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Mathematics_and_Statistics
Philosophy_and_Religion
Business_and_Economics
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New Perspectives on Games and Interaction
Amsterdam University Press
2008
1 electronic resource (330 p.)
This volume is a collection of papers presented at the 2007 colloquium on new perspectives on games and interaction at the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences in Amsterdam. The purpose of the colloquium was to clarify the uses of the concepts of game theory, and to identify promising new directions. This important collection testifies to the growing importance of game theory as a tool to capture the concepts of strategy, interaction, argumentation, communication, cooperation and competition. Also, it provides evidence for the richness of game theory and for its impressive and growing application.<p>New Perspective on Games and Interaction is gebaseerd op het gelijknamige congres dat begin 2007 plaatsvond in het KNAW. Centraal stond het gebruik van speltheorie in de disciplines logica, informatica, taalkunde en economie. Deze disciplines hebben zich voornamelijk geïsoleerd van elkaar ontwikkeld. Het doel van het congres was de onderzoekers uit deze disciplines samen te brengen en interdisciplinaire relaties aan te moedigen. New Perspective on Games and Interaction is een getuigenis van het groeiende belang van speltheorie als middel om strategieën, interactie, argumentatie, communicatie, samenwerking en concurrentie te ontwikkelen.
English
Mathematics
Philosophy (General)
Economic theory. Demography
Economics
Philosophy
Mathematics
Economie
Filosofie
Wiskunde
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oai:doab-books:13087
2016-09-06T11:01:13Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Science_General
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3938616350
Roquette, Peter
aut
Helmut Hasse und Emmy Noether - Die Korrespondenz 1925 - 1935
Universitätsverlag Göttingen
2006
1 electronic resource ( p.)
This book reproduces the complete extant correspondence between Emmy Noether and Helmut Hasse. There are 82 such letters, of which 79 are from Noether to Hasse, dating from 1925 until Noether's sudden death in 1935. The correspondence reflects a crucial period in the development of 20th century algebra and number theory, in particular class field theory. Details of proofs appear alongside with conjectures and speculations. Also discussed are questions of textbook presentation, e.g., of Galois theory. Aside from mathematical details, the spontaneity of Noether's style allows many glimpses at the image that Emmy Noether and Helmut Hasse had of the topics they were working in. The Hasse - Noether correspondence is a rich source for those who are interested in the rise and the development of mathematical notions and ideas. Each letter is accompanied by a detailed commentary supplied by the editors. For the convenience of the reader, numerous cross-references, extended indexes, and short biographies of all persons mentioned in the correspondence have been added.<p>This book reproduces the complete extant correspondence between Emmy Noether and Helmut Hasse. There are 82 such letters, of which 79 are from Noether to Hasse, dating from 1925 until Noether's sudden death in 1935. The correspondence reflects a crucial period in the development of 20th century algebra and number theory, in particular class field theory. Details of proofs appear alongside with conjectures and speculations. Also discussed are questions of textbook presentation, e.g., of Galois theory. Aside from mathematical details, the spontaneity of Noether's style allows many glimpses at the image that Emmy Noether and Helmut Hasse had of the topics they were working in. The Hasse - Noether correspondence is a rich source for those who are interested in the rise and the development of mathematical notions and ideas. Each letter is accompanied by a detailed commentary supplied by the editors. For the convenience of the reader, numerous cross-references, extended indexes, and short biographies of all persons mentioned in the correspondence have been added.
German
Mathematics
Science (General)
mathematics
correspondence
mathematics
correspondence
Lemmermeyer, Franz
aut
Noether, Emmy
aut
Hasse, Helmut
aut
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oai:doab-books:13241
2016-09-06T11:01:13Z
Science_General
Mathematics_and_Statistics
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Roquette, Peter
aut
Emil Artin und Helmut Hasse - Die Korrespondenz 1923-1934
Universitätsverlag Göttingen
2008
1 electronic resource ( p.)
This book contains the full text of the letters from Emil Artin to Helmut Hasse, as they are preserved in the Handschriftenabteilung of the Göttingen University Library. There are 49 such letters, written in the years 1923-1934, discussing mathematical problems of the time. The corresponding letters in the other direction, i.e., from Hasse to Artin, seem to be lost. We have supplemented Artin‘s letters by detailed comments, combined with a description of the mathematical environment of Hasse and Artin, and of the relevant literature. In this way it has become possible to sufficiently reconstruct the content of the corresponding letters from Hasse to Artin too. Artin and Hasse were among those who shaped modern algebraic number theory, in particular class field theory. Their correspondence admits a view of the ideas which led to the great achievements of their time, starting from Artin‘s L-series and his reciprocity law towards Hasse‘s norm symbol, local class field theory and the Local-Global Principle. These letters are a valuable source for understanding the rise and development of mathematical ideas and notions as we see them today. The book is a follow-up of our earlier book on the correspondence between Hasse and Emmy Noether. It is thus the second of a series which aims to open access to the rich collection of Hasse‘s mathematical letters and notes contained in the Göttingen Handschriftenabteilung.<p>This book contains the full text of the letters from Emil Artin to Helmut Hasse, as they are preserved in the Handschriftenabteilung of the Göttingen University Library. There are 49 such letters, written in the years 1923-1934, discussing mathematical problems of the time. The corresponding letters in the other direction, i.e., from Hasse to Artin, seem to be lost. We have supplemented Artin‘s letters by detailed comments, combined with a description of the mathematical environment of Hasse and Artin, and of the relevant literature. In this way it has become possible to sufficiently reconstruct the content of the corresponding letters from Hasse to Artin too. Artin and Hasse were among those who shaped modern algebraic number theory, in particular class field theory. Their correspondence admits a view of the ideas which led to the great achievements of their time, starting from Artin‘s L-series and his reciprocity law towards Hasse‘s norm symbol, local class field theory and the Local-Global Principle. These letters are a valuable source for understanding the rise and development of mathematical ideas and notions as we see them today. The book is a follow-up of our earlier book on the correspondence between Hasse and Emmy Noether. It is thus the second of a series which aims to open access to the rich collection of Hasse‘s mathematical letters and notes contained in the Göttingen Handschriftenabteilung.
German
Science (General)
Mathematics
history of mathematics
history of mathematics
Lemmermeyer, Franz
aut
Frei, Günther
aut
Helmut Hasse
aut
Emil Artin
aut
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oai:doab-books:15243
2016-12-29T13:23:17Z
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Mathematics_and_Statistics
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Roquette, Peter
aut
Die mathematischen Tagebücher von Helmut Hasse 1923 - 1935 - with an introduction in English
Universitätsverlag Göttingen
2012
1 electronic resource (563 p.)
This book contains the full text of the mathematical notebooks of Helmut Hasse (1898-1979), who was one of the leading mathematicians of the 20th century. The originals have been preserved in the Handschriftenabteilung at the Göttingen University Library. There are a total of seven volumes which contain 98 entries all together; these span the time period from July 1923 to February 1935. Each of the entries is preceded by a short comment. An extensive bibliography is provided. Compared to the other documents and papers from Hasse Nachlass at Göttingen, these papers are quite different. They detail Hasse‘s mathematical background, interests and his way of approaching problems. Many of the entries are inspired by Hasse‘s discussions with other mathematicians (for example, Emil Artin is often mentioned). One of the notable highlights in the entries is the first documentation of Artin‘s conjecture on primitive roots (1927), which Hasse noted down after a discussion with Artin. Another example is the first proof of the Riemann hypothesis for an extended class of function fi elds of high genus, namely those of the generalised Fermat fields with a finite field of constants (1932), after corresponding with Harold Davenport.<p>This book contains the full text of the mathematical notebooks of Helmut Hasse (1898-1979), who was one of the leading mathematicians of the 20th century. The originals have been preserved in the Handschriftenabteilung at the Göttingen University Library. There are a total of seven volumes which contain 98 entries all together; these span the time period from July 1923 to February 1935. Each of the entries is preceded by a short comment. An extensive bibliography is provided. Compared to the other documents and papers from Hasse Nachlass at Göttingen, these papers are quite different. They detail Hasse‘s mathematical background, interests and his way of approaching problems. Many of the entries are inspired by Hasse‘s discussions with other mathematicians (for example, Emil Artin is often mentioned). One of the notable highlights in the entries is the first documentation of Artin‘s conjecture on primitive roots (1927), which Hasse noted down after a discussion with Artin. Another example is the first proof of the Riemann hypothesis for an extended class of function fi elds of high genus, namely those of the generalised Fermat fields with a finite field of constants (1932), after corresponding with Harold Davenport.
German
History (General)
Mathematics
Notebooks
Göttingen University Library
Harold Davenport
Emil Artin
Riemann Hypothesis
Notebooks
Göttingen University Library
Harold Davenport
Emil Artin
Riemann Hypothesis
Lemmermeyer, Franz
aut
Hasse, Helmut
aut
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oai:doab-books:15244
2016-09-06T11:01:13Z
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Mathematics_and_Statistics
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15244
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9783863950941
Habermann, Katharina
aut
Die Kalenderbriefe des Georg Albrecht Hamberger - im Kontext der Kalenderreform von 1700
Universitätsverlag Göttingen
2012
1 electronic resource (197 p.)
Mit der päpstlichen Bulle „Inter Gravissimas“ wurde 1582 der nach Papst Gregor XIII. benannte Gregorianische Kalender eingeführt. In Deutschland wurde dieser Kalender anfangs nur von katholisch regierten Ländern übernommen. Die protestantischen lehnten ihn grundsätzlich - weil vom Papst angeordnet - ab. Das führte zum Paradoxon einer doppelten Kalenderführung in Deutschland während des gesamten 17. Jahrhunderts. Nachdem die Spaltung der Zeitrechnung und des Kalenderwesens in Deutschland über ein Jahrhundert angedauert hatte, wurde von den evangelischen Reichständen auf dem Immerwährenden Reichstag in Regensburg im September 1699 eine Kalenderreform beschlossen und im Jahr 1700 umgesetzt. Die in dieser Edition anlässlich seines 350. Geburtstages veröffentlichten Briefe und Manuskripte des Mathematikers Georg Albrecht Hamberger stammen aus den Jahren 1699 und 1700 und stehen im Zusammenhang mit seinen Aktivitäten im Zuge der Kalenderreform von 1700.<p>Mit der päpstlichen Bulle „Inter Gravissimas“ wurde 1582 der nach Papst Gregor XIII. benannte Gregorianische Kalender eingeführt. In Deutschland wurde dieser Kalender anfangs nur von katholisch regierten Ländern übernommen. Die protestantischen lehnten ihn grundsätzlich - weil vom Papst angeordnet - ab. Das führte zum Paradoxon einer doppelten Kalenderführung in Deutschland während des gesamten 17. Jahrhunderts. Nachdem die Spaltung der Zeitrechnung und des Kalenderwesens in Deutschland über ein Jahrhundert angedauert hatte, wurde von den evangelischen Reichständen auf dem Immerwährenden Reichstag in Regensburg im September 1699 eine Kalenderreform beschlossen und im Jahr 1700 umgesetzt. Die in dieser Edition anlässlich seines 350. Geburtstages veröffentlichten Briefe und Manuskripte des Mathematikers Georg Albrecht Hamberger stammen aus den Jahren 1699 und 1700 und stehen im Zusammenhang mit seinen Aktivitäten im Zuge der Kalenderreform von 1700.
German
History (General)
Mathematics
Calendar
Calendar Reform
Gregorian Calendar
Letters
Manuscripts
Georg Albrecht Hamberger
17th Century
Calendar
Calendar Reform
Gregorian Calendar
Letters
Manuscripts
Georg Albrecht Hamberger
17th Century
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oai:doab-books:15497
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Emanuele Haus
aut
Dynamics of an elastic satellite with internal friction.
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2013
1 electronic resource ( p.)
n this thesis, we study the dynamics of an elastic body whose shape and position evolve due to the gravitational forces exerted by a point-like planet whose position is fixed in the space. The first result of the thesis is that, if any internal deformation of the body dissipates some energy, then the dynamics of the system has only three possible final behaviors:(i) the satellite is expelled to infiniy;(ii) the satellite falls on the planet;(iii) the satellite is captured in synchronous resonance. By item (iii) we mean that the shape of the body reaches a final configuration that a principal axis of inertia is directed towards the attracting planet and that the center of mass of satellite moves on a circle of constant radius.
english
Mathematics
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9788895994581
Paola M. Rancoita
aut
Stochastic methods in cancer research
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2011
1 electronic resource ( p.)
