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Call number: | 9783319460406:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Invention of Time and Space Origins, Definitions, Nature, Properties |
Author(s): |
Patrice F Dassonville |
Date: | 2017 |
Size: | 1 online resource (XVII, 176 p. 46 illus., 3 illus. in color p.) |
Contents: | Introduction -- The Main Issues -- The Failure of Dialectics -- Reality, Concepts, and Models -- Origins of Time and Space -- Definitions and Nature of Time -- Definitions and Nature of Space -- Mathematical Properties of Time and |
Space -- Historical Overview of Time and Space -- First Consequences of Non-Existence -- Conclusion -- Specific Glossary | |
ISBN: | 9783319460406 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Series: | Springer 2017 package |
Keywords: | Physics , History, Ancient , Ontology , Philosophy and science , Anthropology , Physics , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Philosophy of Science , Anthropology , Ontology , Ancient History |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2016-9783319274959:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Trick or Truth? The Mysterious Connection Between Physics and Mathematics |
Author(s): | |
Date: | 2016 |
Edition: | 1st ed. 2016 |
Size: | 1 online resource (8 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-319-27495-9 |
Contents: | Introduction -- Children of the cosmos (S. Wenmackers) -- Mathematics is Physics (M. S. Leifer) -- My god, it's full of clones: Living in a mathematical universe (M. Séguin) -- Let's consider two spherical chickens (T. Bolognesi) -- |
The raven and the writing desk (I. Durham) -- The deeper roles of mathematics in physical laws (K. H. Knuth) -- How mathematics meets the world (T. Maudlin) -- Mathematics: intuition's consistency check (K. Wharton) -- How not to | |
factor a miracle (D. K. Wise) -- The language of nature (D. Garfinkle) -- Demystifying the applicability of mathematics (N. Fillion) -- Why mathematics works so well (N. S. Yanofsky) -- Genesis of a pythagorean universe (A. Burov) -- | |
Beyond math (S. Magnusdottir) -- The descent of math (S. I. Walker) -- The ultimate tactics of self-referential systems (C. C. Dantas) -- Cognitive science and the connection between physics and mathematics (A. Gupta Mujumdar) -- A | |
metaphorical chart of our mathematical ontology (P. Gibbs).-And the math will set you free (C. Stoica) -- Appendix: List of winners | |
ISBN: | 9783319274959 |
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Keywords: | Physics , Philosophy and science , Mathematical physics , Mathematical logic , Physics , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics , Philosophy of Science , Mathematical Applications in the Physical Sciences , Mathematical Logic and Foundations |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9789400772878:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The 8th International Conference on Knowledge Management in Organizations [electronic resource] : Social and Big Data Computing for Knowledge Management |
Author(s): |
Lorna Uden Leon S.L Wang Juan Manuel Corchado Rodrguez Hsin-Chang Yang I-Hsien Ting |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | The proceedings from the eighth KMO conference represent the findings of this international meeting which brought together researchers and developers from industry and the academic world to report on the latest scientific andtechnical advances on kno wledge management in organizations. This conference provided an international forum for authors to present and discuss research focused on the role of knowledge management for innovative services in industries,to shed light on recent advances in social an d big data computing for KM as well as to identify future directions for researching the role of knowledge management in service innovation and how cloud computing can be used to addressmany of the issues currently facing KM in academia and industrial sec tors |
Contents: | Section 1: Service and Innovation |
Servitization of Business: An Exploratory Case Study of Customer Perspective | |
A Service Field Concept for Service Value Creation | |
Development of future center: a case study | |
Co | |
creation value platform based on users behaviour to increase the user engagement | |
Inquest for Competitive Factors of Restaurant Information Services | |
Cocreation and Implementing ITIL Service Management in the Cloud: A Case Study | |
An Ontology | |
based Advisement Approach for SOA Design Patterns | |
Creating Collaborative Innovative Environment through Knowledge Management i | |
ISBN: | 9789400772878 |
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Series: | Springer Proceedings in Complexity, 2213-8684 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Computer science , Data mining , Information systems , Telecommunication , Business planning |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2014-9783319004822:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Leniewski's Systems of Logic and Foundations of Mathematics [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Rafal Urbaniak |
Date: | 2014 |
Publisher: | Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
Note: | This meticulous critical assessment of the ground-breaking work of philosopher Stanislaw Leniewski focuses exclusively on primary texts and explores the full range of output by one of the master logicians of the Lvov-Warsawschool. The authors nuanced survey eschews secondary commentary, analyzing Leniewski's core philosophical views and evaluating the formulations that were to have such a profound influence on the evolution of mathematical logic. One of the undisputed leaders of the cohort of brillia nt logicians that congregated in Poland in the early twentieth century, Leniewski was a guide and mentor to a generation of celebrated analytical philosophers (Alfred Tarski washis PhD student). His primary achievement was a system of foundational mathema tical logic intended as an alternative to the Principia Mathematica of Alfred North Whitehead and Bertrand Russell. Its three strandsprotothetic,ontology, and mereology, are detailed in discrete sections of this volume, alongside a wealth other chapters g rouped to provide the fullest possible coverage of Leniewskis academic output. With material on his earlyphilosophical views, his contributions to set theory and his work on nominalism and higher-order quantification, this book offers a uniquely expansive critical commentary on one of analytical philosophys great pioneers |
