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Heidt, Jochen 
Astronomy in the NearInfrared  Observing Strategies and Data Reduction Techniques 
I12424 
2022 
Book 

2 
Dittrich, Thomas 
Information Dynamics 
I12333 
2022 
Book 

3 
Bergou, J??nos A 
Quantum Information Processing 
I11687 
2021 
eBook 

4 
Nielsen, Frank 
Progress in Information Geometry 
I11629 
2021 
eBook 

5 
Chiribella, Giulio 
Quantum Theory: Informational Foundations and Foils 
I09764 
2016 
eBook 

6 
Matsoukas, Themis 
Generalized Statistical Thermodynamics 
I09706 
2018 
eBook 

7 
La Guardia, Giuliano Gadioli 
Quantum Error Correction 
I08820 
2020 
eBook 

8 
Green, Herbert S 
Information Theory and Quantum Physics 
I11302 
2000 
eBook 

9 
Jumarie, Guy 
Maximum Entropy, Information Without Probability and Complex Fractals 
I11255 
2000 
eBook 

10 
Schneier, Bruce 
Beyond Fear 
I10940 
2003 
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Title  Astronomy in the NearInfrared  Observing Strategies and Data Reduction Techniques 
Author(s)  Heidt, Jochen 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2022. 
Description  XV, 291 p. 122 illus., 103 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  Nearinfrared astronomy has become one of the most rapidly developing branches in modern astrophysics. Innovative observing techniques, nearinfrared detectors with quantum efficiencies in excess of 90%, highly specialised instruments as well as advanced data reduction techniques have allowed major breakthroughs in various areas like exoplanets, starforming regions, the supermassive black hole in the Galactic center, and the highredshift Universe. In this book, the reader will be introduced to the basic concepts of how to prepare nearinfrared observations with maximized scientific return. Equal weight is given to all aspects of the data reduction for both  imaging and spectroscopy. Information is also provided on the state of the art instrumentation available and planned, on detector technology or the physics of the atmosphere, all of which influence the preparation and execution of observations and data reduction techniques. The beginner but also the expert will find a lot of information in compact form which is otherwise widely dispersed across the internet or other sources 
ISBN,Price  9783030984410 
Keyword(s)  1. Astronomy, Observations and Techniques
2. Astronomy???Observations
3. Coding and Information Theory
4. CODING THEORY
5. Digital and Analog Signal Processing
6. EBOOK
7. EBOOK  SPRINGER
8. INFORMATION THEORY
9. SIGNAL PROCESSING

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Title  Information Dynamics : In Classical and Quantum Systems 
Author(s)  Dittrich, Thomas 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2022. 
Description  XV, 557 p. 195 illus., 124 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This wideranging book introduces information as a key concept not only in physics, from quantum mechanics to thermodynamics, but also in the neighboring sciences and in the humanities. The central part analyzes dynamical processes as manifestations of information flows between microscopic and macroscopic scales and between systems and their environment. Quantum mechanics is interpreted as a reconstruction of mechanics based on fundamental limitations of information processing on the smallest scales. These become particularly manifest in quantum chaos and in quantum computing. Covering subjects such as causality, prediction, undecidability, chaos, and quantum randomness, the book also provides an informationtheoretical view of predictability. More than 180 illustrations visualize the concepts and arguments. The book takes inspiration from the author's graduatelevel topical lecture but is also well suited for undergraduate studies and is a valuable resource for researchers and professionals 
ISBN,Price  9783030967451 
Keyword(s)  1. Biotechnology
2. Coding and Information Theory
3. CODING THEORY
4. EBOOK
5. EBOOK  SPRINGER
6. GENETICS
7. Genetics and Genomics
8. INFORMATION THEORY
9. LOGIC
10. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
11. QUANTUM COMPUTERS
12. Quantum computing
13. Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics

