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Introduction to Recursive Programming
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Introduction to Recursive Programming from CRC PressCRC Press has published Introduction to Recursive Programming. Recursion is one of the most fundamental concepts in computer science and a key programming technique that allows computations to be carried out repeatedly. Despite the importance of recursion for algorithm design, most programming books do not cover the topic in detail, despite the fact that numerous computer programming professors and researchers in the field of computer science education agree that recursion is difficult for novice students.

Introduction to Recursive Programming provides a detailed and comprehensive introduction to recursion. This text will serve as a useful guide for anyone who wants to learn how to think and program recursively, by analyzing a wide variety of computational problems of diverse difficulty...

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Phantom Thread on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Phantom Thread arrives on Digital March 27 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on April 10 from UniversalThree time Oscar® winner Daniel Day-Lewis earns his sixth Academy Award® nomination as Reynolds Woodcock, the fastidious and controlling fashion designer whose glamorous and carefully tailored life is disrupted by love in Phantom Thread, arriving on Digital and the all-new digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on March 27, 2018 and on Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on April 10, 2018 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Daniel Day-Lewis reunites with multi-Oscar® nominated director, writer and producer Paul Thomas Anderson in this spectacular film praised as a "pure delicious pleasure" (Guardian). The Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital versions include special bonus features to give viewers a more in-depth look into the behind the scenes of the film. Phantom Thread received six Academy Awards® nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Director, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Original Score and Best Costume Design...

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The Sandlot - 25th Anniversary Collector Edition on Blu-ray
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Play Ball! The Sandlot - 25th Anniversary Collector Edition Arrives on Blu-ray March 27 from FoxTwentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is celebrating a quarter century of laughter and friendship with THE SANDLOT – 25TH ANNIVERSARY Collector Edition, arriving on Blu-ray™ March 27.

In this beloved family-favorite, it’s the early 1960s and fifth-grader Scotty Smalls (Tom Guiry) has just moved into town with his folks (Karen Allen and Denis Leary). Kids call him a dork — he can’t even throw a baseball! But that changes when the leader of the neighborhood gang recruits him to play on the nearby sandlot field. It’s the beginning of a magical summer of baseball, wild adventures, first kisses and fearsome confrontations with the dreaded beast and its owner (James Earl Jones) who live behind the left field fence. Soon nine boys have become best friends, Scotty is part of a team, and their leader has become a local legend in this hilarious and warmhearted comedy...

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Oscar-nominated Animation LOVING VINCENT on Blu-ray and DVD
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The Oscar-nominated Animation LOVING VINCENT is Available Now on Blu-ray and DVD from CinedigmYou can now own the Oscar-nominated animation, more than six years in the making, that brings female filmmakers to the forefront at a time when it is imperative to do so.

About Loving Vincent
LOVING VINCENT, the world’s first fully oil painted feature film, brings the artwork of Vincent van Gogh to life in an exploration of the complicated life and controversial death of one of history’s most celebrated artists. More than six years in the making with the help of 125 specially trained painters, LOVING VINCENT is a uniquely animated film composed of 65,000 painted frames. Drawn from meticulous research and inspired by Van Gogh’s masterpieces...

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KICKBOXER: RETALIATION on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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KICKBOXER: RETALIATION slams onto Digital, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD March 13 from Well Go USAAlain Moussi (Kill Order) returns to the role of “Kurt Sloane” in the action-packed sequel to Kickboxer: Vengeance when KICKBOXER: RETALIATION slam-bangs its way onto on digital, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD March 13 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

Directed and co-written by Dimitri Logothetis (Wings of the Dragon), the film also stars Sara Malakul Lane (King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table), legendary fighter Mike Tyson (IP Man 3), Jessica Jann (Easy A), Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (“Game of Thrones”), Steven Swadling (Kickboxer: Vengeance), Sam Medina (Olympus Has Fallen), and Miles Strommen (Wilson), with Christopher Lambert (Highlander franchise) and legendary martial arts star Jean-Claude Van Damme (“Jean-Claude Van Johnson”). When MMA fighter Kurt Sloane (Moussi) is forced into an underground death match with a 400lb drug-enhanced killer, he seeks help from the legendary Master Durand (Van Damme) and prison fighter Briggs (Mike Tyson) to survive the fight. Bonus material includes a “Meet the Fighters” featurette...

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Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell arrives on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, Digital May 1 from Universal PicturesGet ready for a wild and lethal adventure in the next chapter of the beloved cult-classic Tremors franchise, Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell, arriving on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, Digital and On Demand on May 1, 2018 from Universal 1440 Entertainment, the original content production arm of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Tremors patriarch Michael Gross (“Family Ties,” “Suits”) reprises his iconic role as Graboid-hunting Burt Gummer along with Jamie Kennedy (“The Cleveland Show,” Scream franchise) as Burt’s son Travis Welker in this all-new terrifying yet hilarious movie filled with even more quick-witted humor, screwball antics and action-packed thrills than ever before.

The perfect mix of action, horror and comedy, Tremors: A Cold Day in Hell on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital comes fully loaded with exclusive bonus features...

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Cyberspace and Cybersecurity, Second Edition
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Cyberspace and Cybersecurity, Second Edition from CRC PressCRC Press has published Cyberspace and Cybersecurity, Second Edition.

Providing comprehensive coverage of cyberspace and cybersecurity, this textbook not only focuses on technologies but also explores human factors and organizational perspectives and emphasizes why asset identification should be the cornerstone of any information security strategy.

