A K Peters

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
A K Peters, Ltd.
StatusDefunct
Founded1992; 27 years ago (1992)
FounderAlice and Klaus Peters
SuccessorCRC Press
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNatick, Massachusetts
Publication typesBooks
Nonfiction topicsComputer science and mathematics
Official websitewww.akpeters.com

A K Peters, Ltd. was a publisher of scientific and technical books, specializing in mathematics and in computer graphics, robotics, and other fields of computer science. They published the journals Experimental Mathematics, Internet Mathematics, and the Journal of Graphics Tools. The company was founded in 1992 by Alice and Klaus Peters.[1][2][3] In 2010, A K Peters was acquired by CRC Press, which is owned by Taylor & Francis. In January 2012, Taylor & Francis unexpectedly terminated the employment of Alice and Klaus Peters. On July 7, 2014, Klaus Peters died.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robot Dreams: Build Your Own R2D2, Dave Hook, Library Journal, November 1, 2002. Accessed on line August 2, 2007.
  2. ^ About Archived 2006-08-29 at the Wayback Machine, web page at A K Peters, Ltd., accessed on line August 2, 2007.
  3. ^ Home page Archived 2007-08-17 at the Wayback Machine of A K Peters, Ltd., accessed on line August 2, 2007.
  4. ^ Bryan Marquard, Klaus Peters, 77; publisher of mathematical books, The Boston Globe, August 4, 2014

External links[edit]