • The Scientist's Atom and the Philosopher's Stoneby Alan Chalmers

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 103.91

    The author of this book offers a uniquely comprehensive and documented history of theories of the atom from Democritus to the twentieth century. He has drawn on the results of his own scholarly research as well as that of others to produce a challenging work. more...

  • International Pharmaceutical Registrationby Alan A. Chalmers

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 139.95

    The increasing globalization of pharmaceutical markets and continuing consolidation within the pharmaceutical industry have highlighted the challenges of rapidly evolving regulatory requirements and created a much greater appreciation of the need for regulatory awareness throughout the industry. This book provides a practical overview and guide to... more...

  • Atmospheric Electricityby J. Alan Chalmers

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95

    Atmospheric Electricity brings together numerous studies on various aspects of atmospheric electricity. This book is composed of 13 chapters that cover the main problems in the field, including the maintenance of the negative charge on the earth and the origin of the charges in thunderstorms. After a brief overview of the historical developments of... more...

  • One Hundred Years of Pressureby Alan F. Chalmers

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.80

    This monograph investigates the development of hydrostatics as a science. In the process, it sheds new light on the nature of science and its origins in the Scientific Revolution. Readers will come to see that the history of hydrostatics reveals subtle ways in which the science of the seventeenth century differed from previous periods. The key,... more...

  • The Global Partnership Against WMDby Alan Heyes; Wyn Q. Bowen; Hugh Chalmers

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    The 9/11 terrorist attacks prompted a new urgency in efforts to deal with chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear proliferati on. The potential acquisition and use by terrorist groups of such weaponry was suddenly a much increased threat. The G8 Global Partnership against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction subsequently... more...

  • Practical Parallel Renderingby Alan Chalmers; Erik Reinhard; Tim Davis

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 83.95

    Meeting the growing demands for speed and quality in rendering computer graphics images requires new techniques. Practical parallel rendering provides one of the most practical solutions. This book addresses the basic issues of rendering within a parallel or distributed computing environment, and considers the strengths and weaknesses of multiprocessor... more...

  • Atmospheric Electricityby J. Alan Chalmers; D. ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Atmospheric Electricity, Second Edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the various aspects and areas of concern in atmospheric electricity. The book limits its concerns to the essential and unique topics that are relevant to the general problems in atmospheric electricity. The text first presents historical survey atmospheric electricity,... more...

  • Advanced High Dynamic Range Imagingby Francesco Banterle; Alessandro Artusi; Kurt Debattista; Alan Chalmers

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 70.95

    Imaging techniques seek to simulate the array of light that reaches our eyes to provide the illusion of sensing scenes directly. Both photography and computer graphics deal with the generation of images. Both disciplines have to cope with the high dynamic range in the energy of visible light that human eyes can sense. Traditionally photography and... more...

  • High Dynamic Range Videoby Alan Chalmers; Patrizio Campisi; Peter Shirley; Igor GarcĂ­a Olaizola

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 175.00

    High Dynamic Range Video: Concepts, Technologies and Applications gives an introduction to a full range of topics within the end-to-end HDR video pipeline, covering the issues around capturing HDR and stereo HDR video, such as ghosting and use of legacy LDR systems, how HDR video can be manipulated, including real-time mixing, the very latest designs... more...

  • Advanced High Dynamic Range Imaging, Second Editionby Francesco Banterle; Alessandro Artusi; Kurt Debattista; Alan Chalmers

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 139.95

    This book explores the methods needed for creating and manipulating HDR content. HDR is a step change from traditional imaging; more closely matching what we see with our eyes. In the years since the first edition of this book appeared, HDR has become much more widespread, moving from a research concept to a standard imaging method. This new edition... more...