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The VNR Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics

By: N/A

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold: April 1977

Seller ID: 80248

ISBN: 0442226462

Condition: Used - Very Good


1st printing. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Dust cover shows wear on edges, tiny tears on edges. View more info

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Partial Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics (2nd Corrected Edition)

By: A. G. Webster; Editor-Samuel J. Plimpton

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.: 1966

Seller ID: 66555

ISBN: 048660263X

Condition: Used - Very Good


2nd Corrected Edition (1966) No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Light foxing on front edge. Gently read. . . . . . . This was a textbook for a graduate engineering course I took at UCLA in 1954. It was a tough class, but a good one to get engineers up to speed on why partial differential equations were so useful at that time. We had no digital computers for numerical solutions. so classic solutions were often good enough rather than a tedious numerical solution by hand. The only other viable alternative was a very expensive electrical analog computer. This was... View more info

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Linear Algebra and Analysis (The Mathesis Series)

By: Andre Lichnerowicz; Translator-Alison Johnson; Editor-G. Darois

Price: $33.95

Publisher: Holden-Day: 1967

Seller ID: 79544

ISBN: 0816252041

Condition: Used - Very Good


1st Edition (Hoden-Day - 1967. 1st Edition. Previous owner's name on inside front cover. (Stamped Complimentary Copy, Not to Be Sold which only applied to its issue in 1967, and does not apply to the vintage used book market. Binding is tight and square. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Table of Contents: * PART I: Linear Algebra: 1.) Linear equations -- 2.) Euclidian space and Hermitian space -- 3.) Algebra of matrices and forms -- 4.) Tensor algebra, exterior algebra -- * PART II: Linear Analysis: 1.) Exterior differential forms; multiple integrals; Stokes’s formula -- ... View more info

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Sentences Undecidable in Formalized Arithmetic, an Exposition of the Theory of Kurt Godel (Studies In Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics)

By: Andrzej Mostowski

Price: $19.95

Publisher: North-Holland Publishing Company: 1964

Seller ID: 65589

ISBN: B06XQB6DC7

Condition: Used - Very Good


3rd Printing (1964) Previous owner's name on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. . . . . . . . . Andrzej Mostowski (1 November 1913 – 22 August 1975) was a Polish mathematician. He is perhaps best remembered for the Mostowski collapse lemma. His work was largely on recursion theory and undecidability. From 1946 until his death in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, he worked at the University of Warsaw. Much of his work, during that time, was on first order logic and model theory. View more info

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A Course In Geometry - Plane and Solid

By: Arthur W. Weeks, Jackson B. Adkins

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Ginn: 1961

Seller ID: 68258

ISBN: B0007E40PK

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. No dust jacket as issued. . . . . . . This book covers classical Euclidian geometry. It has been around a long time. (The 1982 copyright date is just the last time the text was revised for printing. The pictures etc. date back to the 1940's.) The exercises are delightfully challenging. Amazon listed the book's reading level as 'young adult'. I have been teaching advanced HS geometry classes with this book for 6 years, and I can report that most bright students find the language challenging without someone to help t... View more info

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About Vectors (Dover Books on Mathematics)

By: Banesh Hoffmann

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: June 1975

Seller ID: 79722

ISBN: 0486604896

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. Appears unread. . . . . . From his unusual beginning in Defining a vector to his final comments on What then is a vector? author Banesh Hoffmann has written a book that is provocative and unconventional. In his emphasis on the unresolved issue of defining a vector, Hoffmann mixes pure and applied mathematics without using calculus. The result is a treatment that can serve as a supplement and corrective to textbooks, as well as collateral reading in all courses that deal with vectors. Major topics include vectors and... View more info

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Theory of Categories [Pure and Applied Mathematics, A Series of Monographs and Textbooks - No. 17]

By: Barry Mitchell

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Academic Press: 1965

Seller ID: 69394

ISBN: B0000CMV4W

Condition: Used - Very Good


Previous owner's name on inside front cover. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. DJ is Good. . . . . . . Fantastic - Best book I bought - finally someone who knows how to explain Categories -- heff001. . . . . TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1.) Preliminaries -- 2.) Diagrams and Functors -- 3.) Complete Categories -- 4.) Group Valued Functors -- 5.) Adjoint Functors -- 6.) Applications of Adjoint Functors -- 7.) Extensions -- 8.) Satellites -- 9.) Global Dimension -- 10.) Sheaves -- Bibliography -- Subject Index. View more info

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Principles and Techniques of Applied Mathematics (Dover Books on Mathematics)

By: Bernard Friedman

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1990

Seller ID: 79727

ISBN: 0486664449

Condition: Used - Very Good


1990 Printing - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . Stimulating, thought-provoking study shows how abstract methods of pure mathematics can be used to systematize problem-solving techniques in applied mathematics. Topics include methods for solving integral equations, finding Green’s function for ordinary or partial differential equations, and for finding the spectral representation of ordinary differential operators. Problems. Appendices. Bibliography. View more info

Principle & Techniques of Applied Mathematics,

By: BernardFriedman

Price: $12.98

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: January 1956

Seller ID: 68026

ISBN: B000XA0IZ4

Condition: Used - Very Good


Second printing 1957. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. View more info

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Elementary Real Analysis

By: Brian S. Thomson, Judith B. Bruckner, Andrew M. Bruckner

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Prentice Hall: December 2000

