Matematica Stupore E Poesia

Author: Bruno D'Amore
Editor: Giunti Editore
ISBN: 8809754492
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What Is Mathematics

Author: Richard Courant
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195105193
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A discussion of fundamental mathematical principles from algebra to elementary calculus designed to promote constructive mathematical reasoning.

La Didattica Al Lavoro Analisi Delle Pratiche Educative Nell Istruzione E Formazione Professionale

Author: Giuseppe Tacconi
Editor: FrancoAngeli
ISBN: 8856873559
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Physics And Philosophy

Author: Werner Heisenberg
Editor: Penguin Modern Classics
ISBN: 9780141182155
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Nobel Prize winner Werner Heisenberg's classic account explains the central ideas of the quantum revolution, and his celebrated Uncertainty Principle. The theme of Heisenberg's exposition is that words and concepts familiar in daily life can lose their meaning in the world of relativity and quantum physics. This in turn has profound philosophical implications for the nature of reality and for our total world view. 'It carries the reader, with remarkable clarity, from the esoteric world of atomic physics to the world of people, language and the conception of our shared reality' Paul Davies.

Applications Of Mathematics In Models Artificial Neural Networks And Arts

Author: Vittorio Capecchi
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789048185818
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The book shows a very original organization addressing in a non traditional way, but with a systematic approach, to who has an interest in using mathematics in the social sciences. The book is divided in four parts: (a) a historical part, written by Vittorio Capecchi which helps us understand the changes in the relationship between mathematics and sociology by analyzing the mathematical models of Paul F. Lazarsfeld, the model of simulation and artificial societies, models of artificial neural network and considering all the changes in scientific paradigms considered; (b) a part coordinated by Pier Luigi Contucci on mathematical models that consider the relationship between the mathematical models that come from physics and linguistics to arrive at the study of society and those which are born within sociology and economics; (c) a part coordinated by Massimo Buscema analyzing models of artificial neural networks; (d) a part coordinated by Bruno D’Amore which considers the relationship between mathematics and art. The title of the book "Mathematics and Society" was chosen because the mathematical applications exposed in the book allow you to address two major issues: (a) the general theme of technological innovation and quality of life (among the essays are on display mathematical applications to the problems of combating pollution and crime, applications to mathematical problems of immigration, mathematical applications to the problems of medical diagnosis, etc.) (b) the general theme of technical innovation and creativity, for example the art and mathematics section which connects to the theme of creative cities. The book is very original because it is not addressed only to those who are passionate about mathematical applications in social science but also to those who, in different societies, are: (a) involved in technological innovation to improve the quality of life; (b) involved in the wider distribution of technological innovation in different areas of creativity (as in the project "Creative Cities Network" of UNESCO).

Anne Frank

Author: Anne Frank
Editor: Pocket
ISBN: 9780671707613
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A young girl's journal records her family's struggles during two years of hiding from the Nazis in war-torn Holland.

Understanding The Mathematical Way Of Thinking The Registers Of Semiotic Representations

Author: Raymond Duval
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319569104
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In this book, Raymond Duval shows how his theory of registers of semiotic representation can be used as a tool to analyze the cognitive processes through which students develop mathematical thinking. To Duval, the analysis of mathematical knowledge is in its essence the analysis of the cognitive synergy between different kinds of semiotic representation registers, because the mathematical way of thinking and working is based on transformations of semiotic representations into others. Based on this assumption, he proposes the use of semiotics to identify and develop the specific cognitive processes required to the acquisition of mathematical knowledge. In this volume he presents a method to do so, addressing the following questions: • How to situate the registers of representation regarding the other semiotic “theories” • Why use a semio-cognitive analysis of the mathematical activity to teach mathematics • How to distinguish the different types of registers • How to organize learning tasks and activities which take into account the registers of representation • How to make an analysis of the students’ production in terms of registers Building upon the contributions he first presented in his classic book Sémiosis et pensée humaine, in this volume Duval focuses less on theoretical issues and more on how his theory can be used both as a tool for analysis and a working method to help mathematics teachers apply semiotics to their everyday work. He also dedicates a complete chapter to show how his theory can be applied as a new strategy to teach geometry. “Understanding the Mathematical Way of Thinking – The Registers of Semiotic Representations is an essential work for mathematics educators and mathematics teachers who look for an introduction to Raymond Duval’s cognitive theory of semiotic registers of representation, making it possible for them to see and teach mathematics with fresh eyes.” Professor Tânia M. M. Campos, PHD.

Dk Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide

Author: Gillian Price
Editor: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 1405358653
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide Venice will lead you straight to the very best of this waterborne city. From the meandering canals to world-class art galleries; this guide is your perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists � from the Top 10 unmissable palazzos and villas and the Top 10 most beautiful churches to the Top 10 ways to explore hidden Venice, there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid! The guide is divided by area: the Northern Lagoon; the Southern Lagoon and Venice Lido; Padua, Vicenza and Verona. You�ll find restaurant reviews for every area, as well as recommendations for luxury hotels, bars and places to shop. You�ll also find the insider knowledge every visitor needs to explore every corner of Venice effortlessly in the DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide Venice. DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide Venice - showing you what others only tell you.

A Mathematician Grappling With His Century

Author: Laurent Schwartz
Editor: Springer
ISBN:
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The autobiography of Schwartz, one of the most remarkable intellects of the 20th Century. His love of science and teaching led him to lecture broadly on the significance of science and mathematics to the well being of the world.

Top 10 Venice

Author: Gillian Price
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1465439587
Size: 14,99 MB
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Venice will lead you straight to the very best the city has to offer. Whether you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new eBook-only features. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists--from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals. There's even a list of the Top 10 ways to avoid the crowds. The guide is divided by area, each with its own photo gallery and clear maps pinpointing the top sights. You also can view each location in Google Maps if reading on an Internet-enabled device. Plan each day with our itineraries and see the sights in individual areas. You'll find the insider knowledge you need to explore every corner with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Venice, now with a sleek new eBook design.