Contents: | Chapter 1: Introduction |
Chapter 2. Leniewski's early philosophical views | |
Chapter 3. Leniewski's Protothetic | |
Chapter 4. Leniewski's Ontology | |
Chapter 5. Leniewski's Mereology | |
Chapter 6. Leniewski and definitions | |
Chapter 7. Sets revisited | |
Chapter 8. Nominalism and higher | |
order quantification | |
ISBN: | 9783319004822 |
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Series: | Trends in Logic, Studia Logica Library, 1572-6126 : v37 |
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Keywords: | Philosophy (General) , Logic , Science Philosophy , Logic, Symbolic and mathematical |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2013-9789400755932:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Rational Reconstructions of Modern Physics [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Peter Mittelstaedt |
Date: | 2013 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. 2013 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Newtons classical physics and its underlying ontology are loaded with several metaphysical hypotheses that cannot be justified by rational reasoning nor by experimental evidence. Furthermore, it is well known that some ofthese hypotheses are not cont ained in the great theories of Modern Physics, such as the theory of Special Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. This book shows that, on the basis of Newtons classical physics and by rationalreconstruction, the theory of Special Relativity as well as Quant um Mechanics can be obtained by partly eliminating or attenuating the metaphysical hypotheses. Moreover, it is shown that these reconstructions do not require additionalhypotheses or new experimental results. In the second edition the rational reconstruct ions are completed with respect to General Relativity and Cosmology. In addition, the statistics of quantum objects is elaborated in more detail withrespect to the rational reconstruction of quantum mechanics. The new material completes the approach of th e book as much as it is possible at the present state of knowledge. Presumably, the most important contribution that is added tothe second edition refers to the problem of interpretation of the three great theories of Modern Physics. It is shown in detail that in the light of rational reconstructions even realistic interpretations of the three theories ofModern Physics are possible and can easily be achieved |
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Contents: | Rise and Fall of Physical Theories |
The Evolution of Modern Physics from the Classical World | |
Intuitiveness and Truth of Modern Physics | |
The New Approach: Reduction and Elimination of Metaphysical Hypotheses | |
Reconstruction of Special and General Relativity | |
Historical Development Versus Rational Reconstruction | |
Reconstruction of Special Relativity | |
Reconstruction of Quantum Mechanics | |
The Historical Development of Quantum Mechanics | |
The Reduction of Ontological Hypotheses | |
The Formal Languages of Classical Physics and of Quantum Physics | |
Three Constants of Nature | |
The | |
ISBN: | 9789400755932 |
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Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics : v174 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Science Philosophy |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2012-9781461412694:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Anticipatory Systems [electronic resource] : Philosophical, Mathematical, and Methodological Foundations |
Author(s): |
Robert Rosen |
Date: | 2012 |
Edition: | 2nd ed. 2012 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Robert Rosen was not only a biologist, he was also a brilliant mathematician whose extraordinary contributions to theoretical biology were tremendous. Founding, with this book, the area of Anticipatory Systems Theory is aremarkable outcome of his wor k in theoretical biology. This second edition of his bookAnticipatory Systems, has been carefully revised and edited, and includesan Introduction by Judith Rosen. It has also been expanded witha setof Prolegomena by Dr. Mihai Nadin, who offers an historic alsurvey ofthis fast growing field since the original work was published. There is also some exciting new work, in the form of an additional chapter on the Ontology ofAnticipation, by Dr. John Kineman. An addendum-- with autobiographical reminiscences by Robert Rosen, himself, and a short story by Judith Rosen about her father-- adds a personal touch. This work, nowavailable again, serves asthe guiding foundations for the growing field of Anticipatory Systems and, indeed, any area of science that deals wi th living organisms in some way, including the study of Life and Mind. It will also be of interest to graduate studentsand researchers in the field of Systems Science |
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Contents: | Foreword |
Preface | |
Introduction | |
Preliminaries | |
Natural and Formal Systems | |
The Modelling Relation | |
The Encodings of Time | |
Open Systems and the Modelling Relation | |
Anticipatory Systems | |
Appendix | |
Addendum: Autobiographical Reminiscences | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9781461412694 |
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Series: | IFSR International Series on Systems Science and Engineering, 1574-0463 : v1 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Biological models , Systems theory |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2011-9789400700772:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Rational Reconstructions of Modern Physics [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Peter Mittelstaedt |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Newtons classical physics and its underlying ontology are loaded with several metaphysical hypotheses that cannot be justified by rational reasoning nor by experimental evidence. Furthermore, it is well known that some ofthese hypotheses are not cont ained in the great theories of modern physics, such as the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. This book shows that, on the basis of Newtons classical physics and by rational reconstruction, thetheory of relativity as well as quantum mechanics can be obtained by partly eliminating or attenuating the metaphysical hypotheses. Moreover, it is shown that these reconstructions do not require additional hypotheses or newexperimental results |
