Topics in Finite and Discrete Mathematics (Paperback)Sheldon M. Ross (author)
Paperback 278 Pages / Published: 31/07/2000
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Written for a broad audience of students in mathematics, computer science, operations research, statistics, and engineering, this textbook presents a short, lively survey of several fascinating non-calculus topics in modern applied mathematics. Coverage includes probability, mathematical finance, graphs, linear programming, statistics, computer science algorithms, and groups. A key feature is the abundance of interesting examples not normally found in standard finite mathematics courses, such as options pricing and arbitrage, tournaments, and counting formulas. The author assumes a level of mathematical sophistication at the beginning calculus level, that is, students should have had at least a course in pre-calculus, and the added sophistication attained from studying calculus would be useful.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 278
Weight: 380 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
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