|Author||: Arthur Herzog|
|Publisher||: Arthur Herzog III|
|Release Date||: 2002-10|
|ISBN 10||: 0595253415|
|Pages||: 257 pages|
|Rating||: 4/5 from 21 reviews|
Killer bees from Africa attack the US.
by Frank Schatzing
Whales begin sinking ships. Toxic, eyeless crabs poison Long Island's water supply. The North Sea shelf collapses, killing thousands in Europe. Around the world, countries are beginning to feel the effects of the ocean's revenge as the seas and their inhabitants begin a violent revolution against mankind. At stake is the survival of the Earth's fragile ecology—and ultimately, the survival of the human race itself. The apocalyptic catastrophes of The Day After Tomorrow meet the watery menace of TheGET BOOK!
by Orson Scott Card,Aaron Johnston
Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston return to their Ender's Game prequel series with this first volume of an all-new trilogy about the Second Formic War in The Swarm. The first invasion of Earth was beaten back by a coalition of corporate and international military forces, and the Chinese army. China has been devastated by the Formic's initial efforts to eradicate Earth life forms and prepare the ground for their own settlement. The Scouring of China struck fear into theGET BOOK!
by Margaret A. Edwards
Edwards's philosophies and practices, as illustrated in The Fair Garden and the Swarm of Beasts, have influenced and inspired generations of librarians since its original publication in 1969, and continue to be a foundation for today's new young adult librarians.GET BOOK!
by Robert V. S. Redick
“If any ambitious TV producers are looking for [a] multi-part fantasy to adapt after the success of HBO’s Game of Thrones . . . Robert Redick’s impressive Chathrand Voyage series . . . has it all.”—SFX Robert V. S. Redick brings his acclaimed fantasy series The Chathrand Voyage to a triumphant close that merits comparison to the work of such masters as George R. R. Martin, Philip Pullman, and J.R.R. Tolkien himself. The evil sorcerer Arunis is dead, yet the dangerGET BOOK!
by Byung-Chul Han
A prominent German thinker argues that—contrary to “Twitter Revolution” cheerleading—digital communication is destroying political discourse and political action. The shitstorm represents an authentic phenomenon of digital communication. —from In the Swarm Digital communication and social media have taken over our lives. In this contrarian reflection on digitized life, Byung-Chul Han counters the cheerleaders for Twitter revolutions and Facebook activism by arguing that digital communication is in fact responsible for the disintegration of community and public space and isGET BOOK!
by Troy Denning
In the explosive conclusion to the Dark Nest trilogy, Luke Skywalker summons the heroes of the New Jedi Order from near and far, as the Star Wars galaxy teeters on the edge of eternal war. Yet even the combined powers of the formidable Jedi may not be enough to vanquish the deadly perils confronting them. The Chiss-Killik border war is threatening to engulf the entire galaxy and raising the awful specter of Killiks sweeping across space to absorb all livingGET BOOK!
by John Whitman
Visiting the S'krr world with their uncle Hoole, Zak and Tash find themselves in a difficult situation when Zak accidentally kills a strange creature and sparks an ecological war.GET BOOK!
by Vito Trianni
In this book the use of ER techniques for the design of self-organising group behaviours, for both simulated and real robots is introduced. The book tries to mediate between two apparently opposed perspectives: engineering and cognitive science. The experiments presented in the book and the results obtained contribute to the assessment of ER not only as a design tool, but also as a methodology for modelling and understanding intelligent adaptive behaviours.GET BOOK!
by Nadia Nedjah,Luiza Macedo Mourelle
Systems designers have learned that many agents co-operating within the system can solve very complex problems with a minimal design effort. In general, multi-agent systems that use swarm intelligence are said to be swarm intelligent systems. Today, these are mostly used as search engines and optimization tools. This volume reviews innovative methodologies of swarm intelligence, outlines the foundations of engineering swarm intelligent systems and applications, and relates experiences using the particle swarm optimisation.GET BOOK!
by George Venn
Packed with sweetness and stinging, George Venn's KEEPING THE SWARM: NEW AND SELECTED ESSAYS is a honey house chuckablock of eclectic gifts: stories, songs, adventures, memoirs, meditations, eulogies, poems. There are new cells of joy, old black combs of grief, memories of love's honey flow. "This welcome essay collection by the sharpest-eyed Northwest writer conjures the region he knows so intimately. His careful portraits of mining towns, wheat harvest, bee keeping, snowland wonders ring clean and true... This venerable voiceGET BOOK!
by Michael Galloway
There are over one million known species of insects in the world. They exist on every continent and have even been taken into space. Despite their diminutive size, God has used them to serve several mighty purposes. From the plagues of Exodus to the Israelites' entry into the Promised Land, insects have played a pivotal role in the course of the Biblical events. God has also used insects as a means of judgment and to make a point: that HeGET BOOK!
by Michael Moorcock
Almost anyone who has read or written Science Fiction or fantasy has been inspired by the work of Michael Moorcock. His literary flair and grand sense of adventure have been evident since his controversial first novel Behold the Man, through the stories and novels featuring his most famous character, Elric of Melniboné, to his fantasy masterpiece, Gloriana, winner of both the Campbell Memorial and World Fantasy, awards for best novel. Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, and Michael Chabon all cite MoorcockGET BOOK!
by Melani Gray
A single Hive is a home for thousands of Eols, a biomechanical race clad in red armors and endowed with the ability to fly. Sharp-witted Xe is just another youngster among its huge stirring masses, starting at the hierarchy bottom. Eager to serve the community and prove his worth, he dreams of great adventures, and nothing excites him more than prospects of going on the flying missions with the rest of his swarm. But the outside world is not whatGET BOOK!
by Patrick Siarry,Lhassane Idoumghar,Julien Lepagnot
This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Swarm Intelligence Based Optimization, ICSIBO 2014, held in Mulhouse, France, in May 2014. The 20 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 48 submissions. Topics of interest presented and discussed in the conference focuses on the theoretical progress of swarm intelligence metaheuristics and their applications in areas such as: theoretical advances of swarm intelligence metaheuristics, combinatorial, discrete, binary, constrained, multi-objective, multi-modal, dynamic, noisy, and large-scale optimization, artificial immuneGET BOOK!