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1 
A Course in Algebra
E.B. Vinberg
Universities Press, Hyderabad, India, 2009, 0821848585 / 9780821848586, First Edition, Paperback, New, This is a comprehensive textbook on modern algebra written by an internationally renowned specialist. It covers material traditionally found in advanced undergraduate and basic graduate courses and presents it in a lucid style. The author includes almost no technically difficult proofs, and reflecting his point of view on mathematics, he tries wherever possible to replace calculations and difficult deductions with conceptual proofs and to associate geometric images to algebraic objects. The effort spent on the part of students in absorbing these ideas will pay off when they turn to solving problems outside of this textbook. Another important feature is the presentation of most topics on several levels, allowing students to move smoothly from initial acquaintance with the subject to thorough study and a deeper understanding. Basic topics are included, such as algebraic structures, linear algebra, polynomials, and groups, as well as more advanced topics, such as affine and projective spaces, tensor algebra, Galois theory, Lie groups, and associative algebras and their representations. Some applications of linear algebra and group theory to physics are discussed. The book is written with extreme care and contains over 200 exercises and 70 figures. It is ideal as a textbook and also suitable for independent study for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Printed Pages: 511. 029159
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3 
Classics of Indian Mathematics: Algebra, with Arithmetic and Mensuration, from the Sanskrit of Brahmagupta and Bhaskara
Henry Thomas Colebrooke; Foreword By Dr S.R. Sharma
Sharada Publishing House, Delhi, India, 2005, 8188934240 / 9788188934249, First Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 19 x 25 Cm Printed Pages: 472. 032204
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5 
Discrete Multivariate Analysis: Theory and Practice
Yvonne M.M. Bishop, Stephen E. Fienberg, and Paul W. Holland with the Collaboration of Richard J. Light and Frederick Mosteller
The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachussets, USA, 1978, 0262021137 / 9780262021135, Reprint, Hard Cover, Good, No Jacket, 18.5 Cms x 27 Cms Printed Pages: 567. A waterstain throughout the text. 008983
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Fundamentals of Mathematics: Volume I: Foundations of Mathematics: The Real Number System and Algebra
H. Behnke, F. Bachmann, K. Fladt, and W. Suss, with the Assistance of H. Gerike, F. Hohenberg, G. Pickert, and H. Rau; Translated By S.H. Gould
The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachussets, USA, 1974, 0262020483 / 9780262020480, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good, Fair, 16 Cms x 24 Cms Printed Pages: 558. Slightly scratched dustjacket. Price clipped. 008960
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13 
Global Calculus
S. Ramanan
Universities Press, Hyderabad, India, 2009, 0821848607 / 9780821848609, First Edition, Paperback, New, Analysis, topology and algebra brought new power to geometry, revolutionizing the way geometers and physicists look at conceptual problems. Some of the key ingredients in this interplay are sheaves, cohomology, Lie groups, connections and differential operators. In Global Calculus, the appropriate formalism for these topics is laid out with numerous examples and applications by one of the experts in differential and algebraic geometry. Ramanan has chosen an uncommon but natural path through the subject. In this almost completely selfcontained account, these topics are developed from scratch. The basics of Fourier transforms, Sobolev theory and interior regularity are proved at the same time as symbol calculus, culminating in beautiful results in global analysis, real and complex. Many new perspectives on traditional and modern questions of differential analysis and geometry are the hallmarks of the book. The book is suitable for a first year graduate course on Global Analysis. Printed Pages: 328. 028763
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14 
How to Think Like a Mathematician: A Companion to Undergraduate Mathematics
Kevin Houston
Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, India, 2009, 052171978X / 9780521719780, First Edition, Paperback, New, 185 x 245 Mm Looking for a head start in your undergraduate degree in mathematics? Maybe you’ve already started your degree and feel bewildered by the subject you previously loved? Don’t panic! This friendly companion will ease your transition to real mathematical thinking. Working through the book you will develop an arsenal of techniques to help you unlock the meaning of definitions, theorems and proofs, solve problems, and write mathematics effectively. All the major methods of proof  direct method, cases, induction, contradiction and contrapositive  are featured. Concrete examples are used throughout, and you’ll get plenty of practice on topics common to many courses such as divisors, Euclidean algorithms, modular arithmetic, equivalence relations, and injectivity and surjectivity of functions. The material has been tested by real students over many years so all the essentials are covered. With over 300 exercises to help you test your progress, you’ll