**Math Alive**

by Ingrid Daubechies, Shannon Hughes

**Publisher**: Princeton University 2008**Number of pages**: 454

**Description**:

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.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(multiple PDF files)

## Similar books

**Engineering Mathematics**

by

**Charles Proteus Steinmetz**-

**McGraw-Hill**

The book brings together and discusses explicitly, with applications, all those branches of mathematics which are of special importance to the electrical engineer. Theoretical knowledge of mathematics must be accompanied by ability to apply it ...

(

**8158**views)

**Introductory Maths for Chemists**

by

**J. E. Parker**-

**Bookboon**

This volume teaches Maths from a 'chemical' perspective and is the first of a three part series of texts taken during a first-year university course. It is the Maths required by a Chemist, or Chemical Engineer, Chemical Physicist, Biochemist,...

(

**14513**views)

**Street-Fighting Mathematics**

by

**Sanjoy Mahajan**-

**The MIT Press**

The book about the art of guessing results and solving problems without doing a proof or an exact calculation. Techniques include extreme-cases reasoning, dimensional analysis, successive approximation, discretization, generalization, etc.

(

**21012**views)

**Techniques of Applied Mathematics**

by

**Andrew Fowler**-

**University of Oxford**

This course develops mathematical techniques which are useful in solving 'real-world' problems involving differential equations. The course embraces the ethos of mathematical modelling, and aims to show in a practical way how equations 'work'.

(

**13907**views)