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a mathematician whose specialty is algebra

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Iain Banks's science fiction novels have for the most part been set in and around the liberal utopia known as the Culture, but The Algebraist instead takes place in a hierarchical, militarised galactic empire known as the Mercatoria.
The 50-year-old was in the city centre branch of Waterstones in Cathedral Lanes to promote his latest science-fiction novel, The Algebraist, which is set in 4030AD when humanity has made it to the stars.
The author has thus brought the fundamental problem of the unity of geometry to this logico-philosophical discipline of the analysis and the synthesis, inaugurating in this way an entire tradition that can be traced throughout the tenth century all the way to the algebraist al- Samawbal in the twelfth century.
IAIN M Banks's science fiction novels have for the most part been set in and around the anarcho-liberal utopia known as the Culture, but The Algebraist instead takes place in a hierarchical, militarised galactic empire known as the Mercatoria.
But this is Iain M Banks, not Iain Banks, and readers who have waited four years for The Algebraist will not be disappointed.
And while his new sci-fi novel The Algebraist may be set in outer space, he revealed it could easily be about Iraq.
Having trained as an algebraist, a branch of pure mathematics, Prof Stewart has become an expert in the field of applied mathematics, which treats scientific problems using methods that are of mathematical interest.
The prestigious Hugo awards will be handed out during a ceremony on Sunday night, with Scots writer Iain M Banks nominated for his novel The Algebraist
And American fans of his latest book The Algebraist will have to wait for several months to meet the award-winning writer because Banks cannot leave the UK.
1274)--whose momentous mathematical device, the 'Tusi Couple', made an appearance as an integral element in none other than the system of Copernicus--borrowing combinatorial rules from algebraists for the articulation of an ontological doctrine of the emanation of multiplicity from the One that he found in the Aristotelian-Neoplatonic speculations of the 'Grand Master' (al-Sluaykk al-Ra'is) Ibn Sina (Latin Avicenna, d.