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- Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 9.99
We may remember their equations and discoveries from school, but do we remember who the men behind the maths were? From the theories of Pythagoras (and did you know he ran a secret brotherhood that studied maths, music and gymnastics?) to coining the term Googol, this title uncovers the mysteries of maths. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 51.99
During the Victorian era, industrial and economic growth led to a phenomenal rise in productivity and invention. That spirit of creativity and ingenuity was reflected in the massive expansion in scope and complexity of many scientific disciplines during this time, with subjects evolving rapidly and the creation of many new disciplines. The subject... more...
- Quercus 2013; US$ 12.95
Can you outrun a bullet? How do you build an electronic brain? Could you slow down time? How do you unleash chaos? From Plato?s classification of regular polyhedra to making a million on the stock market, How to Solve the Da Vinci Code gives you everything you need to understand how numbers work, and the impact they have on our lives every day. more...
- Quercus 2013; US$ 12.95
Paul Glendinning is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Manchester. He was founding Head of School for Mathematics at the combined University of Manchester and has published over fifty academic articles and an undergraduate textbook on chaos theory. Both simple and accessible, Math in Minutes is a visually led introduction to... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95
Markov processes are processes that have limited memory. In particular, their dependence on the past is only through the previous state. They are used to model the behavior of many systems including communications systems, transportation networks, image segmentation and analysis, biological systems and DNA sequence analysis, random atomic motion and... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 20.99
The abacus is as useful and effecient a machine today as it was when it was first created centures ago. Whether you're an expert in the latest computer technology or you're mastering arithmetic and word problems for the first time, it won't take long to learn the basics (and even the not-so-basics) of adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 14.95
"Steve Baker puts his finger on perhaps the most important cultural trend today: the explosion of data about every aspect of our world and the rise of applied math gurus who know how to use it." --Chris Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of Wired Magazine (Wired Magazine ) An urgent look at how a global math elite is predicting and altering our behavior... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 27.99
The epic battle over a mathematical concept that shook the old order and shaped the world as we know it On August 10, 1632, five leaders of the Society of Jesus convened in a somber Roman palazzo to pass judgment on a simple idea: that a continuous line is composed of distinct and limitlessly tiny parts. The doctrine would become the foundation... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This book is about philosophy, mathematics and logic, giving a philosophical account of Pluralism which is a family of positions in the philosophy of mathematics. There are four parts to this book, beginning with a look at motivations for Pluralism by way of Realism, Maddy?s Naturalism, Shapiro?s Structuralism and Formalism. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 29.99
Der Band enthält eine umfassende und problemorientierte Darstellung der antiken griechischen Mathematik von Thales bis zu Proklos Diadochus. Enzyklopädisch wird ein Querschnitt durch die griechische Mathematik geboten, wobei auch solche Werke von Wissenschaftlern ausführlich gewürdigt werden, von denen keine deutsche Übersetzung vorliegt. Zahlreiche... more...