Experimental computation as an ontological game changer: The impact of modern mathematical computation tools on the ontology of mathematics

  • David H. BaileyEmail author
  • Jonathan M. Borwein


Robust, concrete and abstract, mathematical computation and inference on the scale now becoming possible should change the discourse about many matters mathematical. These include: what mathematics is, how we know something, how we persuade each other, what suffices as a proof, the infinite, mathematical discovery or invention, and other such issues.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (retired)BerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.CARMA, The University of NewcastleUniversity DriveCallaghanmAustralia

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