2nd Edition

Mathematics by Experiment Plausible Reasoning in the 21st Century

By Jonathan Borwein, David Bailey Copyright 2008
    394 Pages
    by A K Peters/CRC Press

    This revised and updated second edition maintains the content and spirit of the first edition and includes a new chapter, "Recent Experiences", that provides examples of experimental mathematics that have come to light since the publication of the first edition in 2003. For more examples and insights, Experimentation in Mathematics: Computational Paths to Discovery is a highly recommended companion.

    Preface, 1. What is Experimental Mathematics?, 2. Experimental Mathematics in Action, 3. Pi and Its Friends, 4. Normality of Numbers, 5. The Power of Constructive Proofs, 6. Numerical Techniques, 7. Recent Experiences, Bibliography, Subject Index


    Jonathan Borwein, David Bailey