The Princeton Companion to Mathematics Hardcover

By Timothy Gowers (Editor), June Barrow-Green (Editor), Imre Leader (Editor)



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This is a stand-out reference for anybody with a genuine enthusiasm for science. Altered by Timothy Gowers, a beneficiary of the Fields Medal, it displays almost 200 passages, composed particularly for this book by a portion of the world's driving mathematicians, that present fundamental numerical apparatuses and jargon; follow the advancement of current arithmetic; clarify basic terms and ideas; look at center thoughts in significant zones of science; depict the accomplishments of scores of acclaimed mathematicians; investigate the effect of math on different teaches, for example, science, money, and music- - and a whole lot more. Unrivaled in its profundity of inclusion, The Princeton Companion to Mathematics reviews the most dynamic and energizing parts of unadulterated science. Available in style, this is an imperative asset for undergrad and graduate understudies in science just as for scientists and researchers looking to comprehend zones outside their strengths. * Features almost 200 sections, composed specifically and composed by a universal group of recognized contributors* Presents significant thoughts and parts of unadulterated arithmetic in an unmistakable, available style* Defines and clarifies significant scientific ideas, techniques, hypotheses, and open problems* Introduces the language of science and the objectives of numerical research* Covers number hypothesis, polynomial math, examination, geometry, rationale, likelihood, and more* Traces the history and advancement of current mathematics* Profiles more than ninety-five mathematicians who impacted those working today* Explores the impact of math on other disciplines* Includes lists of sources, cross-references, and a thorough record Contributors incude: Graham Allan, Noga Alon, George Andrews, Tom Archibald, Sir Michael Atiyah, David Aubin, Joan Bagaria, Keith Ball, June Barrow-Green, Alan Beardon, David D. Ben-Zvi, Vitaly Bergelson, Nicholas Bingham, Bela Bollobas, Henk Bos, Bodil Branner, Martin R. Bridson, John P. Burgess, Kevin Buzzard, Peter J. Cameron, Jean-Luc Chabert, Eugenia Cheng, Clifford C. Cocks, Alain Connes, Leo Corry, Wolfgang Coy, Tony Crilly, Serafina Cuomo, Mihalis Dafermos, Partha Dasgupta, Ingrid Daubechies, Joseph W. Dauben, John W. Dawson Jr., Francois de Gandt, Persi Diaconis, Jordan S. Ellenberg, Lawrence C. Evans, Florence Fasanelli, Anita Burdman Feferman, Solomon Feferman, Charles Fefferman, Della Fenster, Jose Ferreiros, David Fisher, Terry Gannon, A. Gardiner, Charles C. Gillispie, Oded Goldreich, Catherine Goldstein, Fernando Q. Gouvea, Timothy Gowers, Andrew Granville, Ivor Grattan-Guinness, Jeremy Gray, Ben Green, Ian Grojnowski, Niccolo Guicciardini, Michael Harris, Ulf Hashagen, Nigel Higson, Andrew Hodges, F. E. A. Johnson, Mark Joshi, Kiran S. Kedlaya, Frank Kelly, Sergiu Klainerman, Jon Kleinberg, Israel Kleiner, Jacek Klinowski, Eberhard Knobloch, Janos Kollar, T. W. Korner, Michael Krivelevich, Peter D. Careless, Imre Leader, Jean-Francois Le Gall, W. B. R. Lickorish, Martin W. Liebeck, Jesper Lutzen, Des MacHale, Alan L. Mackay, Shahn Majid, Lech Maligranda, David Marker, Jean Mawhin, Barry Mazur, Dusa McDuff, Colin McLarty, Bojan Mohar, Peter M. Neumann, Catherine Nolan, James Norris, Brian Osserman, Richard S. Palais, Marco Panza, Karen Hunger Parshall, Gabriel P. Paternain, Jeanne Peiffer, Carl Pomerance, Helmut Pulte, Bruce Reed, Michael C. Reed, Adrian Rice, Eleanor Robson, Igor Rodnianski, John Roe, Mark Ronan, Edward Sandifer, Tilman Sauer, Norbert Schappacher, Andrzej Schinzel, Erhard Scholz, Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze, Gordon Slade, David J. Spiegelhalter, Jacqueline Stedall, Arild Stubhaug, Madhu Sudan, Terence Tao, Jamie Tappenden, C. H. Taubes, Rudiger Thiele, Burt Totaro, Lloyd N. Trefethen, Dirk van Dalen, Richard Weber, Dominic Welsh, Avi Wigderson, Herbert Wilf, David Wilkins, B. Yandell, Eric Zaslow, Doron Zeilberger


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