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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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Textbook to learn one-way and two-way ANOVA

I'm looking for a good (detailed, mathematical) textbook to learn one-way and two-way ANOVA. I'm new to statistics and I was learning linear regression from D. C. Montgomery, E. A. Peck, G. G. Vining,...
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Suggest solutions book Econometrics by Bruce E. Hansen

Does somebody know solutions manual for book "ECONOMETRICS " by Bruce E. Hansen from Winsconsin Economics Department?
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Linear Algebra - Geometrically

I'm looking for a book that tackles Linear Algebra but in a really Geometric way - I'm currently using Strang's book, and I like it so far, but I was wondering if anyone has any different ...
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Book on bogus proofs or counterexamples in plane geometry

There are books about counterexamples in analysis, topology or probability. Is there any book that focuses on counterexamples in plane geometry or loopholes in geometrical proofs? I am particularly ...
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Linear algebra study material recommendation

I have done an introductory course in Linear Algebra, but It wasn’t a proof-based course. I think I can deal with the applied part of linear algebra, but I don’t understand things like spaces and ...
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Machine learning book with robust linear algebra approach

I am looking for machine learning book - neural network, deep learning etc etc - that use linear algebra in a robust manner. I found satisfactory the old book of Simon Haykin : Neural Networks : A ...
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Mathematically-Oriented Treatment of Fractals (Text Book)

Can someone suggest me a mathematically-oriented introduction to Fractals? What I am looking for should introduce Fractals as well-defined mathematical objects (classic maths text book style) with a ...
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Numerical Analysis and Differential equations book recommendations focusing on the given topics.

I am looking for an introductory book on Numerical Analysis and Differential Equations. I have done my B.Sc. in Math and I'm preparing for M.Sc entrance exams. The syllabus for the exam contains the ...
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A good textbook for Statistical Theory?

I'm looking for a text on Statistical Theory that dives deeper than long derivations of formulas and also considers the intuition and perhaps applications of the topics. I have always found ...
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Suggestion of books

Respected all members, I want to read a book(Abstract algebra, Real analysis, Topology) in which each mathematical concepts is related with real life. Book which is totally based on application. I ...
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Are there any linear algebra books in which matroid theory is described and used?

I am interested in matroid theory now. Are there any linear algebra books in which matroid theory is described and used?
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Resources to help me with convex analysis

My mentor assigned me with the task of studing the content of appendix A and part of appendix B in Bertsekas' Nonlinear Programing, which cover the basics of convex analysis and its prerequisities. ...
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What are good books on proofwriting? [duplicate]

I wondered about some good books that aren't necessarily "introductory", but delve deeper into the "art of proof-writing".
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Reference request for Stochastic Process by Hoel Port Stone

I want to know if the book "Introduction to Stochastic processes" by Hoel, Port and Stone has solution manual or not. I am a self-learner, so having the solution manual for this book is really ...
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Book suggestions for creative problem-solving techniques

I am looking for improving my problem-solving skills, I have read a book named How to Solve It: Modern Heuristics Enlarged by Zbigniew Michalewicz & David B. Fogel. One of the problem that was ...
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What's a good book about tensors

I've tried learning basic tensor calculus (transformation law, inner & outer products, adding , etc..) and I could 'work' with the math with no problem, but sometimes I couldn't quite understand ...
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What is a good book to gradually improve problem solving and understanding in real analysis and probabilities?

To give you a little context, I study for a master's degree on statistics and probability. I was never top in my class and I managed to get decent grades with as little work as possible. While writing ...
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Mathematical Statistics book suggestion

I recently took a very demanding course on statistics. One of my main difficulties (I am an economist) was to "visualize" joint and conditional distributions, and difficulties in calculating integrals....
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Good set of exercises with solutions for linear algebra

I'm trying to get a solid knowledge of linear algebra for statistics and machine learning. I didn't study math during college/university. I have the very basic knowledge of what is a dot product, a ...
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Book reference for Analytical 3D geometry

I'm looking for a book which covers the following topics: Generating lines, Cone, Cylinder, Paraboloid, Ellipsoid, Hyperboloid of one and two sheets. Their tangent planes, normal lines, director ...
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Introduction to reflected Brownian motion: Reference Recommendation

I am trying to learn the reflected Brownian motions/processes and am looking for some comprehensive introductory books. I have a fairly good background on real analysis (measure), and a graduate level ...
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Books for Advanced algebra and Advanced geometry(AMC 12) [duplicate]

I will be taking the American Math Contest. Various topics are covered in this test including advanced geometry and algebra. It would be great if any of you could provide books/references which ...
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Are there any other books which adopt this axiom of the real numbers $\mathbb{R}$?

