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## Algebra: A Very Short Introduction

*Peter M. Higgins*

Algebra marked the beginning of modern mathematics, moving it beyond arithmetic, which involves calculations featuring given numbers, to problems in which some quantities are unknown. Now, ...
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## Combinatorics: A Very Short Introduction

*Robin Wilson*

Combinatorics is the branch of mathematics concerned with selecting, arranging, and listing or counting collections of objects. Dating back some 3000 years, and initially consisting mainly ...
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## Fractals: A Very Short Introduction

*Kenneth Falconer*

Fractals: A Very Short Introduction looks at the roots of the ‘fractal revolution’ that occurred in mathematics in the 20th century. It presents the ‘new geometry’ of fractals, ...
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## Networks: A Very Short Introduction

*Guido Caldarelli and Michele Catanzaro*

Networks: A Very Short Introduction considers the basic elements of network theory and its applications using everyday examples from society, technology, nature, and history. ...
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## Numbers: A Very Short Introduction

*Peter M. Higgins*

Numbers: A very Short Introduction unravels the world of numbers; demonstrating its richness, and providing a comprehensive view of the idea of the number. This VSI paints a picture of the ...
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## Symmetry: A Very Short Introduction

*Ian Stewart*

Symmetry: A Very Short Introduction provides an introduction to the formal theory of symmetry: group theory. Now a branch of abstract algebra, this subject first arose in the ...
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