A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Mathematics, version 3.0

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About the author:
Joe Fields is a professor of Mathematics at Southern Connecticut State University. He earned his doctorate at the University of Illinois, Chicago under the direction of Vera Pless. Outside of Mathematics, his interests are varied - ranging from playing saxophone to sculpting to electrical experimentation (he has just completed converting an automobile to run on electric power). He lives in New Haven, CT with his wife and son and a dog named Dan.

A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Mathematics, version 3.0
 

Authored by Joe Fields

GIAM (a Gentle Introduction to the Art of Mathematics) is a free, open-source textbook -- the current version is 3.0. GIAM covers several topics in the foundations of mathematics (logic, sets, relations, functions and cardinality) and introduces the reader to many techniques of mathematical proof (direct, indirect, contradiction, contrapositive, mathematical induction, combinatorial proofs and magic).


Publication Date:
Dec 18 2012
ISBN/EAN13:
1480220663 / 9781480220669
Page Count:
466
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Mathematics / General




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