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.
Mathematics and the general public; women and mathmatics; mathematics and educational policy; let's cultivate mathematics!; mathematical Europe - myth or historical reality?; philosophie des mathematiques - pourqoui?, comment?; mathematiques et sciences sociales; mathematics and industry; degree harmonization and student exchange programmes; the Pythagoras programme; collaboration with developing countries; mathematical libraries in Europe - financing of the libraries, scientific publishing and problems of documentation, new technologies and computerization; mathematics and economics; mathematiques et chemie; mathematics in medicine and biology.
Series: Progress in Mathematics
Number Of Pages: 574
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag AG
Country of Publication: CH
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 1.15