What's Happening in the Mathematical Sciences 1998-1999 (What's Happening in the Mathematical Sciences) - Barry Cipra (1998)
ISBN 9780821807668
Publisher American Mathematical Society
Publication Date December 1998
Format Paperback (249 x 173 mm)
This volume is fourth in the much-acclaimed AMS series, What's Happening in the Mathematical Sciences. The lively style and in-depth coverage of some of the most important "happenings" in mathematics today make this publication a delightful and intriguing read accessible to a wide audience. High school students, professors, researchers, engineers, statisticians, computer scientists---anyone with an interest in mathematics---will find captivating material in this book. As we enter the 21st century, What's Happening presents the state of modern mathematics and its worldwide significance in a timely and enduring fashion.

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"A Blue-Letter Day for Computer Chess", on the mathematics underlying Deep Blue's victory over Garry Kasparov, and much more!

Personal Details
Collection Status In Collection
Index 1288
Read It Yes
Links Amazon US
Product Details
LoC Classification QA3 .C57 1999
Cover Price $16.00
No. of Pages 120