Controversial Books for hmcmath

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

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Standard Deviation Avaliação média Your Rating Título
1.294 3.52 Roget's II: The New Thesaurus de Robert Masters
1.238 3.85 Surreal Numbers de Donald E. Knuth
1.224 4.04 Linear Algebra and Its Applications de Gilbert Strang
1.186 4.08 The Colossal Book of Mathematics: Classic Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problems de Martin Gardner
1.18 3.16 A New Kind of Science de Stephen Wolfram
1.171 3.82 Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility de James P. Carse
1.122 3.79 Robert's Rules of Order de Henry M. Robert
1.106 3.91 The Cognitive Style of PowerPoint: Pitching Out Corrupts Within, Second Edition de Edward R. Tufte
1.1 3.75 C++ Primer de Stanley B. Lippman
1.097 3.29 Game Theory: A Nontechnical Introduction de Morton D. Davis
1.095 3.44 A History of Pi de Petr Beckmann
1.085 3.88 The Fractal Geometry of Nature de Benoit B. Mandelbrot
1.085 3.98 CRC standard mathematical tables de William H. Beyer
1.083 3.88 Critique of Pure Reason de Immanuel Kant
1.081 3.81 The Meaning of Relativity de Albert Einstein
1.078 3.58 Sendmail de Bryan Costales
1.073 3.8 LaTeX: A Document Preparation System de Leslie Lamport
1.066 3.73 Mathematics and the Imagination de Edward Kasner
1.06 3.96 Digital Image Processing de Rafael C. Gonzalez
1.056 3.92 Science and Human Values de Jacob Bronowski
1.055 3.23 Once Upon A Number: The Hidden Mathematical Logic Of Stories de John Allen Paulos
1.045 3.87 Mind Tools: The Five Levels of Mathematical Reality de Rudolf Rucker
1.038 3.63 The Mathematical Universe: An Alphabetical Journey Through the Great Proofs, Problems, and Personalities de William Dunham
1.037 3.83 Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty de Morris Kline
1.036 3.37 Elementary Linear Algebra de Howard Anton
1.03 3.86 Calculus and analytic geometry de George B. Thomas
1.009 3.56 The Borderlands of Science: Where Sense Meets Nonsense de Michael Shermer
1.009 3.58 Lisp (3rd Edition) de Patrick Henry Winston
1.003 3.6 Flatterland de Ian Stewart
1.001 3.79 Classical Mechanics de Herbert Goldstein
1 4.03 One Two Three . . . Infinity de George Gamow
0.997 3.68 Infinity and the Mind: The Science and Philosophy of the Infinite de Rudy Rucker
0.995 3.66 Emergence: From Chaos To Order de John H. Holland
0.994 3.83 The Leadership Challenge de James M. Kouzes
0.992 3.7 Count Down: The Race for Beautiful Solutions at the International Mathematical Olympiad de Steve Olson
0.99 3.67 The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics de Roger Penrose
0.99 4 Handbook of Mathematical Functions: with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables de Milton Abramowitz
0.989 3.72 Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science de Paul R. Gross
0.987 4.05 Roots of Strategy de Thomas R. Phillips
0.983 4.03 Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences de Galileo Galilei
0.983 3.73 The Divine Proportion de H. E. Huntley
0.981 3.25 Guesstimation: Solving the World's Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin de Lawrence Weinstein
0.98 3.61 Discourse on Method / Meditations on First Philosophy de René Descartes
0.979 3.66 Meno de Plato
0.976 3.6 Advanced Engineering Mathematics de Erwin Kreyszig
0.976 4.03 A lição final de Randy Pausch
0.972 3.76 Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions de Edwin A. Abbott
0.97 3.67 Mathematician's Delight de W. W. Sawyer
0.969 4.01 How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method de George Pólya
0.969 3.91 The Memory Book: The Classic Guide to Improving Your Memory at Work, at School, and at Play de Harry Lorayne
0.968 4.13 Principles of Mathematical Analysis de Walter Rudin
0.966 3.52 Chance and Chaos de David Ruelle
0.964 3.88 A Theory of Justice de John Rawls
0.964 3.93 A Teoria da Relatividade de Albert Einstein
