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The definitions, the derivations, the references - all at your fingertips! The Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics on CD-ROM is an outstanding compendium of mathematical definitions, formulas, figures, tabulations, and references. Its informal style makes it accessible to a broad spectrum of readers with a wide range of mathematical backgrounds and interests. It stands as a distinctive, highly readable, work - thorough, but stripped of the specialized jargon and dry exposition found in most references.
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The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics is a compendium of mathematical definitions, formulas, figures, tabulations, and references. Its informal style makes it accessible to a broad spectrum of readers with a diverse range of mathematical backgrounds and interests. This fascinating, useful book draws connections to other areas of mathematics and science as well as demonstrates its actual implementation - providing a highly readable, distinctive text diverging from the all-too-frequent specialized jargon and dry formal exposition.
Through its thousands of explicit examples, formulas, and derivations, The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics gives the reader a flavor of the subject without getting lost in minutiae - stimulating his or her thirst for additional information and exploration.
*Offers concise, readable definitions
*Weaves mathematical connections through the physical sciences
*Supplies complete bibliographies following each entry
*Profiles a multidisciplinary approach regarding the use of mathematics
*Provides 110,000 cross-references to other topics and sources, including many sites on the Internet - a unique highlight among mathematics books
*Contains more 3,000 illustrations, equations, figures, derivations, and graphics
Praise for the first edition:
This extraordinary volume beautifully captures many of the discoveries in mathematics in a readable and authoritative fashion...What is truly exceptional is that this encyclopedia is the product of a single dedicated and talented author...This book is an excellent resource for both teaching and research libraries...
-Journal of Mathematical Psychology
I cannot praise the work too highly: Its vast scope and readability make the encyclopedia a great success.
- Robert Dickau
Impressive...I found it very interesting and spent time reading about a variety of topics for which I had very little background or knowledge...A valuable source of information...
- W.E. Schiesser, Lehigh University
Users will actually look forward to picking it up... one of the more important tools that will help college students actually grasp important mathematical concepts, written in such a way as to invite students to return to it time and again to discover that they really can understand mathematics and apply its concepts to derive solutions to practical problems.
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