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Uncovering an ancient evil, Serafina, a mermaid of the Mediterranean Sea, searches for five other mermaid heroines who are scattered across the six seas, to save their hidden world.

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Genre Book : Children's stories
Author Book : Jennifer Donnelly
Publisher : Hodder Children's Books
Release Book : 2014-12-23
Download Book : 368 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1444921207


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This book offers a detailed account of IBM's Deep Blue chess program, the people who created it, and its historic battles with World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov. The text examines the progress made by the creators of Deep Blue, beginning with the1989 two-game match against Kasparov. The heroes are: IBM researchers Feng-hsiung Hsu, Murray Campbell, and Joe Hoane, along with team leader Chung-Jen Tan and International Grandmaster Joel Benjamin. The text chronicles one of the great technology achievements of the 20th Century. It establishes the point in history when mankind's exciting new tool, the computer, came of age and competed with its human creators in the ultimate intellectual competition: a game of chess. This book will serve as the premier story documenting that achievement and a milestone in the development of artificial intelligence.

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Genre Book : Computers
Author Book : Monty Newborn
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Book : 2013-03-20
Download Book : 348 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780387217901


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Genre Book : Fiction
Author Book : Donald McLarty
Publisher : Ulverscroft
Release Book : 1992
Download Book : 364 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0708971571


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Feng-hsiung Hsu provides a behind-the-scenes look at the two matches between the Deep Blue chess machine and world champion Garry Kasparov, and discusses his quest to develop the machine at IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center.

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Genre Book : Computers
Author Book : Feng-Hsiung Hsu
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release Book : 2004-02-15
Download Book : 300 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780691118185


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Edgar Award Finalist: A sailor stranded in the Pacific Ocean finds there are a million ways to die His life in pieces, Harry Goddard buys a thirty-two-foot sloop and sets out to sail the Pacific. He is a thousand miles from anywhere when his craft strikes an unseen object, and begins taking water. For all his desperate efforts, he cannot save her, and Harry is forced into his life raft, to drift without food, water, or shelter from the sun. He is near death when the Leander rescues him. But by the time his trip is over, he’ll wish he’d taken his chances in the open water. A tramp freighter sailing under the Panamanian flag, the Leander is en route to the Philippines when its crew spots Harry and takes him aboard. But as he regains his strength, Harry uncovers a murderous conspiracy that could destroy the ship that saved him.

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Genre Book : Fiction
Author Book : Charles Williams
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release Book : 2012-09-18
Download Book : 188 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781453266243


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THE STORY: The setting is a rundown bar in the Bronx, where two of society's rejects, Danny and Roberta, strike up a halting conversation over their beer. He is a brooding, self-loathing young man who resorts more to violence than reason; she is a

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Genre Book : Drama
Author Book : John Patrick Shanley
Publisher : Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Release Book : 1984
Download Book : 40 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0822202697


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More than a decade has passed since IBM’s Deep Blue computer stunned the world by defeating Garry Kasparov, the world chess champion at that time. Beyond Deep Blue tells the continuing story of the chess engine and its steady improvement. The book provides analysis of the games alongside a detailed examination of the remarkable technological progress made by the engines – asking which one is best, how good is it, and how much better can it get. Features: presents a total of 118 games, played by 17 different chess engines, collected together for the first time in a single reference; details the processor speeds, memory sizes, and the number of processors used by each chess engine; includes games from 10 World Computer Chess Championships, and three computer chess tournaments of the Internet Chess Club; covers the man-machine matches between Fritz and Kramnik, and Kasparov and Deep Junior; describes three historical matches between leading engines – Hydra vs. Shredder, Junior vs. Fritz, and Zappa vs. Rybka.

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Genre Book : Computers
Author Book : Monty Newborn
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Book : 2011-04-02
Download Book : 287 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0857293419


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Nature religions look to rivers, lakes and oceans for inspiration and spiritual transformation. 'Deep Blue' brings together the work of influential scholars in the field of nature religion, ranging across anthropology, mythology, sociology and psychology. The essays examine the interrelationship between spiritual practice, critical thinking, and environmental concern. Tracing the ancient history of humanity's close relationship with both salt and fresh water, the book calls for a sustainable relationship with water in contemporary western culture. 'Deep Blue' will be of interest to students of paganism and religion, environmental researchers and activists, and all those involved in the intersection between religion and ecology.

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Genre Book : Religion
Author Book : Sylvie Shaw
Publisher : Routledge
Release Book : 2014-12-05
Download Book : 352 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781317488187


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From the author of Legacy, now a major BBC Film, comes a brilliant new novel for fans of le Carre, Graham Greene and Charles Cumming. During a time of political disruption and rising anti-nuclear sentiment, MI5 discovers that an extremist fringe group, Action Against Austerity, appears to have links to an established political party while planning sabotage using something or someone called Deep Blue. Banned from investigating British political parties, the head of MI5 seeks advice from Charles Thoroughgood, his opposite number in MI6. Agreeing to help unofficially with the case, Charles must delve deep into his own past, to an unresolved Cold War case linked to his private life. Using the past as key to the present, he soon finds himself in a race against time to prevent a plot which is politically nuclear … Authoritative and packed with in-depth knowledge, Deep Blue is a gripping new spy thriller from a master of the genre. ‘Judd infuses his writing with insider knowledge’ New Statesman

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Genre Book : Fiction
Author Book : Alan Judd
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release Book : 2017-01-12
Download Book : 336 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781471150661


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A suspense-filled search for hidden treasure---and hidden truths.While University of Michigan graduate student Jennifer Cassidy is researching the family history of Cecilia Sinclair, a long-deceased Southern expatriate, she discovers that something of great value is hidden in a spring near the family plantation in Florida. Jennifer contacts Beck Easton, a cave diver and former Marine, to help her. When Beck finds a map, it sets off a race for gold, and both pro- and anti-Cuban groups follow Jennifer and Beck as they travel from Florida to the Bahamas to Lake Huron, tracking clues that pre-date the Civil War. After nearly losing her life, Jennifer is confronted with the meaning of Matthew 6:19-21, "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven ... For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." And she realizes that she will have to make a decision---will she pursue gold and glory or God?

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Genre Book : Fiction
Author Book : Tom Morrisey
Publisher : Zondervan
Release Book : 2004
Download Book : 344 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780310244073