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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
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"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.
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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).

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"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.

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