• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
The books you love, the emails you want
Time is running out, opt in before 25 May or you'll stop hearing from us
Yes Please
Nets, Puzzles, and Postmen: An Exploration of Mathematical Connections (Paperback)
  • Nets, Puzzles, and Postmen: An Exploration of Mathematical Connections (Paperback)
zoom

Nets, Puzzles, and Postmen: An Exploration of Mathematical Connections (Paperback)

(author)
£8.99
Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 29/01/2009
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
What do road and railway systems, electrical circuits, mingling at parties, mazes, family trees, and the internet all have in common? All are networks - either people or places or things that relate and connect to one another. Only relatively recently have mathematicians begun to explore such networks and connections, and their importance has taken everyone by surprise. The mathematics of networks form the basis of many fascinating puzzles and problems, from tic-tac-toe and circular sudoku to the 'Chinese Postman Problem' (can he deliver all his letters without traversing the same street twice?). Peter Higgins shows how such puzzles as well as many real-world phenomena are underpinned by the same deep mathematical structure. Understanding mathematical networks can give us remarkable new insights into them all.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199218431
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 191 g
Dimensions: 196 x 129 x 14 mm

You may also be interested in...

Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension
Added to basket
Zero
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Chaos: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Why Do Buses Come in Threes?
Added to basket
50 Maths Ideas You Really Need to Know
Added to basket
The Mathematics of Love
Added to basket
Cool Maths
Added to basket
£9.99
Hardback
Alex's Adventures in Numberland
Added to basket
£10.99   £7.99
Paperback
God Created the Integers
Added to basket
Alex Through the Looking Glass
Added to basket
Taming the Infinite
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Turing's Cathedral
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Chaos
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Signal and the Noise
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
The Music of the Primes
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.