Reviews in Number Theory, 1984-96

As Printed in Mathematical Reviews

Author: N.A

Publisher: Amer Mathematical Society

ISBN: 9780821809310

Category: Mathematics

Page: 405

View: 9957

These six volumes include approximately 20,000 reviews of items in number theory that appeared in Mathematical Reviews between 1984 and 1996. This is the third such set of volumes in number theory. The first was edited by W.J. LeVeque and included reviews from 1940-1972; the second was edited by R.K. Guy and appeared in 1984.

Featured Reviews in "Mathematical Reviews" 1995-1996

Reviews of Outstanding Recent Books and Papers

Author: Donald G. Babbitt,Jane E. Kister

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 9780821895191

Category: Mathematics

Page: 386

View: 2769

This collection of reprinted 'Featured Reviews' published in Mathematical Reviews (MR) in 1995 and 1996 makes widely available informed reviews of some of the best mathematics published recently. 'Featured Reviews' were introduced in MR at the beginning of 1995 in part to provide some guidance to the current research-level literature. With the exponential growth of publications in mathematical research in the first half-century of MR, it had become essentially impossible for users of MR to identify the most important new research-level books and papers, especially in fields outside of the users' own expertise. This work identifies some of the "best" new publications, papers, and books that are expected to have a significant impact on the area of pure or applied mathematics with which researchers are concerned. All of the papers reviewed here contain interesting new ideas or applications, a deep synthesis of existing ideas, or any combination of these. The volume is intended to lead the user to important new research across all fields covered by MR.

A Century of Mathematics in America

Author: Peter L. Duren,Richard Askey,Uta C. Merzbach

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 9780821801307

Category: Mathematics

Page: 585

View: 4319

The first section of the book deals with some of the influential mathematics departments in the United States. Functioning as centers of research and training, these departments played a major role in shaping the mathematical life in this country. The second section deals with an extraordinary conference held at Princeton in 1946 to commemorate the university's bicentennial. The influence of women in American mathematics, the burgeoning of differential geometry in the last 50 years, and discussions of the work of von Karman and Weiner are among other topics covered. To download free chapters of this book, click here.

Featured Reviews in Mathematical Reviews 1997-1999

With Selected Reviews of Classic Books and Papers from 1940-1969

Author: Donald G. Babbitt,Jane E. Kister

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 9780821896709

Category: Mathematics

Page: 541

View: 7725

This second volume of Featured Reviews makes available special detailed reviews of some of the most important mathematical articles and books published from 1997 through 1999. Also included are excellent reviews of several classic books and articles published prior to 1970. Among those reviews, for example, are the following: Homological Algebra by Henri Cartan and Samuel Eilenberg, reviewed by G. Hochschild; Faisceaux algebriques coherents by Jean-Pierre Serre, reviewed by C. Chevalley; and On the Theory of General Partial Differential Operators by Lars Hormander, reviewed by J. L. Lions. In particular, those seeking information on current developments outside their own area of expertise will find the volume very useful. By identifying some of the best publications, papers, and books that have had or are expected to have a significant impact in applied and pure mathematics, this volume will serve as a comprehensive guide to important new research across all fields covered by MR.

Reviews in operator theory, 1980-86

as printed in Mathematical reviews

Author: American mathematical society

Publisher: Amer Mathematical Society


Category: Mathematics

Page: 2328

View: 7529


Applied Mathematics Reviews

(Volume 1)

Author: George A Anastassiou

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814492884

Category: Mathematics

Page: 624

View: 1044

Applied mathematics connects the mathematical theory to the reality by solving real world problems and shows the power of the science of mathematics, greatly improving our lives. Therefore it plays a very active and central role in the scientific world. This volume contains 14 high quality survey articles — incorporating original results and describing the main research activities of contemporary applied mathematics — written by top people in the field. The articles have been written in review style, so that the researcher can have a quick and thorough view of what is happening in the main subfields of applied mathematics. Contents:Two Contemporary Computational Concepts in Numerical Analysis (I K Argyros)On the Simultaneous Approximation of Functions and Their Derivatives (T Kilgore)Copositive Polynomial Approximation Revisited (Y K Hu & X M Yu)Sampling Theory and Function Spaces (H-J Schmeisser & W Sickel)Evaluating Statistical Functionals by Means of Projections onto Convex Cones in Hilbert Spaces: Part I and II (T Rychlik)Extrapolation: From Calculation of π to Finite Element Method of Partial Differential Equations (X-P Shen)A Survey on Scaling Function Interpolation and Approximation (E-B Lin)and other papers Readership: Applied mathematicians, statisticians, economists and engineers. Keywords:Singular Integrals;Numerical Analysis;Convolution Operators;Approximation of Functions;Minimal Projection;Fuzzy Control;Sampling Theory;Stable Financial Modelling;Ill-Posed Problems;Finite Element Method

The Magic of Math

Solving for x and Figuring Out Why

Author: Arthur Benjamin

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465061621

Category: Mathematics

Page: 336

View: 9194

The Magic of Math is the math book you wish you had in school. Using a delightful assortment of examples—from ice cream scoops and poker hands to measuring mountains and making magic squares—this book empowers you to see the beauty, simplicity, and truly magical properties behind those formulas and equations that once left your head spinning. You'll learn the key ideas of classic areas of mathematics like arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus, but you'll also have fun fooling around with Fibonacci numbers, investigating infinity, and marveling over mathematical magic tricks that will make you look like a math genius! A mathematician who is known throughout the world as the “mathemagician,” Arthur Benjamin mixes mathematics and magic to make the subject fun, attractive, and easy to understand. In The Magic of Math, Benjamin does more than just teach skills: with a tip of his magic hat, he takes you on as his apprentice to teach you how to appreciate math the way he does. He motivates you to learn something new about how to solve for x, because there is real pleasure to be found in the solution to a challenging problem or in using numbers to do something useful. But what he really wants you to do is be able to figure out why, for that's where you'll find the real beauty, power, and magic of math. If you are already someone who likes math, this book will dazzle and amuse you. If you never particularly liked or understood math, Benjamin will enlighten you and—with a wave of his magic wand—turn you into a math lover.

