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  • The Book of Why

    The New Science of Cause and Effect

    A Turing Award-winning computer scientist and statistician shows how understanding causality has revolutionized science and will revolutionize artificial intelligence"Correlation is not causation." This mantra, chanted by scientists for more than a century, has led to a virtual prohibition on causal talk. Today, that taboo is dead. The causal revolution, instigated by Judea Pearl and his ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $12.99 USD

  • The Art of Doing Science and Engineering

    Learning to Learn

    A groundbreaking treatise by one of the great mathematicians of our time, who argues that highly effective thinking can be learned.What spurs on and inspires a great idea? Can we train ourselves to think in a way that will enable world-changing understandings and insights to emerge?Richard Hamming said we can, and first inspired a generation of engineers, scientists, and researchers in 1986 with ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A First Course in Graph Theory

    series Dover Books on Mathematics
    This comprehensive text offers undergraduates a remarkably student-friendly introduction to graph theory. Written by two of the field's most prominent experts, it takes an engaging approach that emphasizes graph theory's history. Unique examples and lucid proofs provide a sound yet accessible treatment that stimulates interest in an evolving subject and its many applications.Optional sections ... Read more

    $24.95 USD

  • Matemática para padres desesperados

    Hace fácil lo que parece difícil

    by Isabel Ortega ...
    series Libros conCiencia
    Los padres que ayudan a sus hijos a hacer la tarea de matemática para la escuela a veces tropiezan con lagunas en sus propios conocimientos. No importa que sea porque no recuerdan cosas que aprendieron en otro tiempo, o que se trate de cuestiones que nunca aprendieron. Para el caso es lo mismo. Matemática para padres propone ayudar a esos padres, abuelos, o quien sea que necesite saber, en ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Euclid's Window

    The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace

    Through Euclid's Window Leonard Mlodinow brilliantly and delightfully leads us on a journey through five revolutions in geometry, from the Greek concept of parallel lines to the latest notions of hyperspace. Here is an altogether new, refreshing, alternative history of math revealing how simple questions anyone might ask about space -- in the living room or in some other galaxy -- have been the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • College Placement Math Success in 20 Minutes a Day

    This new addition to the bestselling 20 Minutes a Day series helps students master the math essentials found on all levels of the COMPASS, ASSET, and ACCUPLACER exams. These exams, given by colleges country-wide, are taken by students to place them into the appropriate courses. Placing out of courses with a high score can mean credits (and money) saved. This guide is an unbeatable review of Pre ... Read more

    $6.29 USD

  • Elementary Probability for Applications

    by Rick Durrett ...
    This clear and lively introduction to probability theory concentrates on the results that are the most useful for applications, including combinatorial probability and Markov chains. Concise and focused, it is designed for a one-semester introductory course in probability for students who have some familiarity with basic calculus. Reflecting the author's philosophy that the best way to learn ... Read more

    $50.09 USD

  • The Norm Chronicles

    Stories and Numbers About Danger and Death

    Is it safer to fly or take the train? How dangerous is skydiving? And is eating that extra sausage going to kill you? We've all heard the statistics for risky activities, but what do they mean in the real world? In The Norm Chronicles, journalist Michael Blastland and risk expert David Spiegelhalter explore these questions through the stories of average Norm and an ingenious measurement called the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Predictive Statistics

    Analysis and Inference beyond Models

    series Cambridge Series in Statistical and Probabilistic Mathematics #46
    All scientific disciplines prize predictive success. Conventional statistical analyses, however, treat prediction as secondary, instead focusing on modeling and hence estimation, testing, and detailed physical interpretation, tackling these tasks before the predictive adequacy of a model is established. This book outlines a fully predictive approach to statistical problems based on studying ... Read more

    $55.79 USD

  • How Not to Be Wrong

    The Power of Mathematical Thinking

    **“Witty, compelling, and just plain fun to read . . ." —Evelyn Lamb, Scientific AmericanThe Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands**The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows us how terribly ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • 1,001 Math Problems

    Whether you’re a student who needs guidance outside of your textbook or you’re just looking to brush up on your skills, 1001 Math Problems gives you all the practice you need to succeed. ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • Historia militar de la caloría

    Y otros relatos sobre el cuerpo

    series Fuera de colección
    Guerrero Mc Manus nos invita a un viaje dentro y fuera de nosotros mismos. La sólida formación del autor como biólogo y filósofo de la ciencia se conjuga con una visión multidisciplinaria que nos lleva del metro —con sus sudores, masajes e inconveniencias— a la búsqueda de la iluminación física y mental; de Descartes, Darwin y Stephen J. Gould a Star Trek y las vergonzantes emociones del Sr. Spock ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Linear Programming and Network Flows

    The authoritative guide to modeling and solving complex problems with linear programming—extensively revised, expanded, and updatedThe only book to treat both linear programming techniques and network flows under one cover, Linear Programming and Network Flows, Fourth Edition has been completely updated with the latest developments on the topic. This new edition continues to successfully emphasize ... Read more

