Math is Exciting. We are living in the greatest age of mathematics ever
seen. In the 1930s, there were some people who feared that the rising
abstractions of the early twentieth century would either lead to mathematicians
working on sterile, silly intellectual exercises or to mathematics
splitting into sharply distinct subdisciplines, similar to the way natural
philosophy split into physics, chemistry, biology and geology. But the very
opposite has happened. Since World War II, it has become increasingly
clear that mathematics is one unified discipline. What were separate areas
now feed off of each other. Learning and creating mathematics is indeed a
worthwhile way to spend one's life..
Few beginning graduate students in mathematics and other quantitative subjects possess the daunting breadth of mathematical knowledge expected of them when they begin their studies. This book will offer students a broad outline of essential mathematics and will help to fill in the gaps in their knowledge. The author explains the basic points and a few key results of all the most important undergraduate topics in mathematics, emphasizing the intuitions behind the subject. The topics include linear algebra, vector calculus, differential and analytical geometry, real analysis, point-set topology, probability, complex analysis, set theory, algorithms, and more. An annotated bibliography offers a guide to further reading and to more rigorous foundations.
Cognitive Therapy in Groups: Guidelines and Resources for Practice
The second edition of Cognitive Therapy in Groups by Michael Free has been completely rewritten as a 25-session, structured programme of cognitive therapy in five modules. It is designed in an easy-to-present psycho-educational format that is intended for groups, but can also be used with individuals. It is sufficiently flexible for...
Solving Everyday Problems with the Scientific Method: Thinking Like a Scientist
This book describes how one can use The Scientific Method to solve everyday problems including medical ailments, health issues, money management, traveling, shopping, cooking, household chores, etc. It illustrates how to exploit the information collected from our five senses, how to solve problems when no information is available for the...
Learning Groovy 3: Java-Based Dynamic Scripting
Start building powerful apps that take advantage of the dynamic scripting capabilities of the Groovy language, including what's new in Groovy version 3.0. This book covers Groovy fundamentals, such as installing Groovy, using Groovy tools, and working with the Groovy Development Kit (GDK). You'll also learn more advanced...
Windows Forensic Analysis DVD Toolkit, Second Edition
"If your job requires investigating compromised Windows hosts, you must read Windows Forensic Analysis."
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"The Registry Analysis chapter alone is worth the price of the book."
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Troubleshooting Campus Networks: Practical Analysis of Cisco and LAN Protocols Essential information on the successful troubleshooting of complex campus networks
Just as a used car can seem to be in good condition to an inexperienced consumer, a network can also feign an appearance that all is running smoothly to the unskilled user. Upon closer examination, though, a true expert can discern when a network is...
Learn BlackBerry Games Development
BlackBerry smart phones aren’t just for business. In fact, throw away that boring spreadsheet, tear up that yearly budget report—the BlackBerry is a lean, mean game-playing machine. Carol Hamer and Andrew Davison, expert software game developers, show you how to leverage the BlackBerry Java™ Development Environment (based on...