Du Sautoy, Marcus
Overview
Works:  123 works in 374 publications in 11 languages and 8,048 library holdings 

Genres:  History Biography Rules Popular works Interviews Exhibition catalogs Documentary television programs Nonfiction television programs Educational television programs Miscellanea 
Roles:  Author, Host, Author of screenplay, Editor, Speaker, Narrator, Thesis advisor, Author of introduction, Actor 
Classifications:  QA246, 512.72 
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Most widely held works about
Marcus Du Sautoy
 TEDTalks Marcus du Sautoy  symmetry, reality's riddle( Visual )
 Finding moonshine : a mathematician's journey through symmetry by Marcus Du Sautoy( Book )
Most widely held works by
Marcus Du Sautoy
The music of the primes : searching to solve the greatest mystery in mathematics by
Marcus Du Sautoy(
Book
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64 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how the prime numbers have fascinated mathematicians, and recounts efforts to prove the Riemann Hypothesis, first suggested by Bernard Riemann in 1859, that would finally bring order and harmony to these numbers
64 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how the prime numbers have fascinated mathematicians, and recounts efforts to prove the Riemann Hypothesis, first suggested by Bernard Riemann in 1859, that would finally bring order and harmony to these numbers
Symmetry : a journey into the patterns of nature by
Marcus Du Sautoy(
Book
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9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mathematician draws on scientific findings about the role of symmetry in understanding the dynamic relationship between objects, exploring such topics as the theory of fundamental particles, the role of symmetry in evolutionary biology, and the discovery of an enormous dimensional space snowflake
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mathematician draws on scientific findings about the role of symmetry in understanding the dynamic relationship between objects, exploring such topics as the theory of fundamental particles, the role of symmetry in evolutionary biology, and the discovery of an enormous dimensional space snowflake
The story of math how numbers explain our universe and reveal unseen worlds by
Marcus Du Sautoy(
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22 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discs 12. The story of maths. Without mathematics, there would be no physics, chemistry, or astronomy. No architecture. No commerce. No accurate maps or precise timekeeping, therefore no dependable longrange navigation. No geometry, statistics, or calculations of any kind. No computers. In this fourpart series, University of Oxford Professor Marcus du Sautoy takes viewers on a journey through the ages and around the world to trace the development of mathematics and see how math has shaped human civilization
22 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discs 12. The story of maths. Without mathematics, there would be no physics, chemistry, or astronomy. No architecture. No commerce. No accurate maps or precise timekeeping, therefore no dependable longrange navigation. No geometry, statistics, or calculations of any kind. No computers. In this fourpart series, University of Oxford Professor Marcus du Sautoy takes viewers on a journey through the ages and around the world to trace the development of mathematics and see how math has shaped human civilization
The story of 1(
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2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humorinflected history of the of the number one, covering military applications in ancient Rome, the measurement of distances in India, and the decimal system created by Leibnitz
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humorinflected history of the of the number one, covering military applications in ancient Rome, the measurement of distances in India, and the decimal system created by Leibnitz
The number mysteries : a mathematical odyssey through everyday life by
Marcus Du Sautoy(
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12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Every time we download music, take a flight across the Atlantic or talk on our cell phones, we are relying on great mathematical inventions. In The Number Mysteries, one of our generations foremost mathematicians Marcus du Sautoy offers a playful and accessible examination of numbers and how, despite efforts of the greatest minds, the most fundamental puzzles of nature remain unsolved. Du Sautoy tells about the quest to predict the future from the flight of asteroids to an impending storm, from bending a ball like Beckham to forecasting population growth. He brings to life the beauty behind five mathematical puzzles that have contributed to our understanding of the world around us and have helped develop the technology to cope with it. With loads of games to play and puzzles to solve, this is a math book for everyone"Provided by publisher
12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Every time we download music, take a flight across the Atlantic or talk on our cell phones, we are relying on great mathematical inventions. In The Number Mysteries, one of our generations foremost mathematicians Marcus du Sautoy offers a playful and accessible examination of numbers and how, despite efforts of the greatest minds, the most fundamental puzzles of nature remain unsolved. Du Sautoy tells about the quest to predict the future from the flight of asteroids to an impending storm, from bending a ball like Beckham to forecasting population growth. He brings to life the beauty behind five mathematical puzzles that have contributed to our understanding of the world around us and have helped develop the technology to cope with it. With loads of games to play and puzzles to solve, this is a math book for everyone"Provided by publisher
Finding moonshine : a mathematician's journey through symmetry by
Marcus Du Sautoy(
Book
)
21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Marcus du Sautoy journeys from the pyramid to the football, from fundamental particles to our ideas of art, from insect life to architecture, from computer science to psychology, and explores what is perhaps the most significant concept in mathematics. He shows that symmetry is at the basis of communication and evolutionary biology; at the very heart of life. And he brings us face to face with the oddball mathematicians, both past and present, who have battled to understand symmetry's elusive qualities."Jacket
21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Marcus du Sautoy journeys from the pyramid to the football, from fundamental particles to our ideas of art, from insect life to architecture, from computer science to psychology, and explores what is perhaps the most significant concept in mathematics. He shows that symmetry is at the basis of communication and evolutionary biology; at the very heart of life. And he brings us face to face with the oddball mathematicians, both past and present, who have battled to understand symmetry's elusive qualities."Jacket
Zeta functions of groups and rings by
Marcus Du Sautoy(
Book
