Content Access Agreement

Terms of Use

Use of Content

National Technology and Science Press, a division of National Instruments Corporation, a Delaware corporation, located at 11500 N. Mopac Expwy, Austin, TX 78759-3504, d/b/a National Technology and Science Press (“NTS Press”), provides the content on this page in support of its mission for the “increase and diffusion of knowledge.” NTS Press invites visitors to use this Content for personal, educational and other non-commercial purposes. By using this content, you accept and agree to abide by the following terms. NTS Press welcomes you to make fair use of the Content as defined by copyright law. Information on United States copyright fair use law is available from the United States Copyright Office: Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use. In addition, NTS Press allows personal, educational, and other non-commercial uses of the Content on the following terms:

  • You must cite the author and source of the Content as you would material from any printed work.
  • You must also cite and link to, when possible, the NTS Press Website as the source of the Content.
  • You may not remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices including attribution information, credits, and notices, that are placed in or near the text, images, or data.
  • You must comply with all terms or restrictions other than copyright (such as trademark, publicity and privacy rights, or contractual restrictions) as may be specified in the metadata or as may otherwise apply to the Content.

Unauthorized Uses Require Written Permission

You may not use the Content for commercial purposes. This means that you may not sell the Content or sell materials, products or services that use and incorporate the Content, nor may you use the Content to promote or advertise products or services. If you wish to use the Content for any purpose beyond the permitted uses, such as a commercial use or publication (except as may be permitted by fair use under the copyright law), you must obtain prior written permission from NTS Press.

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The Content is provided “as is” without a warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use, and/or non-infringement. NTS Press shall not be responsible or liable for any damage that may occur due to your use of the Content or downloading any Content from the NTS Press Website.

Reservation of Rights

NTS Press reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time without notice; changes shall be effective upon posting. Please check back regularly for updates. Failure of NTS Press to enforce any of these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such terms.

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