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Contents: | Introduction |
Chapter 1: Rise and Fall of Physical Theories | |
The evolution of Modern Physics from the classical world | |
Intuitiveness and truth of Modern Physics | |
The new approach: Reduction of metaphysical hypotheses | |
Chapter 2 : Reconstruction of Special and General Relativity | |
Historical Development versus rational reconstruction | |
Reconstruction of Special Relativity | |
Space | |
time intervals and Relativistic Mechanics | |
The numerical value of the constant w | |
Could Special Relativity have been discovered already by Newton? A pseudo | |
historical digression | |
The attempt to reconstruct Ge | |
ISBN: | 9789400700772 |
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Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics : v169 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
Keywords: | Science Philosophy |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2011-9783642162084:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Automation, Communication and Cybernetics in Science and Engineering 2009/2010 [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Sabina Jeschke Ingrid Isenhardt Klaus Henning |
Date: | 2011 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The book presents a representative selection of all publications published between 01/2009 and 06/2010 in various books, journals and conference proceedings by the researchers of the institute cluster: IMA - Institute ofInformation Management in Mech anical Engineering ZLW - Center for Learning and Knowledge Management IfU - Institute for Management Cybernetics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University The contributions address thecluster's five core research fields: * suitable proces ses for knowledge- and technology-intensive organizations * next-generation teaching and learning concepts for universities and the economy * cognitive IT-supported processes forheterogeneous and cooperative systems * target group-adapted user models for innovation and technology development processes * semantic networks and ontologies for complex value chains and virtual environments Innovative fields ofapplication such as cognitive systems, autonomous truck convoys, telemedicine, ontology engineering, k nowledge and information management, learning models and technologies, organizational development and management cybernetics arepresented. The contributions show the unique potential of the broad and interdisciplinary research approach of the ZLW/IMA and the IfU |
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ISBN: | 9783642162084 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Information systems , Computer science , Engineering mathematics |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2010-9783642135897:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Gravitation as a Plastic Distortion of the Lorentz Vacuum [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Virginia Velma Fernndez Waldyr A Rodrigues |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Addressing graduate students and researchers in theoretical physics and mathematics, this book presents a new formulation of the theory of gravity. In the new approach the gravitational field has the same ontology as theelectromagnetic, strong, and w eak fields. In other words it is a physical field living in Minkowski spacetime. Some necessary new mathematical concepts are introduced and carefully explained. Then they are used to describe thedeformation of geometries, the key to describing the gravit ational field as a plastic deformation of the Lorentz vacuum. It emerges after further analysis that the theory provides trustworthy energy-momentum and angular momentumconservation laws, a feature that is normally lacking in General Relativity |
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Contents: | Multiforms, Extensors, Canonical and Metric Clifford Algebras |
Multiform Functions and Multiform Functionals | |
Multiform and Extensor Calculus on Manifolds | |
Gravitation as Plastic Distortion of the Lorentz Vacuum | |
Gravitation Described by the Potentials | |
Hamiltonian Formalism | |
Conclusions | |
ISBN: | 9783642135897 |
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Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics : v168 |
Series: | Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651) |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2010-9783642135385:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Space, Time, and Spacetime [electronic resource] : Physical and Philosophical Implications of Minkowski's Unification of Space and Time |
Author(s): |
Vesselin Petkov |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | This volume is dedicated to the centennial anniversary of Minkowski's discovery of spacetime. It contains selected papers by physicists and philosophers on the Nature and Ontology of Spacetime. The first six papers, comprisingPart I of the book, prov ide examples of the impact of Minkowski's spacetime representation of special relativity on the twentieth century physics. Part II also contains six papers which deal with implications of Minkowski's ideas forthe philosophy of space and time. The last par t is represented by two papers which explore the influence of Minkowski's ideas beyond the philosophy of space and time |
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Contents: | I.Minkowski's Representation of Special Relativity |
Examples of Its Impact on the Twentieth Century Physics | |
The Minkowskian Background of Whiteheads Theory of Gravitation | |
The Experimental Verdict on Spacetime from Gravity Probe B | |
