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Possible Minds: Twenty-Five Ways of Looking at AI

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Possible Minds: Twenty-Five Ways of Looking at AI

John Brockman

Cybernetics & systems theory; Robotics; Computer science; Artificial intelligence

Hardback

Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking... [more]

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

The fascinating life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon-the neglected architect... [more]

$31.95

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

Richard Bellman

Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis; Automatic control engineering

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Historically and technically important papers range from early work in mathematical control theory to studies in adaptive... [more]

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The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

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The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Information theory; Psychology

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What have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are... [more]

$24.99

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Galileo Unbound: A Path Across Life, the Universe and Everything

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Galileo Unbound: A Path Across Life, the Universe and Everything

David D. Nolte (Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Dept of Physics, Purdue University, USA)

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Chaos theory; Philosophy of science; History of science; Dynamics & vibration

Hardback

This book traces the history of physics and the science of motion from Galileo to modern times. The ideas of motion have become... [more]

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Hardback

The fascinating life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon-the neglected architect... [more]

$49.95

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Quantum Information Theory

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Quantum Information Theory

Mark M. Wilde (Louisiana State University)

Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical theory of computation

Hardback

This new edition of Wilde's popular book promises over 100 pages of new material, exercises and references. New attention... [more]

$99.95

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Beautiful Data: A History of Vision and Reason since 1945

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Beautiful Data: A History of Vision and Reason since 1945

Orit Halpern

Information theory; Psychology

Paperback

Beautiful Data is both a history of big data and interactivity, and a sophisticated meditation on ideas about vision and cognition... [more]

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Linear Robust Control

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Linear Robust Control

Michael Green, David J. N. Limebeer, Engineering

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

Recent decades have witnessed enormous strides in the field of robust control of dynamical systems. This text for students... [more]

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A Student's Guide to Coding and Information Theory

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A Student's Guide to Coding and Information Theory

Stefan M. Moser (Associate Professor, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan), Po-Ning Chen (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Communications engineering & telecommunications

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A concise, easy-to-read guide, introducing beginners to the engineering background of modern communication systems, from mobile... [more]

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Information Theory: Coding Theorems for Discrete Memoryless Systems

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Information Theory: Coding Theorems for Discrete Memoryless Systems

Imre Csiszar, Janos Korner

Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Numerical analysis; Communications engineering & telecommunications

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Written by two pioneering researchers, Information Theory provides in-depth coverage of the mathematics of communication,... [more]

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Every Thing Must Go: Metaphysics Naturalized

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Every Thing Must Go: Metaphysics Naturalized

James Ladyman, Don Ross, David Spurrett, John Collier

Information theory; Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of science; Physics

Paperback

Every Thing Must Go argues that metaphysics must be based on contemporary science as it really is, and not on philosophers'... [more]

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An Introduction to Identification

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An Introduction to Identification

J. P. Norton, Engineering

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Science: general issues

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Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text covers the theoretical basis for mathematical modeling... [more]

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Dark Hero of the Information Age: In Search of Norbert Wiener, The Father of Cybernetics

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Dark Hero of the Information Age: In Search of Norbert Wiener, The Father...

Flo Conway, Jim Siegelman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; History of science; Computing & IT

Paperback

The story of Norbert Wiener, child prodigy and brilliant MIT mathematician [more]

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Elements of Information Theory

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Elements of Information Theory

Thomas M. Cover, Joy A. Thomas

Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

The latest edition of this classic is updated with new problem sets and material The Second Edition of this fundamental... [more]

$176.95

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Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine

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Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine...

Norbert Wiener (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Computer networking & communications

Paperback

(LARGE PRINT EDITION) This Is A Study Of Human Control Functions And Mechanico-Electrical Systems Designed To Replace Them.... [more]

$39.95

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Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order

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Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order

Steven Strogatz

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Presents the story of order in the universe, the harmony that comes from cycles in sync. This book considers a range of applications... [more]

$22.99

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Systems, Self-Organisation and Information: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

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Systems, Self-Organisation and Information: An Interdisciplinary Perspective...

Pereira Junior Alfredo, William A Pickering, Ricardo Ribeiro Gudwin

Cybernetics & systems theory

Paperback

Complex system studies are a growing area of central importance to a wide range of disciplines, ranging from physics to politics... [more]

$73.99

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Systems, Self-Organisation and Information: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

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Systems, Self-Organisation and Information: An Interdisciplinary Perspective...

Pereira Junior Alfredo, William A Pickering, Ricardo Ribeiro Gudwin

Cybernetics & systems theory

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Complex system studies are a growing area of central importance to a wide range of disciplines, ranging from physics to politics... [more]

$221.00

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Deconstruction Machines: Writing in the Age of Cyberwar

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Deconstruction Machines: Writing in the Age of Cyberwar

Justin Joque

Cybernetics & systems theory; Computer fraud & hacking

Paperback

Justin Joque explores the fundamental nature of cyberwar through a detailed investigation of the crisis points when cybersecurity... [more]

$39.99

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Entropy And Sustainable Growth

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Entropy And Sustainable Growth

Guy Deutscher (Tel-aviv Univ, Israel)

Cybernetics & systems theory; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Biogeography

Hardback

While the possible depletion of energy sources has been emphasized in most literatures, this book aims to show that the increase... [more]

$74.99

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The Soft Machine: Cybernetic Fiction

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The Soft Machine: Cybernetic Fiction

David Porush

Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Cybernetics & systems theory

Hardback

The Soft Machine, originally published in 1985, represents a significant contribution to the study of contemporary literature... [more]

$189.00

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Recordkeeping Informatics for A Networked Age

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Recordkeeping Informatics for A Networked Age

Frank Upward, Barbara Reed, Gillian Oliver, Joanne Evans

Information theory

Paperback

The focus of this book becomes more relevant to governance every day as rational and scientific thought flounders under the... [more]

$49.95

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The Cybernetics Moment: Or Why We Call Our Age the Information Age

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The Cybernetics Moment: Or Why We Call Our Age the Information Age

Ronald R. Kline (Bovay Professor in History and Ethics of Engineering, Cornell University)

Cybernetics & systems theory; History of science

Paperback

Ultimately, he reveals the crucial role played by the cybernetics moment-when cybernetics and information theory were seen... [more]

$51.99

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Handbook of Applied System Science

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Handbook of Applied System Science

Zachary P. Neal

Cybernetics & systems theory

Hardback

The Handbook of Applied System Science is organized around both methodological approaches in systems science, and the substantive... [more]

$347.00

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