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Title  Quantum Information Processing : Theory and Implementation 
Author(s)  Bergou, J??nos A;Hillery, Mark;Saffman, Mark 
Publication  Cham, Springer International Publishing, 2021. 
Description  XVII, 305 p. 50 illus : online resource 
Abstract Note  This new edition of a wellreceived textbook provides a concise introduction to both the theoretical and experimental aspects of quantum information at the graduate level. While the previous edition focused on theory, the book now incorporates discussions of experimental platforms. Several chapters on experimental implementations of quantum information protocols have been added: implementations using neutral atoms, trapped ions, optics, and solidstate systems are each presented in its own chapter. Previous chapters on entanglement, quantum measurements, quantum dynamics, quantum cryptography, and quantum algorithms have been thoroughly updated, and new additions include chapters on the stabilizer formalism and the GottesmanKnill theorem as well as aspects of classical and quantum information theory. To facilitate learning, each chapter starts with a clear motivation to the topic and closes with exercises and a recommended reading list. Quantum Information Processing: Theory and Implementation will be essential to graduate students studying quantum information as well as and researchers in other areas of physics who wish to gain knowledge in the field. 
ISBN,Price  9783030754365 
Keyword(s)  1. Coding and Information Theory
2. CODING THEORY
3. EBOOK
4. EBOOK  SPRINGER
5. INFORMATION THEORY
6. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
7. QUANTUM COMPUTERS
8. Quantum computing
9. QUANTUM OPTICS
10. QUANTUM PHYSICS
11. SPINTRONICS

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Title  Progress in Information Geometry : Theory and Applications 
Author(s)  Nielsen, Frank 
Publication  Cham, Springer International Publishing, 2021. 
Description  XII, 274 p. 105 illus., 35 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book focuses on informationgeometric manifolds of structured data and models and related applied mathematics. It features new and fruitful interactions between several branches of science: Advanced Signal/Image/Video Processing, Complex Data Modeling and Analysis, Statistics on Manifolds, Topology/Machine/Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence. The selection of applications makes the book a substantial information source, not only for academic scientist but it is also highly relevant for industry. The book project was initiated following discussions at the international conference GSI???2019 ??? Geometric Science of Information that was held at ENAC, Toulouse (France) 
ISBN,Price  9783030654597 
Keyword(s)  1. Coding and Information Theory
2. CODING THEORY
3. Communications Engineering, Networks
4. COMPLEX SYSTEMS
5. EBOOK
6. EBOOK  SPRINGER
7. GLOBAL ANALYSIS (MATHEMATICS)
8. Global Analysis and Analysis on Manifolds
9. INFORMATION THEORY
10. Manifolds (Mathematics)
11. SIGNAL PROCESSING
12. Signal, Speech and Image Processing
13. Statistics in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Sciences
14. Statistics??
15. SYSTEM THEORY
16. TELECOMMUNICATION

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Title  Quantum Theory: Informational Foundations and Foils 
Author(s)  Chiribella, Giulio;Spekkens, Robert W 
Publication  Dordrecht, Springer Netherlands, 2016. 
Description  VI, 528 p. 55 illus., 28 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book provides the first unified overview of the burgeoning research area at the interface between Quantum Foundations and Quantum Information.?? Topics include: operational alternatives to quantum theory, informationtheoretic reconstructions of the quantum formalism, mathematical frameworks for operational theories, and deviceindependent features of the set of quantum correlations. Powered by the injection of fresh ideas from the field of Quantum Information and Computation, the foundations of Quantum Mechanics are in the midst of a renaissance. The last two decades have seen an explosion of new results and research directions, attracting broad interest in the scientific community. The variety and number of different approaches, however, makes it challenging for a newcomer to obtain a big picture of the field and of its highlevel goals. Here, fourteen original contributions from leading experts in the field cover some of the most promising research directions that have emerged in the new wave of quantum foundations. The book is directed at researchers in physics, computer science, and mathematics and would be appropriate as the basis of a graduate course in Quantum Foundations 
ISBN,Price  9789401773034 
Keyword(s)  1. Coding and Information Theory
2. CODING THEORY
3. EBOOK
4. EBOOK  SPRINGER
5. History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics
6. INFORMATION THEORY
7. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
8. PHYSICS
9. QUANTUM PHYSICS

