Carl Moffat was sat at his desk having a day like so many others that had gone before. Slouched over his desk, surrounded by intimidating piles of paperwork, the words and images of his travel... More > brochure seemed to gain extra appeal. Just a week in the sun, relaxing, drinking ice-cold beer and everything would be alright again for another year. He picked up the phone and made that call. Little did he know that this holiday would change his life forever. Carl’s time on the beautiful and fertile Greek island of Naxos is a story which will grip you at once as you warm to the quirky characters. If you are seeking a classic and sometimes amusing tale of romance, desire, adventure and love this is the book for you. The text is beautifully illustrated with line drawings evoking the mystery and delight of the island.< Less
There is no sight which sums up all that is good about the springtime more than newborn lambs playing in the fields. They are full of the real excitement of life, and everything seems new and... More > interesting. They play together in little groups, making new friends, but when they become uncertain or hungry then only mum will do. As you tiptoe through the pages you will meet many of Lizzie's friends and learn how sheep can looks so different close up. The book is crammed with many beautiful colour pictures of sheep and lambs close up, and all so cuddly you will want to stroke them and pick them up. The text is designed to draw your child into the story, making new friends along the way. Lizzie's story continues in two further books.< Less
Create loom-ready dobby files with Photoshop® or Photoshop Elements®. Complete step-by-step instructions for building your own collection of weaves (pattern presets) and designing original... More > liftplans for use in conjunction with all current weave programs as loom drivers. For intermediate to advanced handweavers. B/W, many diagrams.< Less
Network Drafting: An Introduction offers the designer/weaver an entrée into an exciting new world—the weaving of curved designs in many structures on the multishaft loom without jacquard... More > devices, draw harnesses, or other loom modifications. Weavers with looms of eight or more shafts, with or without dobbies, will love this book. Think curves!
First published in 1994. The current edition contains all the material in the original text, including illustrations and diagrams.< Less
This book describes a process that initially takes a hardline approach against
redundant data, and then relaxes the approach for gains in query performance.
The book is suited to both researchers and... More > practitioners in the field of semistructured
Some of the material in this book has been published at international conferences.
The material in Chapter 5 was originally based on work presented
in [Wu et al., 2001a] and Chapter 6 was originally based on [Chen et al., 2002].
The material in Chapter 3 was published as a technical report at the National
University of Singapore [Dobbie et al., 2000].< Less