The authors have grouped problems to illustrate a number of important techniques, and provided enlightening solutions in all cases. There are numerous essays on diverse topics that are enlivened by fresh ideas. This book not only teaches techniques but gives a flavour of their past, present and possible future implications.
About the Author
Svetoslav Savchev was born in Gabrovo, Bulgaria, and graduated from Sofia University in 1980. He has worked for the journal "Mathematika" since 1981, and is currently vice editor-in-chief. He is the author of several books, and has been engaged in diverse activities for gifted students.
Titu Andreescu is the Director of the American Mathematics Competition, a program of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). He also serves as Chair of the USA Mathematical Olympiad committee, Head Coach of the the USA International Mathematical Olympiad Team, and Director of the Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program.