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  • Graduate Texts in Mathematics: Algebraic Geometry (Hardback)

    Graduate Texts in Mathematics: Algebraic Geometry (Hardback)

    $39.95

    "This book provides an introduction to abstract algebraic geometry using the methods of schemes and cohomology."—from the Preface

  • Graduate Texts in Mathematics: Introduction to Topological Manifolds (Softcover)

    Graduate Texts in Mathematics: Introduction to Topological Manifolds (Softcover)

    $39.95

    "This book is an introduction to manifolds at the beginning graduate level. It contains the essential topological ideas that are needed for the further study of manifolds, particularly in the context of differential geometry, algebraic topology, and related fields. Its guiding philosophy is to develop these ideas rigorously but economically with minimal prerequisites and plenty of geometric intuition." — From the back cover

  • Exploring Abstract Algebra with Mathematica® (Softcover with CD-ROM)

    Exploring Abstract Algebra with Mathematica® (Softcover with CD-ROM)

    $35.59

    "Exploring Abstract Algebra with Mathematica®, a book and CD package containing twenty-seven interactive labs on group and ring theory built around a suite of Mathematica® packages called AbstractAlgebra, is a novel learning environment for an introductory abstract algebra course." — From the back cover

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • Student Mathematical Library, Volume 16: Differential Geometry: Curves - Surfaces - Manifolds, Second Edition (Softcover)

    Student Mathematical Library, Volume 16: Differential Geometry: Curves - Surfaces - Manifolds, Second Edition (Softcover)

    $35.95

    "This carefully written book is an introduction to the beautiful ideas and results of differential geometry." — From the back cover

  • Iterative Error Correction: Turbo, Low-Density Parity-Check and Repeat-Accumulate Codes (Hardback)

    Iterative Error Correction: Turbo, Low-Density Parity-Check and Repeat-Accumulate Codes (Hardback)

    $35.97

    "Iterative error correction codes have found widespread application in cellular communications, digital broadcasting, deep space communications, and wireless LANs. This self-contained treatment of iterative error correction presents all the key ideas needed to understand, design, implement, and analyze these powerful codes." — From the back cover

  • A Course in Metric Geometry (Hardback)

    A Course in Metric Geometry (Hardback)

    $35.79

    "This book is not a research monograph or a reference book (although research interests of the authors influenced it a lot)—this is a textbook. Its structure is similar to that of a graduate course." — From the Preface (page xi)

  • Integer Partitions (Softcover)

    Integer Partitions (Softcover)

    $35.89

    "The aim of this introductory textbook is to provide an accessible and wide-ranging introduction to partitions, without requiring anything more of the reader than some familiarity with polynomials and infinite series. Many exercises are included, together with some solutions and helpful hints." — From the back cover

  • Introduction to Toric Varieties (Softcover)

    Introduction to Toric Varieties (Softcover)

    $35.79

    Filled with plenty of examples and illustrations, this mini-course on toric varieties should make a great companion for an introduction to algebraic geometry.

  • Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces (Hardback)

    Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces (Hardback)

    $35.99

    "Students and professors of an undergraduate course in differential geometry will appreciate the clear exposition and comprehensive exercises in this book that focuses on the geometric properties of curves and surfaces, one-and-two-dimensional objects in Euclidean spaces." — From the back cover

  • Conceptual Mathematics: A First Introduction to Categories, Second Edition (Softcover)

    Conceptual Mathematics: A First Introduction to Categories, Second Edition (Softcover)

    $39.89

    "In the last sixty years, the use of the notion of category has led to a remarkable unification and simplification of mathematics. Conceptual Mathematics introduces this tool for the learning, development, and use of mathematics, to beginning students and also to practising mathematical scientists." — From the back cover

  • Frontiers in Applied Mathematics: Computational Frameworks for the Fast Fourier Transform (Softcover)

    Frontiers in Applied Mathematics: Computational Frameworks for the Fast Fourier Transform (Softcover)

    $36.29

    "The fast Fourier transform (FFT) is one of the truly great computational developments of [the 20th] century. It has changed the face of science and engineering so much so that it is not an exaggeration to say that life as we know it would be very different without the FFT." — From the Preface (page ix)

  • Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics: Geometric Constructions (Hardback)

    Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics: Geometric Constructions (Hardback)

    $36.25

    "Geometric constructions have been a popular part of mathematics throughout history. The ancient Greeks made the subject an art, which was enriched by the medieval Arabs, but which required the algebra of the Renaissance for a thorough understanding. Through coordinate geometry, various geometric construction tools can be associated with various fields of real numbers. This book is about these associations." — From the back cover

  • Student Mathematical Library, Volume 46: Lectures on Surfaces: (Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know about Them (Softcover)

    Student Mathematical Library, Volume 46: Lectures on Surfaces: (Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know about Them (Softcover)

    $39.59

    "The assumed background is the standard calculus sequence, some linear algebra, and rudiments of ODE and real analysis. All notions are introduced and discussed, and virtually all results proved, based on this background." — From the back cover

  • Combinatorial Optimization (Hardback)

    Combinatorial Optimization (Hardback)

    $37.95

    This textbook is "a complete, highly accessible introduction to one of today's most exciting areas of applied mathematics." — From the back cover

  • Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics: Groups and Symmetry (Hardback)

    Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics: Groups and Symmetry (Hardback)

    $35.15

    "As prerequisites I assume a first course in linear algebra (including matrix multiplication and the representation of linear maps between Euclidean spaces by matrices, though not the abstract theory of vector spaces) plus familiarity with the basic properties of the real and complex numbers. It would be a pity to teach group theory without matrix groups available as a rich source of examples, especially since matrices are so heavily used in application." — Mark Anthony Armstrong, Author, in the Preface

  • Complex Functions: An Algebraic and Geometric Viewpoint (Softcover)

    Complex Functions: An Algebraic and Geometric Viewpoint (Softcover)

    $38.65

    "This book is based on lectures given to advance undergraduates and is well-suited as a textbook for a second course in complex function theory. Professionals will also find it valuable as a straightforward introduction to a subject which is finding widespread application throughout mathematics." — From the back cover

  • Distributions: Theory and Applications (Hardback)

    Distributions: Theory and Applications (Hardback)

    $37.95

    This textbook is aimed at advanced undergraduate and graduate students in mathematics, theoretical physics, and engineering, who will find it a welcome introduction to the subject, requiring only a minimal mathematical background. The work may also serve as an excellent self-study guide for researchers who use distributions in various fields.

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