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Questions tagged [book-recommendation]

This tag is for questions about recommendation of books for some particular area, topic, problem. Use this tag together with (reference-request) tag.

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The fundamental idea behind Linear Algebra

I'm studying engineering and for the most part, I feel like I understand the main concepts behind Linear Algebra. However, I feel like my understanding is superficial. I feel like Linear Algebra is a ...
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Whats a good book on data analysis for someone with solid understanding of statistics?

In about four months I will start helping out in a bee research center. For this job, anyone with a background in science or lab-work can apply and its mainly to help doing the tedious little things ...
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Rudin vs Zorich. [on hold]

I am looking for a real analysis text for self study. I have thoroughly studied Spivak's Calculus and Abbot's Understanding Analysis and covered the first few chapters from Rudin and done the ...
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Book about solutions to heat equation in multiple variables?

(I couldn't find anything against book recomendations in the help center. If there's a rule against it please tell me so I delete my question) I'm seeking for a book about solutions for the heat ...
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Recommended book on “Dynamic Model Learning” related to “System Identification”?

I need to take a course on so-called "Dynamic Model Learning" related to "System Identification" + "Machine Learning stuff". But my backrgound is more on Computer Science and Electrical Engineering ...
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“Schaums Outline of General Topology” by S. Lipschutz. Is it good choice for self study General Topology?

I am looking for a book to self study general topology. I found "Schaums Outline of General Topology" by S. Lipschutz. Is it good choice ? Many people recommend other books (for example Munkres "...
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Egyptian fraction books

Can you tell name good books about proof of Egyptian fractions? I did not find books about egyptian fractions in my country. I need this books because I want proof Erdos-Struss conjecture. I read ...
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Recommended Problem books for undergraduate Real Analysis

So I am taking an analysis class in my university and I want a problem book for it. The topics included in the teaching plan are Real Numbers: Introduction to the real number field, supremum, ...
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Book reference for proof.

A finite group characteristically simple is isomorphic to a direct product of simple groups. Does anyone know of a book that contains this proof? I just need to reference it, but in the books I've ...
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Help on topics in Algebraic Number Theory [closed]

I like Algebra a lot. I don't know why but maybe I find it simple and easy to understand. I am about to complete my Masters in Pure Mathematics where I have studied topics in Algebra like Advanced ...
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Best/Hardest Math Logic Exercise Book [duplicate]

I am looking for a logic problem book on a similar level to Kaczor Nowak analysis books. A book that shows problems that need various tricks to be solved etc. My professor said that the course will be ...
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What is the best book to learn Peano Arithmetic

My goal is to develop an automated proof program for Peano arithmetic. I want to know as much proofs as possible in this system for both my mathematical culture and to enrich the database of my future ...
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Text for stochastic processes

I’ve been reading a paper where they derive a Fokker Planck equation starting with some transition equations (the underlying system is a system of chemical equations). In the process, they state some ...
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Prove that Taylor Series of a polynomial is the polynomial

Recently I've asked a question related with the Taylor Series of the Lagrange Basis functions. In the comments someone wrote that the Taylor series of a polynomial is the polynomial. I know that ...
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Introductory Books on Riemann-Stieltjes Integrals

Introduction: I am reading an article on calculating the minimum number $n_A$ such that $H_{n_A} = \sum_k^{n_A} \frac1k \ge A$. The article refers to "The Second Mean Value Theorem" which is not ...
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Mathematical Statistics textbooks for self-studying

Recommended textbook for my course is Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis by John A. Rice but I feel like sometimes explaination is missing or things are not clearly explained. So I need a book ...
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Where to start learning topology?

I want to know if anyone would recommend some website/book/source where I can begin learning about topology. Here is my situation: Currently the highest level of math which I can take is a class on ...
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Asking for book recommendations about Statistics and Hypothesis testing

I am learning Statistics and I encounter the problems of how people come up with the test statistics for each testing method, what methods to choose, the strength and weakness of each method as well ...
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Question & guidance to sequence-spaces

I'm trying to orient myself in the study of sequence-spaces. I'm particularly interested in geometric analogies between $\mathbb R^n$ and infinite dimensional sequence-spaces. In this context for ...
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Book Recommendation

To start out with, I'm a junior in high school who is intrigued by the rigor of higher mathematics and is currently attempting to self study Volume 1 of Apostol's Calculus. I haven't had any previous ...
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Any book between Apostol and Montgomery?

I studied Analytic Number Theory by Apostol (Introductory and Advanced vols) and I learnt very good! And because of that studying of the first two chapters of Montgomery's book was possible but it is ...
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Book recommendation - The Fibonacci Sequence and the Golden Ratio

What book do you think gives the best explanation on the Fibonacci Sequence and the Golden Ratio? I am thinking to read "The Golden Ratio: The Story of Phi, the World's Most Astonishing Number" by ...
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Books where the concept of smooth manifold is defined for arbitrary sets (not topological spaces)

I am looking for books where the concept of smooth manifold is defined for arbitrary sets; i. e., books beginning with the definition of chart as a one-to-one map with open image and moving on to the ...
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Concise yet geometric algebraic topology book/resource

I am looking for a book(or any other resource) that perhaps is like Hatcher(geometric, visual, and intuitive) but perhaps less chatty. I have tried to read through May's book, but it is kinda the ...
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Differential Equations (ODE). Book.

