Think Complexity: Complexity Science and Computational Modeling
by Allen B. Downey
Publisher: Green Tea Press 2012
Number of pages: 146
This book is about complexity science, data structures and algorithms, intermediate programming in Python, and the philosophy of science. The book focuses on discrete models, which include graphs, cellular automata, and agent-based models. They are often characterized by structure, rules and transitions rather than by equations.
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by Leslie Lamport - Addison-Wesley Professional
This book shows how to write unambiguous specifications of complex computer systems. It provides a complete reference manual for the TLA+, the language developed by the author for writing simple and elegant specifications of algorithms and protocols.
by Allen Downey - Green Tea Press
This book is about data structures and algorithms, intermediate programming in Python, complexity science and the philosophy of science. The book covers Graphs, Analysis of algorithms, Scale-free networks, Cellular Automata, Agent-based models, etc.
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