# Surreal Numbers epub download

### by Donald E. Knuth

The book's primary aim, Knuth explains in a postscript, is not so much to teach Conway's theory as "to teach how one might go about developing such a theory.

In stock on December 31, 2018. The book's primary aim, Knuth explains in a postscript, is not so much to teach Conway's theory as "to teach how one might go about developing such a theory. He continues: "Therefore, as the two characters in this book gradually explore and build up Conway's number system, I have recorded their false starts and frustrations as well as their good ideas.

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Nearly 30 years ago, John Horton Conway introduced a new way to construct numbers

Nearly 30 years ago, John Horton Conway introduced a new way to construct numbers. Donald E. Knuth, in appreciation of this revolutionary system, took a week off from work on The Art of Computer Programming to write an introduction to Conway's method. Never content with the ordinary, Knuth wrote this introduction as a work of fiction-a novelette. If not a steamy romance, the book nonetheless shows how a young couple turned on to pure mathematics and found total happiness.

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How two ex-students turned on to pure mathematics and found total happiness. by Donald E. Knuth (Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1974), vi+119pp. ISBN 0-201-03812-9 Illustrated by Jill C. Knuth. Czech translation by Helena Nesetrilová, Nadreálná císla, in Pokroky Matematiky, Fyziky a Astronomie 23 (1978), 66-76, 130-139, 187-196, 246-261. German translation by Brigitte and Karl Kunisch, Insel der Zahlen, (Braunschweig: Friedrich Vieweg & Sohn, 1979), 124pp.

Donald E. Knuth - Surreal Numbers. Knuth - Surreal numbers: how two ex-students turned on to pure mathematics and found total happiness : a mathematical novelette.

**ISBN13:** 978-0201038125

**ISBN:** 0201038129

**Author: ** Donald E. Knuth

**Category: ** Reference

**Subcategory: ** Writing Research & Publishing Guides

**Language: ** English

**Publisher: ** Addison-Wesley Professional; 1 edition (January 11, 1974)

**Pages: ** 119 pages

**ePUB size:** 1483 kb

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**Rating: ** 4.9

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