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Weisstein, Eric W.

Overview
Works: 40 works in 125 publications in 3 languages and 2,357 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Reference works  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA5, 510.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eric W Weisstein
CRC concise encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein( Book )

46 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics is a compendium of mathematical definitions, formulas, figures, tabulations, and references. Its informal style makes it accessible to a broad spectrum of readers with a diverse range of mathematical backgrounds and interests. This book draws connections between many areas of mathematics and science. It also provides abundant examples of mathematical applications and features highly readable, distinctive exposition." "Through its thousands of explicit examples, formulas, and derivations, The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics gives a flavor of each topic without getting lost in minutiae, making specific information easy to locate, but also making the larger realm of mathematics fun to explore."--BOOK JACKET
CRC encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This third edition of a bestseller is now presented as a three-volume set, making it much more accessible and easier to use when searching for information. Keeping the format that made its predecessors so popular, this edition has been extensively expanded, revised, and updated. It now contains over 12,800 entries. Each article provides definitions, formulas, illustrations, web links, bibliographic information, and facts from mathematics, the sciences, and engineering. This new edition is written in an informal style, making it accessible to anyone who has an interest and some background in mathematics. The three-volume set is beautifully bound with much improved typesetting and format."--Publisher's description
Detection of the 267 GHz J=1-0 rotational transition of PH₃ in Saturn with a new fourier transform spectrometer by Eric W Weisstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolfram MathWorld : the web's most extensive mathematics resource by Eric W Weisstein( )

in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"MathWorld is a comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers. Like the vibrant and constantly evolving discipline of mathematics, this site is continuously updated to include new material and incorporate new discoveries."--About MathWorld. Also contains current mathematical news reports
Concise encyclopedia of mathematics CD-ROM by Eric W Weisstein( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 14,000 entries on mathematics, physics, biochemistry, chemistry, biophysics and engineering, cross-referenced and hyperlinked to related entries, as well as to Internet sites. Thousands of concise definitions, examples, formulas, derivations, and reference
CRC concise encyclopedia of mathematics CD-ROM by Eric W Weisstein( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 14,000 entries on mathematics, physics, biochemistry, chemistry, biophysics and engineering, cross-referenced and hyperlinked to related entries, as well as to Internet sites. Thousands of concise definitions, examples, formulas, derivations, and reference
CRC encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CRC encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CRC encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Weisstein's world of scientific biography by Eric W Weisstein( )

in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Web site provides students with beginning encyclopedias of astronomy, chemistry, scientific biography, and physics. The site bridges the gap of clear and accessible explanations for technical subjects by placing an interlinked framework of mathematical exposition and illustrative examples via the Internet. Search the site using keywords to quickly access specific information
CRC encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wolfram MathWorld the web's most extensive mathematical resource( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a nexus of mathematical information in both the mathematics and educational communities. It not only reaches millions of readers from all continents of the globe, but also serves as a clearinghouse for new mathematical discoveries that are routinely contributed by researchers. Its entries are extensively referenced in journals and books spanning all educational levels, including those read by researchers, elementary school students and teachers, engineers, and hobbyists."--About MathWorld page
The CRC encyclopedia of mathematics by Eric W Weisstein( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Weisstein's world of physics by Eric W Weisstein( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Web site contains encyclopedias of astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, and physics. Assembled by Internet encyclopedist, Eric Weisstein, this resource helps students and educators find explanations for technical subjects that are both clear and accessible. In addition, it provides illustrative examples at the fingertips of every Internet user
Eric's treasure troves of science by Eric W Weisstein( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedias of math and science that provide jumping-off points for further information in various topics
Eric Weisstein's treasure trove of physics by Eric W Weisstein( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Online encyclopedia of physics created by Eric Weisstein, a Ph. D in planetary science. An excellent resource for definitions of physics term
Eric's Treasure Trove of Physics by Eric W Weisstein( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an online physics encyclopedia, provided by Eric W. Weisstein as part of the Eric's Treasure Trove Project. Contains an alphabetical index to the encyclopedia and allows users to search by keyword. Links to encyclopedias on other science topics
Eric's Treasure Trove of Astronomy by Eric W Weisstein( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Eric's Treasure Trove of Astronomy, an online astronomy encyclopedia compiled by Eric Weisstein. Describes the creation of the project and links to encyclopedias on other topics. Offers a site search engine and an alphabetical index
Eric Weisstein's treasure troves of science( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features an online database of mathematics and science encyclopedias aimed at students, compiled by Eric W. Weisstein. Provides searching tips for users and allows users to add contributions
Eric Weisstein's world of science : a Wolfram Web resource by Eric W Weisstein( )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Weisstein's site features biographies and explanations of topics in mathematics, physics, astronomy, and chemistry. The information content is appropriate for advanced high school or undergraduate college course work. The Biography section can be searched by gender/minority status, branch of science, historical periods, nationality and prize winners. There are linked references and lists of referenced sources for each article. The subject area sections of the site are easily searched by divisions within the discipline. For example, under chemistry one can look for help under organic chemistry, then hydrocarbons. In that section are explanations of naming, structures, reactions, etc. Physics, math and astronomy sections are similarly broken down by divisions of the discipline and then smaller areas of study. Some areas of this site are still under construction. However, it is superior for help with advanced topics in these subject areas and is notable for listing references."--Reviewed March 22, 2004 "Best Free Reference Web Sites 2004," RUSA Quarterly, Fall 2004. Comp. by the MARS Best Free Websites Committee, RUSA, ALA
 
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CRC concise encyclopedia of mathematics
Alternative Names
Eric W. Weisstein Amerikaans wiskundige

Eric W. Weisstein amerikansk matematikar

Eric W. Weisstein amerikansk matematiker

Eric W. Weisstein matematician american

Eric W. Weisstein matemático estadounidense

Eric W. Weisstein matematico statunitense

Eric W. Weisstein mathématicien américain

Eric Weisstein

Eric Weisstein matemàtic estatunidenc

Eric Weisstein US-amerikanischer Astronom und Enzyklopädist

Weisstein, Eric.

Weisstein, Eric 1969-

Weisstein, Eric Wolfgang 1969-

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