Probabilistic Graphical Models: 7th European Workshop, PGM by Linda C. van der Gaag, Ad J. Feelders

By Linda C. van der Gaag, Ad J. Feelders

This publication constitutes the refereed complaints of the seventh foreign Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical types, PGM 2014, held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in September 2014. The 38 revised complete papers provided during this ebook have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from forty four submissions. The papers hide all points of graphical versions for probabilistic reasoning, choice making, and learning.

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European Monetary Union and Exchange Rate Dynamics: New by Paul J.J. Welfens

By Paul J.J. Welfens

The production of the eu method of valuable Banks (ESCB) and the beginning of the Euro in 1999 are historic marks for Europe. With the beginning of the hot forex and the ECB the realm economic system is also dealing with an enormous structural swap and new demanding situations. In a old viewpoint the eu financial Union has the original characteristic universal new establishment, the ECB, has been created. this can be in marked distinction to the Scandinavian and the Latin financial Union (France, Italy, Belgium th and Switzerland) within the overdue 19 century which was once a interval during which nationwide valuable banks have been created which will stabilize the respective nationwide monetary structures. within the beginning yr 1999 the ecu imperative financial institution had favorable stipulations within the feel that low inflation premiums and an financial upswing had coincided; whereas this could give a contribution to a Euro appreciation in the end the fast time period alternate fee advancements have been in marked distinction because the new foreign money misplaced approximately one hundred fifteen of its price inside of sixteen months; whereas alternate fee volatility has no longer been strange within the Nineteen Eighties the continuing and powerful fall ofthe Euro vis-a-vis the united states greenback, the pound, the Swiss franc and the Yen has raised issues. The robust preliminary fall of the Euro has created a few difficulties in constructing the hot forex as a powerful contender for the united states buck. in addition, there are a few theoretical demanding situations because the portfolio version bargains a slightly various message than the buying energy parity.

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Court Culture in Dresden: From Renaissance to Baroque by H. Watanabe-O'Kelly

By H. Watanabe-O'Kelly

This is often the 1st cultural heritage of Baroque Dresden, the capital of Saxony and crucial Protestant territory within the Empire from the mid-sixteenth to the early eighteenth century. Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly exhibits how the paintings patronage of the Electors matches into the highbrow weather of the age and investigates its political and spiritual context. Lutheran church song and structure, the effect of Italy, the cupboard of curiosities and the tradition of amassing, alchemy, mining and early expertise, reliable image-making and courtroom theatre are the various wealth of colorful matters handled throughout the interval 1553 to 1733.

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Central European Functional Programming School: 5th Summer by Viktória Zsók, Zoltán Horváth, Lehel Csató

By Viktória Zsók, Zoltán Horváth, Lehel Csató

This quantity provides the revised lecture notes of chosen talks given on the 5th important eu sensible Programming college, CEFP 2013, held in July 2013 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The 14 revised complete papers offered have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen. The lectures conceal a variety of allotted and multicore useful programming topics. The final five papers are chosen papers of the PhD Workshop prepared for the members of the summer season school.

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Lobbying in the European Parliament: The Battle for by Maja Kluger Dionigi

By Maja Kluger Dionigi

This e-book explains while and the way curiosity teams are influential within the ecu Parliament, which has turn into probably the most vital lobbying venues within the european. but we all know little in regards to the some ways within which curiosity teams and lobbyists impression parliamentary politics. the writer deals insights on 4 key circumstances of lobbying, in response to the research of european records, lobbying letters, and one hundred fifty interviews. She argues that lobbying good fortune depends upon a few elements, so much particularly the measure of counter-lobbying, factor salience, and committee receptiveness. those elements are introduced jointly within the framework of “Triple-I” - pursuits, concerns, and associations – to figure out the luck or failure of lobbying. This ebook may be of use to scholars and students attracted to european politics and governance, european decision-making, and curiosity team politics, besides policy-makers and practitioners.

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European Retail Research: 2010 I Volume 24 Issue I by Peter Schnedlitz, Dirk Morschett, Thomas Rudolph, Hanna

By Peter Schnedlitz, Dirk Morschett, Thomas Rudolph, Hanna Schramm-Klein, Bernhard Swoboda

The purpose of ecu Retail examine is to submit attention-grabbing manuscripts of top of the range and innovativeness with a spotlight on retail researchers, retail teachers, retail scholars and retail executives. because it has constantly been, retail executives are a part of the objective workforce and the data move among retail examine and retail administration is still part of the publication's notion. eu Retail learn welcomes manuscripts on unique theoretical or conceptual contributions in addition to empirical learn - dependent both on large-scale empirical info or at the case-study process. Following the cutting-edge in retail learn, articles on any significant concerns that main issue the overall box of retailing and distribution are welcome. The evaluate procedure will help the authors in improving the standard in their paintings and should provide them a reviewed ebook outlet. a part of the idea that of eu Retail examine is a brief e-book platform with a quick procession from manuscript submission to ultimate e-book.

