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Niven, Ivan 1915-1999

Overview
Works: 49 works in 430 publications in 8 languages and 12,463 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Short films  Filmed lectures  Nonfiction films  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QA241, 512.81
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Most widely held works by Ivan Niven
Numbers: rational and irrational by Ivan Niven( Book )

75 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-study guide on the classification of numbers and the standards used to determine whether a number is rational or irrational
An introduction to the theory of numbers by Ivan Niven( Book )

91 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher Description (unedited publisher data) The Fifth Edition of one of the standard works on number theory, written by internationally-recognized mathematicians. Chapters are relatively self-contained for greater flexibility. New features include expanded treatment of the binomial theorem, techniques of numerical calculation and a section on public key cryptography. Contains an outstanding set of problems
Mathematics of choice : or, How to count without counting by Ivan Niven( )

43 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irrational numbers by Ivan Niven( Book )

49 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The carus mathematical monographs are an expression of the desire, and to contribute to the dissemination of mathematical knowledge by making accessible at nominal cost a series of expository presentations of the best throughts and keenest researches in pure and applied mathematics
Maxima and minima without calculus by Ivan Niven( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this book is to put together in one place the basic elementary techniques for solving problems in maxima minima other than the methods of calculus and linear programming. The emphasis is not on individual problems, but on methods that solve large classes of problems. The many chapters of the book can be read independently, without references to what precedes or follows. Besides the many problems solved in the book, others are left to the reader to solve, with sketches of solutions given in the later pages
Diophantine approximations by Ivan Niven( Book )

29 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This self-contained treatment originated as a series of lectures delivered to the Mathematical Association of America. It covers basic results on homogeneous approximation of real numbers; the analogue for complex numbers; basic results for nonhomogeneous approximation in the real case; the analogue for complex numbers; and fundamental properties of the multiples of an irrational number, for both the fractional and integral parts. The author refrains from the use of continuous fractions and includes basic results in the complex case, a feature often neglected in favor of the real number discussion. Each chapter concludes with a bibliographic account of closely related work; these sections also contain the sources from which the proofs are drawn
Calculus; an introductory approach by Ivan Niven( Book )

23 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematics : a house built on sand? by Ivan Niven( Book )

3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die Zahlentheorie by Ivan Niven( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in German and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die Zahlentheorie by Ivan Niven( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in German and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die Zahlenteorie by Ivan Niven( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Premières notions de probabilité et analyse combinatoire les mathématiques du choix by Ivan Niven( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducción a la teoriá de los números by Ivan Niven( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in Spanish and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems for all seasons by Ivan Niven( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Several problems are presented here, each with something strange or unusual about it."--Container
A Waring problem by Ivan Niven( Book )

5 editions published between 1938 and 1939 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die Zahlentheorie by Ivan Niven( Book )

in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te bie shu xue by Wen Ni( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in Chinese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xuan ze de shu xue : ji suan bu yong yi ge yi ge shu by Wen Ni( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Chinese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shu : you li shu yu wu li shu by Wen Ni( Book )

2 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in Chinese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the theory of numbers, 5th rev. ed. (pbk) by Ivan Niven( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Maxima and minima without calculus
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An introduction to the theory of numbersMathematics of choice : or, How to count without countingIrrational numbersMaxima and minima without calculusDiophantine approximations
Alternative Names
Ivan M. Niven Canadees wiskundige (1915-1999)

Ivan M. Niven US-amerikanisch-kanadischer Mathematiker

Ivan Morton Niven

Ivan Niven

Niven, Ajven.

Niven, I.

Niven, I. 1915-1999

Niven, I. (Ivan), 1915-1999

Niven, I. M

Niven, Ivan.

Niven, Ivan 1915-

Niven, Ivan 1915-1999

Niven, Ivan M.

Niven, Ivan M. 1915-1999

Niven, Ivan Morton

Niven, Ivan Morton 1915-

Niven, Ivan Morton 1915-1999

Nivenas Aivenas

Нивен, Айвен

Нивен, Айвен канадско-американский математик

إيفان إم. نيفن

イヴァン・ニーベン

ニーベン, I

伊萬·尼雲

Languages
English (313)

German (23)

Spanish (14)

French (10)

Chinese (9)

Italian (8)

Russian (5)

Turkish (2)