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Get complete instructions for manipulating, processing, cleaning, and crunching datasets in Python. Updated for Python 3.6, the second edition of this hands-on guide is packed with practical case studies that show you how to solve a broad set of data analysis problems effectively. You’ll learn the latest versions of pandas, NumPy, IPython, and Jupyter in the process. Written by Wes McKinney, the creator of the Python pandas project, this book is a practical, modern introduction to data science tools in Python. It’s ideal for analysts new to Python and for Python programmers new to data science and scientific computing. Data files and related material are available on GitHub. Use the IPython shell and Jupyter notebook for exploratory computing Learn basic and advanced features in NumPy (Numerical Python) Get started with data analysis tools in the pandas library Use flexible tools to load, clean, transform, merge, and reshape data Create informative visualizations with matplotlib Apply the pandas groupby facility to slice, dice, and summarize datasets Analyze and manipulate regular and irregular time series data Learn how to solve real-world data analysis problems with thorough, detailed examples
Combining respected authors with a problem solving approach. This edition of Fundamentals of Corporate Finance continues to use guided problem solutions to help students apply problems solving methodology and real life financial problems help students practice and connect to real world financial decisions. With updated standards, examples, exercises and statistics and common mistake boxes students are provided with a current text that enables them to build knowledge while building their problem solving and decision making skills.
Core Tax Legislation and Study Guide 2018 is a key text for tertiary students undertaking taxation subjects in law and business schools around Australia. The book is designed to be used in conjunction with other OUP taxation books, such as Australian Taxation Law, Foundations of Taxation Law, the Australian Tax Casebook and the Wolters Kluwer CCH text Australian Master Tax Guide. The book is divided into three parts. The first part contains a Research and Study Guide, which suggests various ways that students might go about researching tax problems, writing assignments and preparing for exams. The second part contains the Core Tax Legislation, which comprises extracts from relevant pieces of income tax, goods and services tax, fringe benefits tax, superannuation and related legislation and regulations. The compilation includes the main provisions studied in most tertiary taxation subjects and incorporates all amendments to 30 September 2017. The third part is a comprehensive Legislation Index.
Written by an expert author team, Australian Taxation Law 2018 provides a comprehensive analysis of taxation legislation, case law, rulings, administrative reforms, and policy announcements in key areas such as income tax, superannuation, GST, FBT and state taxes. It provides a conceptual framework for understanding topical tax issues and is a definitive guide through the complexities of taxation law, making it ideal for students and practitioners alike.
Over 500 data-based studies and years of field testing attest to the effectiveness of the microskills model in INTENTIONAL INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING: FACILITATING CLIENT DEVELOPMENT IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY, 9th Edition. This hallmark text enables students of many backgrounds to master basic skills in a step-by-step fashion, empowering them to use listening and influencing skills as they conduct full interviews. Students are challenged to re-evaluate their behaviors and perceptions, thereby gaining insight about themselves, their strengths, and areas where they can develop further. After finishing the text, students will have the ability to adapt their skills to address individual and multicultural uniqueness, conduct interviews using different theoretical approaches, and be well on their way to developing a personalized style and theory of interviewing and counseling. Neuroscience and neurobiology, and their applications to counseling, are clearly outlined throughout. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This author’s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, he argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward. At the heart of his theory, known as logotherapy, is a conviction that the primary human drive is not pleasure but the pursuit of what we find meaningful. This book has become one of the most influential books in America; it continues to inspire us all to find significance in the very act of living.
Essentials of Testing and Assessment: A Practical Guide for Counselors, Social Workers, and Psychologists$65.30
Comprehensive and easy to read, Neukrug and Fawcett’s ESSENTIALS OF TESTING AND ASSESSMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR COUNSELORS, SOCIAL WORKERS, AND PSYCHOLOGISTS, 3rd Edition, introduces learners to the concepts and applications of assessment and testing. Case vignettes, samples of real tests, and additional activities and exercises increase understanding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
How to Write Psychology Research Reports and Essays, 7e is endorsed by the Australian Psychological Society and is a useful reference to the strict guidelines required by the APS and the APA (American Psychological Association) styles. A student who grasps these concepts and learns the conventions will have a sound basis for presenting research in a professional manner, and writing well argued essays, so that the later step of writing for publication should be an easier one to take.