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  • Introduction to Algorithms

    Introduction to Algorithms
    av Thomas H. Cormen

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262033848

    The latest edition of the essential text and professional reference, with substantial new material on such topics as vEB trees, multithreaded algorithms, dynamic programming, and edge-based flow.Some books on algorithms are rigorous but incomplete;…

  • Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python

    Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python
    av John V. Guttag

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529624

    The new edition of an introductory text that teaches students the art of computational problem solving, covering topics ranging from simple algorithms to information visualization.This book introduces students with little or no prior programming exp…

  • The Design of Everyday Things

    The Design of Everyday Things
    av Donald A. Norman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525671

    A fully updated and expanded edition of Don Norman's classic and influential work, which pioneered the application of cognitive science to design.Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we try to figure out the shower control in a hotel or atte…

  • Sustainable Energy

    Sustainable Energy
    av Jefferson W. Tester

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262017473

    The second edition of a widely used textbook that explores energy resource options and technologies with a view toward achieving sustainability on local, national, and global scales.Human survival depends on a continuing supply of energy, but the ne…

  • Rules of Play

    Rules of Play
    av Katie Salen Tekinbas

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262240451

    An impassioned look at games and game design that offers the most ambitious framework for understanding them to date.As pop culture, games are as important as film or television-but game design has yet to develop a theoretical framework or critical…

  • Children with Specific Language Impairment

    Children with Specific Language Impairment
    av Laurence B. Leonard

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535403

    The landmark reference in the field, completely updated: a comprehensive treatment of a disorder that is more prevalent than autism.Children with specific language impairment (SLI) show a significant deficit in spoken language that cannot be attribu…

  • Architecture Depends

    Architecture Depends
    av Jeremy Till

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262518789

    Polemics and reflections on how to bridge the gap between what architecture actually is and what architects want it to be.Architecture depends-on what? On people, time, politics, ethics, mess: the real world. Architecture, Jeremy Till argues with co…

  • Energy and Civilization

    Energy and Civilization
    av Vaclav Smil

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262536165

    A comprehensive account of how energy has shaped society throughout history, from pre-agricultural foraging societies through today's fossil fuel-driven civilization."I wait for new Smil books the way some people wait for the next 'Star Wars' movie.…

  • The New Librarianship Field Guide

    The New Librarianship Field Guide
    av R. David Lankes

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529082

    How librarians can be radical positive change agents in their communities, dedicated to learning and making a difference.This book offers a guide for librarians who see their profession as a chance to make a positive difference in their communities-…

  • Reinforcement Learning

    Reinforcement Learning
    av Richard S. Sutton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039246

    The significantly expanded and updated new edition of a widely used text on reinforcement learning, one of the most active research areas in artificial intelligence.Reinforcement learning, one of the most active research areas in artificial intellig…

  • Growth

    av Vaclav Smil

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262042833

    A systematic investigation of growth in nature and society, from tiny organisms to the trajectories of empires and civilizations.Growth has been both an unspoken and an explicit aim of our individual and collective striving. It governs the lives of…

  • Growth

    av Vaclav Smil

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262539685

    Growth has been both an unspoken and an explicit aim of our individual and collective striving. It governs the lives of microorganisms and galaxies; it shapes the capabilities of our extraordinarily large brains and the fortunes of our economies. Gr…

  • Public Knowledge

    Public Knowledge
    av Michael Asher

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262042673

    Writings by the conceptual artist Michael Asher-including notes, proposals, exhibition statements, and letters to curators and critics-most published here for the first time.The California conceptual artist Michael Asher (1943-2012) was known for ri…

  • The Invincible

    The Invincible
    av Stanislaw Lem

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262538473

    A space cruiser, in search of its sister ship, encounters beings descended from self-replicating machines.In the grand tradition of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, Stanislaw Lem's The Invincible tells the story of a space cruiser sent to an obscure pla…

  • The Image of the City

    The Image of the City
    av Kevin Lynch

    Häftad - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262620017

    The classic work on the evaluation of city form.What does the city's form actually mean to the people who live there? What can the city planner do to make the city's image more vivid and memorable to the city dweller? To answer these questions, Mr.…

  • Characteristics of Games

    Characteristics of Games
    av George Skaff Elias

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262542692

    Understanding games--whether computer games, card games, board games, or sports--by analyzing certain common traits.Characteristics of Games offers a new way to understand games- by focusing on certain traits--including number of players, rules, deg…

  • Metadata

    av Jeffrey Pomerantz

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262528511

    Everything we need to know about metadata, the usually invisible infrastructure for information with which we interact every day. When "metadata" became breaking news, appearing in stories about surveillance by the National Security Agency, many mem…

