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Title Imagine math [electronic resource] : between culture and mathematics / Michele Emmer, editor.
Publication Info. Milan ; New York : Springer, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents Part 1. Introduction -- Introduction / Michele Emmer -- Part 2. Homage to Benoît Mandelbrot -- The Fantastic World of Tor' Bled-Nam / Michele Emmer -- Part 3. Venice and "La Fenice" -- The Reconstruction of the Teatro La Fenice: "Splendidezze" and "dorature" (Gleam and Gilding) / Elisabetta Fabbri -- Part 4. Homage to Andrea Pozzo -- Exactitude and Extravagance: Andrea Pozzo's "Viewpoint" / Filippo Camerota -- The Apse Scenes in the Prospective Inventions of Andrea Pozzo / Silvia Carandini -- Andrea Pozzo: Art, Culture and Mathematics / Marco Costamagna -- Part 5. Homage to Hypatia -- Hypatia as Polymath / Michael A. B. Deakin -- Women's Contributions to the Progress of Mathematics: Lights and Shadows / Elisabetta Strickland -- Hypatia's Dream / Massimo Vincenzi -- Part 6. Mathematics and Art -- Modern Geometry versus Modern Architecture / Isabeau Birindelli and Renata Cedrone -- Visual Harmonies: An Exhibition on Art and Math / Michele Emmer -- Emilio Prini, Alison Knowles, and Art's Logic / Cornelia Lauf -- All the Numbers End in Numbers. On a Work by Alighiero Boetti / Andrea Valle -- Part 7. Mathematics and Literature -- The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in Human Sciences: The Attribution of Texts to Antonio Gramsci / Dario Benedetto, Emanuele Caglioti and Mirko Degli Esposti -- Lost in a Good Book: Jorge Borges' Inescapable Labyrinth / William Goldbloom Bloch -- Part 8. Mathematics and Applications -- The Many Faces of Lorenz Knots / Marco Abate -- Waiting for ABRACADABRA. Occurrences of Words and Leading Numbers / Emilio De Santis and Fabio Spizzichino -- Aperiodic Tiling / Gian Marco Todesco -- Part 9. Mathematics and Medicine -- Connecting Ventricular Assist Devices to the Aorta: A Numerical Model / Jean Bonnemain, Simone Deparis and Alfio Quarteroni -- Part 10. Mathematics Elsewhere -- Numeracy, Metrology and Mathematics in Mesopotamia: Social and Cultural Practices / Grégory Chambon -- Origami and Partial Differential Equations / Paolo Marcellini and Emanuele Paolini -- Part 11. Mathematics and Film -- The Möbius Strip / A film by Edouard Blondeau / Edouard Blondeau -- From Brigitte Bardot to Angelina Jolie / Michele Emmer -- Part 12. Homage to Luca Pacioli -- The Mathematical Ideas of Luca Pacioli Depicted by Iacopo de' Barbari in the Doppio ritratto / Enrico Gamba -- De divina proportione: From a Renaissance Treatise to a Multimedia Work for Theatre / Simone Sorini -- Part 13. Mathematics and Music -- Towards a Rational Practice of Arithmetic. A Model for Musical (and Multimedia) Composition / Francesco Scagliola.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Mathematics -- Social aspects.
Mathematics and literature.
Mathematics in art.
Mathematics.
Applications of Mathematics.
Mathematics in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Mathematics in Music.
Mathematics in Art and Architecture.
Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology.
Added Author Emmer, Michele.
Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9788847024274 (electronic bk.)
8847024277 (electronic bk.)
9788847024267
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