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Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Print version: Imagine math 2 (OCoLC)818734713 |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Michele Emmer |

ISBN: | 9788847028890 8847028892 8847028884 9788847028883 |

OCLC Number: | 860903433 |

Language Note: | Text chiefly in English, some essays in French. |

Description: | 1 online resource (vii, 262 pages) : illustrations |

Contents: | Mathematics, Numbers and Music. The fascination of numbers, between music and poetry / Michele Emmer -- The solitude of last words / Claudio Ambrosini -- Mathematics, Poetry and Literature. Gödel's childhood and other algorithms / Vincenzo Della Mea -- The wild number problem : math or fiction? / Philibert Schogt -- A play at dusk : mathematics in literature / Carlo Toffalori -- Mathematics according to Italo Calvino / Gabriele Lolli -- The mathematical mind, iconography of a tension / Paolo Pagli -- Mathematics and Film. Spatial rhythms in cinema between the avant-garde and entertainment / Gian Piero Brunetta -- Lessons in mathematics, at the cinema / Michele Emmer -- Mathematics, love, and tattoos / Edward Frenkel -- Arithmétique / Giovanni Munari -- Mathematics and Art. L'art du trait est l'attrait de l'art / Sophie Skaf -- Mathematics and Morphology. Morphogenesis and dynamical systems : a view instantiated by a performative design approach / Sara Franceschelli -- Empirical evidence that the world is not a computer / James W. McAllister -- Mathematics, Art and Music. Numeri malefici (evil numbers) : homage to Fabio Mauri / Michele Emmer -- From Pollock's Summertime to Jacksontime / Davide Amodio -- Mathematics as a tool for the composition of Jacksontime / Chiara de Fabritiis -- Mathematics and Applications. Extracting information from chaos : a case in climatological analysis / Francesco Bonghi, Roberto Ferretti -- On the tangible boundary between real and virtual / Andrien Mondot -- Fort Marghera and the French and Austrian plans of defence / Mauro Scroccaro -- Myrmedrome : simulating the life of an ant colony / Simone Cacace, Emiliano Cristiani, Dario D'Eustacchio -- Ants searching for a minimum / Maurizio Falcone -- Mathematics and Marco. Exotic spheres and John Milnor / Marco Abate -- Cellular automata : the game of life / Gian Marco Todesco -- Homage to Alan Turing. Alan M. Turing (1912-1954) / Gabriele Lolli -- Alan Turing and the poisoned apple / Massimo Vincenzi. |

Responsibility: | Michele Emmer, editor. |

### Abstract:

This book invites the reader to imagine new worlds, new geometries and new forms. The text conveys new relationships between mathematics, imagination and culture, casting in a new perspective past figures and events that can help to explain phenomena of today.
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From the reviews: "This is a sequel to the first volume of Imagine Math and it contains again a collection of papers that make a connection between mathematics and cultural activities ... . a collection of 26 very diverse essays, often translated from Italian, that deal with the mathematical aspects of arts, culture and scientific applications. ... Good reads for all math lovers with a broad and open mind." (A. Bultheel, The European Mathematical Society, May, 2013) Read more...

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