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Halmos or Axler for a healthy course in linear algebra.

I am reading linear algebra from the book by I.N.Herstein and following the book "Finite dimensional vector spaces" by Halmos as reference. I am asking if these books are quite complete or I should ...
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Books to follow for Spectral graph Theory

I am doing a coursework in Spectral Graph Theory . As I am new to this topic I would love to get a hold of a book which is easily explained,contains good exercises and may be has some hints given to ...
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Introduction to algebraic geometry

I want to start learning algebraic geometry. What introductory books do you recommend? My background in algebra includes group and basic ring theory, as well as some module theory. Do I need Galois ...
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What are the books that I should study for college? [on hold]

Baccalaureate exam approached Real Analysis (limits, differentiation and integration), Abstract Algebra, Functional Algebra, Linear Algebra, Combinatorics, Complex numbers, Vector Geometry, Analytical ...
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Book recommendation and online learning resources for mathematics as a hobby.

The career and field of study I am choosing is not related to maths much.But I am still interested and I love maths.But I just know math up to highschool level.So I wish to learn more,say as a hobby ...
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A book about multivariate normal distributions? [on hold]

I'm looking for a book that explains multivariate normal distributions (definition, properties, examples, etc.) in a simple and didactic way (I'm not a mathematician, so nothing too complex) but ...
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Course or book - Math Foundations in CS

I want to improve my math skills, now I'm trying to find good route for this purpose. I'm using Khan Academy, and recently found "CS103 - Mathematical Foundations of Computing" course which looks good ...
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Linear algebra for modern differential geometry( and other types of modern geometry, like analytic, complex and algebraic)

I wish to study real and complex analysis(for example, Pugh "Real Mathematical Analysis" and Cartan "Elementary theory of analytic functions of one and several complex variables") and modern ...
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Exponential matrix using Laplace transform - reference request [closed]

I am looking for a book that covers the concept of exponential matrix in detail using the Laplace transform plz
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Good books on integrals [duplicate]

I'm a math student at the sixth semester and I've had my courses in calculus and complex analysis. I'm able to solve integrals with the usual techniques, e.g. with substitution. However, whenever I am ...
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what are some great books on geometry(theory book) for imo? [closed]

Answers should contain at least 1 book on euclidean geometry, 1 book on coordinate geometry and 1 book on vectors. It is better if the books are available online to download
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Book recommendation on Primary decomposition of ideals [closed]

I'm trying to prepare a presentation on "Primary Decomposition of Ideals" which is the title of my project. But I'm new for the subject so I need help on the following points How to outline my ...
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Any Video Lectures Of An MIT, Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Yale, or Princeton Analysis Course Based On Baby Rudin?

I'm learning analysis from the book Principles of Mathematical Analysis by Walter Rudin, third edition. This book, popularly known as Baby Rudin, is being used for analysis courses at such elite ...
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Artinian - Noetherian rings and modules suggest study guide

What text or any document that has gathered this part of Algebra theory. Thanks. Pd: I seek on variety's book of commutative algebra but the subject is partially dealt
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Does anyone know a book on sketching surfaces?

Is anyone aware of books or sources dedicated to sketching surfaces? Sort of like Forst's An Elementary Treatise on Curve Tracing, but on surfaces; or a book that has a fair few chapters dedicated to ...
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How should one without any university mathematics background study mathematical logic?

How should someone who hasn't studied any math at a university level start studying mathematical logic? (There are already questions like this but they mostly focus on book recommendation for people ...
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Knot theory and homology

What is the best way to learn about homology in knot theory? I am looking for a introductory book or resource, I dont know any homology, would I need to read a book about this first? If so, which?
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Good book on combinatorics for beginners in statistical mechanics

Im studying stat mech and i want to have a better understanding on counting microstates. What book in combinatorics do you guys recommend for beginners like me? Thanks in advance
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Readable references on gauge theory, knot theory and related

I have read the books Baez, Gauge theory knots and gravity and adams the knot book. When I try to follow the references there seems to be a big gap in readability and prerequisities required. Are ...
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Undergraduate textbook of combinatorics? [closed]

I have troubles with combinatorics and I run into it all the time. This must be changed. I would like to hear from good textbooks related to combinatorics. I want to dig little deeper than you ...
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Exercise with solution in Algebric topology

Can anyone suggest a collection of (solved) exercises in Algebric topology? Undergrad level, as I want to study on my own and take an exam, I found some lecturenote but I need to see some example or ...
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Recommend guide book of algebraic geometry [duplicate]

I have a little knowledge about geometry and algebraic topology . I want to learn some basic conception and thought of algebraic geometry. Besides , I want to know main of theory of sheaves. What book ...
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Is there anything like “How to prove this”?

I'm on math carreer and I'm finding it very difficult, I've read "How to do a demonstrarion" and "logic for math" books, but I think I could really use a book full of things like "How to prove that a ...
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Book recommendations for introductory Bayesian statistics?

Anyone here have some recommendations for a good book introducing the reader to Bayesian statistics? Let me mention my background. My undergraduate majors were in Actuarial Science and Statistics, ...
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Comparing Patrick Billingsley's Aniversary Edition to previous editions, and to Robert B. Ash's book.

