A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market
From America's wittiest writer on mathematics, a lively and insightful book on the workings of stock markets and the basic irrationality of our dreams of wealth.
Can a renowned mathematician successfully outwit the stock market? Not when his biggest investment is WorldCom.
In A Mathematician Plays the Stock...
Einstein, Physics and Reality
Albert Einstein was one of the principal founders of the quantum and relativity theories. Until 1925, when the Bose-Einstein statistics was discovered, he made great contributions to the foundations of quantum theory. However, after the discovery of quantum mechanics by Heisenberg and wave mechanics by Schrodinger, with the consequent...
This book is written by award-winning author, Frank Morgan. It offers a simple and sophisticated point of view, reflecting Morgan's insightful teaching, lecturing, and writing style. Intended for undergraduates studying real analysis, this book builds the theory behind calculus directly from the basic concepts of real numbers, limits, and...
Oracle 10g/11g Data and Database Management Utilities
Does your database look complicated? Are you finding it difficult to interact with it? Database interaction is a part of the daily routine for all database professionals. Using Oracle Utilities the user can benefit from improved maintenance windows, optimized backups, faster data transfers, and more reliable security and in general can do...
Proof and Other Dilemmas: Mathematics and Philosophy (Spectrum) During the first 75 years of the twentieth century almost all work in the philosophy of mathematics concerned foundational questions. In the last quarter of the century, philosophers of mathematics began to return to basic questions concerning the philosophy of mathematics such as, what is the nature of mathematical knowledge and of mathematical... What Is Calculus About? (New Mathematical Library)
In mathematics, a certain surprising thing happens again and again.
Someone poses a simple question, a question so simple that it seems
no useful result can come from answering it. And yet it turns out that
the answer opens the door to all kinds of interesting developments, and
gives great power to the person who understands it....
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