Oxford Users' Guide to Mathematics

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It conveys a lively and modern picture of mathematics; emphasises the close links between different branches of mathematics; responds to the enormous advances in mathematics due to the ever-growing influence of computer science and the role of modern PCs; contains a wealth of material ranging from elementary facts to modern and highly-sophisticated results and methods; and includes a comprehensive bibliography of all contemporary literature in the main fields of mathematics.
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"With so much mathematics in compact form, this book will be useful as a quick reference for those working in such fields as physics, engineering, and economics, as well as for mathematicians."--CHOICE

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198507635
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 11/4/2004
  • Pages: 1308
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 5.70 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Eberhard Zeidler, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

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Table of Contents

Formulas, graphs and tables 3
1 Analysis 221
2 Algebra 599
3 Geometry 725
4 Foundations of mathematics 873
5 Calculus of variations and optimization 909
6 Stochastic calculus - mathematics of chance 975
7 Numerical mathematics and scientific computing 1049
Sketch of the history of mathematics 1179
Mathematical symbols 1275
Dimensions of physical quantities 1279
Tables of physical constants 1281
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