An Invitation To Modern Number Theory -

number theory from wolfram mathworld - number theory is a vast and fascinating field of mathematics sometimes called higher arithmetic consisting of the study of the properties of whole numbers primes and prime factorization are especially important in number theory as are a number of functions such as the divisor function riemann zeta function and totient function, number theory and its history dover books on mathematics - this book written by a prominent mathematician and sterling professor of mathematics at yale differs from most other books on number theory in two important ways first it presents the principal ideas and methods of number theory within a historical and cultural framework making the subject more, an adventurer s guide to number theory dover books on - in this delightful guide a noted mathematician and teacher offers a witty historically oriented introduction to number theory dealing with properties of numbers and with numbers as abstract concepts, various number theorists homepages departmental listings - various number theorists home pages departmental listings complete listing a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v, leonhard euler swiss mathematician britannica com - leonhard euler leonhard euler swiss mathematician and physicist one of the founders of pure mathematics he not only made decisive and formative contributions to the subjects of geometry calculus mechanics and number theory but also developed methods for solving problems in observational astronomy and, the tower of babel affair lambert dolphin s library - the tower of babel and the confusion of languages by lambert dolphin the building of the tower of babel and the confusion of tongues languages in ancient babylon is mentioned rather briefly in genesis chapters 10 and 11