# Probability and Computing Randomization and Probabilistic Techniques in Algorithms and Data Analysis

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Probability and Computing: Randomization and Probabilistic Techniques in Algorithms and Data Analysis by Michael Mitzenmacher, Eli Upfal
Cambridge International AS and A Level Biology by C. J. Clegg
My Revision Notes: AQA AS Biology by Mike Boyle
3-D Engineering: Design and Build Practical Prototypes (Build It Yourself) by Vicki V. May
Mark Bridgen, Holly Scoggins, “Plants from Test Tubes: An Introduction to Micropropagation”

Probability and Computing: Randomization and Probabilistic Techniques in Algorithms and Data Analysis by Michael Mitzenmacher, Eli Upfal

Greatly expanded, this new edition requires only an elementary background in discrete mathematics and offers a comprehensive introduction to the role of randomization and probabilistic techniques in modern computer science. Newly added chapters and sections cover topics including normal distributions, sample complexity, VC dimension, Rademacher complexity, power laws and related distributions, cuckoo hashing, and the Lovasz Local Lemma. Material relevant to machine learning and big data analysis enables students to learn modern techniques and applications. Among the many new exercises and examples are programming-related exercises that provide students with excellent training in solving relevant problems. This book provides an indispensable teaching tool to accompany a one- or two-semester course for advanced undergraduate students in computer science and applied mathematics.

Cambridge International AS and A Level Biology by C. J. Clegg

This title covers the entire syllabus for Cambridge International Examinations’ International AS and A Level Biology (9700). It is divided into separate sections for AS and A Level making it ideal for students studying both the AS and the A Level and also those taking the AS examinations at the end of their first year.
– Explains difficult concepts using language that is appropriate for students around the world
– Provides practice throughout the course with carefully selected past paper questions at the end of each chapter
– Lets students work through problems at their own pace, with a free Revision and practice CD which includes interactive tests, a summary of teach topic, additional activities, a list of useful websites and key terms
We are working with Cambridge International Examinations to gain endorsement for this title.

My Revision Notes: AQA AS Biology by Mike Boyle

Unlock your full potential with these revision guides which focus on the key content and skills you need to know. With My Revision Notes for AQA AS Biology you can: – Take control of your revision: plan and focus on the areas you need to revise with content summaries and commentary from author Mike Boyle – Show you fully understand key topics by using the examples to add depth to your knowledge of biological issues and processes – Apply biological terms accurately with the help of definitions and key words on all topics – Improve your skills to tackle exam questions, with self-testing and exam-style questions and answers

3-D Engineering: Design and Build Practical Prototypes (Build It Yourself) by Vicki V. May

How did somebody come up with the idea for bridges, skyscrapers, helicopters, and nightlights? How did people figure out how to build them?
In 3D Engineering: Design and Build Your Own Prototypes, young readers tackle real-life engineering problems by figuring out real-life solutions. Kids apply science and math skills to create prototypes for bridges, instruments, alarms, and more. Prototypes are preliminary models used by engineers—and kids—to evaluate ideas and to better understand how things work.
Engineering design starts with an idea. How do we get to the other side of the river? How do we travel long distances in short periods of time? Using a structured engineering design process, kids learn how to brainstorm, build a prototype, test a prototype, evaluate, and re-design. Projects include designing a cardboard chair to understand the stiffness of structural systems and designing and building a set of pan pipes to experiment with pitch and volume.
Creating prototypes is a key step in the engineering design process and prototyping early in the design process generally results in better processes and products. 3D Engineering gives kids a chance to figure out many different prototypes, empowering them to discover the mechanics of the world we know.

Mark Bridgen, Holly Scoggins, “Plants from Test Tubes: An Introduction to Micropropagation”

Thirty years ago, in vitro propagation was a new technique for producing plants, and Lydiane Kyte’s Plants from Test Tubes became the standard work on the topic.
The new fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the many advances in science and technology, including the five accepted sequential stages of micropropagation. Ten new plants have been added. This in turn has greatly expanded the already extensive bibliography. Among the new topics that have been introduced or expanded on are embryo culture for breeding, somaclonal variation, anther culture, somatic embryogenesis, cryopreservation, and genetic engineering. More ornamental plant examples are given and many new illustrations provided, including a chronology of discoveries in micropropagation.

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