Mathematical Models in the Biosciences II
ISBN: PB: 9780300253696, Yale University Press, November 2021
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Fractal Worlds Grown, Built, and Imagined
ISBN: PB: 9780300197877, Yale University Press, June 2016
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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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.
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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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
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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