The Princeton Companion to Mathematics / editor, Timothy Gowers ; associate editors, June Barrow-Green, Imre Leader.

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  • Princeton companion to mathematics
Published
  • Princeton : 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
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  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • English
  • Includes bibliographical references.
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  • Description based on title page of print version.
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  • The Princeton Companion to Mathematics
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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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The Princeton companion to mathematics / editor, Timothy Gowers ; associate editors, June Barrow-Green, Imre Leader.

Other titles
  • Companion to mathematics
  • Mathematics
Published
  • Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press c2008
Physical description
xx, 1034 p. : ill., music ; 27 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780691118802 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0691118809 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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