In this thesis, I study three stochastic methods that can be applied for the analysis of data in cancer research and, in particular, to cancer genomic data and to images of angiogenic processes. Cancer is a multistep process where the accumulation of genomic lesions alters cell biology. The latter is under control of several pathways and thus, cancer can arise via different mechanisms affecting different pathways. Due to the general complexity of this disease and the different types of tumors, the efforts of cancer research cover several research areas such as, for example, immunology, genetics, cell biology, angiogenesis.
english
Mathematics
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oai:doab-books:15499
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9788895994666
Stefano Zampini
aut
Non-overlapping domain decomposition methods for three-dimensional cardiac reaction-diffusion models and applications
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2011
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Recent advances in biotechnology and the availability of ever more powerful computers have led to the formulation of increasingly complex models at all levels of life sciences, in particular of cardiac electrophysiology. Multiscale modeling of the bioelectric activity of the heart, taking into account macroscopic (fiber architecture and anisotropy) and microscopic (cellular) features of the tissue, aim to develop predictive tools for future drug design and patient-specific therapies, using detailed and efficient three-dimensional solvers for the governing equations of tissue electrophysiology.
english
Mathematics
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oai:doab-books:15500
2015-04-22T12:59:02Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
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15500
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9788895994147
Andrea Villa
aut
Three dimensional geophysical modelling: from physics to numerical simulation
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2010
1 electronic resource ( p.)
english
Mathematics
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Matteo Bianchi
aut
On some axiomatic extensions of the monoidal T-norm based logic MTL.
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2011
1 electronic resource ( p.)
The scientific area this thesis belongs to is many-valued logics: this means logics in which, from the semantical point of view, we have “intermediate” truth-values, between 0 and 1 (which in turns are designated to represent, respectively, the “false” and the “true”).The classical logic (propositional, for simplicity) is based on the fact that every statement is true or false: this is reflected by the excluded middle law, that is a theorem of this logic. However, there are many reasons that suggest to reject this law: for example, intuitionistic logic does not satisfy it, since this logic reflects a “constructive” conception of mathematics (see [Hey71, Tro69]).
english
Mathematics
Mathematical
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oai:doab-books:15502
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Mathematics_and_Statistics
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9788895994154
Chiara Guardasoni
aut
Wave propagation analysis with boundary element method
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2010
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Wave propagation analysis with boundary element method
english
Mathematics
Mathematical
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oai:doab-books:15503
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Mathematics_and_Statistics
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Federica Sani
aut
Exponential-type inqualities in Rn and applications to elliptic and biharmonic equations
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2013
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Adams’inequality [2] in its original form is nothing but the Trudinger-Moser inequality for Sobolev spaces involving higher order derivatives. In this Thesis we present Adams-type inequalities for unbounded domains in Rn and some applications to existence and multiplicity results for elliptic and biharmonic problems involving nonlinearities with exponential growth
english
Mathematics
Mathematical
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15504
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9788895994598
Marco Maggis
aut
On quasiconvex conditional maps
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2011
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Quasiconvex analysis has important applications in several optimization problems in science, economics and in finance, where convexity may be lost due to absence of global risk aversion, as for example in Prospect Theory
english
Mathematics
Mathematical
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oai:doab-books:15505
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Mathematics_and_Statistics
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15505
20150422
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9788867050659
Jianyi Lin
aut
Exact algorithms for size constrained clustering
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2013
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Clustering or cluster analysis [5] is a method in unsupervised learning and one of the most used techniques in statistical data analysis. Clustering has a wide range of applications in many areas like pattern recognition, medical diagnostics, datamining, biology, market research and image analysis among others. A cluster is a set of data points that in some sense are similar to each other, and clustering is a process of partitioning a data set into disjoint clusters. In distance clustering, the similarity among data points is obtained by means of a distance function.
english
Mathematics
Mathematical
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oai:doab-books:15506
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Mathematics_and_Statistics
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15506
20150422
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9788867050710
Lorenzo Valerio
aut
Stochastic mobility models in space and time
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2013
1 electronic resource ( p.)
An interesting fact in nature is that if we observe agents (neurons, particles, animals, humans) behaving,or more precisely moving, inside their environment, we can recognize – tough at different space or time scales – very specific patterns. The existence of those patterns is quite obvious, since not all things in nature behave totally at random, especially if we take into account thinking species like human beings. On the contrary, their analysis is quite challenging. Indeed, during the years we can find in the literature a lot of efforts to understand the behavior of complex systems through mathematical laws.
english
Mathematics
Mathematical
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oai:doab-books:15531
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Mathematics_and_Statistics
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15531
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Antonio Giuliano Zippo
aut
Neuronal ensemble modelling and analysis with variable order Markov models
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2011
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Neuronal cells (neurons) mainly transmit signals by action potentials or spikes. Neuronal electrical activity is recorded from experimental animals by microelectrodes placed in specific brain areas. These electrochemical fast phenomena occur as all-or-none events and can be analyzed as boolean sequences. Following this approach, several computational analyses reported most variable neuronal behaviors expressed through a large variety of firing patterns [13]. These patterns have been modeled as symbolic strings with a number of different techniques [23, 55]. The results obtained with these methods come (i) from Ventrobasal Thalamic Nuclei (VB) and Somatosensory Cortex (SSI) in Chronic Pain Animals (CPAs), (ii) from Primary Visual (V1) and (SSI) in rat Cortices and, finally, (iii) from IL human Thalamus Nuclei in patients suffering from states of disordered consciousness like Persistent Vegetative State (PVS) and Minimum Conscious State (MCS).
english
Mathematics
Mathematical
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oai:doab-books:15545
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Mathematics_and_Statistics
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9788867051199
Pierangela Accomazzo, Silvia Beltramino, Ada Sargenti
aut
Esplorazioni Matematiche con Geogebra
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2013
1 electronic resource ( p.)
GeoGebra (http://www.geogebra.org/cms/) è un software di geometria dinamica con cui gli studenti possono costruire figure attraverso l’uso di comandi che permettono di collocare oggetti geometrici su un piano. La caratteristica peculiare di GeoGebra è la dinamicità. GeoGebra è gratuito: infatti è un software open-source che si sta diffondendo sempre di più. Questo volume nasce come realizzazione di un progetto di formazione insegnanti con l’utilizzo di GeoGebra, nell’ambito del Piano Lauree Scientifiche di Matematica coordinato da Ornella Robutti nell’anno 2012-13. Il contenuto di questo volume è centrato su un approccio laboratoriale alla matematica, in particolare alla geometria, con l’utilizzo di GeoGebra.
italian
Mathematics
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oai:doab-books:15863
2017-03-10T11:01:09Z
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Social_Sciences
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15863
20170310
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9780199697243
Farrington P. ,David
aut
Explaining Criminal Careers: Implications for Justice Policy
Oxford University Press
2012
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Explaining Criminal Careers presents a simple quantitative theory of crime, conviction and reconviction, the assumptions of the theory are derived directly from a detailed analysis of cohort samples drawn from the “UK Home Office” Offenders Index (OI). Mathematical models based on the theory, together with population trends, are used to make: exact quantitative predictions of features of criminal careers; aggregate crime levels; the prison population; and to explain the age-crime curve, alternative explanations are shown not to be supported by the data. Previous research is reviewed, clearly identifying the foundations of the current work. Using graphical techniques to identify mathematical regularities in the data, recidivism (risk) and frequency (rate) of conviction are analysed and modelled. These models are brought together to identify three categories of offender: high-risk / high-rate, high-risk / low-rate and low-risk / low-rate. The theory is shown to rest on just 6 basic assumptions. Within this theoretical framework the seriousness of offending, specialisation or versatility in offence types and the psychological characteristics of offenders are all explored suggesting that the most serious offenders are a random sample from the risk/rate categories but that those with custody later in their careers are predominantly high-risk/high-rate. In general offenders are shown to be versatile rather than specialist and can be categorised using psychological profiles. The policy implications are drawn out highlighting the importance of conviction in desistance from crime and the absence of any additional deterrence effect of imprisonment. The use of the theory in evaluation of interventions is demonstrated.
English
Mathematics
Social sciences (General)
Criminal Careers
theory of crime
conviction
reconviction
Offenders Index
OI
prison population
age-crime curve
recidivism
Grove G. ,Peter
aut
MacLeod F. ,John
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=15863
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oai:doab-books:15907
2017-01-23T16:35:25Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1145
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15907
20170123
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Neckel, Tobias
aut
Random Differential Equations in Scientific Computing
De Gruyter
2013
1 electronic resource (650 p.)
This book is a holistic and self-contained treatment of the analysis and numerics of random differential equations from a problem-centred point of view. An interdisciplinary approach is applied by considering state-of-the-art concepts of both dynamical systems and scientific computing. The red line pervading this book is the two-fold reduction of a random partial differential equation disturbed by some external force as present in many important applications in science and engineering. First, the random partial differential equation is reduced to a set of random ordinary differential equations in the spirit of the method of lines. These are then further reduced to a family of (deterministic) ordinary differential equations. The monograph will be of benefit, not only to mathematicians, but can also be used for interdisciplinary courses in informatics and engineering.
English
Mathematics
Random differential equations, dynamical systems, scientific computing
Rupp, Florian
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=15907
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https://www.degruyter.com/viewbooktoc/product/209754
oai:doab-books:15939
2015-04-22T12:59:02Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1201
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15939
20150422
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9788867052103
Ornella Robutti (a cura di)
aut
Gare e giochi Matematici: Studenti all’opera
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2014
1 electronic resource (96 p.)
Il PLS (Piano Lauree Scientifiche) Matematica è nato per rendere appassionante la matematica a studenti e insegnanti, tramite la realizzazione di attività coinvolgenti e divertenti. Tre giochi, in particolare, sono stati pensati e organizzati sotto forma di gara (non competitiva) da un team di giovani matematici e proposti agli studenti del Piemonte.Riuscire a coinvolgere e stimolare tutti gli studenti, spesso poco abituati a lavorare in gruppo, è stato uno degli obiettivi degli organizzatori delle gare. Non c’è bisogno di essere geni della matematica per potervi prendere parte, ma occorre solo la voglia di impegnarsi con spirito collaborativo.Le azioni del PLS proposte in questo volume sono indirizzate agli studenti come attività di laboratorio insolite e creative e seguite da conferenze su temi accattivanti, che mettono in luce le varie sfaccettature della matematica nella realtà che ci circonda.In questo volume sono documentate le gare e i giochi, le conferenze orientative e il convegno nazionale PLS riferiti all’A.S. 2012/2013, pensando che i materiali raccolti possano essere riutilizzati dai docenti al fine di ripetere l’esperienza con i propri studenti.
Italian
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Matematica, giochi matematici, insegnamento
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oai:doab-books:15943
2016-09-06T11:01:05Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
History_and_Archaeology
Science_General
publisher_1182
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15943
20160906
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9783205795124
Fengler ,Silke
aut
Kerne, Kooperation und Konkurrenz
Böhlau
2014
1 electronic resource (378 Seiten p.)
At the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century, a new sub-field of physics and chemistry emerged centering on radioactivity. Its disciplinary structures were slow to crystallize. The early phase of this field was characterized by substantial international exchange between the European centers in Vienna, Paris, Berlin and Cambridge and a concomitant high degree of transdisciplinarity. Research on radioactivity was also marked by an unusual openness in respect to gender and gender politics. The volatile political and social context of nuclear research, which abruptly changed several times, acted to further, impede or block these initiatives to transcend diverse boundaries in science, politics, and society. The two central questions of the present project are: How did the agendas and foci of Austrian nuclear research, and the styles of work of the scientists, change within the framework of international cooperation and competition? How were these developments dynamically linked with the political, social and cultural shifts in European history in the 20th century? The historical analysis starts with the founding of the Vienna Institute for Radium Research (IRR), including the institutes for physics at the University of Vienna that worked in close cooperation with the IRR. The period under investigation extends from the late years of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire to World War I, the era of "Red Vienna," the "state of estates" (Ständestaat) and the Nazi dictatorship, down to the full restoration of Austrian sovereignty in 1955. The study will include systematic transnational comparisons with the other centers of European nuclear research, based in part on existing literature from the history of science, as well as exact reconstructions of the bilateral and multilateral cooperative links and relations with the international scientific community. In this way, the proposed project is expected to go beyond the historical reconstruction of nuclear research in Austria and shed light on the importance of nationality and internationality, both for framing politics and as mental and cultural points of reference for the behavior and actions of the scientific actors and the production of scientific knowledge under shifting constellations of war and peace, democracy and dictatorship.<p>Wie veränderte sich die Radioaktivitäts- und Kernforschung in Österreich seit der Entdeckung des Kernzerfalls im späten 19. Jahrhundert bis zum Ende des Zweiten Weltkrieges? Dieses Buch bietet eine profunde Analyse lokaler Forschungstraditionen im politisch-sozialen und wirtschaftlichen Kontext. Die Studie verortet das Institut für Radiumforschung in Wien und andere österreichische Standorte der Radioaktivitäts- bzw. Kernforschung in zwei sich überlagernden Netzwerken: Einerseits im regionalen Forschungsraum der Habsburger Monarchie, der Ersten Republik und des „Dritten Reiches“ und andererseits in der globalen Gemeinschaft der „Radioaktivisten“. Sie zeigt anhand neuer Archivquellen, welche Rolle die in Österreich vorhandenen Ressourcen im globalen Netzwerk der Kernforschung spielten.
de
Mathematics
Modern history, 1453-
Science (General)
Institute for Radium Research, nuclear research in Austria, History of science, National Socialism , The Cold War
Radiuminstitut, Kernforschung in Österreich, Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Nationalsozialismus, Wissenschaftskooperation, Kalter Krieg
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oai:doab-books:16196
2016-09-06T11:01:10Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1218
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16196
20160906
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9782759809134
Quéré ,Yves
aut
Centrales nucléaires et environnement - Prélèvements d'eau et rejets
EDP SCIENCES
2011
1 electronic resource (258 p.)
