My Brain Is Open

Author: Bruce Schechter
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684859807
Size: 22.39 MB
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Traces the eccentric life of legendary mathematician Paul Erdos, a wandering genius who fled his native Hungary during the Holocaust and helped devise the mathematical basis of computer science.

The Man Who Loved Only Numbers

Author: Paul Hoffman
Publisher: Fourth Estate (GB)
ISBN: 9781857028294
Size: 37.53 MB
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Paul Hoffman, in this marvellous biography, gives us a vivid and strangely moving portrait of this singular creature, one that brings out not only Erdos's genius and his oddness, but his warmth and sense of fun, the joyfulness of his ...

The Boy Who Loved Math

Author: Deborah Heiligman
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
ISBN: 146683952X
Size: 56.70 MB
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With a simple, lyrical text and richly layered illustrations, this is a beautiful introduction to the world of math and a fascinating look at the unique character traits that made "Uncle Paul" a great man.

Invitation To Discrete Mathematics

Author: Ji%rí Matousek
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198570430
Size: 37.95 MB
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A clear and self-contained introduction to discrete mathematics for undergraduates and early graduates.

Prime Obsession

Author: John Derbyshire
Publisher: Joseph Henry Press
ISBN: 0309512573
Size: 17.17 MB
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Not just a story of numbers and calculations, Prime Obsession is the engrossing tale of a relentless hunt for an elusive proof _ and those who have been consumed by it.

Journey Through Genius

Author: William Dunham
Size: 55.53 MB
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A rare combination of the historical, biographical, and mathematicalgenius, this book is a fascinating introduction to a neglected field of human creativity.

Masters Of Mathematics

Author: Robert A. Nowlan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9463008934
Size: 77.71 MB
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M. D. (1999, March 29). Paul Erdős: The oddball's ... My brain is open: The
mathematical journeys of Paul Erdős. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. Wells, D.

Birth Of A Theorem

Author: Cédric Villani
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448156572
Size: 34.77 MB
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Cédric Villani takes us on a mesmerising adventure as he wrestles with the Boltzmann equation – a new theorem that will eventually win him the most coveted prize in mathematics and a place in the mathematical history books.

In Code

Author: Sarah Flannery
ISBN: 9781439559925
Size: 34.49 MB
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In a memoir in mathematics, an award-winning young mathematician recounts her move from simple math puzzles to prime numbers, the Sieve of Eratosthenes, Fermat's Little Theorem, Googles, and finally to her own algorithm and extraordinary ...