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#### Beliefs: A Hidden Variable in Mathematics Education?

Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 99.00This book focuses on aspects of mathematical beliefs, from a variety of different perspectives. Current knowledge of the field is synthesized and existing boundaries are extended. The volume is intended for researchers in the field, as well as for mathematics educators teaching the next generation of students. more...

#### Didactics of Mathematics as a Scientific Discipline

Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 299.00Didactics of Mathematics as a Scientific Discipline describes the state of the art in a new branch of science. Starting from a general perspective on the didactics of mathematics, the 30 original contributions to the book, drawn from 10 different countries, go on to identify certain subdisciplines and suggest an overall structure or `topology'... more...

#### Abel?s Theorem in Problems and Solutions

Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 149.00Do formulas exist for the solution to algebraical equations in one variable of any degree like the formulas for quadratic equations? The main aim of this book is to give new geometrical proof of Abel's theorem, as proposed by Professor V.I. Arnold. The theorem states that for general algebraical equations of a degree higher than 4, there are no formulas... more...

#### Elements of Applied Bifurcation Theory

Springer New York 2008; US$ 99.00The favorable reaction to the ?rst edition of this book con?rmed that the publication of such an application-oriented text on bifurcation theory of dynamical systems was well timed. The selected topics indeed cover - jor practical issues of applying the bifurcation theory to ?nite-dimensional problems. This new edition preserves the structure of the... more...

#### Affine Hecke Algebras and Orthogonal Polynomials

Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 116.00 US$ 95.12First account of a theory, created by Macdonald, of a class of orthogonal polynomial, which is related to mathematical physics. more...

#### Surveys in Combinatorics 2003

Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 104.00 US$ 85.28Survey papers from British Combinatorial Conference. Researchers and graduates will find much to inspire future work. more...

#### Fundamentals of Matrix Computations

Wiley 2004; US$ 151.00 US$ 130.87A significantly revised and improved introduction to a critical aspect of scientific computation Matrix computations lie at the heart of most scientific computational tasks. For any scientist or engineer doing large-scale simulations, an understanding of the topic is essential. Fundamentals of Matrix Computations, Second Edition explains matrix computations... more...

#### A First Graduate Course in Abstract Algebra

Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 115.95Since abstract algebra is so important to the study of advanced mathematics, it is critical that students have a firm grasp of its principles and underlying theories before moving on to further study. To accomplish this, they require a concise, accessible, user-friendly textbook that is both challenging and stimulating. A First Graduate Course in Abstract... more...

#### Representations and Characters of Groups

Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 64.00 US$ 52.48This is the second edition of the popular textbook on representation theory of finite groups. more...

#### Elementary Number Theory, Group Theory and Ramanujan Graphs

Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24A self-contained treatment of expander graphs which are important in computer science, engineering and mathematics. more...