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

2nd Edition


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...

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...

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...

Matrix Theory: From Generalized Inverses to Jordan Form

1st Edition

Robert Piziak, P.L. Odell
September 19, 2019

In 1990, the National Science Foundation recommended that every college mathematics curriculum should include a second course in linear algebra. In answer to this recommendation, Matrix Theory: From Generalized Inverses to Jordan Form provides the material for a second semester of linear algebra...

Mathematics and Music: Composition, Perception, and Performance

2nd Edition

James S. Walker, Gary W. Don
September 13, 2019

Mathematics and Music: Composition, Perception, and Performance, Second Edition includes many new sections and more consistent expectations of a student’s experience. The new edition of this popular text is more accessible for students with limited musical backgrounds and only high school...

Ordinary Differential Equations: Introduction and Qualitative Theory, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Jane Cronin
September 05, 2019

Designed for a rigorous first course in ordinary differential equations, Ordinary Differential Equations: Introduction and Qualitative Theory, Third Edition includes basic material such as the existence and properties of solutions, linear equations, autonomous equations, and stability as well as...

A First Graduate Course in Abstract Algebra

1st Edition

W.J. Wickless
September 05, 2019

Since abstract algebra is so important to the study of advanced mathematics, it is critical that students have a firm grasp of its principles and underlying theories before moving on to further study. To accomplish this, they require a concise, accessible, user-friendly textbook that is both...

A Primer of Algebraic Geometry: Constructive Computational Methods

1st Edition

Huishi Li, Freddy Van Oystaeyen
September 05, 2019

"Presents the structure of algebras appearing in representation theory of groups and algebras with general ring theoretic methods related to representation theory. Covers affine algebraic sets and the nullstellensatz, polynomial and rational functions, projective algebraic sets. Groebner basis,...

Introductory Concepts for Abstract Mathematics

1st Edition

Kenneth E. Hummel
September 05, 2019

Beyond calculus, the world of mathematics grows increasingly abstract and places new and challenging demands on those venturing into that realm. As the focus of calculus instruction has become increasingly computational, it leaves many students ill prepared for more advanced work that requires the...

A Numerical Primer for the Chemical Engineer, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Edwin Zondervan
August 27, 2019

Designed as an introduction to numerical methods for students, this book combines mathematical correctness with numerical performance, and concentrates on numerical methods and problem solving. It applies actual numerical solution strategies to formulated process models to help identify and solve...

Map of the World: An Introduction to Mathematical Geodesy

1st Edition

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...

Spherical Geometry and Its Applications

1st Edition

Marshall A. Whittlesey
August 15, 2019

Spherical Geometry and Its Applications introduces spherical geometry and its practical applications in a mathematically rigorous form. The text can serve as a course in spherical geometry for mathematics majors. Readers from various academic backgrounds can comprehend various approaches to the...