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asymptotic

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Philosophy.

A line is asymptotic to a curve if the distance between the line and the curve tends to zero as the distance along the curve tends to infinity.

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asynchronous communication

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Media Studies.

The transmission of data over a communication medium where the time at which a character of the data is sent is not determined by the timing of the sending or receiving of a previous...

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Augustus De Morgan

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Probability and Statistics.

(1806–71)

British mathematician and logician who was responsible for developing a more symbolic approach to algebra, and who played a considerable role in the beginnings of...

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An Austrian Mélange†Eckehart Köler, Peter Weibel, Michael Stöltzner, Bernd Buldt, Carsten Klein, and Werner DePauli-Schimanovich-Göttig, eds. Kurt Gödel. Wahrheit & Beweisbarkeit. Band 1: Dokumente und historische Analysen [Kurt Gödel. Truth and Provability. Vol. 1: Documents and Historical Analyses] . Vienna: öbv et hpt, 2002. ISBN 3-209-03824-1. Pp. 279.Bernd Buldt, Eckehart Köhler, Michael Stöltzner, Peter Weibel, Carsten Klein, and Werner DePauli-Schimanovich-Göttig, eds. Kurt Gödel. Wahrheit & Beweisbarkeit. Band 2: Kompendium zum Werk [Vol. 2: Compendium of Work] . Vienna: öbv et hpt, 2002. ISBN 3-209-03835-X. Pp. 447.

Hannes Leitgeb.

in Philosophia Mathematica

June 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 5608 words.

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Author Index — Volume 10

in Philosophia Mathematica

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

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Author Index – Volume 11

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

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Author Index — Volume 12

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

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Author Index — Volume 13

in Philosophia Mathematica

P ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

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Author Index — Volume 14

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

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Author Index – Volume 24

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

Author Index – Volume 25

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 510 words.

Author Index — Volume 6

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 1998; p ublished online October 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

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Author Index — Volume 7

STEWART SHAPIRO.

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 1999; p ublished online October 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

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Author Index — Volume 9

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 2001; p ublished online October 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

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Author Index—Volume 22

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

Author Index—Volume 23

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

Author Index-Volume 8

in Philosophia Mathematica

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 0 words.

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avatar

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Media Studies.

1 The icon representing the user of a virtual reality system. It is normally displayed in the window of a user's computer.

2 The representation of a user...

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axiom of choice

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Mathematics.

States that for any set of mutually exclusive sets there is at least one set that contains exactly one element in common with each of the non-empty sets.

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Axioms in Mathematical Practice

Dirk Schlimm.

in Philosophia Mathematica

February 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Mathematics. 21977 words.

On the basis of a wide range of historical examples various features of axioms are discussed in relation to their use in mathematical practice. A very general framework for this discussion...

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