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Algebra

Algebra ebook ISBN: 0816068755
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
Author: John Tabak
Number of Pages: 241 
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Presents a survey of the history and evolution of the branch of mathematics that focuses on algebra, including useful applications and notable mathematicians in this area.

Technology and Mathematics

Technology and Mathematics ebook ISBN: 3319937790
Publisher: Springer
Author: Sven Ove Hansson
Number of Pages: 373 
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This volume is the first extensive study of the historical and philosophical connections between technology and mathematics. Coverage includes the use of mathematics in ancient as well as modern technology, devices and machines for computation, cryptology, mathematics in technological education, the epistemology of computer-mediated proofs, and the relationship between technological and mathematical computability. The book also examines the work of such historical figures as Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace, and Alan Turing.

Janus-Faced Probability

Janus-Faced Probability ebook ISBN: 3319048619
Publisher: Springer
Author: Paolo Rocchi
Number of Pages: 147 
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The problem of probability interpretation was long overlooked before exploding in the 20th century, when the frequentist and subjectivist schools formalized two conflicting conceptions of probability. Beyond the radical followers of the two schools, a circle of pluralist thinkers tends to reconcile the opposing concepts. The author uses two theorems in order to prove that the various interpretations of probability do come into opposition and can be used in different contexts. The goal here is to clarify the multi fold nature of probability by means of a purely mathematical approach and to show how philosophical arguments can only serve to deepen actual intellectual contrasts. The book can be considered as one of the most important contributions in the analysis of probability interpretation in the last 10-15 years.

Dynamics of Conflict

Dynamics of Conflict ebook ISBN: 0387752420
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Author: Ronald A. Francisco
Number of Pages: 90 
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The mechanisms of protest and revolution have been the subject of theoretical research for over a century, yet the lack of data has hindered the empirical validation of conflicting theories. In this book, the author presents a unique new set of sub-daily data from over thirty countries and seven civil wars and uses them to test two models of conflict, the predator-prey model and the competing species model. The dynamic nature of the data modelling and the novelty of the dataset make this work a unique contribution to the field of conflict research. Dynamics of Conflict will help to re-evaluate existing theories and chart a new course towards the formal and statistical modelling of conflict.

Senior High Core Collection

Senior High Core Collection ebook ISBN:
Publisher: Hw Wilson Company
Author: Raymond W. Barber,Patrice Bartell
Number of Pages: 1456 
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- More than 6,500 books in the initial clothbound volume, plus more than 2,400 new titles in four annual supplements. - New coverage of biographies, art, sports, Islam and the Middle East, and cultural diversity. - Special focus on graphic novels, primary source materials, nonbook materials, and periodicals. - Analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.

Logic and Databases

Logic and Databases ebook ISBN: 1425122906
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Author: C. J. Date
Number of Pages: 445 
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Databases are based on logic - right? Everybody knows that. Or do they? Chris Date's most recent book explores the myriad ways in which logic affects the database world.

The New Walford

The New Walford ebook ISBN: 9781856044950
Publisher: New Walford\'s Guide to Referen
Author: Albert John Walford
Number of Pages: 827 
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First published in 1959, Walford''s guide to reference material achieved international recognition as a leading bibliographic tool across all subject areas. But, in the 1990s, the web transformed the information universe; and so we have now transformed Walford. The New Walford (TNW) Volume 1: Science, Technology and Medicine is the first volume of a radically different guide. Published over 3 years, TNW will form the most substantial work of its kind in the English language. This book provides a pathway through the huge quantity of information now accessible via the web. The types of material cited have been greatly widened to reflect the revolution brought about by the use of networked information; but we have made sure that print resources are not ignored where these are still valuable. If you are approaching a subject for the first time, TNW will get you on your way, guiding you to the best starting points for your query. For the information professional, TNW''s new way of categorizing resources reflects the fundamental changes that have taken place in the scientific, business, political and social information landscapes. Who is it for This new reference book will be valuable for professionals worldwide who need to suggest resources to people who are relatively unfamiliar with the nuances of a topic and who need to know where to start. The focus is on resources that are most likely to be found and used within public, government, education or business information services. If you are an LIS professional responsible for developing and revising a reference collection, new to reference work, staffing an enquiry desk, a research worker or student, you''ll welcome publication of this new work - it''s your paper portal to the world of reference resources. Subject coverage mathematics physics & astronomy earth sciences chemistry biological sciences agriculture, forestry, fisheries & food pre-clinical sciences; clinical medicine health natural resources & energy engineering information & communication technology. Subject fields include astrophysics & cosmology biodiversity & conservation genetics, genomics & bioinformatics infectious diseases information system security meteorology & climatology microengineering & nanotechnology palaeontology soil science sports & exercise medicine. Editor-in-Chief Dr Ray Lester held posts in Unilever and a number of university libraries before becoming Director of Information Services at the London Business School and then the Head of Library and Information Services at The Natural History Museum. Subject specialists Catherine Carr, Cranfield University Jim Corlett, Nottingham Trent University Joanne Dunham, University of Leicester Helen Hathaway, University of Reading Dr Jonathan Jeffery, Leiden University Gareth Johnson, University of York Nazma Masud, Royal Society of Chemistry Roger Mills, University of Oxford Lorna Mitchell, Queen Mary, University of London Dr David Newton, The British Library Linda Norbury, University of Birmingham Bob Parry, University of Reading Alison Sutton, University of Reading Elizabeth Tilley, University of Cambridge Dr Barry White, University of Manchester Fenella Whittaker, The Institution of Mechanical Engineers. 010

No School Library Left Behind

No School Library Left Behind ebook ISBN:
Publisher: Linworth Publishing, Incorporated
Author: Carl A. Harvey, II
Number of Pages: 106 
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Provides advice for school media specialists on how they can best comply with the current mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act, focusing on such topics as technology inplementation, data collection, student literacy, and their own leadership role.

