Title: | The Princeton Companion to Mathematics |

Author: | Timothy Gowers, June Barrow-Green, and Imre Leader |

Publisher: | Princeton University Press |

Year: | 2008 |

ISBN: | 0691118809 |

Abstract: | This is a one-of-a-kind reference for anyone with a serious interest in mathematics. Edited by Timothy Gowers, a recipiernt of the Fields Medal, it presents nearly 200 entries, written especially for this book by some of the world's leading mathematicians, that indroduce basic mathematical tools and vocabulary; trace the development of modern mathematics; explain essential terms and concepts; examine core ideas in major areas of mathematics; describe the achievements of scores of famous mathematicians; explore the impact of mathematics on other disciplines such as biology, finance, and music---and much, much more. |

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