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Global Focus on Knowledge 2007 / the World of Mathematics

Global Focus on Knowledge 2007 / the World of Mathematics

2007 Summer Semester "the World of Mathematics" Mathematics has the history of more than 2,000 years. It is the field still studied actively today, and developments are made rapidly in. Profound nature of numbers and figures, structures of functions and spaces are discovered one after another, and now, Fermat's last theorem, which had been the mystery of 350 years, or Poincare conjecture left pending for 100 years are solved. Recent proceedings of mathematics is quite spectacular. Also, since it allows free thinking and has a wide versatility, mathematics is applied to fundamental science, engineering, economics, sociology, and other disciplines as the common language of science. Sometimes, mathematics has the power to change all over the sociey, as it did when the principle of computer was... Show More

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