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  1. Arto Salomaa (1985). Computation and Automata. Cambridge University Press.
    This introduction to certain mathematical topics central to theoretical computer science treats computability and recursive functions, formal languages and automata, computational complexity, and cruptography. The presentation is essentially self-contained with detailed proofs of all statements provided. Although it begins with the basics, it proceeds to some of the most important recent developments in theoretical computer science.
  2. Ralph Gregory Taylor (1998). Models of Computation and Formal Languages. Oxford University Press.
    This unique book presents a comprehensive and rigorous treatment of the theory of computability which is introductory yet self-contained. It takes a novel approach by looking at the subject using computation models rather than a limitation orientation, and is the first book of its kind to include software. Accompanying software simulations of almost all computational models are available for use in conjunction with the text, and numerous examples are provided on disk in a user-friendly format. Its applications to computer science (...)
  3. John Budd (2008). Self-Examination: The Present and Future of Librarianship. Libraries Unlimited.
    Genealogy of the profession -- Place and identity -- Being informed about informing -- What's the right thing to do? -- In a democracy -- The information society -- Optimistic synthesis.
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  4. Jaakko Hintikka (1970). Information and Inference. D. Reidel.
  5. C. Foster (1990). Algorithms, Abstraction and Implementation. Academic Press.
  6. Keith Devlin (1991). Logic and Information. Cambridge University Press.
    Classical logic, beginning with the work of Aristotle, has developed into a powerful and rigorous mathematical theory with many applications in mathematics and ...
  7. N. D. Jones (1997). Computability and Complexity: From a Programming Perspective Vol. 21. Mit Press.
    This makes his book especially valuable." -- Yuri Gurevich, Professor of Computer Science, University of Michigan Computability and complexity theory should be of central concern to practitioners as well as theorists.
  8. M. Lerman (2010). A Framework for Priority Arguments. Cambridge University Press.
    This book presents a unifying framework for using priority arguments to prove theorems in computability.
  9. David M. Berry (2011). The Philosophy of Software: Code and Mediation in the Digital Age. Palgrave Macmillan.
  10. Heinrich Mitter & Ludwig Pittner (eds.) (1984). Stochastic Methods and Computer Techniques in Quantum Dynamics. Springer-Verlag.
  11. H. Rogers (1987). Theory of Recursive Functions and Effective Computability. Mit Press.
  12. Melvin Fitting (1987). Computability Theory, Semantics, and Logic Programming. Clarendon Press.
    This book describes computability theory and provides an extensive treatment of data structures and program correctness. It makes accessible some of the author's work on generalized recursion theory, particularly the material on the logic programming language PROLOG, which is currently of great interest. Fitting considers the relation of PROLOG logic programming to the LISP type of language.
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  13. Alexander R. Galloway (2012). The Interface Effect. Polity.
    Introduction : the computer as a mode of mediation -- The unworkable interface -- Software and ideology -- Are some things unrepresentable? -- Disingenuous informatics -- Postscript : we are the gold farmers.
  14. George Terzis & Robert Arp (eds.) (2011). Information and Living Systems: Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives. A Bradford Book.
    The informational nature of biological organization, at levels from the genetic and epigenetic to the cognitive and linguistic.
  15. Beth Coleman (2011). Hello Avatar. Mit Press.
    What is an avatar -- More than just another pretty face : the avatar effect -- Interview with the virtual cannibal -- Virtual presence -- X-reality, a conclusion.
  16. Herbert B. Enderton (2011). Computability Theory: An Introduction to Recursion Theory. Academic Press.
    Machine generated contents note: 1. The Computability Concept;2. General Recursive Functions;3. Programs and Machines;4. Recursive Enumerability;5. Connections to Logic;6. Degrees of Unsolvability;7. Polynomial-Time Computability;Appendix: Mathspeak;Appendix: Countability;Appendix: Decadic Notation;.
  17. Charles Tandy (ed.) (2006). Death and Anti-Death, Volume 4: Twenty Years After De Beauvoir, Thirty Years After Heidegger. Palo Alto: Ria University Press.
