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Imagine math : between culture and mathematics. 2

Author: Michele Emmer
Publisher: Milan [u.a.] : Springer, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English

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  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Emmer
ISBN: 9788847028883 8847028884 9788847028890 8847028892
OCLC Number: 874383169
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Exotic Spheres and John Milnor by M. Abate.- The Solitude of Last Words by C. Ambrosini.- From Pollock's Summertime to Jacksontime by D. Amodio.- Spatial Rhythms in Cinema between the Avant-Garde and Entertainment by G.P. Brunetta.- Myrmedrome: Simulating the life of an Ant Colony by S. Cacace, E. Cristiani, D. D'Eustacchio.- From Canvas to Music: Mathematics as a Tool for the Composition of Jackson Time by C. de Fabritiis.- Godel's Childhood and Other Algorithms by V. Della Mea.- Lessons in Mathematics, at the Cinema by M. Emmer.- The Fascination of Numbers, between Music and Poetry by M. Emmer.- Numeri Malefici (Evil Numbers): Homage to Fabio Mauri by M. Emmer.- Extracting Information from Chaos: a Case in Climatological Analysis by F. Bonghi, R. Ferretti.- Morphogenesis and dynamical systems by S. Franceschelli.- Mathematics, Love, and Tattoos by E. Frenkel.- Alan Turing and the Poisoned Apple by M. Vincenzi.- Mathematics according to Italo Calvino by G. Lolli.- Alan M. Turing (1912-1954) by G. Lolli.- Empirical Evidence that the World Is Not a Computer by J.W. McAllister.- On the Tangible Boundary between Real and Virtual by A. Mondot.- Arithmetique by G. Munari.- The Mathematical Mind - Iconography of a Tension by P. Pagli.- The Wild Number Problem: Math or Fiction? by P. Schogt.- Fort Marghera and the French and Austrian Plans of Defence by M. Scroccaro.- L'art du Trait est l'Attrait de l'Art by S. Skaf.- Cellular Automata: the Game of Life by G.M. Todesco.- A Play at Dusk Mathematics in Literature by C. Toffalori.
Responsibility: Michele Emmer, ed.
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