Handbook of mathematical induction : theory and applications [EBook] / David S. Gunderson.
Handbook of mathematical induction : theory and applications [EBook] / David S. Gunderson.
"Handbook of Mathematical Induction: Theory and Applications shows how to find and write proofs via mathematical induction. This comprehensive book covers the theory, the structure of the written proof, all standard exercises, and hundreds of application examples from nearly every area of mathe...
Personal Name(s):  Gunderson, David S., (author) 

Imprint: 
Boca Raton ;
CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group,
[2010]

Physical Description: 
1 online resource (xxv, 893 pages), illustrations. 
Note: 
englisch 
ISBN: 
9781420093643 9781420093650 
Series Title: 
Discrete mathematics and its applications

Subject (LOC):  
Full Text 
Table of Contents:
 What is mathematical induction?
 Foundations
 Variants of finite mathematical induction
 Inductive techniques applied to the infinite
 Paradoxes and sophisms from induction
 Empirical induction
 How to prove by induction
 The written MI proof
 Identities
 Inequalities
 Number theory
 Sequences
 Sets
 Logic and language
 Graphs
 Recursion and algorithms
 Games and recreations
 Relations and functions
 Linear and abstract algebra
 Geometry
 Ramsey theory
 Probability and statistics.