    Volume Four, as indicated by the anthology's subtitle, is in honor of Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) and Martin Heidegger (1889-1976). The chapters do not necessarily mention Simone de Beauvoir or Martin Heidegger. The 16 chapters (by professional philosophers and other professional scholars) are directed to issues related to death, life extension, and anti-death. Most of the 400-plus pages consist of scholarship unique to this volume. Includes index. -/- -/- The titles of the 16 chapters are as follows: -/- -/- 1. (...)
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  18. Amit Hagar (2011). The Complexity of Noise: A Philosophical Outlook on Quantum Error Correction. Morgan & Claypool Publishers.
    In quantum computing, where algorithms exist that can solve computational problems more efficiently than any known classical algorithms, the elimination of errors that result from external disturbances or from imperfect gates has become the ...
  19. P. C. W. Davies & Niels Henrik Gregersen (eds.) (2010). Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics. Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: does information matter?; Paul Davies and Niels Henrik Gregersen; Part I. History: 2. From matter to materialism ... and (almost) back Ernan McMullin; 3. Unsolved dilemmas: the concept of matter in the history of philosophy and in contemporary physics Philip Clayton; Part II. Physics: 4. Universe from bit Paul Davies; 5. The computational universe Seth Lloyd; 6. Minds and values in the quantum universe Henry Pierce Stapp; Part III. Biology: 7. The concept of information (...)
  20. Jan Westerhoff (2011). Reality: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press.
    Is matter real? Are persons real? Is time real? This Very Short Introduction discusses what, if anything, is "real" by looking at a variety of arguments from philosophy, physics, and cognitive science. The book shows that the question "what is real?" is not some esoteric puzzle that only philosophers ponder. Scientists also ask this question when they investigate whether candidates for the fundamental constituents of matter are actually "out there" or just a mere abstraction from a successful theory and cognitive (...)
  21. Benjamin Woolley (1992). Virtual Worlds: A Journey in Hype and Hyperreality. Blackwell.
    In Virtual Worlds, Benjamin Woolley examines the reality of virtual reality.
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  22. Martin Davis (1958/1982). Computability & Unsolvability. Dover.
    Classic text considersgeneral theory of computability, computable functions, operations on computable functions, Turing machines self-applied, unsolvable decision problems, applications of general theory, mathematical logic, Kleene hierarchy, computable functionals, classification of unsolvable decision problems and more.
  23. Pilar María Moreno (2008). Epistemología Social y Estudios de la Información. Colegio de México.
    La epistemología social es un área de estudio que fue propuesta por dos bibliotecarios.
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  24. Aleksandr I͡Akovlevich Khinchin (1957). Mathematical Foundations of Information Theory. New York, Dover Publications.
    Comprehensive, rigorous introduction to work of Shannon, McMillan, Feinstein and Khinchin. Translated by R. A. Silverman and M. D. Friedman.
  25. Fred Dretske (1981/1999). Knowledge and the Flow of Information. MIT Press.
    This book presents an attempt to develop a theory of knowledge and a philosophy of mind using ideas derived from the mathematical theory of communication developed by Claude Shannon. Information is seen as an objective commodity defined by the dependency relations between distinct events. Knowledge is then analyzed as information caused belief. Perception is the delivery of information in analog form (experience) for conceptual utilization by cognitive mechanisms. The final chapters attempt to develop a theory of meaning (or belief content) (...)
  26. Robert Anton Wilson (1990). Quantum Psychology: How Brain Software Programs You and Your World. New Falcon.
    Throughout human history, thoughts, values and behaviors have been colored by language and the prevailing view of the universe. With the advent of Quantum Mechanics, relativity, non-Euclidean geometries, non-Aristotelian logic and General Semantics, the scientific view of the world has changed dramatically from just a few decades ago. Nonetheless, human thinking is still deeply rooted in the cosmology of the middle ages. Quantum Psychology is the book to change your way of perceiving yourself--and the universe for the 21st Century. Some (...)
  27. Nelson Goodman (1968). Languages of Art. Bobbs-Merrill.
    . . . Unlike Dewey, he has provided detailed incisive argumentation, and has shown just where the dogmas and dualisms break down." -- Richard Rorty, The Yale Review.