I read "Ordinal Differential Equations" by V.I. Arnold (in russian). In 1st lesson he told about differential 1-forms and explained form's ingration. Also he told about monodromy. In the next lesson ...
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A book on functional equations

I want to learn about functional equations for Olympiad. I am a beginner and have not studied it earlier.I request you all to suggest a book that starts from the very beginning and provides good ...
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Book reference request for Reliability Theory

I'm about to learn Reliability Theory for the first time. I'm told that Barlow and Proschan's book entitled "Statistical theory of reliability and life testing" is a classic on this topic. However the ...
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What are some good preparatory books for Putnam? I don't mean practice or problem solving, but rather to learn the material that is tested on Putnam.

I want to learn the math topics that are tested on Putnam Please recommend some good books that I can use for self study. for practice I have "Putnam and beyond". but I am a first yeat student and don'...
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Book suggestion on differential equations (ODE, PDE) . [closed]

I am studying differential equations. I want to know some of the best ever written texts in ODE and PDE . Which gives an intutive ideas for these subjects. As I have studied S L ROSS . So I want to ...
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Suggestion for an article or book

I want to get acquainted with rigorous definition of real exponents via limits of rational exponents. Can you suggest an article or a chapter in some textbook with topic about this ? All the posts on ...
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Infinite lattices

I would like to know a bit more about infinite lattices. Can you recommend me a book that study lattices without assuming they are finite? I have found various combinatorial books talking about ...
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Abstract algebra introductory book with lots of problems [duplicate]

I am self studying abstract algebra and i am looking for a introductory book with lots of problems ranging from lower level to higher level of difficulty. Also book should be intuitively explain ...
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Good books to learn Linear Algebra? [closed]

I took a course of Linear Algebra, but it was too basic (it only covered some elementary concepts of matrices and vectors). I am planning to purchase one of the three: Axler's Linear Algebra Done ...
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Where I find a proof for Burnside Theorem $pq$ using only Group Theory techniques?

Where I find a proof for Burnside Theorem $pq$ using only Group Theory techniques? I know the classical proof that uses Representations and Character of Groups, but I'm curious about a proof without ...
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Graduate/Research level math analysis books written in both hebrew and english

I will be doing a post-doc in Israel in a few years from now and I need to practice my Hebrew. Besides doing the basics, I find it very exciting when I study math in both Hebrew and English. Can you ...
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Recommendations for books which covers Surfaces

I'm looking for books which have a good portion on Surfaces. I know Hatcher's Algebraic Topology has a decent part where he does venture into them. But I was looking for something more, surfaces + ...
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Books containing latest results in functional analysis

It is undoubtedly that there are many recommended books treating functional analysis perfectly such as haïm Brezis Functional Analysis, Dunford and Schwartz Linear Operator and ...... etc. Therefore I ...
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Books on Abstract Algebra and its applications to solve puzzles

I am currently reading some introductory textbooks on abstract algebra ("Contemporary Abstract Algebra" by Gallian and "A book on Abstract Algebra" by Pinter). I am learning the concepts from these ...
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Can someone recommend a book that covers (and proofs) asymptotic properties of Maximum Likelihood Estimation?

I am taking an econometrics course and we are currently discussing Non-linear least squares (NLS). I have trouble understanding the asymptotic properties of Maximum likelihood estimation (MLE). I ...
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Book on number theory [duplicate]

I am now studying the theory of numbers(elementary).I would like to know the best books available on this topic ,starting from the beginning with better exercises and explanation.I have tried the '...
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Topology topics for Profinite Groups

I want to start studying Profinite Groups, but I have not yet done a formal course about Topology. I have already studied: continuity, open, closed, compact, connected and not much beyond that. I'd ...
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BOOK RECOMMENDATION for olympiad inequalities

I require some suggestions for books that would teach the basics of Olympiad inequalities and beyond(Am GM ,Cauchy Schwartz...) I have found that most books start from a intermediate level and hence I ...
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How much Abstract Algebra is needed to study Differential Geometry in modern fashion?

I ask this question mainly because in the book "INTRODUCTION TO SMOOTH MANIFOLDS" by John Lee, it was stated that the reader is expected to have understanding in "fundamental group" and "covering ...
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Book to learn the use of complex number to solve geometric problem

I want to learn to use complex number to solve geometric problems, Specially to solve olympiad questions. There are a couple of books in the market and i am confused which one should i buy. Here is ...
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A proof of the dimension theorem in Linear Algebra by Takeshi Saito

I am reading "Linear Algebra" written by Takeshi Saito. I like the following proof of the dimension theorem. Are there any other books whose proof of this theorem looks like Saito's proof? Saito'...
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What is the best book to learn : Free products with amalgamation.

I'm studying groups with Abstact Algebra Grillet, in the free product part, there's a page about amalgamation with two propositions with no proofs, I will be glad if you can recommand a book where ...
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Which is the best book for a High school student to study number theory? [duplicate]

I am really confused which book is good for me to study number theory as I am preparing for the maths olympiad.
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Calculating the directional deriviative of the Green's function for the Dirichlet Problem on a ball

For reference this is from Jost's Partial Differential Equations text on pages 13 and 14. $$\Gamma(x,y):=\Gamma(|x-y|) = \begin{cases}\frac{1}{2\pi}\ln(|x-y|) \; \; if \; d=2 \\ \frac{1}{d(2-d)\...
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What can we do with inversive geometry?

I've recently been introduced to inversive geometry. This seems like it would be a very pretty area of study. Many sources that I have found seem a little old, however. I have two related questions: ...
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A complex analysis book with a lot of exercises?

I am an undergrad student and this semester I took a complex analysis course. can anyone recommend $\mathbf {a \ complex\ analysis\ book\ with\ a\ lot\ of\ exercises?}$ I read Ahlfors's and Joseph ...