Seller ID: 68978

ISBN: 0130190756

Condition: Used - Very Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . I am a Data Scientist by profession with CS and EE background, I have reached a point in my career where I needed to go beyond LSE based optimizations. Long story short, I realized I have to strengthen my concepts in sequences, convergence, sets, etc. before I can really appreciate Hilbert Spaces, and take a deeper dive into more cutting edge optimizations techniques. This book is like a story book, authors have accomplished a feat of unproportional amount to make it so intuitive and succinct. There a... View more info

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Numerical Mathematics: Theory And Computer Applications

By: Carl-Erik Froberg

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Co.: 1985

Seller ID: 79535

ISBN: 0805325301

Condition: Used - Very Good


Publisher is Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co. (1985) No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . Don't be put off by the book being printed in 1985. The algorithms it explains are scarcely outdated. It talks at the level of these algorithms; independent of any particular computer language or hardware. So we see the derivation of Legendre polynomials, complex integration and interpolation methods, as some examples of the book's topics. On the issue of solving systems of differential equations, difficult questions of numerical stability arise an... View more info

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Real Functions (Prindle, Weber & Schmidt Complementary Series in Mathmatics - Volume 8)

By: Casper Goffman

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Prindle, Weber & Schmidt Inc: August 1970

Seller ID: 66226

ISBN: B000KIPAKM

Condition: Used - Very Good


VERY GOOD + (1970 Printing) No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read if at all. View more info

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Calculus of Finite Differences - 3rd Edition

By: Charles Jordan

Price: $69.95

Publisher: American Mathematical Society / Chelsea: 1965

Seller ID: 69465

ISBN: 0828400334

Condition: Used - Like New


CLEAN!! No marks. Might as well be new. Appears unread. . . . . . . Destined to remain the classic treatment of the subject … for many years to come … Although an inspection of the table of contents reveals a coverage so extensive that the work of more than 600 pages might lead one at first to regard this book as an encyclopedia on the subject, a reading of any chapter of the text will impress the reader as a friendly lecture revealing an unusual appreciation of both rigor and the computing technique so important to the statistician. In a word, Jordan's work is a most readable and... View more info

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Topological Spaces: Including a Treatment of Multi-Valued Functions, Vector Spaces and Convexity (Dover Books on Mathematics)

By: Claude Berge; Translator-E. M. Patterson

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1997

Seller ID: 79726

ISBN: 0486696537

Condition: Used - Very Good


1997 Printing - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . Set topology, the subject of the present volume, studies sets in topological spaces and topological vector spaces; whenever these sets are collections of n-tuples or classes of functions, the book recovers well-known results of classical analysis. In order to provide a topological tool of equal interest to students of both pure and applied mathematics, this work includes a systematic development of the properties of multi-valued functions. Topics include families of sets, mappings of one se... View more info

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The Theory of Lie Groups, (Princeton Mathematical Series)

By: Claude Chevalley

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1957

Seller ID: 69094

ISBN: B0007HG69A

Condition: Used - Very Good


3rd Printing (Princeton - 1957) No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . Check any modern author's bibliography, and you'll find Chevalley. That's because a classic is a classic. Of course there are certain usages, notations and cutting-edge developments and research which break new ground with intelligence and freshness. And keeping up with all that is obligatory, primarily because most of us are followers compelled to apply, apply, apply. But if you love and admire mathematics for mathematics sake, believing that only that love can produce or... View more info

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Atom-Photon Interactions: Basic Processes and Applications

By: Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Jacques Dupont-Roc, Gilbert Grynberg

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience: March 1992

Seller ID: 79623

ISBN: 0471625566

Condition: Used - Very Good


1st Edition / 1st Printing - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . This book allows the reader to master various aspects of the physics of the interaction between light and matter. It is devoted to the study of the interactions between photons and atoms in atomic and molecular physics, quantum optics, and laser physics. The elementary processes in which photons are emitted, absorbed, scattered, or exchanged between atoms are treated in detail and described using diagrammatic representation. The book presents different theoretical approaches... View more info

Discourse on Fourier Series (University Mathematical Monographs)

By: Cornelius Lanczos

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Hafner Publishing: 1966

Seller ID: 68159

ISBN: 0050012975

Condition: Used - Very Good


Hafner Publishing Edition (1966) No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. . . . . . . . Of Cornelius Lanczos: if familiar with his monograph on Variational Principles of Mechanics, then chances are that you will greatly enjoy this offering. And, if that is not reason enough to pique your interest, recall Lanczos published a paper (February 26,1926) where he '...demonstrated how the operations of matrix mechanics can be formulated in terms of integral equations.' (Lanczos Centenary Conference, 1994). With that in mind, we turn to this remarkable book, one wh... View more info

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Algebra Meaning and Mastery (Educational Manual - MB164)

By: Daniel W. Snader

Price: $8.95

Publisher: The United States Armed Forces Institute / John Winston: 1949

Seller ID: 80288

ISBN: B000GIZ664

Condition: Used - Good


No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Some dog-earred pages. View more info

Joy of Pi

By: David Blatner

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Walker & Co: September 1999

Seller ID: 50956

ISBN: 0802775624

Condition: Used - Very Good


Cover is clean and in good condition. No writing or marks observed in the text. Binding is tight and square. View more info

A Source Book in Mathematics, Vol. 2: The Field of Geometry / The Field of Probability / The Field of the Calculus, Functions, Quaternions

By: David Eugene Smith

Price: $12.98

Publisher: Dover Publications: January 1959

Seller ID: 77878

ISBN: 0486605531

Condition: Used - Very Good


Errata sheet included for page 631. No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Gently read. View more info