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Title  Generalized Statistical Thermodynamics : Thermodynamics of Probability Distributions and Stochastic Processes 
Author(s)  Matsoukas, Themis 
Publication  Cham, Springer International Publishing, 2018. 
Description  XXI, 363 p. 57 illus., 55 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book gives the definitive mathematical answer to what thermodynamics really is: a variational calculus applied to probability distributions. Extending Gibbs's notion of ensemble, the Author imagines the ensemble of all possible probability distributions and assigns probabilities to them by selection rules that are fairly general. The calculus of the most probable distribution in the ensemble produces the entire network of mathematical relationships we recognize as thermodynamics. The first part of the book develops the theory for discrete and continuous distributions while the second part applies this thermodynamic calculus to problems in population balance theory and shows how the emergence of a giant component in aggregation, and the shattering transition in fragmentation may be treated as formal phase transitions. While the book is intended as a research monograph, the material is selfcontained and the style sufficiently tutorial to be accessible for selfpaced study by an advanced graduate student in such fields as physics, chemistry, and engineering 
ISBN,Price  9783030041496 
Keyword(s)  1. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
2. Coding and Information Theory
3. CODING THEORY
4. EBOOK
5. EBOOK  SPRINGER
6. Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering
7. INFORMATION THEORY
8. PROBABILITIES
9. Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
10. STATISTICAL PHYSICS
11. Statistical Physics and Dynamical Systems

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Title  Quantum Error Correction : Symmetric, Asymmetric, Synchronizable, and Convolutional Codes 
Author(s)  La Guardia, Giuliano Gadioli 
Publication  Cham, Springer International Publishing, 2020. 
Description  XIII, 227 p : online resource 
Abstract Note  This text presents an algebraic approach to the construction of several important families of quantum codes derived from classical codes by applying the wellknown CalderbankShorSteane (CSS) construction, the Hermitian, and the Steane???s enlargement construction to certain classes of classical codes. These quantum codes have good parameters and have been introduced recently in the literature. In addition, the book presents families of asymmetric quantum codes with good parameters and provides a detailed description of the procedures adopted to construct families of asymmetric quantum convolutional codes. Featuring accessible language and clear explanations, the book is suitable for use in advanced undergraduate and graduate courses as well as for selfguided study and reference. It provides an expert introduction to algebraic techniques of code construction and, because all of the constructions are performed algebraically, it equips the reader to construct families of codes, rather than only codes with specific parameters. The text offers an abundance of worked examples, exercises, and openended problems to motivate the reader to further investigate this rich area of inquiry. Endofchapter summaries and a glossary of key terms allow for easy review and reference 
ISBN,Price  9783030485511 
Keyword(s)  1. Coding and Information Theory
2. CODING THEORY
3. Communications Engineering, Networks
4. EBOOK
5. EBOOK  SPRINGER
6. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
7. INFORMATION THEORY
8. QUANTUM COMPUTERS
9. Quantum computing
10. Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics
11. SPINTRONICS

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Title  Information Theory and Quantum Physics : Physical Foundations for Understanding the Conscious Process 
Author(s)  Green, Herbert S 
Publication  Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2000. 
Description  IX, 244 p : online resource 
Abstract Note  In this book, H. S. Green, a former student of Max Born and well known as an author in physics and in philosophy of science, presents an individual and modern approach to theoretical physics and related fundamental problems. Starting from first principles, the links between physics and information science are unveiled step by step: modern information theory and the classical theory of the Turing machine are combined to create a new interpretation of quantum computability, which is then applied to field theory, gravitation and submicroscopic measurement theory and culminates in a detailed examination of the role of the conscious observer in physical measurements. The result is a highly readable book that unifies a wide range of scientific knowledge and is essential reading for all scientists and philosophers of science interested in the interpretation and the implications of the interaction between information science and basic physical theories 
ISBN,Price  9783642571626 
Keyword(s)  1. Coding and Information Theory
2. CODING THEORY
3. EBOOK
4. EBOOK  SPRINGER
5. Elementary particles (Physics)
6. Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
7. INFORMATION THEORY
8. Mathematical Methods in Physics
9. Numerical and Computational Physics, Simulation
10. PHYSICS
11. QUANTUM COMPUTERS
12. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
13. Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics
14. QUANTUM PHYSICS
15. SPINTRONICS

