Krantz, Steven G. (Steven George) 1951
Overview
Works:  128 works in 1,019 publications in 4 languages and 36,341 library holdings 

Genres:  Popular works History Anecdotes Handbooks and manuals Abstracts Study guides 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Other 
Classifications:  QA331.7, 515 
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Most widely held works by
Steven G Krantz
Calculus demystified by
Steven G Krantz(
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31 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how to understand calculus in a more intuitive fashion. Uses practical examples and real data. Covers both differential and integral calculus
31 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how to understand calculus in a more intuitive fashion. Uses practical examples and real data. Covers both differential and integral calculus
Complex analysis : the geometric viewpoint by
Steven G Krantz(
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33 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
33 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How to teach mathematics : a personal perspective by
Steven G Krantz(
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39 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This expanded edition of the original bestseller, How to Teach Mathematics, offers handson guidance for teaching mathematics in the modern classroom setting. Twelve appendices have been added that are written by experts who have a wide range of opinions and viewpoints on the major teaching issues."Jacket
39 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This expanded edition of the original bestseller, How to Teach Mathematics, offers handson guidance for teaching mathematics in the modern classroom setting. Twelve appendices have been added that are written by experts who have a wide range of opinions and viewpoints on the major teaching issues."Jacket
Techniques of problem solving by
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25 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The purpose of this book is to teach the basic principles of problem solving in both mathematical and nonmathematical problems. The major components of the book consist of learning to translate verbal discussion into analytical data, learning problem solving methods for attacking collections of analytical questions or data, and building a personal arsenal of solved problems and internalized problem solving techniques. This book can be used as a device for introducing students to the world of modern technology because of the connection it forms to other techniques and tools. The format incorporates exercises into the text, providing a challenge problem after solved problems. More than 350 problems are found at the end of the chapters with solutions available in a solutions manual. Mathematical topics covered in the book include inductive reasoning, logic, parity, planar geometry, solid geometry, analytic geometry, probability, recreational mathematics, and real life connections. (Ddr)
25 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The purpose of this book is to teach the basic principles of problem solving in both mathematical and nonmathematical problems. The major components of the book consist of learning to translate verbal discussion into analytical data, learning problem solving methods for attacking collections of analytical questions or data, and building a personal arsenal of solved problems and internalized problem solving techniques. This book can be used as a device for introducing students to the world of modern technology because of the connection it forms to other techniques and tools. The format incorporates exercises into the text, providing a challenge problem after solved problems. More than 350 problems are found at the end of the chapters with solutions available in a solutions manual. Mathematical topics covered in the book include inductive reasoning, logic, parity, planar geometry, solid geometry, analytic geometry, probability, recreational mathematics, and real life connections. (Ddr)
Function theory of several complex variables by
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42 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Krantz has a very readable style and this is one math book that is fun reading (assuming you have the background listed above). No definition causes you to wonder why it was defined, and no theorem causes you to wonder why it was proved. It's also one of the few books that defines sheaf cohomology in terms of actual geometric intuition and concrete examples. Even readers not interested in several complex variables should benefit from the way he treats tangential subjects in this book
42 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Krantz has a very readable style and this is one math book that is fun reading (assuming you have the background listed above). No definition causes you to wonder why it was defined, and no theorem causes you to wonder why it was proved. It's also one of the few books that defines sheaf cohomology in terms of actual geometric intuition and concrete examples. Even readers not interested in several complex variables should benefit from the way he treats tangential subjects in this book
Function theory of one complex variable by
Robert Everist Greene(
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24 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
24 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A primer of mathematical writing : being a disquisition on having your ideas recorded, typeset, published, read and appreciated by
Steven G Krantz(
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22 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Krantz's frank and straightforward approach makes this particularly suitable as a textbook. He does not avoid difficult topics. His intent is to demonstrate to the reader how to successfully operate within the profession. He outlines how to write grant proposals that are persuasive and compelling, how to write a letter of recommendation describing the research abilities of a candidate for promotion or tenure, and what a dean is looking for in a letter of recommendation. He further addresses some basic issues such as writing a book proposal to a publisher or applying for a job
22 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Krantz's frank and straightforward approach makes this particularly suitable as a textbook. He does not avoid difficult topics. His intent is to demonstrate to the reader how to successfully operate within the profession. He outlines how to write grant proposals that are persuasive and compelling, how to write a letter of recommendation describing the research abilities of a candidate for promotion or tenure, and what a dean is looking for in a letter of recommendation. He further addresses some basic issues such as writing a book proposal to a publisher or applying for a job
Differential equations demystified by
Steven G Krantz(