Environment, nuclear power Plant, pollution, rejection, water<p>Si la tendance au regroupement des industries métallurgiques en pôles de taille mondiale paraît inéluctable, il faut tout faire pour que cette évolution n'entraîne pas un affaissement de la France dans ce domaine clé. En effet, si les grands acteurs mondiaux de la Métallurgie ne peuvent plus s'appuyer,comme encore récemment, sur une recherche et un enseignement publics français forts, l'ensemble de notre système s'asséchera et migrera ailleurs. Qui plus est, la perte de substance ira bien au-delà de la R&D, frappant en particulier le tissu de nos PMI/PME. L'Académie des technologies et l'Académie des sciences présentent ici une analyse de la Métallurgie française, établie par un groupe d'experts animé par André Pineau, de l'Académie des technologies, et Yves Quéré, de l'Académie des sciences. Cet ouvrage synthétique, complété par des annexes numérisées, décrit en premier lieu la Métallurgie comme science, en tant que telle, en lien fort avec l'ingénierie, ou génie métallurgique. Il établit ensuite un diagnostic de la situation pour les divers grands secteurs industriels ainsi que pour la recherche et l'enseignement. L'ambition est ici de montrer que la Métallurgie constitue une discipline scientifique à part entière, présente dans des champs innombrables de l'industrie, où elle est source de progrès et réservoir d'emplois ; et de rappeler qu'il faut du temps pour construire des compétences indispensables, tant scientifi ques que techniques, qu'un rien suffi t à détruire. Le rapport montre également que la Métallurgie a perdu, en France, une grande part de sa substance, en raison à la fois de multiples réorganisations industrielles récentes et d'un désengagement du monde académique, largement dû aux effets de mode. C'est pourquoi des mesures urgentes, dans l'enseignement, la recherche universitaire et industrielle, l'information du public, la sensibilisation des décideurs et des acteurs… doivent être impérativement prises. Devant la gravité des évolutions recensées, qui rejaillissent notamment sur les emplois, les compétences, la R&D…, les deux académies proposent aux décideurs, publics et privés, une stratégie déclinée en une série de recommandations : dans chaque domaine est décrit l'état actuel et sont proposées des pistes de développement scientifi que et appliqué. Perdre une position de pôle dans ces domaines est dangereux ; en prendre une de leader est un défi à relever. Nous sommes actuellement à ce tournant et, en cela, nous sommes sans doute condamnés à l'excellence.
French
Mathematics
Environment
nuclear power Plant
pollution
rejection
water
Pineau ,André
aut
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oai:doab-books:16325
2017-03-10T11:01:02Z
Languages_and_Literatures
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1243
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16325
20170310
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Klamer ,Marian
aut
The Alor-Pantar languages: History and typology
Language Science Press
2014
1 electronic resource (477 p.)
The Alor-Pantar family constitutes the westernmost outlier group of Papuan(Non-Austronesian) languages. Its twenty or so languages are spoken onthe islands of Alor and Pantar, located just north of Timor, in eastern In-donesia. Together with the Papuan languages of Timor, they make up theTimor-Alor-Pantar family. The languages average 5,000 speakers and areunder pressure from the local Malay variety as well as the national lan-guage, Indonesian.This volume studies the internal and external linguistic history of thisinteresting group, and showcases some of its unique typological features,such as the preference to index the transitive patient-like argument onthe verb but not the agent-like one; the extreme variety in morphologi-cal alignment patterns; the use of plural number words; the existence ofquinary numeral systems; the elaborate spatial deictic systems involvingan elevation component; and the great variation exhibited in their kinshipsystems.Unlike many other Papuan languages, Alor-Pantar languages do not ex-hibit clause-chaining, do not have switch reference systems, never suffixsubject indexes to verbs, do not mark gender, but do encode clusivity intheir pronominal systems. Indeed, apart from a broadly similar head-finalsyntactic profile, there is little else that the Alor-Pantar languages sharewith Papuan languages spoken in other regions. While all of them showsome traces of contact with Austronesian languages, in general, borrow-ing from Austronesian has not been intense, and contact with Malay andIndonesian is a relatively recent phenomenon in most of the Alor-Pantarregion.
English
Philology. Linguistics
Mathematics
linguistics
typology
Papuan languages
Alor-Pantar languages
numeral systems
elevationals
comparative linguistics
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oai:doab-books:16372
2016-09-06T11:01:06Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Philosophy_and_Religion
publisher_1136
nam 22 3u
16372
20160906
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9781607852025
Morton ,Timothy
aut
Realist Magic : Objects, Ontology, Causality
Open Humanities Press
2013
1 electronic resource (234 p.)
Object-oriented ontology offers a startlingly fresh way to think about causality that takes into account developments in physics since 1900. Causality, argues, Object Oriented Ontology (OOO), is aesthetic. In this book, Timothy Morton explores what it means to say that a thing has come into being, that it is persisting, and that it has ended. Drawing from examples in physics, biology, ecology, art, literature and music, Morton demonstrates the counterintuitive yet elegant explanatory power of OOO for thinking causality.
English
Mathematics
Philosophy (General)
ontology
physics
causality
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oai:doab-books:16382
2017-03-10T11:01:09Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1233
nam 22 3u
16382
20170310
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9781925021622
Kostanski ,Laura
aut
Indigenous and Minority Placenames : Australian and International Perspectives
ANU Press
2014
1 electronic resource ( p.)
This book showcases current research into Indigenous and minority placenames in Australia and internationally. Many of the chapters in this volume originated as papers at a Trends in Toponymy conference hosted by the University of Ballarat in 2007 that featured Australian and international speakers. The chapters in this volume provide insight into the quality of toponymic research that is being undertaken in Australia and in countries such as Canada, Finland, South Africa, New Zealand, and Norway. The research presented here draws on the disciplines of linguistics, geography, history, and anthropology. The book includes meticulous studies of placenames in central NSW and the Upper Hunter region; Gundungurra cave names; western Arnhem Land; Northern Cape York Peninsula and Mount Wheeler in Queensland; saltwater placenames around Mer in the Torres Strait; and the Kaurna in South Australia.
English
Mathematics
Toponymy
Australia
Indigenous
Hercus ,Luise
aut
Clark D. ,Ian
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=16382
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oai:doab-books:16445
2015-08-24T15:03:32Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1201
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16445
20150824
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Pierangela Accomazzo, Silvia Beltramino, Ada Sargenti
aut
Esplorazioni Matematiche con Geogebra II
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2014
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Questo volume si aggiunge al precedente, distribuito al Convegno DI.FI.MA. 2013, e ne è la naturale prosecuzione: infatti mentre quello era prevalentemente rivolto alla secondaria di primo grado e al primo biennio della secondaria di secondo grado, questo affronta temi solo per la scuola secondaria di secondo grado. Come il precedente volume raccoglie proposte ed esperienze didattiche che derivano da attività di formazione insegnanti del GeoGebra Institute di Torino: il Progetto Lauree Scientifiche del Dipartimento di Matematica dell’Università di Torino e il progetto Comunità di Pratica con GeoGebra de La Casa degli Insegnanti-CESEDI. Sono infatti raccolte sia esercitazioni dei formatori, sia sperimentazioni dei corsisti,tutte centrate su un approccio laboratoriale della matematica.
Italian
Mathematics
matematica, didattica, geogebra, manuali
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oai:doab-books:16484
2017-01-23T16:47:14Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Philosophy_and_Religion
publisher_1145
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16484
20170123
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9783110372717
Wronski, Leszek
aut
Reichenbach’s Paradise. Constructing the Realm of Probabilstic Common “Causes”
De Gruyter
2014
1 electronic resource (113 p.)
Since its introduction by Hans Reichenbach, many philosophers have claimed to refute the idea – known as the common cause principle – that any surprising correlation between any two factors that do not directly influence one another is due to some common cause. For example, falsity of the principle is frequently inferred from falsifiability of Bell’s inequalities. The author demonstrates, however, that the situation is not so straightforward. There is more than one version of the principle formulated with the use of different variants of Reichenbach-inspired notions; their falsity still remains an open question. The book traces different formulations of the principle and provides proofs of a few pertinent theorems, settling the relevant questions in various probability spaces. In exploring mathematical and philosophical issues surrounding the principle, the book offers both philosophical insight and mathematical rigor.
English
Probabilities. Mathematical statistics
Philosophy (General)
Common Cause Principle, Reichenbach, Probability, Causality
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oai:doab-books:16536
2017-02-25T11:01:27Z
History_and_Archaeology
Agriculture_and_Food_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1092
nam 22 3u
16536
20170225
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9783863951603
Vogel-Prandtl, Johanna
aut
Ludwig Prandtl - A personal biography drawn from memories and correspondence
Universitätsverlag Göttingen
2014
1 electronic resource (247 p.)
When Ludwig Prandtl took up the Chair of Applied Mechanics at Göttingen University in 1904, the small university town became the cradle of modern fluid mechanics and aerodynamics. Not only did Prandtl found two research institutions of worldwide renown, the Aerodynamische Versuchsanstalt (AVA) and the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Strömungsforschung, but with the so-called ‘Göttingen School’ he also established an exceptionally fertile line of scientific thinking, unique for its special balance of intuition for physics and mathematical precision. The scientific methods developed by Prandtl and his pupils are manifested in numerous dissertations, monographs and textbooks that now rate as classics and hence belong to the fundamental works on fluid mechanics. Yet many of these publications have long been out of print and inaccessible for study. The series Göttinger Klassiker der Strömungsmechanik is thus making available selected publications that emerged from Ludwig Prandtl’s ‘Göttingen School’ or stand in a particular historical relationship to it. This highly personal biography of Ludwig Prandtl compiled by his daughter, Johanna Vogel-Prandtl, is complemented by numerous photographs depicting Prandtl’s working and private life. It completes the picture of the founding father of modern fluid mechanics whose scientific importance continues to resonate to this day.<p>When Ludwig Prandtl took up the Chair of Applied Mechanics at Göttingen University in 1904, the small university town became the cradle of modern fluid mechanics and aerodynamics. Not only did Prandtl found two research institutions of worldwide renown, the Aerodynamische Versuchsanstalt (AVA) and the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut für Strömungsforschung, but with the so-called ‘Göttingen School’ he also established an exceptionally fertile line of scientific thinking, unique for its special balance of intuition for physics and mathematical precision. The scientific methods developed by Prandtl and his pupils are manifested in numerous dissertations, monographs and textbooks that now rate as classics and hence belong to the fundamental works on fluid mechanics. Yet many of these publications have long been out of print and inaccessible for study. The series Göttinger Klassiker der Strömungsmechanik is thus making available selected publications that emerged from Ludwig Prandtl’s ‘Göttingen School’ or stand in a particular historical relationship to it. This highly personal biography of Ludwig Prandtl compiled by his daughter, Johanna Vogel-Prandtl, is complemented by numerous photographs depicting Prandtl’s working and private life. It completes the picture of the founding father of modern fluid mechanics whose scientific importance continues to resonate to this day.
English
History (General)
Agriculture (General)
Mathematics
mechanics
aerodynamics
personal biography
mechanics
aerodynamics
personal biography
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oai:doab-books:16869
2017-01-19T12:42:03Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1145
nam 22 3u
16869
20170119
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9783110426038
9783110427356
Strugariu, Radu
aut
An Introduction to Nonlinear Optimization Theory
De Gruyter
2014
1 electronic resource (318 p.)
The goal of this book is to present the main ideas and techniques in the field of continuous smooth and nonsmooth optimization. Starting with the case of differentiable data and the classical results on constrained optimization problems, and continuing with the topic of nonsmooth objects involved in optimization theory, the book concentrates on both theoretical and practical aspects of this field. This book prepares those who are engaged in research by giving repeated insights into ideas that are subsequently dealt with and illustrated in detail.
English
Mathematics
Optimizaton, Nonsmooth optimization
Durea, Marius
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=16869
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oai:doab-books:16881
2017-01-23T14:27:17Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1145
nam 22 3u
16881
20170123
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9783110409475
9783110426243
Copley, Leslie
aut
Mathematics for the Physical Sciences
De Gruyter
2014
1 electronic resource (446 p.)
