The Pleasures Of Counting - T. W. Körner
Cambridge University Press (1996)
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In this engaging and readable book, Dr. Körner describes a variety of lively topics that continue to intrigue professional mathematicians. The topics range from the design of anchors and the Battle of the Atlantic to the outbreak of cholera in Victorian Soho. The author uses relatively simple terms and ideas, yet explains difficulties and avoids condescension. If you are a mathematician who wants to explain to others how you spend your working days, then seek inspiration here. This book will appeal to everyone interested in the uses of mathematics.

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Dewey 510
Format Paperback
Cover Price 74,00 €
No. of Pages 544
Height x Width 242 x 188 mm
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