I am reading "Calculus" by Takeshi Saito. In this book, Saito adopts the following axiom of $\mathbb{R}$. I like this axiom. I think it is easy to understand what this axiom is saying. But I cannot ...
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Literature concerning Hawkes Processes

I am looking into an introdoction in Hawkes processes (self-exciting processes). Are there books or lecture notes that explain the math behind it, or a chapter in a more general book? I haven't found ...
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is Linear Algebra Done Right too much for a beginner? [duplicate]

I am self studying the book Linear Algebra Done Right. That's how I start using this great Stack Exchange in Mathematics! I do not have a background in mathematics and just finished my undergraduate ...
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Book recommendation for Metric Spaces

I'm currently studying Undergraduate level - III, and I have a course of Elementary Metric Spaces, basically for a starter level. Now, for better concepts, I need a good book. One of my friends in my ...
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Are old math books obsolete? [closed]

I have been recommended a lot of times to read the classic texts. But I find them usually quite algorithmic and less thought provoking. It feels like they give way more importance to rigor than the ...
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Book about geometric meaning of matrices and their operations

Is there a book (e.g. linear algebra book, or maybe geometry book) that explains in great details the geometric meaning of matrices and the effect of operations on them? I’m not simply talking about ...
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Definition of $b^x$ and its properties. (Walter Rudin's “Principles of Mathematical Analysis”)

I am reading Walter Rudin's "Principles of Mathematical Analysis". There is the following theorem in this book: p.57 Theorem 3.20(a) If $p > 0$, then $\lim_{n\to\infty} \frac{1}{n^p}=0$....
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Olympiad style polynomials book?

Can you recommennd me polynomial book which is for olympiad style polynomials? It should be for a beginner. Thanks!
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What is a good preparation for mathematical studies for someone who hasn't done mathematics in recent years? [closed]

I was a computer science student but due to some unfortunate events I had to halt my studies. Now I'd like to continue studying, but somehow the sheer power and beauty of mathematics has struck me, ...
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Books/Lecture notes about 2-categories.

Are there good books or lecture notes just about 2-categories?(not about higher categories nor $\infty$-categories) (I'm studying fibered categories for the descent theory of quasi-coherent sheaves. ...
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Looking for material to self-study uniform integrability of sequences of random variables

I need some book recommendation on uniform integrability of sequences of random variables, preferably something that also covers relation between that notion and the different modes of convergences of ...
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Math books for middle schoolers (Book Recommendation)

(I suspect that there are other questions asking for math books accessible to middle school students but I couldn't find them. ) I am looking for math books for middle school students who find math ...
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What are the arguments of the mathematicians who objected against the ontological proof Gödel offered?

Q: What are the arguments of the mathematicians who objected against the ontological argument/proof Gödel offered? $$ \begin{array}{rl} \text{Ax. 1.} & \left\{P(\varphi) \wedge \Box \; \forall ...
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A book for questions on functions

I recently learnt functional analysis and I'm pretty comfortable at solving its questions but when it comes to more complex statements(though it may not be complex but for me they seem they are)I get ...
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A book for questions on coordinate geometry

Can someone recommend me a book on coordinate geometry which focuses mainly on question solving and consists of ample amount of tough hybrid problems on 2 or more conics, topics like common tangents, ...
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Probability book recommendation: a first step into measure theory

So here am I studying probability theory. I am already presented to the basics, which means that I am acquainted to most of the theory proposed by Sheldon Ross' book "A First Course in Probability". ...
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Roadmap to study Algebraic Geometry [duplicate]

I have completed Masters in Mathematics. I want to study Algebraic Geometry. How to get a taste of algebraic geometry at the Introductory Level? I found there are many books on this subject all ...
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What are some resources from which I can obtain difficult math problems?

I study IBDP 1 , and I need math problems which are hard to solve. This is for two reasons: They really help in preparing for examinations. Solving difficult problems really fills my heart with ...
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Euclidean geometry book for math contests

I'm a last year high school student, I'm looking for a "short" (by short I mean, not over 250 pages) Euclidean geometry book that covers topics linked to euclidean geometry of math contests, I have a ...
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Textbook for quantitative finance

I'm looking for a book/pdf/guide to quantitative finance that contains all of the necessary mathematical prerequisites, as well as modern quantitative finance topics. Preferably something written at ...
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Some books about analysis ' properties of probability density and cumulative functions.

I look for some books or references with the following properties: 1- Analysis ' properties of probability density and cumulative functions such as limits at $+\infty$ or $-\infty$ also Riemann ...
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General group theory book with exercise solutions

I'm looking for a book on group theory with approximately the same level and scope of "An Introduction to the Theory of Groups" by Joseph J. Rotman for which complete or partial exercise solutions ...
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A good book to learn graph algorithms

Can someone please tell a good reference to study algorithms in graph theory? I've studied sufficient graph theory in discrete mathematics and data structures courses, which included topics like ...
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learning to solve inhomogeneous versions of Legendre, Hermite, Laguerre etc.

Does anyone know of any good links (or even books though preferably not as there's a chance I won't be able to acquire them ) which go through worked examples of solving inhomogeneous versions of the ...
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Solved exercises for minimum problems in the calculus of variations

I am searching for a book with lots of examples and solved exercises for minimization problems using techiniques of calculus of variations. In particular I am interested in problems involving the ...
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References on Trilinear Interpolation Technique

It's a while that I am looking for a literature on "Trilinear Interpolation", but I didn't find any thorough examination on this topic. I could find a short description in Wikipedia and some papers ...
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If $|MA|^2=|MB|^2+|MC|^2$. Find the $\angle BMC=?$ [closed]

My problem is: The point $M$ is the internal point of the $ABC$ equilateral triangle. Find the $\angle BMC$ if $$|MA|^2=|MB|^2+|MC|^2$$ Is this question related to similar triangles? Or which ...