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Functional Equations in Several Variables With Applications to Mathematics, Information Theory and to the Natural and Social Sciences

By: Aczel, J. & J. Dhombres

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17773

ISBN: 0521352762

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A bright, solid book, red cloth boards are unmarked, text unmarked. ; Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications, Vol. 31; 9.21 X 6.14 X 1.12 inches; 462 pages; "Deals with modern theory of functional equations in several variables and their applications to mathematics, information theory, and the natural, behavioral, and social sciences. The authors emphasize applications, although not at the expense of theory, and have kept the prerequisites to a minimum; the reader should be familiar with calculus and some simple structures of algebra and have a basic knowledge of Lebesque integra... View more info

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Thirteen Papers on Algebra, Topology, Complex Variables and Linear Programming

By: Bazilevic, I. E & V. G. Boltjanskif

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Providence, RI, American Mathematical Society: 1968

Seller ID: 13322

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Corners lightly bumped; A tight solid book. ; American Mathematical Society Translations Series 2, Volume 71 ; 236 pages; Mathematical papers by 15 Russian mathematicians View more info

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NONSELFADJOINT OPERATOR ALGEBRAS, OPERATOR THEORY, AND RELATED TOPICS

By: Bercovici, Hari & Foias, Ciprian

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Boston, Birkhauser: 1998

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6475

ISBN: 0817659544

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Operator Theory Advances & Applications #104; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 201 pages; Only slight wear. A tight bright book. Unmarked text. This volume, dedicated to Carl Pearcy on the occasion of his 60th birthday, presents recent results in operator theory, nonselfadjoint operator algebras, measure theory and the theory of moments. The articles on these subjects have been contributed by leading area experts, many of whom were associated with Carl Pearcy as students or collaborators. The book testifies to his multifaceted interests and includes a biographical sketch and a list of public... View more info

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Elements of the History of Mathematics

By: Bourbaki, Nicolas & N. Bourbaki

Price: $79.95

Publisher: New York, Springer Verlag: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16877

ISBN: 0387193766

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book ; Elements of Mathematics; 9.49 X 6.35 X 0.89 inches; 301 pages; Nicolas Bourbaki's multi-volume treatise "The Elements of Mathematics" contains, in each volume, a section or chapter devoted to the history of the subject. This book collects together these historical segments, without any claim to establishing a complete or chronological history of mathematics, but with an emphasis on the emergence, development and interaction of the leading ideas of the mathematical theories presented in the "Elements". In particular, the book provides a ... View more info

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A History of Mathematics

By: Boyer, Carl B. & Uta C. Merzbach & Isaac Asimov

Price: $18.25

Publisher: New York, Wiley: 1991

Edition: Second Edition; Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 16923

ISBN: 0471543977

Condition: Very Good+


Light shelfwear to card covers. ; A bright, solid book.; 9.20 X 6.20 X 2.10 inches; 715 pages; Forward to the book written by Isaac Asimov. "Boyer and Merzbach distill thousands of years of mathematics into this fascinating chronicle. From the Greeks to Godel, the mathematics is brilliant; the cast of characters is distinguished; the ebb and flow of ideas is everywhere evident. And, while tracing the development of European mathematics, the authors do not overlook the contributions of Chinese, Indian, and Arabic civilizations. Without doubt, this is--and will long remain--a classic one-vol... View more info

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Modern Dynamical Systems and Applications

By: Brin, Michael & Boris Hasselblatt editors

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17846

ISBN: 0521840732

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear, lightly bumped bottom fore corner.; A bright, solid book, Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Text umarked.; 9 X 6 X 1.06 inches; 405 pages; "Presenting a wide cross-section of current research in the theory of dynamical systems, this collection consists of articles by leading researchers (and several Fields medallists) in a variety of specialties. Surveys featuring new results, as well as research papers, are included because of their potentially high impact. Major areas covered include hyperbolic dynamics, elliptic dynamics, mechanics, geomet... View more info

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Our Days Are Numbered How Mathematics Orders Our Lives

By: Brown, Jason

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Emblem Editions: 2010

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 17869

ISBN: 0771016972

Condition: Very Good+


card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, card covers are crisp and clean, text unmarked.; 7.90 X 5.20 X 0.70 inches; 290 pages View more info

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Elements of the integral calculus, with a key to the solution of differential equations ...

