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  • Black Swan

    Black Swan
    av Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141034591

    What have the invention of the wheel, Pompeii, the Wall Street Crash, Harry Potter and the internet got in common? Why are all forecasters con-artists? What can Catherine the Great's lovers tell us about probability? Why should you never run for a t…

  • Thinking in Systems

    Thinking in Systems
    av Donella Meadows

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603580557

    The classic book on systems thinking, with more than half a million copies sold worldwide!"This is fabulous book... This book opened my mind and reshaped the way I think about investing." --Forbes"Thinking in Systems is required reading for anyone h…

  • The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a New Section: On Robustness and Fragility

    The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a New Section: On Robustness and Fragility
    av Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    (2 recensioner)

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812973815

    The most influential book of the past seventy-five years: a groundbreaking exploration of everything we know about what we don't know, now with a new section called "On Robustness and Fragility." A black swan is a highly improbable event with three…

  • Mythical Man-Month, The

    Mythical Man-Month, The
    av Frederick, Jr. Brooks

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201835953

    Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless as The Mythical Man-Month. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. The…

  • A Coding Mission

    A Coding Mission
    av Shannon Mcclintock Miller

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496577474

    För Kody och hennes vänner är det en helt vanlig dag i skolan. De är på väg till skaparverkstan på biblioteket. När vännerna kastar sig in i ett nytt uppdrag får de magisk hjälp av bibliotekarien och befinner sig plötsligt i en grekisk labyrint. Run…

  • Information: The New Language of Science

    Information: The New Language of Science
    av Hans Christian Von Baeyer

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674018570

    Confronting us at every turn, flowing from every imaginable source, information defines our era--and yet what we don't know about it could--and does--fill a book. In this indispensable volume, a primer for the information age, Hans Christian von Bae…

  • Every Life Is On Fire

    Every Life Is On Fire
    av Jeremy England

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541699014

    Why are we alive? Most things in the universe aren't. And if you trace the evolutionary history of plants and animals back far enough, you will find that, at some point, neither were we. Scientists have wrestled with this problem for centuries, and…

  • Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

    Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
    av Steven H. Strogatz

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349107

    This textbook is aimed at newcomers to nonlinear dynamics and chaos, especially students taking a first course in the subject. The presentation stresses analytical methods, concrete examples, and geometric intuition. The theory is developed systemat…

  • The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives

    The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
    av Leonard Mlodinow

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307275172

    With the born storyteller's command of narrative and imaginative approach, Leonard Mlodinow vividly demonstrates how our lives are profoundly informed by chance and randomness and how everything from wine ratings and corporate success to school grad…

  • Living Systems: An Introductory Guide to the Theories of Humberto Maturana & Francisco Varela

    Living Systems: An Introductory Guide to the Theories of Humberto Maturana & Francisco Varela
    av Jane Cull

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781494356170

    Living Systems: An Introductory Guide to the Theories of Humberto Maturana and Francisco Varela, introduces the thinking of the two great Chilean biologists. Written to make their body of work more accessible for both academic and non-academic reade…

  • The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a New Section: "on Robustness and Fragility"

    The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a New Section: "on Robustness and Fragility"
    av Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400063512

    Examines the role of the unexpected--the Black Swan--in both life and human history, explaining how the phenomenon and its applications affect every aspect of the world in which we live, why humans are unable to anticipate a Black Swan, and how we r…

  • The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization

    The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization
    av Elaine Svenonius

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262512619

    Integrating the disparate disciplines of descriptive cataloging, subject cataloging, indexing, and classification, the book adopts a conceptual framework that views the process of organizing information as the use of a special language of descriptio…

  • A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

    A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age
    av Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476766690

    Winner of the Neumann Prize for the History of Mathematics **Named a best book of the year by Bloomberg and Nature** **'Best of 2017' by The Morning Sun** We owe Claude Shannon a lot, and Soni & Goodman's book takes a big first step in paying that d…

