Oxford Users Guide to Mathematics by Eberhard Zeidler

Oxford Users Guide to Mathematics

EditorEberhard Zeidler

Paperback | September 22, 2013

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The Oxford Users' Guide to Mathematics is one of the leading handbooks on mathematics available. It presents a comprehensive modern picture of mathematics and emphasises the relations between the different branches of mathematics, and the applications of mathematics in engineering and thenatural sciences.The Oxford User's Guide covers a broad spectrum of mathematics starting with the basic material and progressing on to more advanced topics that have come to the fore in the last few decades. The book is organised into mathematical sub-disciplines including analysis, algebra, geometry, foundations ofmathematics, calculus of variations and optimisation, theory of probability and mathematical statistics, numerical mathematics and scientific computing, and history of mathematics. The book is supplemented by numerous tables on infinite series, special functions, integrals, integral transformations,mathematical statistics, and fundamental constants in physics. It also includes a comprehensive bibliography of key contemporary literature as well as an extensive glossary and index.The wealth of material, reaching across all levels and numerous sub-disciplines, makes The Oxford User's Guide to Mathematics an invaluable reference source for students of engineering, mathematics, computer science, and the natural sciences, as well as teachers, practitioners, and researchers inindustry and academia.

About The Author

Eberhard Zeidler is retired Director of the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany.

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Title:Oxford Users Guide to MathematicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1312 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.01 inPublished:September 22, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199686920

ISBN - 13:9780199686926

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Formulas, Graphs, Tables1. Analysis2. Algebra3. Geometry4. Foundations of Mathematics5. Calculus of Variations and Optimization6. Stochastic Calculus - Mathematics of Chance7. Numerical Mathematics8. Appendices: History, Names, Index, Notations, Fundamental Constants

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