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Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems
By O'Reilly Media
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mpn: 9781491929124, ean: 9781491929124, isbn: 149192912X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
The overwhelming majority of a software system’s lifespan is spent in use, not in design or implementation. So, why does conventional wisdom insist that software engineers focus primarily on the design and development of large scale computing systems?In this collection of essays and articles, key members of Google’s Site Reliability Team explain how and why their commitment to the entire lifecycle has enabled the company to successfully build, deploy, monitor, and maintain some of the larges

Deep Learning (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning series)
By The MIT Press
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mpn: 45189572, ean: 9780262035613, isbn: 0262035618,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
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 comprehensive book on the subject.”―Elon Musk, cochair of OpenAI; cofounder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceXDeep learning is a form of machine learning that enables computers to learn from experience and understand the world in terms of a hierarchy of co

Algorithms (4th Edition)
By Addison-Wesley Professional
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mpn: 9780321573513, ean: 9780321573513, isbn: 032157351X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
This fourth edition of Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne’s Algorithms is the leading textbook on algorithms today and is widely used in colleges and universities worldwide. This book surveys the most important computer algorithms currently in use and provides a full treatment of data structures and algorithms for sorting, searching, graph processing, and string processing--including fifty algorithms every programmer should know. In this edition, new Java implementations are written in an ac

Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
By imusti
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mpn: 0387310738SRQ, ean: 9780387310732, isbn: 0387310738,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
This is the first textbook on pattern recognition to present the Bayesian viewpoint. The book presents approximate inference algorithms that permit fast approximate answers in situations where exact answers are not feasible. It uses graphical models to describe probability distributions when no other books apply graphical models to machine learning. No previous knowledge of pattern recognition or machine learning concepts is assumed. Familiarity with multivariate calculus and basic linear algebr

Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software
By Addison-Wesley Professional
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mpn: 978-0-3211-2521-7, ean: 9780321125217, isbn: 0321125215,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Domain Driven Design Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software by Evans, Eric. Published by Addison Wesley,2003, Binding: Hardcover

Effective Modern C++: 42 Specific Ways to Improve Your Use of C++11 and C++14
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781491903995, isbn: 9781491903995,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Coming to grips with C++11 and C++14 is more than a matter of familiarizing yourself with the features they introduce (e.g., auto type declarations, move semantics, lambda expressions, and concurrency support). The challenge is learning to use those features effectively—so that your software is correct, efficient, maintainable, and portable. That’s where this practical book comes in. It describes how to write truly great software using C++11 and C++14—i.e. using modern C++. Topics include:

Data Visualization: A Practical Introduction
By Princeton University Press
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ean: 9780691181622, isbn: 0691181624,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
An accessible primer on how to create effective graphics from dataThis book provides students and researchers a hands-on introduction to the principles and practice of data visualization. It explains what makes some graphs succeed while others fail, how to make high-quality figures from data using powerful and reproducible methods, and how to think about data visualization in an honest and effective way.Data Visualization builds the reader’s expertise in ggplot2, a versatile visualization libr

Accelerated Spanish: Learn fluent Spanish with a proven accelerated learning system
By Moser Timothy
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ean: 9781624870606, isbn: 1624870600,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
If you’re like the majority of US high school graduates, you have (1) studied Spanish at some point and (2) already forgotten most of it.It’s time for a new language-learning method: One that teaches Spanish the way native speakers talk, using advanced mnemonic techniques you won’t be able to forget.Accelerated Spanish is the proven method that has trained hundreds of students, bringing dozens to fluency in a very short period of time.This three-volume system has the potential to make you

The Little SAS Book: A Primer, Fifth Edition
By Brand: SAS Institute
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mpn: YES11057462, ean: 9781612903439, isbn: 1612903436,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
A classic that just keeps getting better, The Little SAS Book is essential for anyone learning SAS programming. Lora Delwiche and Susan Slaughter offer a user-friendly approach so readers can quickly and easily learn the most commonly used features of the SAS language. Each topic is presented in a self-contained two-page layout complete with examples and graphics.The fifth edition has been completely updated to reflect the new default output introduced with SAS 9.3. In addition, there is a now a

Quantum Computation and Quantum Information: 10th Anniversary Edition
By imusti
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mpn: 31894472, ean: 9781107002173, isbn: 9781107002173,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
One of the most cited books in physics of all time, Quantum Computation and Quantum Information remains the best textbook in this exciting field of science. This 10th anniversary edition includes an introduction from the authors setting the work in context. This comprehensive textbook describes such remarkable effects as fast quantum algorithms, quantum teleportation, quantum cryptography and quantum error-correction. Quantum mechanics and computer science are introduced before moving on to desc

