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Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1967

Seller ID: 2204632

Creases to spine and front wrapper, sticker to rear wrapper. 1967 Trade Paperback. xii, 345 pp. An assessment of the increasing importance of the literature of mathematical models for social scientists which brings together some of the most promising attempts of mathematicians in the field of social theory.This text book is intended to introduce social scientists with little mathematical background to a body of mathematically expressed substantive theories, utilizing rel... View more info

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Publisher: Sterling: 2014

Seller ID: 2284444

A few puzzles already filled in. 2014 Trade Paperback. 135 pp. For anyone interested in the science of secrecy and clandestine codes, renowned puzzle whiz Pierre Berloquin has created a collection of colorful exercises that gives amateurs an opportunity to test their deciphering skills. Berloquin formulates his clever cryptograms around the stories of 20 characters from fiction and history, including Sherlock Holmes, Edgar Allan Poe, Hildegard of Bingen, and H. P. Lovecr... View more info

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Publisher: Librarie Scientifique Albert Blanchard: 1957

Seller ID: 1520671

1957 Trade Paperback. 163 pp. French-language book on high mathematics. View more info

By: Brillouin, Leon

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Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1953

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2266485

Second edition. Large closed tear on rear wrapper, wrappers lightly toned, ink name and details of previous owner on half-title page (he was a member of the physics department at the University of Illinois). 1953 Trade Paperback. xii, 255, [21] pp. Classic treatment of wave propagation covers a broad variety of problems with a common mathematical background, from solid state physics to propagation along electric lines, X-rays, rest rays, certain optical reflections, elec... View more info

By: Brown, Laurie M.

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Publisher: World Scientific: 2005

Seller ID: 2289083

No jacket. A fine copy. 2005 Hard Cover. xxii, 119 pp. Richard Feynman's never previously published doctoral thesis formed the heart of much of his brilliant and profound work in theoretical physics. Entitled The Principle of Least Action in Quantum Mechanics, ' its original motive was to quantize the classical action-at-a-distance electrodynamics. Because that theory adopted an overall space-time viewpoint, the classical Hamiltonian approach used in the conventional for... View more info

By: Cesari, P.

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Publisher: Dunod: 1955

Seller ID: 1520675

Lightly rubbed. 1955 Trade Paperback. 171 pp. French text. French-language examination of mathematical logic and principles. View more info

By: Cobb, Lyman

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Publisher: Birdsall & Huntley: 1834

Seller ID: 2129917

Boards rubbed, ink name & date on front & rear endpapers. 1834 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 216 pp. 12mo. A guide to arithmetic designed for use by students. The author, Lyman Cobb, was a prominent writer of spelling books, and the main competition of his contemporary Noah Webster. His most well-known work is his speller, entitled A Just Standard for Pronouncing the English Language. View more info

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Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1943

Seller ID: 1501359

Cover toned, ink name & date stamp on front flyleaf. 1943 Trade Paperback. 261 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William Edwards Deming (October 14, 1900 - December 20, 1993) was an American statistician, college professor, author, lecturer, and consultant. Deming is widely credited with improving production in the United States during World War II, although he is perhaps best known for his work in Japan. There, from 1950 onward he taught top management how to improve design (and th... View more info

By: Derbyshire, John

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Publisher: Joseph Henry Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288057

First edition. A very nice copy. 2003 Hard Cover. xv, 422 pp. In August 1859 Bernhard Riemann, a little-known 32-year old mathematician, presented a paper to the Berlin Academy titled: On the Number of Prime Numbers Less Than a Given Quantity. In the middle of that paper, Riemann made an incidental remark--a guess, a hypothesis. What he tossed out to the assembled mathematicians that day has proven to be almost cruelly compelling to countless scholars in the ensuing year... View more info

By: Essinger, James

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Publisher: Melville House: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272329

First edition. A very nice copy. 2014 Hard Cover. xvi, 254 pp. Over 150 years after her death, a widely-used scientific computer program was named “Ada,” after Ada Lovelace, the only legitimate daughter of the eighteenth century’s version of a rock star, Lord Byron. Why? Because, after computer pioneers such as Alan Turing began to rediscover her, it slowly became apparent that she had been a key but overlooked figure in the invention of the computer. In Ada Lovela... View more info

By: Federer, W.T.

