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Fibonacci and Lucas Numbers with Applications, Volume 1

by Thomas Koshy

<p><strong>Praise for the <em>First Edition</em></strong> </p> <p>“ …beautiful and well worth the reading … with many exercises and a good bibliography, this book will fascinate both students and teachers.” <strong><em>Mathematics ...

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Finding Zero

by Amir D Aczel

The story of how we got our numbers - told through one mathematician's journey to find zero. The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, ...

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Finding Zero

by Amir D Aczel

The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of how and where we got these numerals has for thousands of years ...

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For Better or For Worse? Collaborative Couples in the Sciences

by Annette Lykknes, Donald L. Opitz & Brigitte Van Tiggelen

<p>In this volume, a distinguished set of international scholars examine the nature of collaboration between life partners in the sciences, with particular attention to the ways in which personal and professional dynamics can foster or inhibit ...

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Freedom in Mathematics

by Pierre Cartier, Jean Dhombres, Gerhard Heinzmann & others

<p>This book challenges the views put forward by Pierre Cartier, one of the anchors of the famous Bourbaki group, and Cédric Villani, one of the most brilliant mathematicians of his generation, who received the Fields Medal in 2010. Jean ...

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From 0 to Infinity in 26 Centuries

The extraordinary story of maths

by Chris Waring

We may remember their equations and discoveries from school, but do we remember who the men behind the maths were? From the theories of Pythagoras (and did you know he ran a secret brotherhood that studied maths, music and gymnastics?) to ...

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From Arithmetic to Zeta-Functions

Number Theory in Memory of Wolfgang Schwarz

by Jürgen Sander, Jörn Steuding & Rasa Steuding

<p>This book collects more than thirty contributions in memory of Wolfgang Schwarz, most of which were presented at the seventh International Conference on Elementary and Analytic Number Theory (ELAZ), held July 2014 in Hildesheim, Germany. ...

ISBN: 9783319282039

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From Classical to Modern Algebraic Geometry

Corrado Segre's Mastership and Legacy

by Gianfranco Casnati, Alberto Conte, Letterio Gatto & others

<p>This book commemorates the 150th birthday of Corrado Segre, one of the founders of the Italian School of Algebraic Geometry and a crucial figure in the history of Algebraic Geometry. It is the outcome of a conference held in Turin, ...

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From Dedekind to Gödel

Essays on the Development of the Foundations of Mathematics

by Jaakko Hintikka

<p>Discussions of the foundations of mathematics and their history are frequently restricted to logical issues in a narrow sense, or else to traditional problems of analytic philosophy. <em>From Dedekind to</em> <em>Gödel: Essays on the ...

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From Discrete to Continuous

The Broadening of Number Concepts in Early Modern England

by K. Neal

<p>In the early modern period, a crucial transformation occurred in the classical conception of number and magnitude. Traditionally, numbers were merely collections of discrete units that measured some multiple. Magnitude, on the other hand, was

ISBN: 9789401700771

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From Riemann to Differential Geometry and Relativity

by Lizhen Ji, Athanase Papadopoulos & Sumio Yamada

<p>This book explores the work of Bernhard Riemann and its impact on mathematics, philosophy and physics. It features contributions from a range of fields, historical expositions, and selected research articles that were motivated by Riemann’s ...

ISBN: 9783319600390

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G.W. Leibniz, Interrelations between Mathematics and Philosophy

by Philip Beeley, David Rabouin & Norma B. Goethe

<p>Up to now there have been scarcely any publications on Leibniz dedicated to investigating the interrelations between philosophy and mathematics in his thought. In part this is due to the previously restricted textual basis of editions such as

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Gauss

A Biographical Study

by W. K. Bühler

<p>Procreare iucundum, sed parturire molestum. (Gauss, sec. Eisenstein) The plan of this book was first conceived eight years ago. The manuscript developed slowly through several versions until it attained its present form in 1979. It would be ...

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Geneset - Target Earth

Geneset - Target Earth Series, #4

by Ian Campbell

<p data-version='1.1'>Volume 4 of Geneset - Target Earth contains chapters 10, 11 & 12.</p><p><em><strong>Chapter 10 - A Strange Confirmation</strong></em></p><p>   The Jules Verne Connection.</p><p>   The Theosophical Society.</p><p>   A clear ...

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Genetically Modified Crops and Food

by Natalie Regis

This resource covers one of the most contentious and politically charged topics today. The history of agriculture is traced, from ancient practices to the use and impact of modern technology and the advances of scientific agriculture. The book ...

ISBN: 9781622755790

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Geometry Through History

Euclidean, Hyperbolic, and Projective Geometries

by Meighan I. Dillon

<p>Presented as an engaging discourse, this textbook invites readers to delve into the historical origins and uses of geometry. The narrative traces the influence of Euclid’s system of geometry, as developed in his classic text <em>The ...

ISBN: 9783319741352

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Gödel Versus Wittgenstein

by Mike Hockney

<p>“Without mathematics we cannot penetrate deeply into philosophy. Without philosophy we cannot penetrate deeply into mathematics. Without both we cannot penetrate deeply into anything.” – Leibniz</p><p>In intellectual history, perhaps nothing ...

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Graph Theory

Favorite Conjectures and Open Problems - 1

by Ralucca Gera, Stephen Hedetniemi & Craig Larson

<p>This is the first in a series of volumes, which provide an extensive overview of conjectures and open problems in graph theory. The readership of each volume is geared toward graduate students who may be searching for research ideas. However,

ISBN: 9783319319407

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Graph Theory As I Have Known It

by W. T. Tutte

<p>This book provides a unique and unusual introduction to graph theory by one of the founding fathers, and will be of interest to all researchers in the subject. It is not intended as a comprehensive treatise, but rather as an account of those ...

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Heavenly Numbers

Astronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China

by Christopher Cullen

<p>This book is a history of the development of mathematical astronomy in China, from the late third century BCE, to the early 3rd century CE - a period often referred to as 'early imperial China'. It narrates the changes in ways of ...

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