An approach to the solution of complex location problems

Spadina subway alignment, Toronto
  • 25 Pages
  • 4.95 MB
  • English
Dept. of Geography, York University , Toronto
StatementBryan H. Massam and Paul Miller. --
SeriesDiscussion paper -- no. 23, Discussion paper (York University (Toronto, Ont.). Dept. of Geography) -- no. 23.
ContributionsMiller, Paul, York University (Toronto, Ont.). Dept. of Geography
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. :
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Open LibraryOL26570837M

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Complex Analysis: Problems with solutions. August for those who are taking an introductory course in complex analysis. The problems are numbered and allocated in four. Complicated problems may seem like they have no solution.

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for those who are taking an introductory course in complex analysis. The problems are numbered and allocated in four chapters corresponding to different subject areas: Complex Numbers, Functions, Complex Integrals and Series. The majority of problems are provided with answers, detailed procedures and hints (sometimes incomplete solutions).

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The solutions of the problems are at the end of each chapter. One can navigate back and forth from the text of the problem to its solution using bookmarks. The book is especially a didactical material for the mathematical students and instructors.

The Author. Mathematicians have always understood that problem-solving is central to their discipline because without a problem there is no mathematics.

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Problem-solving has played a central role in the thinking of educational theorists ever since the publication of Pólya’s book. But they fail on difficult problems because an intuitive approach is simply incapable of the deep, methodical approach required to solve difficult complex system social problems.

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A competitor with an innovative business model — an Uber or an Airbnb — is. problems at the back of each chapter are grouped by chapter sections and extend the text material. To avoid tedium, most integrals needed for problem solution are supplied as hints.

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Understand the problem. This is the most important step in assessing the extent of the problem.