Group Theory in the Bedroom, and Other Mathematical Diversions

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Hayes, Brian
Editorial: Hill and Wang (2009)
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Descripción Hill and Wang, 2009. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "If you ever lie awake pondering the complexities of the universe, you may have a soul buddy in Brian Hayes." New Scientist "Hayes is an assured and genial guide through the often thorny wilds of computation and mathematics." The Star-Tribune (MinneapolisSt. Paul) " Group Theory in the Bedroom and Other Mathematical Diversions is a marvelous collection of thought-provoking essays thatboth inform and entertain. You'll be amazed by the things you'll discover in these stories." Ron Graham, professor of mathematics, computer science and engineering, University of California, San Diego, former chief scientist of AT&T, and past president of the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America and the International Jugglers Association "Brian Hayes's book is a refreshing collection of superb mathematical essays. Ranging from choosing up sides to choosing names, the topics are intriguingly nonstandard. Moreover, the writing is clean, the explanations are pellucid, and the effect on the reader is exhilarating. First-rate all the way through." John Allen Paulos, author of Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences and the forthcoming Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up "Every essay in this book is a gem of science writing on its highest levelaccurate, up to date, brimming with surprising information, deep insights, and a profound love of mathematics. Its scope is awesome. Topics include a fantastic clock in Strasbourg, randomness, poverty, war, geology, genetics, gear ratios, partitions, nomenclature, group theory, and the ambiguity of the equals sign. There isn't a dull page in the book." Martin Gardner, author of The Colossal Book of Short Puzzles and Problems and more than 60 other titles. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0809052172

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Descripción SIMON and SCHUSTER, 2009. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IB-9780809052172

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Descripción Hill Wang Inc.,U.S., United States, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 203 x 137 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Brian Hayes is one of the most accomplished essayists active today a claim supported not only by his prolific and continuing high-quality output but also by such honors as the National Magazine Award for his commemorative Y2K essay titled Clock of Ages, published in the November/December 1999 issue of The Sciences magazine. (The also-rans that year included Tom Wolfe, Verlyn Klinkenborg, and Oliver Sacks.) Hayes s work in this genre has also appeared in such anthologies as The Best American Magazine Writing, The Best American Science and Nature Writing, and The Norton Reader. Here he offers us a selection of his most memorable and accessible pieces including Clock of Ages embellishing them with an overall, scene-setting preface, reconfigured illustrations, and a refreshingly self-critical Afterthoughts section appended to each essay. Nº de ref. de la librería AAC9780809052172

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Descripción Hill Wang Inc.,U.S., United States, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 203 x 137 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Brian Hayes is one of the most accomplished essayists active today a claim supported not only by his prolific and continuing high-quality output but also by such honors as the National Magazine Award for his commemorative Y2K essay titled Clock of Ages, published in the November/December 1999 issue of The Sciences magazine. (The also-rans that year included Tom Wolfe, Verlyn Klinkenborg, and Oliver Sacks.) Hayes s work in this genre has also appeared in such anthologies as The Best American Magazine Writing, The Best American Science and Nature Writing, and The Norton Reader. Here he offers us a selection of his most memorable and accessible pieces including Clock of Ages embellishing them with an overall, scene-setting preface, reconfigured illustrations, and a refreshingly self-critical Afterthoughts section appended to each essay. Nº de ref. de la librería AAC9780809052172

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Descripción Hill and Wang, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0809052172

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Descripción Hill & Wang Inc.,U.S. Paperback / softback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Group Theory in the Bedroom, and Other Mathematical Diversions, Brian Hayes, Brian Hayes is one of the most accomplished essayists active today--a claim supported not only by his prolific and continuing high-quality output but also by such honors as the National Magazine Award for his commemorative Y2K essay titled "Clock of Ages," published in the November/December 1999 issue of "The Sciences "magazine. (The also-rans that year included Tom Wolfe, Verlyn Klinkenborg, and Oliver Sacks.) Hayes's work in this genre has also appeared in such anthologies as "The Best American Magazine Writing, The Best American Science and Nature Writing, "and "The Norton Reader." Here he offers us a selection of his most memorable and accessible pieces--including "Clock of Ages"--embellishing them with an overall, scene-setting preface, reconfigured illustrations, and a refreshingly self-critical "Afterthoughts" section appended to each essay. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780809052172

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Descripción Hill and Wang. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Paperback. 288 pages. Brian Hayes is one of the most accomplished essayists active todaya claim supported not only by his prolific and continuing high-quality output but also by such honors as the National Magazine Award for his commemorative Y2K essay titled Clock of Ages, published in the NovemberDecember 1999 issue of The Sciences magazine. (The also-rans that year included Tom Wolfe, Verlyn Klinkenborg, and Oliver Sacks. ) Hayess work in this genre has also appeared in such anthologies as The Best American Magazine Writing, The Best American Science and Nature Writing, and The Norton Reader. Here he offers us a selection of his most memorable and accessible piecesincluding Clock of Agesembellishing them with an overall, scene-setting preface, reconfigured illustrations, and a refreshingly self-critical Afterthoughts section appended to each essay. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780809052172

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