Imagine Math 2: Between Culture and Mathematics by Michele Emmer (auth.), Michele Emmer (eds.)

By Michele Emmer (auth.), Michele Emmer (eds.)

Imagine arithmetic, think with the aid of arithmetic, think new worlds, new geometries, new kinds. the hot quantity within the sequence “Imagine Math” is meant to give a contribution to greedy how a lot that's fascinating and new is occurring within the relationships among arithmetic, mind's eye and tradition.

The current publication starts with the connections among arithmetic, numbers, poetry and track, with the most recent opera via Italian composer Claudio Ambrosini. Literature and narrative additionally play a big position the following. there's cinema too, with the “erotic” arithmetic motion pictures through Edward Frenkel, and the recent brief “Arithmétique “ via Munari and Rovazzani. The part on purposes of arithmetic includes a research of ants, in addition to the sophisticated kinds and surfaces generated by way of algorithms utilized in the performances by means of Adrien Mondot and Claire Bardainne. final yet no longer least, in honour of the hundredth anniversary of his delivery, a mathematical, literary and theatrical homage to Alan Turing, one of many extraordinary figures of the 20th century.

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Accordingly Triangles are confined to the lowest level, while Circles occupy the highest one and hold complete sway. But this mathematical rigor is not sufficient to avoid wrongs and oppression, such as, just to name a few, the discrimination against women, and the suppression of any irregular polygon, thus resulting in the refusal of any diversity, or, more generally, the mortification of any imagination and utopia. Flatland is a flat land even and especially in its spirit and its moral values. Any longing for higher dimensions – such as the third, or the fourth, or higher – is banished and punished.

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