May 31, 2017

Mathematics and art are generally viewed as very different disciplines – one devoted to abstract thought, the other... Read more

Introduction

It has been said that “math is the language of science,” a common basis for understanding the world around us, no matter where in the world we are. From the most rudimentary measurements to the most sophisticated computational modeling, mathematics and statistical analysis are fundamental not only to pure scientific investigation, but to business, financial markets, health care, and more. In addition to providing core textbooks in algebra, calculus, analysis, probability, and statistics (including software such as R and BUGS), we publish valuable applied math reference content for professionals and researchers in all areas of physical and life science, finance, economics, engineering, and computing.

July 28, 2017

On July 14, Maryam Mirzakhani, Stanford professor of mathematics and the only female winner of the prestigious Fields... Read more

June 29, 2017

In 1939, the fictional professor J. Abner Pediwell published a curious book called “The Saber-Tooth Curriculum.” Through a... Read more

May 31, 2017

Mathematics and art are generally viewed as very different disciplines – one devoted to abstract thought, the other... Read more

April 13, 2017

Once upon a time, mathematicians imagined their job was to discover new mathematics and then let others explain... Read more

February 27, 2017

In 2013, a meeting of academics specialising in teaching first year undergraduate mathematics (known as the FYiMaths network)... Read more

February 13, 2017

In 2014, I read in Mathematics Today about a competition that was taking place called the Mathematical Competitive... Read more

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