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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]

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Chaos: Making a New Science

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Chaos: Making a New Science

James Gleick

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Chaos theory

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This book brings together all the work in a new field of physics, the chaos theory, an extension of classical mechanics. The... [more]

$37.95

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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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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]

$51.95

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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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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]

$36.99

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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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The Ethics of Information

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The Ethics of Information

Luciano Floridi

Information theory; Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Computer science

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Luciano Floridi develops the first ethical framework for dealing with the new challenges posed by Information and Communication... [more]

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A Crude Look at the Whole: The Science of Complex Systems in Business, Life, and Society

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A Crude Look at the Whole: The Science of Complex Systems in Business, Life,...

John H. Miller

Cybernetics & systems theory; Economic theory & philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Chaos theory; Science: general issues

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From economic meltdowns to how people cooperate, there is much about the human world that eludes our understanding. [more]

$39.99

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Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back

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Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back

Andrew Zolli, Ann Marie Healy

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

RESILIENCE has genuine potential to be the next breakout business book. It is firmly in the tradition of great reads that... [more]

$31.95

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Invitation to Dynamical Systems

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Invitation to Dynamical Systems

Edward R. Scheinerman, Mathematics

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Chaos theory; Dynamics & statics

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This text is designed for those who wish to study mathematics beyond linear algebra but are unready for abstract material.... [more]

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London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series: Entropy of Hidden Markov Processes and Connections to Dynamical Systems: Papers from the Banff International Research Station Workshop

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London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series: Entropy of Hidden Markov...

Brian Marcus (University of British Columbia, Vancouver), Karl Petersen (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Tsachy Weissman (Stanford University, California)

Cybernetics & systems theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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This collection of research and survey papers sets out the theory of hidden Markov processes, in particular addressing a central... [more]

$116.95

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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]

$61.95

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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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Ubiquity: Why Catastrophes Happen

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Ubiquity: Why Catastrophes Happen

Mark Buchanan, Ph.D.

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

Paperback

Critically acclaimed science journalist, Mark Buchanan tells the fascinating story of the discovery that there is a natural... [more]

$29.99

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Logic and Information

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Logic and Information

Keith Devlin (St Mary's College, California)

Information theory; Databases; Artificial intelligence

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Keith Devlin introduces the new concepts of infon and situation as a means of understanding information acquisition and processing,... [more]

$64.95

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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

Hardback

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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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]

$49.99

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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]

$336.00

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Learning Within Artificial Worlds: Computer Based Modelling In The Curriculum

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Learning Within Artificial Worlds: Computer Based Modelling In The Curriculum...

Harvey Mellar, Jon Ogborn, Richard Boohan, Richard Tompsett

Cybernetics & systems theory; Curriculum planning & development; Computer science

Paperback

Provides a description of the nature of modelling and an examination of the state of the art at present. The text is illustrated... [more]

$73.99

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Rise of the Machines: the lost history of cybernetics

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Rise of the Machines: the lost history of cybernetics

Thomas Rid

Cybernetics & systems theory; History: specific events & topics; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Thomas Rid's revelatory cybernetic history pulls together disparate threads in the history of technology, from the invention... [more]

$35.00

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