The following bibliography, of mostly books, provides some indication of the nature and extent of my study.
"The man who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them."
"You will get little or nothing from the printed if you bring it nothing but your eye."
Walter Pitkin Art of Rapid Reading
Gazzaniga,M.S (2004), The Cognitive Neurosciences III. The MIT Press. ✔
Rao,M. & Jacobson,M. eds (2005), Developmental Neurobiology. Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers
Klain,D. & Rota,G (1997), Introduction To Geometric Probability (Lezioni Lincee). Cambridge University Press
Plaskota,L. (1996), Noisy Information and Computational Complexity. Cambridge University Press.
Hofstadter,D. (1995), Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies. Basic Books.
"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants."
Isaac Newton (1676)
Self Organising Systems
"All warfare is based in deception."
Sun Tzu The Art of War
"... throughout the ages, effective results in war have rarely been attained unless the approach has had such indirectness as to ensure the opponent's unreadyness to meet it. The indirectness has usually been physical, and always psychological."
B. H. Liddell Hart (1954) Strategy.
Boar,B.H. (1997), Strategic Thinking for Information Technology. Wiley Computer Publishing.
D'Averni,R.A. (1994), Hyper-Competition. The Free Press.
Gray,A.M. (1989), Warfighting, The US Marine Corps book of Strategy. Currency Doubleday. ✔✔
Griffith,S.B. (1963), Sun Tzu: The Art of War. Oxford Paperbacks. ✔
Kaufman,S. (1994), Book of Five Rings. Tuttle Publishing, Boston.
Lawrence,T.E. (1926), Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Anchor Books.
Liddell,H. (1991), Strategy. Penguin Books. ✔
Machiavelli,N. (1984), The Prince. Bantam Classics
Mitnick,K.D. and William,s.L. and Wosniak,S. (2002), The Art of Deception. Wiley.
Azimov,I. (1988), The Relativity of Wrong. Oxford, Oxford University Press
Azimov,I. (1983), The Roving Mind. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Brockman,J. (2006), What We Believe but Cannot Prove. Harper Perennial.
Gleick,J. (1992), Genius Richard Feynman and modern Physics. London, Abacus.
Gribbin,J. (1986), In Search of the Big Bang. Billing & Sons.
Hawking,S.W. (1988), A brief History of Time. Bantam Books.
Hesse,H. (1943), The Glass Bead Game. Bantam Books.
Johnson,G. (2003), A Shortcut Through Time : The Path to the Quantum Computer. Knopf.
Kirwan,A.D. (2000), Mother Nature's Two Laws: Ringmasters for Circus Earth Worldscientific.
Suzuki,R. and Knudtson,P. (1988), Genethics. Allen & Unwin Australia.
Warner,R. (1958), The Greek Philosophers. New American Library, Library of Congress 58-12836
Everest,F.A. (1994), The Master Handbook of Acoustics (3rd Edition). Tab Books. ✔
Gamma,E. & Helm,Richard. & Johnson,R. & Vlissides,J. (1995), Design Patterns. Addison-Wesley
Gerhart,P.M. and Gross,R.J. (1985), Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company
Meriam,J.L (1980), Engineering Mechanics Volume 2 - Dynamics.
Molian,S. (1982), Mechanism Design. Cambridge University Press
Ozisik,M.Necati. (1985), Heat Transfer - A Basic Approach. McGraw-Hill Book Company
Singiresu,S.Rao (1986), Mechanical Vibrations. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company
Sorenson,H.A. (1983), Energy Conversion Systems. John Wiley & Sons
Staniforth,A. (1988), Competition Car Suspension: Design-Construction-Tuning. Somerset, Haynes Publications Inc.
Timoshenko,S.P. and Goodier,J.N. (1982), Theory of Elasticity - Third Edition. McGraw-Hill Book Company
Adams,S. (1996), The Dilbert Principal. Harper Business.
