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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Suggested Books of the Week 24, 2019 | Books - Helge Scherlund's eLearning News

Check out these books below by Cambridge University Press.

The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity

The Cambridge Handbook of Creativity
This second edition of the renowned Cambridge Handbook of Creativity expands on the first edition with over two thirds new material reaching across psychology, business, entrepreneurship, education, and neuroscience...

The book then examines the impacts on creativity of behaviour by teachers, managers, and leaders in particular.
  • Incorporates a variety of ideas from psychology, business, entrepreneurship, education, economics and neuroscience
  • Analyses creativity from multiple perspectives, including both individual and environmental perspectives
  • Examines the biological, cognitive, emotional, and motivational underpinnings of creativity
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The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance 

The Cambridge Handbook of
Expertise and Expert Performance
In this updated and expanded edition of The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance, some of the world's foremost experts on expertise share their scientific knowledge of expertise and expert performance and show how experts may differ from non-experts in terms of development, training, reasoning, knowledge, and social support...

General issues that cut across most domains are reviewed in chapters on various aspects of expertise, such as general and practical intelligence, differences in brain activity, self-regulated learning, deliberate practice, aging, knowledge management, and creativity.
  • The revised handbook will remain the primary source for anyone wanting to get an updated review of the current knowledge, by providing a comprehensive review of the current knowledge about expertise in all major domains
  • This book is for anyone interested in studying expert performance and expertise in their own domain of expertise, with its up-to-date knowledge of methods and concepts spanning forty areas
  • Any individual interested in improving their own or their employees' performance will find in this book detailed analysis of training methods for improving performance in all major domains of expertise
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Complex Analysis

Complex Analysis
This user-friendly textbook introduces complex analysis at the beginning graduate or advanced undergraduate level. Unlike other textbooks, it follows Weierstrass' approach, stressing the importance of power series expansions instead of starting with the Cauchy integral formula, an approach that illuminates many important concepts...

Aimed at students with some undergraduate background in real analysis, though not Lebesgue integration, this classroom-tested textbook will teach the skills and intuition necessary to understand this important area of mathematics.
  • Includes over 200 exercises, set at varying levels of difficulty to engage and motivate the reader
  • Illustrates analytical functions with color figures to grant a high level of detail and accessibility
  • Provides complete and detailed proofs and ties the subject with several other areas to give readers a comprehensive understanding of complex analysis and its applications
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Brain-Computer Interfacing - An Introduction

Brain-Computer InterfacingAn Introduction
The idea of interfacing minds with machines has long captured the human imagination. Recent advances in neuroscience and engineering are making this a reality, opening the door to restoration and augmentation of human physical and mental capabilities...

It can also be used for self-study and as a reference by neuroscientists, computer scientists, engineers, and medical practitioners. Key features include questions and exercises in each chapter and a supporting website.
  • The first single-author introductory textbook on brain-computer interfacing
  • No background is assumed in neuroscience, computing or engineering
  • Provides exhaustive coverage, including review questions, an extensive bibliography and an index
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Digital Logic Design - A Rigorous Approach

Digital Logic Design
A Rigorous Approach
This textbook, based on the authors' fifteen years of teaching, is a complete teaching tool for turning students into logic designers in one semester. Each chapter describes new concepts, giving extensive applications and examples. Assuming no prior knowledge of discrete mathematics, the authors introduce all background in propositional logic, asymptotics, graphs, hardware and electronics...

The extensive website (http://www.eng.tau.ac.il/~guy/Even-Medina/) includes teaching slides, links to Logisim and a DLX assembly simulator.
  • Offers a completely self-contained text that assumes no prior knowledge of discrete mathematics
  • Designed to turn students into logic designers in one semester
  • Features an extensive website with teaching slides, links to Logisim and a DLX assembly simulator, as well as other supplements
  • Each chapter includes concepts illustrated through extensive applications, examples and problems
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Social Media Intelligence

Social Media Intelligence
In the world of Facebook, Twitter and Yelp, water-cooler conversations with co-workers and backyard small talk with neighbors have moved from the physical world to the digital arena...

This book can help anyone facing the challenge of making sense of social media data to move beyond the current practice of social media monitoring to a more comprehensive use of social media intelligence.
  • Discusses a wide range of applications with examples and case studies drawn from consumer brands, political campaigns and celebrity image management
  • Rich in both the theoretical foundations and the practical applications related to social media behavior and marketing
  • Uses the science of opinion to better understand social media behavior, metrics and strategy
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Source: Cambridge University Press