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Understanding Analysis

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Description for Understanding Analysis Paperback. Series: Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics. Num Pages: 312 pages, 36 colour illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: PBK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155. Weight in Grams: 582.
This lively introductory text exposes the student to the rewards of a rigorous study of functions of a real variable. In each chapter, informal discussions of questions that give analysis its inherent fascination are followed by precise, but not overly formal, developments of the techniques needed to make sense of  them. By focusing on the unifying themes of approximation and the resolution of paradoxes that arise in the transition from the finite to the infinite, the text turns what could be a daunting cascade of definitions and theorems into a coherent and engaging progression of ideas. Acutely aware of the ... Read more

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Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
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Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics
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About Stephen Abbott
Stephen D. Abbott is Professor of Mathematics at Middlebury College. He is a two-time winner of Middlebury’s Perkins Award for Excellence in Teaching (1998, 2010). His published work includes articles in the areas of operator theory and functional analysis, the algorithmic foundations of robotics, and the intersection of science, mathematics and the humanities.          

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“The choice of topics is a happy combination of the essential and the interesting, all truly leading to an understanding of what analysis is and what questions it addresses, aided by the author’s extraordinarily lucid exposition. … Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates.” (D. Robbins, Choice, Vol. 53 (2), October, 2015) “This is the second edition of a text ... Read more

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