A fascinating exploration of the pentagon and its role in various cultures
An engrossing look at the history and importance of a centuries-old but still unanswered math problem
How to use math to improve performance and predict outcomes in professional sports
The year’s finest mathematical writing from around the world
An inviting, intuitive, and visual exploration of differential geometry and forms
A sweeping cultural history of one of the most influential mathematical books ever written
A photographic exploration of mathematicians’ chalkboards
A meticulously researched history on the development of American mathematics in the three decades following World War I
A revolutionary new framework that draws on insights from ecology for the design and analysis of long-duration robots
An interdisciplinary history of trigonometry from the mid-sixteenth century to the early twentieth
A comprehensive graduate-level textbook that takes a fresh approach to complex analysis
A brand-new edition of the popular introductory textbook that explores how computer hardware, software, and networks work
The Stata edition of the groundbreaking textbook on data analysis and statistics for the social sciences and allied fields
A practical guide to data-intensive humanities research using the Python programming language
The essential introduction to the principles and applications of feedback systems—now fully revised and expanded
This authoritative book draws on the latest research to explore the interplay of high-dimensional statistics with optimization. Through an accessible analysis of fundamental problems of hypothesis testing and signal recovery, Anatoli...
A groundbreaking contribution to number theory that unifies classical and modern results
New mathematical research in arithmetic dynamics
A definitive proof of global nonlinear stability of Minkowski space-time as a solution of the Einstein-Klein-Gordon equations
Essential mathematical insights into one of the most important and challenging open problems in general relativity—the stability of black holes
This monograph on the applications of cube complexes constitutes a breakthrough in the fields of geometric group theory and 3-manifold topology. Many fundamental new ideas and methodologies are presented here for the first time...
Ten amazing curves personally selected by one of today's most important math writers
An exploration of mathematical style through 99 different proofs of the same theorem
An engaging collection of intriguing problems that shows you how to think like a mathematical physicist
An entertaining mathematical exploration of the heat equation and its role in the triumphant development of the trans-Atlantic telegraph cable
A mathematical journey through the most fascinating problems of extremes and how to solve them
A comprehensive look at four of the most famous problems in mathematics
The genesis of the digital idea and why it transformed civilization
A practical guide to making good decisions in a world of missing data
An in-depth look at the intersection of judgment and statistics in baseball
A look at how calculus has evolved over hundreds of years and why calculus pedagogy needs to change
From the author of Wittgenstein's Poker and Would You Kill the Fat Man?, the story of an extraordinary group of philosophers during a dark chapter in Europe's history
Quantum physicist, New York Times bestselling author, and BBC host Jim Al-Khalili reveals how 8 lessons from the heart of science can help you get the most out of life
The unwritten rules of success that every student must follow to thrive in college
From the bestselling author of What the Best College Teachers Do, the story of a new breed of amazingly innovative courses that inspire students and improve learning
A step-by-step guide to crafting a compelling scholarly book proposal—and seeing your book through to successful publication
A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, How to Solve It will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding...
Simple but powerful strategies for increasing your success by improving your thinking
The must-have compendium on applied mathematics
This is a one-of-a-kind reference for anyone with a serious interest in mathematics. Edited by Timothy Gowers, a recipient of the Fields Medal, it presents nearly two hundred entries, written especially for this book by some of the...
Simple and effective techniques for quickly estimating virtually anything
How heavy is that cloud? Why can you see farther in rain than in fog? Why are the droplets on that spider web spaced apart so evenly? If you have ever asked questions like these while outdoors, and wondered how you might figure out the...
Sophie Germain taught herself mathematics by candlelight, huddled in her bedclothes. Ada Byron Lovelace anticipated aspects of general-purpose digital computing by more than a century. Cora Ratto de Sadosky advanced messages of...
A lively and engaging look at logic puzzles and their role in mathematics, philosophy, and recreation
A cultural history of the links between mathematics and art, from antiquity to today
Through a unique approach combining art and mathematics, Perspective and Projective Geometry introduces students to the ways that projective geometry applies to perspective art. Geometry, like mathematics as a whole, offers a useful and...
How math holds the keys to improving one’s health, wealth, and love life
This is the first modern calculus book to be organized axiomatically and to survey the subject's applicability to science and engineering. A challenging exposition of calculus in the European style, it is an excellent text for a...
The Calculus of Friendship is the story of an extraordinary connection between a teacher and a student, as chronicled through more than thirty years of letters between them. What makes their relationship unique is that it is based...
For many students, calculus can be the most mystifying and frustrating course they will ever take. The Calculus Lifesaver provides students with the essential tools they need not only to learn calculus, but to excel at it.
All of the...
This textbook offers a concise yet rigorous introduction to calculus of variations and optimal control theory, and is a self-contained resource for graduate students in engineering, applied mathematics, and related subjects. Designed...
An accessible, streamlined, and user-friendly approach to calculus
A fun look at calculus in our everyday lives