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Author Stewart, Ian, 1945-
Title Visions of infinity [electronic resource] : the great mathematical problems / Ian Stewart.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Basic Books, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-324) and index.
Contents Great problems -- Prime territory : Goldbach Conjecture -- The puzzle of pi : squaring the circle -- Mapmaking mysteries : Four Color theorem -- Sphereful symmetry : Kepler Conjecture -- New solutions for old : Mordell Conjecture -- Inadequate margins : Fermat's Last Theorem -- Orbital chaos : Three-body problem -- Patterns in prime : Riemann Hypothesis -- What shape is a sphere? : Poincaré Conjecture -- They can't all be easy : P/NP problem -- Fluid thinking : Navier-Stokes Equation -- Quantum conundrum : Mass Gap Hypothesis -- Diophantine dreams : Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture -- Complex cycles : Hodge Conjecture -- Where next? -- Twelve for the future.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Mathematics.
Number theory.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780465022403 0465022405
ISBN 1847653510 (electronic bk.)
9781847653512 (electronic bk.)
9780465022403 (hardcover)
0465022405 (hardcover)
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