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Simplicity: Ideals of Practice in Mathematics and the Arts [electronic resource] / edited by Roman Kossak, Philip Ording.

Contributor(s): Kossak, Roman [editor.] | Ording, Philip [editor.] | SpringerLink (Online service).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Mathematics, Culture, and the Arts: Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017Description: XX, 305 p. 26 illus., 1 illus. in color. online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319533858.Subject(s): Arts | Algebra | Mathematics in Art and Architecture | Arts | AlgebraAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No title; Printed edition:: No title; Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 519 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Inner Simplicity vs. Outer Simplicity (E. Ghys) -- The Complexity of Simplicity: The Inner Structure of the Artistic Image (J. Pallasmaa) -- Thinking in Four Dimensions (D. McDuff) -- Kant, Co-Production, Actuality, and Pedestrian Space: Remarks on the Philosophical Writings of Fred Sandback (J. Kennedy) -- What Simplicity Is Not (M. Malliaris) -- Constructing the Simples (C. Franks) -- The Simplicity Postulate (M. Senechal) -- The Experience of Meaning (J. Zwicky) -- Math Currents in the Brain (M. Gromov) -- bc, becuz, because ASCII (K. Shepherd) -- "Abstract, Directly Experienced, Highly Simplified, and Self-Contained": Discourses of Simplification, Disorientation, and Process in the Arts (R. Stewen) -- Remarks on Simple Proofs (R. Iemhoff) -- The Fluidity of Simplicity (J. Floyd) -- "Mathematical Typography" (After Donald Knuth, 1978) (D. Sinister) -- Simplicity Via Complexity (A. Villaveces) -- On the Alleged Simplicity of Impure Proof (A. Arana) -- Minimalism and Foundations (S. Gerhardt) -- Economy of Thought: A Neglected Principle of Mathematics Education (A. Borovik) -- Simplicity is the Point (D. Sullivan) -- Appendix A: Simplicity, in Mathematics and in Art (A. Jackson) -- Appendix B: Conference Program -- Index.
In: Springer eBooksSummary: To find "criteria of simplicity" was the goal of David Hilbert's recently discovered twenty-fourth problem on his renowned list of open problems given at the 1900 International Congress of Mathematicians in Paris. At the same time, simplicity and economy of means are powerful impulses in the creation of artworks. This was an inspiration for a conference, titled the same as this volume, that took place at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in April of 2013. This volume includes selected lectures presented at the conference, and additional contributions offering diverse perspectives from art and architecture, the philosophy and history of mathematics, and current mathematical practice.
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Inner Simplicity vs. Outer Simplicity (E. Ghys) -- The Complexity of Simplicity: The Inner Structure of the Artistic Image (J. Pallasmaa) -- Thinking in Four Dimensions (D. McDuff) -- Kant, Co-Production, Actuality, and Pedestrian Space: Remarks on the Philosophical Writings of Fred Sandback (J. Kennedy) -- What Simplicity Is Not (M. Malliaris) -- Constructing the Simples (C. Franks) -- The Simplicity Postulate (M. Senechal) -- The Experience of Meaning (J. Zwicky) -- Math Currents in the Brain (M. Gromov) -- bc, becuz, because ASCII (K. Shepherd) -- "Abstract, Directly Experienced, Highly Simplified, and Self-Contained": Discourses of Simplification, Disorientation, and Process in the Arts (R. Stewen) -- Remarks on Simple Proofs (R. Iemhoff) -- The Fluidity of Simplicity (J. Floyd) -- "Mathematical Typography" (After Donald Knuth, 1978) (D. Sinister) -- Simplicity Via Complexity (A. Villaveces) -- On the Alleged Simplicity of Impure Proof (A. Arana) -- Minimalism and Foundations (S. Gerhardt) -- Economy of Thought: A Neglected Principle of Mathematics Education (A. Borovik) -- Simplicity is the Point (D. Sullivan) -- Appendix A: Simplicity, in Mathematics and in Art (A. Jackson) -- Appendix B: Conference Program -- Index.

To find "criteria of simplicity" was the goal of David Hilbert's recently discovered twenty-fourth problem on his renowned list of open problems given at the 1900 International Congress of Mathematicians in Paris. At the same time, simplicity and economy of means are powerful impulses in the creation of artworks. This was an inspiration for a conference, titled the same as this volume, that took place at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in April of 2013. This volume includes selected lectures presented at the conference, and additional contributions offering diverse perspectives from art and architecture, the philosophy and history of mathematics, and current mathematical practice.

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