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  • 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School
    101 Things I Learned in Architecture School (English, Hardback) Matthew Frederick

    Concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation, from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory.

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  • The Design of Everyday Things
    The Design of Everyday Things (English, Paperback) Donald A. Norman

    A fully updated and expanded edition of Don Norman's classic and influential work, which pioneered the application of cognitive science to design.Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we try to figure out the shower control in a hotel or attempt to navigate an unfamiliar television set or stove. When The Design of Everyday Things was published in 1988, cognitive scientist Don Norman...

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  • Learning From Las Vegas
    Learning From Las Vegas (English, Paperback) Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown

    The final part of the 1st ed. is not included in this revision.

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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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  • 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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  • How to Write a Thesis
    How to Write a Thesis (English, Paperback) Umberto Eco

    Umberto Eco's wise and witty guide to researching and writing a thesis, published in English for the first time. ...

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  • Design, When Everybody Designs
    Design, When Everybody Designs (English, Hardback) Ezio Manzini

    In a changing world everyone designs: each individual person and each collective subject, from enterprises to institutions, from communities to cities and regions, must define and enhance alife project. Sometimes these projects generate unprecedented solutions; sometimes they converge on common goals and realize larger transformations. As Ezio Manzini describes in this book, we are witnessing a...

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  • Neuroplasticity
    Neuroplasticity (English, Paperback) Moheb Costandi

    Fifty years ago, neuroscientists thought that a mature brain was fixed like a fly in amber, unable to change. Today, we know that our brains and nervous systems change throughout our lifetimes. This concept of neuroplasticity has captured the imagination of a public eager for self-improvement -- and has inspired countless Internet entrepreneurs who peddle dubious "brain training" games and apps....

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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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  • 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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  • The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s)
    The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s) (English, Paperback) Paul O'Neill

    How curating has changed art and how art has changed curating: an examination of the emergence contemporary curatorship....

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  • Frankenstein
    Frankenstein (English, Paperback) Mary Shelley

    Includes corrected 1818 text of the novel and seven essays about the novel.

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  • The Distracted Mind
    The Distracted Mind (English, Paperback) Dr. Adam Gazzaley, Larry D. Rosen

    Why our brains aren't built for media multitasking, and how we can learn to live with technology in a more balanced way....

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  • The Outer Limits of Reason
    The Outer Limits of Reason (English, Paperback) Noson S. Yanofsky

    An exploration of the scientific limits of knowledge that challenges our deep-seated beliefs about our universe, our rationality, and ourselves....

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  • Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data
    Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data (English, Hardback) Jeffrey M. Wooldridge

    The second edition of a comprehensive state-of-the-art graduate level text on microeconometric methods, substantially revised and updated.

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  • Computing
    Computing (English, Paperback) Paul E. Ceruzzi

    A compact and accessible history, from punch cards and calculators to UNIVAC and ENIAC, the personal computer, Silicon Valley, and the Internet....

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  • Architecture and Disjunction
    Architecture and Disjunction (English, Paperback) Bernard Tschumi

    This collection brings together the essays of avant-garde theorist and architect, Bernard Tschumi, from 1975-1990. These essays develop themes in contemporary theory as they relate the actual making of architecture, attempting to realign the discipline with late-20th-century world culture.

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  • Obfuscation
    Obfuscation (English, Paperback) Finn Brunton, Helen Nissenbaum

    Originally published in hardcover in 2015 by The MIT Press.

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  • Machine Learning
    Machine Learning (English, Hardback) Kevin P. Murphy

    Today's Web-enabled deluge of electronic data calls for automated methods of data analysis. Machine learning provides these, developing methods that can automatically detect patterns in data and then use the uncovered patterns to predict future data. This textbook offers a comprehensive and self-contained introduction to the field of machine learning, based on a unified, probabilistic approach....

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  • A Brief History of Feminism
    A Brief History of Feminism (English, Hardback) Sophie Patu, Antje Schrupp

    An engaging illustrated history of feminism from antiquity through third-wave feminism, featuring Sappho, Mary Magdalene, Mary Wollstonecraft, Sojourner Truth, Simone de Beauvoir, and many others....

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