Number Theory in the Spirit of Liouville (London Mathematical Society Student Texts)

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780521175623: Number Theory in the Spirit of Liouville (London Mathematical Society Student Texts)

Joseph Liouville is recognised as one of the great mathematicians of the nineteenth century, and one of his greatest achievements was the introduction of a powerful new method into elementary number theory. This book provides a gentle introduction to this method, explaining it in a clear and straightforward manner. The many applications provided include applications to sums of squares, sums of triangular numbers, recurrence relations for divisor functions, convolution sums involving the divisor functions, and many others. All of the topics discussed have a rich history dating back to Euler, Jacobi, Dirichlet, Ramanujan and others, and they continue to be the subject of current mathematical research. Williams places the results in their historical and contemporary contexts, making the connection between Liouville's ideas and modern theory. This is the only book in English entirely devoted to the subject and is thus an extremely valuable resource for both students and researchers alike.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

The only book entirely devoted to Joseph Liouville's elementary method in number theory, this gentle introduction explains his method in a clear and straightforward manner, including many applications. This is an extremely valuable resource suitable for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students, and researchers in number theory.

About the Author:

Kenneth S. Williams is currently Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Research Professor of Mathematics at Carleton University, Ottawa.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Kenneth S. Williams
Published by Cambridge University Press (2010)
ISBN 10: 0521175623 ISBN 13: 9780521175623
New Paperback First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0521175623

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
26.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4.88
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Williams, Kenneth S.
Published by Cambridge University Press (2010)
ISBN 10: 0521175623 ISBN 13: 9780521175623
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 2010. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # FM-9780521175623

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
31.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.80
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Kenneth S. Williams
Published by CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom (2010)
ISBN 10: 0521175623 ISBN 13: 9780521175623
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Joseph Liouville is recognised as one of the great mathematicians of the nineteenth century, and one of his greatest achievements was the introduction of a powerful new method into elementary number theory. This book provides a gentle introduction to this method, explaining it in a clear and straightforward manner. The many applications provided include applications to sums of squares, sums of triangular numbers, recurrence relations for divisor functions, convolution sums involving the divisor functions, and many others. All of the topics discussed have a rich history dating back to Euler, Jacobi, Dirichlet, Ramanujan and others, and they continue to be the subject of current mathematical research. Williams places the results in their historical and contemporary contexts, making the connection between Liouville s ideas and modern theory. This is the only book in English entirely devoted to the subject and is thus an extremely valuable resource for both students and researchers alike. Bookseller Inventory # AAA9780521175623

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
35.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Kenneth S. Williams
Published by CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom (2010)
ISBN 10: 0521175623 ISBN 13: 9780521175623
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Joseph Liouville is recognised as one of the great mathematicians of the nineteenth century, and one of his greatest achievements was the introduction of a powerful new method into elementary number theory. This book provides a gentle introduction to this method, explaining it in a clear and straightforward manner. The many applications provided include applications to sums of squares, sums of triangular numbers, recurrence relations for divisor functions, convolution sums involving the divisor functions, and many others. All of the topics discussed have a rich history dating back to Euler, Jacobi, Dirichlet, Ramanujan and others, and they continue to be the subject of current mathematical research. Williams places the results in their historical and contemporary contexts, making the connection between Liouville s ideas and modern theory. This is the only book in English entirely devoted to the subject and is thus an extremely valuable resource for both students and researchers alike. Bookseller Inventory # AAA9780521175623

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
36.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Kenneth S. Williams
ISBN 10: 0521175623 ISBN 13: 9780521175623
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
LIMEROCK BOOKS INC.
(SARASOTA, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. This Book is in Good Condition; Customer Satisfaction Comes First.Delivery Time 4-12 days. 100% Money back Guaranteed!!!. Bookseller Inventory # 0521175623

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
29.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 11.10
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Williams, Kenneth S.
Published by Cambridge Univ Pr (2010)
ISBN 10: 0521175623 ISBN 13: 9780521175623
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge Univ Pr, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 306 pages. 8.75x5.75x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0521175623

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
41.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.75
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Williams, Kenneth S.
ISBN 10: 0521175623 ISBN 13: 9780521175623
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2010. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VM-9780521175623

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
39.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.03
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

KENNETH S. WILLIAMS
ISBN 10: 0521175623 ISBN 13: 9780521175623
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780521175623 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0449834

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
43.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.75
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Williams, Kenneth S.
ISBN 10: 0521175623 ISBN 13: 9780521175623
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2010. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780521175623

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
41.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.03
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Kenneth S. Williams
Published by CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom (2010)
ISBN 10: 0521175623 ISBN 13: 9780521175623
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Joseph Liouville is recognised as one of the great mathematicians of the nineteenth century, and one of his greatest achievements was the introduction of a powerful new method into elementary number theory. This book provides a gentle introduction to this method, explaining it in a clear and straightforward manner. The many applications provided include applications to sums of squares, sums of triangular numbers, recurrence relations for divisor functions, convolution sums involving the divisor functions, and many others. All of the topics discussed have a rich history dating back to Euler, Jacobi, Dirichlet, Ramanujan and others, and they continue to be the subject of current mathematical research. Williams places the results in their historical and contemporary contexts, making the connection between Liouville s ideas and modern theory. This is the only book in English entirely devoted to the subject and is thus an extremely valuable resource for both students and researchers alike. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780521175623

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
49.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book