Rigidity and the Ruler Hypothesis | |
Minkowski Space and Quantum Mechanics | |
Relativity and Quantum Field Theory | |
Ether, the Theory of Relativity and Quantum Physics | |
II: Implications of Minkowski's Ideas for the Philosophy of Space and Time | |
Minkowskis Proper Time and the Status of the Clock Hypothesis | |
Why Spacetime is not a Hidden Cause: A Rea | |
ISBN: | 9783642135385 |
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Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics : v167 |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2010-9781441916365:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Complex Intelligent Systems and Their Applications [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Fatos Xhafa Leonard Barolli Petraq J Papajorgji |
Date: | 2010 |
Publisher: | New York, NY : Springer New York |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | Complex Intelligent Systems and Their Applications presents the most up-to-date advances in complex, software intensive and intelligent systems. Each self-contained chapter is the contribution of distinguished experts inareas of research relevant to the study of complex, intelligent and software intensive systems. These contributions focus on the resolution of complex problems from areas of networking, optimization and artificial intelligence. Thisbook is divided into three parts focusing on complex intelligent network systems, efficient resource management in complex systems, and artificial data mining systems. Through the presentation of these diverse areas of application, thevolume provides insights into the multidisciplinary nature of complex pro blems. Throughout the entire book, special emphasis is placed on optimization and efficiency in resource management, network interaction, and intelligent systemdesign. Key Features of Complex Intelligent Systems and Their Applications include: - Considers the multi-disciplinary nature of complex problems in intelligent systems and a range of state-of-the-art techniques used to resolvethese problems. - Graduate students as well as researchers will find this a useful guide to the most up-to-date techniques available to resolve complex problems in networking, optimization, and artificial intelligence. - Real lifeexamples presented throughout the book extend the texts suitability to practitioners. This book presents the most recent interdisciplinary results i n this area of research and can serve as a valuable tool for researchers interestedin defining and resolving the types of complex problems that arise in networking, optimization, and artificial intelligence |
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Contents: | Efficient Integration of Complex Information Systems in the ATM Domain with Explicit Expert Knowledge Models |
An Ontology | |
Based Approach for Supporting Business | |
IT Alignment | |
EPCIS | |
Based Supply Chain Event Management | |
Cost | |
Benefit Analysis to Hedge with Third | |
Party Producers in Demand | |
Driven Production | |
A Security Assurance Model to Holistically Assess the Information Security Posture | |
Risk | |
Aware Business Process ManagementEstablishing the Link Between Business and Security | |
Self | |
Optimised Tree Overlays Using Proximity | |
Driven Self | |
Organised Agents | |
Filtering Order Adaptation B | |
ISBN: | 9781441916365 |
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Series: | Springer Optimization and Its Applications, 1931-6828 : v41 |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Computer network architectures , Computer system performance , Computer science , Artificial intelligence , Operations research |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2009-9781402089268:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Logicism, Intuitionism, and Formalism [electronic resource] : What has Become of Them? |
Author(s): |
Sten Lindstrm Erik Palmgren Krister Segerberg Viggo Stoltenberg-Hansen |
Date: | 2009 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands |
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Note: | The period in the foundations of mathematics that started in 1879 with the publication of Frege's Begriffsschrift and ended in 1931 with Gdel's ber formal unentscheidbare Stze der Principia Mathematica und verwandterSysteme I can reasonably be called the classical period. It saw the development of three major foundational programmes: the logicism of Frege, Russell and Whitehead, the intuitionism of Brouwer, and Hilbert's formalist andproof-theoretic programme. In this period, there were also lively e xchanges between the various schools culminating in the famous Hilbert-Brouwer controversy in the 1920s. The purpose of this anthology is to review the programmes inthe foundations of mathematics from the classical period and to assess their possible rele vance for contemporary philosophy of mathematics. What can we say, in retrospect, about the various foundational programmes of the classicalperiod and the disputes that took place between them? To what extent do the classical programmes of logicism, intui tionism and formalism represent options that are still alive today? These questions are addressed in this volume byleading mathematical logicians and philosophers of mathematics. The volume will be of interest primarily to researchers and graduate student s of philosophy, logic, mathematics and theoretical computer science. The material will beaccessible to specialists in these areas and to advanced graduate students in the respective fields |
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Contents: | From the contents Preface. Notes On The Contributors. Introduction |
I. Logicism And Neo | |
Logicism | |
II. Intuitionism And Constructive Mathematics | |
III. Formalism | |
Index | |
ISBN: | 9781402089268 |
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Series: | Synthese Library, Studies In Epistemology. Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science : v341 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Genetic epistemology , Logic , Ontology , Linguistics Philosophy , Mathematics_$xHistory , Logic, Symbolic and mathematical |
