Books in Stephen Wolfram's Library

Books in Stephen Wolfram’s library that were used during the creation of A New Kind of Science (Wolfram, 2002).

This is not Stephen Wolfram’s complete library; only books used in one way or another for A New Kind of Science.

ISBNs for books were converted to OpenLibrary IDs, from which additional properties were deduced.

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Examples

Basic Examples

Retrieve the resource:

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ResourceObject["Books in Stephen Wolfram's Library"]
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Retrieve the default content:

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ResourceData["Books in Stephen Wolfram's Library"]
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Show information on the first book in the dataset:

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ResourceData["Books in Stephen Wolfram's Library"][1]
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Find the total number of books in the dataset:

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Length[ResourceData["Books in Stephen Wolfram's Library"]]
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Find the distribution of their publication dates:

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DateHistogram[
 DeleteMissing@
  ResourceData["Books in Stephen Wolfram's Library"][[All, "Year"]]]
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A word cloud of book titles:

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WordCloud[
 StringRiffle[
  Normal[ResourceData["Books in Stephen Wolfram's Library"][All, 
    "Title"]]]]
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Plot the publication locations, as derived from OpenLibrary:

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GeoListPlot[
 Normal@Flatten@
   ResourceData["Books in Stephen Wolfram's Library"][All, 
    "PublicationLocations"]]
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Wolfram Research, "Books in Stephen Wolfram's Library" from the Wolfram Data Repository. (2017) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.40873.data

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