10 May 2006

Books for Hungry Minds

I just obtained a suggested reading list from Bain McKay, CEO and Chief Scientist of Kayvium, who gave a very-forward looking presentation on the semantic web in the context of a desktop application being capable of establishing and navigating semantically meaningful links between information sources.

Here's the list:

Semantic Technology
  1. Brian Nosek, U. o. V. (2005). Project Implicit. Internet, Harvard
  2. University , University of Virginia,University of Washington: Web Site.
  3. Daconta, Michael C. Obrst, Leo J. Smith, Kevin T. (2003).
  4. TheSemantic Web, Wiley Publishing Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
  5. Coveney, Peter and Highfield, Roger (1995). Frontiers of Complexity - The Search for Order in a Chaotic World, Fawcette Columbine, New York
  6. Cummings, R. C. a. D. D. Minds, Brains, and Computers - The Foundations of Cognitive Science - An Anthology - Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies, Blackwell Publishers Inc, Mass.
  7. Gottdeiner, M. Postmodern Semiotics - Material Culture and the Forms of Postmodern Life, Blackwell, Oxford UK & Cambridge USA.
  8. Institute, S. M. (2005). Protege. University of Standford , California.
  9. Holland, J. H. (1995). Hidden Order - How Adaptation Build Complexity, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.
  10. Sowa, J. F. Conceptual Structures - Information Processing in Mind and Machine, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.
  11. Monica Crubézy, S. U. S. M. I. (2005). The PSM Librarian tab plugin for Protégé, Internet.
  12. Sowa, J. F. (2000). Knowledge Representation - Logical, Philosophical and Computational Foundations, Brooks/Cole Thomson Learning.
  13. Sun, R. (2002). Duality Of Mind - A Bottom Up Approach TowardCognition, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers London.
  14. searchWebServices.com (2005). "BPEL." Internet.
  15. Terry Schurter, B. G. C. A. (2005) Standards, Methodologies and Frameworks Volume, DOI
  16. Advisor, E. (2004) Business Process Trends. Internet Volume, DOI (in pdf)
Cognitive Science
  1. Brown, A. S. (1987). Maximizing Memory Power, Stephen Kippur, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  2. Blum, Kenneth, PhD, Payne, James E. (1991). Alcohol and the Addictive Brain, The Free Press, A Division of Macmillan Inc, New York
  3. Bly, Benjamin Martin, Rumelhart, David E. (1999). Cognitive Science - Handbook of Perception and Cognition - Second Edition, Academic Press, New York
  4. Dennett, D. C. (1991). Consciousness Explained, Little, Brown and Company, New York
  5. Flesh, R. The Art of Plain Talk, Collier Books.
  6. Kotulak, R. Inside The Brain - Revolutionary Discoveries of How the Mind Works, Andrew and McNeel - A Universal Press Syndicate Company, Kansas City.
  7. LeDoux, J. (1996). The Emotional Brain, Simon & Schuster, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, 10020.
  8. LeDoux, J. (2002). Synaptic Self, Penguin Group - How the Brain Becomes Who we Are.
  9. Leiberman, P. Human Language - and Our Reptilian Brain, HarvardBusiness Press, New York
  10. Miller, J. G. Living Systems, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company.
  11. Penrose, Roger (1989). The Emporer's New mind - Concerning Computers, Minds and the Laws of Physics, Vintage, , Oxford University Press, London
  12. Pierce J. Howard, P. D. (2000). The Owner's Manual for The Brain - Everyday Applications from Mind-Brain Research, Bard Press.
  13. Pinker, S. The Language Instinct - How the Mind Creates Language, Harper Perennial.
  14. Richard M. Restak, M. D. (1979). The Brain - The Last Frontier, Warner Books.
  15. Rumelhart, B. M. B. a. D. E. (1999). Cognitive Science - Handbook of Perception and Cognition - Second Edition, Academic Press.
