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This book is about all kinds of numbers, from rationals to octonians, reals to infinitesimals. It is a story about a major thread of mathematics over thousands of years, and it answers everything from why Hamilton was obsessed with quaternions to what the prospect was for quaternionic analysis in the 19th century. It glimpses the mystery surrounding imaginary numbers in the 17th century and views some major developments of the 20th century.

Table of Contents

From the Natural Numbers, to the Complex Numbers, to the p-adics
Real Division Algebra
Infinitesimals, Games and Sets

Product Details

ISBN:
9780387974972
Author:
Ebbinghaus, Heinz-dieter
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
uuml
Author:
Orde, H.L.S.
Author:
Hermes, Hans
Author:
J
Author:
Mainzer, Klaus
Author:
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Author:
Neukirch, Jrgen
Author:
Hirzebruch, Friedrich
Author:
Neukirch, J.
Author:
Koecher, Max
Author:
rgen
Author:
Remmert, Reinhold
Author:
Ebbinghaus, Heinz-Dieter
Author:
rgen Neukirch
Author:
Prestel, Alexander
Author:
Neukirch, Jurgen
Author:
Ewing, John H.
Author:
Lamotke, K.
Subject:
Number Theory
Subject:
Mathematics-Number Theory
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
1st ed. 1991. Corr. 3rd printing
Series:
Graduate Texts in Mathematics / Readings in Mathematics
Series Volume:
123
Publication Date:
January 1996
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 1290 gr

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