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Moths to the Flame : The Seductions of Computer Technology

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
Addresses important issues concerning the role of computers on privacy, war, and poverty.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Aug 1996
Document Type: Book
 
Moths to the Flame : The Seductions of Computer Technology

Moths to the Flame : The Seductions of Computer Technology

Post date: 28 Oct 2004
Addresses important issues concerning the role of computers on privacy, war, and poverty.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Aug 1996
Document Type: Book


MPI: The Complete Reference

Post date: 06 Mar 2007
Covers the Message Passing Interface (MPI), an important and popular standarized and portable message passing system that brings the potential development of practical and cost-effective large-scale parallel applications.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 31 Dec 1995
 
MPI: The Complete Reference

MPI: The Complete Reference

Post date: 06 Mar 2007
Covers the Message Passing Interface (MPI), an important and popular standarized and portable message passing system that brings the potential development of practical and cost-effective large-scale parallel applications.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 31 Dec 1995


Open Access

Post date: 27 Oct 2016
A concise introduction to open access, covers what open access is and isn't, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how it has moved from the periphery to the mainstream, and what its future may hold.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Jul 2012
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Book
 
Open Access

Open Access

Post date: 27 Oct 2016
A concise introduction to open access, covers what open access is and isn't, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how it has moved from the periphery to the mainstream, and what its future may hold.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Jul 2012
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Document Type: Book


Peer Participation and Software: What Mozilla Has to Teach Government

Post date: 16 Nov 2016
This book examines the Mozilla Foundation’s success at organizing large-scale participation in the development of its software and considers whether Mozilla's approach can be transferred to government and civil society.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Apr 2010
License: Standard Copyright License
Document Type: Book
 
Peer Participation and Software: What Mozilla Has to Teach Government

Peer Participation and Software: What Mozilla Has to Teach Government

Post date: 16 Nov 2016
This book examines the Mozilla Foundation’s success at organizing large-scale participation in the development of its software and considers whether Mozilla's approach can be transferred to government and civil society.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Apr 2010
License: Standard Copyright License Document Type: Book


Performance and Evaluation of Lisp Systems

Post date: 24 Apr 2008
Provides detailed performance information using the tools of benchmarking to measure the various Lisp systems, and provides an understanding of the technical tradeoffs made during the implementation of a Lisp system.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 14 Aug 1985
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States
Document Type: Book
 
Performance and Evaluation of Lisp Systems

Performance and Evaluation of Lisp Systems

Post date: 24 Apr 2008
Provides detailed performance information using the tools of benchmarking to measure the various Lisp systems, and provides an understanding of the technical tradeoffs made during the implementation of a Lisp system.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 14 Aug 1985
License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States Document Type: Book


Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software

Post date: 05 Oct 2007
Analyzes a number of key topics behind Free and Open Source Software revolution: the motivation, the objective, the processes and tools, the economic and business models, and legal, cultural, and social issues.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 2007
 
Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software

Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software

Post date: 05 Oct 2007
Analyzes a number of key topics behind Free and Open Source Software revolution: the motivation, the objective, the processes and tools, the economic and business models, and legal, cultural, and social issues.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 2007


Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption

Post date: 15 Nov 2016
This book discusses the social function of privacy, how it underlies a democratic society, and what happens when it is lost. This updated edition covers recent controversies over NSA spying and other government threats to communications privacy.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Feb 2010
License: Standard Copyright License
Document Type: Book
 
Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption

Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption

Post date: 15 Nov 2016
This book discusses the social function of privacy, how it underlies a democratic society, and what happens when it is lost. This updated edition covers recent controversies over NSA spying and other government threats to communications privacy.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Feb 2010
License: Standard Copyright License Document Type: Book


PVM: Parallel Virtual Machine

Post date: 06 Mar 2007
Describes the Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM) system and how to develop programs using PVM. Provides a fast entrance to the world of heterogeneous network computing.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 31 Dec 1994
 
