Mathematics Research Guide

There are a number of important handbooks and manuals dealing with specific areas or functions in mathematics. Handbooks are excellent sources to use for an overview of a topic, to begin a literature search, and to find discussions about schools of thought, theoretical approaches, and landmark research studies. They provide a more in-depth and comprehensive treatment than encyclopedias or dictionaries on a specific topic in the field.

A collection of mathematical constants and equations covering algebra, trigonometry, integration, differentiation, SI units, and symbols. Maintained by the Institute of Physics (IOP), a leading professional and research society.

Reference QA 47 .M315 1996

Provides basic mathematical reference material required for mathematics, engineering, and the physical sciences.

Reference QA 273.3 .Z95 2000

General Collection QA 273.3 Z95 2000

Brings together an extensive collection of relatively standard statistical tables.

Reference QA 295 .B928 1998

Intended to be a handy reference to the vast literature of inequalities. Inequality can be found by its usual name or if this is not known then by subject. The entry consists of a short statement of the result, some comments, references to related inequalities and a list of sources for further information.

Reference QA 246.5 .S66 1995 (computer disk at Circulation Desk)

Contains about 5,500 integer sequences with a brief description and citations to literature for each sequence. Following sequences of particular interest, there are essays on their origins, uses, and connections to related sequences.

General Collection QA 40 .H358 2000

Twenty-two chapters focus on various aspects of analytic computational methods in approximation theory and other related fields. The articles represent the leading research activities of contemporary, mainstream applied mathematics and address problems in a broad range of disciplines, from economics to statistics, dynamic programming, and engineering.

General Collection QA 278 .H3453 2000

Explains the appropriate uses of multivariate procedures and mathematical modeling techniques. Prescribes practices that enable applied researchers to use procedures effectively without needing to concern themselves with the mathematical basis.

Handbook of Applied Optimization

General Collection QA 402.5 H334 2002

Covers the optimization problems in a wide range of settings, from the airline and aerospace industries to telecommunications, finance, health systems, biomedicine, and engineering.

Reference QD 75.4 .S8 H36 1997

Comprehensive coverage of the various fields of chemometrics, starting with classical statistical methods for hypothesis testing to advanced methods such as neural networks, genetic algorithms and latent variable based methods. Includes contributions from authors with both academic and industrial backgrounds and has applications from all fields of chemistry and pharmacy.

General Collection QA 164 .H33 1995

Collection of survey articles by various top class mathematicians about combinatorics, and the links the subject has with other branches of knowledge, from topology to biology.

General Collection QA 372 .H36 2004

A collection of survey papers in the theory of ordinary differential equations, showing the state of the art and presenting some of the main results and methods used to solve various types of problems.

General Collection QA 164 .H36 2000

Comprehensive collection of ready reference material for all of the important areas of discrete mathematics, including those essential to its applications in computer science and engineering. The handbook also includes glossaries, lists of important theorems and formulas, examples illustrating terms and concepts, descriptions of algorithms, summary tables, pointers to print and non-print resources, and biographical sketches of important figures.

General Collection QA 614.8 H36 2002

A comprehensive survey of dynamics written by specialists in the various subfields of dynamical systems.

General Collection QA 567.E44 H36 2006

A thorough study of nearly all the mathematical aspects of public key cryptography based on the discrete log system and explores both theory and applications.

General Collection QA 41 .D38 2004

Contains vital information and formulae for algebra, geometry, calculus, numerical methods and statistics.

General Collection QA 331 .Z39 1996

Source book that provides quick and easy access to the most important properties and formulas of function and generalized function transformations. This book highlights the main properties and formulas of over 50 function transformations. The book is geared toward students and non-specialists in mathematics, science, and engineering.

General Collection HB 144 .H36

Surveys game theory and its applications, particularly to economics, but also to politics, mathematics, psychology, and biology.

General Collection QA 448 .D38 H353 2005

Addresses a broad audience of applied mathematicians, physicists, computer scientists, and engineers. It brings together under a single cover the most recent advances in the applications of geometric computing in the most important fields related to building perception action systems: computer vision, robotics, image processing and understanding, pattern recognition, computer graphics, quantum computers, brain theory and neural networks.

