all ebooks in category: Mathematics Recreation & Games (15)

How to Fall Slower Than Gravity

An engaging collection of intriguing problems that shows you how to think like a mathematical physicist Paul Nahin is a master at explaining odd phenomena …

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Wearing Gauss’s Jersey [Repost]

Wearing Gauss’s Jersey focuses on "Gauss problems," problems that can be very tedious and time consuming when tackled in a traditional, straightforward way but if …

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The Master Book of Mathematical Recreations (Dover Recreational Math) [Repost]

Praised for its "exceptionally good value" by the Journal of Recreational Mathematics, this book offers fun-filled insights into many fields of mathematics. The brainteasers include …

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Probabilities: The Little Numbers That Rule Our Lives

What are the chances? Find out in this entertaining exploration ofprobabilities in our everyday lives “If there is anything you want to know, or remind …

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The Universal Computer: The Road from Leibniz to Turing

The breathtakingly rapid pace of change in computing makes it easy to overlook the pioneers who began it all. Written by Martin Davis, respected logician …

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Probabilities: The Little Numbers That Rule Our Lives, 2nd Edition

Praise for the First Edition “If there is anything you want to know, or remind yourself, about probabilities, then look no further than this comprehensive, …

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Robots Unlimited: Life in a Virtual Age

Consider this: Robots will one day be able to write poetry and prose so touching that it will make men weep; compose dozens or even …

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Symmetries and Symmetry Breaking in Field Theory (repost)

Many courses on modern quantum field theory focus on the formulation and application of field theory, leaving topics related to symmetry underdeveloped. This leads to …

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Simple Lie Algebras over Fields of Positive CharacteristicIII. Completion of the Classification GEM 57 (repost)

The problem of classifying the finite-dimensional simple Lie algebras over fields of characteristic p > 0 is a long-standing one. Work on this question during …

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2018

by Mircea Pitici (Editor) The year’s finest mathematical writing from around the world This annual anthology brings together the year’s finest mathematics writing from around …

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