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Read more about Linear Regression Using R: An Introduction to Data Modeling

Linear Regression Using R: An Introduction to Data Modeling

Copyright Year: 2016

Contributor: Lilja

Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing

License: CC BY-NC

Linear Regression Using R: An Introduction to Data Modeling presents one of the fundamental data modeling techniques in an informal tutorial style. Learn how to predict system outputs from measured data using a detailed step-by-step process to develop, train, and test reliable regression models. Key modeling and programming concepts are intuitively described using the R programming language. All of the necessary resources are freely available online.

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Read more about Writing the Nation: A Concise Introduction to American Literature 1865 to Present

Writing the Nation: A Concise Introduction to American Literature 1865 to Present

Copyright Year: 2015

Contributors: Berke, Bleil, and Cofer

Publisher: University of North Georgia Press

License: CC BY-SA

Writing the Nation: A Concise Guide to American Literature 1865 to Present is a text that surveys key literary movements and the American authors associated with the movement. Topics include late romanticism, realism, naturalism, modernism, and modern literature.

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Read more about Introduction to Programming Using Java - Eighth Edition

Introduction to Programming Using Java - Eighth Edition

Copyright Year: 2015

Contributor: Eck

Publisher: David J. Eck

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Welcome to the Eighth Edition of Introduction to Programming Using Java, a free, on-line textbook on introductory programming, which uses Java as the language of instruction. This book is directed mainly towards beginning programmers, although it might also be useful for experienced programmers who want to learn something about Java. It is not meant to provide complete coverage of the Java language.

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Read more about Introduction to Computer Graphics

Introduction to Computer Graphics

Copyright Year: 2016

Contributor: Eck

Publisher: David J. Eck

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Introduction to Computer Graphics is a free, on-line textbook covering the fundamentals of computer graphics and computer graphics programming. This book is meant for use as a textbook in a one-semester course that would typically be taken by undergraduate computer science majors in their third or fourth year of college.

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Read more about Introduction to Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition

Introduction to Psychology - 1st Canadian Edition

Copyright Year: 2010

Contributor: Walinga

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY-NC-SA

This book is designed to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. The focus on behaviour and empiricism has produced a text that is better organized, has fewer chapters, and is somewhat shorter than many of the leading books. The beginning of each section includes learning objectives; throughout the body of each section are key terms in bold followed by their definitions in italics; key takeaways, and exercises and critical thinking activities end each section.

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Read more about Introduction to Sociology - 2nd Canadian Edition

Introduction to Sociology - 2nd Canadian Edition

Copyright Year: 2016

Contributors: Little and McGivern

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY

Introduction to Sociology adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical introductory sociology course. In addition to comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories, we have incorporated section reviews with engaging questions, discussions that help students apply the sociological imagination, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. Although this text can be modified and reorganized to suit your needs, the standard version is organized so that topics are introduced conceptually, with relevant, everyday experiences.

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Read more about Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality in BC

Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality in BC

Copyright Year: 2015

Contributors: Westcott, Bird, and Briscoe

Publisher: BCcampus

License: CC BY

This textbook is an introduction to the tourism and hospitality industry in British Columbia, and is written with a first year college and university audience in mind. It is a collaborative work with input from educators, industry leaders, employers, and past graduates of BC's tourism and hospitality management programs. All chapters have been reviewed by experts in the field.

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Read more about A Concise Introduction to Logic

A Concise Introduction to Logic

Copyright Year: 2017

Contributor: DeLancey

Publisher: Open SUNY

License: CC BY-NC-SA

A Concise Introduction to Logic is an introduction to formal logic suitable for undergraduates taking a general education course in logic or critical thinking, and is accessible and useful to any interested in gaining a basic understanding of logic. This text takes the unique approach of teaching logic through intellectual history; the author uses examples from important and celebrated arguments in philosophy to illustrate logical principles. The text also includes a basic introduction to findings of advanced logic. As indicators of where the student could go next with logic, the book closes with an overview of advanced topics, such as the axiomatic method, set theory, Peano arithmetic, and modal logic. Throughout, the text uses brief, concise chapters that readers will find easy to read and to review.

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Read more about Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming

Eloquent JavaScript: A Modern Introduction to Programming

Copyright Year: 2014

Contributor: Haverbeke

Publisher: No Starch Press

License: CC BY-NC

JavaScript lies at the heart of almost every modern web application, from social apps like Twitter to browser-based game frameworks like Phaser and Babylon. Though simple for beginners to pick up and play with, JavaScript is a flexible, complex language that you can use to build full-scale applications.

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Read more about Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking

Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking

Copyright Year: 2016

Contributor: Van Cleave

Publisher: Matthew J. Van Cleave

License: CC BY

This is an introductory textbook in logic and critical thinking. The goal of the textbook is to provide the reader with a set of tools and skills that will enable them to identify and evaluate arguments. The book is intended for an introductory course that covers both formal and informal logic. As such, it is not a formal logic textbook, but is closer to what one would find marketed as a “critical thinking textbook.”

(10 reviews)

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