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Sloane, N. J. A. (Neil James Alexander) 1939-

Overview
Works: 58 works in 305 publications in 4 languages and 6,305 library holdings
Genres: Festschriften  Guidebooks  Lists‡vCode words  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QA268, 511.6
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Most widely held works by N. J. A Sloane
Sphere packings, lattices, and groups by John H Conway( Book )

49 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The third edition of this book continues to pursue the question, what is the most efficient way to pack a large number of equal spheres in n-dimensional Euclidean space? The authors also continue to examine related problems such as the kissing number problem, the covering problem, the quantizing problem, and the classification of lattices and quadratic forms. Like the previous edition, the third edition describes the connections of these questions with other areas of mathematics and science such as coding theory, digital communication, number theory, group theory, analog-to-digital conversion and data compression, and n-dimensional crystallography. Of special interest in the third edition is a report on some recent developments in the field and a supplementary bibliography for 1988-1998 containing over 800 items."--Jacket
The theory of error correcting codes by F. J MacWilliams( Book )

71 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to modern global variational theory on fibred spaces. It is based on differentiation and integration theory of differential forms on smooth manifolds, and on the concepts of global analysis and geometry such as jet prolongations of manifolds, mappings, and Lie groups. The book will be invaluable for researchers and PhD students in differential geometry, global analysis, differential equations on manifolds, and mathematical physics, and for the readers who wish to undertake further rigorous study in this broad interdisciplinary field. Featured topics- Analysis on manifolds- Differential forms on jet spaces - Global variational functionals- Euler-Lagrange mapping - Helmholtz form and the inverse problem- Symmetries and the Noether's theory of conservation laws- Regularity and the Hamilton theory- Variational sequences - Differential invariants and natural variational principles- First book on the geometric foundations of Lagrange structures- New ideas on global variational functionals - Complete proofs of all theorems - Exact treatment of variational principles in field theory, inc. general relativity- Basic structures and tools: global analysis, smooth manifolds, fibred spaces. (A cura dell'editore)
A handbook of integer sequences by N. J. A Sloane( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Handbook of Integer Sequences
The encyclopedia of integer sequences by N. J. A Sloane( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The encyclopedia of integer sequences contains more than 5,000 integer sequences, arranged for easy reference, with more than half never before been catalogued. In addition to having more than double the material of Sloane's A Handbook of Integer Sequences, this encyclopedia gives the name, mathematical description, and citations to literature for each sequence. It includes essays on origins, uses, and connections, with interesting diagrams or illustrations. More than a table, this is an introduction to the field, showing readers how to identify and work with sequences. It includes an extensive bibliography of current and classical references. An index to all the sequences in the book is also available separately on disk in Macintosh and IBM formats."--Book cover
Claude Elwood Shannon : collected papers by Claude Elwood Shannon( Book )

12 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a brief biographical sketch of American mathematician Claude Elwood Shannon (b.1916), compiled as part of the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive of the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland. Highlights Shannon's writings
Orthogonal arrays : theory and applications by A Hedayat( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first book on the subject since its introduction more than fifty years ago, and it can be used as a graduate text or as a reference work. It features all of the key results, many very useful tables, and a large number of research problems. The book will be of interest to those interested in one of the most fascinating areas of discrete mathematics, connected to statistics and coding theory, with applications to computer science and cryptography. It will be useful for anyone who is running experiments, whether in a chemistry lab or a manufacturing plant (trying to make those alloys stronger), or in agricultural or medical research. Sam Hedayat is Professor of Statistics and Senior Scholar in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, University of Illinois, Chicago. Neil J.A. Sloane is with AT & T Bell Labs (now AT & T Labs). John Stufken is Professor Statistics at Iowa State University
Hadamard transform optics by Martin Harwit( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short course on error correcting codes by N. J. A Sloane( Book )

