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By **Robert A. Liebler**

December 13, 2002

Clear prose, tight organization, and a wealth of examples and computational techniques make Basic Matrix Algebra with Algorithms and Applications an outstanding introduction to linear algebra. The author designed this treatment specifically for freshman majors in mathematical subjects and ...

By **Franco Vivaldi**

February 20, 2001

As discrete mathematics rapidly becomes a required element of undergraduate mathematics programs, algebraic software systems replace compiled languages and are now most often the computational tool of choice. Newcomers to university level mathematics, therefore, must not only grasp the fundamentals...

By **J.W. Rutter**

February 23, 2000

Interest in the study of geometry is currently enjoying a resurgence-understandably so, as the study of curves was once the playground of some very great mathematicians. However, many of the subject's more exciting aspects require a somewhat advanced mathematics background. For the "fun stuff" to ...

By **S. Barry Cooper, S. Barry Cooper**

November 17, 2003

Computability theory originated with the seminal work of Gödel, Church, Turing, Kleene and Post in the 1930s. This theory includes a wide spectrum of topics, such as the theory of reducibilities and their degree structures, computably enumerable sets and their automorphisms, and subrecursive ...

By **Keith Devlin**

November 24, 2003

Keith Devlin. You know him. You've read his columns in MAA Online, you've heard him on the radio, and you've seen his popular mathematics books. In between all those activities and his own research, he's been hard at work revising Sets, Functions and Logic, his standard-setting text that has ...

By **Francis Wright**

September 27, 2001

Powerful, flexible, easy to use-small wonder that the use of MAPLE® continues to increase, particularly since the latest releases of MAPLE. The built-in nature of its numerical and graphical facilities gives MAPLE a distinct advantage over traditional programming languages, yet to date, no textbook...

By **B.D. Craven**

October 29, 1998

Control and Optimization presents a systematic account of optimal control theory in relation to a general approach to optimization that is also applicable in other contexts. It covers a diversity of applications, incorporates a full chapter of worked examples, examines good computing methods, and ...

By **D J. Baylis**

December 04, 1997

Assuming little previous mathematical knowledge, Error Correcting Codes provides a sound introduction to key areas of the subject. Topics have been chosen for their importance and practical significance, which Baylis demonstrates in a rigorous but gentle mathematical style.Coverage includes optimal...

By **Wolfgang Filter, K. Weber**

July 01, 1997

This introductory text acts as a singular resource for undergraduates learning the fundamental principles and applications of integration theory.Chapters discuss: function spaces and functionals, extension of Daniell spaces, measures of Hausdorff spaces, spaces of measures, elements of the theory ...

By **L.R. Vermani**

July 01, 1996

Coding theory came into existence in the late 1940's and is concerned with devising efficient encoding and decoding procedures.The book is intended as a principal text for first courses in coding and algebraic coding theory, and is aimed at advanced undergraduates and recent graduates as both a ...

By **Mark S. Madsen**

May 15, 1996

This book makes accessible the basic principles and ideas of modern cosmological theory to undergraduates in mathematics, physics and related areas of study. The areas covered include observations, expansion of the universe, cosmological problems, formation of structure, production of helium in ...

By **T.A. Whitelaw**

May 15, 1995

The first and second editions of this successful textbook have been highly praised for their lucid and detailed coverage of abstract algebra. In this third edition, the author has carefully revised and extended his treatment, particularly the material on rings and fields, to provide an even more ...