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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

Paperback

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

$36.99

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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

Paperback

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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The Logic of Information: A Theory of Philosophy as Conceptual Design

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The Logic of Information: A Theory of Philosophy as Conceptual Design

Luciano Floridi (Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information / Turing Fellow, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information / Turing Fellow, University of Oxford / The Alan Turing Institute)

Information theory; Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy: logic; Cognitivism, cognitive theory; Computer science

Hardback

Luciano Floridi presents an innovative approach to philosophy, conceived as conceptual design. His starting-point is that... [more]

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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, 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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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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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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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

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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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]

$79.99

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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]

$52.99

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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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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]

$75.99

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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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Information Theory Tools for Visualization

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Information Theory Tools for Visualization

Min Chen, Ivan Viola, Mateu Sbert, Anton Bardera, Han-Wei Shen

Information theory

Hardback

This book explores Information theory (IT) tools, which have become state of the art to solve and understand better many of... [more]

$105.00

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Design Structure Matrix Methods and Applications

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Design Structure Matrix Methods and Applications

Steven D. Eppinger, Tyson R. Browning

Cybernetics & systems theory; Management & management techniques

Paperback

An introduction to a powerful and flexible network modeling tool for developing and understanding complex systems, with many... [more]

$93.00

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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

Hardback

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

$43.99

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Ecological Economics for the Anthropocene: An Emerging Paradigm

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Ecological Economics for the Anthropocene: An Emerging Paradigm

Peter G. Brown, Peter Timmerman

Cybernetics & systems theory; Economic theory & philosophy; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Applied ecology; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Paperback

Provides an urgently needed alternative to the dominant neoclassical paradigm of the free market, which has focused fatally... [more]

$98.00

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Complexity and Creative Capacity: Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems

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Complexity and Creative Capacity: Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive...

Kelly Chapman (Environmental Consultant, Canada)

Cybernetics & systems theory; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Environmental science, engineering & technology

Hardback

Complexity theories gained prominence in the 1990s with a focus on self-organising and complex adaptive systems. Since then,... [more]

$252.00

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Pareto, Economics and Society: The Mechanical Analogy

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Pareto, Economics and Society: The Mechanical Analogy

Michael McLure

Cybernetics & systems theory; Economic theory & philosophy

Paperback

Vilfredo Pareto was one of the great systems theorists of the 20th century, embracing economics, psychology, sociology and... [more]

$88.99

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