Computer science

    Deep Thinking

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    Garry Kasparov gives his first public account of his landmark 1997 chess match with the IBM supercomputer Deep Blue, and explains why, twenty years later, he's become convinced that artificial intelligence is good for humans.

    Unsolved!: The History and Mystery of the World\'s Greatest Ciphers from Ancient Egypt to Online Secret Societies

    By Craig P. Bauer

    Hardback Save £8.72 = £19.23

    "In 1953, a man was found dead from cyanide poisoning near the Philadelphia airport with a picture of a Nazi aircraft in his wallet. Taped to his abdomen was an enciphered message. In 1912, a book dealer named Wilfrid Voynich came into possession of an illuminated cipher manuscript once belonging...

    Practical Statistics for Data Scientists

    By Andrew Bruce

    Paperback Save £10.34 = £21.65

    This practical guide explains how to apply various statistical methods to data science, tells you how to avoid their misuse, and gives you advice on what's important and what's not.

    Cognitive Approach to Natural Language Processing

    By Bernadette Sharp

    Hardback Save £13.34 = £65.66

    Think Perl 6

    By Allen B. Downey

    Paperback Save £16.74 = £31.25

    Want to learn how to program and think like a computer scientist? This practical guide gets you started on your programming journey with the help of Perl 6, the younger sister of the popular Perl programming language. Ideal for beginners, this hands-on book includes over 100 exercises with multiple solutions.

    Social Signal Processing

    Hardback Save £8.39 = £61.60

    This book provides authoritative surveys covering all aspects of modeling, detection, analysis, and synthesis of nonverbal behavior in human interaction and human-computer interaction. Each chapter includes both introductory and advanced material to address the needs of beginners and experts. The extensive applications include detection of developmental diseases and analysis of...

    The Stuff of Bits: An Essay on the Materialities of Information

    By Paul Dourish

    Hardback £19.23

    An argument that the material arrangements of information -- how it is represented and interpreted -- matter significantly for our experience of information and information systems. Virtual entities that populate our digital experience, like e-books, virtual worlds, and online stores, are backed by the large-scale physical infrastructures of server farms,...

    Human and Machine Hearing

    By Richard F. Lyon

    Hardback Save £6.06 = £48.93

    Drawing on over thirty-five years of experience, Richard F. Lyon comprehensively describes how human hearing works and how to build machines to analyze sounds in the same way that people do. The engineering concepts are presented in an accessible way to bring a diverse range of readers to a common...

    Signal Processing and Networking for Big Data Applications

    By Zhu Han

    Hardback Save £13.04 = £86.95

    This unique text helps make sense of big data using signal processing techniques, in applications including machine learning, networking, and energy systems.

    Computer Organization and Design RISC-V Edition

    By David A. Patterson

    Paperback Save £9.96 = £60.03

    The new RISC-V Edition of Computer Organization and Design features the RISC-V open source instruction set architecture, the first open source architecture designed to be used in modern computing environments such as cloud computing, mobile devices, and other embedded systems. With the post-PC era now upon us, Computer Organization and...

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