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The Resource The computer as crucible : an introduction to experimental mathematics, Jonathan Borwein, Keith Devlin ; with illustrations by Karl H. Hofmann

The computer as crucible : an introduction to experimental mathematics, Jonathan Borwein, Keith Devlin ; with illustrations by Karl H. Hofmann

Label
The computer as crucible : an introduction to experimental mathematics
Title
The computer as crucible
Title remainder
an introduction to experimental mathematics
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Borwein, Keith Devlin ; with illustrations by Karl H. Hofmann
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Borwein, Jonathan M
Dewey number
510
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA8.7
LC item number
.B67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Devlin, Keith J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Experimental mathematics
Label
The computer as crucible : an introduction to experimental mathematics, Jonathan Borwein, Keith Devlin ; with illustrations by Karl H. Hofmann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-154) and index
Contents
What is experimental mathematics? -- What is the quadrillionth decimal place of [pi]? -- What is that number? -- The most important function in mathematics -- Evaluate the following integral -- Serendipity -- Calculating [pi] -- The computer knows more math than you do -- Take it to the limit -- Danger! Always exercise caution when using the computer -- Stuff we left out (until now)
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 158 p.
Isbn
9781568813431
Lccn
2008022180
Other physical details
ill.
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  • ocn229342357
  • (OCoLC)229342357
Label
The computer as crucible : an introduction to experimental mathematics, Jonathan Borwein, Keith Devlin ; with illustrations by Karl H. Hofmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-154) and index
Contents
What is experimental mathematics? -- What is the quadrillionth decimal place of [pi]? -- What is that number? -- The most important function in mathematics -- Evaluate the following integral -- Serendipity -- Calculating [pi] -- The computer knows more math than you do -- Take it to the limit -- Danger! Always exercise caution when using the computer -- Stuff we left out (until now)
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 158 p.
Isbn
9781568813431
Lccn
2008022180
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn229342357
  • (OCoLC)229342357

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