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Mathematical constants

Author: Steven R Finch
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005.
Series: Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications, 94.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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Here Steven Finch provides 136 essays, each devoted to a mathematical constant or a class of constants, from the well known to the highly exotic. This book will be helpful both to readers seeking  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven R Finch
ISBN: 9780521818056 0521818052
OCLC Number: 180072364
Awards: Winner of Lester R. Ford Award for Expository Excellence 2005
Description: XIX, 602 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: Preface; Notation; 1. Well-known constants; 2. Constants associated with number theory; 3. Constants associated with analytic inequalities; 4. Constants associated with the approximation of functions; 5. Constants associated with enumerating discrete structures; 6. Constants associated with functional iteration; 7. Constants associated with complex analysis; 8. Constants associated with geometry; Table; Index.
Series Title: Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applications, 94.
Responsibility: Steven R. Finch.

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