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| Pushing Limits: From West Point to Berkeley & Beyond
Ted Hill, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, and Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
Recounting the unique odyssey of a noted mathematician who overcame military hurdles at West Point, Army Ranger School, and the Vietnam War, this is the tale of an academic career as noteworthy for its offbeat adventures as for its teaching and research accomplishments.This book is co-published with the Mathematical Association of America.
2017; 294 pages; Hardcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-3584-4; List US$45; AMS members US$36; Order code: MBK/103
| An Illustrated Theory of Numbers
Martin H. Weissman, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
This comprehensive introduction to number theory, with complete proofs, worked examples, and exercises, reflects the most recent scholarship in mathematics and its history and includes historical notes that curate primary sources and secondary scholarship to trace the development of number theory within and outside the Western tradition.
| Lectures on Chevalley Groups
This posthumous edition of Robert Steinberg's Chevalley group lectures includes a new introduction, author corrections, and editorial notes.
University Lecture Series; Volume 66; 2016; 160 pages; Softcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-3105-1; List US$35; AMS members US$28; Order code ULECT/66
| Problems in Abstract Algebra
A. R. Wadsworth, University of California, San Diego, CA
Intended for strong undergraduate and beginning graduate students who want to enrich their learning of mathematics, this book of problems in abstract algebra (groups, rings, linear algebra, fields, etc.) provides more variety and more challenging problems than most algebra textbooks and can be used as a course supplement or for self-study.
Student Mathematical Library, Volume 82; 2017; 277 pages; Softcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-3583-7; List US$52; AMS members US$41.60; Order code STML/82
| It's About Time: Elementary Mathematical Aspects of Relativity
Roger Cooke, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
This book explores a selection of topics from special and general relativity, accompanied by mathematical explanations accessible to those at the intermediate undergraduate level.
2017; 403 pages; Hardcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-3483-0; List US$75; AMS members US$60; Order code MBK/102
| Modern Cryptography and Elliptic Curves: A Beginner's Guide
Thomas R. Shemanske, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
This gradual introduction offers the beginning undergraduate student some of the vista of modern mathematics by presenting the tools needed to gain an understanding of the arithmetic of elliptic curves over finite fields and their applications to modern cryptography.
Student Mathematical Library, Volume 83; 2017; approximately 261 pages; Softcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-3582-0; List US$52; AMS members US$41.60; Order code STML/83
| From Frenet to Cartan: The Method of Moving Frames
Jeanne N. Clelland, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Written in a reader-friendly style, this introduction to the method of moving frames as developed by Cartan includes detailed guidance regarding the use of computer algebra system Maple™ in performing many of the computations involved in the book's exercises.
Graduate Studies in Mathematics, Volume 178; 2017; 414 pages; Hardcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-2952-2; List US$73; AMS members US$58.40; Order code GSM/178
| From Groups to Geometry and Back
Vaughn Climenhaga, University of Houston, TX, and Anatole Katok, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
While exploring the connections between group theory and geometry, this book introduces some of the main ideas of transformation groups, algebraic topology, and geometric group theory.
Student Mathematical Library, Volume 81; 2017; 420 pages; Softcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-3479-3; List US$58; All individuals US$46.40; Order code: STML/81
| Algebra in Action: A Course in Groups, Rings, and Fields
Shahriar Shahriari, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
Aimed at undergraduates who are new to abstract algebra, this text is a readable, student-friendly, and somewhat sophisticated introduction to groups, rings, and fields.
Pure and Applied Undergraduate Texts, Volume 27; 2017; approximately 655 pages; Hardcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-2849-5; List US$115; AMS members US$92; Order code: AMSTEXT/27
| Game Theory, Alive
Anna R. Karlin, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA
By focusing on theoretical highlights and presenting exciting connections between game theory and other fields, this broad overview emphasizes game theory's real-world applications and mathematical foundations.2017; 372 pages; Hardcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-1982-0; List US$75; AMS Members US$60; Order code: MBK/101
| Gallery of the Infinite
Richard Evan Schwartz, Brown University, Providence, RI
Written in a playful yet informative style, this book is a mathematician's unique view of the infinitely many sizes of infinity.
