skip to content
The importance of mathematics : a lecture [given at the Clay Mathematics Institute Millenium meeting, Collège de France, Paris, May 24-25, 2000] Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The importance of mathematics : a lecture [given at the Clay Mathematics Institute Millenium meeting, Collège de France, Paris, May 24-25, 2000]

Author: Timothy Gowers; Clay Mathematics Institute.
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, ©2002.
Series: Springer VideoMATH.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"This lecture is a treasure trove of mathematical intuition and insight into the relationship between mathematics and its applications. Using historical and present-day examples, the speaker makes a convincing argument that mathematics plays a crucial role in the advancement of science"--Container cover.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Gowers; Clay Mathematics Institute.
ISBN: 3540926518 9783540926511
OCLC Number: 51228542
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 booklet.
Details: VHS PAL.
Series Title: Springer VideoMATH.
Other Titles: CMI millenium meeting collection.
Responsibility: by Timothy Gowers ; [directed by] Franco̜is Tisseyre ; [produced by] Atelier EcoutezVoir (Paris).

Abstract:

This video is a lucid, dynamic presentation of the deep and important question of the relevance of mathematics to society, delivered by one of the best mathematicians of the modern age. This lecture  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

From the reviews: ..". This is a masterful one-hour lecture, presented at the Millenium Celebration of the Clay Mathematics Institute, which makes the case for mathematics in a clear and convincing Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51228542> # The importance of mathematics a lecture [given at the Clay Mathematics Institute Millenium meeting, Collège de France, Paris, May 24-25, 2000]
    a schema:CreativeWork, bgn:VHS, schema:Movie ;
    library:oclcnum "51228542" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/gw> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/478296531#Place/berlin> ; # Berlin
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/478296531#CreativeWork/cmi_millenium_meeting_collection> ; # CMI millenium meeting collection.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/510/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012163> ; # Mathematics
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/478296531#Person/gowers_timothy> ; # Timothy Gowers
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/149343337> ; # Clay Mathematics Institute.
    schema:copyrightYear "2002" ;
    schema:datePublished "2002" ;
    schema:description ""This lecture is a treasure trove of mathematical intuition and insight into the relationship between mathematics and its applications. Using historical and present-day examples, the speaker makes a convincing argument that mathematics plays a crucial role in the advancement of science"--Container cover." ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/478296531> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/478296531#Series/springer_videomath> ; # Springer VideoMATH.
    schema:name "The importance of mathematics a lecture [given at the Clay Mathematics Institute Millenium meeting, Collège de France, Paris, May 24-25, 2000]" ;
    schema:productID "51228542" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51228542#PublicationEvent/berlin_springer_c2002> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/478296531#Agent/springer> ; # Springer
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783540926511> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51228542> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/478296531#CreativeWork/cmi_millenium_meeting_collection> # CMI millenium meeting collection.
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:name "CMI millenium meeting collection." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/478296531#Person/gowers_timothy> # Timothy Gowers
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Gowers" ;
    schema:givenName "Timothy" ;
    schema:name "Timothy Gowers" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/478296531#Series/springer_videomath> # Springer VideoMATH.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51228542> ; # The importance of mathematics a lecture [given at the Clay Mathematics Institute Millenium meeting, Collège de France, Paris, May 24-25, 2000]
    schema:name "Springer VideoMATH." ;
    schema:name "Springer VideoMATH" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012163> # Mathematics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mathematics" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/149343337> # Clay Mathematics Institute.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Clay Mathematics Institute." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783540926511>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "3540926518" ;
    schema:isbn "9783540926511" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51228542>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51228542> ; # The importance of mathematics a lecture [given at the Clay Mathematics Institute Millenium meeting, Collège de France, Paris, May 24-25, 2000]
    schema:dateModified "2016-06-09" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.