|Product Name||Making Sense In Geography And Environmental Sciences: A Student's Guide To Research And Writing|
|Category||Book / Magazine / Publication|
|Short Description||Height:8.78 inches / Length:0.79 inches / Weight:1 pounds / Width:5.83 inches|
|Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon ~ 0195445821|
|Price New||20.00 US Dollars (curriencies)|
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|Height||6 inches (convert)|
|Length||8.9 inches (convert)|
|Weight||16 ounces (convert)|
|Author||Margot Northey, David B. Knight, Dianne Draper|
|Long Description||Part of the bestselling Making Sense series, Making Sense in Geography and the Environmental Sciences, Fifth Edition, is an indispensable research and writing guide for students in any area of the discipline. Maintaining the signature straightforward style of the series, the fifth edition outlines the general principles of style, grammar, and usage, while covering such issues as writing essays and reports, creating powerful visual aids, and properly documenting sources. Concise and accessible, with new information on technology-based research, this latest edition continues to be an invaluable resource for students throughout their academic careers and beyond. FEATURES Authoritative. With over twenty-five years of proven success, the Making Sense series is known for its clear and concise approach to research and writing in all areas of undergraduate study. Current. Up-to-date, detailed information ensures students are well-equipped with the knowledge they will need to communicate successfully. Comprehensive. The book offers step-by-step instructions on effective researching and writing for academic essays and reports, as well as information on using computer-generated images and graphic presentation software. It also includes advice on preparing for tests and exams and avoiding plagiarism. Practical. Offering practical advice and a rich variety of examples, the book helps students overcome common pitfalls in grammar, style, punctuation, and usage. Accessible and concise. The student-friendly writing style assumes no prior knowledge of the discipline and allows readers to use this book either as a quick and casual reference or as a text that can easily be read from cover to cover. Helpful learning, review, and reference tools. Pedagogical features--including new learning objectives, chapter introductions and conclusions, writing checklists, three updated appendices, a "mini" index of main points discussed in the text, and a useful list of proofreading symbols--help students grasp the material.|
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This symbology was developed by the Plessey Company in England. A variation of Plessey was used by the ADS Company and is known as Anker Code. Anker Code was used in European point of sale systems prior to the advent of EAN. Another variation is known as the MSI Code.
Plessey offers a full range of HEX digits 0-F. The bit pattern of the bits sets the high order bit at the right which is reverse of how we normally think of bits these days. (MSI puts the high order bit on the left).
The start bar is always "D" (1101) and the terminator can be two binary 1's (11) if the barcode is to be read from left to right only. If the barcode can be read in either direction the terminator will be a single binary 1 (1) and is followed by a reverse of the start character or the "B" (1011).
|Digit||Strip Bits||Binary Value|
|STOP < >||110110100110110||11011|
You can use the stripe bits can be used to generate the graphic pattern. If you want to see this trick, check out the MSI Code page. Plessey uses a cyclic (or polynomial) check code technique which is applied to the reading of barcode labels and transmission of data. This technique is a fair compromise between the extra redundancy and the error detecting power. Roughly one undetected error per hundred million 6 digit transactions.
If you would like to generate your own Plessey Barcode, please visit our free barcode generator page. Make your code, save it and use it how ever you like.