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.

ZARROW, MX: Growth in Living Systems

Zarrow, M. X. (editor). Growth in Living Systems. New York: Basic Books, 1961. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Good. Hardcover. (#25413) $15.00

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Proceedings of an International Symposium on Growth Held at Purdue University on June 16, 17, and 18, 1960.

Edited by M.X. Zarrow with assistance from Harry Beevers, Irving Tessman, Leon E. Trachtman, and Joe L. White. Other contributors include Francis Crick, G.E. Blackman, Sir John Hammond, and Maurie Sussman. 759p. Index. Glossary. References.

BRIGGS, J: Turbulent Mirror: An Illustrated Guide to Chaos Theory and the Science of Wholeness

Turbulent Mirror: An Illustrated Guide to Chaos Theory and the Science of Wholeness, book coverBriggs, John and David Peat. Turbulent Mirror: An Illustrated Guide to Chaos Theory and the Science of Wholeness.
Harper & Row, 1989. ISBN: 0060160616. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket with slight chipping. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25162) $14.00

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Bibliography. Index. 222p. Illustrations by Cindy Tavernise. Explores the many faces of chaos and reveal how its law direct most of the processes of everyday life and how it appears that everything in the universe is interconnected.

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LEVY, S: Artificial Life: The Quest for a New Creation

Levy, Steven. Artificial Life: The Quest for a New Creation. Pantheon, 1992. ISBN: 067940774X. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Section of color reproductions. Index. 390pp. An account of the radical new science that is bringing together chemists, computer scientists, microbiologists, and evolutionary theorists in the quest for Artificial Life. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#23733) $12.00

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