A K Peters

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A K Peters, Ltd.
Status Defunct
Founded 1992; 26 years ago (1992)
Founder Alice and Klaus Peters
Successor CRC Press
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Natick, Massachusetts
Publication types Books
Nonfiction topics Computer science and mathematics
Official website www.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]


  1. ^ Robot Dreams: Build Your Own R2D2, Dave Hook, Library Journal, November 1, 2002. Accessed on line August 2, 2007.
  2. ^ About, 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. ^ Klaus Peters obituary

External links

  • Company web site (now redirects to CRC Press)
  • Wake Up —blog post by David Mumford

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