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Gauge Field Theory in Natural Geometric LanguageA revisitation of mathematical notions of quantum physics

Gauge Field Theory in Natural Geometric Language: A revisitation of mathematical notions of quantum physics

Daniel Canarutto

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198861492
eISBN:
9780191894374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861492.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This monograph addresses the need to clarify basic mathematical concepts at the crossroad between gravitation and quantum physics. Selected mathematical and theoretical topics are exposed within a ... More

Multisensory ExperiencesWhere the senses meet technology

Multisensory Experiences: Where the senses meet technology

Carlos Velasco and Marianna Obrist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198849629
eISBN:
9780191884108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849629.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Most of our everyday life experiences are multisensory in nature, i.e. they consist of what we see, hear, feel, taste, smell, and much more. Almost any experience, such as eating a meal or going to ... More

Parallel Scientific ComputationA Structured Approach Using BSP

Parallel Scientific Computation: A Structured Approach Using BSP

Rob H. Bisseling

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198788348
eISBN:
9780191830273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788348.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book explains how to use the bulk synchronous parallel (BSP) model to design and implement parallel algorithms in the areas of scientific computing and big data. Furthermore, it presents a ... More

The Phantom Pattern ProblemThe Mirage of Big Data

The Phantom Pattern Problem: The Mirage of Big Data

Gary Smith and Jay Cordes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198864165
eISBN:
9780191896514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864165.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Pattern recognition prowess served our ancestors well. However, today we are confronted by a deluge of data that are far more abstract, complicated, and difficult to interpret than were annual ... More

Cryptographic Primitives in Blockchain TechnologyA mathematical introduction

Cryptographic Primitives in Blockchain Technology: A mathematical introduction

Andreas Bolfing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198862840
eISBN:
9780191895463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862840.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Many online applications, especially in the financial industries, are running on blockchain technologies in a decentralized manner, without the use of an authoritative entity or a trusted third ... More

Poems That Solve PuzzlesThe History and Science of Algorithms

Poems That Solve Puzzles: The History and Science of Algorithms

Chris Bleakley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198853732
eISBN:
9780191888168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853732.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Algorithms are the hidden methods that computers apply to process information and make decisions. The book tells the story of algorithms from their ancient origins to the present day and beyond. The ... More

Modern Risk Quantification in Complex ProjectsNon-linear Monte Carlo and System Dynamics Methodologies

Modern Risk Quantification in Complex Projects: Non-linear Monte Carlo and System Dynamics Methodologies

Yuri G. Raydugin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198844334
eISBN:
9780191879883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844334.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Applied Mathematics

There are multiple complaints that existing project risk quantification methods—both parametric and Monte Carlo—fail to produce accurate project duration and cost-risk contingencies in a majority of ... More

How to Free Your Inner MathematicianNotes on Mathematics and Life

How to Free Your Inner Mathematician: Notes on Mathematics and Life

Susan D'Agostino

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198843597
eISBN:
9780191879388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843597.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

How to Free Your Inner Mathematician: Notes on Mathematics and Life offers readers guidance in managing the fear, freedom, frustration, and joy that often accompany calls to think mathematically. ... More

Modal Homotopy Type TheoryThe Prospect of a New Logic for Philosophy

Modal Homotopy Type Theory: The Prospect of a New Logic for Philosophy

David Corfield

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198853404
eISBN:
9780191888069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853404.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

In[KF1] 1914, in an essay entitled ‘Logic as the Essence of Philosophy’, Bertrand Russell promised to revolutionize philosophy by introducing there the ‘new logic’ of Frege and Peano: “The old logic ... More

Pythagoras' LegacyMathematics in Ten Great Ideas

Pythagoras' Legacy: Mathematics in Ten Great Ideas

Marcel Danesi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198852247
eISBN:
9780191886959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852247.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

The history of mathematics starts in earnest with one of Pythagoras’ most important proofs, the Pythagorean theorem. This proof was the first link in a chain of ground-breaking ideas, all ... More

Categories for Quantum TheoryAn Introduction

Categories for Quantum Theory: An Introduction

Chris Heunen and Jamie Vicary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198739623
eISBN:
9780191802584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739623.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Applied Mathematics

Monoidal category theory serves as a powerful framework for describing logical aspects of quantum theory, giving an abstract language for parallel and sequential composition and a conceptual way to ... More