    $124.00 USD

  • How to Calculate Quickly

    Full Course in Speed Arithmetic

    by Henry Sticker ...
    Do you want to double or triple the speed with which you calculate? How to Calculate Quickly is a tried and true method for helping you in the mathematics of daily life — addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions.The author can awaken for you a faculty which is surprisingly dormant in accountants, engineers, scientists, businesspeople, and others who work with figures. This is ... Read more

    $6.95 USD

  • An Introduction to Python and Computer Programming

    by Yue Zhang ...
    series Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering #353
    This book introduces Python programming language and fundamental concepts in algorithms and computing. Its target audience includes students and engineers with little or no background in programming, who need to master a practical programming language and learn the basic thinking in computer science/programming. The main contents come from lecture notes for engineering students from all ... Read more

    $125.09 USD

  • Algebra I For Dummies

    Algebra I For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9781119293576) was previously published as Algebra I For Dummies, 2nd Edition (9780470559642). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.Factor fearlessly, conquer the quadratic formula, and solve linear equationsThere's no doubt that algebra can ... Read more

    $12.00 USD

  • A Profile of Mathematical Logic

    by Howard DeLong ...
    series Dover Books on Mathematics
    Anyone seeking a readable and relatively brief guide to logic can do no better than this classic introduction. A treat for both the intellect and the imagination, it profiles the development of logic from ancient to modern times and compellingly examines the nature of logic and its philosophical implications. No prior knowledge of logic is necessary; readers need only an acquaintance with high ... Read more

    $21.95 USD

  • Dinosaurs

    A Concise Natural History

    The ideal textbook for non-science majors, this lively and engaging introduction encourages students to ask questions, assess data critically and think like a scientist. Building on the success of the previous editions, Dinosaurs has been reorganised and extensively rewritten in response to instructor and student feedback. It continues to make science accessible and relevant through its clear ... Read more

    $52.49 USD

  • Statistics for Ecologists Using R and Excel

    Data Collection, Exploration, Analysis and Presentation

    by Mark Gardener ...
    series Data in the Wild #1
    This is a book about the scientific process and how we apply it to data in ecology. We will learn how to plan for data collection, how to assemble data, how to analyse data and finally how to present the results. The book uses Microsoft Excel and the powerful Open Source R program to carry out data handling as well as producing graphs. Who this book is for Students of ecology and environmental ... Read more

    $25.49 USD

  • Creators

    From Chaucer and Durer to Picasso and Disney

    by Paul Johnson ...
    Kingsley Amis described Paul Johnson's Intellectuals as “a valuable and entertaining Rogues' Gallery of Adventures of the Mind.” Now the celebrated journalist and historian offers Creators, a companion volume of essays that examines a host of outstanding and prolific creative spirits. Here are Disney, Picasso, Bach, and Shakespeare; Austen, Twain, and T. S. Eliot; and Dürer, Hokusai, Pugin, and ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Man of Numbers

    Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution

    by Keith Devlin ...
    In 1202, a 32-year old Italian finished one of the most influential books of all time, which introduced modern arithmetic to Western Europe. Devised in India in the 7th and 8th centuries and brought to North Africa by Muslim traders, the Hindu-Arabic system helped transform the West into the dominant force in science, technology, and commerce, leaving behind Muslim cultures which had long known it ... Read more

    $20.49 USD

  • Descartes's Secret Notebook

    A True Tale of Mathematics, Mysticism, and the Quest to Understand the Universe

    by Amir D. Aczel ...
    René Descartes (1596—1650) is one of the towering and central figures in Western philosophy and mathematics. His apothegm “Cogito, ergo sum” marked the birth of the mind-body problem, while his creation of so-called Cartesian coordinates has made our intellectual conquest of physical space possible.But Descartes had a mysterious and mystical side, as well. Almost certainly a member of the occult ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Medical Illuminations

    Using Evidence, Visualization and Statistical Thinking to Improve Healthcare

    by Howard Wainer ...
    Is it sensible to screen for breast or prostate cancer? Should the locations of cancer clusters be made available to the general public? When a doctor wants to perform major surgery and there's no chance for a second opinion, do you agree? The answers to these questions are not as black and white as they may first appear. Medical Illuminations presents thirteen contemporary medical topics, from ... Read more

    $28.49 USD

  • Sandlot Stats

    Learning Statistics with Baseball

    Sandlot Stats uses the national pastime to help students who love baseball learn—and enjoy—statistics.As Derek Jeter strolls toward the plate, the announcer tosses out a smattering of statistics—from hitting streaks to batting averages. But what do the numbers mean? And how can America’s favorite pastime be a model for learning about statistics? Sandlot Stats is an innovative textbook that ... Read more

    $73.79 USD