Logarithmic Forms and Diophantine Geometry
Normal Price: $165.00
Your Price: $148.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $16.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.43 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Logarithmic Forms and Diophantine Geometry by Alan Baker
Book DescriptionThere is now much interplay between studies on logarithmic forms and deep aspects of arithmetic algebraic geometry. New light has been shed, for instance, on the famous conjectures of Tate and Shafarevich relating to abelian varieties and the associated celebrated discoveries of Faltings establishing the Mordell conjecture. This book gives an account of the theory of linear forms in the logarithms of algebraic numbers with special emphasis on the important developments of the past twenty-five years. The first part covers basic material in transcendental number theory but with a modern perspective. The remainder assumes some background in Lie algebras and group varieties, and covers, in some instances for the first time in book form, several advanced topics. The final chapter summarises other aspects of Diophantine geometry including hypergeometric theory and the Andre-Oort conjecture. A comprehensive bibliography rounds off this definitive survey of effective methods in Diophantine geometry.
Buy Logarithmic Forms and Diophantine Geometry book by Alan Baker from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521882682
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 17-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alan Baker
Two Tiny Mice, Hardback (September 2014)
Originally published in the UK in 2006 by Templar Publishing, an imprint of the Templar Company Plc.
Comprehensive Course in Number Theory, Hardback (August 2012)
The author's classic concise introduction now fully updated and developed to suit courses extending from primers to introductions to research.
North American Animals, Paperback (October 2009)» View all books by Alan Baker
Features a selection of animals of the North American continent.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Logarithmic Forms and Diophantine Geometry book by Alan Baker and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Alan Baker
Alan Baker ,FRS, is Emeritus Professor of Pure Mathematics in the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. He has received numerous international awards, including, in 1970, a Fields medal for his work in number theory. This is his third authored book: he has edited four others for publication.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.