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references for abstract harmonic analysis

I am currently studying a basic course in abstract harmonic analysis. I do have a good background in abstract algebra and functional analysis but I have not done a course in Fourier analysis. Is it ...
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Source for Space-Time Fourier transform theory

I need to do research on Space-Time Fourier transforms (specifically applications within EM theory). Since the resources for learning this digitally seem to be limited (by my very advanced Google ...
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Path to self learning Calculus

I am currently self-learning Calculus from an old and cheap edition of Calculus (by James Stewart) which contains both single and multivariable calculus.I am aware that Stewart's book is regarded as ...
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Book recommendation on special functions

I am currently studying real analysis from rudin and really like the chapter on special functions. But Rudin does not give much knowledge about those topics. Reading the references I found book by ...
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Partition Matrices Book

I want to study about partition in matrices, but I don't know such a book. I need some opinions on a good basic book that I can self-study. Thanks for your help.
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Classification of homomorphisms $\mathbb Q \to \mathbb C^\times$

Are there any textbooks which discuss/classify the injective group homomorphisms from $\mathbb Q$ (under addition) into $\mathbb C \setminus \{0\}$ (under multiplication)?
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Linear Algebra book for beginners

sorry, if this question is redundant, but I think my case is a bit different. I'm using videos on Khan's Academy to self-study Linear Algebra.And I also bought Linear Algebra And its Applications. By ...
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Book for studying Calculus II

What book should I choose for self-studying Calculus II?. I'm looking for a book that has a good explanation of the content and also solved exercises (which is a very important thing that I'm usually ...
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Textbooks for Groups & Rings [closed]

Please I need suggestions on the best textbooks to help me comprehend this Groups and Rings and relate it with the rudimentary aspect of Set Theory
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Some questions about S.Roman, “Advanced Linear Algebra”

Question for those who have studied Roman's book "Advanced Linear Algebra". How self-contained is this book. Can I study determinants directly from this in context of exterior algebra and tensor ...
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What is a very good book about Green's Functions?

I would really like to learn in a good way about Green's Functions. Their use, their derivations, how to use them to solve partial differential equations and so on. I'm a theoretical physicist so my ...
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What to do as a teenager interested in mathematics? [closed]

Suppose that I am a teenager going to school who is interested in mathematics. Suppose that I don't want to learn mathematics as it is taught at the university because later, I have enough time for ...
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Essential of statistical inference Solution?

i'm really interested in statistical inference, and I would try to learn it with this book : http://www.amazon.com/Statistical-Models-Cambridge-Probabilistic-Mathematics/dp/0521734495 However I can't ...
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Book Recommendation for Measure Theory in n-Space

What's a standard book on multidimensional measure theory? I'm aware of some books on functions of several variables, but they do not discuss measure theory or Lebesgue integration in space. Thanks. ...
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Suggest books on Combinatorial Graph Theory

I am going to start self-studying Combinatorial Graph Theory. Kindly suggest books or study materials available online. I have been told that it is basically application of linear algebra , mainly ...
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Resources for free groups and surfaces

I'm looking for a good, clear, undergraduate level (if possible) reference (book, article, notes, etc) for the study of free groups, their topology and their relationship with surfaces. Thanks for ...
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best books, lecture notes, for studying pullback rings

Does anyone have suggestions for books, or lecture notes, (or videos) for studying pullback rings? I know definition; and a few facts about it (for example when it is Noetherian). Now I ...
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Recommend book Taylor expansions

I've taken up self-study of math and i start using the book called : Mathematical Analysis I Authors: Canuto, Claudio, Tabacco, Anita I would like to start from zero to understand taylor ...
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How important is the choice of books in studying Analysis?

I am in a fix. I have done a graduate course in Pure Mathematics.I love to study abstract algebra.I want to do postgraduate in Mathematics especially in Abstract Algebra . In order to enter a ...
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Book: Kaczor, Nowak, Problems in Mathematical Analysis. 3 volumes.

Are there any universities in the world use this book to teach basic analysis? I found in this book a lot of interesting problems. But I wonder whether it is good to use these book for first year ...
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A Real Analysis book which is in both French and English Languages.

I need a real analysis book which is in both French and English languages. So, it would be great if anybody does have any idea of this issue.
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Good text to start studying topological games?

Topological games and some similar infinite games seem to be often used used as a tool in some areas of general topology, but also some other areas, such as Ramsey theory, filters, etc. Probably the ...
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Textbook on group theory for physics student

I'm an undergraduate physics student and realize I should learn some group theory for physics. Does anyone know any good textbooks that would be good for this? I've found the following but am not sure ...
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Book on Chaos Theory

Please suggest some good chaos theory as general read, which can be enjoyed while on beach has patterns. I am a electrical Eng Post Graduate in communication theory and signal processing so can ...
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Which book to use in conjunction with Munkres' TOPOLOGY, 2nd edition?

