Book reviews

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Book title Author Published Publisher MSC Reviewer Reviewed Comments
Benford's Law Alex Ely Kossovsky 2015 world scientific 60 Probability theory and stochastic processes Adhemar Bultheel 24 Nov 14 0
Knots and Borromean Rings, Rep-Tiles, and Eight Queens martin gardner 2014 cambridge university press 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 24 Nov 14 0
Stochastic Tools in Mathematics and Science 2013 60 Probability theory and stochastic processes Enrique Outerelo 12 Nov 14 0
André-Louis Cholesky claude brezinski, Dominique Tournès 2014 birkhäuser basel 01 History and biography Adhemar Bultheel 20 Oct 14 0
The Art of Science Rossella Lupacchini, Annarita Angelini, (eds.) 2014 springer verlag 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 20 Oct 14 0
Zombies and Calculus colin adams 2014 princeton university press 97 Mathematics education Adhemar Bultheel 5 Oct 14 0
An Introduction to Number Theory with Cryptography James S. Kraft, Lawrence C. Washington 2014 chapman & hall/crc press, boca raton: research notes in mathematics, vol. 436 capi_corrales@mat.ucm.es 30 Sep 14 0
Do I count? Stories from Mathematics Günter M. Ziegler. 2014 crc press Taylor & Francis Group 01 History and biography jmgamboa 29 Sep 14 0
Mathematics for the Life Sciences Erin N. Bodine, Suzanne Lenhart, Louis J. Gross 2014 princeton university press 97 Mathematics education Adhemar Bultheel 21 Sep 14 0
Mythematics: Solving the Twelve Labors of Hercules Michael Huber 2014 princeton university press 97 Mathematics education Adhemar Bultheel 21 Sep 14 0
Quadratic Irrationals. An Introduction to Classical Number Theory. Franz Halter-Koch 2013 crc press capi_corrales@mat.ucm.es 13 Sep 14 0
Mathematics and the Real World Zvi Artstein 2014 prometheus books 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 4 Sep 14 0
Mathematical Curiosities. A Treasure Trove of Unexpected Entertainments alfred s. posamentier, ingmar lehmann 2014 prometheus books 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 25 Aug 14 0
Python for Scientists John M. Stewart 2014 cambridge university press 68 Computer science Adhemar Bultheel 25 Aug 14 0
Orthogonal Polynomials of Several Variables (2nd ed.) Charles Dunkl, Yuan Xu 2014 cambridge university press 33 Special Functions Adhemar Bultheel 25 Aug 14 0
Acta Numerica 2014 Arieh Iserles, (ed.) 2014 cambridge university press 65 Numerical analysis Adhemar Bultheel 13 Aug 14 0
Geometry Revealed. A Jacob's Ladder to Modern Higher Geometry Marcel Berger 2010 springer verlag 51 Geometry Adhemar Bultheel 13 Aug 14 0
And yet it is heard. Musical, Multilingual and Polycultural History of Mathematics (2 vols.) Tito M. Tonietti 2014 Birkhäuser Verlag 01 History and biography Adhemar Bultheel 13 Aug 14 0
Math and the Mona Lisa. The Art and Science of Leonardo da Vinci Bülent Atalay 2014 Smithsonian Books / Random House 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 13 Aug 14 0
A Mathematical Odyssey. Journey from the Real to the Complex Steven Krantz, Harold R. Parks 2014 springer verlag 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 13 Aug 14 0
Knots and Physics Louis H. Kauffman 2013 world scientific publishing Daniel Peralta-Salas 23 Jul 14 1
Discrete or Continuous? The Quest for Fundamental Length in Modern Physics Amit Hagar 2014 cambridge university press 83 Relativity and gravitational theory Adhemar Bultheel 17 Jul 14 0
Separable type representations of matrices and fast algorithms Yuli Eidelman, Israel Gohberg, Iulian Haimovici 2014 birkhäuser, basel 15 Linear and multilinear algebra, matrix theory Adhemar Bultheel 17 Jul 14 0
Count like an Egyptian David Reimer 2014 princeton Raquel Díaz 15 Jul 14 0
Distributions theory Guerrit van Dijk 2013 de gruyter Francisco L. Hernandez 14 Jul 14 1
Time in powers of ten Gerard 't Hooft, Stefan Vandoren 2014 world scientific 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 30 Jun 14 0
Holy Sci-Fi!: Where Science Fiction and Religion Intersect paul j. nahin 2014 springer verlag 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 12 Jun 14 0
