Mathematics - Applied

A Computational Introduction to Number Theory and Algebra

Victor Shoup, New York University

This introductory book emphasizes algorithms and applications, such as cryptography and error correcting codes, and is accessible to a broad audience. The presentation alternates between theory and applications in order to motivate and illustrate the mathematics. The mathematical coverage includes the basics of number theory, abstract algebra and discrete probability theory.

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(3 reviews)

A Primer of Real Analysis

Dan Sloughter, Furman University

This is a short introduction to the fundamentals of real analysis.

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Applied Combinatorics

Mitchel T. Keller, Washington and Lee University
William T. Trotter, Georgia Institute of Technology

Applied Combinatorics is an open-source textbook for a course covering the fundamental enumeration techniques (permutations, combinations, subsets, pigeon hole principle), recursion and mathematical induction, more advanced enumeration techniques (inclusion-exclusion, generating functions, recurrence relations, Polyá theory), discrete structures (graphs, digraphs, posets, interval orders), and discrete optimization (minimum weight spanning trees, shortest paths, network flows). There are also chapters introducing discrete probability, Ramsey theory, combinatorial applications of network flows, and a few other nuggets of discrete mathematics.

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Applied Discrete Structures

Alan Doerr, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Kenneth Levasseur, University of Massachusetts Lowell

The text is divided into lecture-length sections, facilitating the organization of an instructor's presentation.Topics are presented in such a way that students' understanding can be monitored through thought-provoking exercises. The exercises require an understanding of the topics and how they are interrelated, not just a familiarity with the key words.

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(2 reviews)

Applied Finite Mathematics

Applied Finite Mathematics covers topics including linear equations, matrices, linear programming, the mathematics of finance, sets and counting, probability, Markov chains, and game theory.

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Applied Probability

Paul Pfeiffer, Rice University

In addition to an introduction to the essential features of basic probability in terms of a precise mathematical model, the work describes and employs user defined MATLAB procedures and functions (which we refer to as m-programs, or simply programs) to solve many important problems in basic probability. This should make the work useful as a stand alone exposition as well as a supplement to any of several current textbooks. Some key contributors are acknowledged.

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Basic Analysis: Introduction to Real Analysis

Jirí Lebl, Oklahoma State University

This free online textbook (e-book in webspeak) is a one semester course in basic analysis.

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(2 reviews)

Collaborative Statistics

Barbara Illowsky, De Anza College
Susan Dean, De Anza College

Collaborative Statistics was developed over several years and has been used in regular and honors-level classroom settings and in distance learning classes. This textbook is intended for introductory statistics courses being taken by students at two– and four–year colleges who are majoring in fields other than math or engineering. Intermediate algebra is the only prerequisite. The book focuses on applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it.

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(9 reviews)

Combinatorics Through Guided Discovery

Kenneth P. Bogart, Dartmouth College

This book is an introduction to combinatorial mathematics, also known as combinatorics. The book focuses especially but not exclusively on the part of combinatorics that mathematicians refer to as “counting.” The book consists almost entirely of problems.

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(1 review)

Introduction to Mathematical Analysis I - Second Edition

Beatriz Lafferriere, Portland State University
Gerardo Lafferriere, Portland State University
Mau Nam Nguyen, Portland State University

Our goal with this textbook is to provide students with a strong foundation in mathematical analysis. Such a foundation is crucial for future study of deeper topics of analysis. Students should be familiar with most of the concepts presented here after completing the calculus sequence. However, these concepts will be reinforced through rigorous proofs.

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Introduction to Probability

Charles M. Grinstead, Swarthmore College
J. Laurie Snell, Dartmouth College

This text is designed for an introductory probability course taken by sophomores, juniors, and seniors in mathematics, the physical and social sciences, engineering, and computer science. It presents a thorough treatment of probability ideas and techniques necessary for a firm understanding of the subject. The text can be used in a variety of course lengths, levels, and areas of emphasis.

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(4 reviews)

Introduction to Real Analysis

William F. Trench, Trinity University

This is a text for a two-term course in introductory real analysis for junior or senior mathematics majors and science students with a serious interest in mathematics. Prospective educators or mathematically gifted high school students can also benefit from the mathematical maturity that can be gained from an introductory real analysis course.

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Introduction to Statistics

David Lane, Rice University

Introduction to Statistics is a resource for learning and teaching introductory statistics.

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(1 review)

Introductory Business Statistics

Thomas K. Tiemann, Elon University

The book "Introductory Business Statistics" by Thomas K. Tiemann explores the basic ideas behind statistics, such as populations, samples, the difference between data and information, and most importantly sampling distributions. 

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Introductory Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets – 1st Canadian Edition

Mohammad Mahbobi, Thompson Rivers University
Thomas K. Tiemann, Elon University

Introductory Business Statistics with Interactive Spreadsheets - 1st Canadian Edition is an adaptation of Thomas K. Tiemann's book, Introductory Business Statistics. This new edition also allows readers to learn the basic and most commonly applied statistical techniques in business in an interactive way -- when using the web version -- through interactive Excel spreadsheets. All information has been revised to reflect Canadian content.

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Introductory Statistics

Douglas S. Shafer, University of North Carolina
Zhiyi Zhang, University of North Carolina

Shafer and Zhang wrote Introductory Statistics by using their vast teaching experience to present a complete look at introductory statistics topics while keeping in mind a realistic expectation with respect to course duration and students’ maturity level.

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(7 reviews)

Introductory Statistics

Multiple Authors, Openstax College

Introductory Statistics follows the scope and sequence of a one-semester, introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering.

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(11 reviews)

OpenIntro Statistics

Christopher D. Barr, Harvard School of Public Health
David M. Diez, Harvard School of Public Health
Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel, Duke University

OpenIntro Statistics 3rd Edition strives to be a complete introductory textbook of the highest caliber. Its core derives from the classic notions of statistics education and is extended by recent innovations. The textbook meets high quality standards and has been used at Princeton, Vanderbilt, UMass Amherst, and many other schools. We look forward to expanding the reach of the project and working with teachers from all colleges and schools.

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(10 reviews)

Statistical Inference For Everyone

Brian Blais, Bryant University

This is a new approach to an introductory statistical inference textbook, motivated by probability theory as logic.

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