My Numbers, My Friends: Popular Lectures on Number Theory
ISBN/ASIN: 0387989110,9780387989112 | 2000 | English | pdf | 376/384 pages | 3.28 Mb
Publisher: Springer | Author: Paulo Ribenboim | Edition: 2000
This selection of expository essays by Paulo Ribenboim should be of interest to mathematicians from all walks. Ribenboim, a highly praised author of several popular titles, writes each essay in a light and humorous language without secrets, making them thoroughly accessible to everyone with an interest in numbers. This new collection includes essays on Fibonacci numbers, prime numbers, Bernoulli numbers, and historical presentations of the main problems pertaining to elementary number theory, such as Kummers work on Fermat's last theorem.