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Number Theory: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Robin Wilson

9780198798095
Paperback
May 2020

Very Short Introductions

Number theory is the branch of mathematics primarily concerned with the counting numbers, especially primes. It dates back to the ancient Greeks, but today it has great practical importance in cryptography, from credit card security to national defence. This book introduces the main areas of number theory, and some of its most interesting problems.

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Artificial Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Margaret A. Boden

9780199602919
Paperback
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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Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Dawn E. Holmes

9780198779575
Paperback
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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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Robin Wilson

9780198723493
Paperback
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

£12.99

Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi, Anne Kerr

9780199688975
Paperback
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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