11 edition of **Mathematical encounters of the second kind** found in the catalog.

- 25 Want to read
- 17 Currently reading

Published
**1997**
by Birkhäuser in Boston
.

Written in

- Mathematics,
- Mathematicians

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-304).

Other titles | Mathematical encounters of the 2nd kind |

Statement | Philip J. Davis. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA10.5 .D38 1997 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | viii, 304 p. : |

Number of Pages | 304 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL984372M |

ISBN 10 | 081763939X, 376433939X |

LC Control Number | 96022131 |

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