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A Set Theory for Scientists and Engineers (youtube video)


A Set Theory for Scientists and Engineers (youtube video)

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Engineers know that they can land a man on the moon without using the Lebesgue integral and they will never encounter Skolem paradox in their nuclear reactor design. Intuitive Set Theory (IST) defined here, de-emphasizes concepts that are not required by scientists in their practical work.AXIOM OF COMBINATORIAL SETS: A set as important as the powerset of Cantor is what I call the combinatorial set of \aleph_0, which is defined as the set of all subsets of \aleph_0 with cardinality \aleph_0.... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: May 19, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 19, 2009
Submitter: Kannan Nambiar
Keywords: math, infinitesimal, cardinal, transfinite, set theory, ordinal, continuum hypothesis, intuitive, cantor


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