The book begins with a thorough introduction to complex analysis, which is then used to understand the properties of ordinary differential equations and their solutions. The latter are obtained in both series and integral representations. Integral transforms are introduced, providing an opportunity to complement complex analysis with techniques that flow from an algebraic approach. This moves naturally into a discussion of eigenvalue and boundary vale problems. A thorough discussion of multi-dimensional boundary value problems then introduces the reader to the fundamental partial differential equations and “special functions” of mathematical physics. Moving to non-homogeneous boundary value problems the reader is presented with an analysis of Green’s functions from both analytical and algebraic points of view. This leads to a concluding chapter on integral equations.
English
Mathematics
mathematical physics, boundary value problems
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oai:doab-books:16883
2016-01-08T13:24:10Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1145
oai:doab-books:17329
2016-12-03T10:39:04Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
17329
20161203
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9783319106854
9783319126883
Sung Je Cho
aut
The Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education: Intellectual and attitudinal challenges
Springer
2015
1 electronic resource (648 p.)
This book comprises the Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME-12), which was held at COEX in Seoul, Korea, from July 8th to 15th, 2012. ICME-12 brought together 3500 experts from 92 countries, working to understand all of the intellectual and attitudinal challenges in the subject of mathematics education as a multidisciplinary research and practice. This work aims to serve as a platform for deeper, more sensitive and more collaborative involvement of all major contributors towards educational improvement and in research on the nature of teaching and learning in mathematics education. It introduces the major activities of ICME-12 which have successfully contributed to the sustainable development of mathematics education across the world. The program provides food for thought and inspiration for practice for everyone with an interest in mathematics education and makes an essential reference for teacher educators, curriculum developers and researchers in mathematics education. The work includes the texts of the four plenary lectures and three plenary panels and reports of three survey groups, five National presentations, the abstracts of fifty one Regular lectures, reports of thirty seven Topic Study Groups and seventeen Discussion Groups.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
mathematics
education
curriculum
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oai:doab-books:17360
2017-01-23T17:05:55Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1145
nam 22 3u
17360
20170123
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9783110426120
9783110439489
Alvanos, Paraskevas
aut
Riemann-Roch Spaces and Computation
De Gruyter
2015
1 electronic resource (151 p.)
The book focuses on the educational perspective of Riemann-Roch spaces and the computation of algebraic structures connected to the Riemann-Roch theorem, which is a useful tool in fields of complex analysis and algebraic geometry. On one hand, the theorem connects the Riemann surface with its topological genus, and on the other it allows us to compute the algebraic function field spaces. In the first part of this book, algebraic structures and some of their properties are presented. The second part shows efficient algorithms and examples connected to Riemann-Roch spaces. What is important, a variety of examples with codes of algorithms are given in the book, covering the majority of the cases.
English
Mathematics
Riemann-Roch spaces, Diophantine equations, integral domains
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=17360
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oai:doab-books:17952
2017-01-24T15:14:34Z
Earth_and_Environmental_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1145
nam 22 3u
17952
20170124
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9783110440287
9783110441437
Ransford, H. Chris
aut
The Far Horizons of Time. Time and Mind in the Universe
De Gruyter
2015
1 electronic resource (128 p.)
What is Time? Assuming no prior specialized knowledge by the reader, the book raises specific, hitherto overlooked questions about how time works, such as how and why anyone can be made to be, at the very same instant, simultaneous with events that are actually days apart. It examines abiding issues in the physics of time or at its periphery which still elude a full explanation ? such as delayed choice experiments, the brain's perception of time during saccadic masking, and more ? and suggests that these phenomena can only exist because they ultimately obey applicable mathematics, thereby agreeing with a modern view that the universe and everything within it, including the mind, are ultimately mathematical structures. It delves into how a number of conundrums, such as the weak Anthropic Principle, could be resolved, and how such resolutions could be tested experimentally. All its various threads converge towards a same new vision of the ultimate essence of time, seen as a side effect from a deeper reality.
English
Geophysics. Cosmic physics
Mathematics
Popular science, time, mystery of time, mathematical universe, space-time, quantum, delayed choice, Bell's inequality, wave function, the brain's perception of time, saccades, anthropic principle
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=17952
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https://www.degruyter.com/viewbooktoc/product/460116
oai:doab-books:17971
2017-01-24T15:33:26Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
History_and_Archaeology
Social_Sciences
publisher_1145
nam 22 3u
17971
20170124
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9783110450521
9783110450644
Schweiger, Gottfried
aut
The Well-Being of Children. Philosophical and Social Scientific Approaches
De Gruyter
2015
1 electronic resource (176 p.)
This volume explores the questions related to the theory, practice, and policy of the well-being and well-becoming of children. It does so in a truly interdisciplinary way with a focus on the social sciences and philosophy, giving therefore justice to the growing insight that studying and promoting the well-being of children has a strong ethical component. It is dependent on the questions of good life, its conditions and cannot be separated from the concept of social justice and moral entitlements of children and their families. In this book, philosophers and social scientists, in close dialogue, shed light on some of the most challenging matters involved.
English
Mathematics
History (General)
Social sciences (General)
motivation, history, social science, culture, emotions
Graf, Gunter
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=17971
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https://www.degruyter.com/viewbooktoc/product/465482
oai:doab-books:17978
2017-01-20T16:37:17Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Physics_and_Astronomy
publisher_1145
nam 22 3u
17978
20170120
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9783110472097
9783110470710
Yang, Xiao-Jun
aut
Fractional Dynamics
De Gruyter
2015
1 electronic resource (392 p.)
The book is devoted to recent developments in the theory of fractional calculus and its applications. Particular attention is paid to the applicability of this currently popular research field in various branches of pure and applied mathematics. In particular, the book focuses on the more recent results in mathematical physics, engineering applications, theoretical and applied physics as quantum mechanics, signal analysis, and in those relevant research fields where nonlinear dynamics occurs and several tools of nonlinear analysis are required. Dynamical processes and dynamical systems of fractional order attract researchers from many areas of sciences and technologies,ranging from mathematics and physics to computer science.
English
Mathematics
Physics
Srivastava, Hari M.
aut
Cattani, Carlo
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=17978
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https://www.degruyter.com/viewbooktoc/product/469437
oai:doab-books:18554
2016-06-10T06:58:18Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1132
nam 22 3u
18554
20160610
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9781783741427
9781783741441
Siklos, Stephen (Author)
aut
Advanced Problems in Mathematics: Preparing for University
Open Book Publishers
2016
1 electronic resource (186 p.)
This book is intended to help students prepare for entrance examinations in mathematics and scientific subjects, including STEP (Sixth Term Examination Papers). STEP examinations are used by Cambridge colleges as the basis for conditional offers in mathematics and sometimes in other mathematics-related subjects. They are also used by Warwick University, and many other mathematics departments recommend that their applicants practice on past papers to become accustomed to university-style mathematics.Advanced Problems in Mathematics is recommended as preparation for any undergraduate mathematics course, even for students who do not plan to take the Sixth Term Examination Paper. The questions analysed in this book are all based on recent STEP questions selected to address the syllabus for Papers I and II, which is the A-level core (i.e. C1 to C4) with a few additions. Each question is followed by a comment and a full solution. The comments direct the reader’s attention to key points and put the question in its true mathematical context. The solutions point students to the methodology required to address advanced mathematical problems critically and independently.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Advanced mathematical problems, STEP examinations, undergraduate mathematics course, calculus, geometry, probability and statistics
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=18554
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oai:doab-books:18966
2016-12-03T10:39:04Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
18966
20161203
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9783319295572
9783319295589
Michael Ruzhansky
aut
Quantization on Nilpotent Lie Groups
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (557 p.)
This book presents a consistent development of the Kohn-Nirenberg type global quantization theory in the setting of graded nilpotent Lie groups in terms of their representations. It contains a detailed exposition of related background topics on homogeneous Lie groups, nilpotent Lie groups, and the analysis of Rockland operators on graded Lie groups together with their associated Sobolev spaces. For the specific example of the Heisenberg group the theory is illustrated in detail. In addition, the book features a brief account of the corresponding quantization theory in the setting of compact Lie groups.The monograph is the winner of the 2014 Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Prize.
English
Probabilities. Mathematical statistics
topological groups
lie groups
abstract harmonic analysis
functional analysis
mathematical physics
statistics
Veronique Fischer
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=18966
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-319-29558-9
oai:doab-books:18979
2016-12-03T10:40:51Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1132
nam 22 3u
18979
20161203
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9781783741373
9781783741397
Gardiner, Tony
aut
Teaching Mathematics at Secondary Level
Open Book Publishers
2016
1 electronic resource (334 p.)
Teaching Mathematics is nothing less than a mathematical manifesto. Arising in response to a limited National Curriculum, and engaged with secondary schooling for those aged 11 ̶ 14 (Key Stage 3) in particular, this handbook for teachers will help them broaden and enrich their students’ mathematical education. It avoids specifying how to teach, and focuses instead on the central principles and concepts that need to be borne in mind by all teachers and textbook authors—but which are little appreciated in the UK at present.This study is aimed at anyone who would like to think more deeply about the discipline of ‘elementary mathematics’, in England and Wales and anywhere else. By analysing and supplementing the current curriculum, Teaching Mathematics provides food for thought for all those involved in school mathematics, whether as aspiring teachers or as experienced professionals. It challenges us all to reflect upon what it is that makes secondary school mathematics educationally, culturally, and socially important.
English
Mathematics
Theory and practice of education
Teaching, secondary school, mathematics, Key Stage 3, secondary education, principles and concepts
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=18979
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oai:doab-books:18985
2016-12-03T10:39:04Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
oai:doab-books:18989
2016-04-27T14:09:09Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1201
nam 22 3u
18989
20160427
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9788867054114
Ornella Robutti
aut
Esplorazione dei Solidi e Oltre: Fare Geometria con gli Zometool
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2016
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Italian
Mathematics
matematica, geometria, zoometrol
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=18989
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oai:doab-books:19128
2016-12-03T10:39:04Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Philosophy_and_Religion
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
19128
20161203
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9783319226859
9783319226866
Peter Schroeder-Heister
aut
Advances in Proof-Theoretic Semantics
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (283 p.)
This volume is the first ever collection devoted to the field of proof-theoretic semantics. Contributions address topics including the systematics of introduction and elimination rules and proofs of normalization, the categorial characterization of deductions, the relation between Heyting's and Gentzen's approaches to meaning, knowability paradoxes, proof-theoretic foundations of set theory, Dummett's justification of logical laws, Kreisel's theory of constructions, paradoxical reasoning, and the defence of model theory.The field of proof-theoretic semantics has existed for almost 50 years, but the term itself was proposed by Schroeder-Heister in the 1980s. Proof-theoretic semantics explains the meaning of linguistic expressions in general and of logical constants in particular in terms of the notion of proof. This volume emerges from presentations at the Second International Conference on Proof-Theoretic Semantics in Tübingen in 2013, where contributing authors were asked to provide a self-contained description and analysis of a significant research question in this area. The contributions are representative of the field and should be of interest to logicians, philosophers, and mathematicians alike.
