How to Bake Pi
Cover of the 2016 paperback edition
How to Bake Pi is a popular mathematics book by Dr. Eugenia Cheng, PhD, published in 2015. Each chapter of the book begins with a recipe for a dessert, to illustrate the methods and principles of mathematics and how they relate to one another. The book is an explanation of the foundations and architecture of Category theory. Category theory is a branch of mathematics that formalizes mathematical structure and its concepts. Dr. Eugenia Cheng received her PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2002 and is currently a senior lecturer of pure mathematics at the University of Sheffield and a senior lecturer in liberal arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
- University of Sheffield. "Dr Eugenia Cheng". maths.dept.shef.ac.uk. Retrieved 2015-08-12.
- "SAIC - Eugenia Cheng - School of the Art Institute of Chicago". saic.edu. Retrieved 2015-08-12.
- Bellos, Alex (June 12, 2015). "'How to Bake Pi,' by Eugenia Cheng". New York Times. New York City. Retrieved June 13, 2015.
- "'How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics' by Eugenia Cheng". Kirkus Reviews. March 15, 2015. Retrieved June 13, 2015.
- Glass, Darren (May 1, 2015). "How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics". Mathematical Association of America. Retrieved June 13, 2015.
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