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An Introduction to Incidence Geometry

An Introduction to Incidence Geometry

  • Author: Bart De Bruyn
  • Publisher: Birkhäuser
  • ISBN: 3319438115
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 372
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This book gives an introduction to the field of Incidence Geometry by discussing the basic families of point-line geometries and introducing some of the mathematical techniques that are essential for their study. The families of geometries covered in this book include among others the generalized polygons, near polygons, polar spaces, dual polar spaces and designs. Also the various relationships between these geometries are investigated. Ovals and ovoids of projective spaces are studied and some applications to particular geometries will be given. A separate chapter introduces the necessary mathematical tools and techniques from graph theory. This chapter itself can be regarded as a self-contained introduction to strongly regular and distance-regular graphs. This book is essentially self-contained, only assuming the knowledge of basic notions from (linear) algebra and projective and affine geometry. Almost all theorems are accompanied with proofs and a list of exercises with full solutions is given at the end of the book. This book is aimed at graduate students and researchers in the fields of combinatorics and incidence geometry.

Frontiers in Numerical Analysis

Frontiers in Numerical Analysis

Durham 2002

  • Author: James Blowey,Alan Craig,Tony Shardlow
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 3642556922
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 354
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A set of detailed lecture notes on six topics at the forefront of current research in numerical analysis and applied mathematics. Each set of notes presents a self-contained guide to a current research area. Detailed proofs of key results are provided. The notes start from a level suitable for first year graduate students in applied mathematics, mathematical analysis or numerical analysis, and proceed to current research topics. Current (unsolved) problems are also described and directions for future research are given. This book is also suitable for professional mathematicians.

Frontiers of Numerical Analysis

Frontiers of Numerical Analysis

Durham 2004

  • Author: James Blowey,Alan Craig
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 3540288848
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 266
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Contains lecture notes on four topics at the forefront of research in computational mathematics. This book presents a self-contained guide to a research area, an extensive bibliography, and proofs of the key results. It is suitable for professional mathematicians who require an accurate account of research in areas parallel to their own.

Frontiers in Differential Geometry, Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics

Frontiers in Differential Geometry, Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics

In Memory of Gu Chaohao

  • Author: Molin Ge,Jiaxing Hong,Tatsien Li,Weiping Zhang
  • Publisher: World Scientific
  • ISBN: 981457810X
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 372
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This book is a collection of papers in memory of Gu Chaohao on the subjects of Differential Geometry, Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics that Gu Chaohao made great contributions to with all his intelligence during his lifetime. All contributors to this book are close friends, colleagues and students of Gu Chaohao. They are all excellent experts among whom there are 9 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Therefore this book will provide some important information on the frontiers of the related subjects. Contents:A Profile of the Late Professor Gu Chaohao (Tatsien Li)List of Publications of Gu ChaohaoIn Memory of Professor Gu Chaohao (Xiaqi Ding)In Memory of Professor Gu Chaohao (Gongqing Zhang (Kung-Ching Chang))Stability of E-H Mach Configuration in Pseudo-Steady Compressible Flow (Shuxing Chen)Incompressible Viscous Fluid Flows with Slip Boundary Conditions and Their Numerical Simulations (Ben-yu Guo)Global Existence and Uniqueness of the Solution for the Generalized Schrödinger-KdV System (Boling Guo, Bolin Ma & Jingjun Zhang)Anomaly Cancellation and Modularity (Fei Han, Kefeng Liu & Weiping Zhang)On Interior Estimates for Mean Curvature of Convex Surfaces in R3 and Its Applications (Jiaxing Hong)Geometric Invariant Theory of the Space — A Modern Approach to Solid Geometry (Wu-Yi Hsiang)Optimal Convergence Rate of the Binomial Tree Scheme for American Options and Their Free Boundaries (Lishang Jiang & Jin Liang)Rademacher Φ Function, Jacobi Symbols, Quantum and Classical Invariants of Lens Spaces (Bang-He Li & Tian-Jun Li)Historical Review on the Roles of Mathematics in the Study of Aerodynamics (Jiachun Li)Toward Chern–Simons Theory of Complexes on Calabi–Yau Threefolds (Jun Li)Exact Boundary Synchronization for a Coupled System of Wave Equations (Tatsien Li)Scaling Limit for Compressible Viscoelastic Fluids (Xianpeng Hu & Fang-Hua Lin)Uniqueness Modulo Reduction of Bergman Meromorphic Compactifications of Canonically Embeddable Bergman Manifolds (Ngaiming Mok)The Application of Conditional Nonlinear Optimal Perturbation to Targeted Observations for Tropical Cyclone Prediction (Mu Mu, Feifan Zhou, Xiaohao Qin & Boyu Chen)Isometric Immersions in Minkowski Spaces (Yi-Bing Shen)Remarks on Volume Growth for Minimal Graphs in Higher Codimension (Yuanlong Xin)Separation of Variables for the Lax Pair of the Bogomolny Equation in 2+1 Dimensional Anti-de Sitter Space-Time (Zi-Xiang Zhou) Readership: Mathematicians and advanced graduate students in mathematics. Key Features:In memory of the highly distinguished mathematician Gu ChaohaoThe contributors are excellent experts, including 9 members of the CASProvides some important information on Differential Geometry, Partial Differential Equations, Mathematical Physics, etcKeywords:Differential Geometry;Partial Differential Equations;Mathematical Physics

