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Q.E.D.: Beauty in Mathematical Proof
Q.E.D.: Beauty in Mathematical Proof
by Burkard Polster
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Q.E.D. presents some of the most famous mathematical proofs in a charming book that will appeal to nonmathematicians and math experts alike. Grasp in an instant why Pythagorass theorem must be correct. Follow the ancient Chinese proof of the volume... (read more)

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Proofs and Refutations: The Logic of Mathematical Discovery
Proofs and Refutations: The Logic of Mathematical Discovery
by Imre Lakatos
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Proofs and Refutations is essential reading for all those interested in the methodology, the philosophy and the history of mathematics. Much of the book takes the form of a discussion between a teacher and his students. They propose various solutions to... (read more)

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Collected Works of Kurt Godel #3: Collected Works
Collected Works of Kurt Godel #3: Collected Works
by Kurt Godel
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Kurt Gödel (1906-1978) was the most outstanding logician of the twentieth century, famous for his hallmark works on the completeness of logic, the incompleteness of number theory and stronger systems, and the consistency of the axiom of choice and the... (read more)

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Thinking Recursively
Thinking Recursively
by Eric Roberts
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The process of solving large problems by breaking them down into smaller, more simple problems that have identical forms. Thinking Recursively: A small text to solve large problems. Concentrating on the practical value of recursion. this text, the first... (read more)

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Lecture Notes in Logic #37: Wadge Degrees and Projective Ordinals: The Cabal Seminar Volume II
Lecture Notes in Logic #37: Wadge Degrees and Projective Ordinals: The Cabal Seminar Volume II
by Alexander S. Kechris
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The proceedings of the Los Angeles Caltech-UCLA 'Cabal Seminar' were originally published in the 1970s and 1980s. Wadge Degrees and Projective Ordinals is the second of a series of four books collecting the seminal papers from the original volumes... (read more)

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Journey Into Mathematics: An Introduction to Proofs
Journey Into Mathematics: An Introduction to Proofs
by Joseph J. Rotman
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Students learn how to read and write proofs by actually reading and writing them, asserts author Joseph J. Rotman, adding that merely reading about mathematics is no substitute for doing mathematics. In addition to teaching how to interpret and construct... (read more)

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Introduction to Computer Theory
Introduction to Computer Theory
by Daniel I. A. Cohen
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This text strikes a good balance between rigor and an intuitive approach to computer theory. Covers all the topics needed by computer scientists with a sometimes humorous approach that reviewers found "refreshing". It is easy to read and the coverage of... (read more)

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Mathematical Introduction To Logic (2ND 01 Edition)
Mathematical Introduction To Logic (2ND 01 Edition)
by Herbert B. Enderton
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] it has more examples than other books . . . I definitely would use a new edition of this book." --Sun-Joo Chin, University of Notre... (read more)

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Lecture Notes in Logic #36: Set Theory, Arithmetic, and Foundations of Mathematics: Theorems, Philosophies
Lecture Notes in Logic #36: Set Theory, Arithmetic, and Foundations of Mathematics: Theorems, Philosophies
by Juliette Kennedy
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This collection of papers from various areas of mathematical logic showcases the remarkable breadth and richness of the field. Leading authors reveal how contemporary technical results touch upon foundational questions about the nature of mathematics... (read more)

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Computability and Logic
Computability and Logic
by George Boolos
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Computability and Logic has become a classic because of its accessibility to students without a mathematical background and because it covers not simply the staple topics of an intermediate logic course, such as Godel 's incompleteness theorems, but also... (read more)

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Logic Made Easy: How to Know When Language Deceives You
Logic Made Easy: How to Know When Language Deceives You
by Deborah J. Bennett
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"Professor Bennett entertains as she instructs," writes Publishers Weekly about the penetrating yet practical Logic Made Easy. This brilliantly clear and gratifyingly concise treatment of the ancient Greek discipline identifies the illogical in... (read more)

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Automata, Languages and Programming
Automata, Languages and Programming
by Giorgio Ausiello
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This volume contains the proceedings of ICALP 89, held at Stresa, Italy, July 11-15, 1989. ICALP 89 is the 16th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming in a series of meetings sponsored by the European Association for Theoretical... (read more)

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Lecture Notes in Computer Science #488: Rewriting Techniques and Applications
Lecture Notes in Computer Science #488: Rewriting Techniques and Applications
by Ronald V. Book
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This volume contains the proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Rewriting Techniques and Applications (RTA-91), held in Como, Italy, April 10-12, 1991. The volume includes 40 papers on a wide variety of topics including: term rewriting... (read more)

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Finite Automata
Finite Automata
by Mark V Lawson
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Interest in finite automata theory continues to grow, not only because of its applications in computer science, but also because of more recent applications in mathematics, particularly group theory and symbolic dynamics. The subject itself lies on the... (read more)

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Basic Category Theory for Computer Scientists (Research Monographs in Parallel and Distributed Computing)
Basic Category Theory for Computer Scientists (Research Monographs in Parallel and Distributed Computing)
by Benjamin C Pierce
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Category theory is a branch of pure mathematics that is becoming an increasingly important tool in theoretical computer science, especially in programming language semantics, domain theory, and concurrency, where it is already a standard language of... (read more)

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Applied Logic #35: Analysis and Synthesis of Logics: How to Cut and Paste Reasoning Systems
Applied Logic #35: Analysis and Synthesis of Logics: How to Cut and Paste Reasoning Systems
by Walter A. Carnielli
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Starting with simple examples showing the relevance of cutting and pasting logics, the monograph develops a mathematical theory of combining and decomposing logics, ranging from propositional and first-order based logics to higher-order based logics as... (read more)

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Term Rewriting and Applications
Term Rewriting and Applications
by Jurgen (edt) Giesl
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Rewriting Techniques and Applications, RTA 2005, held in Nara, Japan in April 2005. The 29 revised full papers and 2 systems description papers presented together with... (read more)

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Computational Complexity and Statistical Physics
Computational Complexity and Statistical Physics
by Allan Percus
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Computer science and physics have been closely linked since the birth of modern computing. In recent years, an interdisciplinary area has blossomed at the junction of these fields, connecting insights from statistical physics with basic computational... (read more)

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Tbilisi Mathematical Journal Volume 3 (2010)
Tbilisi Mathematical Journal Volume 3 (2010)
by Hvedri Inassaridze
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Tbilisi Mathematical Journal (TMJ) is a fully refereed international journal, publishing original research papers in all areas of mathematics. Papers should satisfy the high standards and only works of high quality will be recommended for publication... (read more)

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Crossing the River With Dogs (2ND 12 Edition)
Crossing the River With Dogs (2ND 12 Edition)
by Ken Johnson
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Crossing the River with Dogs: Problem Solving for College Students, 2nd edition promotes the philosophy that students learn best by working in groups and the skills required for real workplace problem solving are those skills of collaboration. The text... (read more)

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