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Math Alive by Ingrid Daubechies, Shannon Hughes

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Math Alive
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Publisher: Princeton University
Number of pages: 454

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This course is designed for those who haven't had college mathematics but would like to understand some of the mathematical concepts behind important modern applications. Topics: Cryptography; Error correction and compression; Probability and Statistics; Birth, Growth, Death and Chaos; Graph Theory; Voting and Social Choice.

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