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20 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zeta functions have been a powerful tool in mathematics over the last two centuries. This book considers a new class of noncommutative zeta functions which encode the structure of the subgroup lattice in infinite groups. The book explores the analytic behaviour of these functions together with an investigation of functional equations. Many important examples of zeta functions are calculated and recorded providing an important data base of explicit examples and methods for calculation
20 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zeta functions have been a powerful tool in mathematics over the last two centuries. This book considers a new class of noncommutative zeta functions which encode the structure of the subgroup lattice in infinite groups. The book explores the analytic behaviour of these functions together with an investigation of functional equations. Many important examples of zeta functions are calculated and recorded providing an important data base of explicit examples and methods for calculation
The code(
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10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author and Oxford University professor Marcus du Sautoy sets out to solve mathematical mysteries in an engaging and accessible BBC documentary. Du Sautoy travels from Chartres Cathedral to Grand Central Station in search of the mysterious hidden code that can unlock the very laws of the universe
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author and Oxford University professor Marcus du Sautoy sets out to solve mathematical mysteries in an engaging and accessible BBC documentary. Du Sautoy travels from Chartres Cathedral to Grand Central Station in search of the mysterious hidden code that can unlock the very laws of the universe
New horizons in prop groups by
Marcus Du Sautoy(
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13 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The impetus for current research in prop groups comes from four main directions: from new applications in number theory, which continue to be a source of deep and challenging problems; from the traditional problem of classifying finite pgroups; from questions arising in infinite group theory; and finally, from the younger subject of profinite group theory. A correspondingly diverse range of mathematical techniques is being successfully applied, leading to new results and pointing to exciting new directions of research. In this work important theoretical developments are carefully presented by leading mathematicians in the field, bringing the reader to the cutting edge of current research. With a systematic emphasis on the construction and examination of many classes of examples, the book presents a clear picture of the rich universe of prop groups, in its unity and diversity. Thirty open problems are discussed in the appendix. For graduate students and researchers in group theory, number theory, and algebra, this work will be an indispensable reference text and a rich source of promising avenues for further exploration
13 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The impetus for current research in prop groups comes from four main directions: from new applications in number theory, which continue to be a source of deep and challenging problems; from the traditional problem of classifying finite pgroups; from questions arising in infinite group theory; and finally, from the younger subject of profinite group theory. A correspondingly diverse range of mathematical techniques is being successfully applied, leading to new results and pointing to exciting new directions of research. In this work important theoretical developments are carefully presented by leading mathematicians in the field, bringing the reader to the cutting edge of current research. With a systematic emphasis on the construction and examination of many classes of examples, the book presents a clear picture of the rich universe of prop groups, in its unity and diversity. Thirty open problems are discussed in the appendix. For graduate students and researchers in group theory, number theory, and algebra, this work will be an indispensable reference text and a rich source of promising avenues for further exploration
Analytic prop groups by
John D Dixon(
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12 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An uptodate treatment of analytic prop groups for graduate students and researchers
12 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An uptodate treatment of analytic prop groups for graduate students and researchers
The science of measurement : taking the measure of the world(
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2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since our ancestors first counted the passing seasons, humans have used measurement to help master and understand our world. Hosted by Oxford mathematician Marcus du Sautoy, this program shows how measurements have shaped the course of history, science, and civilization; and changed every aspect of our daily lives
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since our ancestors first counted the passing seasons, humans have used measurement to help master and understand our world. Hosted by Oxford mathematician Marcus du Sautoy, this program shows how measurements have shaped the course of history, science, and civilization; and changed every aspect of our daily lives
The frontiers of space mathematics during the scientific revolution(
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1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By the Scientific Revolution, great strides had been made in understanding the geometry of objects fixed in time and space; the race was now on to discover the mathematics of objects in motion. In this program, Professor Marcus du Sautoy investigates mathematical progress during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries in Europe. Topics include the linking of algebra and geometry by René Descartes; the properties of prime numbers, discovered by Pierre Fermat; Isaac Newton's development of calculus; Leonhard Euler's development of topology; the modular arithmetic of Carl Friedrich Gauss; and the insights of Bernhard Riemann into the properties of objects
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By the Scientific Revolution, great strides had been made in understanding the geometry of objects fixed in time and space; the race was now on to discover the mathematics of objects in motion. In this program, Professor Marcus du Sautoy investigates mathematical progress during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries in Europe. Topics include the linking of algebra and geometry by René Descartes; the properties of prime numbers, discovered by Pierre Fermat; Isaac Newton's development of calculus; Leonhard Euler's development of topology; the modular arithmetic of Carl Friedrich Gauss; and the insights of Bernhard Riemann into the properties of objects
To infinity and beyond mathematics in modern times(
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4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journey through the mathematical concepts of infinity and the implications for describing the universe
