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Title An invitation to mathematics : from competitions to research / Dierk Schleicher, Malte Lackmann, editors
Published Berlin ; Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 220 pages)
Contents Preface: What is Mathematics? -- Welcome -- Structure and Randomness in the Prime Numbers -- How to Solve a Diophantine Equation -- From Sex to Quadratic Forms -- Small Divisors: Number Theory in Dynamical Systems -- How do IMO Problems Compare with Research Problems? -- How do Research Problems Compare with IMO Problems? -- Graph Theory Over 45 Years -- Communication Complexity -- Ten Digit Problems -- The Ever-Elusive Blowup in the Mathematical Description of Fluids -- About the Hardy Inequality -- The Lion and the Christian, and Other Pursuit and Evasion Games -- Three Mathematics Competitions -- Complex Dynamics, the Mandelbrot Set, and Newtońs Method
Summary "This Invitation to mathematics consists of 14 contributions, many by the world's leading mathematicians, which introduce the readers to exciting aspects of current mathematical research. They are written for interested students who know high school mathematics and perhaps competition mathematics and who want to find out what research mathematics is about -- as well as for teachers, advanced students and professional mathematicians who would like to learn about exciting aspects of mathematics outside of their own work or specialization."--Back cover
Analysis wiskunde
Mathematics (General)
Wiskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Mathematics.
Form Electronic book
Author Schleicher, Dierk, 1965-
Lackmann, Malte
ISBN 9783642195334