The Best Writing on Mathematics, 2013

The Best Writing on Mathematics, 2013

Paperback - 2014
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This annual anthology brings together the year's finest mathematics writing from around the world. Among others, Philip Davis offers a panoramic view of mathematics in contemporary society; Terence Tao discusses aspects of universal mathematical laws in complex systems; Ian Stewart explains how in mathematics everything arises out of nothing; Erin Maloney and Sian Beilock consider the mathematical anxiety experienced by many students and suggest effective remedies; Elie Ayache argues that exchange prices reached in open market transactions transcend the common notion of probability. Includes a foreword by esteemed mathematical physicist Roger Penrose and an introduction by the editor, Mircea Pitici.--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780691160412
Characteristics: xxvi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Pitici, Mircea 1965-- Editor


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