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Körner, T. W. (Thomas William) 1946-

Overview
Works: 31 works in 190 publications in 4 languages and 4,206 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Surveys  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: QA303, 517
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Most widely held works by T. W Körner
Fourier analysis by T. W Körner( Book )

50 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author has provided a shop window for some of the ideas, techniques and elegant results of Fourier analysis, and for their applications. These range from number theory, numerical analysis, control theory and statistics, to earth science, astronomy, and electrical engineering. Each application is placed in perspective with a short essay. The prerequisites are few (the reader with knowledge of second or third year undergraduate mathematics should have no difficulty following the text), and the style is lively and entertaining
The pleasures of counting by T. W Körner( Book )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and German and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: What is the connection between the outbreak of cholera in Victorian Soho, the Battle of the Atlantic, African Eve and the design of anchors? One answer is that they are all examples chosen by Dr Tom Körner to show how a little mathematics can shed light on the world around us, and deepen our understanding of it. Dr Körner, an experienced author, describes a variety of topics which continue to interest professional mathematicians, like him. He does this using relatively simple terms and ideas, yet confronting difficulties (which are often the starting point for new discoveries) and avoiding condescension. If you have ever wondered what it is that mathematicians do, and how they go about it, then read on. If you are a mathematician wanting to explain to others how you spend your working days (and nights), then seek inspiration here
Exercises for Fourier analysis by T. W Körner( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naive decision making : mathematics applied to the social world by T. W Körner( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Korner takes the reader on an enjoyable journey through many aspects of mathematical decision making, with relatable observations, anecdotes and quotations. Topics include probability, statistics, Arrow's theorem, Game Theory and Nash equilibrium. Readers will also gain a great deal of insight into mathematics in general and the role it can play within society. Suitable for those with elementary calculus, this book is ideal as a supplementary text for undergraduate courses in probability, game theory and decision making. Engaging and intriguing, it will also appeal to all those of a mathematical mind. To aid understanding, many exercises are included, with solutions available online. distributed by Syndetic Solutions, LLC
A companion to analysis : a second first and first second course in analysis by T. W Körner( Book )

12 editions published between 1900 and 2004 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book not only provides a lot of solid information about real analysis, it also answers those questions which students want to ask but cannot figure how to formulate. To read this book is to spend time with one of the modern masters in the subject. --Steven G. Krantz, Washington University, St. Louis One of the major assets of the book is Korner's very personal writing style. By keeping his own engagement with the material continually in view, he invites the reader to a similarly high level of involvement. And the witty and erudite asides that are sprinkled throughout the book are a real pleasure. --Gerald Folland, University of Washingtion, Seattle Many students acquire knowledge of a large number of theorems and methods of calculus without being able to say how they hang together. This book provides such students with the coherent account that they need. A Companion to Analysis explains the problems which must be resolved in order to obtain a rigorous development of the calculus and shows the student how those problems are dealt with. Starting with the real line, it moves on to finite dimensional spaces and then to metric spaces. Readers who work through this text will be ready for such courses as measure theory, functional analysis, complex analysis and differential geometry. Moreover, they will be well on the road which leads from mathematics student to mathematician. Able and hard working students can use this book for independent study, or it can be used as the basis for an advanced undergraduate or elementary graduate course. An appendix contains a large number of accessible but non-routine problems to improve knowledge and technique
Vectors, pure and applied : a general introduction to linear algebra by T. W Körner( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many books in linear algebra focus purely on getting students through exams, but this text explains both the how and the why of linear algebra and enables students to begin thinking like mathematicians. The author demonstrates how different topics (geometry, abstract algebra, numerical analysis, physics) make use of vectors in different ways and how these ways are connected, preparing students for further work in these areas. The book is packed with hundreds of exercises ranging from the routine to the challenging. Sketch solutions of the easier exercises are available online"--
Pseudofunctions and Helson sets by T. W Körner( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calculus for the ambitious by T. W Körner( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the author of The Pleasures of Counting and Naïve Decision Making comes a calculus book perfect for self-study. It will open up the ideas of the calculus for any 16 to 18 year old about to begin studies in mathematics, and will be useful for anyone who would like to see a different account of the calculus from that given in the standard texts. In a lively and easy-to-read style, Professor Körner uses approximation and estimates in a way that will easily merge into the standard development of analysis. By using Taylor's theorem with error bounds he is able to discuss topics that are rarely covered at this introductory level. This book describes important and interesting ideas in a way that will enthuse a new generation of mathematicians
Ensembles parfaits et séries trigonométriques by Jean-Pierre Kahane( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur les ensembles minces by T. W Körner( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in French and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measuring marginal employment in surveys and registers : a study on the divergences between the Employment Statistics Register and the Labour Force Survey by T. W Körner( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frauengenossenschaften - Genossenschaftsfrauen( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A course of pure mathematics by G. H Hardy( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Chapter I Real Variables""; ""1-2. Rational numbers""; ""3-7. Irrational numbers""; ""8. Real numbers""; ""9. Relations of magnitude between real numbers""; ""10-11. Algebraical operations with real numbers""; ""12. The number â?š2""; ""13-14. Quadratic surds""; ""15. The continuum""; ""16. The continuous real variable""; ""17. Sections of the real numbers. Dedekind's theorem""; ""18. Points of accumulation""; ""19. Weierstrass's theorem""; ""Miscellaneous examples""; ""Chapter II Functions of Real Variables
Calculus for the ambitious by T. W Körner( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fūrie kaiseki taizen by T. W Körner( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fūrie kaiseki taizen( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Furie kaiseki taizen( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourier analysis. (Uden titel). Paperback edition with corrections. Reprinted. (Optryk af Paperback edition with corrections 1989) by T. W Körner( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodor k rners s mmtliche werke, volume 4 by T. W Körner( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vectors, Pure and Applied by T. W Körner( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Körner, T. W.

Körner, T. W. 1946-

Körner, Thomas.

Körner, Thomas William 1946-

Körner, Tom

Thomas Körner

Thomas William Körner britischer Mathematiker

Thomas William Körner mathématicien britannique

ケルナー, T. W.

Languages
English (154)

Japanese (9)

German (8)

French (3)

Covers
The pleasures of countingExercises for Fourier analysisNaive decision making : mathematics applied to the social worldA companion to analysis : a second first and first second course in analysisFrauengenossenschaften - GenossenschaftsfrauenA course of pure mathematics