Senior High School Library Catalog

Senior High School Library Catalog ebook ISBN:
Publisher:
Author: H.W. Wilson Company
Number of Pages: N.A 
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Each vol. is divided into 2 parts 1st-7th ed.: Dictionary catalog and Classified catalog; 8th-9th ed. have 3rd. part: Directory of publishers.

Applied Discrete Structures - Part 2- Algebraic Structures

Applied Discrete Structures - Part 2- Algebraic Structures ebook ISBN: 1105618986
Publisher: Lulu.com
Author: Ken Levasseur,Al Doerr
Number of Pages: 280 
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Applied Discrete Structures, Part II - Algebraic Structures, is an introduction to groups, monoids, vector spaces, lattices, boolean algebras, rings and fields. It corresponds with the content of Discrete Structures II at UMass Lowell, which is a required course for students in Computer Science. It presumes background contained in Part I - Fundamentals. Applied Discrete Structures has been approved by the American Institute of Mathematics as part of their Open Textbook Initiative. For more information on open textbooks, visit http: //www.aimath.org/textbooks/. This version was created using Mathbook XML (https: //mathbook.pugetsound.edu/) Al Doerr is Emeritus Professor of Mathematical Sciences at UMass Lowell. His interests include abstract algebra and discrete mathematics. Ken Levasseur is a Professor of Mathematical Sciences at UMass Lowell. His interests include discrete mathematics and abstract algebra, and their implementation using computer algebra systems.

Philosophical Papers and Letters

Philosophical Papers and Letters ebook ISBN: 9401014264
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Author: G.W. Leibniz
Number of Pages: 736 
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The selections contained in these volumes from the papers and letters of Leibniz are intended to serve the student in two ways: first, by providing a more adequate and balanced conception of the full range and penetration of Leibniz's creative intellectual powers; second, by inviting a fresher approach to his intellectual growth and a clearer perception of the internal strains in his thinking, through a chronological arrangement. Much confusion has arisen in the past through a neglect of the develop ment of Leibniz's ideas, and Couturat's impressive plea, in his edition of the Opuscu/es et fragments (p. xii), for such an arrangement is valid even for incomplete editions. The beginning student will do well, however, to read the maturer writings of Parts II, III, and IV first, leaving Part I, from a period too largely neglected by Leibniz criticism, for a later study of the still obscure sources and motives of his thought. The Introduction aims primarily to provide cultural orientation and an exposition of the structure and the underlying assumptions of the philosophical system rather than a critical evaluation. I hope that together with the notes and the Index, it will provide those aids to the understanding which the originality of Leibniz's scientific, ethical, and metaphysical efforts deserve.

Categories for Types

Categories for Types ebook ISBN: 9780521457019
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Author: Roy L. Crole
Number of Pages: 335 
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This textbook explains the basic principles of categorical type theory and the techniques used to derive categorical semantics for specific type theories. It introduces the reader to ordered set theory, lattices and domains, and this material provides plenty of examples for an introduction to category theory, which covers categories, functors, natural transformations, the Yoneda lemma, cartesian closed categories, limits, adjunctions and indexed categories. Four kinds of formal system are considered in detail, namely algebraic, functional, polymorphic functional, and higher order polymorphic functional type theory. For each of these the categorical semantics are derived and results about the type systems are proved categorically. Issues of soundness and completeness are also considered. Aimed at advanced undergraduates and beginning graduates, this book will be of interest to theoretical computer scientists, logicians and mathematicians specializing in category theory.

Functional Equations

Functional Equations ebook ISBN: 0864314922
Publisher: Aust Council for Ed Research
Author: David Leigh-Lancaster
Number of Pages: 114 
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Functional equations provides mathematics teachers with an introduction to elementary aspects of functional equations. These equations are linked to function in various topics of the senior secondary mathematics curriculum including transformations, identities difference equations and mathematical modelling.

Modern Calculus and Analytic Geometry

Modern Calculus and Analytic Geometry ebook ISBN: 0486421007
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Author: Richard A. Silverman
Number of Pages: 1038 
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Highly readable, self-contained text provides clear explanations for students at all levels of mathematical proficiency. Over 1,600 problems, many with detailed answers. Corrected 1969 edition. Includes 394 figures. Index.

Abstract Algebra

Abstract Algebra ebook ISBN: 0486158462
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Author: W. E. Deskins
Number of Pages: 656 
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Excellent textbook provides undergraduates with an accessible introduction to the basic concepts of abstract algebra and to the analysis of abstract algebraic systems. Features many examples and problems.

A World Ruled by Number

A World Ruled by Number ebook ISBN: 1400861519
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Author: Margaret Schabas
Number of Pages: 206 
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If any single characteristic differentiates current, neoclassical economics from the classical economics of Adam Smith and David Ricardo, it is the use of mathematics. Pointing to the critical role of William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882), Margaret Schabas demonstrates that the advent of mathematical economics in late Victorian England resulted more from new currents in logic and the philosophy of science than from problems specific to the classical theory of value and distribution. Jevons's Principles of Science (1874) was the first book to take issue with John Stuart Mill's faith in inductive reasoning, to assimilate George Boole's mathematical logic, and to discern many of the limitations that beset scientific inquiry. Together with a renewed appreciation for Bentham's utility calculus, these philosophical insights served to convince Jevons and his followers that the economic world is fundamentally quantitative and thus amenable to mathematical analysis. Originally published in 1990. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.