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Bang - Steven Allinson

BangSteven Allinson

…In a remote institute, high on a cliff by the side of the sea, three inmates wake to find their world destroyed. With no memory of what occurred in their recent past, the deranged survivors must find a way to understand their predicamen… more

Steven Allinson
Ophidian Books , English
The Nature of Computation - Cristopher Moore, Stephan Mertens

The Nature of ComputationCristopher Moore, Stephan Mertens

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Computational complexity is one of the most beautiful fields of modern mathematics, and it is increasingly relevant to other sciences ranging from physics to biology. But this beauty is often buried underneath layers of unnecessary formalis… more

The Nature of Computation
Cristopher Moore, Stephan Mertens
OUP Oxford , English
Exact Methods in Low-dimensi... - Jesper Jacobsen, Stephane Ou...

Exact Methods in Low-dimensi...Jesper Jacobsen, Stephane Ou...

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Recent years have shown important and spectacular convergences between techniques traditionally used in theoretical physics and methods emerging from modern mathematics (combinatorics, probability theory, topology, algebraic geometry, etc)…. more

Exact Methods in Low-dimensional Statistical Physics and Quantum Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 89, July 2008
Jesper Jacobsen, Stephane Ouvry, Vincent Pasquier, Didina Serban, Leticia Cugliandolo
OUP Oxford , English
Charged Particle Traps: Phys... - F. G. Major, Viorica N. Gheo...

Charged Particle Traps: Phys...F. G. Major, Viorica N. Gheo...

This book provides an introduction and guide to modern advances in charged particle (and antiparticle) confinement by electromagnetic fields. Confinement in different trap geometries, the influence of trap imperfections, classical and quant… more

Charged Particle Traps: Physics and Techniques of Charged Particle Field Confinement (Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics)
F. G. Major, Viorica N. Gheorghe, Günther Werth
Springer , English
Quantum Computing for Comput... - Noson S. Yanofsky, Mirco A. ...

Quantum Computing for Comput...Noson S. Yanofsky, Mirco A. ...

The multidisciplinary field of quantum computing strives to exploit some of the uncanny aspects of quantum mechanics to expand our computational horizons. Quantum Computing for Computer Scientists takes readers on a tour of this fascinating… more

Quantum Computing for Computer Scientists
Noson S. Yanofsky, Mirco A. Mannucci
Cambridge University Press , English
The Geometry of Information ... - van Rijsbergen

The Geometry of Information ...van Rijsbergen

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Keith Van Rijsbergen demonstrates how different models of information retrieval (IR) can be combined in the same framework used to formulate the general principles of quantum mechanics. All the standard results can be applied to address pro… more

The Geometry of Information Retrieval
van Rijsbergen
Cambridge University Press , English
Teleportation: The Impossible Leap - David Darling

Teleportation: The Impossible LeapDavid Darling

An authoritative, entertaining examination of the ultimate thrill rideUntil recently the stuff of sci-fi fiction and Star Trek reruns, teleportation has become a reality-for subatomic particles at least. In this eye-opening book, science au… more

Teleportation: The Impossible Leap
David Darling
Wiley , English
Everything and Nothing: an i... - Jim Schnabel

Everything and Nothing: an i...Jim Schnabel

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A quick, math-free survey of quantum mechanics and its central conundrums.Anyone who has had high-school physics should find it an easy read.Topics include:♦ how quantum mechanics emerged from classical physics♦ Heisenberg and his Uncertain… more

Everything and Nothing: an introduction to quantum probability
Jim Schnabel
Natura Press , English
Teleportation: The Impossible Leap - David Darling

Teleportation: The Impossible LeapDavid Darling

An authoritative, entertaining examination of the ultimate thrill rideUntil recently the stuff of sci-fi fiction and Star Trek reruns, teleportation has become a reality-for subatomic particles at least. In this eye-opening book, science au… more

Teleportation: The Impossible Leap
David Darling
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , English
Introduction to Quantum Mech... - Sy M. Blinder

Introduction to Quantum Mech...Sy M. Blinder

This book provides a lucid, up-to-date introduction to the principles of quantum mechanics at the level of undergraduates and first-year graduate students in chemistry, materials science, biology and related fields. It shows how the fundam… more

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics: in Chemistry, Materials Science, and Biology (Complementary Science)
Sy M. Blinder
Academic Press , English
Quantum Computing since Democritus - Scott Aaronson

Quantum Computing since DemocritusScott Aaronson

Written by noted quantum computing theorist Scott Aaronson, this book takes readers on a tour through some of the deepest ideas of maths, computer science and physics. Full of insights, arguments and philosophical perspectives, the book cov… more

Quantum Computing since Democritus
Scott Aaronson
Cambridge University Press , English
Membrane Computing: 6th Inte... - Rudolph Freund, Gheorghe Pau...

