Rigour in Communicating Maths: A Mathematical Feature or an Unnecessary Pedantry?

  • Maria Dedò


The need for rigour in mathematical communication may raise non-trivial problems, when the target of this communication includes people with little mathematical background. In what follows we discuss some of these problems, and we argue how it may be possible to keep some kind of mathematical rigour also in an informal way of communicating maths.


Mathematical Object Mathematical Background Mathematical Communication Mathematical Language Informal Communication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Università degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly

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