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Title  Maximum Entropy, Information Without Probability and Complex Fractals : Classical and Quantum Approach 
Author(s)  Jumarie, Guy 
Publication  Dordrecht, Springer Netherlands, 2000. 
Description  XIX, 270 p : online resource 
Abstract Note  Every thought is a throw of dice. Stephane Mallarme This book is the last one of a trilogy which reports a part of our research work over nearly thirty years (we discard our nonconventional results in automatic control theory and applications on the one hand, and fuzzy sets on the other), and its main key words are Information Theory, Entropy, Maximum Entropy Principle, Linguistics, Thermodynamics, Quantum Mechanics, Fractals, Fractional Brownian Motion, Stochastic Differential Equations of Order n, Stochastic Optimal Control, Computer Vision. Our obsession has been always the same: Shannon's information theory should play a basic role in the foundations of sciences, but subject to the condition that it be suitably generalized to allow us to deal with problems which are not necessarily related to communication engineering. With this objective in mind, two questions are of utmost importance: (i) How can we introduce meaning or significance of information in Shannon's information theory? (ii) How can we define and/or measure the amount of information involved in a form or a pattern without using a probabilistic scheme? It is obligatory to find suitable answers to these problems if we want to apply Shannon's theory to science with some chance of success. For instance, its use in biology has been very disappointing, for the very reason that the meaning of information is there of basic importance, and is not involved in this approach 
ISBN,Price  9789401594967 
Keyword(s)  1. Applications of Mathematics
2. APPLIED MATHEMATICS
3. Coding and Information Theory
4. CODING THEORY
5. COMPLEX SYSTEMS
6. DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS
7. EBOOK
8. EBOOK  SPRINGER
9. ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS
10. INFORMATION THEORY
11. PROBABILITIES
12. Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
13. STATISTICAL PHYSICS
14. Statistical Physics and Dynamical Systems

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Title  Beyond Fear : Thinking Sensibly About Security in an Uncertain World 
Author(s)  Schneier, Bruce 
Publication  New York, NY, 1. Imprint: Copernicus
2. Springer New York, 2003. 
Description  VIII, 296 p : online resource 
Abstract Note  Many of us, especially since 9/11, have become personally concerned about issues of security, and this is no surprise. Security is near the top of government and corporate agendas around the globe. Securityrelated stories appear on the front page everyday. How well though, do any of us truly understand what achieving real security involves? In Beyond Fear, Bruce Schneier invites us to take a critical look at not just the threats to our security, but the ways in which we're encouraged to think about security by law enforcement agencies, businesses of all shapes and sizes, and our national governments and militaries. Schneier believes we all can and should be better security consumers, and that the tradeoffs we make in the name of security  in terms of cash outlays, taxes, inconvenience, and diminished freedoms  should be part of an ongoing negotiation in our personal, professional, and civic lives, and the subject of an open and informed national discussion. With a welldeserved reputation for original and sometimes iconoclastic thought, Schneier has a lot to say that is provocative, counterintuitive, and just plain good sense. He explains in detail, for example, why we need to design security systems that don't just work well, but fail well, and why secrecy on the part of government often undermines security. He also believes, for instance, that national ID cards are an exceptionally bad idea: technically unsound, and even destructive of security. And, contrary to a lot of current naysayers, he thinks online shopping is fundamentally safe, and that many of the new airline security measure (though by no means all) are actually quite effective. A skeptic of much that's promised by highly touted technologies like biometrics, Schneier is also a refreshingly positive, problemsolving force in the often selfdramatizing and fearmongering world of security pundits. Schneier helps the reader to understand the issues at stake, and how to best come to one's own conclusions, including the vast infrastructure we already have in place, and the vaster systemssome useful, others useless or worsethat we're being asked to submit to and pay for. Bruce Schneier is the author of seven books, including Applied Cryptography (which Wired called "the one book the National Security Agency wanted never to be published") and Secrets and Lies (described in Fortune as "startlingly lively...[a] jewel box of little surprises you can actually use."). He is also Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Counterpane Internet Security, Inc., and publishes CryptoGram, one of the most widely read newsletters in the field of online security 
ISBN,Price  9780387217123 
Keyword(s)  1. Coding and Information Theory
2. CODING THEORY
3. Cryptology
4. Data encryption (Computer science)
5. EBOOK
6. EBOOK  SPRINGER
7. HEALTH
8. INFORMATION THEORY
9. MEDICINE
10. Popular Science in Medicine and Health
11. Popular Science, general
12. Popular works
13. Security Science and Technology
14. SOCIAL WORK
15. System safety

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