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Mathematics; History

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  • A Primer of Analytic Number Theoryby Jeffrey Stopple

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 52.00

    An undergraduate-level 2003 introduction whose only prerequisite is a standard calculus course. more...

  • Lösbarkeit von Gleichungen höheren Grades: Geschichte - Historische Verfahren - Neue Verfahrenby Gudrun Otto

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 28.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Auffinden von Lösungen für Gleichungen höheren Grades beschäftigt Mathematiker aller Regionen und aller Epochen seit nun mehr ca. 4000 Jahren und ist sogar namensgebend für eines der wichtigsten Teilgebiete der Mathematik. Die Bezeichnung Algebra ist abgeleitet aus dem Titel des Buchs Hisab al-gabr w'al muqabala ("Über die... more...

  • Mathematics and the Laws of Natureby John Tabak

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Examining the pioneering ideas, works, and applications that have made math the language of science, Mathematics and the Laws of Nature looks at the many ways in which so-called ''pure'' math has been used in the applied sciences. For example, the volume explores how mathematical theories contributed to the development of Kepler's laws of planetary... more...

  • Mathematics and the Historian's Craftby Michael Kinyon; Glen van Brummelen

    Springer New York 2006; US$ 139.00

    The Kenneth May Lectures have never before been published in book form Important contributions to the history of mathematics by well-known historians of science Should appeal to a wide audience due to its subject area and accessibility more...

  • Solving Polynomial Equationsby Alicia Dickenstein; Ioannis Z. Emiris

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 129.00

    Provides an introduction to modern mathematical aspects in computing with multivariate polynomials and in solving algebraic systems. This book presents several symbolic, numeric, and symbolic-numeric techniques, including algorithmic methods in algebraic geometry and computational algebra, complexity issues, and a range of applications. more...

  • Mathematicians and Their Timesby L. Young

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 255.00

    Mathematicians and Their Times more...

  • Mathematics Emergingby Jacqueline Stedall

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 124.99

    This book examines the development of mathematics from the late 16th Century to the end of the 19th Century. Each chapter will focus on a particular topic and outline its history with the provision of facsimiles of primary source material along with explanatory notes and modern interpretations. - ;Aimed at students and researchers in Mathematics, History... more...

  • Combinatorial Set Theoryby P. Erdös; A. Máté; A. Hajnal; P. Rado

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 140.75

    This work presents the most important combinatorial ideas in partition calculus and discusses ordinary partition relations for cardinals without the assumption of the generalized continuum hypothesis. A separate section of the book describes the main partition symbols scattered in the literature. A chapter on the applications of the combinatorial methods... more...

  • A History of Mathematicsby Luke Hodgkin

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 52.99

    A History of Mathematics: From Mesopotamia to Modernity covers the evolution of mathematics through time and across the major Eastern and Western civilizations. It begins in Babylon, then describes the trials and tribulations of the Greek mathematicians. The important, and often neglected, influence of both Chinese and Islamic mathematics is covered... more...

  • Mathematics in Western Cultureby Morris Kline

    Oxford University Press, USA 1964; US$ 33.99

    This book gives a remarkably fine account of the influences mathematics has exerted on the development of philosophy, the physical sciences, religion, and the arts in Western life. more...