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The 'Recent Additions' of books are kept on display for reference and consultation for a week. These are normally displayed on every Monday and will remain on display till the end of week. However, they can be reserved when they are on display and will be issued on Saturday between 9.00am and 1.00pm. These weekly lists below provide the information on the latest additions to our collection.




Volume 16 No. 26-27
Period : 23rd June to 6 July

Computer Science, Data Proceesing, Programming (001-099)
  1. Pattern recognition and big data
  2. by Pal, Amita | 005.7 PAL | 031418
    Pattern Recognition and Big Data provides state-of-the-art classical and modern approaches to pattern recognition and mining, with extensive real life applications. The book describes efficient soft and robust machine learning algorithms and granular computing techniques for data mining and knowledge discovery; and the issues associated with handling Big Data Read more...

  1. Single channel phase-aware signal processing in speech communication : theory and practice
  2. by Mowlaee, Pejman | 006.454 MOW | 031439
    Speech communication technology is a key factor in human-machine interaction, digital hearing aids, mobile telephony, and automatic speech/speaker recognition. With the proliferation of these applications, there is a growing requirement for advanced methodologies that can push the limits of the conventional solutions relying on processing the signal magnitude spectrum Read more...

Religion (200-299)
  1. 50 Spiritual classics
  2. by Butler-Bowden, Tom | 204 BUT | 031191
    50 Spiritual Classics captures the diversity of life journeys that span centuries, continents, spiritual traditions and secular beliefs: from the historical The Book of Chuang Tzu to modern insight from the Kabbalah, from Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet to Eckhart Tolle's recent The Power of Now. The first and only bite-sized guide to the very best in spiritual writing, this one-of-a-kind collection includes personal memoirs and complelling biographies of such diverse figures as Gandhi Read more...

Social Sciences, Sociology & Anthropology (300-399)
  1. Disability, gender and the trajectories of power
  2. by Hans, Asha | 305.908082 HAN | 031239
    Hans’s book is moulded within the justice–equality framework and identifies women with disabilities as one of the most severely excluded marginal groups…. Disability, Gender and the Trajectories of Power should be regarded as a significant contribution to the discourse on gender and disability at a time when disability studies is only beginning to be recognized in Indian academic circles .Read more...

  1. Atlas of Economic complexity : mapping paths to prosperity
  2. by Hausmann, Ricardo | 330.1 HAU | 031413
    Why do some countries grow and others do not? The authors of The Atlas of Economic Complexity offer readers an explanation based on "Economic Complexity," a measure of a society's productive knowledge. Prosperous societies are those that have the knowledge to make a larger variety of more complex products. The Atlas of Economic Complexity attempts to measure the amount of productive knowledge countries hold and how they can move to accumulate more of it by making more complex products Read more...

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (500-599)
  1. Computational aspects of polynomial identities : Kemer's theorems
  2. by Kanel-Belov, Alexei | 512.4 KAN | 031233
    The book first discusses the theory needed for Kemer’s proof, including the featured role of Grassmann algebra and the translation to superalgebras. The authors develop Kemer polynomials for arbitrary varieties as tools for proving diverse theorems. They also lay the groundwork for analogous theorems that have recently been proved for Lie algebras and alternative algebras. They then describe counterexamples to Specht’s conjecture in characteristic p as well as the underlying theory Read more...

  1. Navier-stokes problem in the 21st century
  2. by Lemarie, Pierre Gilles | 518.64 LEM | 031162
    The complete resolution of the Navier–Stokes equation—one of the Clay Millennium Prize Problems—remains an important open challenge in partial differential equations (PDEs) research despite substantial studies on turbulence and three-dimensional fluids. The Navier–Stokes Problem in the 21st Century provides a self-contained guide to the role of harmonic analysis in the PDEs of fluid mechanics Read more...

  1. Loop quantum gravity : the first 30 years
  2. by Ashtekar, Abhay | 539.754 ASH | 031364
    The aim is two-fold — to provide a contemporary introduction to the entire field for students and post-docs, and to present an overview of the current status for more senior researchers. The contributions include the latest developments that are not discussed in existing books, particularly recent advances in quantum dynamics both in the Hamiltonian and sum over histories approaches; and applications to cosmology of the early universe and to the quantum aspects of black holes Read more...

Technology (Applied Sciences) (600-699)
  1. Medicinal plants and mushrooms of India, Vol. I
  2. by Sarma, Jatindra | 615.3210954 SAR | 031282
    This book of MEDICINAL PLANTS AND MUSHROOMS OF INDIA has information on the popular medicinal and aromatic plants available in different parts of India including some rare plants and the ones on the verge of extinction. Special emphasis was given for the members of Dioscoreaceae, Piperaceae, Moraceae, Rubiaceae, Cluseaceae, Aristolochiaceae etc resulting in recording of interesting species. For sustaining interest of all sections Read more...

