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A Modern Introduction to Dynamical Systems


Richard J. Brown

28 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


Alain Goriely

22 February 2018

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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


David J. Hand

06 October 2016

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


Michio Kaku

28 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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Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction


Robin Wilson

28 April 2016

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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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Turbulence: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Second Edition


Peter Davidson

11 June 2015

This is an advanced textbook on the subject of turbulence, and is suitable for engineers, physical scientists and applied mathematicians. The aim of the book is to bridge the gap between the elementary accounts of turbulence to be found in undergraduate texts, and the more rigorous, accounts given in the many monographs on the subject.

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Mathematical Underpinnings of Analytics: Theory and Applications


Peter Grindrod

27 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


Guido Caldarelli, Michele Catanzaro

25 October 2012

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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


Ken Binmore

25 October 2007

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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


Fred Piper, Sean Murphy

30 May 2002

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