9780465013029

Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities

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  • ISBN13:

    9780465013029

  • ISBN10:

    0465013023

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/5/2009
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group
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Summary

The popular mathematics author and former "New Scientist" columnist Stewart offers this challenging and fun collection of mathematical games, puzzles, stories, and more. 300 illustrations and diagrams.

Author Biography

Ian Stewart is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick and is well known for his writing and broadcasting about mathematics for nonspecialists. He has written over 140 research papers on such subjects as symmetry in dynamics, pattern formation, chaos, and mathematical biology, as well as numerous popular books, including Letters to a Young Mathematician, Does God Play Dice?, What Shape Is a Snowflake?, Nature’s Numbers, The Annotated Flatland, and Flatterland. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2001. He lives in Coventry, England.

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