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Title: | Mindful Universe [electronic resource] : Quantum Mechanics and the Participating Observer |
Author(s): |
Henry P Stapp |
Date: | 2007 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The classical mechanistic idea of nature that prevailed in science during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was an essentially mindless conception: the physically described aspects of nature were asserted to be completelydetermined by prior phy sically described aspects alone, with our conscious experiences entering only passively. During the twentieth century the classical concepts were found to be inadequate. In the new theory, quantum mechanics, ourconscious experiences enter into the dynamic s in specified ways not fixed by the physically described aspects alone. Consequences of this radical change in our understanding of the connection between mind and brain are described.Stapp's book is a bold and original attack on the problem of conscious ness and free will based on the openings provided by the laws of quantum mechanics. This is a serious and interesting attack on a truly fundamental problem. TonyLeggett [Physics Nobel Laureate, 2003] Stapp's wide-ranging proposal offers stimulating readin g, a strong sense of conceptual coherence and intuitive appeal, and empirical predictions that deserve to be refined and tested. HaraldAtmanspacher A highly readable book of genuine wisdom by one of the foremost minds for our generation. Allan Combs |
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Contents: | Science and Human Values |
Human Knowledge as the Foundation Science | |
Actions, Knowledge, and Information | |
Nerve Terminals and the Need to Use Quantum Theory | |
Templates for Action | |
The Physical Effectiveness of Conscious Will | |
Support from Contemporary Psychology | |
Application to Neuropsychology | |
Roger Penroses Theory and Quantum Decoherence | |
Faster | |
Than | |
Light Connections | |
Whiteheadian Quantum Ontology | |
An Interview | |
Consciousness and the Anthropic Questions | |
Impact of Quantum Mechanics on Human Values | |
Conclusions | |
Appendices | |
Non | |
orthodox Versions of Quantum | |
ISBN: | 9783540724148 |
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Series: | The Frontiers Collection, 1612-3018 |
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Keywords: | Quantum theory , Science (General) |
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Title: | Discovering Mathematics with Magma [electronic resource] : Reducing the Abstract to the Concrete |
Author(s): |
Wieb Bosma John Cannon |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg |
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Note: | This volume celebrates the first decade of the Computer Algebra system Magma. With a design based on the ontology and semantics of algebra, Magma enables users to rapidly formulate and perform calculations in the more abstractparts of mathematics. Th is book introduces the reader to the role Magma plays in advanced mathematical research through 14 case studies which, in most cases, describe computations underpinning new theoretical results. The authors ofthe chapters were chosen both for their experti se in the particular field and for their innovative use of Magma. Although by no means exhaustive, the topics range over much of Magma's coverage of algorithmic algebra: from number theoryand algebraic geometry, via representation theory and group theory to some branches of discrete mathematics and graph theory. A basic introduction to the Magma language is given in an appendix. The book is simultaneously an invitationto learn a new programming language in the context of contemporary research problems, an d an exposition of the types of problem that can be investigated using computational algebra |
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Contents: | Magma: the project. About this volume. How to read the Magma code? |
W.Bosma: Some computational experiments in number theory | |
C.Fieker: Applications of the class field theory of global fields | |
N.Bruin: Some ternary Diophantine equations of signature (n,n,2) | |
W.Stein: Studying the Birch and Swinnerton | |
Dyer conjecture for modular abelian varieties using Magma | |
P.B.van Wamelen: Computing with the analytic Jacobian of a genus 2 curve | |
G.Brown: Graded rings and special K3 surfaces | |
D.E.Taylor: Constructing the split octonions | |
J.F.Carlson: Support varieties for modules | |
J.F.Carlson: | |
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Series: | Algorithms and Computation in Mathematics, 1431-1550 : v19 |
Series: | Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649) |
Keywords: | Mathematics , Algebra Data processing , Algebra , Algorithms , Computer software |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2006-9781402049958:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Intelligent Algorithms in Ambient and Biomedical Computing [electronic resource] |
Author(s): |
Wim Verhaegh Emile Aarts Jan Korst |
Date: | 2006 |
Publisher: | Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands |
Size: | 1 online resource |
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Note: | The rapid growth in electronic systems in the past decade has boosted research in the area of computational intelligence. As it has become increasingly easy to generate, collect, transport, process, and store huge amounts of data,the role of intellig ent algorithms has become prominent in order to visualize, manipulate, retrieve, and interpret the data. For instance, intelligent search techniques have been developed to search for relevant items in hugecollections of web pages, and data mining and inte rpretation techniques play a very important role in making sense out of huge amounts of biomolecular measurements. As a result, the added value of many modern systems is no longerdetermined by hardware only, but increasingly by the intelligent software th at supports and facilitates the user in realizing his or her objectives. This book is the outcome of a series of discussions at the Philips Symposium onIntelligent Algorithms, which was held in Eindhoven in December 2004. It contains many exciting and pra ctical examples of the use of intelligent algorithms in the areas of ambient and biomedical computing. It contains topics such asbioscience computing, database design, machine consciousness, scheduling, video summarization, audio classification, semantic reasoning, machine learning, tracking & localization, secure computing, and communication |
