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July 30, 2014

Temporal Database Management
by Christian S. Jensen, 2000, 1323 pp, multiple PDF files

A Short History of Greek Mathematics
by James Gow, 1884, 351 pp, multiple formats

Introduction to Relativistic Transport Theory
by Hendrik van Hees, 2013, 52 pp, 350KB, PDF

Noble Gases: An Overview
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

July 25, 2014

The Fundamentals of Density Functional Theory
by Helmut Eschrig, 2013, 224 pp, 1.3MB, PDF

Neural Networks and Deep Learning
by Michael Nielsen, 2014, online html

Lecture notes in fluid mechanics: From basics to the millennium problem
by Laurent Schoeffel, 2014, 67 pp, 950KB, PDF

Venezuelan Tepuis: Their Caves and Biota
by R. Aubrecht et al., 2012, 169 pp, 156MB, PDF

July 21, 2014

Neural Networks
by Milan Hajek, 2005, 114 pp, 1.9MB, PDF

Biological Relatives: IVF, Stem Cells, and the Future of Kinship
by Sarah B. Franklin, 2013, 376 pp, 1.9MB, PDF

Computational Physics
by Konstantinos Anagnostopoulos, 2014, 682 pp, multiple formats

Abel's Theorem and the Allied Theory
by H.F. Baker, 1897, 712 pp, multiple formats

July 16, 2014

Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics
by Claude Garrod, 1995, 640 pp, multiple PDF files

Boundary Element Methods for Engineers
by Roger Fenner, 2014, 526 pp, multiple PDF files

Understanding Climate's Influence on Human Evolution
National Academies Press, 2010, 129 pp, 2.4MB, PDF

Lecture Notes on Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
by Daniel Arovas, 2013, 440 pp, 12MB, PDF

July 3, 2014

Pharmacology and Therapeutics
by Sivakumar Joghi Thatha Gowder (ed.), 2014, 356 pp, multiple PDF files

Computation for Computer Scientists
by Hugh Murrell, Alan Sartori-Angus, Wayne Goddard, 2006, 121 pp, 1.1MB, PDF

Network Security and Management
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

Quantum Information and Computation
by John Preskill, 1998, 481 pp, 2.7MB, PDF

June 30, 2014

An Introduction to High Dimensional Knots
by Eiji Ogasa, 2013, 92 pp, 420KB, PDF

Tumors of the Central Nervous System: Primary and Secondary
by Lee Roy Morgan (ed.), 2014, 270 pp, multiple PDF files

Linear Algebra: Foundations to Frontiers
by M.E. Myers, P.M. van de Geijn, R.A. van de Geijn, 2014, 905 pp, 33MB, PDF

Introduction to Real Analysis
by Lee Larson, 2014, 184 pp, 3MB, PDF

June 27, 2014

Green Products by Design: Choices for a Cleaner Environment
University Press of the Pacific, 1992, 119 pp, 3.5MB, PDF

Mars Science Laboratory
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

A Survey of Statistical Network Models
by A. Goldenberg, A.X. Zheng, S.E. Fienberg, E.M. Airoldi, 2009, 96 pp, 1.7MB, PDF

Quantum Information: primitive notions and quantum correlations
by Valerio Scarani, 2009, 74 pp, 840KB, PDF

June 23, 2014

Introduction to Vocabularies: Enhancing Access to Cultural Heritage Information
by Elisa Lanzi, 1998, 72 pp, 27MB, PDF

Meet the Invertebrates: Anemones, Octopuses, Spiders, Ants, and Others
by Katharine Rogers, 2014, 165 pp, multiple formats

In the Light of Evolution: Volume VI: Brain and Behavior
by G.F. Striedter, J.C. Avise, F.J. Ayala (eds), 2013, 430 pp, 26MB, PDF

Light Metal Alloys Applications
by Waldemar A. Monteiro (ed.), 2014, 250 pp, multiple PDF files

June 17, 2014

Machine Learning: The Complete Guide
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

The Best Transportation System in the World
by M.H. Rose, B.E. Seely, P.F. Barrett, 2006, 346 pp, 8.2MB, PDF

Introduction to Imaging
by Howard Besser, 2003, 97 pp, 32MB, PDF

Intersection Graphs: An Introduction
by Madhumangal Pal, 2014, 49 pp, 470KB, PDF

June 13, 2014

Tracking Radiation Exposure from Medical Diagnostic Procedures
National Academies Press, 2014, 87 pp, 490KB, PDF

Behavioral Energetics: The Cost of Survival in Vertebrates
by Wayne P. Aspey, Sheldon I. Lustick, 1983, 318 pp, 20MB, PDF

Isometric Drawing
by Alpha Pierce Jamison, 1911, 92 pp, multiple formats

Living with Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest
by Robert S. Yeats, 2004, 402 pp, 24MB, PDF

June 10, 2014

Landmark Experiments in Physics
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

Elementary Physics II: Oscillations, Waves
by Satindar Bhagat, 2014, 264 pp, 6.4MB, PDF

Introduction to Controlled Vocabularies: Terminologies for Art, Architecture, and Other Cultural Works
by Patricia Harpring, 2010, 259 pp, 30MB, PDF

Introduction to Computational Quantum Mechanics
by Roman Schmied, 2014, 124 pp, 4.4MB, PDF

June 3, 2014

Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication
by Douglas A. Vakoch, 2014, 330 pp, multiple formats

Point-Set Topology: Course
by Peter Saveliev, 2014, online html

The History of Astrometry
by Michael Perryman, 2012, 52 pp, 7.5MB, PDF

Thinking Evolutionarily: Evolution Education Across the Life Sciences
by Jay B. Labov (ed.), 2012, 111 pp, 1.6MB, PDF

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