soon learn how to think like a mathematician. Contents Preface Part I. Study Skills For Mathematicians: 1. Sets and functions 2. Reading mathematics 3. Writing mathematics I 4. Writing mathematics II 5. How to solve problems Part II. How To Think Logically: 6. Making a statement 7. Implications 8. Finer points concerning implications 9. Converse and equivalence 10. Quantifiers ?For all and There exists 11. Complexity and negation of quantifiers 12. Examples and counterexamples 13. Summary of logic Part III. Definitions, Theorems and Proofs: 14. Definitions, theorems and proofs 15. How to read a definition 16. How to read a theorem 17. Proof 18. How to read a proof 19. A study of Pythagoras?Theorem Part IV. Techniques of Proof: 20. Techniques of proof I: direct method 21. Some common mistakes 22. Techniques of proof II: proof by cases 23. Techniques of proof III: Contradiction 24. Techniques of proof IV: Induction 25. More sophisticated induction techniques 26. Techniques of proof V: contrapositive method Part V. Mathematics That All Good Mathematicians Need: 27. Divisors 28. The Euclidean Algorithm 29. Modular arithmetic 30. Injective, surjective, bijective ?and a bit about infinity 31. Equivalence relations Part VI. Closing Remarks: 32. Putting it all together 33. Generalization and specialization 34. True understanding 35. The biggest secret Appendices: A. Greek alphabet B. Commonly used symbols and notation C. How to prove that ? Index. Printed Pages: 275 with 1 halftone 10 tables 335 exercises 195 worked examples. 026203
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15 
Introduction to Probability (Second Edition)
Charles M. Grinstead and Laurie J. Snell
Universities Press, Hyderabad, India, 2009, 0821848577 / 9780821848579, Second Edition, Paperback, New, This text is designed for an introductory probability course at the university level for sophomores, juniors, and seniors in mathematics, physical and social sciences, engineering, and computer science. It presents a thorough treatment of ideas and techniques necessary for a firm understanding of the subject. The text is also recommended for use in discrete probability courses. The material is organized so that the discrete and continuous probability discussions are presented in a separate, but parallel, manner. This organization does not emphasize an overly rigorous or formal view of probability and therefore offers some strong pedagogical value. Hence, the discrete discussions can sometimes serve to motivate the more abstract continuous probability discussions. Features: Key ideas are developed in a somewhat leisurely style, providing a variety of interesting applications to probability and showing some nonintuitive ideas. Over 600 exercises provide the opportunity for practicing skills and developing a sound understanding of ideas. Numerous historical comments deal with the development of discrete probability. Printed Pages: 528. 033846
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Mathematics for the IB Diploma: Higher Level Topic 10: Series and Differential Equations
Hugh Neill and Douglas Quadling
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2008, 0521714648 / 9780521714648, First Edition, Paperback, New, 190 x 245 Mm Extensively tested in classrooms and specifically written to cover the Higher Level options of the new IB Maths syallbuses, these titles include: full coverage of the IB syllabus; past examination questions; revision sections; and a full answer key. The books also describe graphical calculator methods as required by the IB syllabus. Contents Introduction Summing finite series Infinite series Tests for convergence Series and integrals Infinite integrals and infinite series Series with positive and negative terms The theory of limits Power seies Maclaurin series The error term Taylor series and l'Hopital's rule Homogeneous differential equations Linear differential equations Approximate methods Review exercise Answers Index. Printed Pages: 166. 023807
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Mathematics for the IB Diploma: Higher Level Topic 11: Discrete Mathematics
Stan Dolan, Hugh Neill and Douglas Quading
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2008, 0521714656 / 9780521714655, First Edition, Paperback, New, 190 x 245 Mm Written to cover the Higher Level Discrete Mathematics option of the new IB Maths syallbus. This book has been extensively tested in classrooms and includes: full coverage of the IB syllabus; past examination questions; a review section; and a full answer key. The book also describes graphical calculator methods as required by the IB syllabus. Contents Introduction Integers Linear diophantine equations Modular arithmetic Congruences Integers in different bases Graphs Isomorphic graphs Minimum spanning trees The shortest path The Chinese postman algorithm The travelling salesperson problem Review exercise Answers Index. Printed Pages: 130. 023806
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Mathematics for the IB Diploma: Higher Level Topic 9: Sets, Relations, and Groups
Hugh Neill and Douglas Quadling
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2007, 0521714621 / 9780521714624, First Edition, Paperback, New, 190 x 245 Mm Printed Pages: 117. 020698
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22 
Mathematics, Astronomy and Biology in Indian Tradition: Some Conceptual Preliminaries
D.P. Chattopadhyaya et al.