On the Foundations of Computing

On the Foundations of Computing

Giuseppe Primiero

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198835646
eISBN:
9780191873232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835646.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book is a technical, historical, and conceptual investigation into the three main methodological approaches to the computational sciences: mathematical, engineering, and experimental. Part I ... More

Computing Possible Futures

Computing Possible Futures

William B. Rouse

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198846420
eISBN:
9780191881589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846420.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book discusses the use of models and interactive visualizations to explore designs of systems and policies in determining whether such designs would be effective. Executives and senior managers ... More

An Invitation to Computational Homotopy

An Invitation to Computational Homotopy

Graham Ellis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832973
eISBN:
9780191871375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832973.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Geometry / Topology

This book is an introduction to elementary algebraic topology for students with an interest in computers and computer programming. Its aim is to illustrate how the basics of the subject can be ... More

Machine Learning for Signal ProcessingData Science, Algorithms, and Computational Statistics

Machine Learning for Signal Processing: Data Science, Algorithms, and Computational Statistics

Max A. Little

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198714934
eISBN:
9780191879180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714934.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy, Mathematical Physics

Digital signal processing (DSP) is one of the ‘foundational’ engineering topics of the modern world, without which technologies such the mobile phone, television, CD and MP3 players, WiFi and radar, ... More

The 9 Pitfalls of Data Science

The 9 Pitfalls of Data Science

Gary Smith and Jay Cordes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844396
eISBN:
9780191879937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844396.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Scientific rigor and critical thinking skills are indispensable in this age of big data because machine learning and artificial intelligence are often led astray by meaningless patterns. The 9 ... More

George Gabriel StokesLife, Science and Faith

George Gabriel Stokes: Life, Science and Faith

Mark McCartney, Andrew Whitaker, and Alastair Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198822868
eISBN:
9780191861321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822868.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

George Gabriel Stokes was one of the most significant mathematicians and natural philosophers of the nineteenth century. Serving as Lucasian professor at Cambridge he made wide-ranging contributions ... More

The Joy of StatisticsA Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications

The Joy of Statistics: A Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications

Steve Selvin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198833444
eISBN:
9780191872280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833444.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Applied Mathematics

The Joy of Statistics consists of a series of 42 “short stories,” each illustrating how elementary statistical methods are applied to data to produce insight and solutions to the questions data are ... More

Matheron's Theory of Regionalised Variables

Matheron's Theory of Regionalised Variables

Georges Matheron

Vera Pawlowsky-Glahn and Jean Serra (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198835660
eISBN:
9780191873249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835660.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book has never been published before, although its contents have provided the basis for hundreds of papers, theses, and books on geostatistics. The chapters are based on the lectures of a summer ... More

Functional Gaussian Approximation for Dependent Structures

Functional Gaussian Approximation for Dependent Structures

Florence Merlevède, Magda Peligrad, and Sergey Utev

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198826941
eISBN:
9780191865961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826941.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book has its origin in the need for developing and analyzing mathematical models for phenomena that evolve in time and influence each another, and aims at a better understanding of the structure ... More

The Mathematical World of Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

The Mathematical World of Charles L. Dodgson (Lewis Carroll)

Robin Wilson and Amirouche Moktefi (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198817000
eISBN:
9780191858697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817000.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson is best known for his ‘Alice’ books, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, written under his pen-name of Lewis Carroll. He is also remembered as a ... More

The Error of TruthHow History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

The Error of Truth: How History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

Steven J. Osterlind

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831600
eISBN:
9780191869532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831600.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The Error of Truth recounts the astonishing and unexpected tale of how quantitative thinking was invented and rose to primacy in our lives in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, bringing us ... More

Game Theory, Diplomatic History and Security Studies

Game Theory, Diplomatic History and Security Studies

Frank C. Zagare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198831587
eISBN:
9780191869525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831587.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy, Applied Mathematics

The main purpose of this book is to demonstrate, by way of example, the several advantages of using a formal game-theoretic framework to explain complex events, diplomatic history, and contentious ... More

From Christoffel Words to Markoff Numbers

From Christoffel Words to Markoff Numbers

Christophe Reutenauer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198827542
eISBN:
9780191866418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827542.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

Christoffel introduced in 1875 a special class of words on a binary alphabet, linked to continued fractions. Some years laterMarkoff published his famous theory, called nowMarkoff theory. It ... More

