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Mathematics and the real world

H. N. V. Temperley

Mathematics and the real world

inaugural lecture of the Professor of Applied Mathematics delivered at the College on October 18, 1966

by H. N. V. Temperley

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Published by University College in Swansea .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical physics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H. N. V. Temperley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC20 .T3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5569709M
    LC Control Number67077120
    OCLC/WorldCa8997793

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    Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") includes the study of such topics as quantity (number theory), structure (), space (), and change (mathematical analysis). It has no generally accepted definition.. Mathematicians seek and use patterns to formulate new conjectures; they resolve the truth or falsity of conjectures by mathematical proof. This book was written to convince the reader, by examples, that the answers to all the above questions is yes! Industrial Mathematics is a fast growing field within the mathematical sciences. It is characterized by the origin of the problems which it engages; they all come from industry: Research and Development, finances, and communications.

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