Nick Higham's top five books on Applied Mathematics

Professor Nick Higham has been asked to pick his top five books on Applied Mathematics by the popular website, Five Books.

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Every week, Five Books asks an expert to recommend five books in their subject, and then interviews them to find out why they selected each individual book. Nick Higham, the Richardson Professor of Applied Mathematics here at Manchester, chose the following books during his interview:

X and the City: Modeling Aspects of Urban Life by John A. Adam

In Pursuit of the Traveling Salesman: Mathematics at the Limits of Computation by William J. Cook

Who's #1?: The Science of Rating and Ranking by Amy N. Langville and Carl D. Meyer

50 Visions of Mathematics by Sam Parc

In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World by Ian Stewart

You can read the full interview, including Nick's explanations behind each book, here

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