Good Math: A Geek's Guide to the Beauty of Numbers, Logic, and Computation (Pragmatic Programmers)

By Mark C. Chu-Carroll

Mathematics is beautiful--and it may be enjoyable and fascinating in addition to sensible. Good Math is your consultant to a couple of the main exciting issues from thousand years of arithmetic: from Egyptian fractions to Turing machines; from the true that means of numbers to evidence timber, crew symmetry, and mechanical computation. If you have ever questioned what lay past the proofs you struggled to accomplish in highschool geometry, or what limits the features of machine in your table, this is often the ebook for you.

Why do Roman numerals persist? How can we understand that a few infinities are greater than others? and the way will we understand for definite a software will ever end? during this fast moving journey of contemporary and not-so-modern math, desktop scientist Mark Chu-Carroll explores the various maximum breakthroughs and disappointments of greater than thousand years of mathematical suggestion. there's pleasure and sweetness in arithmetic, and in additional than dozen essays drawn from his well known "Good Math" web publication, you can find suggestions, proofs, and examples which are usually mind-blowing, counterintuitive, or simply simple weird.

Mark starts off his trip with the fundamentals of numbers, with an interesting journey in the course of the integers and the ordinary, rational, irrational, and transcendental numbers. The voyage keeps with a glance at the various oddest numbers in arithmetic, together with 0, the golden ratio, imaginary numbers, Roman numerals, and Egyptian and carrying on with fractions. After a deep dive into smooth common sense, together with an advent to linear common sense and the logic-savvy Prolog language, the journey concludes with a travel of contemporary set conception and the advances and paradoxes of contemporary mechanical computing.

If your highschool or university math classes left you greedy for the interior which means at the back of the numbers, Mark's e-book will either entertain and enlighten you.

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Eyes on Math (0)

By Marian Small

This new e-book is an exhilarating follow-up to the authors bestsellers on differentiated math guideline, strong Questions and extra stable Questions. Eyes on Math is a distinct instructing source that offers enticing, full-color portraits and photographs with textual content displaying academics tips to use each one photograph to stimulate mathematical educating conversations round key K-8 thoughts. academics utilizing the ebook can obtain the pictures for projection onto lecture room white forums or displays. The questions and solutions can help either scholars and academics glance extra deeply and notice the maths in the back of the maths!

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Geometry of Complex Numbers (Dover Books on Mathematics)

By Hans Schwerdtfeger

Illuminating, commonly praised ebook on analytic geometry of circles, the Moebius transformation, and 2-dimensional non-Euclidean geometries. "This publication might be in each library, and each professional in classical functionality conception may be conversant in this fabric. the writer has played a different provider by means of making this fabric so comfortably obtainable in one book." — Mathematical Review.

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Handbook in Monte Carlo Simulation: Applications in Financial Engineering, Risk Management, and Economics (Wiley Handbooks in Financial Engineering and Econometrics)

By Paolo Brandimarte

An obtainable remedy of Monte Carlo equipment, ideas, and functions within the box of finance and economics

Providing readers with an in-depth and entire advisor, the Handbook in Monte Carlo Simulation: functions in monetary Engineering, threat administration, and Economics presents a well timed account of the applicationsof Monte Carlo tools in monetary engineering and economics. Written by means of a global major professional in thefield, the guide illustrates the demanding situations confronting present-day monetary practitioners and offers numerous applicationsof Monte Carlo recommendations to respond to those concerns. The booklet is prepared into 5 elements: advent andmotivation; enter research, modeling, and estimation; random variate and pattern direction new release; output analysisand variance relief; and purposes starting from alternative pricing and threat administration to optimization.

The Handbook in Monte Carlo Simulation features:

  • An introductory part for simple fabric on stochastic modeling and estimation geared toward readers who may have a precis or evaluate of the essentials
  • Carefully crafted examples on the way to spot capability pitfalls and downsides of every approach
  • An available remedy of complicated subject matters akin to low-discrepancy sequences, stochastic optimization, dynamic programming, danger measures, and Markov chain Monte Carlo methods
  • Numerous items of R code used to demonstrate basic principles in concrete phrases and inspire experimentation

The Handbook in Monte Carlo Simulation: purposes in monetary Engineering, threat administration, and Economics is a whole reference for practitioners within the fields of finance, enterprise, utilized statistics, econometrics, and engineering, in addition to a complement for MBA and graduate-level classes on Monte Carlo equipment and simulation.

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Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, Volume 4

Within the sector of a century given that 3 mathematicians and online game theorists collaborated to create profitable methods to your Mathematical performs, the ebook has turn into the definitive paintings near to mathematical video games. Now conscientiously revised and damaged down into 4 volumes to house new advancements, the second one version keeps the original's wealth of wit and knowledge. The authors' insightful recommendations, combined with their witty and irreverent sort, make examining a ecocnomic excitement. In quantity four, the authors current a Diamond of a locate, masking one-player video games corresponding to Solitaire.