English
Mathematics
Logic
logic
mathematics
Thomas Piecha
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=19128
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-22686-6
oai:doab-books:19205
2016-09-06T11:01:13Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1092
nam 22 3u
19205
20160906
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9783863952532
Roquette, Peter
aut
Der Briefwechsel Hasse - Scholz - Taussky
Universitätsverlag Göttingen
2016
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Arnold Scholz (1906-1941) war einer der vielversprechendsten jungen Zahlentheoretiker in den 1930er Jahren, einer der besten Kenner der Klassenkörpertheorie. Als Doktorand von Issai Schur war er auch mit gruppentheoretischen Methoden vertraut. Da er während des Dritten Reichs als politisch nicht zuverlässig galt (er war ein enger Freund des ebenfalls „suspekten“ Ernst Zermelo), konnte er keine sichere Stelle finden. Trotzdem gelang es ihm, eine Reihe wichtiger Resultate zu erhalten, u.a. bei der Realisierung von Galoisgruppen und in der Theorie der Normenreste. Der zu einem klaren Verständnis dieser Ergebnisse notwendige kohomologische Apparat war damals noch nicht entwickelt, und daher konnten zunächst nur Wenige mit den Scholzschen Ideen etwas anfangen. Eine Reihe seiner Resultate wurden später wiederentdeckt. Schafarewitsch konnte mit Hilfe der Scholzschen Methoden zeigen, dass jede endliche auflösbare Gruppe als Galoisgruppe einer Erweiterung der rationalen Zahlen vorkommt. Das vorliegende Buch, das als erster Schritt zu einem besseren Verständnis des Werks von Arnold Scholz anzusehen ist, enthält die Korrespondenz zwischen Arnold Scholz und Helmut Hasse einerseits und Olga Taussky andererseits, soweit sie in den Archiven der Universität Göttingen und des California Institute of Technology in Pasadena erhalten sind. Auch die Korrespondenz zwischen Hasse und Taussky bis zum frühen Tod von Arnold Scholz wurde aufgenommen.<p>Arnold Scholz (1906-1941) war einer der vielversprechendsten jungen Zahlentheoretiker in den 1930er Jahren, einer der besten Kenner der Klassenkörpertheorie. Als Doktorand von Issai Schur war er auch mit gruppentheoretischen Methoden vertraut. Da er während des Dritten Reichs als politisch nicht zuverlässig galt (er war ein enger Freund des ebenfalls „suspekten“ Ernst Zermelo), konnte er keine sichere Stelle finden. Trotzdem gelang es ihm, eine Reihe wichtiger Resultate zu erhalten, u.a. bei der Realisierung von Galoisgruppen und in der Theorie der Normenreste. Der zu einem klaren Verständnis dieser Ergebnisse notwendige kohomologische Apparat war damals noch nicht entwickelt, und daher konnten zunächst nur Wenige mit den Scholzschen Ideen etwas anfangen. Eine Reihe seiner Resultate wurden später wiederentdeckt. Schafarewitsch konnte mit Hilfe der Scholzschen Methoden zeigen, dass jede endliche auflösbare Gruppe als Galoisgruppe einer Erweiterung der rationalen Zahlen vorkommt. Das vorliegende Buch, das als erster Schritt zu einem besseren Verständnis des Werks von Arnold Scholz anzusehen ist, enthält die Korrespondenz zwischen Arnold Scholz und Helmut Hasse einerseits und Olga Taussky andererseits, soweit sie in den Archiven der Universität Göttingen und des California Institute of Technology in Pasadena erhalten sind. Auch die Korrespondenz zwischen Hasse und Taussky bis zum frühen Tod von Arnold Scholz wurde aufgenommen.
German
Mathematics
Scholz, Arnold
correspondence
Galois group
mathematics
Scholz, Arnold
correspondence
Galois group
mathematics
Lemmermeyer, Franz
aut
Taussky, Olga
aut
Scholz, Arnold
aut
Hasse, Helmut
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=19205
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oai:doab-books:19207
2016-09-06T11:01:13Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1092
nam 22 3u
19207
20160906
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9783863952594
Herbst, Klaus-Dieter
aut
Erhard Weigel (1625-1699) und seine Schüler - Beiträge des 7. Erhard-Weigel-Kolloquiums 2014
Universitätsverlag Göttingen
2016
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Erhard Weigel (1625-1699) was a German mathematician, astronomer, educator, philosopher, and inventor. He was professor of mathematics at Jena University and is considered a key figure in the development of the mathematical sciences of the 17th Century. In particular, he is known to be the teacher of the young Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) and other notable students. These proceedings record papers presented at an international colloquium held at the Göttingen State and University Library in collaboration with the Erhard Weigel Society based in Jena on December 5-6, 2014. The colloquium was concerned with Erhard Weigel and some of his many students as well as discussed his contribution to the history of science as an excellent educator. Moreover, the colloquium dealt with the flow of impact of his methods and ideas into the scientific community, whose members played a significant role in the scientific revolution of the 17th Century. Finally, a list of known students who attended Weigel's lectures is given.<p>Der Mathematiker, Astronom, Pädagoge, Philosoph und Erfinder Erhard Weigel (1625-1699) war in der zweiten Hälfte des 17. Jahrhunderts Professor an der Universität Jena und gilt als zentrale und bemerkenswert schillernde Persönlichkeit der Wissenschaft des 17. Jahrhunderts. Sein Wirken hatte einen maßgeblichen Anteil am Aufstieg der Salana während der Barockzeit und machte Jena im weitgefächerten Bereich der mathematischen Wissenschaften zu einem inspirierenden Ausgangsort wissenschaftlicher Innovation. Der von Weigel als zentralem Impulsgeber ausgehende Wissens- und Methodentransfer vollzog sich über ein ausgedehntes personelles Beziehungsgefüge unter den Gelehrten der damaligen Zeit. Viele Zeugnisse von denen, die bei ihm studierten, lassen ihn als einen glänzenden Lehrer erkennen. Zu Weigels Studenten zählen sehr bedeutende wie Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, der 1663 von Leipzig nach Jena kam, aber auch zahlreiche, die heute relativ unbekannt sind, in ihrer Zeit jedoch eine angesehene Stellung bekleideten. Der hier – im Leibniz-Jahr 2016 – vorgelegte Tagungsband basiert auf den Vorträgen des siebenten Erhard-Weigel-Kolloquiums, welches am 5. und 6. Dezember 2014 gemeinsam mit der Erhard-Weigel-Gesellschaft Jena an der Niedersächsischen Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen veranstaltet wurde und sich sowohl mit der allgemeinen Thematik des akademischen Lehrer-Schüler-Verhältnisses befasst als auch einzelne Weigel-Schüler und ihr Wirken näher untersucht hat.
German^English
Mathematics
Weigel, Erhard
mathematics
knowledge transfer
method transfer
Weigel, Erhard
mathematics
knowledge transfer
method transfer
Habermann, Katharina
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=19207
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oai:doab-books:19215
2017-03-10T11:01:02Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1233
nam 22 3u
19215
20170310
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9781921934254
Puza ,Borek
aut
Bayesian Methods for Statistical Analysis
ANU Press
2015
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Bayesian methods for statistical analysis is a book on statistical methods for analysing a wide variety of data. The book consists of 12 chapters, starting with basic concepts and covering numerous topics, including Bayesian estimation, decision theory, prediction, hypothesis testing, hierarchical models, Markov chain Monte Carlo methods, finite population inference, biased sampling and nonignorable nonresponse. The book contains many exercises, all with worked solutions, including complete computer code. It is suitable for self-study or a semester-long course, with three hours of lectures and one tutorial per week for 13 weeks.
English
Mathematics
Mathematics
Probability
Statistics
Bayesian inference
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=19215
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oai:doab-books:19217
2017-03-10T11:01:04Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1233
nam 22 3u
19217
20170310
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9781921934193
Breen ,Gavan
aut
Innamincka Talk: A grammar of the Innamincka dialect of Yandruwandha with notes on other dialects
ANU Press
2015
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Innamincka Talk: A grammar of the Innamincka dialect of Yandruwandha with notes on other dialects is one of a pair of companion volumes on Yandruwandha, a dialect of the language formerly spoken on the Cooper and Strzelecki Creeks and the country to the north of the Cooper, in the northeast corner of South Australia and a neighbouring strip of Queensland. The other volume is entitledInnamincka Words. Innamincka Talk is the more technical work of the two and is intended for specialists and for interested readers who are willing to put some time and effort into studying the language.Innamincka Words is for readers, especially descendants of the original people of the area, who are interested in the language, but not necessarily interested in its more technical aspects. It is also a necessary resource for users of Innamincka Talk. These volumes document all that could be learnt from the last speakers of the language in the last years of their lives by a linguist who was involved with other languages at the same time. These were people who did not have a full knowledge of the culture of their forebears, but were highly competent, indeed brilliant, in the way they could teach what they knew to the linguist student.
English
Mathematics
Australia
Aboriginal language
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=19217
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http://oapen.org/download?type=document&docid=611013
oai:doab-books:19221
2017-03-10T11:03:39Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1233
nam 22 3u
19221
20170310
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9781921934216
Breen ,Gavan
aut
Innamincka Words: Yandruwandha dictionary and stories
ANU Press
2015
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Innamincka Words: Yandruwandha dictionary and stories is one of a pair of companion volumes on Yandruwandha, a dialect of the language formerly spoken on the Cooper and Strzelecki Creeks and the country to the north of the Cooper, in the northeast corner of South Australia and a neighbouring strip of Queensland. The other volume is entitled Innamincka Talk: a grammar of the Innamincka dialect of Yandruwandha with notes on other dialects. Innamincka Words is for readers, especially descendants of the original people of the area, who are interested in the language. It is also a necessary resource for users of the more technical Innamincka Talk. These volumes document all that could be learnt from the last speakers of the language in the last years of their lives by a linguist who was involved with other languages at the same time. These were people who did not have a full knowledge of the culture of their forebears, but were highly competent, indeed brilliant, in the way they could teach what they knew to the linguist student.
English
Mathematics
Australia
Aboriginal language
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=19221
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): ANU Press
http://oapen.org/download?type=document&docid=610991
oai:doab-books:19242
2016-09-06T11:01:14Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1092
nam 22 3u
19242
20160906
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9783938616345
Vogel-Prandtl, Johanna
aut
Ludwig Prandtl - ein Lebensbild ; Erinnerungen, Dokumente
Universitätsverlag Göttingen
2005
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Mit der Berufung Ludwig Prandtls als Professor für Angewandte Mechanik wurde die kleine Universitätsstadt Göttingen im Jahr 1904 zur Wiege der modernen Strömungsmechanik und Aerodynamik. Prandtl begründete hier nicht nur mit der Aerodynamischen Versuchsanstalt (AVA) und dem Kaiser- Wilhelm-Institut für Strömungsforschung zwei Forschungseinrichtungen von Weltrang, sondern auch mit der so genannten »Göttinger Schule« eine außergewöhnlich fruchtbare wissenschaftliche Denkweise, die sich durch eine eigentümliche Balance von physikalischer Intuition und mathematischer Exaktheit auszeichnet. Die wissenschaftliche Methode Prandtls und seiner Schüler hat ihren Niederschlag in zahlreichen Dissertationen, Monographien und Lehrbüchern gefunden, die mittlerweile als klassisch gelten und damit zum Grundbestand der Strömungslehre gehören. Doch viele dieser Publikationen sind seit langer Zeit nicht mehr verfügbar. Die Reihe »Göttinger Klassiker der Strömungsmechanik« stellt deshalb ausgewählte Publikationen, die der Göttinger Schule um Ludwig Prandtl zuzurechnen sind oder in einem gewissen historischen Bezug dazu stehen, wieder zur Verfügung. Die sehr persönliche Biografie Ludwig Prandtls, zusammengestellt von seiner jüngeren Tochter Johanna Vogel-Prandtl, wird durch zahlreiche Fotos aus Prandtls Arbeits- und Privatleben ergänzt. Sie rundet das Bild des Gründungsvaters der modernen Strömungsmechanik ab, dessen wissenschaftliche Bedeutung bis auf den heutigen Tag nachwirkt.<p>Mit der Berufung Ludwig Prandtls als Professor für Angewandte Mechanik wurde die kleine Universitätsstadt Göttingen im Jahr 1904 zur Wiege der modernen Strömungsmechanik und Aerodynamik. Prandtl begründete hier nicht nur mit der Aerodynamischen Versuchsanstalt (AVA) und dem Kaiser- Wilhelm-Institut für Strömungsforschung zwei Forschungseinrichtungen von Weltrang, sondern auch mit der so genannten »Göttinger Schule« eine außergewöhnlich fruchtbare wissenschaftliche Denkweise, die sich durch eine eigentümliche Balance von physikalischer Intuition und mathematischer Exaktheit auszeichnet. Die wissenschaftliche Methode Prandtls und seiner Schüler hat ihren Niederschlag in zahlreichen Dissertationen, Monographien und Lehrbüchern gefunden, die mittlerweile als klassisch gelten und damit zum Grundbestand der Strömungslehre gehören. Doch viele dieser Publikationen sind seit langer Zeit nicht mehr verfügbar. Die Reihe »Göttinger Klassiker der Strömungsmechanik« stellt deshalb ausgewählte Publikationen, die der Göttinger Schule um Ludwig Prandtl zuzurechnen sind oder in einem gewissen historischen Bezug dazu stehen, wieder zur Verfügung. Die sehr persönliche Biografie Ludwig Prandtls, zusammengestellt von seiner jüngeren Tochter Johanna Vogel-Prandtl, wird durch zahlreiche Fotos aus Prandtls Arbeits- und Privatleben ergänzt. Sie rundet das Bild des Gründungsvaters der modernen Strömungsmechanik ab, dessen wissenschaftliche Bedeutung bis auf den heutigen Tag nachwirkt.
German
Mathematics
PH
PH
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=19242
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution No Derivatives (CC by-nd)
http://oapen.org/download?type=document&docid=611227
oai:doab-books:19628
2016-10-25T11:32:39Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1375
oai:doab-books:19629
2016-10-25T11:32:43Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1375
oai:doab-books:19631
2016-10-25T11:32:55Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1375
oai:doab-books:19642
2016-10-25T11:35:14Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1375
oai:doab-books:19657
2016-10-25T11:38:40Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1375
oai:doab-books:19668
2016-10-25T11:40:13Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1375
oai:doab-books:19669
2016-10-25T11:40:17Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1375
oai:doab-books:19671
2016-10-25T11:40:41Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1375
oai:doab-books:19688
2016-09-21T12:43:56Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1201
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19688
20160921
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9788867054350
Ornella Robutti
aut
La formazione docenti con Geogebra
Ledizioni - LediPublishing
2016
1 electronic resource (253 p.)