0.964 3.43 Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem Was Solved de Robin Wilson
0.962 3.83 A Writer's Reference de Diana Hacker
0.956 4.08 Head First Java: Your Brain on Java -- A Learner's Guide de Kathy Sierra
0.956 4.18 Perl Best Practices de Damian Conway
0.952 4.06 Bulletproof Web Design: Improving flexibility and protecting against worst-case scenarios with XHTML and CSS de Dan Cederholm
0.951 4.27 The C Programming Language de Brian W. Kernighan
0.951 4.13 Proofs from The Book de Martin Aigner
0.95 3.76 DNS and BIND de Cricket Liu
0.95 3.58 Mathematical Carnival de Martin Gardner
0.946 3.76 The wave watcher's companion de Gavin Pretor-Pinney
0.946 3.78 MySQL de Paul DuBois
0.943 4 TeXbook de Donald E. Knuth
0.942 3.65 Classical Electrodynamics de John David Jackson
0.94 4.2 Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML de Elisabeth Freeman
0.934 3.76 Mathematical Methods for Physicists de George B. Arfken
0.932 3.83 Evolution: The History of an Idea de Peter J. Bowler
0.929 3.83 A Mathematician's Apology de G. H. Hardy
0.928 3.35 Programming Python de Mark Lutz
0.926 4 Learning Perl [6th edition] de Randal L. Schwartz
0.926 3.77 Turbulent Mirror: An Illustrated Guide to Chaos Theory and the Science of Wholeness de John Briggs
0.925 3.42 The Art of the Infinite: The Pleasures of Mathematics de Robert Kaplan
0.924 3.8 Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences de John Allen Paulos
0.924 4 A Estrutura das Revoluções Científicas de Thomas S. Kuhn
0.924 4.16 Unix Power Tools, 3rd Edition de Shelley Powers
0.923 3.88 The Man Who Counted: A Collection of Mathematical Adventures de Malba Tahan
0.915 3.71 Mathematics for the Million de Lancelot Hogben
0.914 3.35 The Millennium Problems: The Seven Greatest Unsolved Mathematical Puzzles of Our Time de Keith J. Devlin
0.914 3.89 Feynman’s Lost Lecture; The Motion of Planets Around the Sun de Richard P. Feynman
0.912 4.15 Topology de James R. Munkres
0.91 4.1 The Character of Physical Law de Richard Feynman
0.91 3.82 A History of Mathematics de Carl B. Boyer
0.909 3.47 Classical Dynamics of Particles and Systems de Stephen T. Thornton
0.907 4.15 Biology de Neil A. Campbell
0.907 3.76 Mathematical Circus de Martin Gardner
0.904 3.57 Modern Information Retrieval de Ricardo Baeza-Yates
0.901 3.55 A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper de John Allen Paulos
0.9 3.8 The Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles & Diversions de Martin Gardner
0.899 3.82 Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea de Charles Seife
0.893 4.09 Algebra de Michael Artin
0.889 3.64 Complex Variables and Applications de James Ward Brown
0.888 4.47 The Thirteen Books of the Elements de Euclid
0.888 3.49 The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry de Mario Livio
0.887 3.65 An Imaginary Tale: The Story of √-1 de Paul J. Nahin
0.887 3.91 To Infinity and Beyond: A Cultural History of the Infinite de Eli Maor
0.887 4.01 Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide de Eric A. Meyer
0.882 3.78 Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (Issues of Our Time) de Claude M. Steele
0.882 3.54 The Mathematical Tourist: Snapshots of Modern Mathematics de Ivars Peterson
0.881 4.01 Men of Mathematics de E. T. Bell
0.88 4.03 The Secrets of Mental Math de Arthur Benjamin
0.879 3.87 Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice de James D. Foley
0.878 4.37 Mirriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary: Eleventh Edition de Merriam-Webster
0.878 3.78 Perl Pocket Reference, 4th Edition de Johan Vromans
0.875 4.22 UNIX System Administration Handbook de Evi Nemeth
0.875 3.69 Mac OS X Tiger: Missing Manual de David Pogue
0.874 3.83 O Universo numa Casca de Noz de Stephen Hawking
0.874 4.17 The Strategy of Conflict de Thomas C. Schelling
0.872 4.39 Real and Complex Analysis de Walter Rudin
0.871 4.17 Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability {first edition} de Steve Krug
0.869 3.65 Learning the vi Editor [6th Edition] de Linda Lamb
