a type primer

A Type Primer
Author: John Kane
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release Date: 2002
Pages: 196
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A guide full of practical hints to help build the confidence of graphics and typography students. Its aim is to bring the reader to the point where they understand the basic principles of typography and to strengthen the designer's eye through informed, direct observation.

A Type Primer  2nd Edition
Author: John Kane
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release Date: 2011-02-28
Pages: 240
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A bestselling practical introduction to typography, this book analyzes the basic principles and applications of type. In this revised and expanded edition, the author includes more on digital type, as well as new material on setting of type, choosing an appropriate typeface, and the use of color to reinforce typographic hierarchy. The section on grid systems has been strengthened with the addition of new explanatory diagrams. The book also includes a brief history of typography, numerous examples to illustrate the points raised, and a series of useful exercises to help readers put basic principles into practice. John Kane has set up an accompanying website with further information and exercises to be used in conjunction with the book. Engagingly written, this is an invaluable resource for all students of graphic design and typography.

Getting It Right With Type
Author: Victoria Squire
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release Date: 2006
Pages: 176
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Typography is no longer the specialist domain of the typesetter: these days anyone who uses a computer has access to a wide range of typefaces and effects. This book offers an introduction to the basics of typography, including choosing which typeface to use; adjusting letter-, line-, and word-spacing for improved legibility; understanding kerning and leading; and mastering typographic details, such as italics, punctuation, and line endings. The book is illustrated throughout with practical examples demonstrating good and bad solutions. There are tips for specific design tasks, such as letters, charts, tables, and design for the screen, and a glossary explaining typographic terms.

Dictionary Of DNA And Genome Technology
Author: Paul Singleton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-10-25
Pages: 528
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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DNA technology is evolving rapidly, with new methods and a fast-growing vocabulary. This unique dictionary offers current, detailed and accessible information on DNA technology to lecturers, researchers and students throughout the biomedical and related sciences. The third edition is a major update, with over 3000 references from mainstream journals and data from the very latest research – going well beyond the remit of most science dictionaries. It provides clear explanations of terms, techniques, and tests, including commercial systems, with detailed coverage of many important procedures and methods, and includes essay-style entries on many major topics to assist newcomers to the field. It covers topics relevant to medicine (diagnosis, genetic disorders, gene therapy); veterinary science; biotechnology; biochemistry; pharmaceutical science/drug development; molecular biology; microbiology; epidemiology; genomics; environmental science; plant science/agriculture; taxonomy; and forensic science.

A Primer In Cartilage Repair And Joint Preservation Of The Knee E Book
Author: Tom Minas
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2011-02-10
Pages: 288
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A Primer in Cartilage Repair and Joint Preservation of the Knee presents the full range of treatment options for a changing, increasingly younger patient population. Dr. Thomas Minas demonstrates each technique—from non-surgical to mini-incision total knee arthroplasty to the recent developments in tissue biologics—through a step-by-step approach. Surgical photographs and illustrations and procedural videos online at www.expertconsult.com. This highly visual, multimedia reference guides you in choosing the best treatment course for each patient. Get only the information you need through a technique-focused approach and the consistent style of a single author, Dr. Thomas Minas—a leading specialist in cartilage repair. Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with videos. Incorporate tissue biologics into your practice and provide your patients with additional options. Clearly see the nuances and important points of each technique with surgical photographs and artists’ renderings of key situations in the operating room. Select the best treatment course for each patient through extensive coverage of options from non-surgical to mini-incision total knee arthroplasty. Master cutting-edge techniques through videos online that demonstrate each procedure.

The C   Primer
Author: M. T. Skinner
Publisher: Silicon Press
Release Date: 1992
Pages: 295
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The T T Clark Hebrew Primer
Author: A.A. Macintosh
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date: 2015-01-29
Pages: 128
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Learning Biblical Hebrew can be extremely difficult. Here at last is a book designed to work in conjunction with the many Hebrew Grammars available in order to break this complex language down into bite-size chunks for revision and consolidation of key aspects of grammar, as well as vocabulary. A.A. Macintosh and C.L. Engle combine insights from teaching Hebrew in both the United States and Europe, and between them bring some fifty years of experience of teaching Hebrew to undergraduate students to this clearly structured book.

Primer On Cerebrovascular Diseases
Author: Louis R. Caplan
Publisher: Academic Press
Release Date: 1997-05-12
Pages: 823
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Primer on Cerebrovascular Diseases is a handy reference source for scientists, students, and physicians needing reliable, up-to-date information on basic mechanisms, physiology, pathophysiology, and medical issues related to brain vasculature. The book consists of short, specific chapters written by international experts on cerebral vasculature, and presents the information in a comprehensive and easily accessible manner. The book also contains valuable information on practical applications of basic research. Key Features * Presents topics in a comprehensive and accessible format * Written by international authorities on cerebral vasculature * Provides practical applications for researchers

A Primer In Biological Data Analysis And Visualization Using R
Author: Gregg Hartvigsen
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Release Date: 2014-02-18
Pages: 160
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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R is the most widely used open-source statistical and programming environment for the analysis and visualization of biological data. Drawing on Gregg Hartvigsen's extensive experience teaching biostatistics and modeling biological systems, this text is an engaging, practical, and lab-oriented introduction to R for students in the life sciences. Underscoring the importance of R and RStudio in organizing, computing, and visualizing biological statistics and data, Hartvigsen guides readers through the processes of entering data into R, working with data in R, and using R to visualize data using histograms, boxplots, barplots, scatterplots, and other common graph types. He covers testing data for normality, defining and identifying outliers, and working with non-normal data. Students are introduced to common one- and two-sample tests as well as one- and two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), correlation, and linear and nonlinear regression analyses. This volume also includes a section on advanced procedures and a chapter introducing algorithms and the art of programming using R.

The Pepper Lady   S Pocket Pepper Primer
Author: Jean Andrews
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Release Date: 2010-06-04
Pages: 192
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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More than a quarter of the people on earth eat peppers every day of their lives, and true pepper lovers are always looking for better-tasting, hotter peppers. This handy, reliable guide makes finding them easy, as capsicum expert Jean Andrews shows you how to identify and use 42 peppers, both fresh and dried, commonly available in North American markets. Andrews describes each pepper in detail, starting with its size, color, fruit shape, flesh, and pungency. She gives its common names, sources, and uses, and indicates other peppers that can substitute for it in recipes. Drawing on her vast store of pepper lore, she also includes notes and anecdotes about each pepper. Her color photographs illustrate all of the peppers. In addition to the species descriptions, Andrews offers practical guidance on selecting and storing, roasting and rehydrating, and growing and harvesting peppers. She explains pepper nomenclature, describes the pungency factor, and notes the significance of color, aroma, flavor, and nutrition.