Elementary Number Theory


Author: Kenneth H. Rosen

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134310055

Category: Mathematics

Page: 768

View: 1368

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Elementary Number Theory, Sixth Edition, blends classical theory with modern applications and is notable for its outstanding exercise sets. A full range of exercises, from basic to challenging, helps readers explore key concepts and push their understanding to new heights. Computational exercises and computer projects are also available. Reflecting many years of professors' feedback, this edition offers new examples, exercises, and applications, while incorporating advancements and discoveries in number theory made in the past few years.

Elementary Number Theory with Applications


Author: Thomas Koshy

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780124211711

Category: Mathematics

Page: 716

View: 8192

The advent of modern technology has brought a new dimension to the power of number theory: constant practical use. Once considered the purest of pure mathematics, it is used increasingly now in the rapid development of technology in a number of areas, such as art, coding theory, cryptology, computer science, and other necessities of modern life. Elementary Number Theory with Applications is the fruit of years of dreams and the author's fascination with the subject, encapsulating the beauty, elegance, historical development, and opportunities provided for experimentation and application. This is the only number theory book to show how modular systems can be employed to create beautiful designs, thus linking number theory with both geometry and art. It is also the only number theory book to deal with bar codes, Zip codes, International Standard Book Numbers (ISBN), and European Article Numbers (EAN). Emphasis is on problem-solving strategies (doing experiments, collecting and organizing data, recognizing patterns, and making conjectures). Each section provides a wealth of carefully prepared, well-graded examples and exercises to enhance the readers' understanding and problem-solving skills. This is the only number theory book to: Show how modular systems can be employed to create beautiful designs, thus linking number theory with both geometry and art Deal with bar codes, Zip codes, International Standard Book Numbers (ISBN), and European Article Numbers (EAN) Emphasize problem-solving strategies (doing experiments, collecting and organizing data, recognizing patterns, and making conjectures) Provide a wealth of carefully prepared, well-graded examples and exercises to enhance the readers' understanding and problem-solving skills

Elementary Number Theory


Author: David M. Burton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780071244251

Category: Number theory

Page: 434

View: 6768

Elementary Number Theory, Sixth Edition, is written for the one-semester undergraduate number theory course taken by math majors, secondary education majors, and computer science students. This contemporary text provides a simple account of classical number theory, set against a historical background that shows the subject's evolution from antiquity to recent research. Written in David Burton’s engaging style, Elementary Number Theory reveals the attraction that has drawn leading mathematicians and amateurs alike to number theory over the course of history.

Friendly Introduction to Number Theory, A: Pearson New International Edition


Author: Joseph H. Silverman

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292055413

Category: Mathematics

Page: 472

View: 6735

For one-semester undergraduate courses in Elementary Number Theory. A Friendly Introduction to Number Theory, Fourth Edition is designed to introduce students to the overall themes and methodology of mathematics through the detailed study of one particular facet—number theory. Starting with nothing more than basic high school algebra, students are gradually led to the point of actively performing mathematical research while getting a glimpse of current mathematical frontiers. The writing is appropriate for the undergraduate audience and includes many numerical examples, which are analyzed for patterns and used to make conjectures. Emphasis is on the methods used for proving theorems rather than on specific results.

A Classical Introduction to Modern Number Theory


Author: Kenneth Ireland,Michael Rosen,Michael Ira Rosen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387973296

Category: Mathematics

Page: 389

View: 6286

Bridging the gap between elementary number theory and the systematic study of advanced topics, A Classical Introduction to Modern Number Theory is a well-developed and accessible text that requires only a familiarity with basic abstract algebra. Historical development is stressed throughout, along with wide-ranging coverage of significant results with comparatively elementary proofs, some of them new. An extensive bibliography and many challenging exercises are also included. This second edition has been corrected and contains two new chapters which provide a complete proof of the Mordell-Weil theorem for elliptic curves over the rational numbers, and an overview of recent progress on the arithmetic of elliptic curves.

From Natural Numbers to Quaternions


Author: Jürg Kramer,Anna-Maria von Pippich

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319694294

Category: Mathematics

Page: 277

View: 5450

This textbook offers an invitation to modern algebra through number systems of increasing complexity, beginning with the natural numbers and culminating with Hamilton's quaternions. Along the way, the authors carefully develop the necessary concepts and methods from abstract algebra: monoids, groups, rings, fields, and skew fields. Each chapter ends with an appendix discussing related topics from algebra and number theory, including recent developments reflecting the relevance of the material to current research. The present volume is intended for undergraduate courses in abstract algebra or elementary number theory. The inclusion of exercises with solutions also makes it suitable for self-study and accessible to anyone with an interest in modern algebra and number theory.


Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Annette A’Campo


Author: Michael Artin

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 9783764359386

Category: Mathematics

Page: 705

View: 8368

Important though the general concepts and propositions may be with which the modem and industrious passion for axiomatizing and generalizing has presented us, in algebra perhaps more than anywhere else, nevertheless I am convinced that the special problems in all their complexity constitute the stock and core of mathematics, and that to master their difficulties requires on the whole the harder labor. HERMANN WEYL Die Arbeit an diesem Buch begann vor etwa zwanzig Jahren mit Aufzeichnungen zur Ergänzung meiner Algebravorlesungen. Ich wollte einige konkrete Themen, wie Symmetrie, lineare Gruppen und quadratische Zahlkörper, ausführlicher be­ handeln als dies im vorgesehenen Text der Fall war, und darüberhinaus wollte ich den Schwerpunkt in der Gruppentheorie von den Permutationsgruppen auf Matrixgruppen verlagern. Ein anderes ständig wiederkehrendes Thema, nämlich Gitter, sind spontan aufgetaucht. Ich hoffte, der konkrete Stoff könne das Interesse der Studenten wecken und gleichzeitig die Abstraktionen verständlicher machen, kurz gesagt, sie sollten weiter kommen, indem sie beides gleichzeitig lernten. Das bewährte sich gut. Es dauerte einige Zeit, bis ich entschieden hatte, welche Themen ich behandeln wollte, und allmählich verteilte ich mehr und mehr Aufzeichnungen und ging schließlich dazu über, die ganze Vorlesung mit diesem Skript zu bestrei­ ten. Auf diese Weise ist ein Buch entstanden, das, wie ich meine, etwas anders ist als die existierenden Bücher. Allerdings haben mir die Probleme, die ich damit hatte, die einzelnen Teile des Buches zu einem Ganzen zusammenzufügen, einige Kopfschmerzen bereitet; ich kann also nicht empfehlen, auf diese Art anzufangen, ein Buch zu schreiben.

Elementary Number Theory

Second Edition


Author: Charles Vanden Eynden

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478639156


Page: 278

View: 784

This practical and versatile text evolved from the author’s years of teaching experience and the input of his students. Vanden Eynden strives to alleviate the anxiety that many students experience when approaching any proof-oriented area of mathematics, including number theory. His informal yet straightforward writing style explains the ideas behind the process of proof construction, showing that mathematicians develop theorems and proofs from trial and error and evolutionary improvement, not spontaneous insight. Furthermore, the book includes more computational problems than most other number theory texts to build students’ familiarity and confidence with the theory behind the material. The author has devised the content, organization, and writing style so that information is accessible, students can gain self-confidence with respect to mathematics, and the book can be used in a wide range of courses—from those that emphasize history and type A problems to those that are proof oriented.

Elementary Number Theory


Author: James S. Kraft,Lawrence C. Washington

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498702686

Category: Mathematics

Page: 411

View: 3837

Elementary Number Theory takes an accessible approach to teaching students about the role of number theory in pure mathematics and its important applications to cryptography and other areas. The first chapter of the book explains how to do proofs and includes a brief discussion of lemmas, propositions, theorems, and corollaries. The core of the text covers linear Diophantine equations; unique factorization; congruences; Fermat’s, Euler’s, and Wilson’s theorems; order and primitive roots; and quadratic reciprocity. The authors also discuss numerous cryptographic topics, such as RSA and discrete logarithms, along with recent developments. The book offers many pedagogical features. The "check your understanding" problems scattered throughout the chapters assess whether students have learned essential information. At the end of every chapter, exercises reinforce an understanding of the material. Other exercises introduce new and interesting ideas while computer exercises reflect the kinds of explorations that number theorists often carry out in their research.