The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math

24 Death-Defying Challenges for Young Mathematicians

Author: Sean Connolly

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 1523502371

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

View: 2885

Math rocks! At least it does in the gifted hands of Sean Connolly, who blends middle school math with fantasy to create an exciting adventure in problem-solving. These word problems are perilous, do-or-die scenarios of blood-sucking vampires (How many months would it take a single vampire to completely take over a town of 500,000 people?), or a rowboat of 5 shipwrecked sailors with a single barrel of freshwater (How much can they drink, and for how long, before they go mad from thirst???). Each problem requires readers to dig deep into the tools they’re learning in school to figure out how to survive. Kids will love solving these problems. Sean Connolly knows how to make tough subjects exciting and he brings that same intuitive understanding of what inspires and challenges kids’ curiosity to the 24 problems in The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math. These problems are as fun to read as they are challenging to solve. They test readers on fractions, algebra, geometry, probability, expressions and equations, and more. Use geometry to fill in for the ship’s navigator and make it safely to the New World. Escape an evil Duke’s executioner by picking the right door—probability will save your neck.

Reviews in graph theory

as printed in Mathematical reviews 1940-1978, volumes 1-56 inclusive

Author: William G. Brown

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780821802106

Category: Mathematics

Page: 588

View: 6112


Reviews in number theory 1973-83

as printed in Mathematical reviews

Author: American Mathematical Society

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780821802182

Category: Mathematics

Page: 3573

View: 5899


Mathematics Into Type

Author: Ellen Swanson,Arlene Ann O'Sean,Antoinette Tingley Schleyer

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 9780821897324

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 102

View: 1822

This edition, updated by Arlene O'Sean and Antoinette Schleyer of the American Mathematical Society, brings Ms. Swanson's work up to date, reflecting the more technical reality of publishing today. While it includes information for copy editors, proofreaders, and production staff to do a thorough, traditional copyediting and proofreading of a manuscript and proof copy, it is increasingly more useful to authors, who have become intricately involved with the typesetting of their manuscripts.

Our Mathematical Universe

My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Author: Max Tegmark

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 038535049X

Category: Science

Page: 432

View: 8129

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of both popular and groundbreaking science, he not only helps us grasp his often mind-boggling theories, but he also shares with us some of the often surprising triumphs and disappointments that have shaped his life as a scientist. Fascinating from first to last—this is a book that has already prompted the attention and admiration of some of the most prominent scientists and mathematicians.

Reviews in number theory 1973-83

as printed in Mathematical reviews

Author: Richard K. Guy

Publisher: American Mathematical Society(RI)

ISBN: 9780821802229

Category: Mathematics

Page: 477

View: 9642


The Green Book of Mathematical Problems

Author: Kenneth Hardy,Kenneth S. Williams

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486169456

Category: Mathematics

Page: 184

View: 9467

Rich selection of 100 practice problems — with hints and solutions — for students preparing for the William Lowell Putnam and other undergraduate-level mathematical competitions. Features real numbers, differential equations, integrals, polynomials, sets, other topics. Hours of stimulating challenge for math buffs at varying degrees of proficiency. References.

A Dingo Ate My Math Book: Mathematics from Down Under

Author: Burkard Polster,Marty Ross

Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN: 1470435217

Category: Mathematics

Page: 253

View: 7083

A Dingo Ate My Math Book presents ingenious, unusual, and beautiful nuggets of mathematics with a distinctly Australian flavor. It focuses, for example, on Australians' love of sports and gambling, and on Melbourne's iconic, mathematically inspired architecture. Written in a playful and humorous style, the book offers mathematical entertainment as well as a glimpse of Australian culture for the mathematically curious of all ages. This collection of engaging stories was extracted from the Maths Masters column that ran from 2007 to 2014 in Australia's Age newspaper. The maths masters in question are Burkard Polster and Marty Ross, two (immigrant) Aussie mathematicians, who each week would write about math in the news, providing a new look at old favorites, mathematical history, quirks of school mathematics—whatever took their fancy. All articles were written for a very general audience, with the intention of being as inviting as possible and assuming a minimum of mathematical background.

Andrzej Mostowski and Foundational Studies

Author: A. Ehrenfeucht,V.W. Marek,M. Srebrny

Publisher: IOS Press

ISBN: 1607502720

Category: Mathematics

Page: 460

View: 5811

Andrzej Mostowski was one of the leading 20th century logicians. His legacy is examined in this volume of papers devoted both to his extraordinary scientific heritage and to the memory of him as a great researcher, teacher, organizer of science and person. Professor Mostowski pioneered and mastered many areas of mathematical logic. His contributions spanned set theory, recursion theory, and model theory - the backbone of the foundations of mathematics. The complete detailed bibliography of Mostowski's writings is included. For many years after WWII and especially in the late sixties and until his untimely death in 1975, Warsaw, where he led the centre of foundational studies, was a place where many leading logicians visited, studied, and started their career. Their memories form an important part of this volume, attempting to bring back the extraordinary achievements and personality of Mostowski.