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Paul J. Nahin
Shares the story of formula - long regarded as the gold standard for mathematical beauty - and shows why it still lies at the heart of complex number theory.
From the original hard cover edition: In the modern age of almost universal computer usage, practically every individual in a technologically developed society has...
Koblitz, NEAL; Menezes, A.J.; Wu, Y.-H.
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Murty, M. Ram; Esmonde, Jody (Indigo)
The problems are systematically arranged to reveal the evolution of concepts and ideas of the subject
Includes various levels of problems - some are easy ...
Bernstein, Daniel J.; Buchmann,...
Quantum computers will break today's most popular public-key cryptographic systems, including RSA, DSA, and ECDSA. This book introduces the reader to the next...
Kauers, Manuel; Paule, Peter
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Ranestad, Kristian; Bruinier, Jan...
This book grew out of three series of lectures given at the summer school on "Modular Forms and their Applications" at the Sophus Lie Conference Center in...
Barbeau, Edward J.;
Pell's equation is part of a central area of algebraic number theory that treats quadratic forms and the structure of the rings of integers in algebraic number fields....
Fresnel, Jean; van der Put, Marius
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Nathanson, Melvyn B.;
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Borwein, Peter; Erdelyi, Tamas
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Serre, Jean-Pierre; Serre,...
Peter M. Higgins
In this Very Short Introduction Peter M. Higgins presents an overview of the number types featured in modern science and mathematics. Providing a non-technical account, he explores the evolution of...
This book comprises five parts. The first three contain ten historical essays on important topics: number theory, calculus/analysis, and proof, respectively.Â Part...
Number theory is a branch of mathematics which draws its vitality from a rich historical background. It is also traditionally nourished through interactions with other...