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Add to basketNetworks, Crowds, and Markets

Reasoning About a Highly Connected World

David Easley , Jon Kleinberg

This introductory undergraduate textbook takes an interdisciplinary look at economics, sociology, computing and information science, and applied mathematics to understand networks and behavior.

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Add to basketRevised [6] Report on the Algorithmic Language Scheme

Edited by Michael Sperber , R. Kent Dybvig , Matthew Flatt , Anton van Straaten , Robby Findler , Jacob Matthews

Programming languages should be designed not by piling feature on top of feature, but by removing the weaknesses and restrictions that make additional features appear necessary.  

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Add to basketTransitions and Trees

An Introduction to Structural Operational Semantics

Hans Hüttel

Structural operational semantics is a simple, yet powerful mathematical theory for describing the behaviour of programs in an implementation-independent manner. 

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Add to basketData Management for Multimedia Retrieval

K. Selçuk Candan , Maria Luisa Sapino

Multimedia data require specialized management techniques because the representations of color, time, semantic concepts, and other underlying information can be drastically different from one another.  

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Add to basketSparse Image and Signal Processing

Wavelets, Curvelets, Morphological Diversity

Jean-Luc Starck , Fionn Murtagh , Jalal Fadili

This book presents the state of the art in sparse and multiscale image and signal processing, covering linear multiscale transforms, such as wavelet, ridgelet, or curvelet transforms, and non-linear multiscale transforms based on the median and mathematical morphology operators. 

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Add to basketGrammatical Inference

Learning Automata and Grammars

Colin de la Higuera

The problem of inducing, learning or inferring grammars has been studied for decades, but only in recent years has grammatical inference emerged as an independent field with connections to many scientific disciplines, including bio-informatics, computational linguistics and pattern recognition. 

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Add to basketArtificial Intelligence

Foundations of Computational Agents

David L. Poole , Alan K. Mackworth

Recent decades have witnessed the emergence of artificial intelligence as a serious science and engineering discipline. Artificial Intelligence: Foundations of Computational Agents is a textbook aimed at junior to senior undergraduate students and first-year graduate students. 

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Add to basketProgramming in Visual Basic 2010

The Very Beginner's Guide

Jim McKeown

This is an introduction to programming using Microsoft's Visual Basic.NET 2010. It is intended for novice programmers with little or no programming experience or no experience with Visual Basic. 

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Add to basketThe Quest for Artificial Intelligence

Nils J. Nilsson

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a field within computer science that is attempting to build enhanced intelligence into computer systems. This book traces the history of the subject, from the early dreams of eighteenth-century (and earlier) pioneers to the more successful work of today’s AI engineers. 

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Add to basketFrom Semantics to Computer Science

Essays in Honour of Gilles Kahn

Edited by Yves Bertot , Gérard Huet , Jean-Jacques Lévy , Gordon Plotkin

Gilles Kahn was one of the most influential figures in the development of computer science and information technology, not only in Europe but throughout the world. 

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Add to basketSemantic Techniques in Quantum Computation

Edited by Simon Gay , Ian Mackie

The study of computational processes based on the laws of quantum mechanics has led to the discovery of new algorithms, cryptographic techniques, and communication primitives.  

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Add to basketMicroprocessor Architecture

From Simple Pipelines to Chip Multiprocessors

Jean-Loup Baer

This book gives a comprehensive description of the architecture of microprocessors from simple in-order short pipeline designs to out-of-order superscalars.  

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