Gowers, Timothy
Overview
Works:  20 works in 93 publications in 12 languages and 5,008 library holdings 

Genres:  Popular works Conference papers and proceedings Educational films Filmed lectures 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Creator 
Classifications:  QA11.2, 510 
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Most widely held works by
Timothy Gowers
The Princeton companion to mathematics by
Timothy Gowers(
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26 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text features nearly 200 entries which introduce basic mathematical tools and vocabulary, trace the development of modern mathematics, define essential terms and concepts and put them in context, explain core ideas in major areas of mathematics, and much more
26 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text features nearly 200 entries which introduce basic mathematical tools and vocabulary, trace the development of modern mathematics, define essential terms and concepts and put them in context, explain core ideas in major areas of mathematics, and much more
Mathematics : a very short introduction by
Timothy Gowers(
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17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mathematics is a subject we are all exposed to in our daily lives, but one which many of us fear. In this introduction, Timothy Gowers elucidates the most fundamental differences, which are primarily philosophical, between advanced mathematics and what we learn at school, so that one emerges with a clearer understanding of such paradoxicalsounding concepts as 'infinity', 'curved space', and 'imaginary numbers'. From basic ideas, through to philosophical queries, to common sociological questions about the mathematical community, this book unravels some of the mysteries of space and numbers."Jacket
17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mathematics is a subject we are all exposed to in our daily lives, but one which many of us fear. In this introduction, Timothy Gowers elucidates the most fundamental differences, which are primarily philosophical, between advanced mathematics and what we learn at school, so that one emerges with a clearer understanding of such paradoxicalsounding concepts as 'infinity', 'curved space', and 'imaginary numbers'. From basic ideas, through to philosophical queries, to common sociological questions about the mathematical community, this book unravels some of the mysteries of space and numbers."Jacket
Mathematics by
Timothy Gowers(
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18 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics is a subject we are all exposed to in our daily lives, but one that many of us fear. Timothy Gowers's entertaining overview of the topic explains the differences between what we learn at school and advanced mathematics, and helps the math phobic emerge with a clearer understanding of such paradoxicalsounding concepts as “infinity, “curved space, and “imaginary numbers. From basic ideas to philosophical queries to common sociological questions about the mathematical community, this book unravels the mysteries of space and numbers
18 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics is a subject we are all exposed to in our daily lives, but one that many of us fear. Timothy Gowers's entertaining overview of the topic explains the differences between what we learn at school and advanced mathematics, and helps the math phobic emerge with a clearer understanding of such paradoxicalsounding concepts as “infinity, “curved space, and “imaginary numbers. From basic ideas to philosophical queries to common sociological questions about the mathematical community, this book unravels the mysteries of space and numbers
Petite initiation aux mathématiques by
Timothy Gowers(
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1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The CMI millennium meeting collection : Clay Mathematics Institute Millennium Meeting, Collège de France, Paris, May 2425,
2000(
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4 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A video presentation of the CMI, its culture and the people behind it. Also discussed are the "Millennium Prize Problems", seven mathematical problems that have resisted solution
4 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A video presentation of the CMI, its culture and the people behind it. Also discussed are the "Millennium Prize Problems", seven mathematical problems that have resisted solution
Matematica : un'introduzione by
Timothy Gowers(
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2 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 2004 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The importance of mathematics by
François Tisseyre(
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5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Importance of Mathematics is a lucid, dynamic presentation of the deep and important question of the relevance of mathematics to society, delivered by one of the best mathematicians of the modern age. Timothy Gowers is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambirdge (UK) and a recipient of the prestigious Fields Medal. Professor Gowers gave the Keynote Address at the historic Millennium Meeting of the Clay Mathematics Institute  the very same meeting at which the Millennium Prize Problems were announced. Gowers spoke about the relevance of mathematics to diverse applications citing examples in computer science, finance, and engineering. His theme underscores the unity of different apparently diverse subfields of mathematics. His exposition is exceptionally clear and easy to follow, making mathematics accessible to nonexperts
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Importance of Mathematics is a lucid, dynamic presentation of the deep and important question of the relevance of mathematics to society, delivered by one of the best mathematicians of the modern age. Timothy Gowers is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambirdge (UK) and a recipient of the prestigious Fields Medal. Professor Gowers gave the Keynote Address at the historic Millennium Meeting of the Clay Mathematics Institute  the very same meeting at which the Millennium Prize Problems were announced. Gowers spoke about the relevance of mathematics to diverse applications citing examples in computer science, finance, and engineering. His theme underscores the unity of different apparently diverse subfields of mathematics. His exposition is exceptionally clear and easy to follow, making mathematics accessible to nonexperts
The importance of mathematics Clay Mathematics Institute, millennium meeting, Collège de France, Paris, May 2425, 2000(
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2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The importance of mathematics : a lecture [given at the Clay Mathematics Institute Millenium meeting, Collège de France,
Paris, May 2425, 2000](
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5 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This lecture is a treasure trove of mathematical intuition and insight into the relationship between mathematics and its applications. Using historical and presentday examples, the speaker makes a convincing argument that mathematics plays a crucial role in the advancement of science"Container cover
5 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This lecture is a treasure trove of mathematical intuition and insight into the relationship between mathematics and its applications. Using historical and presentday examples, the speaker makes a convincing argument that mathematics plays a crucial role in the advancement of science"Container cover
Purinsuton sūgaku taizen(
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3 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 2015 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The CMI Millennium Meeting collection(
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1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The CMI Millennium Meeting collection(
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1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The CMI Millennium Meeting collection(
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1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The CMI Millennium Meeting collection Clay Mathematics Institute Millennium meeting, Collège de France, Paris, May 2425,
2000(
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1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"The video ... provides a portrait of CMI, its culture and the people behind it, as well as of the spirit of the CMI Millennium event excerpts from interviews explain the significance of the prize problems and the challenges they pose."
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"The video ... provides a portrait of CMI, its culture and the people behind it, as well as of the spirit of the CMI Millennium event excerpts from interviews explain the significance of the prize problems and the challenges they pose."
Matematika nagyon röviden by
Timothy Gowers(
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1 edition published in 2010 in Hungarian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 2010 in Hungarian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ponts inattendus entre trois univers by
Timothy Gowers(
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1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Combinatorics in the service of mathematics by World Mathematical Year 2000 Symposium: the Legacy of John Charles Fields(
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1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Princeton companion to mathematics(
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1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The CMI Millennium Meeting collection(
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1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Atiyah, Michael Francis 1929 Creator
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 Tate, John Torrence 1925
 Mulder, Joost Translator
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Gowers, T.
Gowers, Timothy
Gowers, William Timothy 1963
Timothy Gowers Brits wiskundige
Timothy Gowers mathématicien britannique
William Timothy Gowers britischer Mathematiker
William Timothy Gowers matematico inglese
Тімоті Гауерс
Уильям Тимоти Гауэрс
טימותי גוורס
تيموثي غاورز
تیموثی گاورز ریاضیدان بریتانیایی
ٹموتھی گوورز
টিমোথি গাওয়ার্স
가워스, 티모시 1963
고워스, 티모시 1963
윌리엄 고워스
ウィリアム・ティモシー・ガワーズ
蒂莫西·高爾斯
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