Membrane Computing: 6th Inte...Rudolph Freund, Gheorghe Pau...

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed extended postproceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Membrane Computing, WMC 2005, held in Vienna, Austria, in July 2005.The 20 revised full papers presented together with 5 invited pap… more

Membrane Computing: 6th International Workshop, WMC 2005, Vienna, Austria, July 18-21, 2005, Revised Selected and Invited Papers (Lecture Notes in Computer … Computer Science and General Issues)
Rudolph Freund, Gheorghe Paun, Grzegorz Rozenberg, Arto Salomaa
Springer , English
Red Planet Pioneer - Modulus... - R. Vincent Tibbetts

Red Planet Pioneer - Modulus...R. Vincent Tibbetts

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The year is 2079 and colonizing Mars is about to become a very deadly business. Corporations are the drivers of a process that governments desperately want to regulate. Investors expect to see massive profits from taking such risks. With th… more

Red Planet Pioneer - Modulus of Resilience
R. Vincent Tibbetts
R. Vincent Tibbetts , English
A.I. and Genius Machines - Scientific American Editors

A.I. and Genius MachinesScientific American Editors

In science fiction, artificial intelligence takes the shape of computers that can speak like people, think for themselves, and sometimes act against us. Sometimes the machines seem to know everything, and symbolize implacable and unknowable… more

A.I. and Genius Machines
Scientific American Editors
Scientific American , English
Unconventional Programming P... - Jean-Pierre Banâtre, Pascal ...

Unconventional Programming P...Jean-Pierre Banâtre, Pascal ...

Unconventional approaches to programming have long been developed, in various niches and out of curiosity, and they constitute a reservoir of alternative avenues to deal with unknown programming challenges. New paradigms of programming are … more

Unconventional Programming Paradigms: International Workshop UPP 2004, Le Mont Saint Michel, France, September 15-17, 2004, Revised Selected and Invited … Computer Science and General Issues)
Jean-Pierre Banâtre, Pascal Fradet, Jean-Louis Giavitto, Olivier Michel
Springer , English
Protecting Information: From... - Susan Loepp

Protecting Information: From...Susan Loepp

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For many everyday transmissions, it is essential to protect digital information from noise or eavesdropping. This undergraduate introduction to error correction and cryptography is unique in devoting several chapters to quantum crypt… more

Protecting Information: From Classical Error Correction to Quantum Cryptography
Susan Loepp
Cambridge University Press , English
Information Security Managem... - Tipton, Harold F.

Information Security Managem...Tipton, Harold F.

Every year, in response to new technologies and new laws in different countries and regions, there are changes to the fundamental knowledge, skills, techniques, and tools required by all IT security professionals. In step with the lightning… more

Information Security Management Handbook, Sixth Edition, Volume 3 ((ISC)2 Press)
Tipton, Harold F.
Auerbach Publication , English
The Particle at the End of t... - Sean Carroll

The Particle at the End of t...Sean Carroll

Winner of the prestigious 2013 Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books “A modern voyage of discovery.” —Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate, author of The Lightness of Being The Higgs boson is one of our era’s most fascinating scienti… more

The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World
Sean Carroll
Plume , English
Hybrids (Neanderthal Parallax) - Robert J. Sawyer

Hybrids (Neanderthal Parallax)Robert J. Sawyer

In Hominids, Nebula Award-winning author Robert J. Sawyer introduced a character readers will never forget: Ponter Boddit, a Neanderthal physicist from a parallel Earth who was whisked from his reality into ours by a quantum-computing exper… more

Hybrids (Neanderthal Parallax)
Robert J. Sawyer
Tor Books , English
Lectures on Quantum Mechanics - Steven Weinberg

Lectures on Quantum MechanicsSteven Weinberg

Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg combines his exceptional physical insight with his gift for clear exposition to provide a concise introduction to modern quantum mechanics. Ideally suited to a one-year graduate course, this textbook is also a… more

Lectures on Quantum Mechanics
Steven Weinberg
Cambridge University Press , English