Il quarto GeoGebra Day organizzato dal Dipartimento di Matematica e dall’Istituto di GeoGebra di Torino, si è tenuto presso il liceo D’Azeglio di Torino il 3 ottobre 2014.Per la prima volta dall’inizio dei GeoGebra Day torinesi sono stati invitati esperti provenienti dalle Università e dagli Istituti di GeoGebra di altri Stati (Germania, Spagna, Francia e Australia), rendendo possibile uno scambio internazionale di idee, metodologie e buone pratiche per l’uso di GeoGebra in classe, sia in matematica, sia in fisica.Le tematiche affrontate nelle relazioni plenarie da esperti italiani e stranieri hanno riguardato la modellizzazione, il problem solving, la dimostrazione e il supporto che GeoGebra può fornire in tali attività, l’uso di strumenti e materiali, l’applicazione di metodologie laboratoriali sia nella formazione dei docenti che nel lavoro in classe.
Italian
Mathematics
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=19688
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http://www.ledizioni.it/stag/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Geogebra_day_web.pdf
oai:doab-books:19704
2016-10-25T11:33:13Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1375
oai:doab-books:19706
2016-10-25T11:33:22Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1375
oai:doab-books:19743
2016-10-25T11:38:32Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1375
oai:doab-books:20040
2016-12-19T10:01:44Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1222
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20040
20161219
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9783038422686/9783038422693
aut
Topological Groups: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
MDPI AG - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
2016
1 electronic resource (VIII, 220 p.)
In 1900, David Hilbert asked whether each locally euclidean topological group admits a Lie group structure. This was the fifth of his famous 23 questions which foreshadowed much of the mathematical creativity of the twentieth century. It required half a century of effort by several generations of eminent mathematicians until it was settled in the affirmative. These efforts resulted over time in the Peter-Weyl Theorem, the Pontryagin-van Kampen Duality Theorem for locally compact abelian groups, and finally the solution of Hilbert 5 and the structure theory of locally compact groups, through the combined work of Andrew Gleason, Kenkichi Iwasawa, Deane Montgomery, and Leon Zippin. For a presentation of Hilbert 5 see the 2014 book “Hilbert’s Fifth Problem and Related Topics” by the winner of a 2006 Fields Medal and 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics, Terence Tao.It is not possible to describe briefly the richness of the topological group theory and the many directions taken since Hilbert 5. The 900 page reference book in 2013 “The Structure of Compact Groups” by Karl H. Hofmann and Sidney A. Morris, deals with one aspect of compact group theory. There are several books on profinite groups including those written by John S. Wilson (1998) and by Luis Ribes and Pavel Zalesskii (2012). The 2007 book “The Lie Theory of Connected Pro-Lie Groups” by Karl Hofmann and Sidney A. Morris, demonstrates how powerful Lie Theory is in exposing the structure of infinite-dimensional Lie groups.The study of free topological groups initiated by A.A. Markov, M.I. Graev and S. Kakutani, has resulted in a wealth of interesting results, in particular those of A.V. Arkhangelʹskiĭ and many of his former students who developed this topic and its relations with topology. The book “Topological Groups and Related Structures” by Alexander Arkhangelʹskii and Mikhail Tkachenko has a diverse content including much material on free topological groups. Compactness conditions in topological groups, especially pseudocompactness as exemplified in the many papers of W.W. Comfort, has been another direction which has proved very fruitful to the present day.
English
Mathematics
topological groups, compact groups, profinite groups, locally compact groups, Lie groups, pro-Lie groups, almost periodic, paratopological groups, structure theory, transformation groups, representations, free topological groups, Hilbert’s 5th problem, (locally) minimal topological groups, compactness conditions in topological groups, duality and reflexivity, covering theory for topological groups, suitable sets for topological groups, characterized subgroups
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20040
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http://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/237
oai:doab-books:20088
2017-03-07T12:26:13Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20088
20170307
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9783319405681
9783319405698
Ladislav Kvasz
aut
The Philosophy of Mathematics Education
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (26 p.)
This survey provides a brief and selective overview of research in the philosophy of mathematics education. It asks what makes up the philosophy of mathematics education, what it means, what questions it asks and answers, and what is its overall importance and use? It provides overviews of critical mathematics education, and the most relevant modern movements in the philosophy of mathematics. A case study is provided of an emerging research tradition in one country. This is the Hermeneutic strand of research in the philosophy of mathematics education in Brazil. This illustrates one orientation towards research inquiry in the philosophy of mathematics education. It is part of a broader practice of ‘philosophical archaeology’: the uncovering of hidden assumptions and buried ideologies within the concepts and methods of research and practice in mathematics education. An extensive bibliography is also included.
English
Mathematics
Mathematics Education, Philosophy of Education, Educational Philosophy
Roger Miarka
aut
Maria Bicudo
aut
Jean Paul van Bendegem
aut
Ole Skovsmose
aut
Paul Ernest
aut
Regina Moeller
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20088
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http://link.springer.com/978-3-319-40569-8
oai:doab-books:20185
2017-03-07T11:18:19Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20185
20170307
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9783319262987
(Print)
9783319263007
(Online)
Ellen van Wolde
aut
The Challenge of Chance: A Multidisciplinary Approach from Science and the Humanities
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (276 p.)
This book presents a multidisciplinary perspective on chance, with contributions from distinguished researchers in the areas of biology, cognitive neuroscience, economics, genetics, general history, law, linguistics, logic, mathematical physics, statistics, theology and philosophy. The individual chapters are bound together by a general introduction followed by an opening chapter that surveys 2500 years of linguistic, philosophical, and scientific reflections on chance, coincidence, fortune, randomness, luck and related concepts.A main conclusion that can be drawn is that, even after all this time, we still cannot be sure whether chance is a truly fundamental and irreducible phenomenon, in that certain events are simply uncaused and could have been otherwise, or whether it is always simply a reflection of our ignorance. Other challenges that emerge from this book include a better understanding of the contextuality and perspectival character of chance (including its scale-dependence), and the curious fact that, throughout history (including contemporary science), chance has been used both as an explanation and as a hallmark of the absence of explanation. As such, this book challenges the reader to think about chance in a new way and to come to grips with this endlessly fascinating phenomenon.
English
Probabilities. Mathematical statistics
Human Genetics
Philosophy of Science
Probability Theory
Klaas Landsman
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20185
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-26300-7
oai:doab-books:20187
2017-03-07T11:47:06Z
Technology_and_Engineering
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20187
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319294384
(Print)
9783319294391
(Online)
Hans Petter Langtangen
aut
Finite Difference Computing with Exponential Decay Models
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (200 p.)
This text provides a very simple, initial introduction to the complete scientific computing pipeline: models, discretization, algorithms, programming, verification, and visualization. The pedagogical strategy is to use one case study – an ordinary differential equation describing exponential decay processes – to illustrate fundamental concepts in mathematics and computer science. The book is easy to read and only requires a command of one-variable calculus and some very basic knowledge about computer programming. Contrary to similar texts on numerical methods and programming, this text has a much stronger focus on implementation and teaches testing and software engineering in particular.
English
Computer engineering. Computer hardware
Mathematics
Electronic computers. Computer science
Computational Science and Engineering
software Engineering
Programming Techniques
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20187
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution Non-commercial (CC by-nc)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-29439-1
oai:doab-books:20189
2017-03-07T11:51:36Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20189
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319328102
(Print)
9783319328119
(Online)
Raimo Kaasila
aut
Attitudes, Beliefs, Motivation and Identity in Mathematics Education: An Overview of the Field and Future Directions
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (35 p.)
This book records the state of the art in research on mathematics-related affect. It discusses the concepts and theories of mathematics-related affect along the lines of three dimensions. The first dimension identifies three broad categories of affect: motivation, emotions, and beliefs. The book contains one chapter on motivation, including discussions on how emotions and beliefs relate to motivation. There are two chapters that focus on beliefs and a chapter on attitude which cross-cuts through all these categories. The second dimension covers a rapidly fluctuating state to a more stable trait. All chapters in the book focus on trait-type affect and the chapter on motivation discusses both these dimensions. The third dimension regards the three main levels of theorizing: physiological (embodied), psychological (individual) and social. All chapters reflect that mathematics-related affect has mainly been studied using psychological theories.
English
Mathematics
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics Education
Educational Psychology
Sonja Lutovac
aut
Einat Heyd-Metzuyanim
aut
Francesca Morselli
aut
Qiaoping Zhang
aut
Marilena Pantziara
aut
Pietro Di Martino
aut
Markku S. Hannula
aut
Amanda Jansen
aut
James A. Middleton
aut
Gerald A Goldin
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20189
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-32811-9
oai:doab-books:20190
2017-03-07T11:53:04Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20190
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319329741
(Print)
9783319329758
(Online)
Victor Martinez-Luaces
aut
Teaching and Learning of Calculus
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (37 p.)
This survey focuses on the main trends in the field of calculus education. Despite their variety, the findings reveal a cornerstone issue that is strongly linked to the formalism of calculus concepts and to the difficulties it generates in the learning and teaching process. As a complement to the main text, an extended bibliography with some of the most important references on this topic is included. Since the diversity of the research in the field makes it difficult to produce an exhaustive state-of-the-art summary, the authors discuss recent developments that go beyond this survey and put forward new research questions.
English
Mathematics
Education (General)
Mathematics Education
Learning & Instruction
Imène Ghedamsi
aut
David Bressoud
aut
Günter Törner
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20190
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-32975-8
oai:doab-books:20191
2017-03-07T11:54:52Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20191
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319336657
(Print)
9783319336664
(Online)
Michela Maschietto
aut
Uses of Technology in Lower Secondary Mathematics Education: A Concise Topical Survey
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource ( p.)
This topical survey provides an overview of the current state of the art in technology use in mathematics education, including both practice-oriented experiences and research-based evidence, as seen from an international perspective. Three core themes are discussed: Evidence of effectiveness; Digital assessment; and Communication and collaboration.The survey’s final section offers suggestions for future trends in technology-rich mathematics education and provides a research agenda reflecting those trends. Predicting what lower secondary mathematics education might look like in 2025 with respect to the role of digital tools in curricula, teaching and learning, it examines the question of how teachers can integrate physical and virtual experiences to promote a deeper understanding of mathematics.The issues and findings presented here provide an overview of current research and offer a glimpse into a potential future characterized by the effective integration of technology to support mathematics teaching and learning at the lower secondary level.
English
Mathematics
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
Yiming Cao
aut
M. Kathleen Heid
aut
Bärbel Barzel
aut
Lynda Ball
aut
Paul Drijvers
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20191
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-33666-4
oai:doab-books:20192
2017-03-07T11:56:08Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20192
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319327259
(Print)
9783319327266
(Online)
Hans Petter Langtangen
aut
Scaling of Differential Equations
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (138 p.)
The book serves both as a reference for various scaled models with corresponding dimensionless numbers, and as a resource for learning the art of scaling. A special feature of the book is the emphasis on how to create software for scaled models, based on existing software for unscaled models.Scaling (or non-dimensionalization) is a mathematical technique that greatly simplifies the setting of input parameters in numerical simulations. Moreover, scaling enhances the understanding of how different physical processes interact in a differential equation model. Compared to the existing literature, where the topic of scaling is frequently encountered, but very often in only a brief and shallow setting, the present book gives much more thorough explanations of how to reason about finding the right scales. This process is highly problem dependent, and therefore the book features a lot of worked examples, from very simple ODEs to systems of PDEs, especially from fluid mechanics.The text is easily accessible and example-driven. The first part on ODEs fits even a lower undergraduate level, while the most advanced multiphysics fluid mechanics examples target the graduate level. The scientific literature is full of scaled models, but in most of the cases, the scales are just stated without thorough mathematical reasoning. This book explains how the scales are found mathematically.This book will be a valuable read for anyone doing numerical simulations based on ordinary or partial differential equations.
English
Mathematics
Differential equations
Simulation and modeling
Geir K. Pedersen
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20192
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-32726-6
oai:doab-books:20193
2017-03-07T12:12:13Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20193
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319389677
(Print)
9783319389684
(Online)
Lucía Zapata-Cardona
aut
Empirical Research in Statistics Education
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (37 p.)
This ICME-13 Topical Survey provides a review of recent research into statistics education, with a focus on empirical research published in established educational journals and on the proceedings of important conferences on statistics education. It identifies and addresses six key research topics, namely: teachers’ knowledge; teachers’ role in statistics education; teacher preparation; students’ knowledge; students’ role in statistics education; and how students learn statistics with the help of technology. For each topic, the survey builds upon existing reviews, complementing them with the latest research.
