The Mathematical Tourist

The Mathematical Tourist

New and Updated Snapshots of Modern Mathematics

Book - 1998
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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.
ISBN: 9780716732501
0716732505
Branch Call Number: 510/PETERSON
Characteristics: xviii, 266 p. : ill., [16] leaves of plates ; 24 cm.

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