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

Buy it Now

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.

LEONARDO JOURNAL: Vol 5, No. 4, Autumn 1972

Malina, Frank J. Leonardo Journal (Vol 5, No. 4, Autumn 1972). Pergamon, 1972. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#26013) $30.00

Buy it Now

Artists: Eric Cameron, L. Pesek, Etienne Bertrand Weill. General articles: “Arne Jacobsen: Architecture and Fine Art” by Rod Hackney, “Art, technology, and satire: The legacy of Rube Goldberg” by Peter C. Marzio, and “Violence and caprice in recent art” by Lincoln Rothschild.

Illustrated. pp289-379. Notes include Frank Oppenheimer on the Exploratorium, Albert Garrett on space and time in art, and more.

Includes volume contents and author index insert for volume 5.

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 355, No. 6328, 3 March 2017

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 355, No. 6328, 3 March 2017, coverAAAS. Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6328, 3 March 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. pp881-988. Very Good. Paperback. (#26012) $10.00

Buy it Now

Features hidden marine habitats. Also a close look at speciation, superconducting junction laser, an opioid without the side effects, and more.

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 355, No. 6327, 24 February 2017

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 355, No. 6327, 24 February 2017, book cover AAAS. Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6327, 24 February 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. pp769-880. Very Good. Paperback. (#26011) $10.00

Buy it Now

Features Gordon Research conferences (clusters, nanostructures, and more). Also Greenland’s ecology, 1939 defense of basic research resonates today, predicting what people will smell, and more.

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 355, No. 6326, 17 February 2017

SCIENCE MAGAZINE: Volume 355, No. 6326, 17 February 2017, book cover AAAS Science Magazine (Volume 355, No. 6326, 17 February 2017). American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017. Unmarked text. pp661-768.

Very Good. Paperback. (#26010) $10.00

(Out of Stock)

Features marine hygiene, seagrasses suppress pathogens. Also includes the birth pains of the CRISPR industry, organic material on an asteroid, safeguarding government science in the US, and more.

LEONARDO JOURNAL: Vol 6, No. 1, Winter 1973

Malina, Frank J. Leonardo (Vol 6, No. 1, Winter 1973). Pergamon, 1977. Unmarked. Illustrated. 95p. Name on cover and some bumps. Good. Paperback. (#25973) $30.00

Buy it Now

Includes loose insert of Vol 6 contexts and author index.

Artist articles by Margaret Benyon, Stroud Cornock and Ernest Edmonds, J. Kenneth Edmiston. General articles by Leonard Blank, Peter Lloyd Jones, and Yves Kodratoff.

Notes by J. J. Gibson, Thorbjorn Lausten, Robert B. Lewis and Bonnie Barrett Stretch, Ethel Schwabacher, and Albert Szent-Gyorgyi.

Also Roland Fischer on “A cartography of the ecstatic and meditative states.”

LEONARDO JOURNAL: Vol 10, No. 4, Autumn 1977

LEONARDO JOURNAL: Vol 10, No. 4, Autumn 1977, coverMalina, Frank J. Leonardo (Vol 10, No. 4, Autumn 1977). Pergamon, 1977. Unmarked. Illustrated. pp265-351. Bumped corner and scrap on cover. Good. Paperback. (#25968) $30.00

Buy it Now

Includes loose insert of Vol 10, 1977 contents and author index.

Artist articles by Philip Bornarth and Franklyn K. Schwaneflugel, Michael Thompson, and Anthrony Toney.

General articles by Rudolf Arnheim, Tim Healey, and David R. Topper.

Notes by Joan B. Altabe, Art Brenner, Joan Brigham, Rita Kepner, Arthur L. Loeb, Patricia L. Musick, Johan A. Walker, and Forest Williams.