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   Programming Bitcoin: learn how to program Bitcoin from scratch
Song J.,  O’Reilly Media, Inc., Sebastopol, CA, 2019. 322 pp. Type: Book (978-1-492031-49-9)

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” This saying, probably wrongly attributed to Confucius, might be an interpreted translation of a similar saying by 3rd century BCE philosopher Xun Kuang (in the Xunz...

   The physics of quantum information: quantum cryptography, quantum teleportation, quantum computation
Bouwmeester D., Ekert A., Zeilinger A.  Springer-Verlag, London, UK, 2000. Type: Divisible Book

A century ago, the discovery of quantum mechanics initiated a revolution in physics that challenged many deeply-held intuitions. Within the last 20 years, the application of quantum mechanics to computation has opened the door to a similar revolu...

   Discrete mathematics and its applications
Rosen K.,  McGraw-Hill Higher Education, Columbus, OH, 2002. 928 pp. Type: Book (9780072424348)

This thoughtful and well-written introductory text is designed for students at the sophomore level in a variety of majors, including mathematics, computer science, and engineering. The book, now in its fifth edition, is billed by its publisher as ...

   Stochastic computing: techniques and applications
Gross W., Gaudet V.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 215 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030037-29-1)

Stochastic computing is an approach to numerical computing that dates back to von Neumann’s work on probabilistic logics in 1952, and that requires far fewer transistors than conventional numerical processing. This economy led to extensive r...

  Mind over machine: the power of human intuition and expertise in the era of the computer
Dreyfus H. (ed), Dreyfus S., Athanasiou T.,  The Free Press, New York, NY, 1986.Type: Book (9789780029080603)

The book under review represents an interesting and highly challenging account of the limitations of computer capabilities in the areas of cognition and artificial reasoning, written by two well-known critics of the artificial intelligence field. ...

   Testing and tuning market trading systems: algorithms in C++
Masters T.,  Apress, New York, NY, 2018. 332 pp. Type: Book (978-1-484241-72-1)

Financial markets have become increasingly dominated by automated systems. A computer program can be used to decide when to buy and sell things such as shares or currencies, with the aim of making a profit. The automated use of this means no human...

  Internet voting in the U.S.
Simons B., Jones D.  Communications of the ACM 55(10): 68-77, 2012. Type: Article

The pros and cons of using the capabilities of the Internet to vote in elections are broadly addressed in this lengthy article. Topics include the many varieties of Internet voting means, situations, and environments. As the title suggests, the fo...

  Coordinated CTA combination and bandwidth partitioning for GPU concurrent kernel execution
Lin Z., Dai H., Mantor M., Zhou H.  ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization 16(3): 1-27, 2019. Type: Article

The high throughput of processors (or, more broadly, computers) has always been a key issue in computer systems architecture. For many years, the most dominant way to increase throughput was to increase the processor clock frequency. But around 15...

   Computational thinking
Grady Booch. YouTube, 01:04:09, published on Mar 16, 2016, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Type: Video

This one-hour lecture by Grady Booch is a walk through history seen as an evolution toward computational thinking, which will culminate in a symbiotic relationship between people and computers/machines....

  Graph theory and its applications (3rd ed.)
Gross J., Yellen J., Anderson M.,  Chapman&Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2018. 591 pp. Type: Book (978-1-482249-48-4)

Graph theory is one of the most fertile and popular domains in current mathematics research. This is mainly because graphs can be used as coherent models for many problems across almost all disciplines. This book can be viewed as effective and aut...

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