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Paperbackpages. Fortunately for us, the universe seems to have a beautiful mathematical structure to it and many different systems in nature seem to follow roughly the same models. For example, discussion of decoherence is missing. Brilliant overview of key issues for computation. A lot of this seems pretty dated.
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Feynman gave his comuptation course on computation at the California Institute of Technology, he asked Tony Hey to adapt his lecture notes into a book. It explains how computers work with helpful analogies.
Feynman Lectures On Computation by Richard Feynman
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Feynman Lectures On Computation
Tangent Over Undergraduate "computer science" education in the US has unfortunately come to mean "database manager training. Decoherence was first introduced in and has been a subject of active research since the s. Although led by Feynman, the course also featured, as occasional guest speakers, some of the most brilliant men in science at that time, including Marvin Minsky, Charles Bennett, and John Hopfield.
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Feynman Lectures on Computation
And where do we get inspiration from these models? Feynman's colloquial style is engaging. Most importantly, however, dated or not, this book is just plain fun to read.
feeynman From our everyday experience and intuition! Richard Phillips Feynman was an American physicist known for the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as work in particle physics he proposed the parton model.
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