  • Quantum Computing For Babies

    Quantum Computing For Babies
    av Chris Ferrie

    Kartonnage - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781492671183

  • Sync

    Sync
    av Steven Strogatz

    Storpocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141007632

    'SYNC' IS A STORY OF A DAZZLING KIND OF ORDER IN THE UNIVERSE, THE HARMONY THAT COMES FROM CYCLES IN SYNC. THE TENDENCY TO SYCHRONIZE IS ONE OF THE MOST FAR- REACHING DRIVES IN ALL OF NATURE. IT EXTENDS FROM PEOPLE TO PLANETS, FROM ANIMALS TO ATOMS.…

  • Sync

    Sync
    av Steven Strogatz

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786868445

    t the heart of the universe is a steady, insistent beat, the sound of cycles in sync. Along the tidal rivers of Malaysia, thousands of fireflies congregate and flash in unison; the moon spins in perfect resonance with its orbit around the earth; our…

  • How We Became Posthuman

    How We Became Posthuman
    av N. Katherine Hayles

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226321462

    Separating hype from fact, this text investigates the fate of embodiment in the information age. It relates three interwoven stories: how information lost its body, that is, how it came to be conceptualized as an entity separate from the material fo…

  • The Tao of Systems Thinking: Exploring the Parallels Between Eastern Mysticism and Systems Thinking

    The Tao of Systems Thinking: Exploring the Parallels Between Eastern Mysticism and Systems Thinking
    av Michael McCurley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781517128166

  • Information Theory, Inference and Learning Algorithms

    Information Theory, Inference and Learning Algorithms
    av David J. C. MacKay

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521642989

    Information theory and inference, taught together in this exciting textbook, lie at the heart of many important areas of modern technology - communication, signal processing, data mining, machine learning, pattern recognition, computational neurosci…

  • Decoding Reality

    Decoding Reality
    av Vlatko Vedral

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198815433

    For a physicist, all the world is information. The Universe and its workings are the ebb and flow of information. We are all transient patterns of information, passing on the recipe for our basic forms to future generations using a four-letter digit…

  • The Master Algorithm

    The Master Algorithm
    av Pedro Domingos

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465094271

    A thought-provoking and wide-ranging exploration of machine learning and the race to build computer intelligences as flexible as our own In the world's top research labs and universities, the race is on to invent the ultimate learning algorithm: one…

  • The Master Algorithm

    The Master Algorithm
    av Pedro Domingos

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465065707

    Algorithms increasingly run our lives. They find books, movies, jobs, and dates for us, manage our investments, and discover new drugs. More and more, these algorithms work by learning from the trails of data we leave in our newly digital world. Lik…

  • Possible Minds

    Possible Minds
    av John Brockman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525558019

    Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field of artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about…

  • Possible Minds

    Possible Minds
    av John Brockman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525557999

    Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field of artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about…

  • Quantum Information for Babies

    Quantum Information for Babies
    av Chris Ferrie

    Kartonnage - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781492656302

  • Engineering a Safer World

    Engineering a Safer World
    av Nancy G. Leveson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262533690

    A new approach to safety, based on systems thinking, that is more effective, less costly, and easier to use than current techniques.Engineering has experienced a technological revolution, but the basic engineering techniques applied in safety and re…

  • Cryptography Made Simple

    Cryptography Made Simple
    av Nigel Smart

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319219356

    In this introductory textbook the author explains the key topics in cryptography. He takes a modern approach, where defining what is meant by "secure" is as important as creating something that achieves that goal, and security definitions are centra…

  • General System Theory

    General System Theory
    av Ludwig Von Bertalanffy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807600153

    Ludwig von Bertalanffy's theory of laws is applicable to virtually every scientific field. This conceptual approach has had a profound impact on biology, economics, psychology, and demography, with new relevancies today. Gathered here are Ludwig von…

  • Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine

    Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine
    av Norbert Wiener

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262537841

    A classic and influential work that laid the theoretical foundations for information theory and a timely text for contemporary informations theorists and practitioners.With the influential book Cybernetics, first published in 1948, Norbert Wiener la…

