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Image for Design for a Brain The Origin of Adaptive Behaviour

Design for a Brain The Origin of Adaptive Behaviour

By: Ashby, W. Ross

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1960

Edition: 2nd Edition Revised; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35071

Condition: Very Good+


Graphs; This is the 2nd Revised Edition. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine - condition and is lacking the accompanying dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper has an inkstamped previous owner's name. This is a revised updated edition of a seminal work in the fields of cybernetics and artificial intelligence... View more info

Image for Erma : Electronic Recording Machine, Accounting Promotional Brochure for the Installation of the ERMA Machine in the Bank of American in San Francisco

Erma : Electronic Recording Machine, Accounting Promotional Brochure for the Installation of the ERMA Machine in the Bank of American in San Francisco

By: Bank Of America

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36448

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized brochure with heavy cardstock covers and a spiral binding. The Brochure is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the brochure covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. There are several spots of rubbing to the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The brochure discusses not only the background of what the machine is supposed to do, but how it works, in some det... View more info

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Planning a Computer System Project Stretch

By: Buchholz, Werner (edited by)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A34060

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Graphs; This book is in Very Good+ to condition and has a Very Good only dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition with the exception of a small patch of rubbing to the top spine end of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The dust jacke has some rubbing, edge wear, several small edge tears , nicks and chips missing along with some very noticeable sunning to the s... View more info

Image for Accidental Millionaire The Rise and Fall of Steve Jobs at Apple Computer

Accidental Millionaire The Rise and Fall of Steve Jobs at Apple Computer

By: Butcher, Lee

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Paragon House: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28544

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Even by Silicon Valley standards, where the unusual is often the norm, Steve Jobs was considered quirky. A long-haired, barefoot food faddist, he was also an inspired visionary in the personal computer field." View more info

Image for SUM  (System Utilization Monitor Users Manual, Report, Portfolio of Specimen Publicity, and Typewritten Synopsis) Group of Four Items

SUM (System Utilization Monitor Users Manual, Report, Portfolio of Specimen Publicity, and Typewritten Synopsis) Group of Four Items

By: Computer Synectics

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Santa Clara, CA, Computer Synectics, Inc.: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: A36509

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Group of four items with introductory / Sample material for a new program to "synthesize data on the efficiency of plant machinery...SUM (System Utilization Monitor) and markets or leases with its various attachments to transmit the performance data audibly or visibly). Two spiral bound manuals, one report with cardstock covers and a stapled spine a large fold out brochure and a three page typewritten introduction. At the time of this group of item... View more info

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Dynamic Optimization and Control A Variational Approach

By: Kipiniak, Walerian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ / New York, M.I.T. Press / John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29221

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Graphs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The book covers are clean and bright. The text pages are mostly clean and bright but do have foxing to the edges of the text block. The previous owner has used an inked name stamp on the front pastedown, rear endpaper and the bottom edge of the text block. The dust jacket has several spots of rubbing and light wear to the edges ... View more info

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Computer Arithmetic in Theory and Practice

By: Kulisch, Ulrich W. and Willard L. Miranker

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Academic Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27834

ISBN: 012428650X

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Graphs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name stamp on the front endpaper. Even as late as the early 1980's getting computers to work with (and understand correctly) how to do arithmetic problem solving was still not a sure thing. This book covers some new (to that point) theories of... View more info

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Structured Programming Theory And Practice (The Systems Programming Series)

By: Linger, R. C. , H. D. Mills, B. I. Witt (Ibm Corp. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Reading, MA, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company: 1979

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A36780

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the title page. "Harlan D. Mills (May 14, 1919 – January 8, 1996) was Professor of Computer Science at the Florida Institute of Technology and founder of Software Engineering Technology, Inc. Of Vero Beach, Florida (since acquired by Q-Labs). Mill... View more info

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Programming The IBM 1130 And 1800

By: Louden, Robert K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1967

Edition: 6th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36946

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Graphs; Signed edition. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author, with a short inscription on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has some light edge wear and rubbing. "The IBM 1130 Computing System, introduced in 1965, was... View more info

Image for Machines Who Think A Personal Inquiry into the History and Prspects of Artificial Intelligence

Machines Who Think A Personal Inquiry into the History and Prspects of Artificial Intelligence

By: McCorduck, Pamela

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, W. H. Freeman and Company: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28751

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The edges of the text block have some spots of foxing. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but does have some small edge nicks, tears and rubbing. "Pamela McCorduck traces the course of artificial intelligence, fr... View more info