By: Byerly, William Elwood

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Boston, Ginn and Company: 1888

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18241

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Black cloth boards show heavy wear, bumped corners, with library stamps throughout. Bookplate pasted inside front board. Rear hinge has started. ; Text unmarked; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 355 pages View more info

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Applied Probability: Proceedings of an IMS Workshop on Applied Probability, May 31, 1999-June 12, 1999. Institute of Mathematical Sciences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

By: Chan, Raymond H. & Yue-Kuen Kwok & David Yao

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Providence, RI, American Mathematical Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13773

ISBN: 0821831917

Condition: Very Good+


Only slight wear to card covers; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; AMS/IP Studies in Advanced Mathematics Volume 26; 0.39 x 9.84 x 7.01 Inches; 148 pages; This book presents articles on original material from invited talks given at the "IMS Workshop on Applied Probability" organized by the Institute of Mathematical Sciences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in May 1999. The goal of the workshop was to promote research in applied probability for local mathematicians and engineers and to foster exchange with experts from other parts of the world. The main themes were mathematical fin... View more info

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Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations And Related Analysis The Emphasis Year 2002-2003 Program On Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations And Related ... Universi

By: Chen, Gui-Qiang; George Gasper; Joseph W. Jerome

Price: $19.95

Publisher: American Mathematical Society: 2005

Seller ID: 13236

ISBN: 0821835335

Condition: Near Fine


As new in shrink wrap; Trade PB; Contemporary Mathematics; 0.75 x 10 x 7 Inches; 323 pages; Many well-known mathematicians attended the events & submitted their contributions for this volume. Eighteen papers comprise this work, representing the most significant advances and current trends in nonlinear PDEs & their applications. Topics covered include elliptic & parabolic equations, Navier Stokes equations, & hyperbolic conservation laws. Important applications are presented from incompressible and compressible fluid mechanics, combustion, and electromagnetism.Also included are articles on rece... View more info

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The Intersection of History and Mathematics

By: Chikara, Sasaki; Sugiura Mitsuo & Joseph W. Dauben

Price: $99.50

Publisher: Basel, SW, Birkhäuser Basel: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16322

ISBN: 3764350296

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small initials on title page, light bump top fore edge ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, text unmarked. ; Science Networks. Historical Studies, Vol 15; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 257 pages; Taking seminal mathematical concepts and theories as their starting point, the contributors to this volume define myriad forms of interaction between mathematical research and historiographical problems. In the process, they pose such important questions as "Can an independent historian of mathematics make fruitful contributions to the development of mathematics?"... View more info

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Numbers and Shapes Revisited More Problems for Young Mathematicians

By: Cofman, Judita

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 16352

ISBN: 0198534604

Condition: Very Good+


Only slight wear to card covers ; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; Oxford Science Publications; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.80 inches; 308 pages; Numbers and Shapes Revisited is the ideal guide for high school and undergraduate students seeking to understand the connections between the wide range of mathematical methods and concepts that they may come across in their curriculum. Topics include elementary number theory, classical algebra, euclidean geometry, group theory, and combinatorics. Stimulating and enjoyable, the book will promote independent thinking and the ability to pose and ... View more info

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Rise of the New Physics, vol II its mathematical and physical theories

By: D'Abro, A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17921

ISBN: 0486200043

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show some shelf wear.; A tight, solid book, text unmarked.; 8.30 X 5.10 X 1.40 inches; 982 pages; This is a reprint of the 2nd edition View more info

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The Lore of Large Numbers

By: Davis, Philip J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Mathematical Association of America: 1975