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Contents: | Part I Healthcare |
1. Bioscience Computing and the Role of Computational Simulation in Biology | |
2. The Many Strands of DNA Computing | |
3. Bio | |
Inspired Data Management | |
4. An Introduction to Machine Consciousness | |
Part II Lifestyle | |
5. Optimal Selection of TV Shows for Watching and Recording | |
6. Movie | |
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a | |
Minute: Automatically Generated Video Previews | |
7. Features for Audio Classification: Percussiveness References | |
8. Extracting the Key from Music | |
9. Approximate Semantic Matching of Music Classes on the Internet | |
10. Ontology | |
Based Information Extraction from the World Wid | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Multimedia systems , Artificial intelligence , Biology Data processing , Algorithms |
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Title: | Foundations of the Formal Sciences II Applications of Mathematical Logic in Philosophy and Linguistics, Papers of a Conference held in Bonn, November 10–13, 2000 |
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Date: | 2003 |
Size: | 1 online resource (302 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-017-0395-6 |
Contents: | The Diversity of Models in Statistical Mechanics: Views about the Structure of Scientific Theories -- Mathematical Logic and Natural Language: Life at the border -- Bayesian Networks in Philosophy. -- An Application of Circular |
Definitions: Rational Decision -- Two-Dimensionalism and the Metaphysical Possibility of Zombies -- Topics in Reverse Mathematics -- The Logic of Intensional Predicates -- The So-Called Materially Valid Inferences and the Logic of | |
Concepts. -- Analysis and Design from a Viewpoint of Information Flow -- Features in Phonological Theory -- New Semantics for Modal Predicate Logics. -- What is Input/Output Logic? -- The Gupta-Belnap Fixed-Point Problem and the Theory | |
of Clones of Functions -- Situated Reasoning in Time about Time -- Generic Ontology of Linguistic Classification -- Techniques and Methods of Science from a Structuralist Point of View -- Proof Theory and Formal Grammars: Applications | |
of Normalization -- World Travelling and Mood Swings -- Synchrony and Composition: Toward a Cognitive Architecture between Classicism and Connectionism -- References | |
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Series: | Trends in Logic, Studia Logica Library: 17 |
Keywords: | Philosophy , Logic , Philosophy and science , Linguistics , Philosophy , Logic , Theoretical Linguistics , Philosophy of Science |
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Title: | Types, Tableaus, and Gödel’s God |
Author(s): |
Melvin Fitting |
Date: | 2002 |
Size: | 1 online resource (181 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-010-0411-4 |
Contents: | I Classical Logic -- Classical Logic-Syntax -- Classical Logic-Semantics -- Classical Logic-Basic Tableaus -- Soundness And Completeness -- Equality -- Extensionality -- II Modal Logic -- Modal Logic, Syntax And Semantics -- Modal |
Tableaus -- Miscellaneous Matters -- III Ontological Arguments -- Godel’s Argument, Background -- Godel’s Argument, Formally -- References | |
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Series: | Trends in Logic, Studia Logica Library: 12 |
Keywords: | Philosophy , Logic , Metaphysics , Ontology , Religion , Philosophy , Logic , Ontology , Philosophy of Religion , Metaphysics |
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Title: | The Topos of Music Geometric Logic of Concepts, Theory, and Performance |
Author(s): |
Guerino Mazzola |
Date: | 2002 |
Size: | 1 online resource (1344 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-0348-8141-8 |
Contents: | I Introduction and Orientation -- 1 What is Music About? -- 1.1 Fundamental Activities -- 1.2 Fundamental Scientific Domains -- 2 Topography -- 2.1 Layers of Reality -- 2.1.1 Physical Reality -- 2.1.2 Mental Reality -- 2.1.3 |
Psychological Reality -- 2.2 Molino’s Communication Stream -- 2.2.1 Creator and Poietic Level -- 2.2.2 Work and Neutral Level -- 2.2.3 Listener and Esthesic Level -- 2.3 Semiosis -- 2.3.1 Expressions -- 2.3.2 Content -- 2.3.3 The | |
Process of Signification -- 2.3.4 A Short Overview of Music Semiotics -- 2.4 The Cube of Local Topography -- 2.5 Topographical Navigation -- 3 Musical Ontology -- 3.1 Where is Music? -- 3.2 Depth and Complexity -- 4 Models and | |
Experiments in Musicology -- 4.1 Interior and Exterior Nature -- 4.2 What Is a Musicological Experiment? -- 4.3 Questions—Experiments of the Mind -- 4.4 New Scientific Paradigms and Collaboratories -- II Navigation on Concept Spaces -- | |
5 Navigation -- 5.1 Music in the EncycloSpace -- 5.2 Receptive Navigation -- 5.3 Productive Navigation -- 6 Denotators -- 6.1 Universal Concept Formats -- 6.1.1 First Naive Approach To Denotators -- 6.1.2 Interpretations and Comments | |
-- 6.1.3 Ordering Denotators and ‘Concept Leafing’ -- 6.2 Forms -- 6.2.1 Variable Addresses -- 6.2.2 Formal Definition -- 6.2.3 Discussion of the Form Typology -- 6.3 Denotators -- 6.3.1 Formal Definition of a Denotator -- 6.4 | |
Anchoring Forms in Modules -- 6.4.1 First Examples and Comments on Modules in Music -- 6.5 Regular and Circular Forms -- 6.6 Regular Denotators -- 6.7 Circular Denotators -- 6.8 Ordering on Forms and Denotators -- 6.8.1 Concretizations | |
and Applications -- 6.9 Concept Surgery and Denotator Semantics -- III Local Theory -- 7 Local Compositions -- 7.1 The Objects of Local Theory -- 7.2 First Local Music Objects -- 7.2.1 Chords and Scales -- 7.2.2 Local Meters and Local | |
Rhythms -- 7.2.3 Motives -- 7.3 Functorial Local Compositions -- 7.4 First Elements of Local Theory -- 7.5 Alterations Are Tangents -- 7.5.1 The Theorem of Mason—Mazzola -- 8 Symmetries and Morphisms -- 8.1 Symmetries in Music -- 8.1.1 | |
