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Alexander, (Conel) Hugh O'Donel (1909–1974), chess player and cryptanalyst

Harry Golombek.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Numerical and Computational Mathematics. 1551 words.

Alexander, (Conel) Hugh O'Donel (1909–1974), chess player and cryptanalyst, was born in Cork on 19 April 1909, the eldest of four children of Conel William Long Alexander (1879–1920),...

Alexei Angelides, ed. Essays on the History of the Philosophy of Mathematics . Special issue of Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 25 (2004), No. 2. New York: New School for Social Research.* Pp. xvi + 349

in Philosophia Mathematica

February 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 153 words.

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algebra

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Computing.

The area of mathematics related to the general properties of arithmetic. Relationships can be summarized by using variables, usually denoted by letters x, y, n,… to stand for unknown...

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Ali Behboud. Bolzanos Beiträge zur Mathematik und ihrer Philosophie [Bolzano's Contributions to Mathematics and its Philosophy] . Bern: Bern Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, 2000. Pp. iii + 141. ISBN 3-8311-1026-3.

Paul Rusnock.

in Philosophia Mathematica

June 2007; p ublished online March 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 2907 words.

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Alison Walsh. Relations Between Logic and Mathematics in the Work of Benjamin and Charles S. Peirce. Boston: Docent Press, 2012. ISBN 978-098370046-3 (pbk). Pp. x + 314

Shigeyuki Atarashi.

in Philosophia Mathematica

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 2057 words.

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Allestree, Richard (b. before 1582, d. c. 1643), almanac maker and mathematician

Bernard Capp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Mysticism; Alternative Belief Systems. 522 words.

Allestree, Richard (b. before 1582, d. c. 1643), almanac maker and mathematician, was a younger son of William Allestree (b. before 1520, d. 1581) and his wife, Ellen. The...

ambient light

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Arts and Humanities.

In photography and 3D graphics, indirect light that does not emanate from a discernible source but is reflected and refracted by surfaces and diffused in the atmosphere.

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Amirouche Moktefi and Stephen Read, eds. Hugh MacColl after One Hundred Years

in Philosophia Mathematica

June 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 191 words.

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amplitude modulation

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Media Studies.

The process whereby a digital signal is sent over a transmission line by changing the amplitude of a sine wave known as a carrier.

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András Máté and Péter Mekis eds. Special Issue, Imre Ruzsa — A Man of Consequence. Hungarian Philosophical Review / Magyar Filozófiai Szemle

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 196 words.

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