Mathematical foundations

    Descriptive Complexity, Canonisation, and Definable Graph St

    By Martin Grohe

    Hardback Save £16.76 = £107.24

    This groundbreaking, yet accessible book contains original results on the interaction between graph theory and computational complexity using methods from finite model theory. As well as a wealth of new, previously unpublished results, the author also gives an account of the established results in the area.

    Can You Solve My Problems?

    By Alex Bellos

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    Are you smarter than a Singaporean ten-year-old?Can you beat Sherlock Holmes?If you think the answer is yes - I challenge you to solve my problems.

    From Groups to Categorial Algebra: Introduction to Protomodular and Mal\'tsev Categories

    By Dominique Bourn

    Paperback £38.45

    This book gives a thorough and entirely self-contained, in-depth introduction to a specific approach to group theory, in a large sense of that word. The focus lie on the relationships which a group may have with other groups, via "universal properties", a view on that group "from the outside". This...

    Mathematics for the Million

    By Lancelot Hogben

    Paperback £9.05

    Theoretical Foundations For Quantitative Finance

    By Gennady P. Berman

    Hardback £57.71

    This book provides simple introduction to quantitative finance for students and junior quants who want to approach the typical industry problems with practical but rigorous ambition. It shows a simple link between theoretical technicalities and practical solutions. Mathematical aspects are discussed from a practitioner perspective, with a deep focus on...

    Core Logic

    By Neil Tennant

    Hardback Save £2.94 = £42.06

    Neil Tennant presents an original logical system with unusual philosophical, proof-theoretic, metalogical, computational, and revision-theoretic virtues. Core Logic is the first system that ensures both relevance and adequacy for the formalization of all mathematical and scientific reasoning.

    Beyond Infinity

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE Even small children know there are infinitely many whole numbers - start counting and you'll never reach the end. But there are also infinitely many decimal numbers between zero and one. Are these two types of infinity the same? Are they...

    Groups, Languages and Automata

    By Derek F. Holt

    Paperback £28.65

    Many connections exist between group theory and automata theory, and a wide variety of them are discussed in this text. Any necessary background material is provided, and connections are explored along a number of strands that lead to the forefront of current research in geometric group theory.

    An Introduction to the Language of Category Theory

    By Steven Roman

    Paperback Save £6.54 = £38.45

    The first chapter of the book introduces the definitions of category and functor and discusses diagrams,duality, initial and terminal objects, special types of morphisms, and some special types of categories,particularly comma categories and hom-set categories.

    Mathematical Explorations

    By Alan F. Beardon

    Paperback £15.97

    Provides readers with experience of working on difficult unsolved problems. No deep mathematical background is required.

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