Concepts of Modern Mathematics
Concepts of Modern Mathematics began as an extramural course
nowadays we would say 'continuing education—taught at Warwick
University in 1971. Several dozen citizens of Coventry, ranging
from school students to a retired automotive engineer, gathered for
two hours every week to grapple with what was then called... Interpolation and Approximation (Dover Books on Mathematics)
Interpolation and approximation offer important applications in computer science and elsewhere. This intermediate-level survey abounds in useful examples of related subjects, starting with remainder theory, convergence theorems, and uniform and best approximation. Other topics include least square approximation, Hilbert space, orthogonal...
Computers, Pattern, Chaos and Beauty
Combining fractal theory with computer art, this book introduces a creative use of computers. It describes graphic methods for detecting patterns in complicated data and illustrates simple techniques for visualizing chaotic behavior. "Beautiful." — Martin Gardner, Scientific American.
Over 275 illustrations, 29...
The Foundations of Statistics
With the 1954 publication of his Foundations of Statistics,
in which he proposed a basis that takes into account not only strictly objective and repetitive events, but also vagueness and interpersonal differences, Leonard J. Savage opened the greatest controversy in modern statistical thought. His theory of the...
Analytical Geometry of Three Dimensions (Dover Books on Mathematics)
Brief but rigorous, this text is geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students. It covers the coordinate system, planes and lines, spheres, homogeneous coordinates, general equations of the second degree, quadric in Cartesian coordinates, and intersection of quadrics.
Mathematician, physicist, and astronomer, William...
It's Like This, Cat (Dover Children's Classics)
"Superb. The best junior novel I've ever read about big-city life." — The New York Times.
After another fight with Pop, 14-year-old Dave storms out of their apartment and nearly gets hit by a car. Kate, the local cat lady, comes to the rescue, and Dave returns home with an...
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