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Math Talks for Undergraduates

  • Serge┬áLang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Serge Lang
    Pages 1-17
  3. Serge Lang
    Pages 18-31
  4. Serge Lang
    Pages 49-78
  5. Serge Lang
    Pages 79-100
  6. Serge Lang
    Pages 101-121

About this book

Introduction

For many years Serge Lang has given talks to undergraduates on selected items in mathematics which could be extracted at a level understandable by students who have had calculus. Written in a conversational tone, Lang now presents a collection of those talks as a book. The talks could be given by faculty, but even better, they may be given by students in seminars run by the students themselves. Undergraduates, and even some high school students, will enjoy the talks which cover prime numbers, the abc conjecture, approximation theorems of analysis, Bruhat-Tits spaces, harmonic and symmetric polynomials, and more in a lively and informal style.

Keywords

Fourier series calculus integration prime number theta function zeta function

Authors and affiliations

  • Serge┬áLang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-1476-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-7157-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-1476-2
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