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I Am a Strange Loop
I Am a Strange Loop
by Douglas R. Hofstadter
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Can thought arise out of matter? Can self, soul, consciousness, “I” arise out of mere matter? If it cannot, then how can you or I be here? I Am a Strange Loop argues that the key to understanding selves and consciousness is the “strange... (read more)

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The Numerati
The Numerati
by Stephen Baker
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Every day we produce loads of data about ourselves simply by living in the modern world: we click web pages, shop with credit cards, and make cell phone calls. Companies like Yahoo! and Google are harvesting an average of 2,500 details about each of... (read more)

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Frege's Theorem
Frege's Theorem
by Richard G Heck
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Frege's Theorem collects eleven essays by Richard G Heck, Jr, one of the world's leading authorities on Frege's philosophy. The Theorem is the central contribution of Gottlob Frege's formal work on arithmetic. It tells us that the axioms of arithmetic... (read more)

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Convex Surfaces
Convex Surfaces
by Herbert Busemann
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In this self-contained geometry text, the author describes the main results of convex surface theory, providing all definitions and precise theorems. The first half focuses on extrinsic geometry and applications of the Brunn-Minkowski theory. The second... (read more)

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Schaum's Outline of Review of Elementary Mathematics (Schaum's Outlines)
Schaum's Outline of Review of Elementary Mathematics (Schaum's Outlines)
by Barnett Rich
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Following the successful model of the prior edition, which sold over 119,000 copies, this book assumes no prior knowledge of mathematics and makes accessible all of elementary math, including the basics of algebra and geometry. It features up-to-date... (read more)

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Geometric Magic Squares: A Challenging New Twist Using Colored Shapes Instead of Numbers
Geometric Magic Squares: A Challenging New Twist Using Colored Shapes Instead of Numbers
by Lee Sallows
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Traditional magic squares are squares of numbers in which the rows, columns, and diagonals all add up to the same total. With a voluminous literature going back some 2,500 years, the universal assumption has ever been that magic squares are inherently... (read more)

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About Vectors
About Vectors
by Banesh Hoffmann
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From his unusual beginning in "Defining a vector" to his final comments on "What then is a vector?" author Banesh Hoffmann has written a book that is provocative and unconventional. In his emphasis on the unresolved issue of defining a... (read more)

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Lewis Carroll in Numberland: His Fantastical Mathematical Logical Life
Lewis Carroll in Numberland: His Fantastical Mathematical Logical Life
by Robin Wilson
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Just when we thought we knew everything about Lewis Carroll, here comes this "insightful . . . scholarly . . . serious" (John Butcher, American Scientist) biography that will appeal to Alice fans everywhere. Fascinated by the inner life of Charles... (read more)

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Topological Algebras and Their Applications
Topological Algebras and Their Applications
by Hugo (edt) Arizmendi
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Papers from a July 2002 conference report on recent work in topological algebras, locally convex and Banach spaces, spectral theory, and operator theory. Some specific topics include Gelfand representation of topological algebras, matrix... (read more)

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Singular Integral Equations: Boundary Problems of Function Theory and Their Application to Mathematical Physics
Singular Integral Equations: Boundary Problems of Function Theory and Their Application to Mathematical Physics
by N I Muskhelishvili
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Singular integral equations play important roles in physics and theoretical mechanics, particularly in the areas of elasticity, aerodynamics, and unsteady aerofoil theory. They are highly effective in solving boundary problems occurring in the theory of... (read more)

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Computability and Randomness
Computability and Randomness
by Andre Nies
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The interplay between computability and randomness has been an active area of research in recent years, reflected by ample funding in the USA, numerous workshops, and publications on the subject. The complexity and the randomness aspect of a set of... (read more)

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Vector Analysis
Vector Analysis
by Homer E Newell
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When employed with skill and understanding, vector analysis can be a practical and powerful tool. This text develops the algebra and calculus of vectors in a manner useful to physicists and engineers. Numerous exercises (with answers) not only provide... (read more)

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Combinatory Analysis (Dover Phoenix Editions)
Combinatory Analysis (Dover Phoenix Editions)
by Percy A Macmahon
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This volume offers an account of the theorems employed in combinatory analysis, showing their connections and uniting them as parts of a general doctrine. Topics include symmetric functions, theory of the compositions of numbers, distributions upon a... (read more)

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Theory of Functions 2ND Edition
Theory of Functions 2ND Edition
by Edward C Titchmarsh
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"When thinking about Oxford, don't forget the classics like The Theory of Functions by Titchmarch [sic] ... I love the old writing style ... should be on everyone's bookshelf."The Bulletin of Mathematics Books... (read more)

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Stationary and Related Stochastic Processes: Sample Function Properties and Their Applications
Stationary and Related Stochastic Processes: Sample Function Properties and Their Applications
by Harald Cramer
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This graduate-level text offers a comprehensive account of the general theory of stationary processes, with special emphasis on the properties of sample functions. Assuming a familiarity with the basic features of modern probability theory, the text... (read more)

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The Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics
The Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics
by B S Everitt
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If you work with data and need easy access to clear, reliable definitions and explanations of modern statistical and statistics-related concepts, then look no further than this dictionary. Nearly 4000 terms are defined, covering medical, survey... (read more)

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The Number Mysteries: A Mathematical Odyssey Through Everyday Life
The Number Mysteries: A Mathematical Odyssey Through Everyday Life
by Marcus Du Sautoy
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Every time we download music, take a flight across the Atlantic or talk on our cell phones, we are relying on great mathematical inventions. In The Number Mysteries, one of our generations foremost mathematicians Marcus du Sautoy offers a playful and... (read more)

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A First Look at Numerical Functional Analysis First Look at Numerical Functional Analysis
A First Look at Numerical Functional Analysis First Look at Numerical Functional Analysis
by W W Sawyer
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Functional analysis arose from traditional topics of calculus and integral and differential equations. This accessible text by an internationally renowned teacher and author starts with problems in numerical analysis and shows how they lead naturally to... (read more)

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Across the Board: The Mathematics of Chessboard Problems (Princeton Puzzlers)
Across the Board: The Mathematics of Chessboard Problems (Princeton Puzzlers)
by John J Watkins
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"This beautiful book is absolutely the best treatment of the connection between chess and recreational mathematics I have ever seen. What makes it stand apart (and far above) other chess puzzle books is the underlying mathematical theory, presented in an... (read more)

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Numbers Rule Your World: The Hidden Influence of Probabilities and Statistics on Everything You Do
Numbers Rule Your World: The Hidden Influence of Probabilities and Statistics on Everything You Do
by Kaiser Fung
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WHAT ARE THE ODDS YOU'LL WIN THE LOTTERY? How long will your kids wait in line at Disney World? Who decides that “standardized tests” are fair? Why do highway engineers build slow-moving ramps? What does it mean, statistically, to be an... (read more)

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