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October 24, 2014

Lattice QCD: concepts, techniques and some results
by Christian Hoelbling, 2014, 65 pp, 8.5MB, PDF

The Geometry of Vector Calculus
by Tevian Dray, Corinne A. Manogue, 2012, 325 pp, online html

The Making of British Bioethics
by Duncan Wilson, 2014, 320 pp, 3.5MB, PDF

Computer Science Introduction to Wolfram Mathematica
by Ilkka Kokkarinen, 2014, 257 pp, multiple formats

October 22, 2014

Introduction to Soft-Collinear Effective Theory
by Thomas Becher, Alessandro Broggio, Andrea Ferroglia, 2014, 166 pp, 1.5MB, PDF

The Geometry of General Relativity
by Tevian Dray, 2014, 158 pp, 1.4MB, PDF

Trans-Neptunian Objects: An Overview
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

Deep Learning in Neural Networks: An Overview
by Juergen Schmidhuber, 2014, 88 pp, 1.1MB, PDF

October 20, 2014

The Geometry of Special Relativity
by Tevian Dray, 2012, 146 pp, 990KB, PDF

Time Travel: A Brief History
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

Knot Diagrammatics
by Louis H. Kauffman, 2004, 107 pp, 650KB, PDF

Symmetry and Separation of Variables
by Willard Miller, 1977, 318 pp, multiple PDF files

October 16, 2014

Fundamentals of Refrigeration Thermodynamics
by Daniel Micallef, 2014, 168 pp, 12MB, PDF

Continuum Mechanics
by Zdenek Martinec, 2011, 179 pp, 1.2MB, PDF

Lecture Notes on the Theory of Distributions
by Guenther Hoermann, Roland Steinbauer, 2009, 160 pp, 890KB, PDF

Wikipedia, 2014, online html

October 13, 2014

AdS/CFT Duality User Guide
by Makoto Natsuume, 2014, 279 pp, 3.7MB, PDF

Essentials and Controversies in Bariatric Surgery
by Chih-Kun Huang (ed.), 2014, 152 pp, multiple PDF files

On the Origin of the Human Mind
by Andrey Vyshedskiy, 2014, 442 pp, 12MB, PDF

Unsolved Problems in Virtual Knot Theory and Combinatorial Knot Theory
by R. Fenn, D.P. Ilyutko, L.H. Kauffman, V.O. Manturov, 2014, 66 pp, 760KB, PDF

October 10, 2014

Statistics Review: Including a probability theory background
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

Topics in the Theory of Quadratic Residues
by Steve Wright, 2014, 160 pp, 960KB, PDF

The Influence of Global Environmental Change on Infectious Disease Dynamics
National Academies Press, 2014, 445 pp, 46MB, PDF

Applications of the Calculus to Mechanics
by E.R. Hedrick, O.D. Kellogg, 1909, 140 pp, multiple formats

October 6, 2014

Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes
by Hossein Pishro-Nik, 2014, 744 pp, online html

Topics in History and Comparing Programming Languages
by Dennie Van Tassel, 2014, online html

What You Need to Know About Infectious Disease
by Madeline Drexler, 2010, 45 pp, 1.6MB, PDF

Advances in Graph Algorithms
by Ton Kloks, Yue-Li Wang, 2013, 178 pp, 1.1MB, PDF

October 2, 2014

Essential Coding Theory
by Venkatesan Guruswami, Atri Rudra, Madhu Sudan, 2014, 266 pp, multiple PDF files

Analytic Geometry of Space
by V. Snyder, T.P. Hill, 1914, 322 pp, multiple formats

by Robert I. Tilling, 1982, 50 pp, multiple formats

Mathematical Discovery
by A.M. Bruckner, B.S. Thomson, J.B. Bruckner, 2011, 267 pp, 5.8MB, PDF

September 29, 2014

Recreational Mathematics
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

Deep Learning
by Yoshua Bengio, Ian Goodfellow, Aaron Courville, 2014, 274 pp, online reading

Analytic geometry for colleges, universities, and technical schools
by E.W. Nichols, 1892, 304 pp, multiple formats

Intracerebral Hemorrhage
by Vikas Chaudhary (ed.), 2014, 120 pp, multiple PDF files

