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February 17, 2017

Learning OpenCV 3: Computer Vision in C++ with the OpenCV Library


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Get started in the rapidly expanding field of computer vision with this practical guide. Written by Adrian Kaehler and Gary Bradski, creator of the open source OpenCV library, this book provides a thorough introduction for developers, academics, roboticists, and hobbyists. You’ll learn what it takes to build applications that enable computers to "see" and make decisions based on that data.

With over 500 functions that span many areas in vision, OpenCV is used for commercial applications such as security, medical imaging, pattern and face recognition, robotics, and factory product inspection. This book gives you a firm grounding in computer vision and OpenCV for building simple or sophisticated vision applications. Hands-on exercises in each chapter help you apply what you’ve learned.

This volume covers the entire library, in its modern C++ implementation, including machine learning tools for computer vision.

  • Learn OpenCV data types, array types, and array operations
  • Capture and store still and video images with HighGUI
  • Transform images to stretch, shrink, warp, remap, and repair
  • Explore pattern recognition, including face detection
  • Track objects and motion through the visual field
  • Reconstruct 3D images from stereo vision
  • Discover basic and advanced machine learning techniques in OpenCV

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February 17, 2017

Barren Waters

"Barren Waters" by Julia Shupe 

Sometimes life ends with a bang. Other times it ends with a slow strangulation. The oceans are extinct. Empty. Stagnant. Only the slow passage of time can reverse the effects. But what does that mean for the rest of the planet? What does that mean for those who remain? Enter the world as it exists in the twenty-second century. Follow Jeremy Colt and his family, as they race across the continent to survive. What waits for them in San Diego? Why do they need to get there? The clock is ticking. Can they get there fast enough? And if they do, will it even save her?

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February 17, 2017

Smashing Through Heartbreak

"Smashing Through Heartbreak" Emma Jayne ProSmiler

Smashing Through Heartbreak' is the pep talk every girl needs to get over 'that' guy.With advice, hints and tips gathered from my own experiences, this gem will have you moving on in no time. With humorous true stories we can all relate to, this heart-warming modern take on overcoming a breakup is a must read for any girl with a broken heart. Moving on doesn't need to be so painful.This friendship in the form of a paperback will have you laughing your socks off, smiling from ear to ear and ready to take on the world again in no time.

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February 16, 2017

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself


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What would it be like to free yourself from limitations and soar beyond your boundaries? What can you do each day to discover inner peace and serenity? The Untethered Soul—now a #1 New York Times bestseller—offers simple yet profound answers to these questions.

Whether this is your first exploration of inner space, or you’ve devoted your life to the inward journey, this book will transform your relationship with yourself and the world around you. You’ll discover what you can do to put an end to the habitual thoughts and emotions that limit your consciousness. By tapping into traditions of meditation and mindfulness, author and spiritual teacher Michael A. Singer shows how the development of consciousness can enable us all to dwell in the present moment and let go of painful thoughts and memories that keep us from achieving happiness and self-realization.

Copublished with the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) The Untethered Soul begins by walking you through your relationship with your thoughts and emotions, helping you uncover the source and fluctuations of your inner energy. It then delves into what you can do to free yourself from the habitual thoughts, emotions, and energy patterns that limit your consciousness. Finally, with perfect clarity, this book opens the door to a life lived in the freedom of your innermost being.

The Untethered Soul has already touched the lives of countless readers, and is now available in a special hardcover gift edition with ribbon bookmark—the perfect gift for yourself, a loved one, or anyone who wants a keepsake edition of this remarkable book.

Visit www.untetheredsoul.com for more information.

New Harbinger Publications
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