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Questions about Mathematics: It's Content, Methods, and Meaning [on hold]

I'm reading Mathematics: Its Content, Methods, and Meaning but I have a few questions regarding its order and depth. Is the set theory chapter sufficient or should I choose another book in ...
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Textbooks for visual learners

Perhaps this question has already been asked (if so, please let me know) but I am looking for books that appeal to visual learners. I discovered that I am able to understand concepts much quicker ...
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Self-Study Linear Algebra book for a complete understanding

I recently took an introductory class on linear algebra (covered solving linear systems, determinants, eigenvectors, diagonalization, some vector spaces, basis and combinations, transformations etc.) ...
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where to begin with mathematical logic- text suggestions

My name is battlefrisk and I intend to pursue a career in either operations research or artificial intelligence. I have only taken a single class on logic, and I am considering buying a text on the ...
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Comprehensive Linear Algebra Text

Occasionally I come across a fact from linear algebra that I have not seen before. These facts are often obscured in search engines by either introductory texts or unrelated papers, and it is ...
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a question in De koninck and luca's analytic number theory [on hold]

what is your idea,can you introduce a book for these kind of problems?
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Applications of math [on hold]

I am a soon-to-be math teacher (high school level). I know my request is broad and vague, but I still feel the need to ask you all. I want to be able to answer my students´ somewhat feared question, ...
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Suggest good book for understanding Fourier transform

I am beginner and want to learn Fourier transform. I want to understand Fourier transform in detail . So can anybody suggest good book or resource to learn Fourier transform which have Simple ...
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Is there a book on proofs with solutions?

I am a biochemistry graduate student who works on cancer. I am interested in learning proofs as a personal interest. I use math as a tool, but would like to start building a deeper understanding on my ...
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Learning spectral methods in numerical analysis

I'm trying to learn the theory about spectral methods without any specific ties to a particular program like MATLAB. I tried to search for some lecture videos but it seems very limited and I'm not ...
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Book recommendation for network theory

I'm looking for a mathematically rigorous book on Network theory covering topics like entropy, degree distribution, centrality, and regular, random, small-world and scale-free networks. I'm familiar ...
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Does anyone know of a book that explains factoring well?

Can anyone recommend me a book comes well explained the process to factor a polynomial of two variables with complex coefficients, as the multiplication of convergent power series in two variables ...
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What kind of set-theory is sufficient to understand mathematical analysis?(book recommendation))

I am looking for books with set theory and logic that is sufficient to understand mathematical analysis. I guess another question might be if there even exists such a book. There are basically two ...
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Riemann hypothesis [closed]

please suggest books to read connected with Riemann's hypotheses also maybe basic (not too basic) to understand it fully and fundamentally. thnx
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Good Problem Book for Convergence Concepts in Probability

I need a good book containing many challenging exercises (or problems) on Convergence Concepts in Probability. The topics I have covered are: Borel-Cantelli Lemmas Modes of Convergence and ...
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Challenging problems in algebra (book recommendation)

Could you suggest me a book/web page where I can find challenging/hard problems in algebra (possibly with solutions) for an undergraduate student (groups, rings, fields, Galois theory)? Thanks in ...
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First book on algebraic topology

Is there a good book on introduction to Algebraic Topology which is self-contained and does not assume any background in topology, only standard calculus and linear algebra courses?
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Book recommendation: History of the foundations of analysis

I'm looking for a book for a friend. I'd like to find a mostly historical, non-technical treatment of the story of Weierstrass, Cauchy, Riemann, and their work placing Newton and Leibniz' calculus on ...
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Seeking advice from all [closed]

I've come back to education after 4 years and I feel very out of practice, currently I am studying a-levels and need to pass with excellent grades for my ill fathers sake as it is his last wish. I am ...
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Book which covers these contents of the same level of Fulton's book.

My question is very specific. I'm studying Chapter 8 of Fulton's algebraic curves book and I would like to find another book (or online sources) which covers these contents: Divisors, the Vector ...
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What book is good in studying beginning optimization?

Recently, I heard some talks about Optimization. And I am beginning to love that field. I want to study beginning optimization, what book can you recommend for me? Also what tips can you give to a ...
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Prerequisites for learning general topology

I want to learn general topology in order to apply it in electromagnetism. I am an undergraduate student and I have a background in linear algebra (not at an advanced level), linear differential ...
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Suggest a reading list to start TQFT

What would be books that would give the necessary prerequisities to study TQFT? I want to read something like Kock's Frobenius algebras and 2d TQFTs, I only know enough math that got me through a ...
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Books that start with questions? [closed]

Does anyone know of any books that start with a relevant question, study it from different perspectives and then show some mathematics? I would appreciate it if you posted any that you know of, ...
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Topology-book for self study about physical meaning

I self study physics, and I have come across some mathematics that are unknown to me. It has to do with helicity, linking numbers and other topological factors. A friend of mine told me that this is ...
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Books covering the basics of Fourier Transform for image processing

I am studying computer science and I would like to improve myself on the subject of image processing. There is just one obstacle, Fourier transformations. Is there any material which covers basics of ...
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What are some good books for maths B?

