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Mathematics and statistics: Books

A guide to finding information in mathematics and statistics. Includes links to key resources and sources of help.

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Key locations

3rd Floor

003 Systems
004 Data processing (computer science)
510 Mathematics
512 Algebra
513 Arithmetic
514 Topology
515 Analysis
515.7 Functional analysis
516 Geometry
518 Numerical analysis
519 Probabilities and applied mathematics
519.5 Statistical mathematics
530 Physics
530.15 Mathematical physics
620 Engineering

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Call Numbers for selected topics

Algebraic geometry 516.35
Algebraic number theory 512.74
Analytic number theory 512.73

Biomathematics 574.0151
Boundary value problems 515.35

C*-algebras 512.556
Calculus 515
Calculus of variations 515.64
Category theory 512.62
Chaotic systems 003.857
Complex analysis 515.9
Computer mathematics 004.0151

Differential & integral geometry 516.36
Differential equations 515.35
Differential operators 515.7242
Discrete mathematics 511.1
Dynamical systems 515.352

Engineering mathematics 510.2462
Euclidean geometry 516.2

Finite fields 512.74
Finite groups 512.23
Finite mathematics 511.1
Fourier analysis 515.2433
Fractals 514.742
Fuzzy sets 511.3223

Galois theory 512.32
Genetic algorithms 006.31
Global analysis 514.74
Groups and group theory 512.2

Hamiltonian systems 515.39
Harmonic analysis 515.2433
Hilbert Space 515.733
History of mathematics 510.9
Homological algebra 512.64

Integraton 515.43

Knot theory 514.2242
K-theory, Algebraic 512.66
K-theory, Topological 514.23

Lie groups & algebras 512.482
Linear differential equations 515.354
Linear models 515.5
Linear operators 515.7246
Linear regression 515.536
 
Machine theory 511.35
Markov processes 519.233
Mathematica 510.2855369
Mathematical optimization 519.3
Mathematical tables 510.212
MATLAB 620.001518
Matrices 512.9434
Monte Carlo method 518.282
Multivariate statistics 519.535

Nonlinear differential equations 515.355
Numerical methods 518
Numerical methods in engineering 620.001518

Ordinary differential equations 515.352

Partial differential equations 515.353
Proof theory 511.36

Recursive functions 511.35
Riemann surfaces 515.93
Riemannian geometry 516.373
Rings 512.4

Set theory 511.322
Stability theory 519.392
Statistical computing 519.50285
Statistical inference 519.54
Stochastic processes 519.23
Survival analyisis 615.5072
Tensor analysis 515.63
Time series 519.55
Transforms 515.723

Vector analysis 515.6
Vector spaces 512.52

Wavelets 515.2433

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