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The Princeton companion to mathematics

Presents two hundred entries that introduce basic mathematical tools and vocabulary. This title traces the development of modern mathematics. It explains essential terms and concepts; examines core ideas in major areas of mathematics; and describes the achievements of scores of famous mathematicians.
eBook, English, ©2008
Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J., ©2008
Electronic reference sources
1 online resource (292 entries) : 5346 images, digital files
9781849726955, 1849726957
Print version:
Part I. Introduction
Part II. The origins of modern mathematics
Part III. Mathematical concepts
Part IV. Branches of mathematics
Part V. Theorems and problems
Part VI. Mathematicians
Part VII. Final perspectives