Computing: A Historical and Technical Perspective Yoshihide Igarashi, Tom Altman, Mariko Funada, Barbara Kamiyama 2014 Chapman and Hall/CRC Press 01 History and biography Adhemar Bultheel 12 Jun 14 0
Martin Gardner in the Twenty-First Century Michael Henle, Brian Hopkins, (eds.) 2012 Mathematical Association of America / Cambridge University Press 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 28 May 14 0
Count Like an Egyptian: A Hands-on Introduction to Ancient Mathematics David Reimer 2014 princeton university press 01 History and biography Adhemar Bultheel 28 May 14 1
Enlightening Symbols : A short history of mathematical notation and its hidden powers Joseph Mazur 2014 princeton university press 01 History and biography Adhemar Bultheel 14 May 14 0
Everyday Calculus: Discovering the hidden math all around us Oscar E. Fernandez 2014 princeton university press 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 12 May 14 0
Math Bytes: Google Bombs, Chocolate-Covered Pi, and Other Cool Bits in Computing Tim Chartier 2014 princeton university press 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 12 May 14 0
Quantum Mechanics leonard susskind, art friedman 2014 basic books 81 Quantum theory Adhemar Bultheel 6 May 14 0
Spaces of PL manifolds and categories of simple maps friedhelm waldhausen, bjorn jahren and john rognes 2013 priceton university press 55 Algebraic topology Vicente Muñoz 15 Apr 14 0
Einstein Relatively Simple. Our Universe Revealed in Everyday Language ira mark egdall 2014 world scientific 83 Relativity and gravitational theory Adhemar Bultheel 14 Apr 14 0
Probability for Statistics and Machine Learning anirban dasgupta 2011 springer 60 Probability theory and stochastic processes Marco CASTRILLON LOPEZ 9 Apr 14 0
Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction carles l. adler 2014 princeton university press 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 23 Mar 14 0
Our mathematical universe. My quest for the ultimate nature of reality max tegmark 2014 Penguin Books / Allen Lane 83 Relativity and gravitational theory Adhemar Bultheel 11 Mar 14 0
Henri Poincaré. A Biography Through the Daily Papers jean-marc ginoux, christian gerini 2013 world scientific 01 History and biography Adhemar Bultheel 11 Mar 14 0
Love and Math. The heart of hidden reality edward frenkel 2013 basic books 81 Quantum theory Adhemar Bultheel 12 Feb 14 0
Eigenvalues of matrices / Françoise Chatelin, with exercises by Mario Ahués and Françoise Chatelin françoise chatelin. with exercises by mario ahués, françoise chatelin. translated with additional material by walter ledermannf 2012 philadelphia: siam, society for industrial and applied mathematics 15 Linear and multilinear algebra, matrix theory Jose F. Fernando 7 Feb 14 0
The great mathematical problems ian stewart 2013 profile books 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 7 Feb 14 0
Abstract Algebra. An Inquiry Based Approach jonathan k. hodge, steven schlicker and ted sundstrom 2014 boca raton: crc press, taylor & francis group. a chapman & hall book 05 Combinatorics J.M. Gamboa 7 Feb 14 0
Rogerson's Book of Numbers barnaby rogerson 2013 profile books 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 7 Feb 14 0
The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013 Mircea Pitici, (ed.) 2014 princeton university press 00 General Adhemar Bultheel 4 Feb 14 0
Analysis and Algebra on Differentiable Manifolds : a workbook for students and teachers pedro martínez gadea, jaime muñoz masqué, and ihor v. mykytyuk 2013 london: sringer 53 Differential geometry Ignacio Luján 31 Jan 14 0
Complex Analysis In the Spirit of Lipman Bers rubí e. rodríguez, irwin kra and jane p. gilman 2013 springer 30 Functions of a complex variable José M. Ansemil 31 Jan 14 0
Mathematical thinking: how to develop it in the classroom masami isoda, shigeo katagiri 2012 world scientific publishing company 97 Mathematics education Gómez-Chacón, I. Mª 31 Jan 14 0
Mathematics Education in Korea Curricular and Teaching and Learning Practices edited by j. kim, i. han, m. park, j. k. lee. 2013 word scientific, singapore 97 Mathematics education Gómez-Chacón, I. Mª 31 Jan 14 0

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