The book contains the round table reports of the first European Congress of Mathematics, a new feature of this Congress devoted to furthering the contribution of mathematics to society and reporting on its interaction with the exact and social sciences. Topics: • Mathematics and the general public • Women and mathematics • Mathematics and educational policy • Let's cultivate mathematics! • Mathematical Europe: Myth or historical reality? • Philosophie des mathématiques : pourquoi ? comment ? • Mathématiques et sciences sociales • Mathe- matics and industry • Degree harmonization and student exchange programmes • The Pythagoras programme • Collaboration with devel- oping countries • Mathematical libraries in Europe • Mathematics and economics • Mathématiques et Chimie • Mathematics in medicine and biology. This book is also available in hardcover as Volume 121 of the series Progress in Mathematics, where it forms part of the three-volume set First European Congress of Mathematics. Volumes I (Invited Lectures Part 1) and II (Invited Lectures Part 2) of this set are also available separately as Volumes 119 and 120, respectively, of Progress in Mathematics.
Series: Progress in Mathematics
Number Of Pages: 612
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag AG
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6 x 3.3
Weight (kg): 1.028