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Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes: Tactile Mathematics, Art and Craft for all to Explore, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Daina Taimina
March 29, 2018

Winner, Euler Book Prize, awarded by the Mathematical Association of America. With over 200 full color photographs, this non-traditional, tactile introduction to non-Euclidean geometries also covers early development of geometry and connections between geometry, art, nature, and sciences. For the cr...

Twists, Tilings, and Tessellations: Mathematical Methods for Geometric Origami

1st Edition

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Robert J. Lang
February 22, 2018

Twists, Tilings, and Tessellation describes the underlying principles and mathematics of the broad and exciting field of abstract and mathematical origami, most notably the field of origami tessellations. It contains folding instructions, underlying principles, mathematical concepts, and many beauti...

Basketball Data Science: With Applications in R

1st Edition

Paola Zuccolotto, Marica Manisera
January 14, 2020

Using data from one season of NBA games, Basketball Data Science: With Applications in R is the perfect book for anyone interested in learning and applying data analytics in basketball. Whether assessing the spatial performance of an NBA player’s shots or doing an analysis of the impact of...

The Shape of Space

3rd Edition

Jeffrey R. Weeks, Jeffrey R. Weeks
January 02, 2020

The Shape of Space, Third Edition maintains the standard of excellence set by the previous editions. This lighthearted textbook covers the basic geometry and topology of two- and three-dimensional spaces—stretching students’ minds as they learn to visualize new possibilities for the shape of our...

The Geometry of Musical Rhythm: What Makes a "Good" Rhythm Good?, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Godfried T. Toussaint
December 19, 2019

The original edition of The Geometry of Musical Rhythm was the first book to provide a systematic and accessible computational geometric analysis of the musical rhythms of the world. It explained how the study of the mathematical properties of musical rhythm generates common mathematical problems...

The World Muslim Population: Spatial and Temporal Analyses

1st Edition

Houssain Kettani
December 19, 2019

The birth of Islam over fourteen centuries ago was a monumental event in human history with an everlasting effect on humanity. For centuries, researchers have contemplated the growth and distribution of Muslims throughout the world. This book presents a reliable estimate of the world Muslim...

A New Year’s Present from a Mathematician

1st Edition

Snezana Lawrence
December 02, 2019

A New Year’s Present from a Mathematician is an exciting book dedicated to two questions: What is it that mathematicians do? And who gets to be called a ‘mathematician’ and why? This book seeks to answer these questions through a series of stories ranging from the beginning of modern mathematics...

Real Scientists Don’t Wear Ties: When Science Meets Culture

1st Edition

Sidney Perkowitz
November 21, 2019

Real Scientists Don’t Wear Ties links science to general and popular culture and everyday life in an easy-to-understand style. When a gifted writer of science selects his best pieces published in the world’s most reputable periodicals such as Nature, Discover, and MIT Technology Review, we get an...

Mathematical People: Profiles and Interviews

2nd Edition

Donald Albers, Gerald L. Alexanderson
October 18, 2019

This unique collection contains extensive and in-depth interviews with mathematicians who have shaped the field of mathematics in the twentieth century. Collected by two mathematicians respected in the community for their skill in communicating mathematical topics to a broader audience, the book is...

Wondrous One Sheet Origami

1st Edition

Meenakshi Mukerji
October 16, 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...

The Untold Story of Everything Digital: Bright Boys, Revisited

2nd Edition

Tom Green
September 18, 2019

The Untold Story of Everything Digital: Bright Boys, Revisited celebrates the 70th anniversary (1949-2019) of the world "going digital" for the very first time—real-time digital computing’s genesis story. That genesis story is taken from the 2010 edition of Bright Boys: The Making of Information...

Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes: Tactile Mathematics, Art and Craft for all to Explore, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Daina Taimina
August 02, 2019

Winner, Euler Book Prize, awarded by the Mathematical Association of America. With over 200 full color photographs, this non-traditional, tactile introduction to non-Euclidean geometries also covers early development of geometry and connections between geometry, art, nature, and sciences. For the...

Space-time: An Introduction to Einstein's Theory of Gravity

1st Edition

Jonathan Allday
June 11, 2019

Read an exlusive interview with Dr. Allday where he discusses the importance of the monumental first image of the black hole, here. This book, suitable for interested post-16 school pupils or undergraduates looking for a supplement to their course text, develops our modern view of space-time and...

Curved-Folding Origami Design

1st Edition

Jun Mitani
March 27, 2019

The origami introduced in this book is based on simple techniques. Some were previously known by origami artists and some were discovered by the author. Curved-Folding Origami Design shows a way to explore new area of origami composed of curved folds. Each technique is introduced in a step-by-step...

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