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  • The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom
    The Seven Pillars of Statistical Wisdom (English, Paperback) Stephen M. Stigler

    What gives statistics its unity as a science? Stephen Stigler sets forth the seven foundational ideas of statistics-a scientific discipline related to but distinct from mathematics and computer science and one which often seems counterintuitive. His original account will fascinate the interested layperson and engage the professional statistician.

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  • Hidden Figures
    Hidden Figures (English, CD-Audio) Margot Lee Shetterly $31.99 $39.99
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  • Prime Numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis
    Prime Numbers and the Riemann Hypothesis (English, Paperback) Barry Mazur, William Stein

    This book introduces prime numbers and explains the famous unsolved Riemann hypothesis.

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  • Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem
    Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem (English, Paperback) Dwight E. Neuenschwander

    This handy guide includes end-of-chapter questions for review and appendixes detailing key related physics concepts for further study.

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  • Islamic Geometric Patterns
    Islamic Geometric Patterns (English, Hardback) Jay Bonner

    Islamic Geometric Patterns presents an in-depth examination of the polygonal technique, the primary method used in creating Islamic geometric patterns. The text details the methodology behind this dead art form, and presents historical evidence, both of which are vital to the ornamental tradition.

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  • Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem
    Emmy Noether's Wonderful Theorem (English, Paperback) Dwight E. Neuenschwander

    Other refinements in the new edition include an enlarged biography of Emmy Noether's life and work, parallels drawn between the present approach and Noether's original 1918 paper, and a summary of the logic behind Noether's theorem.

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  • The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016
    The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016 (English, Paperback) Mircea Pitici

    The description for this book, The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016, will be forthcoming.

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  • The Turing Guide
    The Turing Guide (English, Paperback) Jack Copeland, Jonathan Bowen

    This carefully edited resource brings together contributions from some of the world's leading experts on Alan Turing to create a comprehensive guide that will serve as a useful resource for researchers in the area as well as the increasingly interested general reader.

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  • Measurement
    Measurement (English, Paperback) Paul Lockhart

    Offers a solution to math phobia by introducing readers to mathematics as an artful way of thinking and living.

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  • The Science of Conjecture
    The Science of Conjecture (English, Paperback) James Franklin

    The Science of Conjecture provides a history of rational methods of dealing with uncertainty and explores the coming to consciousness of the human understanding of risk.

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  • Origins of Mathematical Words
    Origins of Mathematical Words (English, Paperback) Anthony Lo Bello

    These and hundreds of other terms wait to be discovered within the pages of this mathematical and etymological treasure chest.

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  • Mathematics in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art
    Mathematics in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art (English, Paperback) Robert Tubbs

    An insightful tour of the great masters of the last century and an argument that challenges long-held paradigms, Mathematics in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art will appeal to mathematicians, humanists, and artists, as well as instructors teaching the connections among math, literature, and art.

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  • A History of Mathematics, Third Edition
    A History of Mathematics, Third Edition (English, Paperback) Carl B. Boyer, Uta C. Merzbach

    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, and patterns.

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  • In Pursuit of the Unknown
    In Pursuit of the Unknown (English, Paperback) Ian Stewart

    Most people are familiar with history's great equations: Newton's Law of Gravity, for instance, or Einstein's theory of relativity. But the way these mathematical breakthroughs have contributed to human progress is seldom appreciated. In In Pursuit of the Unknown, celebrated mathematician Ian Stewart untangles the roots of our most important mathematical statements to show that...

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  • Wonders Beyond Numbers
    Wonders Beyond Numbers (English, Hardback) Johnny Ball

    An all-encompassing history of mathematics from beloved TV presenter Johnny Ball.

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

    Spherical trigonometry was at the heart of astronomy and ocean-going navigation for two millennia. The discipline was a mainstay of mathematics education for centuries, and it was a standard subject in high schools until the 1950s. Today, however, it is rarely taught. Heavenly Mathematics traces the rich history of this forgotten art, revealing how the cultures of classical Greece, medieval Islam,...

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  • The Theory That Would Not Die
    The Theory That Would Not Die (English, Paperback) Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

    Drawing on primary source material and interviews with statisticians and other scientists, this book offers an account of Bayes' rule for general readers, It traces its discovery by an amateur mathematician in the 1740s through its development into roughly its modern form by French scientist Pierre Simon Laplace.

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  • The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction
    The History of Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Jacqueline A. Stedall

    In this Very Short Introduction, Jacqueline Stedall explores the rich historical and cultural diversity of mathematical endeavour from the distant past to the present day, using illustrative case studies drawn from a range of times and places; including early imperial China, the medieval Islamic world, and nineteenth-century Britain.

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  • Love and Math
    Love and Math (English, Paperback) Edward Frenkel

    "Fascinating...Frenkel deftly takes the reader from the beginnings of this mathematical symphony to the far reaches of our current understanding." -Nature

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  • A Curious History of Mathematics
    A Curious History of Mathematics (Paperback) Joel Levy

    Telling the exciting story from a historical perspective, this book shows how mathematical science advanced through the discoveries of the ancient Babylonians, Egyptians and Greeks, the great scholars of medieval Islam and Europe, and the Renaissance and the birth of the Scientific Revolution.

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