Mathematical Approaches for Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: An Introduction

Mathematical Approaches for Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: An Introduction

  • Author: Carlos Castillo-Chavez,Sally Blower,Pauline van den Driessche,Denise Kirschner,Abdul-Aziz Yakubu
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9780387953540
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 368
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This book covers tutorial and research contributions on the use of dynamical systems and stochastic models in disease dynamics. Beginning graduate students in applied mathematics, scientists, or mathematicians who want to enter the fields of mathematical and theoretical epidemiology will find this book useful.

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Drug Discovery

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Drug Discovery

  • Author: Atta-ur- Rahman,M. Iqbal Choudhary
  • Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers
  • ISBN: 1608051609
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 348
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"Frontiers in Cardiovascular Drug Discovery" is an Ebook series devoted to publishing the latest and the most important advances in Cardiovascular drug design and discovery. Eminent scientists write contributions on all areas of rational drug design and d

Frontiers in Whiplash Trauma

Frontiers in Whiplash Trauma

Clinical and Biomechanical

  • Author: Narayan Yoganandan,Frank A. Pintar
  • Publisher: IOS Press
  • ISBN: 9781586030124
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 590
  • View: 4675
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A discussion of whiplash trauma. The work brings together experts working in the areas of epidemiology, biomechanics, experimental and analytical research, physical modelling, and clinical aspects of whiplash injury.

Handbook of Incidence Geometry

Handbook of Incidence Geometry

Buildings and Foundations

  • Author: Francis Buekenhout
  • Publisher: North-Holland
  • ISBN: 9780444883551
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 1420
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This Handbook deals with the foundations of incidence geometry, in relationship with division rings, rings, algebras, lattices, groups, topology, graphs, logic and its autonomous development from various viewpoints. Projective and affine geometry are covered in various ways. Major classes of rank 2 geometries such as generalized polygons and partial geometries are surveyed extensively. More than half of the book is devoted to buildings at various levels of generality, including a detailed and original introduction to the subject, a broad study of characterizations in terms of points and lines, applications to algebraic groups, extensions to topological geometry, a survey of results on diagram geometries and nearby generalizations such as matroids.

Groups and Geometry

Groups and Geometry

  • Author: Roger C. Lyndon
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 0521316944
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 217
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This 1985 book is an introduction to certain central ideas in group theory and geometry. Professor Lyndon emphasises and exploits the well-known connections between the two subjects and leads the reader to the frontiers of current research at the time of publication.

The Publishers' Trade List Annual

The Publishers' Trade List Annual

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: American literature
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Mathematical Reviews

Mathematical Reviews

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Mathematics
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International Books in Print, 1995

International Books in Print, 1995

Author/Title

  • Author: [Anonymus AC01219643],Barbara Hopkinson
  • Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company
  • ISBN: 9783598221309
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 2180
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Geometrie und Billard

Geometrie und Billard

  • Author: Serge Tabachnikov
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag
  • ISBN: 3642319254
  • Category: Mathematics
  • Page: 165
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Wie bewegt sich ein Massenpunkt in einem Gebiet, an dessen Rand er elastisch zurückprallt? Welchen Weg nimmt ein Lichtstrahl in einem Gebiet mit ideal reflektierenden Rändern? Anhand dieser und ähnlicher Fragen stellt das vorliegende Buch Zusammenhänge zwischen Billard und Differentialgeometrie, klassischer Mechanik sowie geometrischer Optik her. Dabei beschäftigt sich das Buch unter anderem mit dem Variationsprinzip beim mathematischen Billard, der symplektischen Geometrie von Lichtstrahlen, der Existenz oder Nichtexistenz von Kaustiken, periodischen Billardtrajektorien und dem Mechanismus für Chaos bei der Billarddynamik. Ergänzend wartet dieses Buch mit einer beachtlichen Anzahl von Exkursen auf, die sich verwandten Themen widmen, darunter der Vierfarbensatz, die mathematisch-physikalische Beschreibung von Regenbögen, der poincaresche Wiederkehrsatz, Hilberts viertes Problem oder der Schließungssatz von Poncelet.​