23 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and German and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-dual codes and invariant theory by G Nebe( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most remarkable theorems in coding theory is Gleason's 1970 theorem about the weight enumerators of self-dual codes and their connections with invariant theory. Part of an encyclopedia listing the different types of self-dual codes and their properties, this book develops a different theory
Rock climbing New Jersey : including New York City bouldering, the Delaware Water Gap, and Delaware State by Paul Nick( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory of error-correcting codes. Pt. 2 by F. J MacWilliams( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On constant weight codes and harmonious graphs by Ronald L Graham( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Very recently a new method has been developed for finding lower bounds on the maximum number of codewords possible in a code of minimum distance d and length n. This method has led in turn to a number of interesting questions in graph theory and additive number theory. In this brief survey we summarize some of these developments. (Author)
The on-line encyclopedia of integer sequences (OEIS) by N. J. A Sloane( )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences® (OEIS®) is a database of sequences of numbers distilled from many sources - books, journals, articles, and letters and electronic mail messages from thousands of contributors. The main use for the OEIS is to identify a number sequence that you have come across, perhaps in your work, while reading a book, or in a quiz, etc. The database was begun by Neil J.A. Sloane in 1964 and was eventually published into 2 books: "A Handbook of Integer Sequences" (1973) and "The Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences" (1995). The online version, OEIS, was launched in 1996 and currently contains just over 200,000 entries
Complete classification of (24,12) and (22,11) self-dual codes by Vera Pless( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete classification is given of all (22,11) and (24,12) self-dual codes. For each code the authors give the order of its group, the number of codes equivalent to it, and its weight distribution. There is a unique (24,12,6) self-dual code. Several theorems on the enumeration of self-orthogonal codes are used, including formulas for the number of such codes with minimum distance> or = 4, and for the sum of the weight enumerators of all self-dual codes. (Author)
Lengths of cycle times in random neural networks by N. J. A Sloane( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The report contains a feasibility study of timing circuits for a model of the human brain. It is shown that certain random neural networks have cycle times which increase exponentially with the size of the network, and that these networks may be used as timing devices even for a period of time equal to a human lifetime. The methods used in this report are those of probability, combinatorial analysis, and number theory. (Author)
Claude Elwood Shannon : miscellaneous writings by Claude Elwood Shannon( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected papers by Claude Elwood Shannon( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miscellanea mathematica by Michael Francis Atiyah( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematics has a certain mystique, for it is pure and ex- act, yet demands remarkable creativity. This reputation is reinforced by its characteristic abstraction and its own in- dividual language, which often disguise its origins in and connections with the physical world. Publishing mathematics, therefore, requires special effort and talent. Heinz Gotze, who has dedicated his life to scientific pu- blishing, took up this challenge with his typical enthusi- asm. This Festschrift celebrates his invaluable contribu- tions to the mathematical community, many of whose leading members he counts among his personal friends. The articles, written by mathematicians from around the world and coming from diverse fields, portray the important role of mathematics in our culture. Here, the reflections of important mathematicians, often focused on the history of mathematics, are collected, in recognition of Heinz Gotze's life-long support of mathematics
On-line encyclopedia of integer sequences( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The main table is a collection of number sequences arranged in lexicographic order. The entry for each sequence gives: the beginning of the sequence; its name or description, any references or links any formulae; cross-references to other sequences and the name of the person who submitted it. At the present time the table contains around 50000 sequences."
 
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The theory of error correcting codes
Alternative Names
Neil Sloane

Neil Sloane amerikansk matematikar

Neil Sloane amerikansk matematiker

Neil Sloane australisch-US-amerikanischer Mathematiker

Neil Sloane brit matematikus

Neil Sloane British mathematician

Neil Sloane Britse wiskundige

Neil Sloane matemàtic britànic

Neil Sloane matemático británico

Neil Sloane matematico britannico

Neil Sloane mathématicien britannique

Sloane, N. A. J. 1939-

Sloane, N. J.

Sloane, N. J. 1939-

Sloane, N. J. A.

Sloane, Neil 1939-

Sloane, Neil J. A.

Sloane, Neil James Alexander

Sloane, Neil James Alexander 1939-

Sloèn, N. Dž. A.

Слоан, Нейл

Слоэн, Н 1939-

Слоэн, Н. (Нил), 1939-

ניל סלואן

ניל סלואן מתמטיקאי בריטי

نيل سلوان

نيل سلوان رياضياتي بريطاني

نیل اسلون ریاضی‌دان آمریکایی

ニール・スローン

尼爾·斯洛恩

Languages
English (244)

German (3)

Dutch (2)

Russian (1)

Covers
The theory of error correcting codesThe encyclopedia of integer sequencesClaude Elwood Shannon : collected papersOrthogonal arrays : theory and applicationsSelf-dual codes and invariant theoryRock climbing New Jersey : including New York City bouldering, the Delaware Water Gap, and Delaware StateCollected papers