Item description for Mathematics and Culture IV by Michele Emmer...
Gaudi's dream which will be reached finalizing the construction of the "Sagrada Familia" in Barcelona, the victory of the Swiss sail boat "Alinghi", which won America's Cup, films such as " A Beautiful Mind" and "Enigma", the theatrical play based on the life of Galois, the images of the Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher, crypotography, comics. What all these topics have in common? Mathematics, of course. This book focuses on the important role of mathematics in culture. It shows how very complex links between mathematics and culture can be not only interesting and stimulating but also fun.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Dec 28, 2006
ISBN 3540342540 ISBN13 9783540342540
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More About Michele Emmer
Michele Emmer is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Rome "La Sapienza."