183 books (10 pages) in this category

Finding Nature's Deep Design

by Frank Wilczek

In this scientific tour de force, world-class physicist Frank Wilczek argues that beauty is at the heart of the logic of the universe, a principle that has guided his pioneering work in quantum physics. As this book demonstrates, the human quest

ISBN: 9781846147029

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eBookby Leo Corry

The world around us is saturated with numbers. They are a fundamental pillar of our modern society, and accepted and used with hardly a second thought. But how did this state of affairs come to be? In this book, Leo Corry tells the story behind ...

ISBN: 9780191007071

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eBookA Chronicle of Permutation Statistical Methods

1920–2000, and Beyond

by Kenneth J. Berry, Janis E. Johnston & Paul W. Mielke Jr.

<p>The focus of this book is on the birth and historical development of permutation statistical methods from the early 1920s to the near present. Beginning with the seminal contributions of R.A. Fisher, E.J.G. Pitman, and others in the 1920s and

ISBN: 9783319027449

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eBookby Carl B. Boyer & Uta C. Merzbach

<b>The updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guide to the history of mathematics</b> <p>For more than forty years, <i>A History of Mathematics</i> has been the reference of choice for those looking to learn about the fascinating ...

ISBN: 9780470630563

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eBookA History of Probability and Statistics and Their Applications before 1750

by Anders Hald

Statistics have helped shape every area of science. Without the means to analyze critical data, none of the great disoveries of the past would be possible. This paperback reprint of a Wiley bestseller shows the development of these data ...

ISBN: 9780471725176

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eBookOtto Neugebauer and Modern Transformations of Ancient Science

by Alexander Jones, Christine Proust & John M. Steele

<p>This book explores facets of Otto Neugebauer's career, his impact on the history and practice of mathematics, and the ways in which his legacy has been preserved or transformed in recent decades, looking ahead to the directions in which the ...

ISBN: 9783319258652

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eBookA Royal Road to Algebraic Geometry

by Audun Holme

<p>This book is about modern algebraic geometry. The title <i>A Royal Road to Algebraic Geometry</i> is inspired by the famous anecdote about the king asking Euclid if there really existed no simpler way for learning geometry, than to read all ...

ISBN: 9783642192258

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eBookAbraham Robinson: The Creation of Nonstandard Analysis, a Personal and Mathematical Odyssey

by Dauben, Joseph Warren

<p>One of the most prominent mathematicians of the twentieth century, Abraham Robinson discovered and developed nonstandard analysis, a rigorous theory of infinitesimals that he used to unite mathematical logic with the larger body of historic ...

ISBN: 9781400864096

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eBookAbstraction and Representation

Essays on the Cultural Evolution of Thinking

by Peter Damerow

<P>This book deals with the development of thinking under different cultural conditions, focusing on the evolution of mathematical thinking in the history of science and education. Starting from Piaget's genetic epistemology, it provides a ...

ISBN: 9789401586245

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eBookIntroductory Algebra from Origins to Applications

by Amy Shell-Gellasch & John Thoo

<P>This book’s unique approach to the teaching of mathematics lies in its use of history to provide a framework for understanding algebra and related fields. With <I>Algebra in Context</I>, students will soon discover why mathematics is such a ...

ISBN: 9781421417295

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eBookThe Life and Memories of George E. P. Box

by George E. P. Box

<p><b>Celebrating the life of an admired pioneer in statistics<br /> <br /> </b>In this captivating and inspiring memoir, world-renowned statistician George E. P. Box offers a firsthand account of his life and statistical work. Writing in an ...

ISBN: 9781118514931

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eBookMusical, Multilingual and Multicultural History of the Mathematical Sciences - Volume 1

by Tito M. Tonietti

We bring into full light some excerpts on musical subjects which were until now scattered throughout the most famous scientific texts. The main scientific and musical cultures outside of Europe are also taken into consideration. The first and ...

ISBN: 9783034806725

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eBookMusical, Multilingual and Multicultural History of the Mathematical Sciences - Volume 2

by Tito M. Tonietti

We bring into full light some excerpts on musical subjects which were until now scattered throughout the most famous scientific texts. The main scientific and musical cultures outside of Europe are also taken into consideration. The first and ...

ISBN: 9783034806756

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eBookApplied Nonparametric Econometrics

by Daniel J. Henderson & Christopher F. Parmeter

The majority of empirical research in economics ignores the potential benefits of nonparametric methods, while the majority of advances in nonparametric theory ignore the problems faced in applied econometrics. This book helps bridge this gap ...

ISBN: 9781316053560

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eBookMathematics, Methodology, and the Man

by György Kampis, L. Kvasz & Michael Stöltzner

<P>Imre Lakatos (1922-1974) was one of the protagonists in shaping the "new philosophy of science". More than 25 years after his untimely death, it is time for a critical re-evaluation of his ideas. His main theme of locating rationality within ...

ISBN: 9789401707695

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eBookApproximations for Digital Computers

by Hastings, Cecil, Jr.

<p>Numerical analysts and computer operators in all fields will welcome this publication in book form of Cecil Hastings’ well-known approximations for digital computers, formerly issued in loose sheets and available only to a limited ...

ISBN: 9781400875597

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eBookArchitecture and Mathematics in Ancient Egypt

by Corinna Rossi

In this fascinating study, architect and Egyptologist Corinna Rossi analyses the relationship between mathematics and architecture in ancient Egypt by exploring the use of numbers and geometrical figures in ancient architectural projects and ...

ISBN: 9781139810050

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eBookAugustus De Morgan and the Logic of Relations

by Daniel D. Merrill

The middle years of the nineteenth century saw two crucial develop ments in the history of modern logic: George Boole's algebraic treat ment of logic and Augustus De Morgan's formulation of the logic of relations. The former episode has been ...

ISBN: 9789400920477

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eBookAutonomy Platonism and the Indispensability Argument

by Russell Marcus

<span><span>Mathematical platonism is the view that mathematical statements are true of real mathematical objects like numbers, shapes, and sets. One central problem with platonism is that numbers, shapes, sets, and the like are not perceivable ...

ISBN: 9780739173138

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