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Ray Kurzweil, inventor and author of several books including Singularity is Near, When Humans Transcend Biology, says, "Some seminal works stand out like beacons in the history of science.
Chapter 2 deals with the seminal work of Wallace Clement Sabine (1868-1919) in producing the first empirical equation which gave acousticians the tools and mathematics to predict and control the reverberation time of an enclosed space.
This book has now been reviewed frequently enough to indicate that it is drawing early attention as a seminal work in gender relations.
Such strategies are probably as old as music teaching itself, but a modern systematic expression of some of them awaited the seminal work of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze.
First published in 1860, this seminal work still dazzles us with its insights and erudition.
Moreover, in a way that was anticipated more than a century ago by the seminal work of J.
is the author of the seminal work The Mythical Man-Month, originally published in 1975, in which he observed that the performance of programming teams does not scale in a linear fashion.
Besides celebrating the tenth anniversary of his company, creating new works for the Houston Ballet and Ballet Hispanico, and touring Love Songs around the country, he was invited to the Sundance Film Festival to explore transforming his seminal work, Urban Scenes/Creole Dreams, into a feature film.
Ten years after his monumental (and Pulitzer-Prize winning) Parting the Waters, Taylor Branch has produced another seminal work in this, the second volume of his America in the King Years trilogy.
This is not a book for the faint of heart; it is a dense and very demanding work but an absolutely seminal work.
He is also credited by other economists with having revolutionized the way they think about auctions, and with having done seminal work in many areas of public economics - taxation, pricing in public utilities and urban transportation.
Berwick, in a seminal work on continuous improvement in health care, writes in concrete terms about an alternative to such a nationalized system.