Geometry and Physics: Volume IA Festschrift in honour of Nigel Hitchin

Geometry and Physics: Volume I: A Festschrift in honour of Nigel Hitchin

Andrew Dancer, Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen, and Oscar García-Prada (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198802013
eISBN:
9780191840500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802013.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

These volumes contain the proceedings of the conference held at Aarhus, Oxford and Madrid in September 2016 to mark the seventieth birthday of Nigel Hitchin, one of the world’s foremost geometers and ... More

Geometry and Physics: Volume IIA Festschrift in honour of Nigel Hitchin

Geometry and Physics: Volume II: A Festschrift in honour of Nigel Hitchin

Andrew Dancer, Jørgen Ellegaard Andersen, and Oscar García-Prada (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198802020
eISBN:
9780191869068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802020.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

These volumes contain the proceedings of the conference held at Aarhus, Oxford and Madrid in September 2016 to mark the seventieth birthday of Nigel Hitchin, one of the world’s foremost geometers and ... More

Elements of Geometry of Balls in Banach Spaces

Elements of Geometry of Balls in Banach Spaces

Kazimierz Goebel and Stanislaw Prus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198827351
eISBN:
9780191866265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827351.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

One of the subjects of functional analysis is classification of Banach spaces depending on various properties of the unit ball. The need of such considerations comes from a number of applications to ... More

Modern Fortran ExplainedIncorporating Fortran 2018

Modern Fortran Explained: Incorporating Fortran 2018

Michael Metcalf, John Reid, and Malcolm Cohen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198811893
eISBN:
9780191850028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811893.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Fortran marches on, remaining one of the principal programming languages used in high-performance scientific, numerical, and engineering computing. A series of significant revisions to the standard ... More

An Alternative Approach to Lie Groups and Geometric Structures

An Alternative Approach to Lie Groups and Geometric Structures

Ercüment H. Ortaçgil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198821656
eISBN:
9780191860959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821656.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This book is about the foundations of geometric symmetry, namely, Lie groups and differential geometry. Although this is a classical subject about which hundreds of books have been written, this book ... More

Spectral Theory and Differential Operators

Spectral Theory and Differential Operators

David Edmunds and Des Evans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198812050
eISBN:
9780191861130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812050.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This book gives an account of those parts of the analysis of closed linear operators acting in Banach or Hilbert spaces that are relevant to spectral problems involving differential operators, and ... More

The Scholarship of Teaching and LearningA Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians

Jacqueline Dewar, Curtis Bennett, and Matthew A. Fisher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198821212
eISBN:
9780191860751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821212.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

This book is a guide to the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) for scientists, engineers, and mathematicians teaching at the collegiate level in countries around the world. It shows ... More

Socio-Informatics

Socio-Informatics

Volker Wulf, Volkmar Pipek, David Randall, Markus Rohde, Kjeld Schmidt, and Gunnar Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198733249
eISBN:
9780191797736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733249.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

The last 25 years have seen a small revolution in our approach to the understanding of new technology and information systems. It has become a founding assumption of computer-supported cooperative ... More

Games User Research

Games User Research

Anders Drachen, Pejman Mirza-Babaei, and Lennart Nacke (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794844
eISBN:
9780191836336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794844.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

Today, Games User Research forms an integral component of the development of any kind of interactive entertainment. User research stands as the primary source of business intelligence in the ... More

Computational Interaction

Computational Interaction

Antti Oulasvirta, Per Ola Kristensson, Xiaojun Bi, and Andrew Howes (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799603
eISBN:
9780191839832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799603.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book presents computational interaction as an approach to explaining and enhancing the interaction between humans and information technology. Computational interaction applies abstraction, ... More

Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

John E. Prussing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198811084
eISBN:
9780191848360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811084.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Optimal spacecraft trajectories are given a modern comprehensive treatment of the theory and important results. In most cases “optimal” means minimum propellant. Less propellant required results in ... More

Theories, Sites, ToposesRelating and studying mathematical theories through topos-theoretic 'bridges'

Theories, Sites, Toposes: Relating and studying mathematical theories through topos-theoretic 'bridges'

Olivia Caramello

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198758914
eISBN:
9780191818752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758914.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology, Pure Mathematics

This book is devoted to a general study of geometric theories from a topos-theoretic perspective. After recalling the necessary topos-theoretic preliminaries, it presents the main methodology it uses ... More

