Since time immemorial, men have assumed superior innate qualities justified their exerting power over the other sex right up to the twentieth century. The last few years have seen the emergence of new literature to show that despite this, women have managed to become outstanding in their fields of expertise. But none discuss a fundamental question: is the supposed male superiority biological, or has it arisen for some other reason over the course of time?
This book builds a systemic view of deep learning-based non-invasive Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) systems: starting with the foundations of BCI systems and deep learning algorithms, to the overview of the state-of-the-art deep learning models addressing BCI challenges, detailed typical deep learning algorithms for brain signal analysis, as well as the advanced BCI applications including person authentication, visual reconstruction, language interpretation, assistive living, and neurological disorder diagnosis.
The book “Democracy Lives in Darkness: How and Why People Keep Their Politics a Secret” (Oxford University Press) was written by Emily Van Duyn, a professor of communication at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
A unique exploration of millennials’ vulnerabilities to work disruptions and how we can create better career futures.
Dr. Eric Taylor’s research focuses on the evolution and conservation of freshwater fishes. The UBC zoologist is also an avid angler. His new book, Rivers Run Through Us: A Natural and Human History of Great Rivers of North America, weaves together the social and ecological stories of some of the continent’s most important waterways.
An authority on Alzheimer's disease offers a history of past failures and a roadmap that points us in a new direction in our journey to a cure.
An interdisciplinary research project spent four years delving into the interior design culture that became Sweden’s 15th world heritage site, the decorated farmhouses of Hälsingland. A recently published book now reveals details about the techniques, materials and aesthetics that characterised these uniquely decorated homes.
“Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers: Mathematics, Technology, and Economics” offers a detailed and self-contained introduction to DLT, blockchains, and cryptocurrencies and seeks to equip the reader with an ability to participate in the crypto economy meaningfully.
Digital meeting places can work. But some measures give better unity and results.
A new book by two professors explores how faculty development centers, dedicated to improving higher ed teachers, have changed in their mission and approach in similar ways to educational trends in the United States. The book features interviews from those who lead and have led the centers over several decades and analysis of the literature on faculty development.
Water, the most vital and familiar of substances on our planet, still holds many wonders and scientific surprises. Here it is explained in truly spectacular style by Jack Challoner, showing how water is at the same time a deceptively simple molecule, the wellspring of life and civilization, and one of the most ubiquitous substances in the cosmos.