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Emmer, Michele

Mathknow

Emmer, Michele - Mathknow, ebook

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Table of contents

1. The misuse of mathematics
Ralph Abraham

2. Mathematics and literature
Andrew Crumey

3. Applied partial differential equations: visualization by photography
Peter Markowich

4. The spirit of algebra
Claudio Procesi

5. Theory and applications of Raptor codes
Amin Shokrollahi

6. Other geometries in architecture: bubbles, knots and minimal surfaces
Tobias Wallisser

7. Soft matter: mathematical models of smart materials
Paolo Biscari

8. Soap films and soap bubbles: from Plateau to the olympic swimming pool in Beijing
Michele Emmer

9. Games suggest how to define rational behavior. Surprising aspects of interactive decision theory
Roberto Lucchetti

10. Archaeoastronomy at Giza: the ancient Egyptians’ mathematical astronomy in action
Giulio Magli

11. Mathematics and food: a tasty binomium
Luca Paglieri, Alfio Quarteroni

12. Detecting structural complexity: from visiometrics to genomics and brain research
Renzo L. Ricca

13. Recreative mathematics: soldiers, eggs and a pirate crew
Nadia Ambrosetti

14. Mathematical magic and society
Fernando Blasco

15. Little Tom Thumb among cells: seeking the cues of life
Giacomo Aletti, Paola Causin, Giovanni Naldi, Matteo Semplice

16. Adam’s Pears
Guido Chiesa

17. Mathematics enters the picture
Massimo Fornasier

18. Multi-physics models for bio-hybrid device simulation
Riccardo Sacco

19. Stress detection: a sonic approach
Laura Tedeschini Lalli

20. Vulnerability to climate change: mathematics as a language to clarify concepts
Sarah Wolf

Keywords: Mathematics, Applications of Mathematics, Mathematics, general, Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics, Computational Mathematics and Numerical Analysis, Computational Science and Engineering, Architecture, general

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
MS&A
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9788847011229

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