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2015

Review of Mathematics without Apologies: Portrait of a Problem Vocation by Michael Harris

Davis, E. Mar 2015 SIAM News

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Mathematics
Occupations
2014

Review of An Empirical Perespective on Representing Time by A. Scheuerman et. al

Davis, E. Aug 1 2014 Computing Reviews, CR142757

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Review of Case-Based Reasoning: A Textbook by M. Richter and R. Weber

Davis, E. Jan 27 2014 Computing Reviews, CR141932

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Case-based reasoning

Review of How Not To Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg

Davis, E. Sep 2014 SIAM News

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Jordan

Review of Three views of logic: Mathematics, Philosophy, and Computer Science by D. Loveland, R. Hodel, and S.G. Sterrett

Davis, E. Apr 17 2014 Computing Reviews, CR142187

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Computer science
Logic

Review of Who's Bigger? Where Historical Figures Really Rank by S. Skiena and C. Ward

Davis, E. Mar 2014 SIAM News

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Figure
Rank of a matrix
2013

Review of "Exploiting qualitative spatial reasoning for topological adjustment of spacial data," by Jan Oliver Wallgrun, ACM SIGSPATIAL GIS 2012

Davis, E. Jan 2013 Computing Reviews, CR140872

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Qualitative spatial reasoning
Adjustment

Review of Jane Austin: Game Theorist by Michael Chwe

Davis, E. Sep 2013 SIAM News

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Game

Review of Newton and the Origin of Civilization by Jed Z. Buchwald and Mordechai Feingold

Davis, E. May 1 2013 SIAM News

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Review of Probaby Approximately Correct by Leslie Valiant

Davis, E. Oct 2013 SIAM News

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Review of special issue of Artificial Intelligence on AI and Wikipedia vol. 194 No. 1 edited by E. Hovy, R. Navigli, and S.P. Ponzetto

Davis, E. Feb 8 2013 Computing Reviews, CR140920

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Wikipedia
Artificial intelligence

What Nate Silver gets wrong : Review of The Noise and the Signal by Nate Silver

Marcus, G. & Davis, E. Jan 25 2013 New Yorker (on-line edition)

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Silver
2012

Review of Chasing Venus: The Race to Measure the Heavens by Andrea Wulf

Davis, E. 2012 SIAM News, July/August

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Review of Computation and its Limits by Paul Cockshott, Lewis Mackenzie and Greg Michaelson

Davis, E. Nov 2012 SIAM News

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Review of In Pursuit of the Travelling Salesman: Mathematics at the Limits of Computation by William Cook

Davis, E. May 2012 SIAM News

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Travelling salesman
Pursuit

Review of Nine Algorithms that Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas that Drive Today's Computers by John MacCormick

Davis, E. Mar 2012 SIAM News

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Review of "Robust Grasping Under Object Pose Uncertainty" by Kaijen Hsaio, Leslie Pack Kaelbling and Tomas Lozano-Perez, Autonomous Robots 2011, 31:253-268

Davis, E. Apr 2012 Computing Reviews, CR140061

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Autonomous robots
Grasping
Uncertainty
2011

Review of "A note on a generalization of the muddy children problem" by N. Gierasimczuk and J. Szymanik, TARK 13, 2011

Davis, E. Sep 9 2011 Computing Reviews, 139441

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Review of Galileo by J.L. Hielbron

Davis, E. May 2011 SIAM News, 44, 4

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Review of Geometry Revealed: A Jacob's Ladder to Modern Higher Geometry by Marcel Berger

Davis, E. Sep 2011 SIAM News, 44, 7

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Higher geometry

Review of Language Technology for Cultural Heritage: Selected Papers From the LaTeCH Workshop Series edited by C. Sporleder, Antal van den Bosch and K. Zervanou

Davis, E. Nov 2 2011 Computing Reviews, Review #139550

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Cultural heritage
Series

Review of Metareasoning: Thinking about Thinking edited by Michael Cox and Anita Raja

Davis, E. Aug 12 2011 Computing Reviews, 139347

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Review of The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by Jeames Gleick

Davis, E. Aug 17 2011 TLS - The Times Literary Supplement, 5655-6, p. 10

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

History
2010

Review of Donald Michie on Machine Intelligence, Biology and More edited by Ashwin Srinivasan

Davis, E. Jul 16 2010 TLS - The Times Literary Supplement, p. 27

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Biology

Review of In The Land of Invented Languages by Aika Okrent

Davis, E. Jun 2010 SIAM News, p. 4,6

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Review of The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways They Deceive Us by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons

Davis, E. 2010 In : American Scientist. 98, p. 428-430

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Review of The Roads to Infinity: The Mathematics of Truth and Proof by John Stillwell

Davis, E. Oct 2010 SIAM News, 43, 8, p. 6.7

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Mathematics
Infinity
2005
2002

Resolution of singularities: Review of a book by H. Hauser et al.

Tschinkel, Y. & Bogomolov, F. 2002 In : Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society. 39, p. 95-100

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

2001
Textbooks
Learning systems
1999

Commentary: Guide to Axiomatizing Domains in First Order Logic, E. Sandewall (ed.)

Davis, E. Mar 8 1999 Electronic Newsletter about Reasoning about Actions and Change, 99002

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

1996

Gödel, Escher, Bach redux

Davis, E. Jun 1996 In : IEEE Expert-Intelligent Systems and their Applications. 11, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

1994

Review of Qualitative Reasoning by Benjamin Kuipers, MIT Press

Davis, E. 1994 In : IEEE Expert-Intelligent Systems and their Applications. 9, 6, p. 175-179

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

1992

Review of "Direct and inverse problems: Potentials in quantum scattering", by B. Zakhariev and A. Suzko

Deift, P. 1992 In : SIAM Review. 34, 1, p. 141-142

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Inverse problems
Scattering

Review of Mirror Worlds by David Gelernter, Oxford University Press

Davis, E. 1992 SIAM News, 25 , 3, p. 6

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Mirror
1980

Extremal Graph Theory by Bela Bollobas (book review)

Spencer, J. 1980 In : Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society. 2, p. 492-496

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Graph theory