Science & Nature Reference Books

The Introvert Writer: Being Your Creative Best By Being Your Truest Self

Are you an introvert with dreams of becoming a successful author? Unlock the power of your true self to take your writing career to the next level.Are you worried that your introversion is holding you back? Do you dread writer groups and conferences? Are you afraid that you don't have what it takes to put yourself out there and sell more copies? Author Jamie Arpin-Ricci has decades of experience mentoring professionals on personality types, and now he's here to help you get the most out of your gifts too.

The Introvert Writer examines how to overcome the common obstacles of introversion and how to capitalize on your natural strengths. With Arpin-Ricci's guidance, you'll learn how to interact with the writing community and sell more copies without draining your energy. Inside this book, you'll find the tools you need to reach your writing potential without sacrificing your true self.

In The Introvert Writer, you'll discover: Why being an introvert isn't a weakness; it's actually a strength for writersHow to create boundaries and manage expectations for your writing careerHow to avoid the common introverted author pitfallsHow to turn your dedication and hard work into tangible resultsA treasure trove of inspirational and educational resources, and much, much more! This must-have resource truly turns the negative stigma of introversion on its head. If you like insights from a leading expert, practical step-by-step guidance, and motivational advice that gives you the courage to take action, then you'll love Jamie Arpin-Ricci's inspirational guide.

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Safety and Reliability – Safe Societies in a Changing World: Proceedings of ESREL 2018, June 17-21, 2018, Trondheim, Norway

Safety and Reliability - Safe Societies in a Changing World collects the papers presented at the 28th European Safety and Reliability Conference, ESREL 2018 in Trondheim, Norway, June 17-21, 2018.

The contributions cover a wide range of methodologies and application areas for safety and reliability that contribute to safe societies in a changing world. These methodologies and applications include:

- foundations of risk and reliability assessment and management

- mathematical methods in reliability and safety

- risk assessment

- risk management

- system reliability

- uncertainty analysis

- digitalization and big data

- prognostics and system health management

- occupational safety

- accident and incident modeling

- maintenance modeling and applications

- simulation for safety and reliability analysis

- dynamic risk and barrier management

- organizational factors and safety culture

- human factors and human reliability

- resilience engineering

- structural reliability

- natural hazards

- security

- economic analysis in risk management

Safety and Reliability - Safe Societies in a Changing World will be invaluable to academics and professionals working in a wide range of industrial and governmental sectors: offshore oil and gas, nuclear engineering, aeronautics and aerospace, marine transport and engineering, railways, road transport, automotive engineering, civil engineering, critical infrastructures, electrical and electronic engineering, energy production and distribution, environmental engineering, information technology and telecommunications, insurance and finance, manufacturing, marine transport, mechanical engineering, security and protection, and policy making.

Natural Computing and Beyond: Winter School Hakodate 2011, Hakodate, Japan, March 2011 and 6th International Workshop on Natural Computing, Tokyo, ... in Information and Communications Technology)

This book contains the joint proceedings of the Winter School of Hakodate (WSH) 2011 held in Hakodate, Japan, March 15-16, 2011, and the 6th International Workshop on Natural Computing (6th IWNC) held in Tokyo, Japan, March 28-30, 2012, organized by the Special Interest Group of Natural Computing (SIG-NAC), the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI). This volume compiles refereed contributions to various aspects of natural computing, ranging from computing with slime mold, artificial chemistry, eco-physics, and synthetic biology, to computational aesthetics.