Those beginning studies in technology need a strong foundation in the basics before moving on to advanced technology courses and certification programs. MTA Database Administration Fundamentals is a new and innovative certification track that provides a pathway for future success in technology courses and careers. The MTA program curriculum helps teach and validate fundamental technology concepts, thus providing a foundation for careers as well as confidence needed to succeed in advanced studies. MOAC supports the MTA certification as well as any course where foundational technology concepts are taught.
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Membrane Computing, CMC11, held in Jena, Germany, in August 2010 - continuing the fruitful tradition of 10 previous editions of the International Workshop on Membrane Computing (WMC).The 23 revised full papers presented together with 4 invited papers and the abstracts of 2 keynote lectures were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers address in this volume cover all the main directions of research in membrane computing, ranging from theoretical topics in the mathematics and computer science to application issues. A special attention was paid to the interaction of membrane computing with biology and computer science, focusing both on the biological roots of membrane computing, on applications of membrane computing in biology and medicine, and on possible electronically based and bioinspired implementations.
Bestselling authors Michael Howard and David LeBlanc have partnered together again with John Viega, the man who uncovered the original 19 deadly programming sins, to completely update this book, adding five new sins. They deliver proven techniques for eliminating the most common code vulnerabilities.
Use the quick-start guide to create your course in a flash Post course materials, give quizzes, facilitate discussions, and handle grades You're an educator, not a psychic, so how would you know how to use Blackboard with no instructions? These step-by-step examples show you how to set up a Blackboard classroom, put your materials on the Internet, communicate online with students, and even evaluate their performance. Discover how to * Navigate the Blackboard environment * Customize your course menu * Add and organize course materials * Give online assignments * Conduct online discussions and chat rooms * Keep track of grades
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Client-Side Reporting with Visual Studio in C#" shows how to design and create stunning professional reports with the SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005 Reporting Services. Practical, step-by-step instruction on designing, developing, and deploying real-world reports quickly turns beginners into sophisticated report writers.
Updated to include all the recent developments to the PC and complete with a CD-ROM, this third edition is like a cool science museum in a book. But make no mistake--this is not a book for children. "How Computers Work" aims to teach readers about all the intricacies held within the machine.
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th symposium of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2010, held in Padua, Italy, in September 2010 as the First International Conference on Multilingual and Multimodal Information Access Evaluation - in continuation of the popular CLEF campaigns and workshops that have run for the last decade.The 12 revised full papers presented together with 2 keynote talks and 2 panel presentations were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers include advanced research into the evaluation of complex multimodal and multilingual information systems in order to support individuals, organizations, and communities who design, develop, employ, and improve such systems. The papers are organized in topical sections on resources, tools, and methods; experimental collections and datasets, and evaluation methodologies.
This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International DMTF Academic Alliance Workshop, SVM 2009, held in Wuhan, China, in September 2009.