From Combinatorics to Philosophy

  • Ernesto Damiani
  • Ottavio D’Antona
  • Vincenzo Marra
  • Fabrizio Palombi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Gian-Carlo Rota, the Man

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ester Gasperoni Rota
      Pages 3-15
    3. Joseph J. Kohn
      Pages 17-21
  3. Gian-Carlo Rota, the Mathematician

  4. Gian-Carlo Rota, the Philosopher

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Francesca Bonicalzi
      Pages 199-209
    3. Albino Lanciani, Claudio Majolino
      Pages 229-240
    4. Massimo Mugnai
      Pages 241-249

About these proceedings

Introduction

From Combinatorics to Philosophy: The Legacy of G. -C. Rota provides an assessment of G. -C. Rota's legacy to current international research issues in mathematics, philosophy and computer science.

This volume includes chapters by leading researchers, as well as a number of invited research papers. Rota’s legacy connects European and Italian research communities to the USA by providing inspiration to several generations of researchers in combinatorics, philosophy and computer science.

From Combinatorics to Philosophy: The Legacy of G. -C. Rota is of valuable interest to research institutions and university libraries worldwide. This book is also designed for advanced-level students in mathematics, computer science, and philosophy.

Keywords

Algebra Computer Finite G.-C.Rota Invariant Rota combinatorics computer science currentjm legacy logic mathematics philosophy

Editors and affiliations

  • Ernesto Damiani
    • 1
  • Ottavio D’Antona
    • 2
  • Vincenzo Marra
    • 2
  • Fabrizio Palombi
    • 3
  1. 1.Dipto Tecnologie InformaticheUniversità MilanoCremaItaly
  2. 2.Dipto. Informatica e ComunicazioneUniversità MilanoMilanoItaly
  3. 3.Dipto. FilosofiaUniversità della CalabriaCosenzaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-88753-1
  • Copyright Information Springer US 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-88752-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-88753-1