The Princeton companion to mathematics

Published
  • Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press 2008
Physical description
xx, 1034 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780691118802 (hbk.)
  • 0691118809 (hbk.)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Audience
  • adult
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
  • This text features nearly 200 entries which introduce basic mathematical tools and vocabulary, trace the development of modern mathematics, define essential terms and concepts and put them in context, explain core ideas in major areas of mathematics, and much more.

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The Princeton companion to mathematics

Published
  • Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press c2008
Physical description
1 online resource (1057 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-282-76719-4
  • 9786612767197
  • 1-84972-695-7
  • 1-4008-3039-7
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English
  • Other format: Also available in print version.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Description based on title page of print version.
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  • The Princeton Companion to Mathematics
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  • Bibliography
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  • Illustrated
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  • English
  • 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 world's leading mathematicians, that introduce basic mathematical tools and vocabulary; trace the development of modern mathematics; explain essential terms and concepts; examine core ideas in major areas of mathematics; describe the achievements of scores of famous mathematicians; explore the impact of mathematics on other disciplines such as biology, finance, a

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