Subject 
Mathematics.


Mathematics  Popular works.

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1 online resource (xxvi, 224 pages) : illustrations 
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Contents 
Foreword / Roger Penrose  Introduction / Mircea Pitici  The prospects for mathematics in a multimedia civilization / Philip J. Davis  Fearful symmetry / Ian Stewart  E pluribus unum : from complexity, universality / Terence Tao  Degrees of separation / Gregory Goth  Randomness / Charles Seife  Randomness in music / Donald E. Knuth  Playing the odds / Soren Johnson  Machines of the infinite / John Pavlus  Bridges, string art, and Bézier curves / Renan Gross  Slicing a cone for art and science / Daniel S. Silver  High fashion meets higher mathematics / Kelly Delp  The Jordan curve theorem is nontrivial / Fiona Ross and William T. Ross  Why mathematics? What mathematics? / Anna Sfard  Math anxiety : who has it, why it develops, and how to guard against it / Erin A. Maloney and Sian L. Beilock  How old are the platonic solids? / David R. Lloyd  Early modern mathematical instruments / Jim Bennett  A revolution in mathematics? What really happened a century ago and why it matters today / Frank Quinn  Errors of probability in historical context / Prakash Gorroochurn  The end of probability / Elie Ayache  An abc proof too tough even for mathematicians / Kevin Hartnett. 
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Alt author 
Pitici, Mircea, 1965


Penrose, Roger,

ISBN 
9781400847990 (electronic book) 

1400847990 (electronic book) 

9781306154161 (electronic book) 

1306154162 (electronic book) 

9780691160412 (paperback) 

0691160414 (paperback) 
