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Algorithms to live by : the computer science of human decisions / Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths.

By: Christian, Brian, 1984-.
Contributor(s): Griffiths, Tom, 1978-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: BF39 .C47 2017Publication: New York : Picador, 2017Description: xii, 351 p. : ill.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2016. ISBN: 1250118360 (paperback); 9781250118363 (paperback).Subject(s): Human behavior -- Mathematical models | Problem solving -- Mathematics | Computer simulation | Computer algorithms
Contents:
Optimal stopping : when to stop looking -- Explore/exploit : the latest vs. the greatest -- Sorting : making order -- Caching : forget about it -- Scheduling : first things first -- Bayes's Rule : predicting the future -- Overfitting : when to think less -- Relaxation : let it slide -- Randomness : when to leave it to chance -- Networking : how we connect -- Game theory : the minds of others -- Conclusion : Computational kindness.
List(s) this item appears in: New Books 2017-07 (Foreign)
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Reprint. Originally published: 2016.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-334) and index.

Optimal stopping : when to stop looking -- Explore/exploit : the latest vs. the greatest -- Sorting : making order -- Caching : forget about it -- Scheduling : first things first -- Bayes's Rule : predicting the future -- Overfitting : when to think less -- Relaxation : let it slide -- Randomness : when to leave it to chance -- Networking : how we connect -- Game theory : the minds of others -- Conclusion : Computational kindness.

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