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  • Superintelligence
    Superintelligence (English, Paperback) Nick Bostrom

    This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? In a tour de force of analytic thinking, Bostrom lays a foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life.

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  • Innovators
    Innovators (English, Paperback) Walter Isaacson

    The author of the massively bestselling Steve Jobs biography writes the whole history of the digital age

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  • Reinforcement Learning
    Reinforcement Learning (English, Hardback) Richard S. Sutton, Andrew G. Barto

    Richard Sutton and Andrew Barto provide a clear and simple account of the key ideas and algorithms of reinforcement learning. Their discussion ranges from the history of the field's intellectual foundations to the most recent developments and applications.

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  • OCR AS and A Level Computer Science
    OCR AS and A Level Computer Science (Paperback) P. M. Heathcote, R. S. U. Heathcote

    A complete course text written in a clear, linear style suited to students studying the full OCR A Level Computer Science specification. Material relevant to the second year only will be indicated, assisting in delivering material to AS and A Level students simultaneously

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  • Machine Learning
    Machine Learning (English, Paperback) Ethem Alpaydin

    Today, machine learning underlies a range of applications we use every day, from product recommendations to voice recognition -- as well as some we don't yet use everyday, including driverless cars. It is the basis of the new approach in computing where we do not write programs but collect data; the idea is to learn the algorithms for the tasks automatically from data. As computing devices grow...

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  • Computer Age Statistical Inference
    Computer Age Statistical Inference (English, Hardback) Bradley Efron, Trevor Hastie

    Take an exhilarating journey through the modern revolution in statistics with two of the ringleaders.

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  • Text Mining with R
    Text Mining with R (English, Paperback) Julia Silge, David Robinson

    Tackle a variety of tasks in natural language processing by learning how to use the R language and tidy data principles. This practical guide provides examples and resources to help you get up to speed with dplyr, broom, ggplot2, and other tidy tools from the R ecosystem.

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  • AQA AS and A Level Computer Science
    AQA AS and A Level Computer Science (Paperback) P. M. Heathcote, R. S. U. Heathcote

    A complete course text covering both years of the new AQA A Level Computer Science specification. Each chapter covers material that can comfortably be taught in one or two lessons. It will also be a useful reference and revision guide for students throughout the AS and A Level courses.

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  • Data Science from Scratch
    Data Science from Scratch (English, Paperback) Joel Grus

    This is a first-principles-based, practical introduction to the fundamentals of data science aimed at the mathematically-comfortable reader with some programming skills.

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  • The Fourth Revolution
    The Fourth Revolution (English, Paperback) Luciano Floridi

    Who are we, and how do we relate to each other? Luciano Floridi argues that the explosive developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is changing the answer to these fundamental human questions. Are our technologies going to enable and empower us, or constrain us?

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  • Cambridge Technicals Level 3 IT
    Cambridge Technicals Level 3 IT (Paperback) Victoria Ellis, Graham Manson

    Support your teaching of the new Cambridge Technicals 2016 suite with Cambridge Technical Level 3 IT, developed in partnership between OCR and Hodder Education; this textbook covers each specialist pathway and ensures your ability to deliver a flexible course that is both vocationally focused and academically thorough.

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  • The Singularity is Near
    The Singularity is Near (Paperback) Ray Kurzweil

    Examines the next step in the evolutionary process of the union of human and machine. This title offers a view of the coming age that is both a dramatic culmination of centuries of technological ingenuity and a genuinely inspiring vision of our ultimate destiny.

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  • Rules of Play
    Rules of Play (English, Hardback) Katie Salen Tekinbas, Eric Zimmerman

    An impassioned look at games and game design that offers the most ambitious framework for understanding them to date.

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  • Designing with the Mind in Mind
    Designing with the Mind in Mind (English, Paperback) Jeff Johnson

    Provides you with just enough background in perceptual and cognitive psychology that user interface (UI) design guidelines make intuitive sense rather than being just a list or rules to follow. This book equips readers with the knowledge to make educated tradeoffs between competing rules, project deadlines, and budget pressures.

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  • Quantum Computing
    Quantum Computing (English, Paperback) Eleanor G. Rieffel, Wolfgang H. Polak

    The combination of two of the twentieth century's most influential and revolutionary scientific theories, information theory and quantum mechanics, gave rise to a radically new view of computing and information. Quantum information processing explores the implications of using quantum mechanics instead of classical mechanics to model information and its processing. Quantum computing is not about...

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  • Computer Science: A Very Short Introduction
    Computer Science: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Subrata Dasgupta

    While the development of Information Technology has been obvious to all, the underpinning computer science has been less apparent. Subrata Dasgupta provides a thought-provoking introduction to the field and its core principles, considering computer science as a science of symbol processing.

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  • The Elements of Statistical Learning
    The Elements of Statistical Learning (English, Hardback) Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani

    This major new edition features many topics not covered in the original, including graphical models, random forests, and ensemble methods. As before, it covers the conceptual framework for statistical data in our rapidly expanding computerized world.

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  • Fundamentals of Deep Learning
    Fundamentals of Deep Learning (English, Paperback) Nikhil Buduma, Nicholas Locascio

    In this practical book, author Nikhil Buduma provides examples and clear explanations to guide you through major concepts of this complicated field. If you're familiar with Python, and have a background in calculus, along with a basic understanding of machine learning, this book will get you started.

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  • Kubernetes - Up and Running
    Kubernetes - Up and Running (English, Paperback) Kelsey Hightower, Brendan Burns

    This practical guide shows you how Kubernetes and container technology can help you achieve new levels of velocity, agility, reliability, and efficiency.

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  • The Emperor's New Mind
    The Emperor's New Mind (English, Paperback) Roger Penrose

    In his bestselling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating tour through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that human thinking can never be emulated by a machine.

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