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Computers and the Imagination: Visual Adventures Beyond the Edge

By: Pickover, Clifford A.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003761

ISBN: 0312061315

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Recent books by James Gleick, Martin Gardner, and Benoit Mandelbrot have made the topics of Chaos theory and fractals an integral part of the terrain for the computer literate. They have shown the revolutionizing role of the visualization of complex mathematical data. Computers and the Imagination pushes the adventure one step further. It examines the manifold ways in which visualization transforms how we both perceive and understand the world around us. This book includ... View more info

Mazes for the Mind: Computers and the Unexpected

By: Pickover, Clifford A.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, St Martins Pr: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003762

ISBN: 0312081650

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Clifford A. Pickover's new book takes the reader on a roller-coaster ride through an unpredictable and exciting universe of computers, games, puzzles, mazes, and computer art. In chapters such as "My Computer Esophagus, " "Feminism and Fractals, " and "Lava Lamps in the 21st Century, " Pickover surprises and challenges with over 200 of his renowned computer-generated images. He offers puzzles inspired by those dating back several centuries from se... View more info

Computers Pattern Chaos and Beauty: Graphics from an Unseen World

By: Pickover, Clifford A.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003763

ISBN: 0312041233

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


With a combination of text and stunning computer-generated images, Pickover reveals an entirely new way of seeing. It is in the field of advanced computer graphics that he finds themes from high-level mathematics and chaos theory to philosophy, art and aesthetics, all interweaving in a unique and beautiful synthesis of science and art. Well illustrated with eight pages of color photographs, glossary and index. The jacket has very light wear at the spine bottom. ; 8vo - o... View more info