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Invitation to the mathematics of Fermat-Wiles

Invitation to the mathematics of Fermat-Wiles

Author: Yves Hellegouarch
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Assuming only modest knowledge of undergraduate level math, Invitation to the Mathematics of Fermat-Wiles presents diverse concepts required to comprehend Wiles' extraordinary proof. Furthermore, it places these concepts in their historical context. This book can be used in introduction to mathematics theories courses and in special topics courses on Fermat's last theorem. It contains themes suitable for development  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hellegouarch, Yves.
Invitation to the mathematics of Fermat-Wiles.
San Diego : Academic Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001089851
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yves Hellegouarch
ISBN: 9780123392510 0123392519 0080478778 9780080478777 1281050407 9781281050403 9786611050405 661105040X
OCLC Number: 162572707
Language Note: Translation of: Invitation aux mathématiques de Fermat-Wiles.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 381 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Paths --
Elliptic functions --
Numbers and groups --
Elliptic curves --
Modular forms --
New paradigms, new enigmas.
Other Titles: Invitation aux mathemátiques de Fermat-Wiles.
Responsibility: Yves Hellegouarch.
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Presents diverse concepts required to comprehend Fermat-Wiles' extraordinary proof. Placing these concepts in their historical context, this book contains several themes that could be developed by  Read more...


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"This text provides a sweeping introduction to all those mathematical topics, concepts, methods, techniques, and classical results that are necessary to understand Andrew Wiles's theory culminating Read more...

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