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#### Fleeting Footsteps

World Scientific Publishing Company 1992; US$ 42.00The 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... more...

#### The Handy Math Answer Book

Visible Ink Press 2012; US$ 18.95From modern-day challenges such as balancing a checkbook, following the stock market, buying a home, and figuring out credit card finance charges to appreciating historical developments by Pythagoras, Archimedes, Newton, and other mathematicians, this engaging resource addresses more than 1,000 questions related to mathematics. Organized into chapters... more...

#### Why Do Buses Come in Threes?

Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 6.13With a foreword by Tim Rice, this book will change the way you see the world. Why is it better to buy a lottery ticket on a Friday? Why are showers always too hot or too cold? And what's the connection between a rugby player taking a conversion and a tourist trying to get the best photograph of Nelson's Column? These and many other fascinating questions... more...

#### Study Guide for College Algebra and Trigonometry

Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95Study Guide for College Algebra and Trigonometry is a supplement material to the basic text, College Algebra and Trigonometry. It is written to assist the student in learning mathematics effectively. The book provides detailed solutions to exercises found in the text. Students are encouraged to use these solutions to find a way to approach a problem.... more...

#### Hilbertian Kernels and Spline Functions

Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95In this monograph, which is an extensive study of Hilbertian approximation, the emphasis is placed on spline functions theory. The origin of the book was an effort to show that spline theory parallels Hilbertian Kernel theory, not only for splines derived from minimization of a quadratic functional but more generally for splines considered as piecewise... more...

#### Sets: Naïve, Axiomatic and Applied

Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95Sets: Naïve, Axiomatic and Applied is a basic compendium on naïve, axiomatic, and applied set theory and covers topics ranging from Boolean operations to union, intersection, and relative complement as well as the reflection principle, measurable cardinals, and models of set theory. Applications of the axiom of choice are also discussed, along with... more...

#### Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers

Basic Books 2015; US$ 16.99At its heart, mathematics is about numbers, our fundamental tools for understanding the world. In Professor Stewart?s Incredible Numbers , Ian Stewart offers a delightful introduction to the numbers that surround us, from the common (Pi and 2) to the uncommon but no less consequential (1.059463 and 43,252,003,274,489,856,000). Along the way, Stewart... more...

#### Instrumente der Wissensvermittlung im Mathematikunterricht

Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99Im Zeitalter von Smartphone und Computer, Graphikfähigem Taschenrechner und Computer Algebra System, Tabellenkalkulation und Dynamischer Geometriesoftware etc. gibt es auch gute Gründe, warum sich das Interesse am Einsatz historischer mathematischer Instrumente heute noch lohnt. Geht es darüber hinaus um den Einsatz derartiger Geräte im heutigen Mathematikunterricht,... more...

#### Machine Learning with R Cookbook

Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 47.99If you want to learn how to use R for machine learning and gain insights from your data, then this book is ideal for you. Regardless of your level of experience, this book covers the basics of applying R to machine learning through to advanced techniques. While it is helpful if you are familiar with basic programming or machine learning concepts, you... more...

#### Spatial and Spatio-temporal Bayesian Models with R - INLA

Wiley 2015; US$ 90.95Dedication iii Preface ix 1 Introduction 1 1.1 Why spatial and spatio-temporal statistics? 1 1.2 Why do we use Bayesian methods for modelling spatial and spatio-temporal structures? 2 1.3 Why INLA? 3 1.4 Datasets 3 2 Introduction to 21 2.1 The language 21 2.2 objects 22 2.3 Data and session management 34 2.4 Packages 35 2.5 Programming... more...