A Mind At Play

Author: Jimmy Soni
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476766703
Size: 39.75 MB
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And it’s the story of Shannon’s life as an often reclusive, always playful genius. With access to Shannon’s family and friends, A Mind at Play brings this singular innovator and creative genius to life.

The Logician And The Engineer

Author: Paul J. Nahin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691151008
Size: 74.19 MB
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"In this book, Nahin brings to life the immense practical outcomes of deep theoretical ideas.

From Matter To Life

Author: Sara Imari Walker
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107150531
Size: 41.34 MB
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This book tackles the most difficult and profound open questions about life and its origins from an information-based perspective.

The Mathematical Theory Of Communication

Author: Claude E Shannon
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 9780252725463
Size: 27.28 MB
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Scientific knowledge grows at a phenomenal pace--but few books have had as lasting an impact or played as important a role in our modern world as The Mathematical Theory of Communication, published originally as a paper on communication ...

Genius At Play

Author: Siobhan Roberts
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620405946
Size: 46.17 MB
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He granted Roberts full access to his idiosyncrasies and intellect both, though not without the occasional grumble: "Oh hell," he'd say. "You're not going to put that in the book. Are you?!?"

Claude Elwood Shannon

Author: Claude Elwood Shannon
Publisher: Wiley-IEEE Press
ISBN: 9780780304345
Size: 80.45 MB
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Includes his seminal article THE MATHEMATICAL THEORY OF COMMUNICATION. "Claude Elwood Shannon: Collected Papers" This collection contains all of Claude Elwood Shannon's published works, as well as many that have never before been published.

Dancing Naked In The Mind Field

Author: Kary Mullis
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307772780
Size: 11.30 MB
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Here is a multidimensional playland of ideas from the world's most eccentric Nobel-Prize winning scientist. Kary Mullis is legendary for his invention of PCR, which redefined the world of DNA, genetics, and forensic science.

The Idea Factory

Author: Jon Gertner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561084
Size: 41.54 MB
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At its heart this is a story about the life and work of a small group of brilliant and eccentric men-Mervin Kelly, Bill Shockley, Claude Shannon, John Pierce, and Bill Baker-who spent their careers at Bell Labs.