Although Topology by James R. Munkres, 2nd edition, is a fairly easy read in itself, I would still like to know if there's any text (or set of notes available online) that is a particularly good ...
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Reference requests on SP -graphs to outline its research areas

I want to understand SP graphs (series-parallel graphs) deeper for more elegant computation. I want to understand which area to research to understand sp-graph deeper: logical formalism? ...
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Should I continue trying to solve Spivak or pick up a lighter book?

Some background: I have no mathematical maturity. Last year I completed my schooling and the only time I picked up a math/science book was when exams were due, needless to say I haven't actually given ...
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Finance mathematics for high schools - book recommendation

I am looking for books of Finance mathematics for high schools with exercises and problems. Please, could you recommend me some books? Thanks.
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Mathematics of finance - reference - Exercise, Problem books for High schools [duplicate]

Please, could you give me any examples of books (Problem books with exercises) of Mathematics of finance for High schools? Thanks for any advice.
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Reference/Literature on Cantor Sets

I recently came across Cantor sets in my analysis course while doing a hw problem and find them extremely fascinating. I am trying to find other notes/literature on cantor sets with no success. I only ...
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Text book on solid geometry/stereometry, without involving analytic geometry

As the title says I'm searching for a textbook, about solid geometry, without involving analytic geometry. The material which the book should cover is the stereometry learned in the eastern bloc. An ...
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No Galois Theory in Godement's Cours d'Algebre?

I just procured an English translation of Godement's Cours d'Algebre and was interested in reading the treatment of Galois Theory. I started to look for the relevant chapter in the ToC, but to my ...
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Book for studying Linear Algebra

So I'm taking Linear Algebra in college. However, I'm not getting the grades I want and I have sort of difficulties using my teacher's book: it has very formal explanations and a strong lack of ...
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Lack of rigour in Spivak's Calculus book?

I logged on today with this exact question: Ellipse definition I found it disconcerting for him to say that it was clear that $a > c$ when $a$ could be equal to $c$ (a straight line) or maybe even ...
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Is there a book on **Topology** with the desired properties

I have completed courses in Real Analysis,Abstract Algebra,Linear Algebra. My next topic is Topology and Metric Spaces. I am searching for books in this book..Until today I have used the following ...
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What mathematical background do I need to know before study this books?

These are the textbooks adopted by my university in the course "probability": Probability Theory: The Logic of Science by E. T. Jayn An Introduction to Probability Theory and its Applications, by ...
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Computational Topology and Lie Group Theory [closed]

I study Machine Learning and my limited background in math is enough to understand all the popular algorithms and methods. However, recently, Topology has been successfully applied to Data Analysis ...
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Topology book with tilt towards differential geometry [duplicate]

I've studied some differential geometry and would like to start reading through some more advanced texts on the subject but they all require knowledge of topology which I haven't taken a course in. ...
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Commutative algebra text that solely contains 200+ exercises

I am looking for a textbook that I came across awhile ago that I have been unable to find for the last week or so of periodic searching. The textbook had nothing other than, from memory 247 exercises ...
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What are some good resources to review basic university calculus, years later?

So, I have reason to be returning to school, many years (5+) after my last attendance; and although I took (and passed, barely, after much strife) Calculus 1 and 2 at my previous university, I am very ...
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Which advanced mathematics book do you recommend for a college starter?

I'm supposed to start my preparation for the college admission math exam so I'm looking for a good explanatory/textbook/problem book which covers most of or all of precalculus topics with a hint of ...
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Factoring integers: What to study?

I want to learn everything related to factoring integers, I have no idea what should I study to learn about this, I want to learn and understand all the currently used algorithms, why a polynomial ...
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List of old books that modern masters recommend

This is a fairly unambigious question but it hasn't been asked before so I thought I would ask it myself: Which old books do the modern masters recommend? There are old books where the mathematical ...
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Book for studying Calculus I

So I'm taking Calculus I in college. However I'm not taking the grades I want to and I have sort of difficulties using my teacher material (theoretical and exercises). I'm looking for a book that has ...
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Book of integrals

Is there a book which contains just a bunch of integrals to evaluate? I want to learn new integration techniques and I'm open to other suggestions as to how I can go about learning new techniques. ...
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Reading old books by the masters [closed]

I was thinking about Abel's advice to read the masters, when I got an idea. Many people claim that reading the old masters (Euclid, Archimedes, Newton, Euler, Gauss, Lagrange, and so on) is not a good ...
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Study materials to help understanding the generalized Stokes' theorem both intuitively and rigorously?

Dear MSE: My goal is to understand the generalized Stokes' theorem both intuitively and rigorously. Could someone give advices or recommend study materials to help understanding the generalized ...
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Topology textbook with a solution manual

Does anyone know of a good topology textbook, that has a solutions manual for at least some of the problems? Older is fine; I just need to be able to check my own work. I've researched best topology ...
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Analysis needed for analytic number theory?

I was reading the prerequisites for an analytic number theory course and to my surprise the only prerequisite was "working knowledge of complex analysis". I took this to mean "complex analysis for ...
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Treatments of Lie theory and Noether theorems in tensor notation

I am looking for a conceptual treatment of Lie theory and Noether theorems that uses tensors calculus rather than exterior calculus. I know that tensor calculus is not optimal for these subjects, ...