Mathematics and Culture in Europe: Mathematics in Art, Technology, Cinema, and Theatre

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It is not true that mathematics has never been able to arouse people's interest. At least, this is our feeling as mathematicians when we meet the general public to explain what we are dealing with in our work, what is the usefulness of mathematics and how it becomes possible to catch its harmony and beauty. Also the cinema changed its attitude on the matter, and some screenplays started to show mathematicians engaged in their work while some recent theatrical pieces have a mathematician as a main character. These ...

Mathematics and Culture in Europe: Mathematics in Art, Technology, Cinema, and Theatre 2007, Springer, Berlin, Germany

ISBN-13: 9783540719632

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