By C. Walton Lillehei M. D. (auth.), Dr. med. D. Horstkotte, Prof. Dr. med. F. Loogen (eds.)
By Mirko Scherer
Durch den immer intensiver werdenden globalen Wettbewerb sehen sich viele deutsche Unternehmen gezwungen, über Maßnahmen zur Steigerung der Effizienz und des Shareholder price nachzudenken. Mirko Scherer zeigt eine replacement zur Restrukturierung von Publikums-Aktiengesellschaften auf, bei der die Schwächen dieser Organisationsform berücksichtigt werden. Gleichzeitig sollen Konzerne durch interne Leveraged Buyouts im Rahmen von Restrukturierungs- und Desinvestitionsprogrammen einen Teil der Wertsteigerungen, die häufig durch Beteiligungsgesellschaften bei Leveraged und administration Buy-Outs erzielt werden, selbst realisieren können.
By Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Richard Jenkins
Even if the symbolic and political significance of flags has frequently been pointed out by way of students of nationalism, there are few in-depth reviews of the importance of flags for nationwide identities. This multi-disciplinary assortment bargains case reviews and comparisons of flag historical past, makes use of and controversies. This publication brings jointly a dozen students, from various nationwide and disciplinary backgrounds, to deals a cluster of shut readings of flags of their social contexts, typically modern, but additionally historic. Case reviews from Denmark, England, Northern eire, Norway, Sweden, and the us discover ways that flags are contested, fan the flames of robust feelings, may be commercialised in a few contexts yet now not in others, function quasi-religious symbols, and as actual boundary markers; how an identical flag might be solemn and formal in a single surroundings, yet stand for household bliss and casual cultural intimacy in one other.
By Colette Lewiner (auth.), Colette Lewiner (eds.)
By Bastian Leibe, Jiri Matas, Nicu Sebe, Max Welling
The eight-volume set comprising LNCS volumes 9905-9912 constitutes the refereed complaints of the 14th eu convention on computing device imaginative and prescient, ECCV 2016, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in October 2016.
The 415 revised papers provided have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 1480 submissions. The papers conceal all elements of computing device imaginative and prescient and development popularity resembling 3D desktop imaginative and prescient; computational images, sensing and reveal; face and gesture; low-level imaginative and prescient and picture processing; movement and monitoring; optimization equipment; physics-based imaginative and prescient, photometry and shape-from-X; reputation: detection, categorization, indexing, matching; segmentation, grouping and form illustration; statistical equipment and studying; video: occasions, actions and surveillance; purposes. they're geared up in topical sections on detection, popularity and retrieval; scene figuring out; optimization; photo and video processing; studying; motion, job and monitoring; 3D; and nine poster sessions.
By Tanja A. Börzel
This ebook finds how the institutional constructions of alternative nations were replaced in several methods via club within the eu Union. particularly, the writer indicates how eu Union club has affected the connection among the guts and the areas. In stories of Germany and Spain, she shows how Europeanization has undermined the areas, yet then resulted in cooperation among middle and areas to get the main from the ecu Union.
By Rainer Arnold
The e-book considers the alterations which nationwide sovereignty has gone through during the supranational ecu integration. In a variety of contributions by means of well known teachers and excessive judges exhibit the intense affects of supranationality at the ecu member states or even on 3rd nations that are attached with the european by means of foreign treaties. It turns into transparent that primacy of ecu legislations, the main major expression of supra-nationality, collides with nationwide sovereignty as anchored within the nationwide constitutions. The reports in actual fact express that almost all member states don't absolutely deny ecu legislation primacy yet are conscious of the necessity to locate an enough stability among the supranational and the nationwide orders. the outcome from the analyses of the authors from a variety of eu international locations is that the approaching constitutional paradigm is “constitutional identity”, an idea demonstrated by way of jurisprudence in Germany, France, Czech Republic (without being named so) and debated additionally in Poland which, herself, denies supranational influence at the nationwide structure fullyyt.
Studies on chosen european member states make clear the categorical nationwide ways in the direction of the constraints in their sovereignty as built by means of the constitutional jurisprudence (Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Italy, Germany with comparative references to uk and France). it really is illuminated that generally powerful sovereignty suggestions (UK, France) are significantly relativized and functionally opened in the direction of the mixing demanding situations. simple matters are in addition mirrored, corresponding to the supranational influence at the State’s energy to reform its structure, the relation of nationwide and constitutional id and the nationwide and supranational views of identification. The booklet additionally comprises Europe past the ecu via study at the supranational personality of organization treaties (from a Ukrainian standpoint) and at the Europeanization of a 3rd nation getting ready european club (Albania).
By Bodo Baschek, Gerhard Klare, James Lequeux
The court cases of the second one eu assembly on "New facets of MagellanicCloud examine" overview the latest growth within the learn of the LMC and SMC. The actions in the ground-based ESO key programme "Coordinated Investigations of chosen areas within the Magellanic Clouds", in addition to new fascinating observations from area missions (ROSAT, IUE, ISO, IRAS) lead to a extra profound insightinto the constitution, kinematics, populations (stars, clusters, interstellar medium), and the chemical composition and evolution of the Magellanic Cloud method. The booklet addresses researchers and graduate scholars in astrophysics.
By James I. McClintock
Jack London was once an early twentieth-century author whose fiction stumbled on nice renowned charm and a large readership; yet he used to be additionally a super contributor to the paintings of the quick tale. Jack London's powerful Truths (originally released as White common sense: Jack London's brief Stories) is a hugely readable explication of the paintings of 1 of America's masters of the style, the 1st literary determine to include the good turn-of-the-century revolutions in pondering the ordinary, social and mental worlds into his imaginative and prescient. those innovative rules have been robust simply because, at the one hand, they promised a brand new and higher international; at the different, they hinted at an imminent non secular financial ruin and social apocalypse.
This version incorporates a new advent and an up-to-date bibliography.