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Publisher: Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Design: 1953

Seller ID: 1527863

Lightly rubbed. 1953 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 178 pp. 10 1/4 x 8. An early article on the mathematical theory of three-dimensional lattices, designed to be used in biometrics. View more info

By: Feynman, Richard P.; Feynman, Michelle (Editor); Ferris, Timothy (Foreword)

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Publisher: Basic Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289050

First edition. A very nice copy. 2005 Hard Cover. xxiii, 486 pp. The life of Richard Feynman, as told by an enormously prolific collection of letters and correspondences. Richard Phillips Feynman was an American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics (he proposed the parton model)... View more info

By: Feynman, Richard P.; Leighton, Ralph

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Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289051

First edition. Includes CD. An excellent copy. 2006 Hard Cover. x, 511 pp. Richard Feynman (1918-1988) thrived on outrageous adventures. In the phenomenal national bestsellers Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! and What Do You Care What Other People Think? the Nobel Prize-winning physicist recounted in an inimitable voice his adventures trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek, painting a naked female toreador, acc... View more info

Price: ~~$125.00~~ $100.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272284

Includes publisher's slipcase. Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a couple tiny chips and tears to spine head of each volume, minor wear to slipcase edges. 1959 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 340, xi, [1], 344; x, 391, [1], xvi, 534, [6]; xx, 478, xiii, [1], 596, [2] pp. 8vo. 1959 reissue of the work first released in 1890. Andrew Russell Forsyth (1858-1942) was an influential Scottish mathematician notable for incorporating the advances of Continental mathematics within the Briti... View more info

By: Gardner, Martin

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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1958

Seller ID: 2206177

No jacket, faint spots to boards, faint stain to top page ridge. 1958 Hard Cover. ix, 157 pp. The advent of the digital computer has rendered logic diagrams and manipulatives into historical footnotes. Nevertheless, they are significant in the historical development of logic as an area of mathematics. In this book Gardner describes the various ways syllogisms and propositions have been represented in diagrams, but he also spends a great deal of time explaining the person... View more info

By: Gardner, Martin

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Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289081

First edition. A very nice copy. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 724 pp. Number Theory, Algebra, Geometry, Probability, Topology, Game Theory, Infinity, and Other Topics of Recreational Mathematics. Whether discussing hexaflexagons or number theory, Klein bottles or the essence of nothing, Martin Gardner has single-handedly created the field of recreational mathematics. The Colossal Book of Mathematics collects together Gardner's most p... View more info

By: Halmos, Paul R.

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Publisher: American Mathematical Society: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2155411

2nd printing. Light fading to spine. 1987 Soft Cover. Paul R. Halmos, eminent mathematician and brilliant expositor, is also a snapshot addict. Between 1943 and 1988, Halmos photographed mathematicians, their spouses, their brothers and sisters and other relatives, their offices, their dogs, and their carillon towers. From the 6000 or so photographs in his collection, Halmos has chosen about 600 for this book. The pictures are candid shots showing mathematicians just bei... View more info

By: Hawking, Stephen

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Publisher: Running Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289080

First edition. A very nice copy. 2005 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 1160 pp. God Created the Integers: The Mathematical Breakthroughs That Changed History is an anthology, edited by Stephen Hawking, of excerpts from thirty-one of the most important works in the history of mathematics.[1] The works are grouped by author and ordered chronologically. Each section is prefaced by notes on the mathematician's life and work. View more info

By: Hodges, Andrew

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279800

First edition. Half inch by half inch chip along top edge of front jacket panel, quarter inch chip to jacket spine head, a few very minor tears along jacket edges. Ink note on front endpaper. 1983 Hard Cover. 587 pp. Inspiration for the film The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch. The extraordinary story of the brilliant scientist whose Enigma device broke Germany's most secret WWII code, who pioneered the modern computer age and who finally fell victim to the ... View more info

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Publisher: Intext Educational Publishers: 1971

Seller ID: 1516609

Jacket rubbed.Very Good. 1971 Hard Cover. 229 pp. Information Theory Measure by the axiomatic approach of Feinstein is developed and progresses to a discussion of the mathematical tools with which communication systems are analyzed and from which the techniques of Coding Theory are developed. Many practical coding schemes are discussed, providing a book useful to both the student and practicing engineer. Its emphasis is on physical insight, a practical orientation of pro... View more info

By: Newman, James R.

