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Free Science, Computing, Maths books

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2008 13:46:37 -0400 (CLT)

http://theassayer.org/

"The Assayer is the web's largest catalog of books whose authors have made
them available for free."

Some examples:

Consciousness Studies
http://www.theassayer.org/cgi-bin/asbook.cgi?book=1316

Mathematics and Music
http://www.theassayer.org/cgi-bin/asbook.cgi?book=398

Mathematics for Operational Research
http://www.theassayer.org/cgi-bin/asbook.cgi?book=692
(actually lecture notes, but quite good ones)

Mathematics of Fermat's Last Theorem
http://www.theassayer.org/cgi-bin/asbook.cgi?book=757

Concrete Abstractions - An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme
http://www.theassayer.org/cgi-bin/asbook.cgi?book=1359
(I only looked at the section on dynamic programming, but it seemed pretty
good - started with a nice example and immediately homed on on
memoization).

However, when I tried to register (to mark a book as no longer available)
I got a page that ended with ""Error: error opening pipe to
$sendmail_binary - so perhaps this is already a dead site?

Andrew

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