Topics include addressing vulnerabilities, building a secure enterprise, blocking intrusions, ethical and legal issues, and business continuity...

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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Movies on 4K Ultra HD
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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life on 4K Feb. 27 from ParamountParamount announces LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER and LARA CROFT TOMB RAIDER: THE CRADLE OF LIFE will be available on 4K Ultra HD and 4K HDR on iTunes February 27th.

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Synopsis: Travel to exotic locales around the globe in eye-popping 4K Ultra HD as adventurer Lara Croft hunts for priceless artifacts and battles to save the world! Angelina Jolie stars in the original blockbuster hit based on one of the most successful videogame characters ever.

Special Features:...

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Tad The Lost Explorer and The Secret of King Midas on DVD and Digital
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Tad The Lost Explorer and The Secret of King Midas on DVD and Digital April 10 from ParamountParamount announces that TAD THE LOST EXPLORER AND THE SECRET OF KING MIDAS will be released on DVD and Digital April 10th. The animated adventure is the highly anticipated follow-up to the 2013 hit TAD, THE LAST EXPLORER.

Tad and his loveable and zany friends are back in the all-new animated adventure TAD THE LOST EXPLORER AND THE SECRET OF KING MIDAS. In this highly anticipated follow-up to the 2013 hit Tad, The Lost Explorer, Tad dreams of becoming an archeologist traveling the world, uncovering hidden secrets and lost treasure, but his job working construction keeps him daydreaming instead of exploring.

The chance of a lifetime comes when he is invited to attend archaeologist Sara Lavrof’s presentation of her latest discovery–the papyrus that proves the existence of the Necklace of Midas...

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The Shape of Water on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water debuts on Digital Feb. 27 and on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD March 13 from FoxFrom master storyteller, Guillermo del Toro, comes THE SHAPE OF WATER, an otherworldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden, high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg and Doug Jones.

Add THE SHAPE OF WATER to your digital collection on Movies Anywhere beginning February 27 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on March 13.

SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:...

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Gone Are the Days on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital
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Gone Are the Days arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital April 10 from LionsgateAcademy Award® nominee Tom Berenger (1986, Best Supporting Actor, Platoon), Lance Henriksen, Meg Steedle and Danny Trejo star in the exciting western Gone Are the Days, arriving on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital), DVD, and On Demand April 10 from Lionsgate.

With his days winding down, an aging gunman sets out on an epic quest to perform one last good deed, hoping to save his soul. Including a never-before-seen behind-the-scenes featurette along with cast and crew interviews, the Gone Are the Days Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively...

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DOWNSIZING on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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DOWNSIZING arrives on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital March 20 from ParamountHailed as “a tremendously entertaining heart-felt comedy” (Julian Roman, Movieweb), director Alexander Payne’s (The Descendants, Nebraska) hilarious DOWNSIZING arrives on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital March 20, 2018 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

When scientists find a way to shrink humans to five inches tall, Paul Safranek (Academy Award winner** Matt Damon) and his wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to ditch their stressed out lives in order to get small and live large in a luxurious downsized community. Filled with life-changing adventures and endless possibilities, Leisureland offers more than riches, as Paul discovers a whole new world and realizes that we are meant for something bigger. “Brilliant and daring” (Shawn Edwards, Fox-TV) and “full of surprises” (Noah Gittell, Nerdist), DOWNSIZING also stars Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz*** and Hong Chau in a breakthrough performance that earned her Golden Globe® and SAG nominations...

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Molly's Game on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Molly's Game arrives on Digital March 27 and on Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand April 10 from UniversalFrom Aaron Sorkin, the mind behind The Social Network, Moneyball, and The West Wing, comes the astounding true story of 26-year-old Molly Bloom, who through sheer nerve, wits, and acumen builds an empire and takes over the ultimate boys club: exclusive high-stakes poker - in Molly's Game, arriving on Digital March 27, 2018 and on Blu-rayTM, DVD, and On Demand April 10, 2018 from STXfilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

Nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Adapted Screenplay, this sensational film is "one of the most radically entertaining things Aaron Sorkin has ever written" (David Ehrlich, Indiewire) and "Unendingly satisfying" (Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair). Molly's Game on Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital comes with special bonus content that takes viewers deeper into the life of Molly Bloom and the making of the film...

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The Gamer's Brain: How Neuroscience and UX Can Impact Video Game Design
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The Gamer's Brain: How Neuroscience and UX Can Impact Video Game Design from CRC PressCRC Press has published The Gamer's Brain: How Neuroscience and UX Can Impact Video Game Design.

Making a successful video game is hard. Even games that are successful at launch may fail to engage and retain players in the long term due to issues with the user experience (UX) that they are delivering. The game user experience accounts for the whole experience players have with a video game, from first hearing about it to navigating menus and progressing in the game. UX as a discipline offers guidelines to assist developers in creating the experience they want to deliver, shipping higher quality games (whether it is an indie game, AAA game, or "serious game"), and meeting their business goals while staying true to their design and artistic intent...

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri arrives on Digital Feb. 17 and on 4K, Blu-ray, DVD Feb. 27 from FoxTwentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announces Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri arrives on Digital February 17th and on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD February 27th.

Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (Fargo) delivers a stunningly powerful performance in this darkly comic drama that has been hailed as one of the year’s best films. A murdered girl’s defiant mother (McDormand) boldly paints three local signs with a controversial message, igniting a furious battle with a volatile cop (Sam Rockwell) and the town’s revered chief of police (Woody Harrelson)...

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