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  • Term Rewriting and All That (Hardback)

    Term Rewriting and All That (Hardback)

    $92.89

    "This is the first English language textbook offering a unified and self-contained introduction to the field of term rewriting. It covers all the basic material (abstract reduction systems, termination, confluence, completion, and combination problems), but also some important and closely connected subjects: universal algebra, unification theory, and Gröbner bases." — From the back cover

  • Problem-Solving Through Problems (Softcover)

    Problem-Solving Through Problems (Softcover)

    $59.49

    "This is a practical anthology of some of the best elementary problems in different branches of mathematics. They are selected for their aesthetic appeal as well as their instructional value, and are organized to highlight the most common problem-solving techniques encountered in undergraduate mathematics." — From the back cover

  • Graduate Texts in Mathematics: Multiplicative Number Theory, Third Edition (Hardback)

    Graduate Texts in Mathematics: Multiplicative Number Theory, Third Edition (Hardback)

    $54.99

    "This book thoroughly examines the distribution of prime numbers in arithmetic progressions." — From the back cover

  • Texts in Applied Mathematics 36: A Course in Robust Control Theory: A Convex Approach (Hardback)

    Texts in Applied Mathematics 36: A Course in Robust Control Theory: A Convex Approach (Hardback)

    $68.29

    "This goal of this book is to give a graduate-level course on robust control theory that emphasizes ... new developments, but at the same time conveys the main principles and ubiquitous tools at the heart of the subject. Its pedagogical objectives are to introduce a coherent and unified framework for studying robust control theory, to provide students with the control-theoretic background required to read and contributed to the research literature, and the present the main ideas and demonstrations of the major results of robust control theory." — From the back cover

  • Quantization of Gauge Systems (Softcover)

    Quantization of Gauge Systems (Softcover)

    $51.39

    "This book is a systematic study of the classical and quantum theories of gauge systems. ... [It] gives a general and unified treatment of the subject in a self-contained manner. Exercises are provided at the end of each chapter, and pedagogical examples are covered in the text." — From the back cover

  • Galois' Dream: Group Theory and Differential Equations (Hardback)

    Galois' Dream: Group Theory and Differential Equations (Hardback)

    $29.65

    "[The late] Michio Kuga's lectures on Group Theory and Differential Equations are a realization of two dreams—one to see Galois groups used to attack the problems of differential equations—the other to do so in such a manner as to take students from a very basic level to an understanding of the heart of this fascinating mathematical problem." — From the back cover

  • Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces [Carmo] (Hardback)

    Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces (Hardback)

    $67.59

    "Although there is enough material in the book for a full-year course (or a topics course), we tried to make the book suitable for a first course on differential geometry for students with some background in linear algebra and advanced calculus." — From "Some Remarks on Using This Book" (page vii)

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    Handbook of Mathematics and Computational Science (Hardback)

    $39.50

    "The Harris and Stocker Handbook of Mathematics and Computation Science is a complete desk-top reference for working scientists, engineers, and students. It serves as a veritable math toolbox for rapid access to a wealth of mathematics information for everyday use in problem solving, homework, examinations, etc." — From the back cover

  • Introduction to Applied Mathematics (Hardback)

    Introduction to Applied Mathematics (Hardback)

    $51.99

    "It is a pleasure to teach a subject when it is moving forward, and this one is—but the book has to share in that spirit and help to establish it. ... This book is a text for applied mathematics and advanced calculus and engineering mathematics. It aims to explain what is essential, as far as possible within one book and one year. It also reaches beyond the usual courses, to introduce more recent ideas..." — Gilbert Strang, Author, in the Preface

  • The Geometry of Physics: An Introduction, Revised Edition (Softcover)

    The Geometry of Physics: An Introduction, Revised Edition (Softcover)

    $37.79

    "This book is intended to provide a working knowledge of those parts of exterior differential forms, differential geometry, algebraic and differential topology, Lie groups, vector bundles and Chern forms that are essential for a deeper understanding of both classical and modern physics and engineering." — From the back cover

  • Orthogonal Polynomials and Random Matrices: A Riemann-Hilbert Approach (Softcover)

    Orthogonal Polynomials and Random Matrices: A Riemann-Hilbert Approach (Softcover)

    $27.59

    "This volume expands on a set of lectures held at the Courant Institute on Riemann-Hlibert problems, orthogonal polynomials, and random matrix theory. The goal of this course was to prove universality for a variety of statistical quantities arising in the theory of random matrix models." — From the back cover

  • Graduate Texts in Mathematics: Classical Topology and Combinatorial Group Theory, Second Edition (Hardback)

    Graduate Texts in Mathematics: Classical Topology and Combinatorial Group Theory, Second Edition (Hardback)

    $61.49

    "This is a well-balanced introduction to topology that stresses geometric aspects." — From the back cover

