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- DescriptionFeaturing a new supplement that completely updates the work, this lucid presentation examines how mathematics shaped and was in turn shaped by the course of history. The authors explore the growth, development, and far-reaching applications of trigometry, navigation, cartography, logarithms, algebra, and calculus through ancient, medieval, post-Renaissance, and modern times.
- Author BiographyHoward L. Resnikoff taught in the Departments of Psychology, Applied Mathematics, and Computer Science at Harvard University. He was Chairman of the Department of Mathematics at the Unviersity of California, Irvine, and Professor of Mathematics at Rice Unviersity. He was also the founder of Aware, Inc., a mathematical engineering company. Raymond O. Wells, Jr., is Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Jacobs University Bremen and Adjunct Professor of Mathematics at the University of Colorado. He was for many years a member of the Mathematics Department at Rice University.
- Author(s)H. L. Resnikoff
- PublisherDover Publications Inc.
- Date of Publication24/04/2015
- SubjectScience & Mathematics: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleDover Books on Mathematics
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintDover Publications Inc.
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight635 g
- Width159 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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