Elementary Examples -- 8.2 Morphisms of Local Compositions -- 8.3 Categories of Local Compositions -- 8.3.1 Commenting the Concatenation Principle -- 8.3.2 Embedding and Addressed Adjointness -- 8.3.3 Universal Constructions on Local | |
Compositions -- 8.3.4 The Address Question -- 8.3.5 Categories of Commutative Local Compositions -- 9 Yoneda Perspectives -- 9.1 Morphisms Are Points -- 9.2 Yoneda’s Fundamental Lemma -- 9.3 The Yoneda Philosophy -- 9.4 Understanding | |
Fine and Other Arts -- 9.4.1 Painting and Music -- 9.4.2 The Art of Object-Oriented Programming -- 10 Paradigmatic Classification -- 10.1 Paradigmata in Musicology, Linguistics, and Mathematics -- 10.2 Transformation -- 10.3 Similarity | |
-- 10.4 Fuzzy Concepts in the Humanities -- 11 Orbits -- 11.1 Gestalt and Symmetry Groups -- 11.2 The Framework for Local Classification -- 11.3 Orbits of Elementary Structures -- 11.3.1 Classification Techniques -- 11.3.2 The Local | |
Classification Theorem -- 11.3.3 The Finite Case -- 11.3.4 Dimension -- 11.3.5 Chords -- 11.3.6 Empirical Harmonic Vocabularies -- 11.3.7 Self-addressed Chords -- 11.3.8 Motives -- 11.4 Enumeration Theory -- 11.4.1 Pólya and de Bruijn | |
Theory -- 11.4.2 Big Science for Big Numbers -- 11.5 Group-theoretical Methods in Composition and Theory -- 11.5.1 Aspects of Serialism -- 11.5.2 The American Tradition -- 11.6 Esthetic Implications of Classification -- 11.6.1 | |
Jakobson’s Poetic Function -- 11.6.2 Motivic Analysis: Schubert/Stolberg “Lied auf dem Wasser zu singen...” -- 11.6.3 Composition: Mazzola/Baudelaire “La mort des artistes” -- 11.7 Mathematical Reflections on Historicity in Music -- | |
11.7.1 Jean-Jacques Nattiez’ Paradigmatic Theme -- 11.7.2 Groups as a Parameter of Historicity -- 12 Topological Specialization -- 12.1 What Ehrenfels Neglected -- 12.2 Topology -- 12.2.1 Metrical Comparison -- 12.2.2 Specialization | |
Morphisms of Local Compositions -- 12.3 The Problem of Sound Classification -- 12.3.1 Topographic Determinants of Sound Descriptions -- 12.3.2 Varieties of Sounds -- 12.3.3 Semiotics of Sound Classification -- 12.4 Making the Vague | |
Precise -- IV Global Theory -- 13 Global Compositions -- 13.1 The Local-Global Dichotomy in Music -- 13.1.1 Musical and Mathematical Manifolds -- 13.2 What Are Global Compositions? -- 13.2.1 The Nerve of an Objective Global Composition | |
-- 13.3 Functorial Global Compositions -- 13.4 Interpretations and the Vocabulary of Global Concepts -- 13.4.1 Iterated Interpretations -- 13.4.2 The Pitch Domain: Chains of Thirds, Ecclesiastical Modes, Triadic and Quaternary Degrees | |
-- 13.4.3 Interpreting Time: Global Meters and Rhythms -- 13.4.4 Motivic Interpretations: Melodies and Themes -- 14 Global Perspectives -- 14.1 Musical Motivation -- 14.2 Global Morphisms -- 14.3 Local Domains -- 14.4 Nerves -- 14.5 | |
Simplicial Weights -- 14.6 Categories of Commutative Global Compositions -- 15 Global Classification -- 15.1 Module Complexes -- 15.1.1 Global Affine Functions -- 15.1.2 Bilinear and Exterior Forms -- 15.1.3 Deviation: Compositions vs. | |
“Molecules” -- 15.2 The Resolution of a Global Composition -- 15.2.1 Global Standard Compositions -- 15.2.2 Compositions from Module Complexes -- 15.3 Orbits of Module Complexes Are Classifying -- 15.3.1 Combinatorial Group Actions -- | |
15.3.2 Classifying Spaces -- 16 Classifying Interpretations -- 16.1 Characterization of Interpretable Compositions -- 16.1.1 Automorphism Groups of Interpretable Compositions -- 16.1.2 A Cohomological Criterion -- 16.2 Global | |
Enumeration Theory -- 16.2.1 Tesselation -- 16.2.2 Mosaics -- 16.2.3 Classifying Rational Rhythms and Canons -- 16.3 Global American Set Theory -- 16.4 Interpretable “Molecules” -- 17 Esthetics and Classification -- 17.1 Understanding | |
by Resolution: An Illustrative Example -- 17.2 Varese’s Program and Yoneda’s Lemma -- 18 Predicates -- 18.1 What Is the Case: The Existence Problem -- 18.1.1 Merging Systematic and Historical Musicology -- 18.2 Textual and Paratextual | |
Semiosis -- 18.2.1 Textual and Paratextual Signification -- 18.3 Textuality -- 18.3.1 The Category of Denotators -- 18.3.2 Textual Semiosis -- 18.3.3 Atomic Predicates -- 18.3.4 Logical and Geometric Motivation -- 18.4 Paratextuality | |
-- 19 Topoi of Music -- 19.1 The Grothendieck Topology -- 19.1.1 Cohomology -- 19.1.2 Marginalia on Presheaves -- 19.2 The Topos of Music: An Overview -- 20 Visualization Principles -- 20.1 Problems -- 20.2 Folding Dimensions -- 20.2.1 | |
?2 ? ? -- 20.2.1 ?n ? ? -- 20.2.3 An Explicit Construction of ? with Special Values -- 20.3 Folding Denotators -- 20.3.1 Folding Limits -- 20.3.2 Folding Colimits -- 20.3.3 Folding Powersets -- 20.3.4 Folding Circular Denotators -- | |
20.4 Compound Parametrized Objects -- 20.5 Examples -- V Topologies for Rhythm and Motives -- 21 Metrics and Rhythmics -- 21.1 Review of Riemann and Jackendoff—Lerdahl Theories -- 21.1.1 Riemann’s Weights -- 21.1.2 Jackendoff—Lerdahl: | |
Intrinsic Versus Extrinsic Time Structures -- 21.2 Topologies of Global Meters and Associated Weights -- 21.3 Macro-Events in the Time Domain -- 22 Motif Gestalts -- 22.1 Motivic Interpretation -- 22.2 Shape Types -- 22.2.1 Examples of | |
Shape Types -- 22.3 Metrical Similarity -- 22.3.1 Examples of Distance Functions -- 22.4 Paradigmatic Groups -- 22.4.1 Examples of Paradigmatic Groups -- 22.5 Pseudo-metrics on Orbits -- 22.6 Topologies on Gestalts -- 22.6.1 The | |
Inheritance Property -- 22.6.2 Cognitive Aspects of Inheritance -- 22.6.3 Epsilon Topologies -- 22.7 First Properties of the Epsilon Topologies -- 22.7.1 Toroidal Topologies -- 22.8 Rudolph Reti’s Motivic Analysis Revisited -- 22.8.1 | |
Review of Concepts -- 22.8.2 Reconstruction -- 22.9 Motivic Weights -- VI Harmony -- 23 Critical Preliminaries -- 23.1 Hugo Riemann -- 23.2 Paul Hindemith -- 23.3 Heinrich Schenker and Friedrich Salzer -- 24 Harmonic Topology -- 24.1 | |
Chord Perspectives -- 24.1.1 Euler Perspectives -- 24.1.2 12-tempered Perspectives -- 24.1.3 Enharmonic Projection -- 24.2 Chord Topologies -- 24.2.1 Extension and Intension -- 24.2.2 Extension and Intension Topologies -- 24.2.3 | |
Faithful Addresses -- 24.2.4 The Saturation Sheaf -- 25 Harmonic Semantics -- 25.1 Harmonic Signs—Overview -- 25.2 Degree Theory -- 25.2.1 Chains of Thirds -- 25.2.2 American Jazz Theory -- 25.2.3 Hans Straub: General Degrees in | |