Edition: Thirteenth Printing

Seller ID: 17877

ISBN: 0883856069

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show some shelf wear and light soil. ; A bright, solid book, text unmarked. ; New Mathematical Library #6; 8.80 X 6 X 0.40 inches; 165 pages; "the author explains the arithmetic and the uses of large numbers in a way which introduces the reader to the horizons of modern mathematics. The reader is introduced to exponents, computation, number theory and to the rapidity of growth of sequences." blurb View more info

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Force and Geometry in Newton's "Principia"

By: De Gandt, François & Curtis Wilson

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16826

ISBN: 0691033676

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A bright, solid book, text unmarked.; 9.75 X 6.50 X 1.25 inches; 296 pages; "In this book François De Gandt introduces us to the reading of Newton's Principia in its own terms. The path of access that De Gandt proposes leads through the study of the geometrization of force. The result is a highly original meditation on the sources and meaning of Newton's magnum opus.In Chapter I De Gandt presents a translation of and detailed commentary on an earlier and simpler version of what in 1687 became Book I of the Principia; here in clear... View more info

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The Historical Development of the Calculus

By: Edwards, C. H.

Price: $54.95

Publisher: New York, Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K: 1979

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 17856

ISBN: 3540943137

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, card covers are crisp and clean.; 9.06 X 6.14 X 0.87 inches; 351 pages; "This is a lucid account of the highlights in the historical development of the calculus from ancient to modern times from the beginnings of geometry in antiquity to the nonstandard analysis of the twentieth century. It emphasizes the genesis and evolution of both fundamental concepts and computational techniques. The intended audience includes not only students of the history of mathematics, but also the wider mathematical community, specifically those who... View more info

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Mathematics and Culture I

By: Emmer, Michele & E. Moreale

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Springer: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17827

ISBN: 3540017704

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


A bright, solid book in Near Fine condition, illustrated boards, text unmarked. ; 9.45 X 6.38 X 1.02 inches; 352 pages; "A fascinating and insightful collection of papers on the strong links between mathematics and culture. The contributions range from cinema and theatre directors to musicians, architects, historians, physicians, graphic designers and writers. The text highlights the cultural and formative character of mathematics, its educational value, and imaginative dimension. These articles are highly interesting, sometimes amusing, and make excellent starting points for researching t... View more info

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Fantasia Mathematica

By: Fadiman, Clifton

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Copernicus: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17780

ISBN: 0387949313

Condition: Near Fine


Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp.; 9.25 X 6.10 X 0.73 inches; 300 pages; "Clifton Fadiman's classic collection of mathematical stories, essays and anecdotes is now once again available. Ranging from the poignant to the comical via the simply surreal, these selections include writing by Aldous Huxley, Martin Gardner, H.G. Wells, George Gamow, G.H. Hardy, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, and many others. Humorous, mysterious, and always entertaining, this collection is sure to bring a smile to the faces of mathematicians and non-math... View more info

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Surface Topology

By: Firby, P. A. & Cyril F. Gardiner

Price: $29.50

Publisher: West Sussex, England, Ellis Horwood Ltd: 1992

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 17784

ISBN: 0138553211

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light shelf wear. ; A bright, solid book, card covers are clean and crisp , text unmarked.; Mathematics and Its Applications ; 9.75 X 6.75 X 0.50 inches; 222 pages; "This text examines the topology of compact surfaces through the development of some simple ideas in place geometry, an approach which allows a treatment of an area of mathematics that is particularly attractive both for the richness of its applications, and for the variety of its interactions with other branches of mathematics. A wide variety of topics are linked with surface topology, such as graph theor... View more info

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Knots & Surfaces

By: Gilbert, N. D. & Porter, T.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, Self Published: ca. 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 18330

Condition: Very Good+


Light soiling to page edges.; A bright, solid book. This appears have been self published circa 1990, a few years prior to the OUP publication. Black comb binding is intact, clear plastic front cover and red card back cover ; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; "This highly readable text details the interaction between the mathematical theory of knots and the theories of surfaces and group presentations. It expertly introduces several topics critical to the development of pure mathematics while providing an account of math "in action" in an unusual context. ... View more info