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Biomeasurement

Fourth Edition

£29.99

Dawn Hawkins

9780198807483
Paperback
March 2019

A refreshing, student-focused introduction to the use of statistics in the study of the biosciences. Emphasising why statistical techniques are essential tools for bioscientists, Biomeasurement removes the stigma attached to statistics by giving students the confidence to use key techniques for themselves.

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Mathematical Finance: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Mark H. A. Davis

9780198787945
Paperback
January 2019

Very Short Introductions

Now a vital part of modern economies, the rapid growth of the finance industry in recent decades is largely due to the development of mathematical methods such as the theory of arbitrage. Asset valuation, credit trading, and fund management, now depend on these mathematical tools. Mark Davis explains the theories and their applications.

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Mathematical Modeling and Applied Calculus

£34.99

Joel Kilty, Alex McAllister

9780198824732
Paperback
September 2018

Mathematical Modeling and Applied Calculus is a modern take on modeling and calculus aimed at students who need some experience with these ideas.

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A Modern Introduction to Dynamical Systems

£29.99

Richard Brown

9780198743279
Paperback
June 2018

A senior-level, proof-based undergraduate text in the modern theory of dynamical systems that is abstract enough to satisfy the needs of a pure mathematics audience, yet application heavy and accessible enough to merit good use as an introductory text for non-math majors.

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Applied Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Alain Goriely

9780198754046
Paperback
February 2018

Very Short Introductions

Applied mathematics plays a role in many different fields, especially the sciences and engineering. Goriely explains its nature and its relationship to pure mathematics, and through a variety of applications — such as mathematical modelling to predict the effects of climate change — he illustrates its power in tackling very practical problems.

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Measurement: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

David J. Hand

9780198779568
Paperback
October 2016

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction explores the concept of measurement, its mathematical underpinnings, and its wide range of application from the sciences and social sciences to economics and commerce.

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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Robin Wilson

9780198723493
Paperback
April 2016

Very Short Introductions

Combinatorics is a large branch of mathematics involving the counting, selecting, and arranging of objects. Robin Wilson explores the field, looking at problems such as the shortest routes from A to B, to the number of Sudoku puzzles possible.

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Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the Tenth Dimension

£9.99

Michio Kaku

9780198785033
Paperback
April 2016

Hyperspace is the run-away bestseller from one of the world's leading theoretical physicists. Are there other dimensions beyond our own? Is time travel possible? Michio Kaku takes us on a tour of the most exciting work in modern physics, including research into 10-dimensional space, time warps, and multiple universes.

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Mathematical Underpinnings of Analytics: Theory and Applications

£31.49

Peter Grindrod

9780198725091
Hardback
November 2014

A cutting edge graduate level book on the way the mathematical analytics of big data can add value and bring competitive advantage to consumer-facing industries.

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Networks: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Guido Caldarelli, Michele Catanzaro

9780199588077
Paperback
October 2012

Very Short Introductions

Networks are involved in many aspects of everyday life, from food webs in ecology and the spread of pandemics to social networking and public transport. This Very Short Introduction explores the basics of network theory to understand the science of complexity and its importance, using examples from nature, technology, and society, and history.

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Game Theory: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Ken Binmore

9780199218462
Paperback
October 2007

Very Short Introductions

Games are played everywhere: from economics to evolutionary biology, and from social interactions to online auctions. Game theory is about how to play such games in a rational way, and how to maximize their outcomes. This Very Short Introduction shows how game theory can be understood without mathematical equations, and reveals that everything from how to play poker optimally to the sex ratio among bees can be understood by anyone willing to think seriously about the problem.

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Cryptography: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Fred Piper, Sean Murphy

9780192803153
Paperback
May 2002

Very Short Introductions

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