0.869 3.9 Chaos: Making a New Science de James Gleick
0.866 3.92 Uma Breve Historia do Tempo de Stephen Hawking
0.865 3.77 In Code: A Mathematical Journey de Sarah Flannery
0.862 3.58 Dancing Naked in the Mind Field de Kary Mullis
0.859 4.09 The C++ Programming Language {3rd Edition} de Bjarne Stroustrup
0.858 3.65 Unknown Quantity: A Real and Imaginary History of Algebra de John Derbyshire
0.857 3.91 Broca's Brain: Reflections on the Romance of Science de Carl Sagan
0.855 4.05 Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton de Edward Rice
0.852 3.69 The Poincare Conjecture: In Search of the Shape of the Universe de Donal O'Shea
0.85 3.62 The Elements of Editing: A Modern Guide For Editors And Journalists de Arthur Plotnik
0.85 4.05 Naive Set Theory de Paul R. Halmos
0.849 3.68 Hidden Order: How Adaptation Builds Complexity de John H. Holland
0.849 3.92 The Math Book: 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics de Clifford A. Pickover
0.848 4.09 Programming Perl [4th edition, blue camel] de Larry Wall
0.847 4.32 Powers of Ten: A Book About the Relative Size of Things in the Universe and the Effect of Adding Another Zero de Philip Morrison
0.846 3.83 The Universal History of Numbers: From Prehistory to the Invention of the Computer de Georges Ifrah
0.845 3.84 Geometry, Relativity and the Fourth Dimension de Rudolf V.B. Rucker
0.845 3.87 Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time de Dava Sobel
0.843 4.15 Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science de Martin Gardner
0.842 4.11 The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Numbers de David Wells
0.842 3.86 The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't de Nate Silver
0.841 3.7 The Puzzle Palace: Inside the National Security Agency, America's Most Secret Intelligence Organization de James Bamford
0.84 4.13 Perl Cookbook [2nd edition] de Tom Christiansen
0.84 4.01 The Pleasure of Finding Things Out de Richard P. Feynman
0.837 4 The Second Scientific American Book of Mathematical Puzzles and Diversions de Martin Gardner
0.835 3.93 Prisoner's Dilemma: John Von Neumann, Game Theory and the Puzzle of the Bomb de William Poundstone
0.835 3.88 A First Course in Probability de Sheldon Ross
0.833 3.41 Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul de Francis Crick
0.831 3.84 Descartes' Dream: The World According to Mathematics de Philip J. Davis
0.83 3.81 How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking de Jordan Ellenberg
0.826 3.77 Clues For The Clueless de Scott Adams
0.825 4.15 Speech and language processing : an introduction to natural language processing, computational linguistics, and speech recognition de Daniel Jurafsky
0.825 3.47 Learning GNU Emacs de Debra Cameron
0.823 3.23 Apache: The Definitive Guide de Ben Laurie
0.822 3.96 The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan de Robert Kanigel
0.821 3.42 Archimedes' Revenge de Paul Hoffman
0.82 3.65 Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction de Timothy Gowers
0.819 3.81 Beyond Numeracy: Ruminations of a Numbers Man de John Allen Paulos
0.818 3.89 Linux Server Hacks: 100 Industrial-Strength Tips and Tools de Rob Flickenger
0.813 4.16 Adventures of a Mathematician de Stanislaw Ulam
0.812 3.85 Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players de Stefan Fatsis
0.812 3.93 Crypto: How the Code Rebels Beat the Government Saving Privacy in the Digital Age de Steven Levy
0.811 3.95 Gödel’s Proof de Ernest Nagel
0.81 3.99 A Briefer History of Time de Stephen Hawking
0.809 3.72 Dataclysm: Who We Are* *When We Think No One's Looking de Christian Rudder
0.805 4.32 Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water de Marc Reisner
0.803 3.69 sed & awk de Dale Dougherty
0.803 4.11 The Mathematical Experience de Philip J. Davis
0.802 3.67 e: The Story of a Number de Eli Maor
0.801 3.98 The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory de Brian Greene
