Raising Public Awareness of Mathematics

This collective book aims to encourage and inspire actions directed towards raising public awareness of the importance of mathematical sciences for our contemporary society in a cultural and historical perspective. Mathematical societies, in Europe and around the world, can find ideas, blueprints an...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Behrends, Ehrhard (Editor), Crato, Nuno (Editor), Rodrigues, José Francisco (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This collective book aims to encourage and inspire actions directed towards raising public awareness of the importance of mathematical sciences for our contemporary society in a cultural and historical perspective. Mathematical societies, in Europe and around the world, can find ideas, blueprints and suggestions for activities – including concerted actions with other international organizations – directed towards raising public awareness of science, technology and other fields where mathematics plays a strong role. The material is divided into four parts: • National experiences • Exhibitions / mathematical museums • Popularization activities • Popularization: why and how?
Physical Description:XV, 404 p. 292 illus., 254 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783642257100