PVM: Parallel Virtual Machine

PVM: Parallel Virtual Machine

Post date: 06 Mar 2007
Describes the Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM) system and how to develop programs using PVM. Provides a fast entrance to the world of heterogeneous network computing.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 31 Dec 1994


Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction

Post date: 04 Oct 2007
Provides a clear and simple account of the key ideas and algorithms of reinforcement learning. Familiarity with elementary concepts of probability is assumed.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 1998
Document Type: Textbook
 
Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction

Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction

Post date: 04 Oct 2007
Provides a clear and simple account of the key ideas and algorithms of reinforcement learning. Familiarity with elementary concepts of probability is assumed.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 1998
Document Type: Textbook


Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction, Second Edition (Draft)

Post date: 09 Jan 2017
This textbook provides a clear and simple account of the key ideas and algorithms of reinforcement learning that is accessible to readers in all the related disciplines. Familiarity with elementary concepts of probability is required.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 30 Sep 2016
Document Type: Textbook
 
Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction, Second Edition (Draft)

Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction, Second Edition (Draft)

Post date: 09 Jan 2017
This textbook provides a clear and simple account of the key ideas and algorithms of reinforcement learning that is accessible to readers in all the related disciplines. Familiarity with elementary concepts of probability is required.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 30 Sep 2016
Document Type: Textbook


Rethinking Public Key Infrastructures and Digital Certificates

Post date: 11 Oct 2006
This book proposes highly practical cryptographic building blocks that can be used to design privacy-protecting electronic communication and transaction systems.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Aug 2000
Document Type: Book
 
Rethinking Public Key Infrastructures and Digital Certificates

Rethinking Public Key Infrastructures and Digital Certificates

Post date: 11 Oct 2006
This book proposes highly practical cryptographic building blocks that can be used to design privacy-protecting electronic communication and transaction systems.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Aug 2000
Document Type: Book


Software Engineering for Internet Applications

Post date: 10 Aug 2006
Teaches the students the fundamental of building server-based Internet applications, from taking vague and ambitious specifications and turn them into a system design that can be built and launched within a few months.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 2006
 
Software Engineering for Internet Applications

Software Engineering for Internet Applications

Post date: 10 Aug 2006
Teaches the students the fundamental of building server-based Internet applications, from taking vague and ambitious specifications and turn them into a system design that can be built and launched within a few months.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 2006


Stealth Assessment: Measuring and Supporting Learning in Video Games

Post date: 14 Nov 2016
This book investigates an approach that embeds performance-based assessments for K-16 students in digital games.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 2013
License: Standard Copyright License
Document Type: Book
 
Stealth Assessment: Measuring and Supporting Learning in Video Games

Stealth Assessment: Measuring and Supporting Learning in Video Games

Post date: 14 Nov 2016
This book investigates an approach that embeds performance-based assessments for K-16 students in digital games.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 01 Mar 2013
License: Standard Copyright License Document Type: Book


Street-Fighting Mathematics: The Art of Educated Guessing and Opportunistic Problem Solving

Post date: 25 Apr 2011
In this book, the author builds, sharpens, and demonstrates tools for educated guessing and down-and-dirty, opportunistic problem solving across diverse fields of knowledge—from mathematics to management.
 
Street-Fighting Mathematics: The Art of Educated Guessing and Opportunistic Problem Solving

Street-Fighting Mathematics: The Art of Educated Guessing and Opportunistic Problem Solving

Post date: 25 Apr 2011
In this book, the author builds, sharpens, and demonstrates tools for educated guessing and down-and-dirty, opportunistic problem solving across diverse fields of knowledge—from mathematics to management.

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Post date: 30 Oct 2004
Advanced introduction to computer science and programming.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 25 Jul 1996
 
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Post date: 30 Oct 2004
Advanced introduction to computer science and programming.
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication date: 25 Jul 1996


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