Home | Amazing | Today | Tags | Publishers | Years | Account | Search 
Distributed Control of Robotic Networks: A Mathematical Approach to Motion Coordination Algorithms (Princeton Series in Applied Mathematics)
Distributed Control of Robotic Networks: A Mathematical Approach to Motion Coordination Algorithms (Princeton Series in Applied Mathematics)
This book covers its subject very thoroughly. The framework the authors have established is very elegant and, if it catches on, this book could be the primary reference for this approach. I don't know of any other book that covers this set of topics.
(Richard M. Murray, California Institute of Technology )

This...

How Mathematicians Think: Using Ambiguity, Contradiction, and Paradox to Create Mathematics
How Mathematicians Think: Using Ambiguity, Contradiction, and Paradox to Create Mathematics
To many outsiders, mathematicians appear to think like computers, grimly grinding away with a strict formal logic and moving methodically--even algorithmically--from one black-and-white deduction to another. Yet mathematicians often describe their most important breakthroughs as creative, intuitive responses to ambiguity, contradiction, and...
The Enjoyment of Math
The Enjoyment of Math
A thoroughly enjoyable sampler of fascinating mathematical problems and their solutions.
(Science )

Each chapter is a gem of mathematical exposition.... [The book] will not only stretch the imagination of the amateur, but it will also give pleasure to the sophisticated mathematician.
...
Digital Dice: Computational Solutions to Practical Probability Problems
Digital Dice: Computational Solutions to Practical Probability Problems

"Paul Nahin's Digital Dice is a marvelous book, one that is even better than his Duelling Idiots. Nahin presents twenty-one great probability problems, from George Gamow's famous elevator paradox (as corrected by Donald Knuth) to a bewildering puzzle involving two rolls of toilet paper, and he solves them all with the aid...

The Essential John Nash
The Essential John Nash

"John Nash's creative work in game theory has of course had the most profound influence on both its mathematics and its practical applications in economics. It is very good to see his work in this area joined with his other mathematical contributions in a single volume, to give a more rounded perspective."--Kenneth J. Arrow, 1972 Nobel...

Pythagoras' Revenge: A Mathematical Mystery
Pythagoras' Revenge: A Mathematical Mystery

The celebrated mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras left no writings. But what if he had and the manuscript was never found? Where would it be located? And what information would it reveal? These questions are the inspiration for the mathematical mystery novel Pythagoras' Revenge. Suspenseful and instructive, Pythagoras'...

Georg Cantor
Georg Cantor
One of the greatest revolutions in mathematics occurred when Georg Cantor (1845-1918) promulgated his theory of transfinite sets. This revolution is the subject of Joseph Dauben's important studythe most thorough yet writtenof the philosopher and mathematician who was once called a "corrupter of youth" for an innovation that is now a...
Mathletics: How Gamblers, Managers, and Sports Enthusiasts Use Mathematics in Baseball, Basketball, and Football
Mathletics: How Gamblers, Managers, and Sports Enthusiasts Use Mathematics in Baseball, Basketball, and Football
If you have picked up this book you surely love sports and you probably like math. You may have read Michael Lewis’s great book Moneyball, which describes how the Oakland A’s used mathematical analysis to help them compete successfully with the New York Yankees even though the average annual payroll for the A’s is less than 40...
From a Philosophical Point of View: Selected Studies
From a Philosophical Point of View: Selected Studies
One of the most important philosophers of recent times, Morton White has spent a career building bridges among the increasingly fragmented worlds of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. From a Philosophical Point of View is a selection of White's best essays, written over a period of more than sixty years. Together these...
Is Democracy Possible Here?: Principles for a New Political Debate
Is Democracy Possible Here?: Principles for a New Political Debate

Politics in America are polarized and trivialized, perhaps as never before. In Congress, the media, and academic debate, opponents from right and left, the Red and the Blue, struggle against one another as if politics were contact sports played to the shouts of cheerleaders. The result, Ronald Dworkin writes, is a deeply depressing political...

Religious Experience Reconsidered: A Building-Block Approach to the Study of Religion and Other Special Things
Religious Experience Reconsidered: A Building-Block Approach to the Study of Religion and Other Special Things

The essence of religion was once widely thought to be a unique form of experience that could not be explained in neurological, psychological, or sociological terms. In recent decades scholars have questioned the privileging of the idea of religious experience in the study of religion, an approach that effectively isolated the study of religion...

Questioning the Veil: Open Letters to Muslim Women
Questioning the Veil: Open Letters to Muslim Women

Across much of the world today, Muslim women of all ages are increasingly turning to wearing the veil. Is this trend a sign of rising piety or a way of asserting Muslim pride? And does the veil really provide women freedom from sexual harassment? Written in the form of letters addressing all those interested in this issue, Questioning the...

Result Page: 5 4 3 2 1 
©2019 LearnIT (support@pdfchm.net) - Privacy Policy