Introduction to Number Theory 2nd Edition

Author: Anthony Vazzana
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498717502
Release Date: 2015-11-18
Genre: Mathematics

Introduction to Number Theory is a classroom-tested, student-friendly text that covers a diverse array of number theory topics, from the ancient Euclidean algorithm for finding the greatest common divisor of two integers to recent developments such as cryptography, the theory of elliptic curves, and the negative solution of Hilbert’s tenth problem. The authors illustrate the connections between number theory and other areas of mathematics, including algebra, analysis, and combinatorics. They also describe applications of number theory to real-world problems, such as congruences in the ISBN system, modular arithmetic and Euler’s theorem in RSA encryption, and quadratic residues in the construction of tournaments. Ideal for a one- or two-semester undergraduate-level course, this Second Edition: Features a more flexible structure that offers a greater range of options for course design Adds new sections on the representations of integers and the Chinese remainder theorem Expands exercise sets to encompass a wider variety of problems, many of which relate number theory to fields outside of mathematics (e.g., music) Provides calculations for computational experimentation using SageMath, a free open-source mathematics software system, as well as Mathematica® and MapleTM, online via a robust, author-maintained website Includes a solutions manual with qualifying course adoption By tackling both fundamental and advanced subjects—and using worked examples, numerous exercises, and popular software packages to ensure a practical understanding—Introduction to Number Theory, Second Edition instills a solid foundation of number theory knowledge.

Number Theory

Author: W.A. Coppel
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387894850
Release Date: 2009-08-12
Genre: Mathematics

Number Theory is more than a comprehensive treatment of the subject. It is an introduction to topics in higher level mathematics, and unique in its scope; topics from analysis, modern algebra, and discrete mathematics are all included. The book is divided into two parts. Part A covers key concepts of number theory and could serve as a first course on the subject. Part B delves into more advanced topics and an exploration of related mathematics. The prerequisites for this self-contained text are elements from linear algebra. Valuable references for the reader are collected at the end of each chapter. It is suitable as an introduction to higher level mathematics for undergraduates, or for self-study.

The Queen of Mathematics

Author: W.S. Anglin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789401102858
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Mathematics

Like other introductions to number theory, this one includes the usual curtsy to divisibility theory, the bow to congruence, and the little chat with quadratic reciprocity. It also includes proofs of results such as Lagrange's Four Square Theorem, the theorem behind Lucas's test for perfect numbers, the theorem that a regular n-gon is constructible just in case phi(n) is a power of 2, the fact that the circle cannot be squared, Dirichlet's theorem on primes in arithmetic progressions, the Prime Number Theorem, and Rademacher's partition theorem. We have made the proofs of these theorems as elementary as possible. Unique to The Queen of Mathematics are its presentations of the topic of palindromic simple continued fractions, an elementary solution of Lucas's square pyramid problem, Baker's solution for simultaneous Fermat equations, an elementary proof of Fermat's polygonal number conjecture, and the Lambek-Moser-Wild theorem.

An Introduction to Number Theory

Author: G. Everest
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781852339173
Release Date: 2007-05-21
Genre: Mathematics

Includes up-to-date material on recent developments and topics of significant interest, such as elliptic functions and the new primality test Selects material from both the algebraic and analytic disciplines, presenting several different proofs of a single result to illustrate the differing viewpoints and give good insight

A Computational Introduction to Number Theory and Algebra

Author: Victor Shoup
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521516440
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Computers

An introductory graduate-level text emphasizing algorithms and applications. This second edition includes over 200 new exercises and examples.

Number Theory

Author: Don Redmond
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824796969
Release Date: 1996-04-23
Genre: Mathematics

This text provides a detailed introduction to number theory, demonstrating how other areas of mathematics enter into the study of the properties of natural numbers. It contains problem sets within each section and at the end of each chapter to reinforce essential concepts, and includes up-to-date information on divisibility problems, polynomial congruence, the sums of squares and trigonometric sums.;Five or more copies may be ordered by college or university bookstores at a special price, available on application.