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2002, 8121506883 / 9788121506885, Second Edition, Hardcover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm Printed Pages: 138. 023975
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23 
Number Theory
V. Kumar Murty and Michel Waldschmidt
Universities Press, Hyderabad, India, 2009, 0821848615 / 9780821848616, First Edition, Paperback, New, To observe the tenth anniversary of the founding of the Ramanujan Mathematical Society, an international conference on Discrete Mathematics and Number Theory was held in January 1996 in Tiruchirapalli, India. This volume contains proceedings form the number theory component of that conference. Papers are divided into four groups: arithmetic algebraic geometry, automorphic forms, elementary and analytic number theory and transcendental number theory. This work deals with recent progress in current aspects of number theory and covers a wide variety of topics. Printed Pages: 408. 028765
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24 
Permutation, Combination and Probability
G. Whitmore
IVY Publishing House, New Delhi, India, 2010, 8178902060 / 9788178902067, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 15 x 23 Cm Printed Pages: 86. 032198
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25 
Philosophy of Numbers
Jayant Parde
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2007, 8121511763 / 9788121511766, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 14.5 Cms x 22.5 Cms Printed pages: 262 alongwith several geometrical drawings. 017052
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26 
Problems in Geometry
M. Berger, P. Pansu, J.P. Berry, and X. SaintRaymond
Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2009, 818489094X / 9788184890945, Reprint, Softcover, New, Printed Pages: 265. 026836
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Problems in Mathematical Analysis II: Continuity and Differentiation
W.J. Kaczor and M.T. Nowak
Universities Press, Hyderabad, India, 2009, 0821848550 / 9780821848555, First Edition, Paperback, New, We learn by doing. We learn mathematics by doing problems. And we learn more mathematics by doing more problems. If you want to hone your understanding of continuous and differentiable functions, this book contains hundreds of problems to help you do so. The emphasis here is on real functions of a single variable. Topics include: continuous functions, the intermediate value property, uniform continuity, mean value theorems, Taylors formula, convex functions, sequences and series of functions. The book is mainly geared toward students studying the basic principles of analysis. However, given its selection of problems, organization, and level, it would be an ideal choice for tutorial or problemsolving seminars, particularly those geared toward the Putnam exam. It is also suitable for selfstudy. The presentation of the material is designed to help student comprehension, to encourage them to ask their own questions, and to start research. The collection of problems will also help teachers who wish to incorporate problems into their lectures. The problems are grouped into sections according to the methods of solution. Solutions for the problems are provided. Problems in Mathematical Analysis I and III are available as Volumes 4 and 21 in the AMS series Student mathematical Library. Printed Pages: 416. 028769
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28 
Problems in Mathematical Analysis III: Integration
W.J. Kaczor and M.T. Nowak
Universities Press, Hyderabad, India, 2009, 0821848534 / 9780821848531, First Edition, Paperback, New, The best way to penetrate the subtleties of the theory of integration is by solving problems. This book, like its two predecessors, is a wonderful source of interesting and challenging problems. As a resource, it is unequaled. It offers a much richer selection than is found in any current textbook. Moreover, the book includes a complete set of solutions. This is the third volume of Problems in Mathematical Analysis. The topic here is integration for real functions of one real variable. The first chapter is devoted to the Riemann and the RiemannStieltjes integrals. Chapter 2 deals with Lebesgue measure and integration. The authors include some famous, and some not so famous, inequalities related to Riemann integration. Many of the problems for Lebesgue integration concern convergence theorems and the interchange of limits and integrals. The book closes with a section on Fourier series, with a concentration on Fourier coefficients of functions from particular classes and on basic theorems for convergence of Fourier series. The book is mainly geared toward students studying the basic principles of analysis. However, given its selection of problems, organization, and level, it would be an ideal choice for tutorial or problemsolving seminars, particularly those geared toward the Putnam exam. It is also suitable for selfstudy. The presentation of the material is designed to help student comprehension, to encourage them to ask their own questions, and to start research. The collection of problems will also help teachers who wish to incorporate problems into their lectures. The problems are grouped into sections according to the methods of solution. Solution for the problems are provided. Problems in Mathematical Analysis I and II are available as Volumes 4 and 12 in the AMS series student mathematically Library. Printed Pages: 368. 028770
