The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (Oxford Paperback Reference)

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (Oxford Paperback Reference)

by Christopher Clapham (Author)


Authoritative and reliable, this is the ideal reference guide for students of mathematics at school or in the first year at university. Nearly 1,000 entries have been added for this second edition, and the dictionary provides clear definitions, with helpful examples, of a wide range of mathematical terms and concepts. * Coverage of pure and applied mathematics, as well as statistics * Entries on major mathematicians * Coverage of mathematics of more general interest, including fractals, game theory, and chaos Appendices give useful tables for ready reference


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
Edition: 2
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
Published: 07 Mar 1996

ISBN 10: 0192800418
ISBN 13: 9780192800411

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'the depth of information provided is admirable' New Scientist 'the style encourages browsing and a desire to find out more about the topics discussed' Mathematica
Author Bio

Christopher Clapham is a former Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at Aberdeen University.