0.8 3.68 The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets de Simon Singh
0.8 3.35 The Calculus Wars: Newton, Leibniz, and the Greatest Mathematical Clash of All Time de Jason Socrates Bardi
0.799 3.58 1089 and All That - A Journey into Mathematics de David J. Acheson
0.797 4.09 Fermat's Last Theorem: The Story of a Riddle That Confounded the World's Greatest Minds for 358 Years de Simon Singh
0.793 3.63 The Compleat Strategyst: Being a Primer on the Theory of Games of Strategy de J. D. Williams
0.788 4.24 Mastering Regular Expressions de Jeffrey E. F. Friedl
0.784 3.79 The Math Gene: How Mathematical Thinking Evolved And Why Numbers Are Like Gossip de Keith Devlin
0.782 3.93 The LaTeX Companion de Michel Goossens
0.782 3.95 Algebra de Serge Lang
0.782 3.91 The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives de Leonard Mlodinow
0.775 4.28 Introduction to Algorithms de Thomas H. Cormen
0.773 4.38 The Chicago Manual of Style de University of Chicago Press Staff
0.77 4.04 Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman de James Gleick
0.766 4.1 The Magic Mirror of M. C. Escher de Bruno Ernst
0.763 3.9 The Beauty of Fractals: Images of Complex Dynamical Systems de Heinz-Otto Peitgen
0.76 4.16 The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography de Simon Singh
0.758 3.99 The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth de Paul Hoffman
0.757 4.28 The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language de Houghton Mifflin Company
0.756 4.32 What Is Mathematics? An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods de Richard Courant
0.75 4.05 Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics de William Dunham
0.748 3.89 Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance In Your Twenties And Thirties de Beth Kobliner
0.746 4.13 Perl Cookbook [1st edition] de Tom Christiansen
0.745 4.08 Fundamentals of Astrodynamics de Roger R. Bate
0.742 4.43 The C Programming Language (2nd Edition) de Brian W. Kernighan
0.736 3.77 Euclid's Window : The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace de Leonard Mlodinow
0.735 3.95 An Introduction to Error Analysis: The Study of Uncertainties in Physical Measurements de John R. Taylor
0.732 4.41 Origami Design Secrets: Mathematical Methods for an Ancient Art de Robert J. Lang
0.729 3.47 The Ig Nobel Prizes: The Annals of Improbable Research de Marc Abrahams
0.723 4.05 Neural Networks for Pattern Recognition de Christopher M. Bishop
0.722 4.05 Exploring Expect: a TCL-based Toolkit for Automating Interactive Programs de Don Libes
0.722 3.95 Number de Tobias Dantzig
0.7 4.41 The Annotated Alice de Lewis Carroll
0.698 4.39 On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related Systems de Kurt Gödel
0.697 4.08 Ever Since Darwin: Reflections on Natural History de Stephen Jay Gould
0.697 4.34 Thinking Physics: Practical Lessons in Critical Thinking de Lewis Carroll Epstein
0.694 3.83 Version Control with Subversion de C. Michael Pilato
0.69 3.16 Spaceland de Rudy Rucker
0.675 3.58 The Problems of Mathematics de Ian Stewart
0.665 4.28 Pattern Classification (2nd Edition) de Richard O. Duda
0.658 4.54 The Feynman lectures on physics [3-volume set] de Richard P. Feynman
0.658 4.34 Foundations of Statistical Natural Language Processing de Christopher D. Manning
0.635 4.61 The Princeton Companion to Mathematics de Timothy Gowers
0.634 4.12 An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications, Vol. 1 de William Feller
0.594 4.01 My Brain Is Open; The Mathematical Journeys of Paul Erdős de Bruce Schechter
0.586 4.52 Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: With Applications to Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Engineering de Steven H. Strogatz
0.575 4.2 A Guide to LaTeX: Document Preparation for Beginners and Advanced Users de Helmut Kopka
0.545 4.38 The World of Mathematics: A Small Library of the Literature of Mathematics from A'h-mose the Scribe to Albert Einstein de James R. Newman