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David H. Bailey - Pi: The Next Generation: A Sourcebook on the Recent History of Pi and Its Computation - 9783319323756 - V9783319323756
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Pi: The Next Generation: A Sourcebook on the Recent History of Pi and Its Computation

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Description for Pi: The Next Generation: A Sourcebook on the Recent History of Pi and Its Computation Hardback. .
This book contains a compendium of 25 papers published since the 1970s dealing with pi and associated topics of mathematics and computer science. The collection begins with a Foreword by Bruce Berndt. Each contribution is preceded by a brief summary of its content as well as a short key word list indicating how the content relates to others in the collection. The volume includes articles on actual computations of pi, articles on mathematical questions related to pi (e.g., Is pi normal? ), articles presenting new and often amazing techniques for computing digits of pi (e.g., the BBP ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
507
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
ISBN
9783319323756
SKU
V9783319323756
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About David H. Bailey
David H. Bailey currently has two affiliations for his professional research work. Dr. Bailey is Senior Scientist, Computational Research Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory from which he officially retired in June 2013 but continues as an active researcher. Since February 2013, Bailey is also a Research Fellow, Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis. Jonathan M. Borwein is ... Read more

Reviews for Pi: The Next Generation: A Sourcebook on the Recent History of Pi and Its Computation
Pi: The Next Generation is compiled as a sourcebook on the recent history of from 1975 on, and on computational issues. ... Reading the papers in this book I found many aspects on the mathematics and history of which I did not know before and I enjoyed reading it very much. As the older book on ... Read more

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