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  • Ruler and Compass by Andrew Sutton
    Ruler and Compass (English, Paperback) Andrew Sutton

    In this unique little book, Andrew Sutton guides you through the once treasured principles of ruler and compass constructions, used for centuries by architects, carpenters, stonemasons and master craftsmen. Designed to last until the lights go out, this is a timeless book.

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  • Drawing Geometry by Jon Allen
    Drawing Geometry (English, Paperback) Jon Allen

    Teaches professionals how to draw two-dimensional geometric shapes in simple step-by-step instructions.

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  • Islamic Design by Daud Sutton
    Islamic Design (English, Paperback) Daud Sutton

    Across the Islamic world, illuminating Korans from Morocco to Malaysia, are hidden some of the most exquisite geometrical devices ever conceived by man. In this excellent little book, geometer Daud Sutton unravels the mystery of Islamic patterns, explaining where they come from, how to draw them, and hinting at the Divine messages they encode.

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  • Heavenly Mathematics by Glen Van Brummelen
    Heavenly Mathematics (English, Paperback) Glen Van Brummelen

    Heavenly Mathematics traces the rich history of spherical trigonometry, revealing how the cultures of classical Greece, medieval Islam, and the modern West used this forgotten art to chart the heavens and the Earth. Once at the heart of astronomy and ocean-going navigation for two millennia, the discipline was also a mainstay of mathematics education for centuries and taught widely until the...

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  • Differential Geometry by Erwin Kreyszig
    Differential Geometry (English, Paperback) Erwin Kreyszig

    An introductory textbook on the differential geometry of curves and surfaces in 3-dimensional Euclidean space, presented in its simplest, most essential form. With problems and solutions. Includes 99 illustrations.

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  • Proofs from THE BOOK by Martin Aigner
    Proofs from THE BOOK (English, Hardback) Martin Aigner, Karl H. Hofmann

    This revised and enlarged sixth edition of Proofs from THE BOOK features an entirely new chapter on Van der Waerden's permanent conjecture, as well as additional, highly original and delightful proofs in other chapters....

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  • The Shape of Space by Jeffrey R. Weeks
    The Shape of Space (English, Hardback) Jeffrey R. Weeks

    Covers the basic geometry of two and three-dimensional spaces. This work includes experiments to determine the true shape of the universe and contains illustrated examples and exercises that teach mind-expanding ideas. It explains how radiation remaining from the big bang may reveal the actual shape of the universe.

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  • Famous Problems in Geometry and How to Solve Them by Benjamin Bold
    Famous Problems in Geometry and How to Solve Them (English, Paperback) Benjamin Bold

    Delve into the development of modern mathematics and match wits with Euclid, Newton, Descartes, and others. Each chapter explores an individual type of challenge, with commentary and practice problems. Solutions.

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  • Algebraic Geometry by Robin Hartshorne
    Algebraic Geometry (English, Hardback) Robin Hartshorne

    This book can thus be used as textbook for an introductory course in algebraic geometry following a basic graduate course in algebra. Robin Hartshorne studied algebraic geometry with Oscar Zariski and David Mumford at Harvard, and with J.-P.

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  • Complex Algebraic Curves by Frances Kirwan
    Complex Algebraic Curves (English, Paperback) Frances Kirwan

    This book introduces the theory, observes the algebraic and topological properties of complex algebraic curves, and shows how they are related to complex analysis.

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  • Sacred Mathematics by Fukagawa Hidetoshi
    Sacred Mathematics (English, Hardback) Fukagawa Hidetoshi, Tony Rothman

    Presents excerpts from the travel diary of a Japanese mathematician, Yamaguchi Kanzan, who journeyed on foot throughout Japan to collect temple geometry problems. This book explains the sacred and devotional aspects of sangaku, and reveals how Japanese folk mathematicians discovered many theorems independently of mathematicians in the West.

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  • Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint by John Willard Milnor
    Topology from the Differentiable Viewpoint (English, Paperback) John Willard Milnor

    Provides a clear introduction to one of the important subjects in modern mathematics. Beginning with basic concepts such as diffeomorphisms and smooth manifolds, this book goes on to examine tangent spaces, oriented manifolds, and vector fields. It discusses concepts such as homotopy, the index number of a map, and the Pontryagin construction.

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  • The (Mis)Behaviour of Markets by Benoit B. Mandelbrot
    The (Mis)Behaviour of Markets (Paperback) Benoit B. Mandelbrot, Richard L. Hudson

    Includes material on the market crisis. This book presents models where the complex gyrations of the FTSE 100 and exchange rates can be reduced to straightforward formulae that yield a much more accurate description of the risks involved.

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  • Putnam and Beyond by Razvan Gelca
    Putnam and Beyond (English, Paperback) Razvan Gelca, Titu Andreescu

    Putnam Mathematical Competition for undergraduates as an inspiring symbol to build an appropriate math background for graduate studies in pure or applied mathematics, the reader is eased into transitioning from problem-solving at the high school level to the university and beyond, that is, to mathematical research.

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  • Groups, Matrices, and Vector Spaces by James B. Carrell
    Groups, Matrices, and Vector Spaces (English, Hardback) James B. Carrell

    The final two chapters consist of a more intensive look at group theory, emphasizing orbit stabilizer methods, and an introduction to linear algebraic groups, which enriches the notion of a matrix group. Applications involving symm etry groups, determinants, linear coding theory and cryptography are interwoven throughout.

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  • Introduction to Geometry and Topology by Walker Stern
    Introduction to Geometry and Topology (English, Paperback) Werner Ballmann

    This book provides an introduction to topology, differential topology, and differential geometry. It is based on manuscripts refined through use in a variety of lecture courses. The first chapter covers elementary results and concepts from point-set topology. An exception is the Jordan Curve Theorem, which is proved for polygonal paths and is intended to give students a first glimpse into the...

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  • Geodesic Math and How to Use It by Hugh Kenner
    Geodesic Math and How to Use It (English, Paperback) Hugh Kenner

    Twenty-five years after geodesic domes were first introduced, this text presents a method of design and provides a step-by-step method for producing mathematical specifications for orthodox geodesic domes, as well as for a variety of elliptical, super-elliptical and other nonspherical contours.

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  • Introduction to Metric and Topological Spaces by Wilson A. Sutherland
    Introduction to Metric and Topological Spaces (English, Paperback) Wilson A. Sutherland

    This fully updated new edition of Wilson Sutherland's classic text, Introduction to Metric and Topological Spaces, establishes the language of metric and topological spaces with continuity as the motivating concept, before developing its discussion to cover compactness, connectedness, and completeness.

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  • The Geometry of Art and Life by Matila Ghyka
    The Geometry of Art and Life (English, Paperback) Matila Ghyka

    This classic study probes the geometric interrelationships between art and life in dissertations by Plato, Pythagoras, and Archimedes and examples of modern architecture and art. 80 plates and 64 figures.

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  • Platonic and Archimedean Solids by Daud Sutton
    Platonic and Archimedean Solids (English, Paperback) Daud Sutton

    With hand-drawn woodcut-style images, this primer on three-dimensional space takes the reader on a journey into the world of the regular solids, with reference to Plato, Kepler and other famous figures from history who were obsessed with these forms. With detailed appendices, this is a book for specialists and amateurs alike.

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