# Comprehensive Mathematics for Computer Scientists 2: by Gérard Milmeister, Guerino Mazzola, Jody Weissmann

By Gérard Milmeister, Guerino Mazzola, Jody Weissmann

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2 Differentiation 47 2. f (x, y) = cos(xy) 3. f (x, y) = det 4. , an ellipse two units long and one unit wide. This choice of U ensures that the square root in g always yields real numbers. 3. Calculate the Jacobian matrix of f at x by applying the chain rule for the 1 diﬀerentiation of g: Writing g as g = s ◦ t, where t(x, y) = 1 − 4 x 2 − y 2 , √ and s(z) = 3 + z results in ⎞ ⎛ x y 1 ⎠, Dg(x,y) = ⎝− ,− 1 4 (1 − 1 x 2 − y 2 ) (1 − x 2 − y 2 ) 4 since 4 1 Dt(x,y) = − x, −2y 2 and Dsz = 1 −1 z 2.

Deﬁnition 186 Let 0 ≤ k ≤ n be natural numbers. Then one sets n k = n! n(n − 1)(n − 2) . . (n − k)! k! (with the special value 0! = 1) and calls this rational number the binomial coeﬃcient n over k. Here is the basic result which allows the inductive calculation of binomial coeﬃcients: Lemma 254 For natural numbers 0 ≤ k < n, we have n n + k k+1 = n+1 . 4 Series 25 In particular, by induction on n, and observing that binomial coeﬃcients are integers. n 0 = 1, it follows that Proof We have n n + k+1 k = n · (n − 1) · .

Proc. Ser. A 57, 1954. 1 Introduction Diﬀerentiation is probably the single most inﬂuential concept in the history of modern science. It is at the basis of virtually all of the physical theories which have changed our lives and ideas so fundamentally. Isaac Newton’s (1643–1727) principles of mechanics and gravitation and James Clerk Maxwell’s (1831–1897) equations of electrodynamics cannot even be stated without diﬀerentiation as a basic language. It was indeed Galileo Galilei (1564–1642) who recognized in his creation of mathematical physics that nature is like a book which we can only read if we learn the language and the symbols in which it is written, and that this language is mathematics.