General Collection QA 402 .H36 2003

The dynamics of networks and their structure have emerged as a key concept across disciplines. With research on the verge of a newly developing field of the theory of evolving networks, this book defines this field and presents the state-of-the-art of theoretical methods and approaches.

General Collection QA 612.33 .H36 2005

The handbook offers a compilation of techniques and results in K-theory. These two volumes consist of chapters, each of which is dedicated to a specific topic and is written by a leading expert. The overall intent of this handbook is to offer the interested reader an exposition of our current state of knowledge as well as an implicit blueprint for future research.

Reference QA 47 .J38 2000

General Collection QA 47 .J38 1995

Provides reference material that helps simplify the solution of a problem, both by easing the task of locating important functional relationships and also by removing the tedium of evaluating most of the integrals that arise. Covers formulas, functions, relations, and methods from algebra, trigonometric, exponential functions and more.

Online version (2003 edition)

General Collection T 57 .H34 2003

General Collection T 57 .H34 2003

Consists of 19 chapters covering such topics as scatter search, tabu search, genetic algorithms, genetic programming, memetic algorithms, variable neighborhood search, guided local search, GRASP, ant colony optimization, simulated annealing, iterated local search, multi-start methods, constraint programming, constraint satisfaction, neural network methods for optimization, hyper-heuristics, parallel strategies for metaheuristics, metaheuristic class libraries, and A-teams.

General Collection QA 372 .P726 2004

A reference for professionals in mathematics, physics, mechanics, and engineering which provides exact solutions for nonlinear equations encountered in science and engineering. The equations include those of parabolic, hyperbolic, elliptic and other types. The authors pay special attention to equations of general form that involve arbitrary functions. A supplement at the end of the book discusses the classical and new methods for constructing exact solutions to nonlinear equations. The authors avoid wherever possible the use of special terminology, outline some of the methods in a schematic, simplified manner, and arrange the equations in increasing order of complexity.

General Collection QA 297 .H287

Covers all the major aspects of numerical analysis, including the basic methods of analysis under headings including finite difference methods, finite element methods, techniques of scientific computing, and numerical methods for fluids.

General Collection T 57.74 .H355 2000

Offers an advanced and broad overview of the current state of the field of semidefinite programming (SDP). This field is of interest to researchers of diverse backgrounds, including experts in convex programming, linear algebra, numerical optimization, combinatorial optimization, control theory, and statistics.

Online version

General Collection QA 279.7 .H36 1991

General Collection QA 279.7 .H36 1991

Presents a broad spectrum of sequential analysis and its applications in diverse fields in a cohesive and integrated form.

General Collection QA 273.6 .H35 1992

Discusses in detail the mathematical and statistical properties of the function as applied to linear observations.

General Collection QA 40 .C54 2003

Describes and explains different mathematical operations and formulae, along with step-by-step processes, worked-out examples with explanatory comments, and extensive glossary and index.

General Collection QA 276.25 .L3813 2002

Contains several new or unpublished tables, such as one on the significance of the correlation coefficient r, one giving the percentiles of the statistic for monotonic variation (with two structural models of variation), an extensive table for the number-of-runs test, three tables for the binomial sum of probabilities, and a table of coefficients for the re-conversion of orthogonal polynomials. In the case of the more familiar tables, all values have been re-computed. An appendix contains supplementary examples that pertain to the various tables. Also includes a glossary of often-used concepts and methods, statistical as well as mathematical.

- CRC Handbook of Chemistry & PhysicsCall Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- QD65.H3Introduction -- Basic constants, units, and conversion factors -- Symbols, terminology, and nomenclature -- Physical constants of organic compounds -- Properties of the elements & inorganics -- Thermo, electro & solution chemistry -- Fluid properties -- Biochemistry -- Analytical chemistry -- Molecular structure and spectroscopy -- Atomic, molecular, and optical physics -- Nuclear and particle physics -- Properties of solids -- Polymer properties -- Geophysics, astronomy, and acoustics -- Practical laboratory data -- Health and safety information -- Appendix A. Mathematical tables -- Appendix B. Sources of physical and chemical data

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