|Recreations in the Theory of Numbers |
by Albert H. Beiler
Number theory proves to be a virtually inexhaustible source of intriguing puzzle problems. Includes divisors, perfect numbers, the congruences of Gauss, scales of notation, the Pell equation, more. Solutions to all problems.
|Mathematical Recreations and Essays |
by W. W. Rouse Ball, H. S. M. Coxeter
This classic work offers scores of stimulating, mind-expanding games and puzzles: arithmetical and geometrical problems, chessboard recreations, magic squares, map-coloring problems, cryptography and cryptanalysis, much more. Includes 150 black-and-white line illustrations.
|Riemann's Zeta Function |
by H. M. Edwards
Superb study of the landmark 1859 publication entitled "On the Number of Primes Less Than a Given Magnitude" traces the developments in mathematical theory that it inspired. Topics include Riemann's main formula, the Riemann-Siegel formula, more.
|Elementary Number Theory: An Algebraic Approach |
by Ethan D. Bolker
This text uses the concepts usually taught in the first semester of a modern abstract algebra course to illuminate classical number theory: theorems on primitive roots, quadratic Diophantine equations, and more.
|Number Theory |
by George E. Andrews
Undergraduate text uses combinatorial approach to accommodate both math majors and liberal arts students. Covers the basics of number theory, offers an outstanding introduction to partitions, plus chapters on multiplicativity-divisibility, quadratic congruences, additivity, and more
|Number Theory and Its History |
by Oystein Ore
A prominent mathematician presents the principal ideas and methods of number theory within a historical and cultural framework. Fascinating, accessible coverage of prime numbers, Aliquot parts, linear indeterminate problems, congruences, Euler's theorem, and more.
|Advanced Number Theory |
by Harvey Cohn
Eminent mathematician/teacher approaches algebraic number theory from historical standpoint. Demonstrates how concepts, definitions, and theories have evolved during last two centuries. Features over 200 problems and specific theorems. Includes numerous graphs and tables.
|An Adventurer's Guide to Number Theory |
by Richard Friedberg
This witty introduction to number theory deals with the properties of numbers and numbers as abstract concepts. Topics include primes, divisibility, quadratic forms, and related theorems.
|Algebraic Number Theory |
by Edwin Weiss
Ideal either for classroom use or as exercises for mathematically minded individuals, this text introduces elementary valuation theory, extension of valuations, local and ordinary arithmetic fields, and global, quadratic, and cyclotomic fields.
|A Course in Algebraic Number Theory |
by Robert B. Ash
Graduate-level course covers the general theory of factorization of ideals in Dedekind domains, the use of Kummer's theorem, proofs of the Dirichlet unit theorem, and Minkowski bounds on element and ideal norms. 2003 edition.
|Elementary Number Theory: Second Edition |
by Underwood Dudley
Written in a lively, engaging style by the author of popular mathematics books, this volume features nearly 1,000 imaginative exercises and problems. Some solutions included. 1978 edition.
|Excursions in Number Theory |
by C. Stanley Ogilvy, John T. Anderson
Challenging, accessible mathematical adventures involving prime numbers, number patterns, irrationals and iterations, calculating prodigies, and more. "Splendidly written, well selected and presented collection." — Martin Gardner.
|Fundamentals of Number Theory |
by William J. LeVeque
Basic treatment, incorporating language of abstract algebra and a history of the discipline. Unique factorization and the GCD, quadratic residues, sums of squares, much more. Numerous problems. Bibliography. 1977 edition.
|Topics in Number Theory, Volumes I and II |
by William J. LeVeque
Classic 2-part work now available in a single volume. Contents range from chapters on binary quadratic forms to the Thue-Siegel-Roth Theorem and the Prime Number Theorem. Includes problems and solutions. 1956 edition.
|Essays on the Theory of Numbers |
by Richard Dedekind
Two classic essays by great German mathematician: one provides an arithmetic, rigorous foundation for the irrational numbers, the other is an attempt to give the logical basis for transfinite numbers and properties of the natural numbers.
|History of the Theory of Numbers |
by Leonard Eugene Dickson
Save 10% when you buy all 3 volumes of this set. Includes "Volume I: Divisibility and Primality," "Volume II: Diophantine Analysis," and "Volume III: Quadratic and Higher Forms."
|A Mathematical History of the Golden Number |
by Roger Herz-Fischler
This comprehensive study traces the historic development of division in extreme and mean ratio ("the golden number") from its first appearance in Euclid's Elements through the 18th century. Features numerous illustrations.
|The Theory of Algebraic Numbers |
by Harry Pollard, Harold G. Diamond
Excellent intro to basics of algebraic number theory. Gausian primes; polynomials over a field; algebraic number fields; algebraic integers and integral bases; uses of arithmetic in algebraic number fields; more. 1975 edition.