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journey through the mathematical concepts of infinity and the implications for describing the universe
The language of the universe mathematics in ancient times(
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2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this program, Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores mathematical milestones of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Greece. Topics include Egypt?s unusual method of multiplication and division, as well as Egyptians? understanding of binary numbers, fractions, and solids such as the pyramid; Babylon?s base60 number system?the foundation of minutes and hours?and Babylonians? use of quadratic equations to measure land; and the contributions of four of Greece?s mathematical giants: Plato, Euclid, Archimedes, and Pythagoras. Original Open University title: The Language of the Universe. A part of the series The Story of Math
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this program, Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores mathematical milestones of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Greece. Topics include Egypt?s unusual method of multiplication and division, as well as Egyptians? understanding of binary numbers, fractions, and solids such as the pyramid; Babylon?s base60 number system?the foundation of minutes and hours?and Babylonians? use of quadratic equations to measure land; and the contributions of four of Greece?s mathematical giants: Plato, Euclid, Archimedes, and Pythagoras. Original Open University title: The Language of the Universe. A part of the series The Story of Math
Turning the world upside down by
Anish Kapoor(
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2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The beauty of diagrams(
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1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leonardo da Vinci's famous diagram of the perfect human body, drawn in the 1480s, defines our species like no other drawing before or since. It is also full of surprises. More recently, the Double Helix represents a scientific breakthrough that has been voted the most significant of the 20th century, more important than penicillin or the first working computer
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leonardo da Vinci's famous diagram of the perfect human body, drawn in the 1480s, defines our species like no other drawing before or since. It is also full of surprises. More recently, the Double Helix represents a scientific breakthrough that has been voted the most significant of the 20th century, more important than penicillin or the first working computer
The Genius of the east mathematics during the middle ages(
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4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Series: Without mathematics, there would be no physics, chemistry, or astronomy. No architecture. No commerce. No accurate maps or precise timekeeping, therefore no dependable longrange navigation. No geometry, statistics, or calculations of any kind. No computers. In this fourpart series, University of Oxford Professor Marcus du Sautoy takes viewers on a journey through the ages and around the world to trace the development of mathematics and see how math has shaped human civilization
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Series: Without mathematics, there would be no physics, chemistry, or astronomy. No architecture. No commerce. No accurate maps or precise timekeeping, therefore no dependable longrange navigation. No geometry, statistics, or calculations of any kind. No computers. In this fourpart series, University of Oxford Professor Marcus du Sautoy takes viewers on a journey through the ages and around the world to trace the development of mathematics and see how math has shaped human civilization
Le mystère des nombres : odyssée mathématique à travers notre quotidien : essai by
Marcus Du Sautoy(
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13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of math collection(
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3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forming the foundation for nearly everything we do, mathematics not only describes our world but also reveals its beauty and mystery. Join author and Oxford University professor Marcus du Sautoy as he crisscrosses the globe and enlists distinguished experts to uncover the history, meaning, and wonder of math. Includes three complete programs, The Story of Math, The Music of the Primes, and The Code. Engaging and entertaining, these documentaries cover complex topics with helpful visuals and healthy doses of humor, revitalizing the subject as they unlock the very laws of the universe
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forming the foundation for nearly everything we do, mathematics not only describes our world but also reveals its beauty and mystery. Join author and Oxford University professor Marcus du Sautoy as he crisscrosses the globe and enlists distinguished experts to uncover the history, meaning, and wonder of math. Includes three complete programs, The Story of Math, The Music of the Primes, and The Code. Engaging and entertaining, these documentaries cover complex topics with helpful visuals and healthy doses of humor, revitalizing the subject as they unlock the very laws of the universe
The music of the primes(
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7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Story behind Prime numbers and the great mathematicians. For more than 2,000 years, a mathematical riddle has baffled the worlds greatest minds. Its a problem of such difficulty that it has tormented those brave enough to tackle it. Some have given up in despair. Others have been driven mad. Primes are fundamental to mathematics yet they seem to surface entirely randomly along the number line. But are the primes truly random or is there some hidden pattern? Its the greatest unsolved problem of mathematics. In The Music of the Primes, Marcus du Sautoy investigates the fascinating story of great mathematicians who have all grappled with the problem of the primes
7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Story behind Prime numbers and the great mathematicians. For more than 2,000 years, a mathematical riddle has baffled the worlds greatest minds. Its a problem of such difficulty that it has tormented those brave enough to tackle it. Some have given up in despair. Others have been driven mad. Primes are fundamental to mathematics yet they seem to surface entirely randomly along the number line. But are the primes truly random or is there some hidden pattern? Its the greatest unsolved problem of mathematics. In The Music of the Primes, Marcus du Sautoy investigates the fascinating story of great mathematicians who have all grappled with the problem of the primes
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Alternative Names
Du Sautoy, M. D.
Du Sautoy, M. P. F. 1965
Du Sautoy, Marcus P. F. 1965
Du Sautoy, Marcus Peter Francis.
Du Sautoy, Marcus Peter Francis 1965
DuSautoy, Marcus 1965
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