# Computational Excursions in Analysis and Number Theory by Peter Borwein

By Peter Borwein

This advent to computational quantity conception is based on a few difficulties that stay on the interface of analytic, computational and Diophantine quantity thought, and gives a various selection of thoughts for fixing quantity- theoretic difficulties. there are various routines and open study difficulties incorporated.

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