2016; 187 pages; Softcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-2557-9; List US$29; AMS members US$23.20; Order code: MBK/97
| Algebraic Inequalities: New Vistas
Titu Andreescu, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, and Mark Saul, Executive Director, Julia Robinson Math Festivals
Building both intuition and formal knowledge along the way, this book leverages topics in the traditional high school curriculum to make more sophisticated results accessible to the reader.
Titles in this series are co-published with the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI).
MSRI Mathematical Circles Library, Volume 19; 2016; 124 pages; Softcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-3464-9; List US$41; AMS members US$32.80; Order code: MCL/19
|Game Theory: A Playful Introduction
Matt DeVos, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada, and Deborah A. Kent, Drake University, Des Moines, IA
Designed as a textbook for an undergraduate mathematics class, this book offers a dynamic and rich tour of the mathematics of both sides of game theory, combinatorial and classical, and includes generous sets of exercises at various levels.
Student Mathematical Library, Volume 80; 2016; 343 pages; Softcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-2210-3; List US$49; All individuals US$39.20; Order code: STML/80
| The Tools of Mathematical Reasoning
Tamara J. Lakins, Allegheny College, Meadville PA
This accessible textbook gives beginning undergraduate mathematics students a first exposure to introductory logic, proofs, sets, functions, number theory, relations, finite and infinite sets, and the foundations of analysis.
Pure and Applied Undergraduate Texts, Volume 26; 2016; 217 pages; Hardcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-2899-0; List US$69; AMS members US$55.20; Order code AMSTEXT/26
| Some Applications of Geometric Thinking
Bowen Kerins, Education Development Center, Inc., Waltham, MA, Darryl Yong, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, Al Cuoco, Education Development Center, Inc. Waltham, MA, Glenn Stevens, Boston University, MA, and Mary Pilgrim, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
This book helps secondary school math teachers make connections among what might seem surprisingly different areas — permutation groups, number theory, and expansions for rational numbers in various bases — and to use these connections to bring some coherence to several ideas that run throughout school mathematics.
Titles in this series are co-published with the Institute for Advanced Study/Park City Mathematics Institute. Members of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) receive a 20% discount from list price.
IAS/PCMI – The Teacher Program Series, Volume 4; 2016; 221 pages; Softcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-2925-6; List US$29; AMS members US$23.20; Order code: SSTP/4
| Moving Things Around
Bowen Kerins, Education Development Center, Inc., Waltham, MA, Darryl Yong Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA, Al Cuoco Education Development Center, Inc., Waltham, MA, Glenn Stevens Boston University, MA, and Mary Pilgrim Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
This book helps teachers see that geometric ideas can be used throughout the secondary school curriculum, both as a hub that connects ideas from all parts of secondary school and beyond — algebra, number theory, arithmetic, and data analysis — and as a locus for applications of results and methods from these fields.
Titles in this series are co-published with the Institute for Advanced Study/Park City Mathematics Institute. Members of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) receive a 20% discount from list price.IAS/PCMI – The Teacher Program Series, Volume 5; 2016; 134 pages; Softcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-2926-3; List US$29; AMS members US$23.20; Order code: SSTP/5
|A Study in Derived Algebraic Geometry: Volumes I and II
Dennis Gaitsgory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, and Nick Rozenblyum, University of Chicago, IL
This two-volume monograph explores various topics in algebraic geometry in the context of derived algebraic geometry.
Part 1: Mathematical Surveys and Monographs, Volume 221.1; 2017; approximately 557 pages; Hardcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-3569-1; Order code SURV/221.1
Part 2: Mathematical Surveys and Monographs,Volume 221.2; 2017; approximately 463 pages; Hardcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-3570-7; Order code: SURV/221.2Set: Mathematical Surveys and Monographs, Volume 221; 2017; approximately 1016 pages; Hardcover; ISBN: 978-1-4704-3568-4; List US$220; AMS members US$176; Order code: SURV/221