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30 
Representations of Finite and Compact Groups
Barry Simon
Universities Press, Hyderabad, India, 2009, 0821848518 / 9780821848517, First Edition, Paperback, New, Barry Simon, I.B.M. Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology, is the author of several books, including such classics as Methods of Mathematical Physics (with M. Reed) and Functional Integration and Quantum Physics. This new book, based on courses given at Princeton, Caltech, ETHZurich, and other universities, is an introductory textbook on representation theory. According to the author, "Two facets distinguish my approach. First, this book is relatively elementary, and second, while the bulk of the books on the subject is written from the point of view of an algebraist or a geometer, this book is written with an analytical flavor". The exposition in the book centers around the study of representation of certain concrete classes of groups, including permutation groups and compact semisimple Lie groups. It culminates in the complete proof of the Weyl character formula for representations of compact Lie groups and the Frobenius formula for characters of permutation groups. Extremely well tailored both for a oneyear course in representation theory and for independent study, this book is an excellent introduction to the subject which, according to the author, is unique in having "so much innate beauty so close to the surface". Printed Pages: 266. 028771
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32 
Spline Functions on Triangulations: Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Its Applications 110
MingJun Lai and Larry L. Schumaker
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2007, 978052187529, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 160 x 240 Mm Spline functions are universally recognized as highly effective tools in approximation theory, computeraided geometric design, image analysis, and numerical analysis. The theory of univariate splines is well known but this text is the first comprehensive treatment of the analogous bivariate theory. A detailed mathematical treatment of polynomial splines on triangulations is outlined, providing a basis for developing practical methods for using splines in numerous application areas. The detailed treatment of the BernsteinBézier representation of polynomials will provide a valuable source for researchers and students in CAGD. Chapters on smooth macroelement spaces will allow engineers and scientists using the FEM method to solve partial differential equations numerically with new tools. Workers in the geosciences will find new tools for approximation and data fitting on the sphere. Ideal as a graduate text in approximation theory, and as a source book for courses in computeraided geometric design or in finiteelement methods. ?First book to offer a detailed treatment of bivariate splines ?Provides a basis for developing practical methods for using splines in numerous application areas ?Uptodate and comprehensive account, suitable for mathematicians, statisticians, engineers, geoscientists, biologists and computer scientists working in academia or industry Contents Preface; 1. Bivariate polynomials; 2. BernsteinBézier methods for bivariate polynomials; 3. Bpatches; 4. Triangulations and quadrangulations; 5. BernsteinBézier methods for spline spaces; 6. C1 Macroelement spaces; 7. C2 Macroelement spaces; 8. Cr Macroelement spaces; 9. Dimension of spline splines; 10. Approximation power of spline spaces; 11. Stable local minimal determining sets; 12. Bivariate box splines; 13. Spherical splines; 14. Approximation power of spherical splines; 15. Trivariate polynomials; 16. Tetrahedral partitions; 17. Trivariate splines; 18. Trivariate macroelement spaces; Bibliography; Index. Printed Pages: 608 with 83 line diagrams, 32 halftones, 12 tables, and 41 worked examples. 019784
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33 
Statistics for Archaeologists: A Commonsense Approach
Robert D. Drennan
Plenum Press, New York, USA, 1996, 0306453266 / 9780306453267, First Edition, Hard Cover, New, New, 16 Cms x 24 Cms Introduction. The Separation of the Home and the Workplace. The Changing Social Landscape of the City. Changing Household Composition. The Ritualization of Family Meals I. The Ritualization of Family Meals II. Conclusion. Index. Printed Pages: 262. 004343
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36 
The Mathematics of Logic: A Guide to Completeness Theorems and Their Applications
