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Birth Of A Theorem

Pub Date : 2015-04-14 | Author : Cédric Villani | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9780374710231
ISBN 13 : 0374710236

In 2010, French mathematician Cédric Villani received the Fields Medal, the most coveted prize in mathematics, in recognition of a proof which he devised with his close collaborat..


Birth Of A Theorem

Pub Date : 2016-03-03 | Author : Cédric Villani | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9780099581970
ISBN 13 : 0099581973

âeoeThis man could plainly do for mathematics what Brian Cox has done for physicsâe âe" Sunday Times How does a genius see the world? Where and how does inspiration strike? CÃ..


Birth Of A Theorem

Pub Date : 2015-03-05 | Author : Cédric Villani | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448156573
ISBN 13 : 1448156572

“This man could plainly do for mathematics what Brian Cox has done for physics” — Sunday Times How does a genius see the world? Where and how does inspiration strike? Cédric..


Euler S Gem

Pub Date : 2012-03-08 | Author : David S. Richeson | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 1400838568
ISBN 13 : 9781400838561

Leonhard Euler's polyhedron formula describes the structure of many objects--from soccer balls and gemstones to Buckminster Fuller's buildings and giant all-carbon molecules. Yet E..


Mathematics

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Jan Gullberg | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 039304002X
ISBN 13 : 9780393040029

Traces the history of mathematics and numeration, and reviews symbolic logic, set theory, series, equations, functions, geometry, trigonometry, vector analysis, fractals, matrices,..


Topics In Optimal Transportation

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Cédric Villani | Publisher : American Mathematical Soc.

ISBN 10 : 9780821833124
ISBN 13 : 082183312X

Cedric Villani's book is a lucid and very readable documentation of the tremendous recent analytic progress in ``optimal mass transportation'' theory and of its diverse and unexpec..


Turing S Vision

Pub Date : 2016-05-13 | Author : Chris Bernhardt | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262034548
ISBN 13 : 0262034549

In 1936, when he was just twenty-four years old, Alan Turing wrote a remarkable paper in which he outlined the theory of computation, laying out the ideas that underlie all modern ..