  • Deep Simplicity: Bringing Order to Chaos and Complexity

    Deep Simplicity: Bringing Order to Chaos and Complexity
    av John Gribbin

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400062560

    An astrophysicist presents a lucid, accessible explanation of the fundamental principles of chaos and complexity theory, incorporating the latest research with frequent analogies and examples to explore simple applications of the theory in everyday…

  • Lean Six Sigma Case Studies in the Healthcare Enterprise

    Lean Six Sigma Case Studies in the Healthcare Enterprise
    av Sandra L. Furterer

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447170389

    This book provides a detailed description of how to apply Lean Six Sigma in the health care industry, with a special emphasis on process improvement and operations management in hospitals. The book begins with a description of the Enterprise Perform…

  • The Systems Thinking Playbook

    The Systems Thinking Playbook
    av Linda Booth Sweeney

    Övrigt - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603582582

    This book has become a favorite of K-12 teachers, university faculty, and corporate consultants. It provides short gaming exercises that illustrate the subtleties of systems thinking. The companion DVD shows the authors introducing and running each…

  • The Human Use Of Human Beings

    The Human Use Of Human Beings
    av Norbert Wiener

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306803208

    Only a few books stand as landmarks in social and scientific upheaval. Norbert Wiener's classic is one in that small company. Founder of the science of cybernetics,the study of the relationship between computers and the human nervous system,Wiener w…

  • The Systems Bible

    The Systems Bible
    av John Gall

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780961825171

  • Linked

    Linked
    av Albert-laszlo Barabasi

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465085736

    A cocktail party. A terrorist cell. Ancient bacteria. An international conglomerate. All are networks, and all are a part of a surprising scientific revolution. In Linked , Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, the nation's foremost expert in the new science of n…

  • Simulation Modeling Handbook

    Simulation Modeling Handbook

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780849312410

    The use of simulation modeling and analysis is becoming increasingly more popular as a technique for improving or investigating process performance. This book is a practical, easy-to-follow reference that offers up-to-date information and step-by-st…

  • Optimal Control Theory

    Optimal Control Theory
    av Donald E. Kirk

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486434841

    Geared toward upper-level undergraduates, this text introduces three aspects of optimal control theory: dynamic programming, Pontryagin's minimum principle, and numerical techniques for trajectory optimization. The text focuses first on describing s…

  • Information, Entropy, Life And The Universe: What We Know And What We Do Not Know

    Information, Entropy, Life And The Universe: What We Know And What We Do Not Know
    av Arieh Ben-Naim

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814651677

    The aim of this book is to explain in simple language what we know and what we do not know about information and entropy - two of the most frequently discussed topics in recent literature - and whether they are relevant to life and the entire univer…

  • Information, Entropy, Life And The Universe: What We Know And What We Do Not Know

    Information, Entropy, Life And The Universe: What We Know And What We Do Not Know
    av Arieh Ben-Naim

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814651660

    The aim of this book is to explain in simple language what we know and what we do not know about information and entropy - two of the most frequently discussed topics in recent literature - and whether they are relevant to life and the entire univer…

  • An Introduction to Communication and Artificial Intelligence

    An Introduction to Communication and Artificial Intelligence
    av David J. Gunkel

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533176

    Communication and artificial intelligence (AI) are closely related. It is communication - particularly interpersonal conversational interaction - that provides AI with its defining test case and experimental evidence. Likewise, recent developments i…

  • An Introduction to Communication and Artificial Intelligence

    An Introduction to Communication and Artificial Intelligence
    av David J. Gunkel

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533169

    Communication and artificial intelligence (AI) are closely related. It is communication - particularly interpersonal conversational interaction - that provides AI with its defining test case and experimental evidence. Likewise, recent developments i…

  • PID Control System Design and Automatic Tuning using MATLAB/Simulink

    PID Control System Design and Automatic Tuning using MATLAB/Simulink
    av Liuping Wang

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119469346

    Covers PID control systems from the very basics to the advanced topicsThis book covers the design, implementation and automatic tuning of PID control systems with operational constraints. It provides students, researchers, and industrial practitione…

