Book 2013

Imagine Math 2

Between Culture and Mathematics

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ISBN: 978-88-470-2888-3 (Print) 978-88-470-2889-0 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vii

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

      Introduction

  3. Mathematics, Numbers and Music

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      Pages 3-3

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      Pages 5-10

      The Fascination of Numbers, between Music and Poetry

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      Pages 11-20

      The Solitude of Last Words

  4. Mathematics, Poetry and Literature

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-30

      Gödel’s Childhood and Other Algorithms

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      Pages 31-38

      The Wild Number Problem: Math or Fiction?

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      Pages 39-48

      A Play at Dusk. Mathematics in Literature

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      Pages 49-56

      Mathematics according to Italo Calvino

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      Pages 57-65

      The Mathematical Mind — Iconography of a Tension

  5. Mathematics and Film

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-81

      Spatial Rhythms in Cinema between the Avant-Garde and Entertainment

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      Pages 83-91

      Lessons in Mathematics, at the Cinema

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      Pages 93-100

      Mathematics, Love, and Tattoos

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      Pages 101-104

      Arithmétique

  6. Mathematics and Art

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

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      Pages 107-113

      L’art du Trait est l’attrait de l’Art

  7. Mathematics and Morphology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-126

      Morphogenesis and Dynamical Systems

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      Pages 127-135

      Empirical Evidence that the World Is Not a Computer

  8. Mathematics, Art and Music

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-150

      Numeri Malefici (Evil Numbers): Homage to Fabio Mauri

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      Pages 151-159

      From Pollock’s Summertime to Jacksontime

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      Pages 161-169

      From Canvas to Music: Mathematics as a Tool for the Composition of Jacksontime

  9. Mathematics and Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 171-171

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      Pages 173-180

      Extracting Information from Chaos: a Case in Climatological Analysis

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      Pages 181-184

      On the Tangible Boundary between Real and Virtual

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