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#### Robert Recorde

Springer 2011; US$ 129.00The 16th-Century intellectual Robert Recorde is chiefly remembered for introducing the equals sign into algebra, yet the greater significance and broader scope of his work is often overlooked. This book presents an authoritative and in-depth analysis of the man, his achievements and his historical importance. This scholarly yet accessible work examines... more...

#### Iris Runge

Springer 2012; US$ 149.00This book concerns the origins of mathematical problem solving at the internationally active Osram and Telefunken Corporations during the golden years of broadcasting and electron tube research. The woman scientist Iris Runge, who received an interdisciplinary education at the University of Gottingen, was long employed as the sole mathematical authority... more...

#### R and MATLAB

CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95The First Book to Explain How a User of R or MATLAB Can Benefit from the Other In today?s increasingly interdisciplinary world, R and MATLAB ® users from different backgrounds must often work together and share code. R and MATLAB ® is designed for users who already know R or MATLAB and now need to learn the other platform. The book makes... more...

#### Benford's Law

Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 75.00Benford?s law states that the leading digits of many data sets are not uniformly distributed from one through nine, but rather exhibit a profound bias. This bias is evident in everything from electricity bills and street addresses to stock prices, population numbers, mortality rates, and the lengths of rivers. Here, Steven Miller brings together many... more...

#### R For Dummies

Wiley 2015; US$ 23.99Mastering R has never been easier Picking up R can be tough, even for seasoned statisticians and data analysts. R For Dummies , 2 nd Edition provides a quick and painless way to master all the R you'll ever need. Requiring no prior programming experience and packed with tons of practical examples, step-by-step exercises, and sample code, this... more...

#### Carl Friedrich Gauß und Christopher Hansteen

De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00The Göttingen mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss and the Norwegian astronomer and physicist Christopher Hansteen engaged in a lively correspondence, which lasted from 1832 until Gauss?s death in 1855. For the first time, this book offers a critical edition of the surviving letters. A key theme is research on the earth?s magnetism, a field... more...

#### MacLaurin's Physical Dissertations

Springer 2007; US$ 119.00The Scottish mathematician Colin MacLaurin (1698-1746) is known for developing and extending Newton's work in calculus, geometry and gravitation; his "Treatise of Fluxions" was the first exposition of Newton's methods. This book presents these important works in translation, preceded by a translation of MacLaurin's MA dissertation... more...

#### Statistics in a Nutshell

O'Reilly Media 2009; US$ 27.99Need to learn statistics as part of your job, or want some help passing a statistics course? Statistics in a Nutshell is a clear and concise introduction and reference that's perfect for anyone with no previous background in the subject. This book gives you a solid understanding of statistics without being too simple, yet without the numbing complexity... more...

#### The Oxford Handbook of Applied Bayesian Analysis

Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 149.99Bayesian analysis has developed rapidly in applications in the last two decades and research in Bayesian methods remains dynamic and fast-growing. Dramatic advances in modelling concepts and computational technologies now enable routine application of Bayesian analysis using increasingly realistic stochastic models, and this drives the adoption of... more...