The updated new edition of the classic and comprehensive guide to the history of mathematics For more than forty years, A History of Mathematics has been the reference of choice for those looking to learn about the fascinating history of humankind’s relationship with numbers, shapes, READ MORE

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## Trust in Cyberspace by National Research Council,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Computer Science and Telecommunications Board,Committee on Information Systems Trustworthiness PDF

Whether or not you use a computer, you probably use a telephone, electric power, and a bank. Although you may not be aware of their presence, networked computer systems are increasingly becoming an integral part of your daily life. Yet, if such systems perform poorly READ MORE

## Topics in Circular Statistics by S. Rao Jammalamadaka,Ashis Sengupta PDF

This research monograph on circular data analysis covers some recent advances in the field, besides providing a brief introduction to, and a review of, existing methods and models. The primary focus is on recent research into topics such as change-point problems, predictive distributions, circular correlation READ MORE

## Mathematics and Science Achievement at South African Schools in TIMSS 2003 by Vijay Reddy PDF

This monograph reports on South Africa’s performance in TIMMS 2003 relative to 50 other countries; describes the performance of different groups of learners in South Africa; and provides contextual information about teachers, schools and the curriculum. The report concludes with recommendations for strategic interventions to READ MORE

## The Cartoon Guide to Algebra by Larry Gonick PDF

A comprehensive and comical new illustrated guide to algebra Do you think that a Cartesian plane is a luxury jetliner? Does the phrase “algebraic expression” leave you with a puzzled look? Do you believe that the Order of Operations is an Emmy-winning medical drama? Then READ MORE

## The Math Book, From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics by Clifford A. Pickover PDF

This book covers 250 milestones in mathematical history, beginning millions of years ago with ancient “ant odometers” and moving through time to our modern-day quest for new dimensions. Bibliography of The Math Book, From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of READ MORE

## A Basic Course in Algebraic Topology by William S. Massey PDF

This textbook is intended for a course in algebraic topology at the beginning graduate level. The main topics covered are the classification of compact 2-manifolds, the fundamental group, covering spaces, singular homology theory, and singular cohomology theory. These topics are developed systematically, avoiding all unnecessary READ MORE

## Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data by Charles Wheelan PDF

Demystifies the study of statistics by stripping away the technical details to examine the underlying intuition essential for understanding statistical concepts. Bibliography of Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data by Charles Wheelan Title: Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data Author: Charles READ MORE

## A First Look at Perturbation Theory by James G. Simmonds,James E. Mann, Jr. PDF

Undergraduates in engineering and the physical sciences receive a thorough introduction to perturbation theory in this useful and accessible text. Students discover methods for obtaining an approximate solution of a mathematical problem by exploiting the presence of a small, dimensionless parameter — the smaller the READ MORE

## Numerical Methods for Scientists and Engineers by Richard W. Hamming,Richard Wesley Hamming PDF

This inexpensive paperback edition of a groundbreaking text stresses frequency approach in coverage of algorithms, polynomial approximation, Fourier approximation, exponential approximation, and other topics. Revised and enlarged 2nd edition. Bibliography of Numerical Methods for Scientists and Engineers by Richard W. Hamming,Richard Wesley Hamming Title: Numerical READ MORE

## Physical Properties of Crystals, Their Representation by Tensors and Matrices by J. F. Nye,Professor Physics Laboratory J F Nye PDF

Gives a unified and systematic presentation of the tensor properties of crystals, and explains their common mathematical basis and the thermodynamical relations between them. Bibliography of Physical Properties of Crystals, Their Representation by Tensors and Matrices by J. F. Nye,Professor Physics Laboratory J F Nye READ MORE

## Children’s reading and mathematics achievement in kindergarten and first grade by PDF

Children’s reading and mathematics achievement in kindergarten and first grade Bibliography of Children’s reading and mathematics achievement in kindergarten and first grade by Title: Children’s reading and mathematics achievement in kindergarten and first grade Author: Publisher: DIANE Publishing Published on: ISBN 10: 1428925716 ISBN 13: READ MORE

## How to Solve It, A New Aspect of Mathematical Method by G. Polya,John H. Conway PDF

Outlines a method of solving mathematical problems for teachers and students based upon the four steps of understanding the problem, devising a plan, carrying out the plan, and checking the results. Bibliography of How to Solve It, A New Aspect of Mathematical Method by G. READ MORE

## The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art, Companion and Commentary by Kangshen Shen,John N. Crossley,Anthony Wah-Cheung Lun,Hui Liu PDF

‘ a rich compilation of attractive problems telling wonderful fairy tales full of imaginative and delightful connections’ Zentralbaltt MathematikThe Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art is a classic text: the most important mathematical source in China during the past 2000 years, and comparable in significance READ MORE

## Philosophy of Mathematics, Selected Readings by Cogan University Professor Emeritus Hilary Putnam PDF

Seminal articles in the philosophy of mathematics by Russell, Quine, Gödel and other major thinkers. Bibliography of Philosophy of Mathematics, Selected Readings by Cogan University Professor Emeritus Hilary Putnam Title: Philosophy of Mathematics, Selected Readings Author: Cogan University Professor Emeritus Hilary Putnam Publisher: Cambridge University READ MORE

## From the Calculus to Set Theory, 1630-1910, An Introductory History by I. Grattan-Guinness,H. J. M. Bos PDF

Waterglass is wishful thinking. The word won’t be found in the dictionary, nor will you come across the thing itself in any shop of curios. But there it rests, nonetheless, as an imagined possibility, among and between the lines of Jeffery Donaldson’s second collection of READ MORE