The Art of Doing Science and Engineering: Learning to Learn

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The Art of Doing Science and Engineering

Learning to Learn

Richard W. Hamming

U.S. Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, California

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Introduction xi
  • 1 - Orientation 1
  • 2 - Foundations of the Digital (Discrete) 13
  • 3 - History of Computers-Harware 27
  • 4 - History of Computers-Software 39
  • 5 - History of Computer Application 55
  • 6 - Artificial Intelligence-I 67
  • 7 - Artificial Intelligence-Ii 79
  • 8 - Artificial Intelligenc-Iii 93
  • 9 - N-Dimensional Space 97
  • 10 - Coding Theory-I 113
  • 11 - Coding Theory-Ii 125
  • 12 - Error Correcting Codes 137
  • 13 - Information Theory 149
  • 14 - Digital Filters-I 163
  • 15 - Digital Filters-Ii 179
  • 16 - Digital Filters-Iii 193
  • 17 - Digital Filters-Iv 203
  • 18 - Simulation-I 213
  • 19 - Simulation-Ii 223
  • 20 - Simulation-Iii 233
  • 21 - Fiber Optics 249
  • 22 - Computer Aided Instruction-Cai 259
  • 23 - Mathematics 269
  • 24 - Quantum Mechanics 283
  • 25 - Creativity 293
  • 26 - Experts 303
  • 27 - Unreliable Data 313
  • 28 - Systems Engineering 325
  • 29 - You Get What You Measure 337
  • 30 - You and Your Research 349
  • Index 361
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