English
Mathematics
Theory and practice of education
Probabilities. Mathematical statistics
Mathematics Education
Learning
Statistics
Andreas Eichler
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20193
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-38968-4
oai:doab-books:20272
2017-03-07T12:01:46Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20272
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319407296
(Print)
9783319407302
(Online)
Regina Bruder
aut
Problem Solving in Mathematics Education
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (39 p.)
This survey book reviews four interrelated areas: (i) the relevance of heuristics in problem-solving approaches – why they are important and what research tells us about their use; (ii) the need to characterize and foster creative problem-solving approaches – what type of heuristics helps learners devise and practice creative solutions; (iii) the importance that learners formulate and pursue their own problems; and iv) the role played by the use of both multiple-purpose and ad hoc mathematical action types of technologies in problem-solving contexts – what ways of reasoning learners construct when they rely on the use of digital technologies, and how technology and technology approaches can be reconciled.
English
Mathematics
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics Education: Learning and Instruction
Uldarico Malaspina
aut
Manuel Santos-Trigo
aut
Peter Liljedahl
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20272
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-40730-2
oai:doab-books:20273
2017-03-07T12:10:49Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20273
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319418131
(Print)
9783319418148
(Online)
Victor Giraldo
aut
Research on Teaching and Learning Mathematics at the Tertiary Level:State-of-the-art and Looking Ahead
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (32 p.)
This topical survey focuses on research in tertiary mathematics education, a field that has experienced considerable growth over the last 10 years. Drawing on the most recent journal publications as well as the latest advances from recent high-quality conference proceedings, our review culls out the following five emergent areas of interest: mathematics teaching at the tertiary level; the role of mathematics in other disciplines; textbooks, assessment and students’ studying practices; transition to the tertiary level; and theoretical-methodological advances. We conclude the survey with a discussion of some potential directions for future research in this new and rapidly evolving domain of inquiry.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
Reinhard Hochmuth
aut
Azimeh Sadat Khakbaz
aut
Irene Biza
aut
Chris Rasmussen
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20273
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-41814-8
oai:doab-books:20274
2017-03-07T12:13:43Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20274
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319316215
(Print)
9783319316222
(Online)
Oh Nam Kwon
aut
Transitions in Mathematics Education
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (34 p.)
This book examines the kinds of transitions that have been studied in mathematics education research. It defines transition as a process of change, and describes learning in an educational context as a transition process. The book focuses on research in the area of mathematics education, and starts out with a literature review, describing the epistemological, cognitive, institutional and sociocultural perspectives on transition. It then looks at the research questions posed in the studies and their link with transition, and examines the theoretical approaches and methods used. It explores whether the research conducted has led to the identification of continuous processes, successive steps, or discontinuities. It answers the question of whether there are difficulties attached to the discontinuities identified, and if so, whether the research proposes means to reduce the gap – to create a transition. The book concludes with directions for future research on transitions in mathematics education.
English
Mathematics
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
Andrea A. diSessa
aut
Marianna Bosch
aut
Ghislaine Gueudet
aut
Lieven Verschaffel
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20274
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-31622-2
oai:doab-books:20275
2017-03-07T12:15:11Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20275
20170307
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9783319323930
(Print)
9783319323947
(Online)
Stanislaw Schukajlow
aut
Assessment in Mathematics Education: Large-Scale Assessment and Classroom Assessment
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (38 p.)
This book provides an overview of current research on a variety of topics related to both large-scale and classroom assessment. First, the purposes, traditions and principles of assessment are considered, with particular attention to those common to all levels of assessment and those more connected with either classroom or large-scale assessment. Assessment design based on sound assessment principles is discussed, differentiating between large-scale and classroom assessment, but also examining how the design principles overlap. The focus then shifts to classroom assessment and provides specific examples of assessment strategies, before examining the impact of large-scale assessment on curriculum, policy, instruction, and classroom assessment. The book concludes by discussing the challenges that teachers currently face, as well as ways to support them.The book offers a common language for researchers in assessment, as well as a primer for those interested in understanding current work in the area of assessment. In summary, it provides the opportunity to discuss large-scale and classroom assessment by addressing the following main themes:·Purposes, Traditions and Principles of Assessment·Design of Assessment Tasks·Classroom Assessment in Action·Interactions of Large-Scale and Classroom Assessment·Enhancing Sound Assessment Knowledge and PracticesIt also suggests areas for future research in assessment in mathematics education.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
Nathalie Sayac
aut
Leonora Diaz Moreno
aut
Rae Young Kim
aut
Denisse R. Thompson
aut
Christine Suurtamm
aut
Edward Silver
aut
Stefan Ufer
aut
Pauline Vos
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20275
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-32394-7
oai:doab-books:20276
2017-03-07T12:19:06Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20276
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319322575
(Print)
9783319322582
(Online)
Deborah Schifter
aut
Early Algebra: Research into its Nature, its Learning, its Teaching
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (42 p.)
This survey of the state of the art on research in early algebra traces the evolution of a relatively new field of research and teaching practice. With its focus on the younger student, aged from about 6 years up to 12 years, this volume reveals the nature of the research that has been carried out in early algebra and how it has shaped the growth of the field. The survey, in presenting examples drawn from the steadily growing research base, highlights both the nature of algebraic thinking and the ways in which this thinking is being developed in the primary and early middle school student. Mathematical relations, patterns, and arithmetical structures lie at the heart of early algebraic activity, with processes such as noticing, conjecturing, generalizing, representing, justifying, and communicating being central to students’ engagement.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
JeongSuk Pang
aut
Carolyn Kieran
aut
Swee Fong Ng
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20276
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-32258-2
oai:doab-books:20295
2017-03-07T12:27:30Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20295
20170307
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9789811003783
(Print)
9789811003790
(Online)
Jason Williams
aut
Bayesian Methods in the Search for MH370
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (114 p.)
This book demonstrates how nonlinear/non-Gaussian Bayesian time series estimation methods were used to produce a probability distribution of potential MH370 flight paths. It provides details of how the probabilistic models of aircraft flight dynamics, satellite communication system measurements, environmental effects and radar data were constructed and calibrated. The probability distribution was used to define the search zone in the southern Indian Ocean.The book describes particle-filter based numerical calculation of the aircraft flight-path probability distribution and validates the method using data from several of the involved aircraft’s previous flights. Finally it is shown how the Reunion Island flaperon debris find affects the search probability distribution.
English
Probabilities. Mathematical statistics
Probability theory
Mark Rutten
aut
Ian Holland
aut
Neil Gordon
aut
Sam Davey
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20295
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-981-10-0379-0
oai:doab-books:20297
2017-03-07T12:32:11Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
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20297
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319422664
(Print)
9783319422671
(Online)
Rita Borromeo Ferri
aut
Interdisciplinary Mathematics Education
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (36 p.)
This book provides an essential introduction to the state-of the-art in interdisciplinary Mathematics Education. First, it begins with an outline of the field’s relevant historical, conceptual and theoretical backgrounds, what “discipline” means and how inter-, trans-, and meta-disciplinary activities can be understood. Relevant theoretical perspectives from Marx, Foucault and Vygotsky are explained, along with key ideas in theory, e.g. boundaries, discourses, identity, and the division of labour in practice. Second, the book reviews research findings of mainly empirical studies on interdisciplinary work involving mathematics in education, in all stages of education that have become disciplined. For example, it reports that a common theme in studies in middle and high schools is assessing the motivational benefits for the learner of subsuming disciplinary motives and even practices to extra-academic problem-solving activities; this is counter-balanced by the effort needed to overcome the disciplinary boundaries in academic institutions, and in professional identities. These disciplinary boundaries are less obviously limitations in middle and primary schools, and in some vocational courses. Third and finally, it explores selected case studies that illustrate these concepts and findings, both in terms of the motivational benefits for learners and the institutional and other boundaries involved.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
Michael Omuvwie
aut
Susie Groves
aut
Brian Doig
aut
David Swanson
aut
Wolff-Michael Roth
aut
Julian Williams
aut
Nicholas Mousoulides
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20297
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-42267-1
oai:doab-books:20300
2017-03-21T13:26:11Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20300
20170321
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ISBN:
9783319316154
(Print)
9783319316161
(Online)
Alexander Karp
aut
History of Mathematics Teaching and Learning
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (40 p.)
This work examines the main directions of research conducted on the history of mathematics education. It devotes substantial attention to research methodologies and the connections between this field and other scholarly fields. The results of a survey about academic literature on this subject are accompanied by a discussion of what has yet to be done and problems that remain unsolved. The main topics you will find in “ICME-13 Topical Survey” include: • Discussions of methodological issues in the history of mathematics education and of the relation between this field and other scholarly fields.• The history of the formation and transformation of curricula and textbooks as a reflection of trends in social-economic, cultural and scientific-technological development.• The influence of politics, ideology and economics on the development of mathematics education, from a historical perspective.• The history of the preeminent mathematics education organizations and the work of leading figures in mathematics education.• Mathematics education practices and tools and the preparation of mathematics teachers, from a historical perspective.
English
Mathematics
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
Fulvia Furinghetti
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20300
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution Non-commercial (CC by-nc)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-31616-1
oai:doab-books:20301
2017-03-07T12:39:08Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20301
20170307
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ISBN:
9783319435411
(Print)
9783319435428
(Online)
Erich Christian Wittmann
aut
Design Science and Its Importance in the German Mathematics Educational Discussion
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (43 p.)
This ICME-13 Topical Survey reviews the state-of-the-art by first exploring the roots and scope of design science. Second, it presents two examples of current design science projects that focus on substantial learning environments including a student and a teacher perspective. Subsequently, the book elaborates on how empirical research can be conceptualised within design science. Lastly, it explores developments in design science from a national and international perspective, while also discussing current trends in design research. Within the German-language tradition, considering ‘mathematics education as a design science’ primarily draws on the works of Wittmann. The core of this approach constitutes designing and investigating learning environments that involve substantial mathematics.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
Ralph Schwarzkopf
aut
Chun Ip Fung
aut
Bettina Rösken-Winter
aut
Marcus Nührenbörger
aut
Kathrin Akinwunmi
aut
Felix Lensing
aut
Florian Schacht
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20301
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-43542-8
oai:doab-books:20307
2017-03-21T13:29:34Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20307
20170321
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ISBN:
9783319425887
(Print)
9783319425894
(Online)
Regina Bruder
aut
Theories in and of Mathematics Education
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (51 p.)
This survey provides an overview of German meta-discourse on theories and mathematics education as a scientific discipline, from the 1970s to the 1990s. Two theory strands are offered: a semiotic view related to Peirce and Wittgenstein (presented by Willibald Dörfler), and the theory of learning activity by Joachim Lompscher (presented by Regina Bruder and Oliver Schmitt). By networking the two theoretical approaches in a case study of learning fractions, it clarifies the nature of the two theories, how they can be related to inform practice and renew TME-issues for mathematics education as a scientific discipline. Hans-Georg Steiner initiated the first of five international conferences on Theories of Mathematics Education (TME) to advance the founding of mathematics education as a scientific discipline, and subsequently German researchers have continued to focus on TME topics but within various theory strands.
English
Mathematics
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
Oliver Schmitt
aut
Andreas Vohns
aut
Willi Dörfler
aut
Angelika Bikner-Ahsbahs
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20307
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http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-42589-4
oai:doab-books:20308
2017-03-07T12:50:46Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20308
20170307
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ISBN:
9783662504468
(Print)
9783662504475
(Online)
Alexander I. Bobenko
aut
Advances in Discrete Differential Geometry
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (439 p.)
This is one of the first books on a newly emerging field of discrete differential geometry and an excellent way to access this exciting area. It surveys the fascinating connections between discrete models in differential geometry and complex analysis, integrable systems and applications in computer graphics.The authors take a closer look at discrete models in differentialgeometry and dynamical systems. Their curves are polygonal, surfacesare made from triangles and quadrilaterals, and time is discrete.Nevertheless, the difference between the corresponding smooth curves,surfaces and classical dynamical systems with continuous time can hardly be seen. This is the paradigm of structure-preserving discretizations. Current advances in this field are stimulated to a large extent by its relevance for computer graphics and mathematical physics. This book is written by specialists working together on a common research project. It is about differential geometry and dynamical systems, smooth and discrete theories, and on pure mathematics and its practical applications. The interaction of these facets is demonstrated by concrete examples, including discrete conformal mappings, discrete complex analysis, discrete curvatures and special surfaces, discrete integrable systems, conformal texture mappings in computer graphics, and free-form architecture.This richly illustrated book will convince readers that this new branch of mathematics is both beautiful and useful. It will appeal to graduate students and researchers in differential geometry, complex analysis, mathematical physics, numerical methods, discrete geometry, as well as computer graphics and geometry processing.
