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The Science of Computing: Shaping a Discipline

Matti Tedre
December 03, 2014

The identity of computing has been fiercely debated throughout its short history. Why is it still so hard to define computing as an academic discipline? Is computing a scientific, mathematical, or engineering discipline? By describing the mathematical, engineering, and scientific traditions of...

Fluid Dynamics via Examples and Solutions

Sergey Nazarenko
December 01, 2014

Fluid Dynamics via Examples and Solutions provides a substantial set of example problems and detailed model solutions covering various phenomena and effects in fluids. The book is ideal as a supplement or exam review for undergraduate and graduate courses in fluid dynamics, continuum mechanics,...

Transformational Plane Geometry

Ronald N. Umble, Zhigang Han
December 01, 2014

Designed for a one-semester course at the junior undergraduate level, Transformational Plane Geometry takes a hands-on, interactive approach to teaching plane geometry. The book is self-contained, defining basic concepts from linear and abstract algebra gradually as needed. The text adheres to the...

The Mathematics of Games: An Introduction to Probability

David G. Taylor
December 01, 2014

The Mathematics of Games: An Introduction to Probability takes an inquiry-based approach to teaching the standard material for an introductory probability course. It also discusses different games and ideas that relate to the law of large numbers, as well as some more mathematical topics not...

Analysis with Ultrasmall Numbers

Karel Hrbacek, Olivier Lessmann, Richard O'Donovan
December 01, 2014

Analysis with Ultrasmall Numbers presents an intuitive treatment of mathematics using ultrasmall numbers. With this modern approach to infinitesimals, proofs become simpler and more focused on the combinatorial heart of arguments, unlike traditional treatments that use epsilon–delta methods....

Elementary Number Theory

James S. Kraft, Lawrence C. Washington
November 24, 2014

Elementary Number Theory takes an accessible approach to teaching students about the role of number theory in pure mathematics and its important applications to cryptography and other areas. The first chapter of the book explains how to do proofs and includes a brief discussion of lemmas,...

Approximate Analytical Methods for Solving Ordinary Differential Equations

T.S.L Radhika, T. K.V. Iyengar, T. Raja Rani
November 21, 2014

Approximate Analytical Methods for Solving Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs) is the first book to present all of the available approximate methods for solving ODEs, eliminating the need to wade through multiple books and articles. It covers both well-established techniques and recently...

Investment and Employment Opportunities in China

Jeffrey Yi-Lin Forrest, Tao Lixin
November 21, 2014

Presenting the most recent statistical data, Investment and Employment Opportunities in China provides first-of-its-kind coverage of the regional economic, industrial, investment, and employment structures in China. After establishing the theoretical foundation, the rest of the book utilizes the...

Exploring Linear Algebra: Labs and Projects with Mathematica ®

Crista Arangala
November 13, 2014

Exploring Linear Algebra: Labs and Projects with Mathematica® is a hands-on lab manual for daily use in the classroom. Each lab includes exercises, theorems, and problems that guide your students on an exploration of linear algebra. The exercises section integrates problems, technology,...

Differential Equations: Theory, Technique and Practice, Second Edition

Steven G. Krantz
November 13, 2014

"Krantz is a very prolific writer. He … creates excellent examples and problem sets."—Albert Boggess, Professor and Director of the School of Mathematics and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA Designed for a one- or two-semester undergraduate course, Differential Equations:...

Signal Processing: A Mathematical Approach, Second Edition

Charles L. Byrne
November 12, 2014

Signal Processing: A Mathematical Approach is designed to show how many of the mathematical tools the reader knows can be used to understand and employ signal processing techniques in an applied environment. Assuming an advanced undergraduate- or graduate-level understanding of...

Special Integrals of Gradshteyn and Ryzhik: the Proofs - Volume I

Victor H. Moll
November 12, 2014

A Guide to the Evaluation of Integrals Special Integrals of Gradshetyn and Ryzhik: The Proofs provides self-contained proofs of a variety of entries in the frequently used table of integrals by I.S. Gradshteyn and I.M. Ryzhik. The book gives the most elementary arguments possible and uses...