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Computational Interaction

Computational Interaction

Antti Oulasvirta, Per Ola Kristensson, Xiaojun Bi, and Andrew Howes (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799603
eISBN:
9780191839832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799603.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book presents computational interaction as an approach to explaining and enhancing the interaction between humans and information technology. Computational interaction applies abstraction, ... More

The Correspondence of Charles HuttonMathematical Networks in Georgian Britain

The Correspondence of Charles Hutton: Mathematical Networks in Georgian Britain

Benjamin Wardhaugh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198805045
eISBN:
9780191843150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805045.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book contains complete transcriptions, with notes, of the 133 surviving letters of Charles Hutton (1737–1823). The letters span the period 1770–1823 and are drawn from nearly thirty different ... More

Enlightening SymbolsA Short History of Mathematical Notation and Its Hidden Powers

Enlightening Symbols: A Short History of Mathematical Notation and Its Hidden Powers

Joseph Mazur

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173375
eISBN:
9781400850112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173375.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

While all of us regularly use basic mathematical symbols such as those for plus, minus, and equals, few of us know that many of these symbols weren't available before the sixteenth century. What did ... More

Games User Research

Games User Research

Anders Drachen, Pejman Mirza-Babaei, and Lennart Nacke (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794844
eISBN:
9780191836336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794844.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

Today, Games User Research forms an integral component of the development of any kind of interactive entertainment. User research stands as the primary source of business intelligence in the ... More

Heavenly NumbersAstronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China

Heavenly Numbers: Astronomy and Authority in Early Imperial China

Christopher Cullen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198733119
eISBN:
9780191797705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733119.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book is a history of the development of mathematical astronomy in China, from the late third century BCE, to the early third century CE—a period often referred to as ‘early imperial China’. It ... More

Making and Breaking Mathematical SenseHistories and Philosophies of Mathematical Practice

Making and Breaking Mathematical Sense: Histories and Philosophies of Mathematical Practice

Roi Wagner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171715
eISBN:
9781400883783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171715.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

In line with the emerging field of philosophy of mathematical practice, this book pushes the philosophy of mathematics away from questions about the reality and truth of mathematical entities and ... More

Mathematics in Ancient EgyptA Contextual History

Mathematics in Ancient Egypt: A Contextual History

Annette Imhausen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691117133
eISBN:
9781400874309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691117133.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book traces the development of Egyptian mathematics, from the end of the fourth millennium BC—and the earliest hints of writing and number notation—to the end of the pharaonic period in ... More

Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

Optimal Spacecraft Trajectories

John E. Prussing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198811084
eISBN:
9780191848360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811084.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Optimal spacecraft trajectories are given a modern comprehensive treatment of the theory and important results. In most cases “optimal” means minimum propellant. Less propellant required results in ... More

Socio-Informatics

Socio-Informatics

Volker Wulf, Volkmar Pipek, David Randall, Markus Rohde, Kjeld Schmidt, and Gunnar Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198733249
eISBN:
9780191797736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733249.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

The last 25 years have seen a small revolution in our approach to the understanding of new technology and information systems. It has become a founding assumption of computer-supported cooperative ... More

Sourcebook in the Mathematics of Medieval Europe and North Africa

Sourcebook in the Mathematics of Medieval Europe and North Africa

Victor J. Katz, Menso Folkerts, Barnabas Hughes, Roi Wagner, and J. Lennart Berggren (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691156859
eISBN:
9781400883202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156859.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Medieval Europe was a meeting place for the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic civilizations, and the fertile intellectual exchange of these cultures can be seen in the mathematical developments of the ... More

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