  • Emergence

    Emergence
    av Steven Johnson

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140287752

    Steven Johnson's Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities and Software is a fascinating look at how self-organising systems are changing the world. Why do people cluster together in neighborhoods? How do internet communities spring up…

  • Modern Coding Theory

    Modern Coding Theory
    av Tom Richardson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521852296

    Having trouble deciding which coding scheme to employ, how to design a new scheme, or how to improve an existing system? This summary of the state-of-the-art in iterative coding makes this decision more straightforward. With emphasis on the underlyi…

  • Automating with SIMATIC

    Automating with SIMATIC
    av Hans Berger

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783895784590

    The book provides a complete overview of the SIMATIC automation system and the TIA Portal with the engineering tool STEP 7. "Automating with SIMATIC" addresses all those who - want to get an overview of the components of the system and their feature…

  • An Introduction to General Systems Thinking

    An Introduction to General Systems Thinking
    av Gerald M. Weinberg

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780932633491

  • Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Industrial Engineering

    Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis for Industrial Engineering
    av Gerald William Evans

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498739825

    This textbook presents methodologies and applications associated with multiple criteria decision analysis (MCDA), especially for those students with an interest in industrial engineering. With respect to methodology, the book covers (1) problem stru…

  • Systems Thinking

    Systems Thinking
    av Jamshid Gharajedaghi

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780123859150

    Systems Thinking, Third Edition combines systems theory and interactive design to provide an operational methodology for defining problems and designing solutions in an environment increasingly characterized by chaos and complexity. This new edition…

  • Chaos: A Very Short Introduction

    Chaos: A Very Short Introduction
    av Leonard Smith

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192853783

    Chaos exists in systems all around us. Even the simplest system of cause and effect can be subject to chaos, denying us accurate predictions of its behaviour, and sometimes giving rise to astonishing structures of large-scale order. Our growing unde…

  • Surreptitious Software

    Surreptitious Software
    av Christian Collberg

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780321549259

    "This book gives thorough, scholarly coverage of an area of growing importance in computer security and is a 'must have' for every researcher, student, and practicing professional in software protection." -Mikhail Atallah, Distinguished Professor of…

  • Re-Inventing the Book

    Re-Inventing the Book
    av Christina Banou

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780081012789

    Re-Inventing the Book: Challenges from the Past for the Publishing Industry chronicles the significant changes that have taken place in the publishing industry in the past few decades and how they have altered the publishing value chain and the stru…

  • Simulation Modeling and Analysis (Int'l Ed)

    Simulation Modeling and Analysis (Int'l Ed)
    av Averill Law

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781259254383

    Since the publication of the first edition in 1982, the goal of Simulation Modeling and Analysis has always been to provide a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, and technically correct treatment of all important aspects of a simulation study. The book…

  • Does God Play Dice

    Does God Play Dice
    av Ian Stewart

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631232513

    "You believe in a God who plays dice, and I in complete law and order", Albert Einstein. The science of chaos is forcing scientists to rethink Einstein's fundamental assumptions regarding the way the universe behaves. Chaos theory has already shown…

  • From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure

    From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure
    av Christine L. Borgman

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262523455

    Will the emerging global information infrastructure (GII) create a revolution in communication equivalent to that wrought by Gutenberg, or will the result be simply the evolutionary adaptation of existing behavior and institutions to new media? Will…

  • Information Theory - Part I: An Introduction To The Fundamental Concepts

    Information Theory - Part I: An Introduction To The Fundamental Concepts
    av Arieh Ben-Naim

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789813208834

    This book is about the definition of the Shannon measure of Information, and some derived quantities such as conditional information and mutual information. Unlike many books, which refer to the Shannon's Measure of information (SMI) as 'Entropy,' t…

  • Information Theory - Part I: An Introduction To The Fundamental Concepts

    Information Theory - Part I: An Introduction To The Fundamental Concepts
    av Arieh Ben-Naim

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789813208827

    This book is about the definition of the Shannon measure of Information, and some derived quantities such as conditional information and mutual information. Unlike many books, which refer to the Shannon's Measure of information (SMI) as 'Entropy,' t…