September 25, 2014

Quarks: An Overview
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

The Physics of Hearing
by T. Reichenbach, A. J. Hudspeth, 2014, 87 pp, 3.7MB, PDF

Growing Up Tobacco Free: Preventing Nicotine Addiction in Children and Youths
by B.S. Lynch, R.J. Bonnie (eds), 1994, 321 pp, 5MB, PDF

Analytic Geometry and Calculus
by F.S. Woods, F.H. Bailey, 1917, 542 pp, multiple formats

September 22, 2014

Quantum Mechanics: An Introductory Framework
Wikipedia, 2014, 461 pp, online html

Introduction to Digital Logic with Laboratory Exercises
by James Feher, 2010, 100 pp, 2.7MB, PDF

Music and Computers
by Phil Burk, et al., 2011, 188 pp, online reading

Algebraic and Geometric Methods in Enumerative Combinatorics
by Federico Ardila, 2014, 143 pp, 1.8MB, PDF

September 16, 2014

Some Open Questions in Hydrodynamics
by Mateusz Dyndal, Laurent Schoeffel, 2014, 24 pp, 260KB, PDF

Tea Time Numerical Analysis
by Leon Q. Brin, 2014, 278 pp, 4.1MB, PDF

Linear Algebra
by Benjamin McKay, 2008, 491 pp, 2.6MB, PDF

Particles of the Standard Model
Wikipedia, 2014, online html

September 12, 2014

Algorithms for Reinforcement Learning
by Csaba Szepesvari, 2009, 98 pp, 1.6MB, PDF

Ample Subvarieties of Algebraic Varieties
by Robin Hartshorne, 1970, 273 pp, 10MB, PDF

Introduction to Archival Organization and Description
by Susanne R. Warren (ed.), 1998, 68 pp, 54MB, PDF

Advice to Those Who Stutter
by Stephen B. Hood, 2008, 172 pp, 1MB, PDF

September 9, 2014

Computable General Equilibrium Modeling for Regional Analysis
by Eliecer E. Vargas, et al., 1999, online html

Mathematics and Group Theory in Music
by Athanase Papadopoulos, 2014, 33 pp, 420KB, PDF

Cognitive Patterns: Problem-Solving Frameworks for Object Technology
by Karen M Gardner, et al., 2011, 166 pp, 2.9MB, PDF

Classical Mechanics
by Jeremy Heyl, 2007, online html

September 5, 2014

Historical Geology
Wikibooks, 2014, online html

Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children
National Academies Press, 1993, 402 pp, 4.7MB, PDF

Ordinary Differential Equations: A Systems Approach
by Bruce P. Conrad, 2010, 1125 pp, 4.6MB, PDF

Introduction to Stochastic Processes
by Gordan Zitkovic, 2010, 107 pp, 2MB, PDF

September 1, 2014

Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
Wikibooks, 2014, online html

Functional Analysis with Applications
by Palle Jorgensen, Feng Tian, 2014, 338 pp, 2.2MB, PDF

Microscopic Theory of Superconductivity
by Helmut Eschrig, 2008, 65 pp, 610KB, PDF

The Informed Brain in a Digital World
National Academies Press, 2013, 131 pp, 950KB, PDF

August 8, 2014

The Algebra of Invariants
by J.H. Grace, A. Young, 1903, 404 pp, multiple formats

The Particle World of Condensed Matter
by Helmut Eschrig, 2004, 170 pp, 880KB, PDF

Application of Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery
by Ali Demir Sezer (ed.), 2014, 552 pp, multiple PDF files

Geochronology: Methods and Case Studies
by Nils-Axel Morner (ed.), 2014, 204 pp, multiple PDF files

August 4, 2014

Calculus I, II, and III
by Jerrold E. Marsden, Alan Weinstein, 1986, multiple PDF files

Algorithms and Data Structures: With Applications to Graphics and Geometry
by Jurg Nievergelt, Klaus Hinrichs, 2011, 299 pp, 3.3MB, PDF

Risk Factors For Suicide
National Academies Press, 2001, 34 pp, 630KB, PDF

Algebraic K-Theory
by Hyman Bass, 1968, 793 pp, 35MB, PDF

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