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Problem solving

  • Mathematical Modelling of Zombiesby Robert Smith?

    University of Ottawa Press 2014; US$ 37.99

    The zombie apocalypse could occur at any time. The best weapon? Braaaiiinnnsss! The apocalypse survival kit includes such essentials as: mathematical models; differential equations; individual-based modelling; zombie swarming; statistical estimation; fuzzy decision-making; network theory; discrete-time models; spatial diffusion of the undead; and... more...

  • Problem Posingby Stephen I. Brown; Marion I. Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    As a result of the editors' collaborative teaching at Harvard in the late 1960s, they produced a ground-breaking work -- The Art Of Problem Posing -- which related problem posing strategies to the already popular activity of problem solving. It took the concept of problem posing and created strategies for engaging in that activity as a central theme... more...

  • An Easy Path to Convex Analysis and Applicationsby Boris S. Mordukhovich; Nguyen Mau Nam

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 50.00

    Convex optimization has an increasing impact on many areas of mathematics, applied sciences, and practical applications. It is now being taught at many universities and being used by researchers of different fields. As convex analysis is the mathematical foundation for convex optimization, having deep knowledge of convex analysis helps students and... more...

  • Teaching and Learning Mathematical Problem Solvingby Edward A. Silver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 111.95

    A provocative collection of papers containing comprehensive reviews of previous research, teaching techniques, and pointers for direction of future study. Provides both a comprehensive assessment of the latest research on mathematical problem solving, with special emphasis on its teaching, and an attempt to increase communication across the active... more...

  • The Art of Problem Posing Second Editionby Stephen I. Brown; Marion I. Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Updated and expanded, this second edition satisfies the same philosophical objective as the first -- to show the importance of problem posing. Although interest in mathematical problem solving increased during the past decade, problem posing remained relatively ignored. The Art of Problem Posing draws attention to this equally important act and is... more...

  • Mathematisches Problemlösen und Beweisenby Daniel Grieser

    Springer 2012; US$ 19.95

    ?Standen Sie schon einmal vor einem mathematischen Problem oder einer kniffeligen Knobelaufgabe und hatten keine Idee für einen Lösungsansatz? Oder die Ideen gingen Ihnen auf halber Strecke aus? Ist Kreativität erlernbar?Hier setzt dieses Buch an: Der Autor bearbeitet Schritt für Schritt ausgewählte Probleme, die mit dem Schulwissen... more...

  • Übungsbuch Mathematik für Fachschule Technik und Berufskollegby Heinz Rapp; Jörg Matthias Rapp

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.95

    Dieses bungsbuch ist auf die Inhalte des Mathematikunterrichts an Fachschulen Technik zugeschnitten. Es f hrt gleichzeitig zur Fachhochschulreife und eignet sich hervorragend zur Vorbereitung auf das technische Studium an Fachhochschulen. Das didaktische Konzept, den Stoff anwendungsorientiert zu vermitteln, zieht sich konsequent durch das ganze Buch.... more...

  • Mathematical Modelling of Natural Systemsby Dieter M. Imboden; Stefan J. Pfenninger

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Systems and their mathematical description play an important role in all branches of science. This book offers an introduction to mathematical modeling techniques. It is intended for undergrad students in applied natural science, in particular earth and environmental science, environmental engineering, as well as ecology, environmental chemistry, chemical... more...

  • Making mathematics phenomenalby Dave Pratt

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    This lecture examines how careful design can ?phenomenalise? mathematics and support not only engagement but also focus on key ideas. more...

  • Maths Problem Solving Year 6by Catherine Yemm

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 20.49

    Maths Problem Solving – Year 6 is the sixth book in the Maths Problem Solving series. The books have been written for teachers to use during the numeracy lesson. They cover the ?solving problem' objectives from the numeracy framework. This book contains three chapters; Making decisions, Reasoning about numbers or shapes and Problems involving... more...