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## Textbooks |

**Textbooks** is a catch-all term used here for any type of book that is specifically designed for education. The category includes teacher guides, workbooks, activity guides, unit studies, and traditional classroom textbooks.

There are two sub-categories available in a drop-down menu to help you narrow down your choices by grade level.

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#### 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 (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)

#### 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)

$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)

$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)

$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)

$61.49

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

#### 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)

$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)

$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)

$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)

$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)

$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)

$76.89

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*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)

$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)

$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)

$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)

$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)

$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

#### Direct Methods for Sparse Linear Systems (Softcover)

$53.95

"Overall, the book is magnificent. It fills a long-felt need for an accessible textbook on modern sparse direct methods. Its choice of scope is excellent." — John Gilbert, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara (as quoted on the back cover)

#### Classical Mechanics: Theory and Mathematical Modeling (Hardcover)

$49.95

"Classical mechanics is a chief example of the scientific method organizing a 'complex' collection of information into theoretically rigorous, unifying principles; in this sense, mechanics represents one of the highest forms of mathematical modeling. This textbook covers standard topics of a mechanics course, namely, the mechanics of rigid bodies, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalism, stability and small oscillations, an introduction to celestial mechanics, and Hamilton-Jacobi theory, but at the same time features unique examples—such as the spinning top including friction and gyroscopic compass—seldom appearing in this context. In addition, variational principles like Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics are treated in great detail." — From the back cover

#### 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)

$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

#### Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics: Introduction to Analytic Number Theory (Hardback)

$33.95

"This introductory textbook is designed to teach undergraduates the basic ideas and techniques of number theory, with special consideration to the principles of analytic number theory." — From the back cover