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  • Fünf Minuten Mathematikby Ehrhard Behrends

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.95

    Das 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... more...

  • The Tower of Hanoi – Myths and Mathsby Andreas M. Hinz; Sandi Klav?ar; Uro? Milutinovic; Ciril Petr

    Springer 2013; US$ 44.95

    This is the first comprehensive monograph on the mathematical theory of the solitaire game “The Tower of Hanoi” which was invented in the 19th century by the French number theorist Édouard Lucas. The book comprises a survey of the historical development from the game’s predecessors up to recent research in mathematics and applications... more...

  • A Lifetime of Puzzlesby Erik D. Demaine; Martin L. Demaine; Tom Rodgers

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Martin Gardner has entertained the world with his puzzles for decades and inspired countless mathematicians and scientists. As he rounds out another decade, his colleagues are paying him tribute with this special collection that contains contributions from some of the most respected puzzlemasters, magicians and mathematicians, including: - John H.... more...

  • Fleeting Footstepsby Lam Lay Yong; Ang Tian Se

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1992; US$ 42.00

    The 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 Bookby Patricia Barnes-Svarney; Thomas E Svarney

    Visible Ink Press 2012; US$ 18.95

    From 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?by Rob Eastaway

    Pavilion Books Company Limited 2014; US$ 6.13

    With 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...

  • R High Performance Programmingby Aloysius Lim; William Tjhi

    Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 17.99

    This book is for programmers and developers who want to improve the performance of their R programs by making them run faster with large data sets or who are trying to solve a pesky performance problem. more...

  • R Data Visualization Cookbookby Atmajitsinh Gohil

    Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 26.99

    If you are a data journalist, academician, student or freelance designer who wants to learn about data visualization, this book is for you. Basic knowledge of R programming is expected. more...

  • Mastering Scientific Computing with Rby Paul Gerrard; Radia M. Johnson

    Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 29.99

    If you want to learn how to quantitatively answer scientific questions for practical purposes using the powerful R language and the open source R tool ecosystem, this book is ideal for you. It is ideally suited for scientists who understand scientific concepts, know a little R, and want to be able to start applying R to be able to answer empirical... more...