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1956

Seller ID: 2271073

NO BOX. Spines creased, two cover corners creased. 1956 Trade Paperback. A monumental 4-volume reference, 15 years in the making, The World of Mathematics was specially designed to make mathematics more accessible to the inexperienced. It comprises non-technical essays on every aspect of the vast subject, including articles by scores of eminent mathematicians and other thinkers. View more info

By: Newton, Isaac

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Publisher: University of California: 1966

Seller ID: 2279069

Light edge wear. 1966 Trade Paperback. This second volume of his Principia focuses on mathematical applications of terrestrial existence. View more info

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Publisher: University of California Press: 1962

Seller ID: 2280647

Near fine. 1962 Trade Paperback. xxxv, 680 pp. Two volume set. Volume 1 contains the prefaces of the first three editions, Definitions, Axioms, or Laws of Motion, and Books I and II of the original. Volume 2 contains Book III, The System of the World, and the notes, historical and explanatory, prepared by Cajori. View more info

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Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1998

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2284425

No jacket, sticker remains on front board. 1998 Hard Cover. viii, 136 pp. Ever since humans first began to communicate, we’ve had secrets to keep — secrets of state, war, business, or the heart. From the moment the first secret message was sent, others were busy trying to decipher it. By rearranging, substituting, or transposing symbols, any message can be encoded or decoded — if you know how. Secrets of Making and Breaking Codes is a practical field manual designe... View more info

By: Peitgen, H.-O.; Richter, P.H.

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Publisher: Springer-Verlag: 1986

Seller ID: 2272724

1986 Large Hardcover. xii, 199, [3] pp. The authors present an unusual attempt to publicize the field of Complex Dynamics, an exciting mathematical discipline of respectable tradition that recently sprang into new life under the impact of modern computer graphics. Where previous generations of scientists had to develop their own inner eye to perceive the abstract aesthetics of their work, the astonding pictures assembled here invite the reader to share in a new mathemati... View more info

By: Peterson, Ivars

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Publisher: W.H. Freeman & Co.: 1988

Seller ID: 1515852

Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1988 Hard Cover. 240 pp. The science writer Ivars Peterson conducts the reader through the world of modern mathematics. View more info

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Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2013

Seller ID: 2285680

A very nice copy. 2013 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 527 pp. You don't have to be a whiz at mathematics to enjoy The Math Book, Clifford A. Pickover's fascinating appreciation of 250 milestones in the history of mathematics. The topics covered span more than 150 million years and range from the application of mathematical concepts in the understanding of knots, tic tac toe, dice, and other familiar items to the theoretical realm of fuzzy lo... View more info

By: Rovelli, Carlo

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289082

First edition. A very nice copy. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, 455 pp. Quantum gravity poses the problem of merging quantum mechanics and general relativity, the two great conceptual revolutions in the physics of the twentieth century. The loop and spinfoam approach, presented in this book, is one of the leading research programs in the field. The first part of the book discusses the reformulation of the basis of classical and quan... View more info

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Publisher: W.H. Freeman: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2272742

2nd printing. Lightly rubbed. 1991 Hard Cover. Self-similarity is a profound concept that shapes many of the laws governing nature and underlying human thought. It is a property of widespread scientific importance and is at the centre of much of the recent work in chaos, fractals, and other areas of current research and popular interest. Self-similarity is related to svmmetry and is an attribute of many physical laws: particle physics and those governing Newton's laws 0 ... View more info

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Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271075

First edition. Jacket reverse and endpapers soiled, sticker on front jacket corner. 2003 Hard Cover. xxii, [2], 530, [2] pp. 8vo. Contrary to popular belief--and despite the expulsion, emigration, or death of many German mathematicians--substantial mathematics was produced in Germany during 1933-1945. In this landmark social history of the mathematics community in Nazi Germany, Sanford Segal examines how the Nazi years affected the personal and academic lives of those Ge... View more info