Normally Hyperbolic Invariant Manifolds: The Noncompact Case
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Normally Hyperbolic Invariant Manifolds: The Noncompact Case

This monograph treats normally hyperbolic invariant manifolds, with a focus on noncompactness. These objects generalize hyperbolic fixed points and are ubiquitous in dynamical systems. First, normally hyperbolic invariant manifolds and their relation to hyperbolic fixed points and center manifolds, as well as, overviews of history and methods of proofs are presented. Furthermore, issues (such as uniformity and bounded geometry) arisi...

Advanced Problem Solving with Maple: A First Course
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Advanced Problem Solving with Maple: A First Course

Problem Solving is essential to solve real-world problems. Advanced Problem Solving with Maple: A First Course applies the mathematical modeling process by formulating, building, solving, analyzing, and criticizing mathematical models. It is intended for a course introducing students to mathematical topics they will revisit within their further studies. The authors present mathematical modeling and problem-solving topics using Maple ...

The Art of Proving Binomial Identities
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The Art of Proving Binomial Identities

The Art of Proving Binomial Identities accomplishes two goals: (1) It provides a unified treatment of the binomial coefficients, and (2) Brings together much of the undergraduate mathematics curriculum via one theme (the binomial coefficients). The binomial coefficients arise in a variety of areas of mathematics: combinatorics, of course, but also basic algebra (binomial theorem), infinite series (Newton’s binomial series), different...

H∞-Optimal Control and Related Minimax Design Problems: A Dynamic Game Approach
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H∞-Optimal Control and Related Minimax Design Problems: A Dynamic Game Approach

"I believe that the authors have written a first-class book which can be used for a second or third year graduate level course in the subject... Researchers working in the area will certainly use the book as a standard reference... Given how well the book is written and organized, it is sure to become one of the major texts in the subject in the years to come, and it is highly recommended to both researchers working in the field, and...

Matrix Algebra Using MINimal MATlab
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Matrix Algebra Using MINimal MATlab

The strength of this textbook lies in the careful exposition of mathematical thinking, basic set-theoretic notions, and proof techniques combined with contemporary numerical methods used throughout the book. A basic version of computer programs compatible with the widely used program MatLab, and exercises are provided on a disk included with the book.Warmup * Matrix Operations * Invertible Matrices * Subspaces * Rank and Dimension * ...

Discrete Mathematics with Ducks  Ed 2
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Discrete Mathematics with Ducks Ed 2

Discrete Mathematics with Ducks, Second Edition is a gentle introduction for students who find the proofs and abstractions of mathematics challenging. At the same time, it provides stimulating material that instructors can use for more advanced students. The first edition was widely well received, with its whimsical writing style and numerous exercises and materials that engaged students at all levels. The new, expanded edition conti...

Maths for Beginners: Algebra an Introduction
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Maths for Beginners: Algebra an Introduction

This introduction to Algebra is written for students, who are in their final year at school, i.e. senior high school in the US, Canada, Australia, or fifth or sixth form in the UK; and need help with their school year end exams, or are considering progressing onto college or university. Alternatively, you may be a student who has completed your school education and find your math skills are not as good as you would like. If you need ...

Studying Classroom Teaching As a Medium for Professional Development: Proceedings of a U.S.-Japan Workshop (With VHS tape )
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Studying Classroom Teaching As a Medium for Professional Development: Proceedings of a U.S.-Japan Workshop (With VHS tape )

The Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB) and the U.S. National Commission on Mathematics Instruction (USNCMI) took advantage of a unique opportunity to bring educators together. In August 2000, following the Ninth International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME-9) in Makuhari, Japan, MSEB and USNCMI capitalized on the presence of mathematics educators in attendance from the United States and Japan by holding a two and a...

Get Your Head Around: Basic Algebra I
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Get Your Head Around: Basic Algebra I

This book uses plain-English to provide a common-sense and intuitive understanding of basic algebra, the fundamental building block on which all mathematics is built. Formatted specifically for Kindle and tablet devices, the book has a very clear layout and is easy to read. Practical, everyday examples are used to help you to get a solid grasp of the basic principles. Each chapter has a set of practice questions and worked solutions ...