Adventures in Group Theory: Rubik's Cube, Merlin's Machine, and Other Mathematical Toys

Author:   David Joyner
Publisher:   Johns Hopkins University Press
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
ISBN:  

9780801890123


Pages:   328
Publication Date:   01 October 2008
Recommended Age:   From 13
Format:   Hardback
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Adventures in Group Theory: Rubik's Cube, Merlin's Machine, and Other Mathematical Toys


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Author:   David Joyner
Publisher:   Johns Hopkins University Press
Imprint:   Johns Hopkins University Press
Edition:   2nd Revised edition
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 2.30cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.544kg
ISBN:  

9780801890123


ISBN 10:   0801890128
Pages:   328
Publication Date:   01 October 2008
Recommended Age:   From 13
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  General ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained
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Adventures in Group Theory is a tour through the algebra of several 'permutation puzzles'... If you like puzzles, this is a somewhat fun book. If you like algebra, this is a fun book. If you like puzzles and algebra, this is a really fun book. - MAA Online Joyner has collated all the Rubik lore and integrated it with a self-contained introduction to group theory that equals or, more likely, exceeds what is available in typical dedicated elementary texts. - Choice Joyner does convey some of the excitement and adventure in picking up knowledge of group theory by trying to understand Rubik's Cube. Enthusiastic students will learn a lot of mathematics from this book. - American Scientist


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David Joyner is a professor of mathematics at the U.S. Naval Academy. He is coauthor of Applied Abstract Algebra, also published by Johns Hopkins, and editor of Coding Theory and Cryptography: From Enigma and Geheimschreiber to Quantum Theory.

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