Mathematical Models in the Biosciences II

ISBN: PB: 9780300253696,
Yale University Press,
November 2021

496 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 250 black&white illus.

496 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 250 black&white illus.

This is the second of a two-part series exploring essential concepts of calculus in the context of biological systems. Building on the essential ideas and theories of basic calculus taught in Mathematical Models in the Biosciences I, this book focuse...

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Mathematical Models in the Biosciences I

ISBN: PB: 9780300228311,
Yale University Press,
July 2021

416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 250 black&white illus.

416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 250 black&white illus.

This book introduces mathematical modeling to bioscience students, with first semester calculus as the only prerequisite. It is the first of a two-part series exploring essential concepts of calculus in the context of biological systems. Michael Fram...

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Calculus for Cranks

ISBN: PB: 9780300242799,
Yale University Press,
March 2021

224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm

224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm

In mathematics, "cranks" are people who insist they understand something new about math even when the world tells them they are doing it wrong. This introduction to calculus is written with those cranks in mind, based on the foundational course that...

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Mathematics for Human Flourishing

ISBN: PB: 9780300258516,
Yale University Press,
March 2021

288 pp., 21x14 cm, 50 black&white illus.

288 pp., 21x14 cm, 50 black&white illus.

For mathematician Francis Su, a society without mathematical affection is like a city without concerts, parks, or museums. To miss out on mathematics is to live without experiencing some of humanity's most beautiful ideas.
In this profound book, w...

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Mathematics Lover's Companion
Masterpieces for Everyone

ISBN: PB: 9780300255393,
Yale University Press,
January 2021

296 pp., 23.5x16.5 cm, 106 black&white illus.

296 pp., 23.5x16.5 cm, 106 black&white illus.

Twenty-three mathematical masterpieces for exploration and enlightenment.
How can a shape have more than one dimension but fewer than two? What is the best way to elect public officials when more than two candidates are vying for the office? Is it p...

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Shape of a Life
One Mathematician's Search for the Universe's Hidden Geometry

ISBN: HB: 9780300235906,
Yale University Press,
April 2019

328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 49 black&white illus.

328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 49 black&white illus.

Harvard geometer and Fields medalist Shing-Tung Yau has provided a mathematical foundation for string theory, offered new insights into black holes, and mathematically demonstrated the stability of our universe. In this autobiography, Yau reflects on...

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Logic of Miracles
Making Sense of Rare, Really Rare, and Impossibly Rare Events

ISBN: HB: 9780300224153,
Yale University Press,
April 2018

288 pp., 21x14 cm, 23 black&white illus.

288 pp., 21x14 cm, 23 black&white illus.

We live in a much more turbulent world than we like to think, but the science we use to analyze economic, financial, and statistical events mostly disregards the world's essentially chaotic nature. We need to get used to the idea that wildly improbab...

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£25,00

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Fractal Worlds
Grown, Built, and Imagined

ISBN: PB: 9780300197877,
Yale University Press,
June 2016

512 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 328 black&white illus.

512 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 328 black&white illus.

Fractal geometry is a uniquely fascinating area of mathematics, exhibited in a range of shapes that exist in the natural world, from a simple broccoli floret to a majestic mountain range. In this essential primer, mathematician Michael Frame – a clos...

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£18,99

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Beautiful, Simple, Exact, Crazy
Mathematics in the Real World

ISBN: PB: 9780300190892,
Yale University Press,
November 2015

480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 72 black&white illus.

480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 72 black&white illus.

In this vibrant work, which is ideal for both teaching and learning, Apoorva Khare and Anna Lachowska explain the mathematics essential for understanding and appreciating our quantitative world. They show with examples that mathematics is a key tool...

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£14,99

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Theory That Would Not Die
How Bayes' Rule Cracked the Enigma Code, Hunted Down Russian Submarines, and Emerged Triumphant from Two Centuries of Controversy

ISBN: PB: 9780300188226,
Yale University Press,
September 2012

336 pp., 23.1x15.5 cm

336 pp., 23.1x15.5 cm

Drawing on primary source material and interviews with statisticians and other scientists, "The Theory That Would Not Die" is the riveting account of how a seemingly simple theorem ignited one of the greatest scientific controversies of all time. Bay...

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