skip to content
Five golden rules : great theories of 20th-century mathematics and why they matter Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Five golden rules : great theories of 20th-century mathematics and why they matter

Author: John L Casti
Publisher: New York [etc.] : John Wiley & Sons, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

How did mathematics influence the decoding of Nazi war plans, the prediction of trends on the stock market and the invention of computers? This book reveals seven of the most important theorems in  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: wydawnictwa popularne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John L Casti
ISBN: 0471002615 9780471002611
OCLC Number: 750873029
Description: XIV, 235 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Games and Decisions: The Minimax Theorem; Order Out of Chaos: The Dynamical System Theorem; The Shape of Things: Singularity Theory and Morse's Theorem and Computation; Who's In, Who's Out: Group Theory and the Thompson Theorem; The Simple and the Complex: Control Theory and the Kalman Filter.
Responsibility: John L. Casti.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/750873029> # Five golden rules : great theories of 20th-century mathematics and why they matter
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "750873029" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7040033#Place/new_york_etc> ; # New York etc.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7040033#Topic/matematyka> ; # Matematyka
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/41887760> ; # John L. Casti
    schema:datePublished "1996" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/7040033> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Five golden rules : great theories of 20th-century mathematics and why they matter" ;
    schema:productID "750873029" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/750873029#PublicationEvent/new_york_etc_john_wiley_&_sons_1996> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7040033#Agent/john_wiley_&_sons> ; # John Wiley & Sons
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780471002611> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/750873029> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7040033#Agent/john_wiley_&_sons> # John Wiley & Sons
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "John Wiley & Sons" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/7040033#Place/new_york_etc> # New York etc.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York etc." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41887760> # John L. Casti
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Casti" ;
    schema:givenName "John L." ;
    schema:name "John L. Casti" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780471002611>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0471002615" ;
    schema:isbn "9780471002611" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/750873029>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/750873029> ; # Five golden rules : great theories of 20th-century mathematics and why they matter
    schema:dateModified "2018-06-20" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.