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The story tells about real events. A group of six mountaineers explores the high altitude region of Tuva, the mountain area on the border of Mongolia and Russia. Unexpectedly, for this time of the year, the temperatures drop sharply and the weather brings snow storms and bitter cold. However, the group decides to stay on their route. This is a story about what makes a difference in life and achievements of people. The narrative is discreet and measured, often with humor, but the thrill and tension are beating underneath, which makes the reading emotional and dramatic.
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Yuri K. Shestopaloff started his career as an Applied Mathematician and Engineer-Physicist. He received his M.Sc and Ph.D degrees from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, focusing on developing mathematical methods and algorithms for data interpretation. He accomplished his PhD and the Doctor of Sciences degree, the highest academic degree in European countries, for developing mathematical methods for data interpretation. He has worked as Associate Professor, Full Professor and Chair at Electrical Engineering Department of Academy of Transport. Simultaneously; he held position of Chief Scientist at Institute of Sensor Microelectronics of Russian Academy of Sciences. Yuri K. Shestopaloff does consulting and research on mathematical methods and computational algorithms in various fields of science and technology, such as remote sensing, financial mathematics, biology, wave propagation theory. He also consults on system design issues, and leads software development projects. He has published ten professional books and over eighty academic articles on physics and remote sensing, financial mathematics, biology, applied mathematics, wave propagation theory, mathematical methods and algorithms for data interpretation. The results of his researches received awards. His literary achievements include warmly regarded by readers' rhythmic and melodic poetry with thoughtful content, and short stories, published in periodic magazines and also as separate books. Readers' reviews of stories are very positive and inspiring.
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Book Description AKVY PRESS, 2011. Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Seller Inventory # GM9780981380056