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Artificial Intelligence: A Very Short Introducion


Margaret A. Boden

August 2018

Very Short Introductions

This concise guide explains the history, theory, potential, application, and limitations of Artificial Intelligence. Boden shows how research into AI has shed light on the working of human and animal minds, and she considers the philosophical challenges AI raises: could programs ever be really intelligent, creative or even conscious?

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Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics


Peter Mann

May 2018

The book introduces classical mechanics. It does so in an informal style with numerous fresh, modern and inter-disciplinary applications assuming no prior knowledge of the necessary mathematics. The book provides a comprehensive and self-contained treatment of the subject matter up to the forefront of research in multiple areas.

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Applied Computational Physics


Joseph F. Boudreau, Eric S. Swanson

December 2017

A textbook that addresses a wide variety of problems in classical and quantum physics. Modern programming techniques are stressed throughout, along with the important topics of encapsulation, polymorphism, and object-oriented design. Scientific problems are physically motivated, solution strategies are developed, and explicit code is presented.

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Big Data: A Very Short Introduction


Dawn E. Holmes

November 2017

Very Short Introductions

An unimaginably vast amount of data is now generated by our on-line lives and businesses, At the same time, our ability to store, manage, analyse, and exploit this data is becoming ever more sophisticated. This Very Short Introduction maps out the technology, and also the range of possibilities, challenges, and ethical questions it raises.

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Computational Seismology: A Practical Introduction


Heiner Igel

November 2016

This book is an introductory text to a range of numerical methods used today to simulate time-dependent processes in Earth science, physics, engineering, and many other fields. It looks under the hood of current simulation technology and provides guidelines on what to look out for when carrying out sophisticated simulation tasks.

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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction


Robin Wilson

April 2016

Very Short Introductions

Combinatorics is a large branch of mathematics involving the counting, selecting, and arranging of objects. Robin Wilson explores the field, looking at problems such as the shortest routes from A to B, to the number of Sudoku puzzles possible.

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A Dictionary of Computer Science

Seventh Edition


Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi, Anne Kerr

January 2016

Oxford Quick Reference

This bestselling dictionary has been fully revised, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative reference of its kind. Providing comprehensive coverage of computer applications in industry, school, work, education, and the home, it is the ideal reference for students, professionals, and anyone who uses computers.

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