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#### Eigenvalues, Inequalities, and Ergodic Theory

Springer London 2006; US$ 81.64The first and only book to make this research available in the West Concise and accessible: proofs and other technical matters are kept to a minimum to help the non-specialist Each chapter is self-contained to make the book easy-to-use more...

#### Raising Achievement in Secondary Mathematics

McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 42.00Shows how well-meant teaching strategies and approaches can in practice exacerbate underachievement in maths by making inappropriate demands on learners. As well as criticizing some of the teaching and grouping practices that are considered normal in many schools, this book also offers an alternative view of attainment and capability. more...

#### Basic Notions of Algebra

Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 130.64§22. K-theory 230 A. Topological X-theory 230 Vector bundles and the functor Vec(X). Periodicity and the functors KJX). K(X) and t the infinite-dimensional linear group. The symbol of an elliptic differential operator. The index theorem. B. Algebraic K-theory 234 The group of classes of projective modules. K , K and K of a ring. K of a field and o... more...

#### Handbook of Geometric Topology

Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 305.00Geometric Topology is a foundational component of modern mathematics, involving the study of spacial properties and invariants of familiar objects such as manifolds and complexes. This volume, which is intended both as an introduction to the subject and as a wide ranging resouce for those already grounded in it, consists of 21 expository surveys... more...

#### Italian Mathematics Between the Two World Wars

Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 108.86During the first decades of the last century Italian mathematics was considered to be the third national school due to its importance and the high level of its numerous - searchers. The decision to organize the 1908 International Congress of Mathematicians in Rome (after those in Paris and Heidelberg) confirmed this position. Qualified Italian universities... more...

#### The Algebra of Secondary Cohomology Operations

Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 108.86The algebra of primary cohomology operations computed by the well-known Steenrod algebra is one of the most powerful tools of algebraic topology. This book computes the algebra of secondary cohomology operations which enriches the structure of the Steenrod algebra in a new and unexpected way. The book solves a long-standing problem on the algebra... more...

#### Extremum Problems for Eigenvalues of Elliptic Operators

Birkhäuser Basel 2006; US$ 46.80Problems linking the shape of a domain or the coefficients of an elliptic operator to the sequence of its eigenvalues are among the most fascinating of mathematical analysis. In this book, we focus on extremal problems. For instance, we look for a domain which minimizes or maximizes a given eigenvalue of the Laplace operator with various boundary... more...

#### Frontiers Of Applied Mathematics

World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 136.00This volume brings together articles on the mathematical aspects of life sciences, astrophysics, and nonlinear wave problems. It covers theoretical problems associated with the nervous system, drosophila embryos, protein folding, biopolymers, protoplanetary disks and extrasolar planets, gaseous disks, spiral galaxies, dark matter dynamics, star formation,... more...

#### Semigroups And Formal Languages

World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 118.00This festschrift volume in honour of Donald B McAlister on the occasion of his 65th birthday presents papers from leading researchers in semigroups and formal languages. The contributors cover a number of areas of current interest: from pseudovarieties and regular languages to ordered groupoids and one-relator groups, and from semigroup algebras to... more...

#### Einführung in die Kombinatorik

De Gruyter 2003; US$ 38.05Ziel des Buches ist eine elementare Einführung in ausgewählte Teile der Kombinatorik. Dabei werden zusätzlich zur Darstellung der Grundlagen in jedem Kapitel exemplarisch einige tiefer liegende Resultate vollständig bewiesen. Das Buch will dem interessierten Nichtspezialisten den Reiz der Kombinatorik nahe bringen, ohne eine systematische... more...