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18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here's the perfect selfteaching guide to help anyone master differential equationsa common stumbling block for students looking to progress to advanced topics in both science and math. Covers First Order Equations, Second Order Equations and Higher, Properties, Solutions, Series Solutions, Fourier Series and Orthogonal Systems, Partial Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, Numerical Techniques, and more
18 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here's the perfect selfteaching guide to help anyone master differential equationsa common stumbling block for students looking to progress to advanced topics in both science and math. Covers First Order Equations, Second Order Equations and Higher, Properties, Solutions, Series Solutions, Fourier Series and Orthogonal Systems, Partial Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems, Numerical Techniques, and more
Mathematical apocrypha : stories and anecdotes of mathematicians and the mathematical by
Steven G Krantz(
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11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the story of David Hilbert perplexedly asking a colleague, "What is a Hilbert space?' being a typical example, this work presents anecdotes about the practice of mathematics that range in tone from humorous to celebratory. The anecdotes are arranged under sections devoted to great foolishness, great affrontery, great ideas, great failures, great pranks, and great people
11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the story of David Hilbert perplexedly asking a colleague, "What is a Hilbert space?' being a typical example, this work presents anecdotes about the practice of mathematics that range in tone from humorous to celebratory. The anecdotes are arranged under sections devoted to great foolishness, great affrontery, great ideas, great failures, great pranks, and great people
A Panorama of harmonic analysis by
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18 editions published in 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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18 editions published in 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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An episodic history of mathematics : mathematical culture through problem solving by
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15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An Episodic History of Mathematics delivers a series of snapshots of mathematics and mathematicians from ancient times to the twentieth century. Giving readers a sense of mathematical culture and history, the book also acquaints readers with the nature and techniques of mathematics via exercises. It introduces the genesis of key mathematical concepts. For example, while Krantz does not get into the intricate mathematical details of Andrew Wiles's proof of Fermat's Last Theorem, he does describe some of the streams of thought that posed the problem and led to its solution. The focus in this text, moreover, is on doing  getting involved with the mathematics and solving problems. Every chapter ends with a detailed problem set that will provide students with avenues for exploration and entry into the subject. It recounts the history of mathematics; offers broad coverage of the various schools of mathematical thought to give readers a wider understanding of mathematics; and includes exercises to help readers engage with the text and gain a deeper understanding of the material."Publisher's description
15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An Episodic History of Mathematics delivers a series of snapshots of mathematics and mathematicians from ancient times to the twentieth century. Giving readers a sense of mathematical culture and history, the book also acquaints readers with the nature and techniques of mathematics via exercises. It introduces the genesis of key mathematical concepts. For example, while Krantz does not get into the intricate mathematical details of Andrew Wiles's proof of Fermat's Last Theorem, he does describe some of the streams of thought that posed the problem and led to its solution. The focus in this text, moreover, is on doing  getting involved with the mathematics and solving problems. Every chapter ends with a detailed problem set that will provide students with avenues for exploration and entry into the subject. It recounts the history of mathematics; offers broad coverage of the various schools of mathematical thought to give readers a wider understanding of mathematics; and includes exercises to help readers engage with the text and gain a deeper understanding of the material."Publisher's description
A guide to complex variables by
Steven G Krantz(
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14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geometric function theory : explorations in complex analysis by
Steven G Krantz(
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25 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This methodologically designed book contains a rich collection of exercises, examples, and illustrations within each individual chapter, concluding with an extensive bibliography of monographs, research papers, and a thorough index. Seeking to capture the imagination of advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a basic background in complex analysis  and also to spark the interest of seasoned workers in the field  the book imparts a solid education both in complex analysis and in how modern mathematics works"Jacket
25 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This methodologically designed book contains a rich collection of exercises, examples, and illustrations within each individual chapter, concluding with an extensive bibliography of monographs, research papers, and a thorough index. Seeking to capture the imagination of advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a basic background in complex analysis  and also to spark the interest of seasoned workers in the field  the book imparts a solid education both in complex analysis and in how modern mathematics works"Jacket
The proof is in the pudding : the changing nature of mathematical proof by
Steven G Krantz(
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15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the full history and evolution of the proof concept. The notion of rigorous thinking has evolved over time, and this book documents that development. It gives examples both of decisive developments in the technique of proof and also of magnificent blunders that taught us about how to think rigorously. Many historical vignettes illustrate the concepts and acquaint the reader with how mathematicians think and what they care about. In modern times, strict rules for generating and recording proof have been established. At the same time, many new vectors and forces have had an influence over the way mathematics is practiced. Certainly the computer plays a fundamental role in many mathematical investigations, but there are also fascinating social forces that have affected the way that we now conceive of proof. Daniel Gorenstein's program to classify the finite simple groups, Thomas Hales's resolution of the Kepler spherepacking problem, Louis de Branges's proof of the Bieberbach conjecture, and Thurston's treatment of the geometrization program are some examples of mathematical proofs that were generated in ways inconceivable 100 years ago.... Many of the proofs treated in this book are described in some detail, with figures and explanatory equations.From publisher description
