Mathematical Apocrypha Redux
More Stories and Anecdotes of Mathematicians and the Mathematical
By (author) Steven G. Krantz
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Mathematical Apocrypha Redux by Steven G. Krantz
Book DescriptionA companion to Mathematical Apocrypha, this second volume of anecdotes, stories, quips, and ruminations about mathematics and mathematicians is sure to please. It differs from other books of its type in that many of the stories are from the twentieth century and many about currently living mathematicians. A number of the best stories come from the author's first-hand experience. The writing is lively, engaging, and informative. There are stories the reader may wish to share with students and colleagues, friends, and relatives. The purpose of the book is to explore and to celebrate the many facets of mathematical life. The stories reveal mathematicians as intense, human, and sympathetic. They should resonate with readers everywhere.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780883855546
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Mathematical Association of America
Publisher: Mathematical Association of America
Publish Date: 9-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Steven G. Krantz
Differential Equations, Hardback (October 2015)
Preceded by: Differential equations: theory, technique, and practice / George F. Simmons and Steven G. Krantz (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2007).
Mathematical Odyssey, Hardback (May 2014)View all books by Steven G. Krantz
This engaging contribution to popular science explores hot-button topics in mathematics that up to now have been largely absent from the genre. Real-world examples and visual aids help unlock the numerical principles of topics such as wavelets and encryption.
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Author Biography - Steven G. Krantz
Steve Krantz is Professor of Mathematics at Washington University in St. Louis.
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