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- Springer New York 2015; US$ 179.00
This book analyzes the contribution of a problem posing approach to teaching mathematics, including discussion of its impact on the development of theoretical frameworks, teaching practices and research on mathematical problem posing over the last 50 years. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 69.99
Vor dem Hintergrund der aktuellen Diskussion zur Lehrerprofessionalität geht Hannah Heinrichs der Frage nach, wie diagnostische Kompetenzen von (angehenden) Lehrkräften effektiv gefördert werden können. Die Autorin konzentriert sich dabei auf die fehlerdiagnostische Kompetenz von Mathematik-Lehramtsstudierenden und untersucht, wie sich bereits in der... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 119.00
The present volume is a collection of a dozen survey articles, dedicated to the memory of the famous Hungarian geometer, László Fejes Tóth, on the 99th anniversary of his birth. Each article reviews recent progress in an important field in intuitive, discrete, and convex geometry. The mathematical work and perspectives of all editors and most contributors... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 89.95
Students See How Far a Little Math Can Take Them in Their Daily Lives Mathematics for the Liberal Arts teaches everyday mathematics topics to non-math majors at the undergraduate level. Through numerous examples and more than 600 exercises, students learn how to use math seamlessly in a variety of practical areas, from conversion factors, statistics,... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 79.95
Convexity is an ancient idea going back to Archimedes. Used sporadically in the mathematical literature over the centuries, today it is a flourishing area of research and a mathematical subject in its own right. Convexity is used in optimization theory, functional analysis, complex analysis, and other parts of mathematics. Convex Analysis introduces... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
This book is addressed to people with research interests in the nature of mathematical thinking at any level, to people with an interest in "higher-order thinking skills" in any domain, and to all mathematics teachers. The focal point of the book is a framework for the analysis of complex problem-solving behavior. That framework is presented in Part... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 275.00
Handbook of Convex Geometry, Volume A offers a survey of convex geometry and its many ramifications and relations with other areas of mathematics, including convexity, geometric inequalities, and convex sets. The selection first offers information on the history of convexity, characterizations of convex sets, and mixed volumes. Topics include elementary... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 270.00
Handbook of Convex Geometry, Volume B offers a survey of convex geometry and its many ramifications and connections with other fields of mathematics, including convexity, lattices, crystallography, and convex functions. The selection first offers information on the geometry of numbers, lattice points, and packing and covering with convex sets. Discussions... more...
- 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...