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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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£25,00
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Mathematics Lover's Companion Masterpieces for Everyone
ISBN: HB: 9780300223002, Yale University Press, May 2017
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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£18,00
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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.
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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£18,00
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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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£14,00
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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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£12,00
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California Dreaming Reforming Mathematics Education
ISBN: PB: 9780300183085, Yale University Press, November 2011
320 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, black&white illus.
This compelling book tells the history of the past two decades of efforts to reform mathematics education in California. That history is a contentious one, full of such fervor and heat that participants and observers often refer to the "math wars". S...
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£22,00
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