NYAS: Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972)

Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972), book coverSideman, Samuel and Amir Landesberg (editors). Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 972). New York Academy of Sciences, 2002. ISBN: 1573313718. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26157) $16.00

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Result of the International Symposium on Visualization and Imaging in transport Phenomena held May 5-10, 2002 in Antalya, Turkey and organized by the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer and the Visualization Society of Japan. Illustrated. 344p. References.

The papers in this volume examine: object recognition and feature extraction; shape analysis, 3D reconstruction and restoration; pattern recognition; digital imaging processing; neural networks; molecular and cellular motion and transport; tissue and organ characterization; tomography, surface potential and signal analysis.

AAAS: Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017)

Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017), book coverAAAS Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6332, 31 March 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26144) $10.00

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Features “When Soils Warm: Carbon Fluxes from Deeper Down.”

Also how China’s opiate-makers stay ahead of the law, flying foxes in peril, immune cells age at the transcriptional level, and more. pp1345-1448.

WILLS, C: The Runaway Brain: The Evolution of Human Uniqueness

Wills, Christopher. The Runaway Brain: The Evolution of Human Uniqueness. Basic Books, 1993. ISBN: 0465031315. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good. Hardcover. (#26090) $12.00

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Weaves together research from paleontology, genetics and neurobiology. Notes. Glossary. Index. Illustrated. 358p.

LALAND, KN: Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

Laland, Kevin N. Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind. Princeton University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780691151182. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26065) $30.00

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Presents a new theory of human cognitive evolution, examining characteristic of the human species such as intelligence, language, teaching, and cooperation. 450p. Notes. Bibliography. Index. B/W illustrations.

ZIMMER, C: Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the of the Brain–and How It Changed the World

Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the of the Brain--and How It Changed the World, book coverZimmer, Carl. Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the of the Brain–and How It Changed the World. Free Press, 2004. ISBN: 0743230388. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket with slight edge wear. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26059) $12.00

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Story of Thomas Willis, Christopher Wren, and the others involved in the 17th century birth of neurological research. Illustrated. Deckle edge. 366p. Index. References. Illustrated.

TRIMBLE: MR: The Intentional Brain: Motion, Emotion, and the Development of Modern Neuropsychiatry

Trimble, Michael R. The Intentional Brain: Motion, Emotion, and the Development of Modern Neuropsychiatry. Johns Hopkins Press, 2016. ISBN: 9781421419497. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26032) $16.00

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Illustrated. References. 308p. Examines culture and mind–brain relations from ancient times to the present, with an emphasis on the romantic era of the 19th century.

VALIANT, L: Probably Approximately Correct: Nature’s Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World

Valiant, Leslie. Probably Approximately Correct: Nature’s Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World. Basic Books, 2013. ISBN: 9780465032716. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26024) $12.00

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Illustrated. 195p. Index. Glossary. Notes and References. Computer scientist Leslie Valiant draws on his background as a machine learning expert to argue that evolution is a subset of learning processes.