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The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics
The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics
by Grady Klein
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The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics is the most imaginative and accessible introductory statistics course youll ever take. Employing an irresistible cast of dragon-riding Vikings, lizard-throwing giants, and feuding aliens, the renowned illustrator... (read more)

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Math Puzzles for the Clever Mind
Math Puzzles for the Clever Mind
by Derrick Niederman
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Give your mind a mathematical workout. Test, prod, and stretch your wits to the outer limits. Even if youre extra clever, you might get stumped, but we guarantee you'll enjoy every minute of it! Sharpen your smarts on a combination of original puzzles... (read more)

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Love & Math the Heart of All Things
Love & Math the Heart of All Things
by Edward Frenkel
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What if you had to take an art class in which you were only taught how to paint a fence? What if you were never shown the paintings of van Gogh and Picasso, werent even told they existed? Alas, this is how math is taught, and so for most of us it becomes... (read more)

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An Introduction to the Calculus of Variations (Dover Books on Mathematics)
An Introduction to the Calculus of Variations (Dover Books on Mathematics)
by L A Pars
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This clear, rigorous introduction to the calculus of variations covers applications to geometry, dynamics, and physics. Focusing upon problems with one independent variable, the text connects the abstract theory to its use in concrete problems. It offers... (read more)

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Combinatorics and Probability
Combinatorics and Probability
by Graham Brightwell
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s presents the state of the art in combinatorics.... (read more)

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The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements
The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements
by David Berlinski
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For more than two thousand years, geometry has been equated with Euclids Elements, the worlds first mathematical treatise. The system of shapes and space it describes is at once so powerful and so natural that it has intrigued men and women for centuries,... (read more)

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London Mathematical Society Lecture Note #337: Methods in Banach Space Theory: Proceedings of the V Conference on Banach Spaces, Caceres, Spain, 13-18 September 2004
London Mathematical Society Lecture Note #337: Methods in Banach Space Theory: Proceedings of the V Conference on Banach Spaces, Caceres, Spain, 13-18 September 2004
by Jesus M. F. Castillo
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A comprehensive overview of modern Banach space theory.... (read more)

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Exploring Data in Engineering, the Sciences, and Medicine
Exploring Data in Engineering, the Sciences, and Medicine
by Ronald Pearson
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The recent dramatic rise in the number of public datasets available free from the Internet, coupled with the evolution of the Open Source software movement, which makes powerful analysis packages like R freely available, have greatly increased both the... (read more)

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Schaum's Outline of Mathematics for Liberal Arts Majors (Schaum's Outlines)
Schaum's Outline of Mathematics for Liberal Arts Majors (Schaum's Outlines)
by Christopher Thomas
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Schaum's has Satisfied Students for 50 Years. Now Schaum's Biggest Sellers are in New Editions! For half a century, more than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them study faster, learn better, and get top grades. Now Schaum's celebrates... (read more)

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Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free
Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free
by Ellen Kaplan
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Who hasnt feared the math Minotaur in its labyrinth of abstractions? The subject can seem convoluted and forbidding. Yet to do mathematics is to wrestle with “accessible mysteries”—and Out of the Labyrinth shows how exhilarating the... (read more)

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Technical Math for Dummies (For Dummies)
Technical Math for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Barry Schoenborn
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Improve your technical math skills and get ahead of the pack Are you a vocational student or a trade professional? This is your one-stop, hands-on guide to mastering the math you'll encounter on the job or while working toward your degree or... (read more)

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God Created the Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs That Changed History
God Created the Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs That Changed History
by Stephen Hawking
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Pulled together for the first time, and paired with commentary from the worlds most respected scholars, God Created the Integers presents historys extraordinary moments in math, culled from 2,500 years of history and 21 distinguished mathematicians, four... (read more)

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Geometry and Convexity: A Study in Mathematical Methods
Geometry and Convexity: A Study in Mathematical Methods
by Paul J Kelly
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Convex body theory offers important applications in probability and statistics, combinatorial mathematics, and optimization theory.  This easy-to-read treatment employs simple notation and clear, complete proofs. From motivation to definition, it... (read more)

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Variational Analysis: Critical Extremals and Sturmian Extensions
Variational Analysis: Critical Extremals and Sturmian Extensions
by Marston Morse
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This text presents extended separation, comparison, and oscillation theorems that replace classical analysis of Legendre, Jacobi, and Hilbert. Its analysis of related quadratic functionals shows how critical extremals can substitute for minimizing... (read more)

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Probabilities on Algebraic Structures
Probabilities on Algebraic Structures
by Ulf Grenander
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Grenander's text, a systematic account of the theory of probability for certain sample spaces with algebraic structure, covers semi-groups, groups, linear vector spaces, and algebra. It states and studies fundamental probabilistic problems for these... (read more)

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The Art of the Infinite: The Pleasures of Mathematics
The Art of the Infinite: The Pleasures of Mathematics
by Robert Kaplan
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The Art of the Infinite takes infinity, in its countless guises, as a touchstone for understanding mathematical thinking. Robert and Ellen Kaplan guide us through the “Republic of Numbers,” where we meet both its upstanding citizens and its... (read more)

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The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity
The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity
by Steven Strogatz
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Many people take math in high school and promptly forget much of it. But math plays a part in all of our lives all of the time, whether we know it or not. In The Joy of x, Steven Strogatz expands on his hit New York Times series to explain the big ideas... (read more)

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Optics in the Age of Euler: Conceptions of the Nature of Light, 1700-1795
Optics in the Age of Euler: Conceptions of the Nature of Light, 1700-1795
by Casper Hakfoort
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This book studies the eighteenth-century origins and early phase of a fundamental debate in optics: whether light is a particle or wave. Specifically, it is the first in-depth study of the contents and reception of Leonhard Euler's wave theory of light... (read more)

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Ballparking: Practical Math for Impractical Sports Questions
Ballparking: Practical Math for Impractical Sports Questions
by Aaron Santos
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How fat would you need to be to completely block a hockey goal? How much weight could you lift if you were ant-sized? How hard would you have to hit a baseball to hit the Goodyear blimp? In this amusing and enlightening book of offbeat sports... (read more)

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Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data
Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data
by Charles Wheelan
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Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly transforming into a discipline that Hal Varian at Google has actually called "sexy." And with good reason — from batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research... (read more)

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