  16. Talbot, Michael (1991). The Holographic universe, Harper Perennial, New York
  17. Turkle, S. The Second Self - Computers and the Human Spirit, Simon and Schuster, New York.
  18. University of Massachusetts, A. (2005) Reinforcement Learning Repository.
Chaos and Complexity Theory
  1. Allison, S. K. a. M. A. (1999). The Complexity Advantage, McGraw-Hill.
  2. Davies, PAul (1995). About Time, A Touchstone Book, Published by Simon & Schuster, New York
  3. Davies, Paul and Gribbin, John (1992). The Matter Myth - Dramatic Discoveries Challenge Our Understanding of Physical Reality, A Touchstone Book, Published By Simon & Schuster, New York
  4. Dawkins, Richard (1999). The Extended Phenotype - The Long Reach of the Gene, Oxford university Press, New York
  5. Dawkins, Richard (1989). The Selfish Gene, Oxford University Press, New York
  6. Deutsch, David (1998). The Fabric of Reality, Penguin Books, 1998
  7. Ferguson, Marilyn (19800. The Aquarian Conspiracy - Personal and Social Transformation in the 1980s,J. P. Tarcher Inc, Los Angelos
  8. Gleck, J. (1987). "Chaos - Making A New Science."
  9. Gleick, J. (2000). FSTR JMS GLCK, Vintage Books - A Division of Random House. Inc New York.
  10. Hofstadter, Douglas (1979). Godel, Escher. Bach - An Eternal Golden Braid - A Metaphorical Fugue on Minds and Machines in the Spirit of Lewis Carroll, Vintage Books, A Division of Random House, New York
  11. Hofstadter, Douglas (1995). Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies - Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought, BasicBooks, A Division of Harper Collins Publishing, New York
  12. Johnson, Steven (2001). Emergence - The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities and Software, A Touchstone Book, Published by Simon & Schuster, New York
  13. Kanter, R. M. The Change Masters - Innovation for Productivity in the American Corporation, A Touchstone Book - Published by Simon & Schuster.
  14. Kim, Jaegwon and Sosa, Ernest (2002). Metaphysics - An Anthology, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts
  15. Kordis, D. L. a. P. (1988). Strategy of the Dolphin, Ballintine Books.
  16. May, R. E. N. a. E. R. Thinking in Time - The Uses of History for Decision Makers, The Free Press.
Science and Mathematics Theory (that one is for you Mikey!)
  1. Asimov, Isaac (1984). 'X' Stands For Unknown - Sixteen Fascinating New Essays on the Mysteries of the Universe, Avon Books, New York
  2. Berlinski, David. (1995). A Tour of Calculus, Vantage Books, A Division of Random House Inc, New York
  3. Chaitin, Gregory (2005), Meta Math - The Quest for OMEGA, Pantheon Books, New York
  4. Freiberger, D. M. a. P. Fuzzy Logic - The Revolutionary Computer Technology that is Changing The World, A Touchstone Book - Simon And Schuster, New York
  5. Feynman, Richard (1997). Six Not So Easy Pieces - Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry and Space-Time, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company Inc, Reading, Massachusetts
  6. Gullberg, Jan (1997). Mathematics - From the Birth of Numbers, W.W.Norton and Company, New York
  7. Kahanm B. Peter (19900. Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers - Linear and Nonlinear Systems, Dover Publications Inc, Mineola, New York
  8. Lamport, Leslie (2003). Specifying Systems - The TLA+ Language and Tool for Hardware and Software Engineers, Addison-Wesley, New Yorks
