Books in category Mathematics – Essays

  • Models and Modeling Perspectives

    Models and Modeling Perspectives
    Richard A. Lesh

    This special issue of Mathematical Thinking and Learning describes models and modeling perspectives toward mathematics problem solving, learning, and teaching.

  • Handbook of International Research in Mathematics Education

    Handbook of International Research in Mathematics Education
    Lyn D. English, David Kirshner

    This book brings together mathematics education research that makes a difference in both theory and practice – research that anticipates problems and needed knowledge before they become impediments to progress.

  • A Course of Higher Mathematics Adiwes International Series in Volume 4

    A Course of Higher Mathematics: Adiwes International Series in …, Volume 4
    V. I. Smirnov

    The final chapter deals with the boundary value problems of mathematical physics. This book is a valuable resource for mathematicians and readers who are embarking on the study of functional analysis.

  • The Process of Learning Mathematics

    The Process of Learning Mathematics
    L. R. Chapman

    This book is comprised of 19 chapters and begins with a reflection on the nature of mathematics, followed by a discussion on the importance of intuition and logic in mathematics.

  • The Grapes of Math

    The Grapes of Math
    Alex Bellos

    The best-selling author of Here's Looking at Euclid presents a narrative distillation of complex mathematical concepts that traces historical discoveries, surveys India's World Mathematical Congress and profiles grassroots mathematical …

  • Fields Medallists Lectures

    Fields Medallists’ Lectures
    Daniel Iagolnitzer

    It is restricted to the field of mathematics and an age limit of 40 has become an accepted tradition. This volume presents contributions from Fields Medallists.

  • Ideas and Their Reception

    Ideas and Their Reception
    David E. Rowe, John McCleary

    This volume is intended for students and researchers interested in developments in pure mathematics.

  • The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012

    The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012
    Mircea Pitici, David Mumford

    Collects essays on mathematics, from the mathematical aspects of origami and the mathematics of dating to the frequency and distribution of prime numbers and a ball in five dimensions.

  • The First Erich L Lehmann Symposium

    The First Erich L. Lehmann Symposium
    Javier Rojo, Víctor Pérez-Abreu, Institute of Mathematical Statistics

  • Mathematical Thinking and Problem Solving

    Mathematical Thinking and Problem Solving
    Alan H. Schoenfeld, Alan H. Sloane

    In those conferences, interdisciplinary teams reviewed major topic areas and put together distillations of what was known about them.* A more recent conference — upon which this volume is based — offered a forum in which various people …

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