"[The examples] are selected with great care and enable the reader to concentrate directly on the main features of the demonstrated topics. . . . The book can be warmly recommended to those willing to learn (or teach) basic ideas of computational mathematics." -EMS Newsletter
, March 2004
About the Author
Herbert S. Wilf is the Thomas A. Scott Professor of Mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1998 he received the Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research, awarded by the American Mathematical Society, and in 1996 he was awarded the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of mathematics.