  • The Elusive Shift

    The Elusive Shift
    av Jon Peterson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044646

    When Dungeons & Dragons made its debut in the mid-1970s, followed shortly thereafter by other, similar tabletop games, it sparked a renaissance in game design and critical thinking about games. D&D is now popularly considered to be the first role-pl…

  • Making Design Theory

    Making Design Theory
    av Johan Redstroem

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262036658

    A new approach to theory development for practice-driven research, proposing that theory is something made in and through design.Tendencies toward "academization" of traditionally practice-based fields have forced design to articulate itself as an a…

  • Case Studies and Theory Development in the Social Sciences

    Case Studies and Theory Development in the Social Sciences
    av Alexander L. George

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262572224

    The use of case studies to build and test theories in political science and the other social sciences has increased in recent years. Many scholars have argued that the social sciences rely too heavily on quantitative research and formal models and h…

  • Too Much Information

    Too Much Information
    av Cass R. Sunstein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044165

    How much information is too much? Do we need to know how many calories are in the giant vat of popcorn that we bought on our way into the movie theater? Do we want to know if we are genetically predisposed to a certain disease? Can we do anything us…

  • The Design Way

    The Design Way
    av Harold G. Nelson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262526708

    A book that lays out the fundamental concepts of design culture and outlines a design-driven way to approach the world.Humans did not discover fire-they designed it. Design is not defined by software programs, blueprints, or font choice. When we cre…

  • Sorting Things Out

    Sorting Things Out
    av Geoffrey C. Bowker

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262522953

    A revealing and surprising look at how classification systems can shape both worldviews and social interactions.What do a seventeenth-century mortality table (whose causes of death include "fainted in a bath," "frighted," and "itch"); the identifica…

  • Designing Sound

    Designing Sound
    av Andy Farnell

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262014410

    A practitioner's guide to the basic principles of creating sound effects using easily accessed free software.Designing Sound teaches students and professional sound designers to understand and create sound effects starting from nothing. Its thesis i…

  • Learning From Las Vegas

    Learning From Las Vegas
    av Robert Venturi

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262720069

    "Learning from Las Vegas created a healthy controversy on its appearance in 1972, calling for architects to be more receptive to the tastes and values of "common" people and less immodest in their erections of "heroic," self-aggrandizing monuments.T…

  • Machine Learning

    Machine Learning
    av Ethem Alpaydin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262529518

    A concise overview of machine learning-computer programs that learn from data-which underlies applications that include recommendation systems, face recognition, and driverless cars.Today, machine learning underlies a range of applications we use ev…

  • Critical Fabulations

    Critical Fabulations
    av Daniela K. Rosner

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262542685

    A proposal to redefine design in a way that not only challenges the field's dominant paradigms but also changes the practice of design itself.In Critical Fabulations, Daniela Rosner proposes redefining design as investigative and activist, personal…

  • Data Science

    Data Science
    av John D. Kelleher

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535434

    A concise introduction to the emerging field of data science, explaining its evolution, relation to machine learning, current uses, data infrastructure issues, and ethical challenges.The goal of data science is to improve decision making through the…

  • Blueprint, with a New Afterword

    Blueprint, with a New Afterword
    av Robert Plomin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537988

    A top behavioral geneticist makes the case that DNA inherited from our parents at the moment of conception can predict our psychological strengths and weaknesses.In Blueprint, behavioral geneticist Robert Plomin describes how the DNA revolution has…

  • Sources of Power

    Sources of Power
    av Gary A. Klein

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534291

    A modern classic about how people really make decisions: drawing on prior experience, using a combination of intuition and analysis.Since its publication twenty years ago, Sources of Power has been enormously influential. The book has sold more than…

  • The New Economics for Industry, Government, Education

    The New Economics for Industry, Government, Education
    av W. Edwards Deming

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535939

    A new edition of a book that details the system of transformation underlying the 14 Points for Management presented in Deming's Out of the Crisis.It would be better if everyone would work together as a system, with the aim for everybody to win. What…

  • Deep Learning

    Deep Learning
    av Ian Goodfellow

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262035613

    An introduction to a broad range of topics in deep learning, covering mathematical and conceptual background, deep learning techniques used in industry, and research perspectives."Written by three experts in the field, Deep Learning is the only comp…

  • Spotify Teardown

    Spotify Teardown
    av Maria Eriksson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262038904

    An innovative investigation of the inner workings of Spotify that traces the transformation of audio files into streamed experience.Spotify provides a streaming service that has been welcomed as disrupting the world of music. Yet such disruption alw…

  • 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School

    101 Things I Learned in Architecture School
    av Matthew Frederick

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262062664

    Concise lessons in design, drawing, the creative process, and presentation, from the basics of "How to Draw a Line" to the complexities of color theory.This is a book that students of architecture will want to keep in the studio and in their backpac…

