The Mathematical Tourist
New and Updated Snapshots of Modern MathematicsBook - 1998
Peterson pushes past rows of symbols and lines of formulae to explore the central ideas and inspirations behind the work of professional mathematicians in language non-mathematicians can understand. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include all the latest information on proofs, fractals, prime numbers and chaos.
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, c1998.
Branch Call Number: 510/PETERSON
Characteristics: xviii, 266 p. : ill.,  leaves of plates ; 24 cm.