  • Categories and Computer Science (Softcover)

    Categories and Computer Science (Softcover)

    $36.49

    "Category theory has, in recent years, become increasingly important and popular in computer science, and many universities now have introductions to category theory as part of their courses for undergraduate computer scientists. The author is a respected category theorist and has based this textbook on a course given over the last few years at the University of Sydney." — From the back cover

  • Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics: Vector Analysis (Hardback)

    Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics: Vector Analysis (Hardback)

    $27.95

    "Classical vector analysis deals with vector fields; the gradient, divergence, and curl operators; line, surface, and volume integrals; and the integral theorems of Gauss, Green, and Stokes. Modern vector analysis distills these into the Cartan calculus and a general form of Stokes's theorem. This essentially modern text carefully develops vector analysis on manifolds, reinterprets it from the classical viewpoint (and with the classical notation) for three-dimensional Euclidean space, and then goes on to introduce de Rham cohomology and Hodge theory." — From the back cover

  • Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics: Linearity, Symmetry, and Prediction in the Hydrogen Atom (Hardback)

    Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics: Linearity, Symmetry, and Prediction in the Hydrogen Atom (Hardback)

    $41.79

    "This user-friendly exposition, driven by numerous examples and exercises, requires a solid background in calculus and familiarity with either linear algebra or advanced quantum mechanics. ... [It] will benefit students in mathematics, physics and chemistry, as well as a literate general readership." — From the back cover

  • Elementary Geometry of Algebraic Curves: An Undergraduate Introduction (Softcover)

    Elementary Geometry of Algebraic Curves: An Undergraduate Introduction (Softcover)

    $38.79

    "This is a genuine introduction to plane algebraic curves from a geometric viewpoint, designed as a first text for undergraduates in mathematics, or for postgraduate and research workers in the engineering and physical sciences." — From the back cover

  • Elements of Large-Sample Theory (Hardback)

    Elements of Large-Sample Theory (Hardback)

    $50.95

    "Elements of Large-Sample Theory provides a unified treatment of first-order large-sample theory. It discusses a broad range of applications including introductions to density estimation, the bootstrap, and the asymptotics of survey methodology. The book is written at an elementary level and is suitable for students at the master's level in statistics and in applied fields who have a background of two years of calculus." — From the back cover

  • Physics for Mathematicians: Mechanics I (Hardback)

    Physics for Mathematicians: Mechanics I (Hardback)

    $76.95

    "...I have written this work in order to learn the subject myself, in a form that I find comprehensible. And readers familiar with some of my previous books probably realize that this has pretty much been the reason for those works also." — Michael Spivak, Author, in the Preface (page vii)

  • Integer Programming (Hardback)

    Integer Programming (Hardback)

    $76.89

    "Integer Programming is an ideal textbook for courses in integer/mathematical programming—whether in operations research, mathematics, engineering, or computer science departments. It is also a valuable reference for industrial users of integer programming and researchers who would like to keep up with advances in the field." — From the back cover

  • Excursions in Calculus: An Interplay of the Continuous and the Discrete (Softcover)

    Excursions in Calculus: An Interplay of the Continuous and the Discrete (Softcover)

    $36.99

    "The purpose of this book is to explore—within the context of elementary calculus—the rich and elegant interplay that exists between the two main currents of mathematics, the continuous and the discrete." — From the back cover

  • Algebra and Geometry (Softcover)

    Algebra and Geometry (Softcover)

    $35.49

    "This text gives a basic introduction and a unified approach to algebra and geometry. It covers the ideas of complex numbers, scalar and vector products, determinants, linear algebra, group theory, permutation groups, symmetry groups and various aspects of geometry including groups of isometries, rotations, and spherical geometry." — From the back cover

  • Lecture Notes on Electron Correlation and Magnetism (Hardback)

    Lecture Notes on Electron Correlation and Magnetism (Hardback)

    $122.95

    "Usually, I give a two-semester course with two hours a week. Obviously the material assembled here is too much for that, so it should rather be understood that different versions of the course can be put together around the same central themes." — From the Preface (page xiv)

  • Classics in Mathematics: Interacting Particle Systems (Softcover)

    Classics in Mathematics: Interacting Particle Systems (Softcover)

    $39.99

    "My intention is that this book serve as a reference work on interacting particle systems, and that it be used as the basis for an advanced graduate course on the subject." — From the Preface (page vii)

  • A Radical Approach to Lebesgues's Theory of Integration (Softcover)

    A Radical Approach to Lebesgues's Theory of Integration (Softcover)

    $31.59

    "Meant for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in mathematics, this lively introduction to measure theory and Lebesgue integration is rooted in and motivated by the historical questions that led to its development. The author stresses the original purpose of the definitions and theorems and highlights some of the difficulties that were encountered as these ideas were refined." — From the back cover

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