  • The Discipline of Organizing

    The Discipline of Organizing

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262518505

    A framework for the theory and practice of organizing that integrates the concepts and methods of information organization and information retrieval.Organizing is such a common activity that we often do it without thinking much about it. In our dail…

  • The High Price of Materialism

    The High Price of Materialism
    av Tim Kasser

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262611978

    A study of how materialism and consumerism undermine our quality of life.In The High Price of Materialism, Tim Kasser offers a scientific explanation of how our contemporary culture of consumerism and materialism affects our everyday happiness and p…

  • The Second Digital Turn

    The Second Digital Turn
    av Mario Carpo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534024

    The first digital turn in architecture changed our ways of making; the second changes our ways of thinking.Almost a generation ago, the early software for computer aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) spawned a style of smooth and curving lines…

  • Spaces Speak, Are You Listening?

    Spaces Speak, Are You Listening?
    av Barry Blesser

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262513173

    How we experience space by listening: the concepts of aural architecture, with examples ranging from Gothic cathedrals to surround sound home theater.We experience spaces not only by seeing but also by listening. We can navigate a room in the dark,…

  • Zizek's Jokes

    Zizek's Jokes
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262535304

    Zizek as comedian: jokes in the service of philosophy."A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes."-Ludwig WittgensteinThe good news is that this book offers an entertaining but enlightening compilation of Zi…

  • Perceptrons

    av Marvin Minsky

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534772

    The first systematic study of parallelism in computation by two pioneers in the field.Reissue of the 1988 Expanded Edition with a new foreword by Leon BottouIn 1969, ten years after the discovery of the perceptron-which showed that a machine could b…

  • Critical Zones

    Critical Zones
    av Bruno Latour

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262044455

    This monumental volume, drawn from a 2020 exhibition at the ZKM Center for Art and Media, portrays the disorientation of life in world facing climate change. It traces this disorientation to the disconnection between two different definitions of the…

  • Decomposed

    av Kyle Devine

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537780

    The hidden material histories of music.Music is seen as the most immaterial of the arts, and recorded music as a progress of dematerialization-an evolution from physical discs to invisible digits. In Decomposed, Kyle Devine offers another perspectiv…

  • The Chinese Economy

    The Chinese Economy
    av Barry J. Naughton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534796

    The new edition of a comprehensive overview of the modern Chinese economy, revised to reflect the end of the "miracle growth" period.This comprehensive overview of the modern Chinese economy by a noted expert on China's economic development offers a…

  • Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

    Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
    av Harold Abelson
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262510875

    Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs has had a dramatic impact on computer science curricula over the past decade. This long-awaited revision contains changes throughout the text. There are new implementations of most of the major progr…

  • What Computers Still Can't Do

    What Computers Still Can't Do
    av Hubert L. Dreyfus

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262540674

    When it was first published in 1972, Hubert Dreyfus's manifesto on the inherent inability of disembodied machines to mimic higher mental functions caused an uproar in the artificial intelligence community. The world has changed since then. Today it…

  • Saturation


    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262043687

    Essays, conversations, and artist portfolios confront questions at the intersection of race, institutional life, and representation.Controversies involving race and the art world are often discussed in terms of diversity and representation-as if hav…

  • AI Ethics

    AI Ethics
    av Mark Coeckelbergh

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262538190

    An accessible synthesis of ethical issues raised by artificial intelligence that moves beyond hype and nightmare scenarios to address concrete questions.Artificial intelligence powers Google's search engine, enables Facebook to target advertising, a…

  • Value Sensitive Design

    Value Sensitive Design
    av Batya Friedman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262039536

    Using our moral and technical imaginations to create responsible innovations: theory, method, and applications for value sensitive design.Implantable medical devices and human dignity. Private and secure access to information. Engineering projects t…

  • The Elements of Computing Systems

    The Elements of Computing Systems
    av Noam Nisan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262640688

    A textbook with a hands-on approach that leads students through the gradual construction of a complete and working computer system including the hardware platform and the software hierarchy.In the early days of computer science, the interactions of…

  • How to Write a Thesis

    How to Write a Thesis
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262527132

    Umberto Eco's wise and witty guide to researching and writing a thesis, published in English for the first time. By the time Umberto Eco published his best-selling novel The Name of the Rose, he was one of Italy's most celebrated intellectuals, a di…

  • A Composer's Guide to Game Music

    A Composer's Guide to Game Music
    av Winifred Phillips

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262534499

    A comprehensive, practical guide to composing video game music, from acquiring the necessary skills to finding work in the field.Music in video games is often a sophisticated, complex composition that serves to engage the player, set the pace of pla…