Richard Kaye
Cambridge University Press, New Delhi, India, 2007, 052170877X / 9780521708777, First Edition, Paperback, New, 150 x 230 Mm This undergraduate textbook covers the key material for a typical first course in logic, in particular presenting a full mathematical account of the most important result in logic, the Completeness Theorem for firstorder logic. Looking at a series of interesting systems, increasing in complexity, then proving and discussing the Completeness Theorem for each, the author ensures that the number of new concepts to be absorbed at each stage is manageable, whilst providing lively mathematical applications throughout. Unfamiliar terminology is kept to a minimum, no background in formal settheory is required, and the book contains proofs of all the required set theoretical results. The reader is taken on a journey starting with König's Lemma, and progressing via order relations, Zorn's Lemma, Boolean algebras, and propositional logic, to completeness and compactness of firstorder logic. As applications of the work on firstorder logic, two final chapters provide introductions to model theory and nonstandard analysis. ?Lively mathematical examples and some unusual formal systems stimulate the reader from the very beginning ?Suitable as an introduction to logic for students without any background in formal set theory ?Supported by companion webpages containing further material and exercises Contents Preface; How to read this book; 1. König’s lemma; 2. Posets and maximal elements; 3. Formal systems; 4. Deductions in posets; 5. Boolean algebras; 6. Propositional logic; 7. Valuations; 8. Filters and ideals; 9. Firstorder logic; 10. Completeness and compactness; 11. Model theory; 12. Nonstandard analysis; Bibliography; Index. Printed Pages: 216 with 4 line diagrams, 141 exercises, and 50 worked examples. 020838
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39 
Vedic Mathematics
Jagadguru Swami Sri Bharati Krsna Tirthaji Maharaja
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2003, 8120801644 / 9788120801646, Revised and Enlarged Edition, Paperback, New, 14 Cms x 22 Cms This epochmaking and monumental work on Vedic Mathematics unfolds a new method of approach. It relates to the truth of numbers and magnitudes equally applicable to all sciences and arts. The book brings to light how great and true knowledge is born of intuition, quite different from modern Western method. The ancient Indian method and its secret techniques are examined and shown to be capable of solving various problems of mathematics. The universe we live in has a basic mathematical structure obeying the rules of mathematical measures and relations. All the subjects in mathematicsMultiplication, Division, Factorization, Equations, Calculus, Analytical Conics, etc.are dealt with in forty chapters, vividly working out all problems, in the easiest ever method discovered so far. The volume, more a magic , is the result of intuitional visualization of fundamental mathematical truths born after eight years of highly concentrated endeavour of Jagadguru Sri Bharati Krsna Tirtha. ....Throughout the book efforts have been made to solve the problems in a short time and in short space also...one can see that the formulae given by the author from Vedas are very interesting and encourage a young mind for learning mathematics as it will not be a bugbear to him. Printed Pages: 501. 028043
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40 
Vedic Mathematics
Jagadguru Swami Sri Bharati Krsna Tirthaji Maharaja
Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 2003, 8120801644 / 9788120801646, Revised and Enlarged Edition, Paperback, New, 14 Cms x 22 Cms This epochmaking and monumental work on Vedic Mathematics unfolds a new method of approach. It relates to the truth of numbers and magnitudes equally applicable to all sciences and arts. The book brings to light how great and true knowledge is born of intuition, quite different from modern Western method. The ancient Indian method and its secret techniques are examined and shown to be capable of solving various problems of mathematics. The universe we live in has a basic mathematical structure obeying the rules of mathematical measures and relations. All the subjects in mathematicsMultiplication, Division, Factorization, Equations, Calculus, Analytical Conics, etc.are dealt with in forty chapters, vividly working out all problems, in the easiest ever method discovered so far. The volume, more a magic , is the result of intuitional visualization of fundamental mathematical truths born after eight years of highly concentrated endeavour of Jagadguru Sri Bharati Krsna Tirtha. ....Throughout the book efforts have been made to solve the problems in a short time and in short space also...one can see that the formulae given by the author from Vedas are very interesting and encourage a young mind for learning mathematics as it will not be a bugbear to him. Printed Pages: 501. 027735
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