Deep Reinforcement Learning Hands-On: Apply modern RL methods, with deep Q-networks, value iteration, policy gradients, TRPO, AlphaGo Zero and more
By Packt Publishing
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ean: 9781788834247, isbn: 1788834240,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
This practical guide will teach you how deep learning (DL) can be used to solve complex real-world problems.Key FeaturesExplore deep reinforcement learning (RL), from the first principles to the latest algorithmsEvaluate high-profile RL methods, including value iteration, deep Q-networks, policy gradients, TRPO, PPO, DDPG, D4PG, evolution strategies and genetic algorithmsKeep up with the very latest industry developments, including AI-driven chatbotsBook DescriptionRecent developments in reinfor

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?
By Henry Holt and Co.
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ean: 9781250178268, isbn: 1250178266,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out.Bill McKibben’s groundbreaking book The End of Nature -- issued in dozens of languages and long regarded as a classic -- was the first book to alert us to global warming. But the danger is broader than that: even as climate change shrinks the space where our civilization can exist, new technologies like artificia

Machine Learning: An Applied Mathematics Introduction
By Panda Ohana Publishing
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ean: 9781916081604, isbn: 1916081606,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
A fully self-contained introduction to machine learning. All that the reader requires is an understanding of the basics of matrix algebra and calculus. Machine Learning: An Applied Mathematics Introduction covers the essential mathematics behind all of the most important techniques. Chapter list:Introduction (Putting ML into context. Comparing and contrasting with classical mathematical and statistical modelling)General Matters (In one chapter all of the mathematical concepts you'll need to kno

Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers
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mpn: 978-0-596-80417-6, ean: 9780596804176, isbn: 0596804172,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Great things don’t happen in a vacuum. But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge. How can you make it happen at your company? The answer may surprise you: gamestorming. This book includes more than 80 games to help you break down barriers, communicate better, and generate new ideas, insights, and strategies. The authors have identified tools and techniques from some of the world’s most innovative professionals, whose teams collaborate and m

The Self-Taught Programmer: The Definitive Guide to Programming Professionally
By Self-Taught Media
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ean: 9780999685907, isbn: 0999685902,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
I am a self-taught programmer. After a year of self-study, I learned to program well enough to land a job as a software engineer II at eBay. Once I got there, I realized I was severely under-prepared. I was overwhelmed by the amount of things I needed to know but hadn't learned yet. My journey learning to program, and my experience at my first job as a software engineer were the inspiration for this book. This book is not just about learning to program; although you will learn to code. If you wa

Dynamic Programming and Optimal Control (2 Vol Set)
By Brand: Athena Scientific
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mpn: 43171-345186, ean: 9781886529083, isbn: 1886529086,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
A two-volume set, consisting of the latest editions of the two volumes (4th edition (2017) for Vol. I, and 4th edition (2012) for Vol. II). Much supplementary material can be found at the book's web page. The first volume is oriented towards modeling, conceptualization, and finite-horizon problems, but also includes a substantive introduction to infinite horizon problems that is suitable for classroom use, as well as an up-to-date account of some of the most interesting developments in approxima

Computer Science Illuminated
By Jones & Bartlett Learning
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ean: 9781284155617, isbn: 1284155617,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Designed for the introductory computing and computer science course, the student-friendly Computer Science Illuminated, Seventh Edition provides students with a solid foundation for further study, and offers non-majors a complete introduction to computing. Fully revised and updated, the Seventh Edition of this best-selling text retains the accessibility and in-depth coverage of previous editions, while incorporating all-new material on cutting-edge issues in computer science. Authored by the awa

The Algorithm Design Manual
By Springer
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mpn: 115 black & white illustrations, 2 black, ean: 9788184898651, isbn: 1849967202,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Expanding on the highly successful formula of the first edition, this book now serves as the primary textbook of choice for any algorithm design course while maintaining its status as the premier practical reference guide to algorithms.This newly expanded and updated second edition of the best-selling classic continues to take the ''mystery'' out of designing algorithms, and analyzing their efficacy and efficiency. Expanding on the first edition, the book now serves as the primary textbook of ch

A Modern Perspective on Type Theory: From its Origins until Today (Applied Logic Series)
By Springer
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ean: 9781402023347, isbn: 1402023340,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
This book provides an overview of type theory. The first part of the book is historical, yet at the same time, places historical systems in the modern setting. The second part deals with modern type theory as it developed since the 1940s, and with the role of propositions as types (or proofs as terms. The third part proposes new systems that bring more advantages together.

Probabilistic Robotics (Intelligent Robotics and Autonomous Agents series)
By imusti
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mpn: 21151602, ean: 9780262201629, isbn: 0262201623,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
An introduction to the techniques and algorithms of the newest field in robotics.Probabilistic robotics is a new and growing area in robotics, concerned with perception and control in the face of uncertainty. Building on the field of mathematical statistics, probabilistic robotics endows robots with a new level of robustness in real-world situations. This book introduces the reader to a wealth of techniques and algorithms in the field. All algorithms are based on a single overarching mathematica

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