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Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques, Third Edition (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)

by Jiawei Han; Micheline Kamber; Jian Pei

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Published
July 2011
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Fine
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Third Edition
ISBN
9780123814791
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$49.95

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Waltham, Massachusetts: Elsevier / Morgan Kaufmann, July 2011. Hardcover. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light rubbing to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxxvi + 703 pages.
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Einstein, Picasso : Space, Time and the Beauty That Causes Havoc

by Arthur I. Miller

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Published
March 2002
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New
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First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780465018604
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$9.45

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New York: Basic Books, March 2002. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. New. No remainder mark. Not damaged. 357 pages. The most important scientist of the twentieth century and the most important artist had their periods of greatest creativity almost simultaneously and in remarkably similar circumstances. This fascinating parallel biography of Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso… Read more
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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914

by David McCullough

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Published
October 1978
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Very Good+
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780671244095
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$14.95

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New York: Simon & Schuster, October 1978. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 698 pages. The story of the men and women who built an aquatic passageway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It is a story of… Read more
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Introduction to Data Mining, First Edition, Pearson New International Edition

by Pang-Ning Tan; Michael Steinbach; Vipin Kumar

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Published
2014
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Fine
ISBN
9781292026152
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$49.95

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Harlow, Essex, England: Pearson Education, 2014. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 732 pages. Introduction to Data Mining presents fundamental concepts and algorithms for those learning data mining for the first time. Each major topic is organized into two chapters, beginning with basic concepts that… Read more
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Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (Video Lectures)

by Harold Abelson; Gerald Jay Sussman

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Published
1986
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Fine
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$100.00

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Cambridge: MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, nd. DVDs. As New. 20 one-hour lectures on ten DVDs. Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs was MIT's introductory computer science course from 1980 to 2008. It emphasized the role of computer languages as vehicles for expressing knowledge and it presented basic principles of abstraction and modularity, together with essential… Read more
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The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe

by Steven Weinberg

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Published
1977April
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition, Fourth Printing
ISBN
9780465024353
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$228.00

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New York: Basic Books, April 1977. Hardcover. First Edition, Fourth Printing. Very Good+ book in a Very Good+ jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Shelfwear to bottom edge. Jacket clean and bright with a single small nick at spine head. No library markings. No ownership markings. No remainder mark. Not clipped. $8.95 price on front flap. x… Read more
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The Pattern On The Stone: The Simple Ideas That Make Computers Work (Science Masters)

by Danny Hillis

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Published
October 1998
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780465025954
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$29.75

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New York: Basic Books, October 1998. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine. Spine tail and lower corners bumped, otherwise pristine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 164 + xii pages. This short book brilliantly breaks down computers' seemingly complex operations into a few simple parts that perform the same simple procedures over and over… Read more
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Hotspots Revisited: Earth's Biologically Richest and Most Endangered Terrestrial Ecoregions

by Russell A. Mittermeier; Patricio Robles Gil; Michael Hoffman; John Pilgrim; Thomas Brooks; Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier; John Lamoreux; Gustavo A.B. Da Fonseca; Peter A. Seligmann (preface); Harrison Ford (foreward)

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Published
2004
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As New
Edition
First English Edition
ISBN
9789686397772
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$69.95

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Mexico City: CEMEX, 2004. Hardcover. First English Edition (stated). Red linen over boards with blind-stamped titles in a pictorial jacket. Sewn binding. As New book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light rubbing to jacket and a small tear to rear panel. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 392 pages. 11.75 x 14.25… Read more
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Thomas Jefferson: Scientist

by Edwin T. Martin

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Published
1952
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$21.95

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New York: Henry Schuman, 1952. Hardcover. First Edition (no additional printings listed). Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Prior owner's name to FFEP, otherwise unmarked. Spine tight, ends bumped. Edgewear, including short tears to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 289 pages. illus., ports. 22 cm.
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

by Walter Isaacson

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Published
June 2004
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780743258074
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$11.95

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New York: Simon & Schuster, June 2004. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Slight reading wear to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 586 pages.
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The Double Helix

by James D. Watson

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Published
February 1969
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Very Good+
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New York: New American Library / Signet, February 1969. Mass Market Paperback. First Printing (stated). No ISBN. Signet Q3770, 95¢. Very Good+. Interior lightly tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Light reading and shelfwear to covers, including light creases. No tears, no folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 143 pages.
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New York: Crown / Broadway Books, August 2003. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light edge and corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 281 pages. An account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad--one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken--destroyed in one fell swoop… Read more
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$13.95
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Steve Jobs: Insanely Great

by Jessie Hartland

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Published
July 2015
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780307982957
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$19.95

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New York: Schwartz & Wade, July 2015. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine. Corners and spine ends lightly bumped, otherwise As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 223 pages. This graphic retelling of the Apple innovator's life will capture the imaginations of the legions of readers who live and breathe the technocentric world… Read more
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The Doctor's Book of Home Remedies: Thousands of Tips and Techniques Anyone Can Use to Heal Everyday Health Problems

by Editors of Prevention Magazine Health Books

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Published
1990
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Very Good
ISBN
9780878578733
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Emmaus, Pennsylvania: Rodale Books, March 1990. Hardcover. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Light wear to pictorial covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 676 pages. Reliable, unique, and sometimes never-before-revealed self-care secrets practiced by physicians and health-care professionals. The result is a one-of-a-kind volume of sure cures and treatments for common conditions--from angina to… Read more
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Webster's New Complete Medical Dictionary

by Editors of Merriam-Webster

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Published
December 1996
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Fine
ISBN
9780765194350
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New York: Smithmark Reference, December 1996. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior unmarked but lightly tanned. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 767 pages.
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Longitude

by Dava Sobel

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Published
2007
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New
ISBN
9780802715296
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New York: Walker & Company, 2007. Trade Paperback. Full Number Line. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 184 pages.
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First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong

by James R. Hansen

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Published
October 2006
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As New
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First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780743257510
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$54.95

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New York: Simon & Schuster, October 2006. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition (stated) / full number line. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xiv+767 pages. On July 20, 1969, the world stood still to watch thirty-eight-year-old American astronaut Neil A. Armstrong become the first person to step on the surface of another… Read more
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Computers & Typesetting, Volume A: The TeXbook

by Donald Knuth

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Published
1986
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Very Good
ISBN
9780201134476
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$49.95

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Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1986. Hardcover. Seventh printing, June 1986. Black & blue laminated boards, gilt & white titles & decorations. Very Good book in a Fine jacket. Interior appears pristine. Spine straight and tight. Prior owner's named inked to fore-edge and blacked out. Jacket in protective plastic cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. ix + 483… Read more
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The Fractal Geometry of Nature

by Benoit B. Mandelbrot

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Updated and Augmented
ISBN
9780716711865
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$112.80

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New York: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1983. Hardcover. Third printing. Updated and Augmented Edition of Fractals: Form, Chance, and Dimension (1977). Burgundy cloth with gilt spine titles and gilt stamped fractal design to cover, fractal decorated endpapers. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Original college bookstore price stamped to FFEP, otherwise interior appears unmarked. Spine straight and… Read more
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The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future

by Jon Gertner

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Published
June 2019
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780812996623
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$28.95

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New York: Random House, June 2019. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Slight edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxiv + 418 pages. Greenland: a remote, mysterious island five times the size of California but with a population of just… Read more
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