  9. Messiah, A. Quantum Mechanics - Two Volumes Bound As One, Dover Publications Inc, New York.
  10. Mlodinow, Leonard (2001). Euclid's Window - The Story of Geometry from Parallel Lines to Hyperspace, A Touchstone Book, Published by Simon & Schuster, New York
  11. Pappas, Theoni (1999), Mathematical Footprints - Discovering Mathematical Impressions All Around Us, Worldwide Publishing, Tetra, San Carlos, California
  12. Singh, Simon (1997). Fermat's Last Theorem, Fourth Estate, London
  13. Sticker, Henry (1945), How To Calculate Quickly, Dover Publications Inc
  14. Turner, Jonathan H. (1988). A Theory of Social Interaction, Stanford University Press, Stanford, California
  15. Wolfram, S. A New Kind Of Science, Wolfram Media Inc.
  16. Zek'dovich, Ya. B, and Raiser, Yu. P. (2002). Physics of Shock Waves and High-Temperature Hydrodynamic Phenomena, Dover Publications, Inc, Mineola, New York
Methods and Techniques
  1. Adler, M. J. (1940). How To Read A Book, Eleventh Paperback Printing, 1964.
  2. Byrley-Alen, Madelyn (1982). Listening - The Forgotten Skill, John Wiley & Son, New York
  3. Gini Graham Scott, P. D. (1987). Mind Power, Prentice-Hall International, Inc. London.
  4. Gladwell, Malcolm (2005). blink - The Power of Thinking Without Thinking,Little, Brown and Company,New York
  5. Kepner, Charles H.,Tregoe, Benjamin B. (1973). Problem Analysis and Decision Making, Kepner-Tregoe Ltd, Princeton, New Jersey
  6. Kepner, Charles H.,Tregoe, Benjamin B. (1965). The Rational Manager - A Systematic Approach to Problem Solving and Decision Making, Kepner-Tregoe Ltd, Princeton, New Jersey
  7. Sampson/Marthas Group Process for the Health Professions - Second Edition, John Wiley and Sons.
  8. Scott, Gini Graham, PhD. (1987). Mind Power - Picture Your Way to Business Success, Prentice-Hall Inc, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  9. Wycoff, J. (1987). Mindmapping, Berkley Books, New York.
  1. Bahan, Yogi PhD, Kalsa, Gurucharan Singh PhD. (1998). The Mind - Its Projections and Multiple Facets - 3 Functional Minds, 9 Aspects, 27 Projections, and 81 Facets, Kundalini Research Institute, Espanola, NM
  2. Capra, Fritoj (1999). The TAO of Physics - The Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism, Shambhala Publications Inc, Boston
  3. Ching, Tao Te (19630. Lao Tzu, Penguin Books, New York Glenn, Jim (1996). Scientific Genus - The Twenty Greatest Minds, Saraband Inc, Rowayton, CT
  4. Hawkins, S. On The Shoulders Of Giants, Running Press, Philadelphia, London.
  5. Russell, Bertrand (1985). ABC of Relativity, Unwin Paperbacks, London
  6. Russell, Bertrand (1987). Russell's Best, Unwin paperbacks, London
  7. Shapiro, Robert (1986). ORIGINS - A Skeptic's Guide to the Creation of Life on Earth, Summit Books, New York
  8. Whitehead, Alfred North (1938). Modes of Thought, The Free Press, MacMillan Publishing, Co inc, New york
  9. Griffith, S. B. SUN TZU - The Art of War, Oxford University Press.
  1. Covey, S. R. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, A Fireside Book - Simon & Schuster.
  2. Covey, S. R. Principle-Centered Leadership, Summit Books.
  3. Drucker, P. F. Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Practices and Principles, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York.
  4. Drucker, P. F. Management - Tasks. Responsibilities. Practices, Harper & Row, Publishers.
  5. Drucker, P. F. Post-Capitalist society, HarperBusiness.
  6. Micheal LeBoeuf, P. D. GMP - The Greatest Management Principle in the World, Berkley Books.
  7. Mintzberg, H. (1979). The Structuring of Organizations - The Theory of Management Policy Series, Prentice-Hall, N.J.
  8. Notron, R. S. K. a. D. P. The Balanced Scorecard - Translating Strategy into Action, Harvard Business School Press.
  9. Peter S. Pande, R. P. N., Roland.R. Cavanagh The Six Sigma Way, McGraw-Hill.