Mathematics and culture: geometry and its ‘Figures in the Air’

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Ada Lovelace Symposium - Celebrating 200 Years of a Computer Visionary

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Judith Grabiner, Pitzer College describes how the 19th century saw radical change, producing new ideas of space, destroying the unchallenging authority of mathematics, revolutionising art, making relativity possible and helping create modernism. Includes an introduction by Michael Wooldridge, Head of the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford....
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Judith Grabiner, Pitzer College describes how the 19th century saw radical change, producing new ideas of space, destroying the unchallenging authority of mathematics, revolutionising art, making relativity possible and helping create modernism. Includes an introduction by Michael Wooldridge, Head of the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford....
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