By Wolfgang Konig

The ubiquity and value of arithmetic in our complicated society is usually no longer doubtful. although, even a scientifically layperson will be not easy pressed to indicate elements of our society the place modern mathematical learn is vital. the way in which arithmetic comes into play in finance, engineering, climate and is extensively unknown via the general public. And who thinks of software fields reminiscent of biology, encryption, structure, or vote casting structures? This quantity contains a few luck tales of arithmetic in our society vital components being formed through state of the art mathematical learn. The authors are eminent mathematicians with a powerful expertise for public presentation, addressing scientifically laypersons in addition to execs in arithmetic and its program disciplines.

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