A Pythagorean Introduction to Number Theory

Right Triangles, Sums of Squares, and Arithmetic


Author: Ramin Takloo-Bighash

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3030026043

Category: Mathematics

Page: 279

View: 3695

Right triangles are at the heart of this textbook’s vibrant new approach to elementary number theory. Inspired by the familiar Pythagorean theorem, the author invites the reader to ask natural arithmetic questions about right triangles, then proceeds to develop the theory needed to respond. Throughout, students are encouraged to engage with the material by posing questions, working through exercises, using technology, and learning about the broader context in which ideas developed. Progressing from the fundamentals of number theory through to Gauss sums and quadratic reciprocity, the first part of this text presents an innovative first course in elementary number theory. The advanced topics that follow, such as counting lattice points and the four squares theorem, offer a variety of options for extension, or a higher-level course; the breadth and modularity of the later material is ideal for creating a senior capstone course. Numerous exercises are included throughout, many of which are designed for SageMath. By involving students in the active process of inquiry and investigation, this textbook imbues the foundations of number theory with insights into the lively mathematical process that continues to advance the field today. Experience writing proofs is the only formal prerequisite for the book, while a background in basic real analysis will enrich the reader’s appreciation of the final chapters.

Algebraic Number Theory


Author: Edwin Weiss

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486401898

Category: Mathematics

Page: 275

View: 2670

Careful organization and clear, detailed proofs characterize this methodical, self-contained exposition of basic results of classical algebraic number theory from a relatively modem point of view. This volume presents most of the number-theoretic prerequisites for a study of either class field theory (as formulated by Artin and Tate) or the contemporary treatment of analytical questions (as found, for example, in Tate's thesis). Although concerned exclusively with algebraic number fields, this treatment features axiomatic formulations with a considerable range of applications. Modem abstract techniques constitute the primary focus. Topics include introductory materials on elementary valuation theory, extension of valuations, local and ordinary arithmetic fields, and global, quadratic, and cyclotomic fields. Subjects correspond to those usually covered in a one-semester, graduate level course in algebraic number theory, making this book ideal either for classroom use or as a stimulating series of exercises for mathematically minded individuals.

Number Theory

Diophantine, Computational and Algebraic Aspects. Proceedings of the International Conference held in Eger, Hungary, July 29-August 2, 1996


Author: Kalman Gyoery,Attila Pethoe,Vera T. Sos

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110809796

Category: Mathematics

Page: 612

View: 9811

The series is aimed specifically at publishing peer reviewed reviews and contributions presented at workshops and conferences. Each volume is associated with a particular conference, symposium or workshop. These events cover various topics within pure and applied mathematics and provide up-to-date coverage of new developments, methods and applications.

The Whole Truth About Whole Numbers

An Elementary Introduction to Number Theory


Author: Sylvia Forman,Agnes M. Rash

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319110357

Category: Mathematics

Page: 281

View: 7170

The Whole Truth About Whole Numbers is an introduction to the field of Number Theory for students in non-math and non-science majors who have studied at least two years of high school algebra. Rather than giving brief introductions to a wide variety of topics, this book provides an in-depth introduction to the field of Number Theory. The topics covered are many of those included in an introductory Number Theory course for mathematics majors, but the presentation is carefully tailored to meet the needs of elementary education, liberal arts, and other non-mathematical majors. The text covers logic and proofs, as well as major concepts in Number Theory, and contains an abundance of worked examples and exercises to both clearly illustrate concepts and evaluate the students’ mastery of the material.

Foundations of Coding

Compression, Encryption, Error Correction


Author: Jean-Guillaume Dumas,Jean-Louis Roch,Éric Tannier,Sébastien Varrette

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118960521

Category: Computers

Page: 376

View: 2052

Offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentalstructures and applications of a wide range of contemporary codingoperations This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentalstructures and applications of a wide range of contemporary codingoperations. This text focuses on the ways to structure informationso that its transmission will be in the safest, quickest, and mostefficient and error-free manner possible. All coding operations arecovered in a single framework, with initial chapters addressingearly mathematical models and algorithmic developments which led tothe structure of code. After discussing the general foundations ofcode, chapters proceed to cover individual topics such as notionsof compression, cryptography, detection, and correction codes. Bothclassical coding theories and the most cutting-edge models areaddressed, along with helpful exercises of varying complexities toenhance comprehension. Explains how to structure coding information so that itstransmission is safe, error-free, efficient, and fast Includes a pseudo-code that readers may implement in theirpreferential programming language Features descriptive diagrams and illustrations, and almost 150exercises, with corrections, of varying complexity to enhancecomprehension Foundations of Coding: Compression, Encryption,Error-Correction is an invaluable resource for understandingthe various ways information is structured for its secure andreliable transmission in the 21st-century world.