Image for CITY OF BITS Space, Place, and the Infobahn

CITY OF BITS Space, Place, and the Infobahn

By: Mitchell, William J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 25412

ISBN: 0262133091

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "Entertaining, concise, and relentlessly probing, City of Bits is a comprehensive introduction to a new type of city, a largely invisible but increasingly important system of virtual spaces interconnected by the emerging informatoin superhighway. William Mitchell makes exte... View more info

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Problem-Solving Methods in Artificial Intelligence

By: Nilsson, Nils J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company: 1971

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A34061

Condition: Very Good


Ex-Library Copy from the Xerox Corporation Library in the Palo Alto Research Center. This book is in Very Good condition, with library stamps to the endpapers and foredge of the text block along with several inked library notations. The text pages are clean and bright. "The goal of work in artificial intelligence is to build machines that perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence. Thus, prominent topics in the field include automatic methods for solving ... View more info

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The Cybernetic Society Pergamon Unified Engineering Series

By: Parkman, Ralph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Pergamon Press Inc.: 1972

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: A32742

Condition: Very Good


Graphs; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued thus without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some rubbing, light bumping and wear. There is a small chip missing from the bottom front spine joint - just the top paper layer. The rear cover has noticeable ground-in dirt and some light toning. The text pages are clean and bright. "The ai... View more info

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Peninsula Electronics News (Newspaper: Sept. 1970 - Sample Copy)

By: Peninsula Electronics News

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Altos, CA, Peninsula Electronics News: 1970

Seller ID: A36809

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a sample issue of Peninsula Electronics News - published in Silicon Valley and covering the whole of the computer / electronics news in the San Francisco Bay Area. This issue is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The newspaper has noticeable generalized toning. "The Bay Area electronics industries deserve a comprehensive network of communication. With over 600 companies in the Bay Area directly or indirectly relat... View more info

Image for Peninsula Electronics News  (Newspaper: Feb. 1, 1971: Vol. 1, No. 7)

Peninsula Electronics News (Newspaper: Feb. 1, 1971: Vol. 1, No. 7)

By: Peninsula Electronics News

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Altos, CA, Peninsula Electronics News: 1971

Seller ID: A36810

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This issue is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The newspaper has noticeable generalized toning and a couple of small spots of discoloration. The text pages are clean but toned. "The Bay Area electronics industries deserve a comprehensive network of communication. With over 600 companies in the Bay Area directly or indirectly related to the electronics field, a specific and informative electronics newspaper is vital - esp... View more info

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Error-Correcting Codes

By: Peterson, W. Wesley

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, etc., M.I.T. Press and John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34054

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Graphs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and wrinkles along with ground-in dirt and spots (mostly to the rear cover) and one medium size chip missing from the bottom spine end. "This book is the first to be devoted exclusively to error-detecting and error-correcting codes for information tra... View more info

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Silicon Semiconductor Technology

By: Runyan, W. R., Texas Instruments

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Texas Instruments Incorporated: 1965

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 28281

Condition: Near Fine


Graphs; This version of the book has a plastic spiral binding and plain cardstock covers. The book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and was issued thus without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy includes a previous owner's inked name and address on the half title page. "The purposes of this book are to provide in a single reference the properties of silicon important to t... View more info

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The Cognitive Computer: On Language, Learning, and Artificial Intelligence

By: Schank, Roger C. with Peter G. Childers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reading, MA, Addison Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.: 1984

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 28251

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "For more than a decade Roger Schank has been at the forefront of artificial intelligence research. His work as head of Yale University's A. I. lab has attracted world-wide attention and made him one of the leading authorities on A. I." View more info

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The Visual Display of Quantitative Information

By: Tufte, Edward R.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cheshire, Connecticut, Graphics Press: 1995

Edition: 14th Printing

Seller ID: 28220

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Graphs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is clean and bright, with the exception of one small edge tear and some lightly ground-in dirt to the front covers. "Data graphics visually display measured quantities by means of the combined use of points, lines, a coordinate system, numbers, symbols, words, shading, and color. Th... View more info

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On Retrieval System Theory

By: Vickery, B. C. (M.A., F.L.A.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, England, Butterworths: 1965

Edition: 2nd Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 27843

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Graphs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of several pages towards the end that appear to have been misfed during printing and are wrinkled. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some beginning edge wear, rubbing and wear. "The traditional methods of storing information so that it m... View more info