English
Mathematics
Differential Geometry
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20308
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution Non-commercial (CC by-nc)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-662-50447-5
oai:doab-books:20314
2017-03-07T12:55:56Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20314
20170307
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9783319424132
(Print)
9783319424149
(Online)
Kaye Stacey
aut
International Comparative Studies in Mathematics: Lessons for Improving Students’ Learning
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (36 p.)
This open access book examines the cultural and educational factors that influence how successfully students learn mathematics; focuses on international comparative studies as a means of generating theories and improving students’ learning; and discusses four valuable lessons that can be learned from international comparative studies with regard to improving students’ learning.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
International and Comparative Education
Learning and Instruction
Vijay Reddy
aut
Ida A.C. Mok
aut
Jinfa Cai
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20314
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution (CC by)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-42414-9
oai:doab-books:20315
2017-03-07T12:57:25Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20315
20170307
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9783319450032
(Print)
9783319450049
(Online)
Download
Book
(PDF,
964
KB)
Katrin Vorhölter
aut
Teaching and Learning Mathematical Modelling: Approaches and Developments from German Speaking Countries
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (42 p.)
This survey provides an overview of the German discussion on modelling and applications in schools. It considers the development from the beginning of the 20th century to the present, and discusses the term “mathematical model” as well as different representations of the modelling process as modelling cycles. Different trends in the historical and current debate on applications and modelling can be differentiated as perspectives of modelling. Modelling is now one of the six general mathematical competencies defined in the educational standards for mathematics introduced in Germany in 2003, and there have been several initiatives to implement modelling in schools, as well as a whole range of empirical research projects focusing on teachers or students in modelling processes. As a special kind for implementing modelling into school, modelling weeks and days carried out by various German universities have been established.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Teaching
Learning and Instruction
Gilbert Greefrath
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20315
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution (CC by)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-45004-9
oai:doab-books:20404
2017-02-08T09:32:15Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1374
nam 22 3u
20404
20170208
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9781574413144
Harnsberger, R. Scott
aut
Guide to Sources of Texas Criminal Justice Statistics
University of North Texas Press
2011
1 electronic resource ( p.)
Statistics
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20404
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives (CC by-nc-nd)
https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701345/
oai:doab-books:20422
2017-03-07T13:00:41Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20422
20170307
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9783319451121
(Print)
9783319451138
(Online)
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Book
(PDF,
753
KB)
Pi-Jen Lin
aut
Teaching and Learning About Whole Numbers in Primary School
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (50 p.)
This book offers a theory for the analysis of how children learn and are taught about whole numbers. Two meanings of numbers are distinguished – the analytical meaning, defined by the number system, and the representational meaning, identified by the use of numbers as conventional signs that stand for quantities. This framework makes it possible to compare different approaches to making numbers meaningful in the classroom and contrast the outcomes of these diverse aspects of teaching. The book identifies themes and trends in empirical research on the teaching and learning of whole numbers since the launch of the major journals in mathematics education research in the 1970s. It documents a shift in focus in the teaching of arithmetic from research about teaching written algorithms to teaching arithmetic in ways that result in flexible approaches to calculation. The analysis of studies on quantitative reasoning reveals classifications of problem types that are related to different cognitive demands and rates of success in both additive and multiplicative reasoning. Three different approaches to quantitative reasoning education illustrate current thinking on teaching problem solving: teaching reasoning before arithmetic, schema-based instruction, and the use of pre-designed diagrams. The book also includes a summary of contemporary approaches to the description of the knowledge of numbers and arithmetic that teachers need to be effective teachers of these aspects of mathematics in primary school. The concluding section includes a brief summary of the major themes addressed and the challenges for the future.The new theoretical framework presented offers researchers in mathematics education novel insights into the differences between empirical studies in this domain. At the same time the description of the two meanings of numbers helps teachers distinguish between the different aims of teaching about numbers supported by diverse methods used in primary school. The framework is a valuable tool for comparing the different methods and identifying the various assumptions about teaching and learning.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Teaching
Learning and Instruction
Beatriz Vargas Dorneles
aut
Terezinha Nunes
aut
Elisabeth Rathgeb-Schnierer
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20422
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution (CC by)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-45113-8
oai:doab-books:20437
2017-02-16T11:06:57Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20437
20170216
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ISBN:
9783319296548
(Print)
9783319296555
(Online)
David Kollosche
aut
Social and Political Dimensions of Mathematics Education: Current Thinking
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (37 p.)
This book examines the current thinking on five critical social and political areas in mathematics education. It focuses on material conditions in teaching and learning, and details features of social life and their influence on mathematics teaching, learning and achievement. Following an introduction, the first section addresses equitable access and participation in quality mathematics education. It explores this issue in different contexts and from different ideological perspectives. The second section traces the emergence and development of the notion of activism in mathematics education in theory, in the literature, in research and in practice. The third section then moves on to explore current research on the political forces at work in identity, subjectivity and (dis)ability within mathematics education, showing how emphasis on language and discourse provides information for this research, and how new directions are being pursued to address the diverse material conditions that shape learning experiences in mathematics education. Economic factors behind mathematics achievement form the topic of section four, which examines the political dimensions of mathematics education through the influence of national and global economic structures. The final section addresses distribution of power and cultural regimes of truth, based on the premise that although often deemed apolitical, mathematics and mathematics education are highly political institutions in our society. The book concludes with a summary and recommendations for the future.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
Peter Gates
aut
Elizabeth de Freitas
aut
Renuka Vithal
aut
Murad Jurdak
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20437
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution Non-commercial (CC by-nc)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-29655-5
oai:doab-books:20438
2017-02-16T18:17:24Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20438
20170216
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ISBN:
9783319301198
(Print)
9783319301204
(Online)
Pedro Palhares
aut
Current and Future Perspectives of Ethnomathematics as a Program
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (45 p.)
This survey on the modernity of ethnomathematics addresses numerous themes related to both ethnomathematics and mathematics education. It offers a broader view of mathematics, including ideas, procedures, concepts, processes, methods, and practices rooted in distinct cultural environments. In addition, by reflecting on the social and political dimensions of ethnomathematics, another important aspect of this research program is the development of innovative approaches for a dynamic and glocalized society. Ethnomathematics recognizes that members of different cultures develop unique mathematical techniques, methods, and explanations that allow for an alternative understanding and transformation of societal norms. The theoretical basis of ethnomathematics offers a valid alternative to traditional studies of history, philosophy, cognition, and pedagogical aspects of mathematics. The current agenda for ethnomathematics is to continue an ongoing, progressive trajectory that contributes to the achievement of social justice, peace, and dignity for all. The debates outlined in this book share a few of the key ideas that provide for a clearer understanding of the field of ethnomathematics and its current state of the art by discussing its pedagogical actions, its contributions for teacher education, and its role in mathematics education.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
Wilfredo V. Alangui
aut
Lawrence Shirley
aut
Daniel Clark Orey
aut
Ubiratan D’Ambrosio
aut
Milton Rosa
aut
Maria Elena Gavarrete
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20438
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution Non-commercial (CC by-nc)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-30120-4
oai:doab-books:20446
2017-02-16T11:04:46Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20446
20170216
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ISBN:
9783319328072
(Print)
9783319328089
(Online)
Terry Maguire
aut
The Troika of Adult Learners, Lifelong Learning, and Mathematics
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (41 p.)
This book presents a synopsis of six emerging themes in adult mathematics/numeracy and a critical discussion of recent developments in terms of policies, provisions, and the emerging challenges, paradoxes and tensions. It also offers an extensive review of the literature adult mathematics education. Why do adults want to learn mathematics? Did they enjoy mathematics at school so much that they want to continue? NO! Most of these adults have to learn mathematics because it is part of a formal qualification they need, because their job demands the ability to apply mathematics, or because they need basic numeracy in their daily lives. Lastly, the authors discuss five potential strategies to promote lifelong learning of mathematics among adult learners.
English
Mathematics
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics Education
Learning
Teaching
Pradeep Kumar Misra
aut
Katherine Safford-Ramus
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20446
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution Non-commercial (CC by-nc)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-32808-9
oai:doab-books:20466
2017-02-20T08:51:20Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Physics_and_Astronomy
publisher_1222
nam 22 3u
20466
20170220
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9783038422976/9783038422969
Dimitrios G. Aggelis
aut
Acoustic and Elastic Waves: Recent Trends in Science and Engineering
MDPI AG - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
2017
1 electronic resource ( XVI, 448 p.)
The present Special Issue intends to explore new directions in the field of acoustics and ultrasonics. The interest includes, but is not limited to, the use of acoustic technology for condition monitoring of materials and structures.Topics of interest (among others):• Acoustic emission in materials and structures (without material limitation)• Innovative cases of ultrasonic inspection• Wave dispersion and waveguides• Monitoring of innovative materials• Seismic waves• Vibrations, damping and noise control• Combination of mechanical wave techniques with other types for structural health monitoring purposes.Experimental and numerical studies are welcome.
English
Mathematics
Physics
Acoustics. Sound
Acoustic emission in materials and structures (without material limitation), Innovative cases of ultrasonic inspection, Wave dispersion and waveguides, Monitoring of innovative materials, Seismic waves, Vibrations, damping and noise control, Combination of mechanical wave techniques with other types for structural health monitoring purposes
Nathalie Godin
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20466
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives (CC by-nc-nd)
http://www.mdpi.com/books/pdfview/book/258
oai:doab-books:20472
2017-02-21T14:42:35Z
Social_Sciences
Mathematics_and_Statistics
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20472
20170221
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9783319442716
(Print)
9783319442723
(Online)
Ewa Swoboda
aut
Early Geometrical Thinking in the Environment of Patterns, Mosaics and Isometries
Springer
2016
1 electronic resource (50 p.)
This book discusses the learning and teaching of geometry, with a special focus on kindergarten and primary education. It examines important new trends and developments in research and practice, and emphasizes theoretical, empirical and developmental issues. Further, it discusses various topics, including curriculum studies and implementation, spatial abilities and geometric reasoning, as well as the psychological roots of geometrical thinking and teacher preparation in geometry education. It considers these issues from historical, epistemological, cognitive semiotic and educational points of view in the context of students' difficulties and the design of teaching and curricula.
English
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Teaching
Learning and Instruction
Paola Vighi
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20472
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution (CC by)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-44272-3
oai:doab-books:20486
2017-02-24T12:31:16Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20486
20170224
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9783319389646
(Print)
9783319389653
(Online)
Leticia Losano
aut
The Mathematics Education of Prospective Secondary Teachers Around the World
Springer
2017
1 electronic resource (58 p.)
This volume shares and discusses significant new trends and developments in research and practices related to various aspects of preparing prospective secondary mathematics teachers from 2005–2015. It provides both an overview of the current state-of-the-art and outstanding recent research reports from an international perspective. The authors completed a thorough review of the literature by examining major journals in the field of mathematics education, and other journals related to teacher education and technology. The systematic review includes four major themes: field experiences; technologies, tools and resources; teachers' knowledge; and teachers' professional identities. Each of them is presented regarding theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and major findings. Then the authors discuss what is known in the field and what we still need to know related to the major topics.
English
Mathematics
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics Education
Teaching
Teacher Education
Marilyn E. Strutchens
aut
Rongjin Huang
aut
Despina Potari
aut
Márcia Cristina de Costa Trindade Cyrino
aut
João Pedro da Ponte
aut
Rose Mary Zbiek
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20486
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution Non-commercial (CC by-nc)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-38965-3
oai:doab-books:20488
2017-02-24T12:46:50Z
Mathematics_and_Statistics
Social_Sciences
publisher_1161
nam 22 3u
20488
20170224
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9783319426105
(Print)
9783319426112
(Online)
Stephen Hegedus
aut
Uses of Technology in Upper Secondary Mathematics Education
Springer
2017
1 electronic resource (36 p.)
This survey addresses the use of technology in upper secondary mathematics education from four points of view: theoretical analysis of epistemological and cognitive aspects of activity in new technology mediated learning environments, the changes brought by technology in the interactions between environment, students and teachers, the interrelations between mathematical activities and technology, skills and competencies that must be developed in teacher education. Research shows that the use of some technologies may deeply change the solving processes and contribute to impact the learning processes. The questions are which technologies to choose for which purposes, and how to integrate them, so as to maximize all students’ agency. In particular the role of the teacher in classrooms and the content of teacher education programs are critical for taking full advantage of technology in teaching practice.
English
Mathematics
Theory and practice of education
Mathematics Education
Educational Technology
Teaching and Teacher Education
Colette Laborde
aut
Corey Brady
aut
Sara Dalton
aut
Hans-Stefan Siller
aut
Michal Tabach
aut
Jana Trgalova
aut
Luis Moreno-Armella
aut
http://www.doabooks.org/doab?func=fulltext&rid=20488
Description of rights in Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): Attribution (CC by)
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-42611-2