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Advances in Databases and Information Systems: 19th East by Morzy Tadeusz, Patrick Valduriez, Ladjel Bellatreche

By Morzy Tadeusz, Patrick Valduriez, Ladjel Bellatreche

This publication constitutes the completely refereed court cases of the nineteenth East eu convention on Advances in Databases and data platforms, ADBIS 2015, held in Poitiers, France, in September 2015. The 31 complete papers and 18 brief papers awarded have been rigorously chosen and reviewed from one hundred thirty five submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections comparable to database conception and entry tools; person requisites and database evolution; multidimensional modeling and OLAP; ETL; transformation, extraction and archiving; modeling and ontologies; time sequence processing; functionality and tuning; complex question processing; approximation and skyline; confidentiality and trust.

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The Limits of Empire: European Imperial Formations in Early by Tonio Andrade, William Reger (eds.)

By Tonio Andrade, William Reger (eds.)

This quantity, released in honor of historian Geoffrey Parker, explores the operating of eu empires in a world standpoint, concentrating on essentially the most very important issues of Parker’s paintings: the boundaries of empire, that's to assert, the centrifugal forces - sacral, dynastic, army, diplomatic, geographical, informational - that plagued imperial formations within the early glossy interval (1500-1800). in this time of wrenching technological, demographic, climatic, and monetary swap, empires needed to fight with new non secular activities, incipient nationalisms, new sea routes, new army applied sciences, and an evolving kingdom method with complicated new principles of international relations. attractive with a number of present debates, the chapters during this e-book cut loose from traditional historic conceptions of empire as an basically western phenomenon with transparent demarcation traces among the colonizer and the colonized. those are changed right here by way of even more fluid and refined conceptions that spotlight advanced interplays among coalitions of rulers and governed. In so doing, the quantity builds upon contemporary paintings that more and more means that empires easily couldn't exist with out the consent in their imperial matters, or at the least major teams of them. This used to be as real for the British Raj because it was once for imperial China or Russia. when the 13 chapters during this publication specialise in a few geographic areas and undertake diversified ways, every one stocks a spotlight on, and curiosity in, the operating of empires and the ways in which imperial formations handled - or did not take care of - the demanding situations that beset them. Taken jointly, they replicate a brand new part within the evolving historiography of empire. additionally they mirror the scholarly contributions of the dedicatee, Geoffrey Parker, whose existence and paintings are mentioned within the introductory chapters and, we’re proud to assert, in a pleasant bankruptcy via Parker himself, an autobiographical mirrored image that closes the booklet.

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Emissions From European Agriculture by Tadeusz Kuczynski, Ulrich Dammgen, Jim Webb, Andrzej Myczko

By Tadeusz Kuczynski, Ulrich Dammgen, Jim Webb, Andrzej Myczko

The time whilst agricultural construction actions have been thought of impartial to the surroundings has certainly handed. For final 25 years there was turning out to be medical facts at the almost certainly deteriorating influence of ammonia published within the means of agricultural creation at the atmosphere. within the final 15 years extra concentration has been given to environmental and overall healthiness influence of airborne dirt and dust and VOC's generated by means of farming actions. basically very lately is the contribution of agricultural construction GHG's to international warming acknowledged. within the publication some of the features of agricultural emissions are mentioned. Its first half refers often to introductory, theoretical, and methodological concerns. the second one half provides the newest info on nationwide emissions, rather those of Nitrogen species in chosen person ecu international locations and the projections in their emission for all Europe. The 3rd half which bargains solely with ammonia brings entire survey of its emission abatement potentials, the price of acceptable activities and the problems of their useful implementation. It additionally considers the aptitude unwanted side effects of ammonia emission abatement measures

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Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases: by Annalisa Appice, Pedro Pereira Rodrigues, Vítor Santos

By Annalisa Appice, Pedro Pereira Rodrigues, Vítor Santos Costa, João Gama, Alípio Jorge, Carlos Soares

The 3 quantity set LNAI 9284, 9285, and 9286 constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the ecu convention on laptop studying and data Discovery in Databases, ECML PKDD 2015, held in Porto, Portugal, in September 2015. The 131 papers provided in those lawsuits have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a complete of 483 submissions. those contain 89 examine papers, eleven commercial papers, 14 nectar papers, 17 demo papers. They have been geared up in topical sections named: class, regression and supervised studying; clustering and unsupervised studying; info preprocessing; facts streams and on-line studying; deep studying; distance and metric studying; huge scale studying and large facts; matrix and tensor research; development and series mining; choice studying and label score; probabilistic, statistical, and graphical ways; wealthy facts; and social and graphs. half III is established in commercial music, nectar song, and demo track.

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