Real-World Problems for Secondary School Mathematics Students

Real-World Problems for Secondary School Mathematics Students

  • Author: Juergen Maasz,John O’Donoghue
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9460915434
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 281
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This is a book full of ideas for introducing real world problems into mathematics classrooms and assisting teachers and students to benefit from the experience. Taken as a whole these contributions provide a rich resource for mathematics teachers and their students that is readily available in a single volume. Nowadays there is a universal emphasis on teaching for understanding, motivating students to learn mathematics and using real world problems to improve the mathematics experience of school students. However, using real world problems in mathematics classrooms places extra demands on teachers in terms of extra-mathematical knowledge e.g. knowledge of the area of applications, and pedagogical knowledge. Care must also be taken to avoid overly complex situations and applications. Papers in this collection offer a practical perspective on these issues, and more. While many papers offer specific well worked out lesson type ideas, others concentrate on the teacher knowledge needed to introduce real world applications of mathematics into the classroom. We are confident that mathematics teachers who read the book will find a myriad of ways to introduce the material into their classrooms whether in ways suggested by the contributing authors or in their own ways, perhaps through mini-projects or extended projects or practical sessions or enquiry based learning. We are happy if they do! This book is written for mathematics classroom teachers and their students, mathematics teacher educators, and mathematics teachers in training at pre-service and in-service phases of their careers.

Der Zahlensinn oder Warum wir rechnen können

Der Zahlensinn oder Warum wir rechnen können

  • Author: Stanislas Dehaene
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag
  • ISBN: 3034878257
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 311
  • View: 498
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Wir sind umgeben von Zahlen. Ob auf Kreditkarten gestanzt oder auf Münzen geprägt, ob auf Schecks gedruckt oder in den Spalten computerisierter Tabellen aufgelistet, überall beherrschen Zahlen unser Leben. Sie sind auch der Kern unserer Technologie. Ohne Zahlen könnten wir weder Raketen starten, die das Sonnensystem erkunden, noch Brücken bauen, Güter austauschen oder Rech nungen bezahlen. In gewissem Sinn sind Zahlen also kulturelle Erfindungen, die sich ihrer Bedeutung nach nur mit der Landwirtschaft oder mit dem Rad vergleichen lassen. Aber sie könnten sogar noch tiefere Wurzeln haben. Tausende von Jahren vor Christus benutzten babylonische Wissenschaftler Zahlzeichen, um erstaun lich genaueastronomische Tabellen zu berechnen. Zehntausende von Jahren zuvor hatten Menschen der Steinzeit die ersten geschriebenen Zahlenreihen geschaffen, indem sie Knochen einkerbten oder Punkte auf Höhlenwände malten. Und, wie ich später überzeugend darzustellen hoffe, schon vor weiteren Millionen von Jahren, lange bevor es Menschen gab, nahmen Tiere aller Arten Zahlen zur Kenntnis und stellten mit ihnen einfache Kopfrechnungen an. Sind Zahlen also fast so alt wie das Leben selbst? Sind sie in der Struktur unseres Gehirns verankert? Besitzen wir einen Zahlensinn, eine spezielle Intuition, die uns hilft, Zahlen und Mathematik mit Sinn zu erfüllen? Ich wurde vor fünfzehn Jahren, während meiner Ausbildung zum Mathema tiker, fasziniert von den abstrakten Objekten, mit denen ich umzugehen lernte, vor allem von den einfachsten von ihnen- den Zahlen.

Directions

Directions

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The American Mathematical Monthly

The American Mathematical Monthly

Devoted to the Interests of Collegiate Mathematics

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  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: Mathematics
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The Athenaeum

The Athenaeum

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Reviews in global analysis, 1980-86 as printed in Mathematical reviews

Reviews in global analysis, 1980-86 as printed in Mathematical reviews

  • Author: American Mathematical Society
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  • Category: Global analysis (Mathematics)
  • Page: 3920
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The Athenaeum

The Athenaeum

  • Author: James Silk Buckingham,John Sterling,Frederick Denison Maurice,Henry Stebbing,Charles Wentworth Dilke,Thomas Kibble Hervey,William Hepworth Dixon,Norman Maccoll,Vernon Horace Rendall,John Middleton Murry
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