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  • Introduction to Deep Learning by Sandro Skansi
    Introduction to Deep Learning (English, Paperback) Sandro Skansi

    This textbook presents a concise, accessible and engaging first introduction to deep learning, offering a wide range of connectionist models which represent the current state-of-the-art. The text explores the most popular algorithms and architectures in a simple and intuitive style, explaining the mathematical derivations in a step-by-step manner. The content coverage includes convolutional...

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  • The Cosmic Hologram by Jude Currivan
    The Cosmic Hologram (English, Paperback) Jude Currivan

    How holographic patterns of information underlie our physical reality

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  • God & Golem, Inc. by Norbert Wiener
    God & Golem, Inc. (English, Paperback) Norbert Wiener

    The new and rapidly growing field of communication sciences owes as much to Norbert Wiener as to any one man. He coined the word for it?cybernetics. In God & Golem, Inc., the author concerned himself with major points in cybernetics which are relevant to religious issues.The first point he considers is that of the machine which learns. While learning is a property almost exclusively ascribed to...

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  • Brownian Motion, Martingales, and Stochastic Calculus by Jean-Francois Le Gall
    Brownian Motion, Martingales, and Stochastic Calculus (English, Hardback) Jean-Francois Le Gall

    This book offers a rigorous and self-contained presentation of stochastic integration and stochastic calculus within the general framework of continuous semimartingales. The main tools of stochastic calculus, including Itô's formula, the optional stopping theorem and Girsanov's theorem, are treated in detail alongside many illustrative examples. The book also contains an introduction to Markov...

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  • The Cybernetic Brain by Andrew Pickering
    The Cybernetic Brain (English, Paperback) Andrew Pickering

    Cybernetics is often thought of as a grim military or industrial science of control. This title follows the history of cybernetics' impact on the world, from contemporary robotics and complexity theory to the Chilean economy under Salvador Allende.

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  • Introduction to Systems Theory by Niklas Luhmann
    Introduction to Systems Theory (English, Paperback) Niklas Luhmann

    Niklas Luhmann ranks as one of the most important sociologists and social theorists of the twentieth century. Through his many books he developed a highly original form of systems theory that has been hugely influential in a wide variety of disciplines.

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  • Cybernetic Revolutionaries by Eden Medina
    Cybernetic Revolutionaries (English, Paperback) Eden Medina

    A historical study of Chile's twin experiments with cybernetics and socialism, and what they tell us about the relationship of technology and politics.

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  • Good Habits for Great Coding by Michael Stueben
    Good Habits for Great Coding (English, Paperback) Michael Stueben

    Improve your coding skills and learn how to write readable code. Rather than teach basic programming, this book presumes that readers understand the fundamentals, and offers time-honed best practices for style, design, documenting, testing, refactoring, and more. ...

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  • Introduction to Information Science by David Bawden
    Introduction to Information Science (Paperback) David Bawden, Lyn Robinson

    This landmark textbook takes a whole subject approach to Information Science as a discipline and is designed to be the standard text for students worldwide.

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  • The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    The Black Swan (English, CD-Audio) Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Maverick thinker Nassim Nicholas Taleb had an illustrious career on Wall Street before turning his focus to his black swan theory. With its revolutionary examination of the impact of highly improbable events, thisNew York Times bestseller took the world by storm. Not all swans are white, and not all events?no matter what the experts think?are predictable. Every so often, one of these unpredictable...

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  • Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos by Steven H. Strogatz
    Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos (English, Hardback) Steven H. Strogatz

    An accessible and clearly-written introduction to chaos and nonlinear systems, with plenty of examples, illustrations and applications to science and engineering.

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  • Sync by Steven Strogatz
    Sync (Paperback) Steven Strogatz

    Presents the story of order in the universe, the harmony that comes from cycles in sync. This book considers a range of applications - human sleep and circadian rhythms, menstrual synchrony, insect outbreaks, superconductors, Lasers, secret codes, heart arrhythmias and fads.

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  • The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    The Black Swan (English, Paperback) Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    What have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? What can Catherine the Great's lovers tell us about probability? Why should you never run for a train or read a newspaper? This title deals with this questions.

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  • The Cybernetics Moment by Ronald R. Kline
    The Cybernetics Moment (English, Hardback) Ronald R. Kline

    Ultimately, he reveals the crucial role played by the cybernetics moment-when cybernetics and information theory were seen as universal sciences-in setting the stage for our current preoccupation with information technologies.

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  • The Computational Beauty of Nature by Gary William Flake
    The Computational Beauty of Nature (English, Paperback) Gary William Flake

    Gary William Flake develops in depth the simple idea that recurrent rules can produce rich and complicated behaviors.

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  • Cybernetics by Norbert Wiener
    Cybernetics (English, Paperback) Norbert Wiener

    A scientific explanation of the relationship between animal thought processes and learning devices

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  • Ubiquity by Mark Buchanan
    Ubiquity (English, Paperback) Mark Buchanan

    Critically acclaimed science journalist, Mark Buchanan tells the fascinating story of the discovery that there is a natural structure of instability woven into the fabric of our world, which explains why catastrophes-- both natural and human-- happen....

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  • Numerical Optimization by Jorge Nocedal
    Numerical Optimization (English, Hardback) Jorge Nocedal, Stephen Wright

    The new edition of this book presents a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the most effective methods in continuous optimization. It is enhanced by new chapters on nonlinear interior methods and derivative-free methods for optimization.

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  • Stochastic Differential Equations by Bernt Oksendal
    Stochastic Differential Equations (English, Paperback) Bernt Oksendal

    Gives an introduction to the basic theory of stochastic calculus and its applications. This book offers examples in order to motivate and illustrate the theory and show its importance for many applications in for example economics, biology and physics.

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  • Information Theory - Part I: An Introduction To The Fundamental Concepts by Arieh Ben-Naim
    Information Theory - Part I: An Introduction To The Fundamental Concepts (English, Paperback) Arieh Ben-Naim

    This book presents the fundamental concepts of Information theory in a friendly-simple language and is devoid of all kinds of fancy and pompous statements made by authors of popular science books who write on this subject. It is unique in its presentation of Shannon's measure of information, and the clear distinction between this concept and the thermodynamic entropy.

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