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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.
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.)
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