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Hex: The Full Story

1st Edition

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Ryan B. Hayward, Bjarne Toft
January 29, 2019

Hex: The Full Story is for anyone - hobbyist, professional, student, teacher - who enjoys board games, game theory, discrete math, computing, or history. hex was discovered twice, in 1942 by Piet Hein and again in 1949 by John F. nash. How did this happen? Who created the puzzle for Hein's...

Map of the World: An Introduction to Mathematical Geodesy

1st Edition

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Martin Vermeer, Antti Rasila
August 21, 2019

Carl Friedrich Gauss, the "foremost of mathematicians," was a land surveyor. Measuring and calculating geodetic networks on the curved Earth was the inspiration for some of his greatest mathematical discoveries. This is just one example of how mathematics and geodesy, the science and art of measurin...

Lessons in Play: An Introduction to Combinatorial Game Theory, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Michael H. Albert, Richard J. Nowakowski, David Wolfe
April 22, 2019

This second edition of Lessons in Play reorganizes the presentation of the popular original text in combinatorial game theory to make it even more widely accessible. Starting with a focus on the essential concepts and applications, it then moves on to more technical material. Still written in a text...

Computational Partial Differential Equations Using MATLAB®

2nd Edition

Jichun Li, Yi-Tung Chen
October 11, 2019

In this popular text for an Numerical Analysis course, the authors introduce several major methods of solving various partial differential equations (PDEs) including elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic equations. It covers traditional techniques including the classic finite difference method,...

Wondrous One Sheet Origami

1st Edition

Meenakshi Mukerji
October 11, 2019

Wondrous One Sheet Origami is a how-to book full of beautiful origami designs covering a wide range of folding levels from simple to high intermediate, with more emphasis on the latter. The book is meant for audiences 12 years of age and above, and children folding at higher than age level. Most of...

An Introduction to Mathematical Proofs

1st Edition

Nicholas A. Loehr
October 11, 2019

  An Introduction to Mathematical Proofs presents fundamental material on logic, proof methods, set theory, number theory, relations, functions, cardinality, and the real number system. The text uses a methodical, detailed, and highly structured approach to proof techniques and related topics. No...

Science and Mathematics for Engineering

6th Edition

John Bird
October 10, 2019

A practical introduction to the engineering science and mathematics required for engineering study and practice. Science and Mathematics for Engineering is an introductory textbook that assumes no prior background in engineering. This new edition covers the fundamental scientific knowledge that all...

Elementary Probability with Applications

1st Edition

Larry Rabinowitz
October 07, 2019

Probability plays an essential role in making decisions in areas such as business, politics, and sports, among others. Professor Rabinowitz, based on many years of teaching, has created a textbook suited for classroom use as well as for self-study that is filled with hundreds of carefully chosen...

Communicating Mathematics in the Digital Era

1st Edition

Jonathan Borwein, E.M. Rocha, Jose Francisco Rodrigues
October 07, 2019

The digital era has dramatically changed the ways that researchers search, produce, publish, and disseminate their scientific work. These processes are still rapidly evolving due to improvements in information science, new achievements in computer science technologies, and initiatives such as DML...

Form Symmetries and Reduction of Order in Difference Equations

1st Edition

Hassan Sedaghat
October 02, 2019

Form Symmetries and Reduction of Order in Difference Equations presents a new approach to the formulation and analysis of difference equations in which the underlying space is typically an algebraic group. In some problems and applications, an additional algebraic or topological structure is...

Modeling Fixed Income Securities and Interest Rate Options

1st Edition

Robert Jarrow
September 30, 2019

  Modeling Fixed Income Securities and Interest Rate Options, Third Edition presents the basics of fixed-income securities in a way that, unlike competitive texts, requires a minimum of prerequisites. While other books focus heavily on institutional details of the bond market, all of which could...

Methods of Mathematical Modelling: Fractional Differential Equations

1st Edition

Harendra Singh, Devendra Kumar, Dumitru Baleanu
September 30, 2019

This book features original research articles on the topic of mathematical modelling and fractional differential equations. The contributions, written by leading researchers in the field, consist of chapters on classical and modern dynamical systems modelled by fractional differential equations in...

An Integrated Introduction to Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling

1st Edition

Ronald Goldman
September 27, 2019

Taking a novel, more appealing approach than current texts, An Integrated Introduction to Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling focuses on graphics, modeling, and mathematical methods, including ray tracing, polygon shading, radiosity, fractals, freeform curves and surfaces, vector methods, and...

Computational Hydrodynamics of Capsules and Biological Cells

1st Edition

Constantine Pozrikidis
September 27, 2019

Spanning biological, mathematical, computational, and engineering sciences, computational biofluiddynamics addresses a diverse family of problems involving fluid flow inside and around living organisms, organs, tissue, biological cells, and other biological materials. Computational Hydrodynamics of...

Risk Analysis in Finance and Insurance

2nd Edition

Alexander Melnikov
September 25, 2019

Risk Analysis in Finance and Insurance, Second Edition presents an accessible yet comprehensive introduction to the main concepts and methods that transform risk management into a quantitative science. Taking into account the interdisciplinary nature of risk analysis, the author discusses many...

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