Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning: Induction and analogy in mathematics

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Princeton University Press, 1990 - Mathematics - 280 pages
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Here the author of How to Solve It explains how to become a "good guesser." Marked by G. Polya's simple, energetic prose and use of clever examples from a wide range of human activities, this two-volume work explores techniques of guessing, inductive reasoning, and reasoning by analogy, and the role they play in the most rigorous of deductive disciplines.


  

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JSTOR: Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning
BOOK REVIEWS Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning. By G. POLYA. Princeton, Princeton Uni- versity Press, 1954. Vol. I, Induction and Analogy in Mathematics; ...
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G. Pólya mathematics and plausible reasoning
MATHEMATICS AND PLAUSIBLE REASONING. Having brought it in the form. lim sup [ n(al+ an+l) ] n > 1. n --+. (n + 1)an. he asks further ...
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Review: G. Pólya, Mathematics and plausible reasoning
G. Pólya, Mathematics and plausible reasoning. Volume I, Induction and analogy in mathematics, 16+280 pp., $5.50; volume II, Patterns of plausible inference ...
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G. Polya, Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning. Volume I: Induction ...
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G. POLYA, 1887-1985
OBITUARY. GEORGE POLYA. His life. George (Gyorgy) Polya was born in Budapest on 13 December 1887, the son of. Jakab (1844-1897) and Anna (nee Deutsch; ...
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George Pólya: Information and Much More from Answers.com
He wrote three books on the subject: How to Solve It, Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning Volume I: Induction and Analogy in Mathematics, and Mathematics ...
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Chaitin, The Unknowable
Mathematical discovery: Discovery versus formal reasoning, Euler versus Gauss, Polya's Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning, reading Euler's Opera Omnia as a ...
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George Pólya and the Heuristic Tradition
In due curse, Pólya published several other books on problem solving in mathematics such as the two-volume Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning (1954), ...
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Introducing Creativity Methodologies into Vietnam
Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning. and. Math-. ematical Discovery. After that I had myself. validate my thinking and give feedback on ...
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About the author (1990)

G. Polya (1887-1985) was Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University.

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