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  1. The Symmetries of Things

    By John H. Conway, Heidi Burgiel, Chaim Goodman-Strauss

    Start with a single shape. Repeat it in some way—translation, reflection over a line, rotation around a point—and you have created symmetry. Symmetry is a fundamental phenomenon in art, science, and nature that has been captured, described, and analyzed using mathematical concepts for a long time....

    Published April 17th 2008 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  2. Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, Volume 4

    2nd Edition

    By Elwyn R. Berlekamp, John H. Conway, Richard K. Guy

    In the quarter of a century since three mathematicians and game theorists collaborated to create Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, the book has become the definitive work on the subject of mathematical games. Now carefully revised and broken down into four volumes to accommodate new...

    Published March 29th 2004 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  3. Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, Volume 3

    2nd Edition

    By Elwyn R. Berlekamp, John H. Conway, Richard K. Guy

    In the quarter of a century since three mathematicians and game theorists collaborated to create Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, the book has become the definitive work on the subject of mathematical games. Now carefully revised and broken down into four volumes to accommodate new...

    Published September 9th 2003 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  4. On Quaternions and Octonions

    By John H. Conway, Derek A. Smith

    This book investigates the geometry of quaternion and octonion algebras. Following a comprehensive historical introduction, the book illuminates the special properties of 3- and 4-dimensional Euclidean spaces using quaternions, leading to enumerations of the corresponding finite groups of...

    Published January 22nd 2003 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  5. Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, Volume 2

    2nd Edition

    By Elwyn R. Berlekamp, John H. Conway, Richard K. Guy

    In the quarter of a century since three mathematicians and game theorists collaborated to create Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, the book has become the definitive work on the subject of mathematical games. Now carefully revised and broken down into four volumes to accommodate new...

    Published January 2nd 2003 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  6. Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays

    Volume 1, 2nd Edition

    By Elwyn R. Berlekamp, John H. Conway, Richard K. Guy

    This classic on games and how to play them intelligently is being re-issued in a new, four volume edition. This book has laid the foundation to a mathematical approach to playing games. The wise authors wield witty words, which wangle wonderfully winning ways. In Volume 1, the authors do the Spade...

    Published January 15th 2001 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  7. On Numbers and Games

    By John H. Conway

    ONAG, as the book is commonly known, is one of those rare publications that sprang to life in a moment of creative energy and has remained influential for over a quarter of a century. Originally written to define the relation between the theories of transfinite numbers and mathematical games, the...

    Published December 10th 2000 by A K Peters/CRC Press

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