Number Theory

Author: George E. Andrews
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486135106
Release Date: 2012-04-30
Genre: Mathematics

Undergraduate text uses combinatorial approach to accommodate both math majors and liberal arts students. Covers the basics of number theory, offers an outstanding introduction to partitions, plus chapters on multiplicativity-divisibility, quadratic congruences, additivity, and more

Introduction to Analytic Number Theory

Author: Tom M. Apostol
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781475755794
Release Date: 2013-06-29
Genre: Mathematics

"This book is the first volume of a two-volume textbook for undergraduates and is indeed the crystallization of a course offered by the author at the California Institute of Technology to undergraduates without any previous knowledge of number theory. For this reason, the book starts with the most elementary properties of the natural integers. Nevertheless, the text succeeds in presenting an enormous amount of material in little more than 300 pages."-—MATHEMATICAL REVIEWS

Elementary Number Theory

Author: Gareth A. Jones
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781447106135
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Mathematics

An undergraduate-level introduction to number theory, with the emphasis on fully explained proofs and examples. Exercises, together with their solutions are integrated into the text, and the first few chapters assume only basic school algebra. Elementary ideas about groups and rings are then used to study groups of units, quadratic residues and arithmetic functions with applications to enumeration and cryptography. The final part, suitable for third-year students, uses ideas from algebra, analysis, calculus and geometry to study Dirichlet series and sums of squares. In particular, the last chapter gives a concise account of Fermat's Last Theorem, from its origin in the ancient Babylonian and Greek study of Pythagorean triples to its recent proof by Andrew Wiles.

An Experimental Introduction to Number Theory

Author: Benjamin Hutz
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 9781470430979
Release Date: 2018-04-17
Genre: Number theory

This book presents material suitable for an undergraduate course in elementary number theory from a computational perspective. It seeks to not only introduce students to the standard topics in elementary number theory, such as prime factorization and modular arithmetic, but also to develop their ability to formulate and test precise conjectures from experimental data. Each topic is motivated by a question to be answered, followed by some experimental data, and, finally, the statement and proof of a theorem. There are numerous opportunities throughout the chapters and exercises for the students to engage in (guided) open-ended exploration. At the end of a course using this book, the students will understand how mathematics is developed from asking questions to gathering data to formulating and proving theorems. The mathematical prerequisites for this book are few. Early chapters contain topics such as integer divisibility, modular arithmetic, and applications to cryptography, while later chapters contain more specialized topics, such as Diophantine approximation, number theory of dynamical systems, and number theory with polynomials. Students of all levels will be drawn in by the patterns and relationships of number theory uncovered through data driven exploration.

Liebe und Mathematik

Author: Edward Frenkel
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783662434215
Release Date: 2014-11-17
Genre: Mathematics

Introduction to Number Theory

Author: Daniel E. Flath
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN: STANFORD:36105032451507
Release Date: 1989-01-17
Genre: Mathematics

On historical and mathematical grounds alike, number theory has earned a place in the curriculum of every mathematics student. This clear presentation covers the elements of number theory, with stress on the basic topics concerning prime numbers and Diophantine equations (especially quadratic equations in two variables). Topics covered include distribution of primes, unique factorization, reduction of positive definite quadratic forms, the Kronecker symbol, continued fractions, and what Gauss did.

Introduction to Number Theory

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781786344731
Release Date: 2017-12-04
Genre: Mathematics

Introduction to Number Theory is dedicated to concrete questions about integers, to place an emphasis on problem solving by students. When undertaking a first course in number theory, students enjoy actively engaging with the properties and relationships of numbers. The book begins with introductory material, including uniqueness of factorization of integers and polynomials. Subsequent topics explore quadratic reciprocity, Hensel's Lemma, p-adic powers series such as exp(px) and log(1+px), the Euclidean property of some quadratic rings, representation of integers as norms from quadratic rings, and Pell's equation via continued fractions. Throughout the five chapters and more than 100 exercises and solutions, readers gain the advantage of a number theory book that focuses on doing calculations. This textbook is a valuable resource for undergraduates or those with a background in university level mathematics.

Elementary Theory of Numbers

Author: William J. LeVeque
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486150765
Release Date: 2014-01-15
Genre: Mathematics

Superb introduction to Euclidean algorithm and its consequences, congruences, continued fractions, powers of an integer modulo m, Gaussian integers, Diophantine equations, more. Problems, with answers. Bibliography.