The Correspondence of Charles HuttonMathematical Networks in Georgian Britain

The Correspondence of Charles Hutton: Mathematical Networks in Georgian Britain

Benjamin Wardhaugh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198805045
eISBN:
9780191843150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805045.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book contains complete transcriptions, with notes, of the 133 surviving letters of Charles Hutton (1737–1823). The letters span the period 1770–1823 and are drawn from nearly thirty different ... More

Heavenly NumbersAstronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China

Heavenly Numbers: Astronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China

Christopher Cullen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198733119
eISBN:
9780191797705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733119.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book is a history of the development of mathematical astronomy in China, from the late third century BCE, to the early third century CE—a period often referred to as ‘early imperial China’. It ... More

Finite Elasticity Theory

Finite Elasticity Theory

David J. Steigmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198567783
eISBN:
9780191746536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198567783.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This book is suitable for a first-year graduate course on Non-linear Elasticity Theory. It is aimed at graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and researchers working in Mechanics. Included is a ... More

Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

Russell Cheng

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198505044
eISBN:
9780191746390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198505044.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book discusses the fitting of parametric statistical models to data samples. Emphasis is placed on (i) how to recognize situations where the problem is non-standard, when parameter estimates ... More

Everyday CryptographyFundamental Principles and Applications

Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

Keith Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198788003
eISBN:
9780191829956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788003.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Cryptography is a vital technology that underpins the security of information in computer networks. This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the role that cryptography plays in providing ... More

Teaching StatisticsA Bag of Tricks

Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198785699
eISBN:
9780191827518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785699.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Students in the sciences, economics, social sciences, and medicine take an introductory statistics course. And yet statistics can be notoriously difficult for instructors to teach and for students to ... More

Introduction to Symplectic Topology

Introduction to Symplectic Topology

Dusa McDuff and Dietmar Salamon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198794899
eISBN:
9780191836411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794899.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Geometry / Topology

Over the past number of years powerful new methods in analysis and topology have led to the development of the modern global theory of symplectic topology, including several striking and important ... More

Direct Methods for Sparse Matrices

Direct Methods for Sparse Matrices

I. S. Duff, A. M. Erisman, and J. K. Reid

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198508380
eISBN:
9780191746420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508380.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

Direct Methods for Sparse Matrices, second edition, is a complete rewrite of the first edition published 30 years ago. Much has changed since that time. Problems have grown greatly in size and ... More

Lectures on Geometry

Lectures on Geometry

Edward Witten, Martin Bridson, Helmut Hofer, Marc Lackenby, and Rahul Pandharipande

N M J Woodhouse (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198784913
eISBN:
9780191827150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784913.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This volume contains a collection of papers based on lectures delivered by distinguished mathematicians at Clay Mathematics Institute events over the past few years. Although not explicitly linked, ... More

Lectures on Inductive Logic

Lectures on Inductive Logic

Jon Williamson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199666478
eISBN:
9780191749292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666478.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Inductive logic (also known as confirmation theory) seeks to determine the extent to which the premisses of an argument entail its conclusion. This book offers an introduction to the field of ... More

Real Analysis

Real Analysis

Fon-Che Liu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790426
eISBN:
9780191831676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790426.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

Real analysis in its modern aspect is presented concisely in this text for the beginning graduate student of mathematics and related disciplines to have a solid grounding in the general theory of ... More

Bolzano's Logical System

Bolzano's Logical System

Ettore Casari

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788294
eISBN:
9780191830228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788294.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

A starting point of Bolzano’s logical reflection was the conviction that among truths there is a connection, according to which some truths are grounds of others, and these in turn are consequences ... More

4-Manifolds

4-Manifolds

Selman Akbulut

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784869
eISBN:
9780191827136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784869.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book present the topology of smooth 4-manifolds in an intuitive self-contained way. The handlebody theory, and the seiberg-witten theory of 4-manifolds are presented. Also stein and symplectic ... More

Gödel's DisjunctionThe scope and limits of mathematical knowledge

Gödel's Disjunction: The scope and limits of mathematical knowledge

Leon Horsten and Philip Welch (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198759591
eISBN:
9780191820373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759591.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The logician Kurt Gödel in 1951 established a disjunctive thesis about the scope and limits of mathematical knowledge: either the mathematical mind is equivalent to a Turing machine (i.e., a ... More

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