Blanchard,K. & Johnson,S. (1983), The One Minute Manager. Harper Collins Publisher.
Gates,B. (1999), Business @ the speed of thought. Penguin books.
Goldratt,E.M. and Cox,J. (1992), The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement. North River Press.
Collins,J. (2001), Good to Great. HarperCollins Publishers. ✔✔
Connelly,R. and Mosimann,R. (1999), The Multidimensional Manager. Cognos
Connelly,R. and Mosimann,R. (1999), The Multidimensional Organisation. Cognos
Hanan,H. &Karp,P. (1991), Competing on Value. AMACOM.
Hargroves,K. and Smith,M.H. (2005), The Natural Advantage Of Nations. Earthscan Publications.
Pritchett,P. (), New Work Habits for a Rapidly Changing World. Pritchett & Associates
Ries,A. and Trout,J. (1993), The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing. Harper Collins Publishers.
Semler,R. (1995), Maverick : The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace. Warner Books. ✔
Ali,T. (2002), The Clash of the Fundamentalists. Verso.
Dawkins,R. (2006), The God Delusion. Bantam Press.
Friedman,T.L. (2006), The World is Flat. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Kimlicka,W. (2002), Contempory Political Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
Mandela,N. (1994), Long Walk to Freedom. Abacus.
Meyer,R. (2000), Living the Dream, The Story of Victor Smorgan New Holland.
Smart,N. (1998), The Worlds Religions. Cambridge Press. ✔
Thaler,R.T. & Sunstein,C.R. (2008), Nudge. Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth and Happiness. Penguin Books.
The Reading Stack
The books at the top keep the dust off those lower down.
Andreson,P. & Morris,R. & Amaral,D. & Bliss,T. & O'Keefe,J. eds (2007), The Hippocampus Book. Oxford University Press.
De Bono,E. (1992), Teach your child how to think. Penguin Books.
Von Clausewitz,C. (1968), On War. Penguin.
Traub,J.F. & Wasilkowski,G.W. & Wozniakowski,H. (1988), Information-Based Complexity. Academic Press.
Yamaguti,M. & Hata,M. & Kigami,J. (1993), Mathematics of Fractals. American Mathematical Society
Dayan,P. & Abbott,L.F (2001), Theoretical Neuroscience - Computational and Mathematical Modelling of Neural Systems. The MIT Press.
McLeod,P. and Plunkett,K. and Rolls,R,T. (1998), Introduction to Connectionist Modelling of Cognitive Processes. Oxford University Press.
Lucky,R. (1989), Silicon Dreams. St Martin's Press.
Gonnet,G.H. & Baeza-Yates,R. (1991) Handbook of Algorithms and Data Structures in Pascal and C. Addison-Wesley Pub.
Ming,L. & Vitanyi,P. (1997), An Introduction to Kolmogorov Complexity and Its Application. Springer.
Ashby,W.R. (1956), An Introduction to Cybernetics. Chapman & Hall, London.
Maxwell,C.W Hyman,S.E Shooter,E.M Stevens,C.F (2001), Annual Review of Neuroscience: 2001. Annual Reviews.
Mason,D.J. & Kohn,M.L. (2001), The Memory Workbook. New Harbinger Publications.
Hyerle,D. (2004), Student Successes With Thinking Maps. Corwin Press
Osborne,M.J. (1990), Bargaining and Markets. Academic Press Inc.
Kaplan,R.S. and Norton,D.P. (2001) The Strategy Focused Organisation. Harvard Business School Press.
Porter,M.E. (1985), Competitive Advantage : Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance. Free Press.
Rifkin,J. (2000) The Age of Access. New York, Penguin Putnam Inc.
Ford,K.W. and Hewitt,P. (2005), The Quantum World : Quantum Physics for Everyone. Harvard University Press
Shermer,M. (2005), Science Friction : Where the Known Meets the Unknown. Times Books