I am doing maths b as part of a bridging course in Australia and am really struggling. So far I have just been using Khan Academy and it has been great and have recently sought tuition. The course is ...
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Is there a good book on Circulant Matrices?

I've done a bit of searching on Amazon and found the 1979 book by Philip J. Davis, but the typeset looks very old (blocked system print style) and I don't really like that. Does anyone know if there ...
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What are some good math books 1st grade highschool student can understand? [closed]

I know basic geometry and algebra, I know trigonometry but I don't understand it, I'm willing to learn math but 95% of books are not suited for my knowledge (they are too advanced). What are some good ...
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Suggest a follow up book to Axler's Linear Algebra Done Right?

So I know that a similar question has probably been asked about alternatives or compliments to this book, but I think my situation is different enough to warrant slightly different advice. So I've ...
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book on real analysis.

could anyone suggest me a problem book that comprise interesting problems on topics like series , sequence , functional identities. a good problem book on real analysis is what I'm looking for.
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Textbooks on higher category theory

What textbooks on higher category theory are there? What books do you recommend? I am looking for self-contained introductions, no research reports. There are lots of informal summaries and arXiv ...
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Is there such a thing as pre- abstract-algebra books?

I am taking Abstract Algebra now and it seems most of its examples come from elsewhere. For example, I know what permutations are in counting, but the kind Algebra studies seem to be somewhat ...
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Categorical Foundations text

I've heard that someone's thought up a way of using category theory, involving something called topoi, as a foundation for mathematics. If this is true then are there any texts which explain such a ...
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Recommendation of multivariable calculus books

I am looking for some suggestions on a good calculus book I shall keep on hand all the time. I am a graduate student who will be commencing research in the area of theoretical PDE (nonlinear). ...
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Algebra Text Recommendations [closed]

I am looking for any recommendations or suggestions for a good book covering an introduction to the following; Relation , sets and functions, divisibility theory and modular arithmetic , groups, ...
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Can someone please suggest an easy book for complex analysis?

Can someone please suggest an easy book for complex analysis? By an easy book I mean to say that the book should give the proofs of the important theorems like Cauchy ,Morera etc in an elegant ...
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How to study multiple books per math subject?

S.E advisers, I am a college sophomore in US with double majors in mathematics and microbiology. I apologize for this sudden interruption but I wrote this email to seek your advice regarding to ...
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Book Recommendation - Exercise book for Calculus / Analysis I

I am looking for exercise books that provides problems and exercises that together cover those topics: convergence of sequences, series etc. limit points etc. continuous functions derivatives, ...
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Good book for an introduction to differential equations [duplicate]

I've looked at differential equations, but nothing past what you would learn in Calculus I and II (slope fields, separation of variables, etc.). Is there a good book out there which provides a ...
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The Analysis of Linear Partial Differential Operators I Prerequisites

I am a graduate level student in Mathematics and I would like to study the books titled "the analysis of linear partial differential operators I-IV" by Hörmander. As I have been away from mathematics ...
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Statistics - Book Recommendation

I am taking a course in statistics. It covers: Parameter estimations: point and interval estimations, etc. Hypothesis testing: comparison of means, comparison of probabilities, Chi square tests, ...
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Reference for the theory of analytic functions

Question: Are there any good references for a theory on analytic functions? Lagrange attempted to develop analysis from this vantage point. Are there any texts that take a similar approach but, ...
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Books about braid theory

I'm looking for books that talk about braid theory, in the sense of braid groups mostly, and not too advanced, if possible. With material understandable for an undergraduate. Thanks for any ...
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Prerequisites for Teichmuller Theory

What kind of prerequisites would be required for [Inter-Universal] Teichmuller theory or at least the closest generally known area near Mochizuki's work? (Starting from undergraduate math). I'd ...
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What is a good book for reviewing high school math, and preparing for university?

I'm signing up for University soon (Compsci program) as a mature student. It's been a long time since I've done any math, and I went as far as grade 11 in high school. So, I'm looking for a book that ...
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Prerequisites to reading *Convergence of Probability Measures* by Patrick Billingsley.

I want to improve myself in asymptotic theory regarding the realm of probability. I tried reading Convergence of Probability Measures by Patrick Billingsley but right off the bat the De ...
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Recommended gentle introductory reading for computational complexity

I recently read this paper by Scott Aaronson titled: 'Why Philosophers Should Care About Computational Complexity'. I came across it via a link in Hacker News As somebody with a general interest in ...
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Is Beachy Blair's 2nd Edition Abstract Algebra as good as third edition?

I'm currently looking online for a great abstract algebra text and I noticed that Beachy Blair's Abstract Algebra 2nd edition goes for \$0.40 and there is a copy of the third edition for \$40. I'm ...
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Request for recommendation: Transition textbook for graduate course in mathematical finance or classical math reference book

I am looking for a well-written, theoretically rigorous textbook that contains all the mathematics necessary to transition smoothly to a graduate course in mathematical finance. I am graduating with ...