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#### Mathematics and the Laws of Nature

Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 45.00Mathematics and the Laws of Nature, Revised Edition describes the evolution of the idea that nature can be described in the language of mathematics. Colorful chapters explore the earliest attempts to apply deductive methods to the study of the natural world. This revised resource goes on to examine the development of classical conservation laws, including... more...

#### Monomial Ideals

Springer London 2010; US$ 74.95This book demonstrates current trends in research on combinatorial and computational commutative algebra with a primary emphasis on topics related to monomial ideals. In the text, theory is complemented by a number of examples and exercises. more...

#### Fünf Minuten Mathematik

Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.99Das Buch enthält einen Querschnitt durch die moderne und alltägliche Mathematik. Die 100 Beiträge sind aus der Kolumne "Fünf Minuten Mathematik" hervorgegangen, in der verschiedene mathematische Gebiete in einer für Laien verständlichen Sprache behandelt wurden. Der Leser findet hier den mathematischen Hintergrund und viele attraktive Fotos zur Veranschaulichung... more...

#### Proper Group Actions and the Baum-Connes Conjecture

Birkhäuser Basel 2012; US$ 49.95A concise introduction to the techniques used to prove the Baum-Connes conjecture. The Baum-Connes conjecture predicts that the K-homology of the reduced C^*-algebra of a group can be computed as the equivariant K-homology of the classifying space for proper actions. The approach is expository, but it contains proofs of many basic results on topological... more...

#### Math for Life

Big Kid Science 2013; US$ 9.99How can we solve the national debt crisis? Should you or your child take on a student loan? Is it safe to talk on a cell phone while driving? Are there viable energy alternatives to fossil fuels? What could you do with a billion dollars? Could simple policy changes reduce political polarization? These questions may all seem very different, but they... more...

#### The Captains of Energy

Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2015; US$ 65.00In teaching an introduction to transport or systems dynamics modeling at the undergraduate level, it is possible to lose pedagogical traction in a sea of abstract mathematics. What the mathematical modeling of time-dependent system behavior offers is a venue in which students can be taught that physical analogies exist between what they likely perceive... more...

#### Mobile Learning and Mathematics

Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95Mobile Learning and Mathematics provides an overview of current research on how mobile devices are supporting mathematics educators in classrooms across the globe. Through nine case studies, chapter authors investigate the use of mobile technologies over a range of grade levels and mathematical topics, while connecting chapters provide a strong... more...

#### Introduction to Singularities

Springer Japan 2014; US$ 69.99This book is an introduction to singularities for graduate students and researchers. It is said that algebraic geometry originated in the seventeenth century with the famous work Discours de la méthode pour bien conduire sa raison, et chercher la vérité dans les sciences by Descartes. In that book he introduced coordinates to the study of geometry.... more...

#### Fleeting Footsteps

World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 75.00The Hindu?Arabic numeral system (1, 2, 3,...) is one of mankind's greatest achievements and one of its most commonly used inventions. How did it originate? Those who have written about the numeral system have hypothesized that it originated in India; however, there is little evidence to support this claim. This book provides considerable evidence... more...