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  • Natural language annotation for machine learning - Read On
    annotation cycle from selecting an annotation task and creating the annotation specification to designing the guidelines creating a gold standard corpus and then beginning the actual data creation with the annotation process Systems exist for analyzing existing corpora but making a new corpus can be extremely complex To help you build a foundation for your own machine learning goals this easy to use guide includes case studies that demonstrate four

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  • The summer prince - Read On
    Enki and Gil as they challenge their world s injustices Ages 14 up Agent Jill Grinberg Jill Grinberg Literary Management Mar c Copyright PWxyz LLC All rights reserved School Library Journal c Copyright 2010 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted Gr 9 Up Four hundred years earlier the Y Plague nearly decimated the world s male population Upon the ruins of Brazil Queen Odete constructed the pyramid city of Palmares Tres Here artist June Costa 16 dreams of greatness but instead finds herself tangled in an unusual and tragic love triangle involving her friend Gil and Enki the rebellious Summer King who must die at year s end so the city and its complex matrilineal political system can continue to thrive While Enki chooses Gil as his lover he is impressed with June s daring and they collaborate to create groundbreakingly memorable artwork But as Enki s inevitable sacrifice draws near the two flee Palmares Tres a move that will shake the very foundation of their city s future Rife with political turmoil and seeped in culture this unique and highly fantastical dystopian romance is both intriguing and imaginative Johnson excels at building rich and gorgeously complex worlds and her prose shines with a sophistication that s uncommon in YA literature This beautifully written novel will likely find a home with fans of Alison Croggon and Rachel Hartman Alissa J Bach Oxford Public Library MI c Copyright 2013 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted Terms of Use Table of Contents From The Summer Prince When I was eight my papai took me to the park to watch a king die At first all I saw were adults clad in bright blues and greens and

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  • Looking beyond graphics of Satyajit Ray - Read On
    Details Home Fiction L Looking beyond graphics of Satyajit Ray Looking beyond graphics of Satyajit Ray Author Sen Jayanti Publisher Lustre Press 2012 ISBN 9788174365651 Find in Library Reader Reviews

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  • Buddhist funeral cultures of Southeast Asia and China - Read On
    illustrations of the pasukula ceremony in Thai manuscripts Good death bad death and ritual restructurings the New Year ceremonies of the Phunoy in northern Feeding the dead ghosts materiality and merit in a Lao Buddhist festival for the deceased Funeral rituals bad death and the protection of social space among the Arakanese Burma Theatre of death and rebirth monks funerals in Burma From bones to ashes the Teochiu management of bad death in China and overseas For Buddhas families and ghosts the transformation of the Ghost Festival into a Dharma assembly in southeast China Xianghua foshi incense and flower Buddhist rites a local Buddhist funeral ritual tradition in southeastern China Buddhist passports to the other world a study of modern and early medieval Chinese Buddhist mortuary documents Terms of Use Summary The centrality of death rituals has rarely been documented in anthropologically informed studies of Buddhism Bringing together a range of perspectives including ethnographic textual historical and theoretically informed accounts this edited volume presents the diversity of the Buddhist funeral cultures of mainland Southeast Asia and China While the contributions show that the ideas and ritual practices related to death are continuously transformed in local contexts through political and social

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  • Future Asia The New Gold Rush in the East. - Read On
    rising superpower or coming collapse p 82 Can India eclipse China p 99 Japan the next Greece p 114 Indonesia Asia s next BRIC economy p 126 Wild wild East Asia s new frontier economies p 144 Future Asia conflict or cooperation p 167 Conclusion the four engines of Asian growth p 179 Bibliography p 188 Index p 191 Terms of Use Summary With its traditional growth engines failing the world is looking to Asia for economic salvation The rise of China India and ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations countries such as Indonesia and the rapid growth of Asian consumer markets are increasingly being seen as the new growth drivers for the world However this shift in economic power from West to East also brings new challenges Western multinationals face increasing competition from rapidly growing multinationals from developing countries such as Hyundai Tata and Acer as they challenge their Western competitors Competition for natural resources such as oil water and land will heighten regional political and military tensions Existing structures of global political economic and financial governance will also increasingly be challenged as the rise of new Asian economic powers alters the global geopolitical order that has dominated the

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  • Mike a priceless journey a child survivor of Batu Lintang POW Camp tells his unusual life story - Read On
    priceless journey a child survivor of Batu Lintang POW Camp tells his unusual life story Mike a priceless journey a child survivor of Batu Lintang POW Camp tells his unusual life story Author Jeli bin Abdullah Publisher Jeli Abdullah 2011

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  • The mosquito - Read On
    9781600148811 hardcover alk paper Find in Library Reader Reviews Annotation Summary Everyone knows that mosquitoes are bloodsuckers But did you know that some can cast the shadow of death with a bite They spread malaria and life threatening fevers through

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  • From sheep to sweater - Read On
    Details Home Fiction F From sheep to sweater From sheep to sweater Author Nelson Robin Publisher Lerner 2012 ISBN 9780761365648 lib bdg alk paper Find in Library Reader Reviews

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