  1. Medicinal plants and mushrooms of India, Vol. II
  2. by Sarma, Jatindra | 615.3210954 SAR | 031283
    This book of MEDICINAL PLANTS AND MUSHROOMS OF INDIA has information on the popular medicinal and aromatic plants available in different parts of India including some rare plants and the ones on the verge of extinction. Special emphasis was given for the members of Dioscoreaceae, Piperaceae, Moraceae, Rubiaceae, Cluseaceae, Aristolochiaceae etc resulting in recording of interesting species. For sustaining interest of all sections Read more...

  1. Green electronics manufacturing : creating environmental sensible products
  2. by Wang, John X. | 621.3810286 WAN | 031257
    Going "green" is becoming a major component of the mission for electronics manufacturers worldwide. While this goal seems simplistic, it poses daunting dilemmas. Yet, to compete effectively in the global economy, manufacturers must take the initiative to drive this crucial movement. Green Electronics Manufacturing: Creating Environmental Sensible Products provides you with a complete Read more...

  1. International entrepreneurship : starting, developing, and managing a global venture
  2. by Hisrich, Robert D. | 658.049 HIS | 031276
    Combining comprehensive coverage with a wide variety of real-life cases, International Entrepreneurship gives you the tools you need to successfully launch international ventures in today’s hypercompetitive world. Bestselling author Dr. Robert D. Hisrich helps students and entrepreneurs develop global business plans, select international opportunities, and determine the best entry strategy Read more...

  1. Type is beautiful : the story of fifty remarkable fonts
  2. by Loxley, Simon | 686.22409 LOX | 031326
    This book explores fifty of the most remarkable typefaces, dating from the birth of European printing in the fifteenth century (and the type used in the Gutenberg Bible – the first significant book to be printed in Europe) to the present day. It features key examples in the aesthetic development of typography (Caslon, Baskerville, Bodoni) and those fonts which have made a significant impact on the wider world Read more...

Arts & recreation (700-799)
  1. Caricatures and cartoons, 1890-1905 : a history of the world; Vol. 1 (1890 - 1897)
  2. by Hashimoto, Yorimitsu | 741.5 HAS | 031220
    This is a three-volume collection of caricatures and cartoons published between 1890-1905 in nearly 300 newspapers and journals of 25 countries, which includes India, Japan and other non-western regions as well as the UK, US and Europe. Including nearly 4200 illustrations, Caricatures and Cartoons, 1890-1905: A History of the World vividly describes the changes of the world around the turn of the century.Read more...

  1. Caricatures and cartoons, 1890-1905 : a history of the world; Vol. 2 (1898 - 1902)
  2. by Hashimoto, Yorimitsu | 741.5 HAS | 031221
    This is a three-volume collection of caricatures and cartoons published between 1890-1905 in nearly 300 newspapers and journals of 25 countries, which includes India, Japan and other non-western regions as well as the UK, US and Europe. Including nearly 4200 illustrations, Caricatures and Cartoons, 1890-1905: A History of the Worldvividly describes the changes of the world around the turn of the century.Read more...

  1. Caricatures and cartoons, 1890-1905 : a history of the world; Vol. 3 (1903 - 1905)
  2. by Hashimoto, Yorimitsu | 741.5 HAS | 031222
    This is a three-volume collection of caricatures and cartoons published between 1890-1905 in nearly 300 newspapers and journals of 25 countries, which includes India, Japan and other non-western regions as well as the UK, US and Europe. Including nearly 4200 illustrations, Caricatures and Cartoons, 1890-1905: A History of the Worldvividly describes the changes of the world around the turn of the century.Read more...

Literature & rhetoric (800-899)
  1. Origin : Number 5 Of The Robert Langdon Series
  2. by Brown, Dan | 813.54 BRO | 031363
    Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever”. The evening’s host is his friend and former student, Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old tech magnate whose dazzling inventions and audacious predictions have made him a controversial figure around the world Read more...

History & Geography (900-999)
  1. Indira Gandhi : a life in nature
  2. by Ramesh, Jairam | 954.045092 RAM | 031442
    Indira Gandhi, prime minister of India for sixteen years, was as charismatic as she was controversial—at once admired and criticized for her political judgements and actions. Yet beyond such debate, what has not been fully understood is her life-long communion with nature and how that defined her very being. Weaving personal, political and environmental history, politician-scholar Jairam Ramesh narrates the compelling story of Indira Gandhi, the naturalist. He tells us why and Read more...



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