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Mathknow : mathematics, applied sciences and real life

Author: Michele Emmer; Alfio Quarteroni
Publisher: Milan ; New York : Springer, ©2009.
Series: MS & A (series), v. 3.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The continuous development and growth of its many branches, both classical and modern, permeates and fertilizes all aspects of applied science and technology, and so has a vital impact on our modern society. This book focus on these aspects.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mathknow.
Milan ; New York : Springer, ©2009
(DLC) 2009922761
(OCoLC)382401218
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Emmer; Alfio Quarteroni
ISBN: 9788847011229 8847011221
OCLC Number: 535009605
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 263 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color map.
Contents: Preface; The misuse of mathematics; Mathematics and literature; Applied partial differential equations: visualization by photography; The spirit of algebra; Theory and applications of Raptor codes; Other geometries in architecture: bubbles, knots and minimal surfaces; Soft matter: mathematical models of smart materials; Soap films and soap bubbles: from Plateau to the olympic swimming pool in Beijing; Games suggest how to define rational behavior. Surprising aspects of interactive decision theory; Archaeoastronomy at Giza: the ancient Egyptians' mathematical astronomy in action.
Series Title: MS & A (series), v. 3.
Responsibility: Michele Emmer, Alfio Quarteroni (eds.).
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