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My 2021 Reading List

Saurav Maheshkar
Deep Learning Researcher
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My 2021 reading list (maybe overly ambitious). Let me know yours in the comments.


  • Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging by Erik R. Ranschaert, Sergey Morozov, Paul R. Algra
  • Bioinformatics Algorithms: An Active Learning Approach by Pavel A. Pevzner and Phillip Compeau. Vol I and II
  • Machine Learning in Medicine: A Complete Overview by Aeilko H. Zwinderman and Ton J. Cleophas
  • Primer to Analysis of Genomic Data in R by Cedric Gondro


  • Fundamental Astronomy by Hannu Karttunen
  • Essential Astrophysics by Kenneth R Lang
  • Cosmology for the Curious by Alexander Vilenkin and Delia Perlov


  • A First Course in Bayesian Statistical Methods by Peter D. Hoff
  • All of Statistics: A Concise Course in Statistical Inference by Larry A. Wasserman
  • Computational Bayesian Statistics: An Introduction by Carlos Daniel Paulino, M. Antónia Amaral Turkman, and Peter Muller
  • Discrete Probability Models and Methods: Probability on Graphs and Trees, Markov Chains and Random Fields, Entropy and Coding by Pierre Brémaud

Linear and Regression Modelling

  • Applied Regression Analysis by Harry Smith
  • Introduction to Linear Regression Analysis by Douglas C. Montgomery, Elizabeth A. Peck, and G. Geoffrey Vining
  • Advanced Linear Models for Data Science by Brian Caffo

Linear Algebra

  • Finite-dimensional vector spaces by Paul Halmos

Graph Theory

  • Introduction to Graph Theory by Robin J. Wilson
  • Introduction to Graph Theory by Richard J. Trudeau

Science Fiction (and some miscellaneous)

  • Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World by Bruce Schneier
  • Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
  • Life 3.0 by Max Tegmark
  • One Second After by William R. Forstchen
  • Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith
  • What Computers Can't Do by Hubert Dreyfus
  • Our Final Invention by James Barrat
  • The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
  • The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutsch
  • The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence by Amir Husain
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, Eoin Colfer, Thomas Tidholm
  • Advanced Problems in Mathematics: Preparing for University by Stephen Siklos


  • Mastering Software Development in R by Roger D. Peng, Sean Kross, and Brooke Anderson

Atheism / Belief

  • The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
  • The Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton
  • God is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens
  • The End of Faith by Sam Harris
  • The Portable Atheist by Christopher Hitchens

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