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Foundations of Analysis

Foundations of Analysis

Steven G. Krantz

October 20, 2014

Foundations of Analysis covers the basics of real analysis for a one- or two-semester course. In a straightforward and concise way, it helps students understand the key ideas and apply the theorems. The book’s accessible approach will appeal to a wide range of students and instructors. Each...

Convex Analysis

Convex Analysis

Steven G. Krantz

October 20, 2014

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...

CounterExamples: From Elementary Calculus to the Beginnings of Analysis

CounterExamples: From Elementary Calculus to the Beginnings of Analysis

Andrei Bourchtein, Ludmila Bourchtein

September 09, 2014

This book provides a one-semester undergraduate introduction to counterexamples in calculus and analysis. It helps engineering, natural sciences, and mathematics students tackle commonly made erroneous conjectures. The book encourages students to think critically and analytically, and helps to...

Proof Theory: Sequent Calculi and Related Formalisms

Proof Theory: Sequent Calculi and Related Formalisms

Katalin Bimbo

August 20, 2014

Although sequent calculi constitute an important category of proof systems, they are not as well known as axiomatic and natural deduction systems. Addressing this deficiency, Proof Theory: Sequent Calculi and Related Formalisms presents a comprehensive treatment of sequent calculi, including a wide...

The Physics Companion, 2nd Edition

The Physics Companion, 2nd Edition

Anthony C. Fischer-Cripps

August 19, 2014

Get Up to Speed on PhysicsUpdated and expanded with new topics, The Physics Companion, 2nd Edition offers a unique and educational approach to learning physics at a level suitable for first-year science students. This new edition expands the presentation to include senior topics, such as...

Basic Gambling Mathematics: The Numbers Behind The Neon

Basic Gambling Mathematics: The Numbers Behind The Neon

Mark Bollman

June 13, 2014

Understand the Math Underlying Some of Your Favorite Gambling Games Basic Gambling Mathematics: The Numbers Behind the Neon explains the mathematics involved in analyzing games of chance, including casino games, horse racing, and lotteries. The book helps readers understand the mathematical...

Mathematical Techniques in GIS, Second Edition

Mathematical Techniques in GIS, Second Edition

Peter Dale

May 15, 2014

The second edition of a bestseller, Mathematical Techniques in GIS demystifies the mathematics used in the manipulation of spatially related data. The author takes a step-by-step approach through the basics of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus that underpin the management of...

Understanding Mathematical Proof

Understanding Mathematical Proof

John Taylor, Rowan Garnier

March 21, 2014

The notion of proof is central to mathematics yet it is one of the most difficult aspects of the subject to teach and master. In particular, undergraduate mathematics students often experience difficulties in understanding and constructing proofs. Understanding Mathematical Proof describes the...

Mathematics: A Minimal Introduction

Mathematics: A Minimal Introduction

Alexandru Buium

November 14, 2013

Bridging the gap between procedural mathematics that emphasizes calculations and conceptual mathematics that focuses on ideas, Mathematics: A Minimal Introduction presents an undergraduate-level introduction to pure mathematics and basic concepts of logic. The author builds logic and mathematics...

Mathematical Card Magic: Fifty-Two New Effects

Mathematical Card Magic: Fifty-Two New Effects

Colm Mulcahy

September 04, 2013

Mathematical card effects offer both beginning and experienced magicians an opportunity to entertain with a minimum of props. Featuring mostly original creations, Mathematical Card Magic: Fifty-Two New Effects presents an entertaining look at new mathematically based card tricks. Each chapter...

Do I Count?: Stories from Mathematics

Do I Count?: Stories from Mathematics

Gunter M. Ziegler

July 22, 2013

The subject of mathematics is not something distant, strange, and abstract that you can only learn about—and often dislike—in school. It is in everyday situations, such as housekeeping, communications, traffic, and weather reports. Taking you on a trip into the world of mathematics, Do I Count?...

Schrödinger's Killer App: Race to Build the World's First Quantum Computer

Schrödinger's Killer App: Race to Build the World's First Quantum Computer

Jonathan P. Dowling

May 07, 2013

The race is on to construct the first quantum code breaker, as the winner will hold the key to the entire Internet. From international, multibillion-dollar financial transactions to top-secret government communications, all would be vulnerable to the secret-code-breaking ability of the quantum...