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Text introducing $T^{i,j}$-tensor algebra

I'm reading a lecture note here : http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~cis610/diffgeom7.pdf It introduces $T^{•,•}(M)$ the tensor algebra and says that this is a necessary tool in differential geometry. Well, ...
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Recommended books on commutative algebra stressing links with algebraic geometry

Can someone recommend some books on commutative algebra stressing links with algebraic geometry? My concern is this. It seems to me that most of commutative algebra was formulated at least initially ...
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Strauss's book - Weyl's asymptotic law for eigenvalues

Someone told me that in the book Partial Differential Equations by Strauss you can find a proof of Weyl's asymptotic law for eigenvalues (one can hear the volume and dimension of a domain). Is there ...
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Good book on non-Eucledian geometry with linear algebra approach

Does anyone know of a good textbook on non-Eucledian geometry, which approaches geometry by using mostly linear algebra (e.g., projections, dot product, cross product, etc.)? I've looked at the ...
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Recommendations for tutorials specifically devoted to real integration using contour integral techniques.

Complex analysis, and in particular contour integrals and the residue theory have proved a very powerful tool in computing a large class of real function integrals which would be quite troublesome to ...
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Best texts on supermathematics for a mathematician?

I'm an undergraduate who's doing some summer mathematics research, and it looks like I need some information on Berezenians and supermatrices as well as supermathematics in general. The only text I ...
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Workbook recommendation in preparation for Electrical Engineering

I'm currently preparing myself for starting my graduate degree in Electrical Engineering. The mathematics courses given are outlined as follows: Mathematics 1 Real functions Continuity, limits, ...
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Number theory/calculus/algebra etc. equivalents of Euclid's Elements?

Anybody know any books that tackle mathematical topics in a deductive, axiomatic structure akin to Euclid's Elements? Thanks.
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Is there a list of recommended problems to do in each chapter of Spivak's Calculus anywhere?

I've recently been self-studying Spivak's Calculus, and since I don't have the time to do every problem from every chapter at a and finish at reasonable rate, I've looked for a course syllabus or ...
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Book reference for theory of differential equations (not Coddington's book)

I'm looking for references to study theory of ordinary differential equations. I'm looking for a similar book to Coddington's book, theory of ordinary differential equations but not this one, because ...
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Best source to study partial differential equations (PDE) [duplicate]

Want to understand partial differential equations (linear and non-linear) more deeply. I am not a mathematician and I am more interessted in a more practical source that is teaching this topic from a ...
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Good text book recomendation

I would like to do some reading about a technique called sequential convex programming. There is a lot of material about sequential quadratic programming out there, including books (Nocedal & ...
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What are the classic or great books for Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry that are similar to what Spivak, Courant, and Apostol are for Calculus?

There are classic textbooks for Calculus like Spivak, Courant, Apostol, etc that do a fantastic job at explaining the fundamental concepts and theory along with great problem sets. My question is the ...
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Good abstract algebra textbook [duplicate]

I want to get a head start for an abstract algebra class I'm taking next year. Are there any textbooks that are highly recommended?
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Advanced Trig/Periodic Functions Books?

Before this question is removed for being a duplicate, let me specify what I'm looking for. The book should have a treatment of the foundations of periodic/trigonometric functions. Students are often ...
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Is Engelking and Sieklucki's “Topology: A Geometric Approach” a Good Introduction to Algebraic Topology?

I only found this book incidentally while looking at Engelking's more well-known "General Topology". I posted a link here. ...
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Classical Complex Analysis by Mario O. Gonzalez

My friend found a copy of the book Classical Complex Analysis by Mario O. Gonzalez, and we found that this book was being sold online for upwards of $800. I am really curious what would drive the ...
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Self-study mathematics subject sequence and recommended books

I am a Physics student but I finally found that I've entered the wrong department that I am in fact much more interested in mathematics. I want to self-learn mathematics. I am now reading Artin ...
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Book about intuition behind Lebesgue measure

I recently completed a course in Real analysis covering Lebesgue and Borel measure, Fourier series, $L^p$ spaces and such. I can solve problems in these topics but am afraid that I do not truly ...
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Some books about plane Affine geometry?

I want to learn some introductive notions about next topics: Plane affine geometry ( Axioms, Theorems, Models), The group of affine transformations of a vector space, Affine invariants. I need a book ...
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Book on Random Group Theory

I'm looking for a book on random group theory. I haven't had any luck in finding books specifically on this topic.
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What is a good first book on Algebra? [duplicate]

I'm planning to take a phd-level Algebra class this fall semester and so I want to spend some of the summer going through a good first book. The phd course will assume knowledge of undergrad Algebra. ...
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References for Duality Theory

I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for Duality Theory. I've touched on Duality before in various courses but it's coming up quite a lot in my studies at the moment. I guess what I'm ...
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Recommend resources for understanding Phase spectrum

I am learning Fourier transform. if we apply Fourier transform on a signal, we get magnitude spectrum and phase spectrum. I want to learn phase spectrum part in detail. So can anyone recommend any ...
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Is there a book that teaches proofs from simple to intermediate level?

I am looking for a book that teaches proofs and the book has many exercises from very simple to more difficult? I have noticed with most math books, they seem to leave out pieces too soon before the ...
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QFT for mathematicians

I have a graduate degree in mathematics, I want to learn enough QFT to understand whats going on in Wittens paper about QFT and the Jones polynomial. So I need some QFT and maybe Chern-Simons theory. ...
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Books on Statistics and Optimization

I'm trying to close gaps in my education especially in Statistics and Optimization theory. I had an awful class on Statistics so I want to learn it by myself. As for Optimization we had a pretty good ...
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Need a book on Algebra but having these properties for self study and beginner

I have recently read a book called Understanding Analysis by Stephen D. Abbott . I really liked that book because of scratch work for proof of theorems he had presented before going over to formal ...
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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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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? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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?