I'm reading some of the reviews at amazon to the Anniversary edition of Billingsley's 'Probability and Measure', and several users state that the book is riddled with new typos, and plain errors, ...
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Can't Remember a Book about Binomial Sums and Hypergeometry

Some time ago I had come across a website which had the online version of a book about techniques dealing with the solution of sums involving binomial coefficients, and something with the word ...
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what is a complete undergraduate level textbook for algebra.

i need a fairly elementary text(s) that includes all the topics that an undergraduate needs to know before going for a course. i have : "higher algebra",by hall & knight. "higher ...
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Coding theory number theory book

Can somebody help me with some suggestions for books on number theory,for beginners level. Is there any book on number theory and coding theory or cryptography combined?
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Do you know which book this is?

A professor wrote that there is a book that takes a historical approach to mathematical logic: There is a book I’d think you’d enjoy, that takes a historical approach. Can’t remember what it’s ...
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Mathematic books with historical and original view

I am looking for books along the lines of history of mathematics but I have some conditions; History must not be the main aim of the book, the main aim of using historical context should be ...
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Explain following Congruences in elementry way

While studding David M Burton I am felling difficulties with Linear Congruence is there any another way expertise this area (online resources). And how can I show that $21x \equiv 49\ (mod\ 10)$ can ...
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Recommend 2nd logic and discrete math books?

I passed all the required undergraduate math for the computer science program at my university. It didn't include a course in complex analysis and the advanced required courses were about discrete ...
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Elementary books with suggested readings at the end of each chapter

I really like how Joseph Gallian in his book, contemporary abstract algebra, includes a section of suggested readings/references, at the end of each chapter, that points readers to some accessible ...
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Reference Book- Stochastic Games

Any suggestions for an introductory book on Stochastic Games.
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Real analysis for a non-mathematician.

I'm currently in an engineering program, so most of my mathematical education has been applied in nature (multivariable calculus, ODEs, PDEs, probability). The only real "theory"-based courses I've ...
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Topics in Geometry and Dynamical Systems

Dynamical Systems/Fractal Geometry and Differential Geometry/Topology are really interesting areas of study. My question is whether there is any direct connection between them? In other words, are ...
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Topological book which covers applications in the Medical Field (Medicine/Bacteria/Cancer/Virues)

To get to the point I'm looking for a book on Topology that covers specifically it's uses in the medical field. I've seen a lot of book requests in Topology, but they are all about learning topology ...
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Nice survey paper to learn features of graph structure

I'm learning features of graph structure such as centrality, degree, distance, clustering coefficient, k-core, the number of common neighbors etc. Please let me know nice survey papers (or books ...
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Can somebody suggest me a book on linear algebra including these topics?

I want to cover the following topics of linear agebra: Dual and Double Dual spaces Transpose of linear operator Rational and Jordon forms Triangulisation and Diagonalisation Cyclic Decomposition ...
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Good book for self study of Continued Fractions

Does anyone have a recommendation for a rigorous while readable book to use for the self study of continued fractions? PS - As examples of "rigorous while readable book" for self-learning, A. ...
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Looking for an introductory text to complex analysis from a topological viewpoint

After taking topology and real analysis I realized that there's a lot of elementary stuff that can be tackled from both sides, is there any book that deals with introductory complex analysis from the ...
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Recommendations: Any Good books to study Path-Integration from 0 again?

I was researching and talking with some friends about I want to start from zero studying path integral, this question, and they recommended I start by studying "Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals". ...
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Theory of complex integration

I don't know if this is a pedestrian question or not, but here goes. I am working through Ahlfors' complex analysis, which has been a great (and challenging) text to get a grasp of the basics of the ...
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What are some good books on algebraic inequalities?

By algebraic inequalities I mean inequalities like Cauchy's inequality, the AM-GM inequality etc. I need it for the International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO), so I hope I can find some books that ...
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Path - Geometry [closed]

I am currently completing the end of a Bachelor degree in pure mathematics. I would like to work on an interesting project (by myself) this summer in the field of spectral geometry. Does someone could ...
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Algebra Books containing Questions and Solutions Only

I'm looking for a book in abstract algebra which covers: Fields Rings Jordan Form Factor Rings I already have a book to read the theory. Unfortunately it's very abstract with almost no examples. ...
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Combinatorics Books

I am studying combinatorics in my class right now and am using Combinatorics by Van Lint and Wilson. I was wondering if any of you guys had any recommendation on a supplementary book for topics like ...
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Combinatorics books that tackle and intermediate level [duplicate]

I have been studying enumerative combinatorics using the book by George Martin: Counting: the art of enumerative combinatorics. I would like to continue learning the subject, but the problem is that I ...
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Recommendations on how to direct my study of Math

This semester I decided to take an Honors Calc 3 class which managed to be an Intro to Analysis Class and an Applied Combinatorics Class. To get an idea of things I've learned the topics I've covered ...
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Book mainly discuss quotient topology

I am studying general topology, but I can't grasp the 'feeling' of quotient topology. I know the 'gluing' metaphor, but I always have no idea when I am asked to determine whether two quotient ...