15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the full history and evolution of the proof concept. The notion of rigorous thinking has evolved over time, and this book documents that development. It gives examples both of decisive developments in the technique of proof and also of magnificent blunders that taught us about how to think rigorously. Many historical vignettes illustrate the concepts and acquaint the reader with how mathematicians think and what they care about. In modern times, strict rules for generating and recording proof have been established. At the same time, many new vectors and forces have had an influence over the way mathematics is practiced. Certainly the computer plays a fundamental role in many mathematical investigations, but there are also fascinating social forces that have affected the way that we now conceive of proof. Daniel Gorenstein's program to classify the finite simple groups, Thomas Hales's resolution of the Kepler spherepacking problem, Louis de Branges's proof of the Bieberbach conjecture, and Thurston's treatment of the geometrization program are some examples of mathematical proofs that were generated in ways inconceivable 100 years ago.... Many of the proofs treated in this book are described in some detail, with figures and explanatory equations.From publisher description
Discrete mathematics demystified by
Steven G Krantz(
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9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"If you're interested in learning the fundamentals of discrete mathematics but can't seem to get your brain to function, then here's your solution. Add this easytofollow guide to the equation and calculate how quickly you learn the essential concepts. Written by awardwinning math professor Steven Krantz, Discrete Mathematics Demystified explains this challenging topic in an effective and enlightening way. You will learn about logic, proofs, functions, matrices, sequences, series, and much more. Concise explanations, realworld examples, and worked equations make it easy to understand the material, and endofchapter exercises and a final exam help reinforce learning."Page 4 of cover
9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"If you're interested in learning the fundamentals of discrete mathematics but can't seem to get your brain to function, then here's your solution. Add this easytofollow guide to the equation and calculate how quickly you learn the essential concepts. Written by awardwinning math professor Steven Krantz, Discrete Mathematics Demystified explains this challenging topic in an effective and enlightening way. You will learn about logic, proofs, functions, matrices, sequences, series, and much more. Concise explanations, realworld examples, and worked equations make it easy to understand the material, and endofchapter exercises and a final exam help reinforce learning."Page 4 of cover
A guide to real variables by
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16 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geometric integration theory by
Steven G Krantz(
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18 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This textbook introduces geometric measure theory through the notion of currents. Currents  continuous linear functionals on spaces of differential forms  are a natural language in which to formulate various types of extremal problems arising in geometry, and can be used to study generalized versions of the Plateau problem and related questions in geometric analysis." "Motivating key ideas with examples and figures, Geometric Integration Theory is a comprehensive introduction ideal for use in the classroom as well as for selfstudy. The exposition demands minimal background, is selfcontained and accessible, and thus is ideal for graduate students and researchers."Jacket
18 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This textbook introduces geometric measure theory through the notion of currents. Currents  continuous linear functionals on spaces of differential forms  are a natural language in which to formulate various types of extremal problems arising in geometry, and can be used to study generalized versions of the Plateau problem and related questions in geometric analysis." "Motivating key ideas with examples and figures, Geometric Integration Theory is a comprehensive introduction ideal for use in the classroom as well as for selfstudy. The exposition demands minimal background, is selfcontained and accessible, and thus is ideal for graduate students and researchers."Jacket
A mathematician comes of age by
Steven G Krantz(
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15 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book treats the maturation process for a mathematics student. It describes and analyzes how a student develops from a neophyte who can manipulate simple arithmetic problems to a sophisticated thinker who can understand abstract concepts, think rigorously, and analyze and manipulate proofs. Most importantly, the mature mathematics student can create proofs and know when the proofs that he/she has created are correct.  from Back Cover
15 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book treats the maturation process for a mathematics student. It describes and analyzes how a student develops from a neophyte who can manipulate simple arithmetic problems to a sophisticated thinker who can understand abstract concepts, think rigorously, and analyze and manipulate proofs. Most importantly, the mature mathematics student can create proofs and know when the proofs that he/she has created are correct.  from Back Cover
A guide to functional analysis by
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17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Guide to Topology by
Steven G Krantz(
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1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Parks, Harold R. 1949 Author
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 Lee, Lina 1976
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 Blank, Brian E. 1953 Author
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Krantz, S. G.
Krantz, S. G. 1951
Krantz, S. G. (Steven George)
Krantz, S. G. (Steven George), 1951
Krantz, Steven
Krantz, Steven 1951
Krantz, Steven G.
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Steven G. Krantz Amerikaans wiskundige
Steven G. Krantz amerikansk matematikar
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크란츠, 스티븐 G. 1951
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