Algorithmen - Eine Einführung


Author: Thomas H. Cormen,Charles E. Leiserson,Ronald Rivest,Clifford Stein

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110522012

Category: Computers

Page: 1339

View: 1349

Der "Cormen" bietet eine umfassende und vielseitige Einführung in das moderne Studium von Algorithmen. Es stellt viele Algorithmen Schritt für Schritt vor, behandelt sie detailliert und macht deren Entwurf und deren Analyse allen Leserschichten zugänglich. Sorgfältige Erklärungen zur notwendigen Mathematik helfen, die Analyse der Algorithmen zu verstehen. Den Autoren ist es dabei geglückt, Erklärungen elementar zu halten, ohne auf Tiefe oder mathematische Exaktheit zu verzichten. Jedes der weitgehend eigenständig gestalteten Kapitel stellt einen Algorithmus, eine Entwurfstechnik, ein Anwendungsgebiet oder ein verwandtes Thema vor. Algorithmen werden beschrieben und in Pseudocode entworfen, der für jeden lesbar sein sollte, der schon selbst ein wenig programmiert hat. Zahlreiche Abbildungen verdeutlichen, wie die Algorithmen arbeiten. Ebenfalls angesprochen werden Belange der Implementierung und andere technische Fragen, wobei, da Effizienz als Entwurfskriterium betont wird, die Ausführungen eine sorgfältige Analyse der Laufzeiten der Programme mit ein schließen. Über 1000 Übungen und Problemstellungen und ein umfangreiches Quellen- und Literaturverzeichnis komplettieren das Lehrbuch, dass durch das ganze Studium, aber auch noch danach als mathematisches Nachschlagewerk oder als technisches Handbuch nützlich ist. Für die dritte Auflage wurde das gesamte Buch aktualisiert. Die Änderungen sind vielfältig und umfassen insbesondere neue Kapitel, überarbeiteten Pseudocode, didaktische Verbesserungen und einen lebhafteren Schreibstil. So wurden etwa - neue Kapitel zu van-Emde-Boas-Bäume und mehrfädigen (engl.: multithreaded) Algorithmen aufgenommen, - das Kapitel zu Rekursionsgleichungen überarbeitet, sodass es nunmehr die Teile-und-Beherrsche-Methode besser abdeckt, - die Betrachtungen zu dynamischer Programmierung und Greedy-Algorithmen überarbeitet; Memoisation und der Begriff des Teilproblem-Graphen als eine Möglichkeit, die Laufzeit eines auf dynamischer Programmierung beruhender Algorithmus zu verstehen, werden eingeführt. - 100 neue Übungsaufgaben und 28 neue Problemstellungen ergänzt. Umfangreiches Dozentenmaterial (auf englisch) ist über die Website des US-Verlags verfügbar.

Number Theory in Mathematics Education

Perspectives and Prospects


Author: Stephen R. Campbell

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 080585407X

Category: Education

Page: 294

View: 730

This book offers multiple interconnected perspectives on the largely untapped potential of elementary number theory for mathematics education: its formal and cognitive nature, its relation to arithmetic and algebra, its accessibility, its utility and intrinsic merits, to name just a few. Its purpose is to promote explication and critical dialogue about these issues within the international mathematics education community. The studies comprise a variety of pedagogical and research orientations by an international group of researchers that, collectively, make a compelling case for the relevance and importance of number theory in mathematics education in both pre K-16 settings and mathematics teacher education. Topics variously engaged include: *understanding particular concepts related to numerical structure and number theory; *elaborating on the historical and psychological relevance of number theory in concept development; *attaining a smooth transition and extension from pattern recognition to formative principles; *appreciating the aesthetics of number structure; *exploring its suitability in terms of making connections leading to aha! insights and reaching toward the learner's affective domain; *reexamining previously constructed knowledge from a novel angle; *investigating connections between technique and theory; *utilizing computers and calculators as pedagogical tools; and *generally illuminating the role number theory concepts could play in developing mathematical knowledge and reasoning in students and teachers. Overall, the chapters of this book highlight number theory-related topics as a stepping-stone from arithmetic toward generalization and algebraic formalism, and as a means for providing intuitively grounded meanings of numbers, variables, functions, and proofs. Number Theory in Mathematics Education: Perspectives and Prospects is of interest to researchers, teacher educators, and students in the field of mathematics education, and is well suited as a text for upper-level mathematics education courses.

Learning and Teaching Number Theory

Research in Cognition and Instruction


Author: Stephen R. Campbell,Rina Zazkis

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781567506525

Category: Education

Page: 245

View: 7670

Essential to developing deeper understandings of mathematics, number theory has received scant attention in mathematics education research. This volume redresses this matter and serves as a launch point for further research in this important area.