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Calculus for the practical man, (Mathematics for self study)

CALCULUS For the sensible guy through J. E. THOMPSON. initially released in 1931. PREFACE: THIS publication on simplified calculus is considered one of a sequence designed through the writer and writer for the reader with an curiosity within the which means and less complicated means of mathematical technological know-how, and when you desire to receive a pragmatic mastery of a few of the extra traditional and without delay necessary branches of the technology with out assistance from a instructor. just like the different books within the sequence it's the outgrowth of the author's adventure with scholars akin to these pointed out and the call for skilled by way of the writer for books that may be learn in addition to studied. one of many striking good points of the ebook is using the tactic of premiums rather than the strategy of limits. To the conven tional instructor of arithmetic, whose scholars paintings for a school measure and glance towards the trendy concept of features, the writer accelerates to assert that for his or her reasons the restrict technique is the one technique that may profitably be used. To the readers contem plated within the coaching of this publication, despite the fact that, the suggestion of a restrict and any approach to calculation dependent upon it usually appear man made and never hello any method attached with the usual rules of numbers, algebraic symbolism or common phenomena. nonetheless, the tactic of premiums turns out an instantaneous program of the main which this kind of reader has frequently heard pointed out because the extension of mathematics and algebra with which he needs to develop into familiar sooner than he can practice calculations which contain altering amounts. The familiarity of examples of adjusting amounts in every-day existence additionally makes it an easy topic to in troduce the terminology of the calculus; lecturers and readers will keep in mind the trouble encountered during this connection in additional formal remedies. The scope and diversity of the ebook are obtrusive from the desk of contents. the themes frequently present in books at the calculus yet no longer showing listed here are passed over in conformity with the plan of the e-book as acknowledged within the first paragraph above. An try has been made to method different elements of the topic as evidently and at once as attainable, to teach as in actual fact as attainable the team spirit and continuity of the topic as an entire, to teach what the calculus is all approximately and the way it's used, and to offer the fabric in as easy, user-friendly and casual a mode because it will let. it really is was hoping therefore that the ebook might be of the best curiosity and value to the readers pointed out above. the 1st version of this e-book was once ready earlier than the opposite volumes of the sequence have been written and the association of the cloth during this quantity was once now not kind of like within the others. during this revised version the association has been replaced slightly in order that it's now an analogous in the entire volumes of the sequence.

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Handbook of Combinatorial Designs, Second Edition (Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications)

Carrying on with within the bestselling, informative culture of the 1st variation, the Handbook of Combinatorial Designs, moment Edition continues to be the one source to include all the most crucial effects and tables within the box of combinatorial layout. This guide covers the structures, homes, and purposes of designs in addition to lifestyles results.

Over 30% longer than the 1st version, the e-book builds upon the foundation of its predecessor whereas conserving the unique individuals' services. the 1st half includes a short advent and historical past of the topic. the next components concentrate on 4 major sessions of combinatorial designs: balanced incomplete block designs, orthogonal arrays and Latin squares, pairwise balanced designs, and Hadamard and orthogonal designs. heavily attached to the previous sections, the following half surveys sixty five extra sessions of designs, akin to balanced ternary, factorial, graphical, Howell, quasi-symmetric, and round. the ultimate half offers mathematical and computational historical past concerning layout theory.

New to the second one Edition

  • An introductory half that gives a normal assessment and a old point of view of the area
  • New chapters at the historical past of layout conception, a variety of codes, bent features, and various varieties of designs
  • Fully up to date tables, together with BIBDs, MOLS, PBDs, and Hadamard matrices
  • Nearly 2,200 references in one bibliographic section

    Meeting the necessity for up to date and obtainable tabular and reference details, this instruction manual presents the instruments to appreciate combinatorial layout conception and functions that span the whole discipline.

  • the writer continues an internet site with extra information.

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    Demand Flexibility in Supply Chain Planning (SpringerBriefs in Optimization)

    By Joseph Geunes

    This paintings encapsulates the basic advancements during this box right into a unmarried source, in addition to to set an time table for additional improvement within the field. This short makes a speciality of the call for flexibility in offer chains with fragmented effects disbursed through the literature. those effects have robust implications for handling real-world complicated operations making plans problems.

    This e-book exploits dimensions of call for flexibility in provide chains and characterizes the simplest healthy among call for houses and operations features and constraints. The origins and seminal works are traced in built-in call for and operations making plans and an in-depth documentation is equipped for the present state-of-the-art. structures with inherent charges and constraints that needs to reply to a few set of calls for at a minimal fee are examined.  an important unanswered questions are explored and the high-value learn instructions  are highlighted for either perform and for the advance of latest and fascinating optimization types and algorithms.

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    1001 Algebra Problems

    By Mark A. McKibben

    1001 Algebra difficulties bargains people with math nervousness and others who desire tutoring the hands-on perform they wish. this beneficial handbook prone clients the instruments they should grasp algebra. This identify is helping clients to organize for tests, enhance m/c ideas, follow algebra ideas to program difficulties and construct challenge fixing abilities. comprises the commonest algebra strategies from expressions to linear equalities to services.

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