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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Programmed Visions by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
    Programmed Visions (English, Paperback) Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

    A theoretical examination of the surprising emergence of software as a guiding metaphor for our neoliberal world.

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  • Every Thing Must Go by James Ladyman
    Every Thing Must Go (English, Paperback) James Ladyman, Don Ross

    Every Thing Must Go argues that metaphysics must be based on contemporary science as it really is, and not on philosophers' intuitions, common sense, or simplifications. Metaphysicians must abandon the picture of the world as composed of self-subsistent and individual objects, and the paradigm of causation as the collision of such objects.

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  • Modeling Business Processes by Wil M. P. Van der Aalst
    Modeling Business Processes (English, Hardback) Wil M. P. Van der Aalst, Wil van der Aalst

    An introduction to the modeling of business information systems, with processes formally modeled using Petri nets.

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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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  • Hierarchical Linear Modeling by G. David Garson
    Hierarchical Linear Modeling (English, Paperback) G. David Garson

    An introduction to the concepts, assumptions, and practical implementation procedures involved in common types of projects based on hierarchical linear modelling, multilevel modelling, or linear mixed modelling.

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Entropy Demystified: The Second Law Reduced To Plain Common Sense by Arieh Ben-Naim
    Entropy Demystified: The Second Law Reduced To Plain Common Sense (English, Paperback) Arieh Ben-Naim

    In this unique book, the reader is invited to experience the joy of appreciating something which has eluded understanding for many years ? entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The book has a two-pronged message: first, that the Second Law is not infinitely incomprehensible as commonly stated in most textbooks on thermodynamics, but can, in fact, be comprehended through sheer common sense;...

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  • Ant Colony Optimization by Marco Dorigo
    Ant Colony Optimization (English, Hardback) Marco Dorigo, Thomas Stutzle

    An overview of the rapidly growing field of ant colony optimization that describes theoretical findings, the major algorithms, and current applications.

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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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  • Traffic Flow Dynamics by Martin Treiber
    Traffic Flow Dynamics (English, Hardback) Martin Treiber, Arne Kesting

    This comprehensive and instructive book presents accessible coverage of vehicular traffic flow dynamics and modeling, offering numerous figures and problems with solutions, helping the reader quickly understand and put into practice the concepts presented.

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  • Psychoacoustics by Hugo Fastl
    Psychoacoustics (English, Hardback) Hugo Fastl, Eberhard Zwicker

    Psychoacoustics offers a unique, comprehensive summary of information describing the processing of sound by the human hearing system. The third edition includes an additional chapter on audio-visual interactions and applications, plus more on applications throughout.

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