Algorithms To Live By

Author: Brian Christian
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1627790373
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From finding a spouse to finding a parking spot, from organizing one's inbox to understanding the workings of human memory, Algorithms to Live By transforms the wisdom of computer science into strategies for human living.

Algorithms To Live By

Author: Brian Christian
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780007547999
Size: 67.36 MB
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Exploring how insights from computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives, 'Algorithms To Live By' helps to solve common decision-making problems and illuminate the workings of the human mind.

Algorithms To Live By

Author: Brian Christian
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: 9780007547975
Size: 66.41 MB
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'Algorithms to Live By' looks at the simple, precise algorithms that computers use to solve the complex 'human' problems that we face, and discovers what they can tell us about the nature and origin of the mind.

The Most Human Human

Author: Brian Christian
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014197155X
Size: 30.64 MB
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For the first time in history, we are interacting with computers so sophisticated that we think they're human beings. This is a remarkable feat of human ingenuity, but what does it say about our humanity?

Bad Choices

Author: Ali Almossawi
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0735222231
Size: 59.85 MB
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With Bad Choices, Ali Almossawi presents twelve scenes from everyday life that help demonstrate and demystify the fundamental algorithms that drive computer science, bringing these seemingly elusive concepts into the understandable realms ...

The Power Of Algorithms

Author: Giorgio Ausiello
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642396526
Size: 77.53 MB
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This book is an excellent introduction to an intriguing domain and it will be enjoyed by undergraduate and postgraduate students in computer science, engineering, and mathematics, and more broadly by all those engaged with algorithmic ...

Weapons Of Math Destruction

Author: Cathy O'Neil
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0553418823
Size: 49.60 MB
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This important book empowers us to ask the tough questions, uncover the truth, and demand change. — Longlist for National Book Award (Non-Fiction) — Goodreads, semi-finalist for the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards (Science and Technology) ...

The Seven Pillars Of Statistical Wisdom

Author: Stephen M. Stigler
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674970217
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Stephen Stigler sets forth the seven foundational ideas of statistics—a scientific discipline related to but distinct from mathematics and computer science and one which often seems counterintuitive.