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When Things Grow Many: Complexity, Universality and Emergence in Nature


Lawrence Schulman

January 2022

Oxford Graduate Texts

An accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to the applications of statistical mechanics across the sciences. The book contains a discussion of the methods of statistical physics and includes mathematical explanations alongside guidance to enable the reader to translate theory into practice.

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Quantum Theory: An Information Processing Approach


Jochen Rau

May 2021

This text, for the first time, introduces quantum theory from the perspective of both the physical foundations and practical applications - from quantum computers to secure communication. It requires minimal mathematics and virtually no prior knowledge of physics, and is accessible to beginning undergraduates and students of related disciplines.

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An Invitation to Computational Homotopy


Graham Ellis

August 2019

An Invitation to Computational Homotopy is an introduction to elementary algebraic topology for those with an interest in computers and computer programming. It expertly illustrates how the basics of the subject can be implemented on a computer through its focus on fully-worked examples designed to develop problem solving techniques.

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Computers and Society: Modern Perspectives


Ronald M. Baecker

April 2019

Computers and Society explores the history and impact of modern technology on everyday human life, considering its benefits, drawbacks, and repercussions. Particular attention is paid to new developments in artificial intelligence and machine learning, and the issues that have arisen from our complex relationship with AI.

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Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics


Peter Mann

June 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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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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