Geometry at Work: Papers in Applied Geometry
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Geometry at Work: Papers in Applied Geometry

by Catherine A. Gorini, Catherine Gorini
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0883851644

ISBN-13: 9780883851647

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Mathematical Association of America

Beginning with art and architecture and culminating with science and mathematics itself, this book discusses geometric ideas and their many applications throughout history. These range from ancient to modern, concrete to abstract, and familiar to cutting edge. Each chapter is written by a leading expert or pioneer in their own field, and the book should be a valuable

Overview

Beginning with art and architecture and culminating with science and mathematics itself, this book discusses geometric ideas and their many applications throughout history. These range from ancient to modern, concrete to abstract, and familiar to cutting edge. Each chapter is written by a leading expert or pioneer in their own field, and the book should be a valuable resource for students and teachers of geometry alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780883851647
Publisher:
Mathematical Association of America
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Notes Series
Edition description:
CAS & BOOK
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Geometry at work in art and architecture K. Williams, P. Calter and J. Kappraff; 2. Geometry at work in Vedic civilization D. W. Henderson and J. F. Price; 3. Geometry at work in the classroom M. Ascher and M. V. Pokrovskaya; 4. Geometry at work in engineering J. Casey, R. Shahidi, B. Servatius, G. Nagy and B. Mishra; 5. Geometry at work in decision-making processes D. G. Saari, K. P. Bennett and E. J. Bredensteiner; 6. Geometry at work in mathematics and science A. Boerkoel, C. Radin, L. H. Kauffman, T. Pisanski, M. Randic, T. Burger and P. Gritzmann.

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