The Stanford Mathematics Problem Book: With Hints and Solutions (Dover Books on Mathematics)

The Stanford Mathematics Problem Book: With Hints and Solutions (Dover Books on Mathematics)

Paperback. Pub Date :2009-02-19 Pages: 68 Language: English Publisher: Dover Publications This volume features a complete set of problems. hints. and solutions based on Stanford Universitys well-known competitive examination in mathematics It offers high school and. college students an excellent mathematics workbook of rigorous problems that will assist in developing and cultivating their logic and probability skills.These 20 sets of intriguing problems test originality and insight rather than routine competence They involve theorizing and verifying mathematical facts;. examining the results of general statements; discovering that highly plausible conjectures can be incorrect; solving sequences of subproblems to reveal theory construction; and recognizing red herrings. in which obvious relationships among the data prove irrelevant to solutions Hints for each problem appear i…

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Game Feel: A Game Designer’s Guide to Virtual Sensation (Morgan Kaufmann Game Design Books)

Game Feel: A Game Designer's Guide to Virtual Sensation (Morgan Kaufmann Game Design Books)

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Game Feel exposes feel as a hidden language in game design that no one has fully articulated yet….

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The Best Business Writing 2014 (Columbia Journalism Review Books)

The Best Business Writing 2014 (Columbia Journalism Review Books)

A breakout success, our anthology of the year’s best business investigative writing includes provocative essays on the ongoing collapse of American middle-class jobs under the weight of maximizing shareholder values (Washington Post); the underground networks of financial exchange that insulate Russia from diplomatic consequences and real economic pain (New York Times); the shady practices and libertarian ethos of the new Silicon Valley (Frankfurter Allgemeine, London Review of Books); and the implications of Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean-In (The Baffler), the most talked about career-advice book of the year.

Additional articles cover London’s long history of embracing corrupt foreign money (Vanity Fair); the crimes and misadventures of the young founder of Silk Road, the wildly successful online illegal goods site known as the “Ebay of vice” (Rolling Stone); the secret dealings of an elite Wall Street society (New York); the real failings of the Fed during the 2008 economic crisis (The Atlantic); the PIMCO fund controversy (Wall Street Journal); the brilliant campaign behind J. Crew’s brand transformation (Fast Company); the decline of the funeral business (Philadelphia); the political plans of the Koch brothers (The New Yorker); the Amazon tax fight (Fortune); and the science of junk food (New York Times Magazine).

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Susan Faludi
Ben Judah
Lucy Kellaway
David Kushner
Jane Mayer
Evgeny Morozov
Matthew O’Brien
Kevin Roose
Rebecca Solnit
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Time Out 1000 Books to Change Your Life (Time Out Guides)

Time Out 1000 Books to Change Your Life (Time Out Guides)

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Paperback. Pub Date: June 2007 Pages: 280 in Publisher: Time Out Someone once said that books furnish a room. They also change our lives We Go to go to the books for consolation and companionship to be transported. Moved and entertained. Sometimes even to be terrified. The books furnishing our rooms tell the story of our lives and also help us to make sense of them. This is not a work of reference; it doesn’t prescribe a canon or tell you how to read. Instead 1000 Books to change your life celeates the transforming power of literature. 50 leading novelists. writers and critics draw the arc of a life lived in books. from birth to death. With Kate Clanchy on motherhood. Ali Smith on reading as a child. and Jonathan Franzen . Jonathan Coe. Nigella Lawson and Sarah Waters on the volumes that changed their lives. This book is a reminder of the difference that books make. Organise…

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Dynamic Programming (Dover Books on Computer Science)

Dynamic Programming (Dover Books on Computer Science)

Dynamic Programming An introduction to the mathematical theory of multistage decision processes, this text takes a “functional equation” approach to the discovery of optimum policies. The text examines existence and uniqueness theorems, the optimal inventory equation, bottleneck problems in multistage production processes, a new formalism in the calculus of variation, multistage games, and more. 1957 edition. Include… Full description

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