



The Green Book of Mathematical ProblemsThere is a famous set of fairy tale books, each volume of which is designated by the colour of its cover: The Red Book, The Blue Book, The Yellow Book, etc. We are not presenting you with The Green Book of fairy stories. but rather a book of mathematical problems. However, the conceptual idea of all fairy stories, that of mystery, search, and...   Advanced Number TheoryEminent mathematician/teacher approaches algebraic number theory from historical standpoint. Demonstrates how concepts, definitions, theories have evolved during last 2 centuries. Abounds with numerical examples, over 200 problems, many concrete, specific theorems. Includes numerous graphs and tables.
The prerequisites for this book...   Codes, Ciphers and Secret Writing (Test Your Code Breaking Skills)Experiment with cryptography — the science of secret writing. Cipher and decipher codes: transposition and polyalphabetical ciphers, famous codes, typewriter and telephone codes, codes that use playing cards, knots, and swizzle sticks...even invisible writing and sending messages through outer space. Hours of intrigue and challenge. 45... 


A Word to the Wise: Traditional Advice and Old Country Ways
If you've ever wondered whether carrots improve your vision (they do) and why elephants have great memories, consult A Word to the Wise. You'll discover that it's never too late to learn from a proverb or an old wives' tale. This captivating book is a fascinating compilation of ageold expressions and...   Quantum Monte Carlo: Origins, Development, ApplicationsMonte Carlo methods are a class of computational algorithms for simulating the behavior of a wide range of various physical and mathematical systems (with many variables). Their utility has increased with general availability of fast computers, and new applications are continually forthcoming. The basic concepts of Monte Carlo are both simple and...   Mathematical Fallacies and ParadoxesStimulating, thoughtprovoking analysis of a number of the most interesting intellectual inconsistencies in mathematics, physics and language. Delightful elucidations of methods for misunderstanding the real world of experiment (Aristotle™s Circle paradox), being led astray by algebra (De Morgan™s paradox) and other mindbenders. Some... 

The Early Mathematical Manuscripts of Leibniz (Dover Books on Mathematics)This text features Leibniz's own accounts of his work and comprises critical and historical notes and essays. An informative Introduction leads to the "postscript" to Leibniz's 1703 letter to James Bernoulli, his "Historia et Origio Calculi Differentialis," and manuscripts of the period 167377. Essays by C. I....   Introduction to Numerical Analysis: Second EditionWellknown, respected introduction, updated to integrate concepts and procedures associated with computers. Computation, approximation, interpolation, numerical differentiation and integration, smoothing of data, other topics in lucid presentation. Includes 150 additional problems in this edition. Bibliography.
This volume is intended to...   Mathematics for the Physical Sciences
Advanced undergraduates and graduate students in the natural sciences receive a solid foundation in several fields of mathematics with this text. Topics include vector spaces and matrices; orthogonal functions; polynomial equations; asymptotic expansions; ordinary differential equations; conformal mapping; and extremum problems.... 


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