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By Ian Paterson
The author shows how we use the English language to describe a selection of mathematical concepts; by explaining many mathematical games and diversions; and by including a large number of word puzzles and mathematical puzzles each of which demonstrates the close interrelationship between words and numbers.
Topics covered include Operations Research, Games and Control Theory, Computational Number Theory and Information Security, Scientific Computing and Applications, Statistical Modeling and Applications, Systems of Monitoring and Spatial Analysis.
Now in its second edition, this textbook provides an introduction and overview of number theory based on the density and properties of the prime numbers. This unique approach offers both a firm background in the standard material of number theory, as well as an overview of the entire discipline. All...
By Avner Ash
We use addition on a daily basis--yet how many of us stop to truly consider the enormous and remarkable ramifications of this mathematical activity? Summing It Up uses addition as a springboard to present a fascinating and accessible look at numbers and number theory, and how we apply beautiful numerical...
G. H. Hardy ranks among the great mathematicians of the twentieth century, doing essential research in number theory and analysis. This book is a feast of Hardy's writing, featuring articles ranging from the serious to the humorous. The G. H. Hardy Reader is a worthy introduction to an extraordinary individual.
By Avner Ash
Elliptic Tales describes the latest developments in number theory by looking at one of the most exciting unsolved problems in contemporary mathematics--the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture. The Clay Mathematics Institute is offering a prize of $1 million to anyone who can discover a general solution to the problem. The key...