General Scales -- 25.3 Function Theory -- 25.3.1 Canonical Morphemes for European Harmony -- 25.3.2 Riemann Matrices -- 25.3.3 Chains of Thirds -- 25.3.4 Tonal Functions from Absorbing Addresses -- 26 Cadence -- 26.1 Making the Concept | |
Precise -- 26.2 Classical Cadences Relating to 12-tempered Intonation -- 26.2.1 Cadences in Triadic Interpretations of Diatonic Scales -- 26.2.2 Cadences in More General Interpretations -- 26.3 Cadences in Self-addressed Tonalities of | |
Morphology -- 26.4 Self-addressed Cadences by Symmetries and Morphisms -- 26.5 Cadences for Just Intonation -- 26.5.1 Tonalities in Third-Fifth Intonation -- 26.5.2 Tonalities in Pythagorean Intonation -- 27 Modulation -- 27.1 Modeling | |
Modulation by Particle Interaction -- 27.1.1 Models and the Anthropic Principle -- 27.1.2 Classical Motivation and Heuristics -- 27.1.3 The General Background -- 27.1.4 The Well-Tempered Case -- 27.1.5 Reconstructing the Diatonic Scale | |
from Modulation -- 27.1.6 The Case of Just Tuning -- 27.1.7 Quantized Modulations and Modulation Domains for Selected Scales -- 27.2 Harmonic Tension -- 27.2.1 The Riemann Algebra -- 27.2.2 Weights on the Riemann Algebra -- 27.2.3 | |
Harmonic Tensions from Classical Harmony? -- 27.2.4 Optimizing Harmonic Paths -- 28 Applications -- 28.1 First Examples -- 28.1.1 Johann Sebastian Bach: Choral from “Himmelfahrtsoratorium” -- 28.1.2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: | |
“Zauberflöte”, Choir of Priests -- 28.1.3 Claude Debussy: “Préludes”, Livre 1, No.4 -- 28.2 Modulation in Beethoven’s Sonata op.106, 1stMovement -- | |
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Keywords: | Mathematics , Philosophy and science , Algebraic geometry , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Visualization , Geometry , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Philosophy of Science , Geometry , Algebraic Geometry , Mathematics, general , Visualization |
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Call number: | SPRINGER-2001-9789401596763:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | The Convergence of Scientific Knowledge A view from the limit |
Author(s): |
Vincent F Hendricks |
Date: | 2001 |
Size: | 1 online resource (367 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-015-9676-3 |
Contents: | 1. Introduction -- I The Philosophy of Convergence -- 2. Knowledge, Method and Reliability -- 3. Knowledge and Skepticism -- 4. The Epistemology of Convergence -- II Modal Operator Theory -- 5. The Ontology of Convergence -- 6. |
Science and Setup -- 7. Two Relations of Correctness -- 8. Methods and Methodology -- 9. Forcing -- 10.Definitions of Knowledge -- 11.Modal Formalization -- 12. Systems for Convergent Knowledge -- 13. Knowledge in Time -- 14.Forcing, | |
Convergence—and Method -- 15. Transmissibility -- III Convergence in Sum -- 16. Knowledge in the End -- Appendices -- List of Axioms, Propositions and Theorems -- Additional Proofs -- Resources -- D.1 Published Resources -- D.2 | |
WWW-Resources -- Nomenclature -- References | |
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Series: | Trends in Logic, Studia Logica Library: 9 |
Keywords: | Philosophy , Epistemology , Logic , Philosophy and science , Philosophy , Epistemology , Logic , Philosophy of Science |
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Title: | Quantum Future From Volta and Como to the Present and Beyond Proceedings of the Xth Max Born Symposium Held in Przesieka, Poland, 24–27 September 1997 |
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Date: | 1999 |
Size: | 1 online resource (246 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/BFb0105334 |
Contents: | Continuous fuzzy measurements and visualization of a quantum transition -- Quantum jumps revisited: An overview of quantum trajectory theory -- Problems in objectizing -- Quantum chaos, algorithmic paradigm and irreversibility -- |
Objects, events and localization -- Observing the decoherence of the meter in a measurement: a variation on schrödinger’s cat experiment -- Toward the demolition of a computational quantum brain -- Decoherence: Concepts and examples -- | |
Metrical quantization -- Against measurement? — On the concept of information -- On interpretation and decoherence -- Quantum ontology and mind-matter synthesis -- Time as an observable -- Quantum optics of a single atom | |
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Series: | Lecture Notes in Physics: 517 |
Keywords: | Physics , Quantum physics , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , Quantum Physics , Mathematical Methods in Physics |
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Title: | The Message of the Atoms Essays on Wolfgang Pauli and the Unspeakable |
Author(s): |
Kalervo V Laurikainen |
Date: | 1997 |
Size: | 1 online resource (206 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-60560-4 |
Contents: | I Problems -- 1. Purgatory -- 2. The Atoms Have the Floor -- 3. Scientism -- 4. The Power of Materialism -- II Facts and Interpretations -- 5. Ontology Implied by the Copenhagen Interpretation -- 6. Basic Features in Wolfgang Pauli’s |
Philosophy -- 7. On the Meaning of Complementarity -- 8. On the Criticism by Natural Scientists -- III Creation -- 9. Freedom -- 10. Numinosum -- 11. The World of Spirit -- 12. The Problem of the Fourth -- IV The Outline of Reality -- | |
13. The Psychophysical World -- 14. The Reality Beyond -- 15. Reality and Values -- 16. Hubris and Punishment (A Personal Vision) -- Appendix: Italian Guests -- References | |
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Keywords: | Physics , Quantum physics , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Quantum Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics |
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Title: | The Philosophy Behind Physics |
Author(s): |
Thomas A Brody |
Date: | 1993 |
Size: | 1 online resource (355 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-3-642-78978-6 |
Contents: | I. The Philosophy of Physics -- 1. The Active Epistemology -- 2. Higher-Level Epistemic Cycles -- 3. Systems and Experiments -- 4. The Structure of Theories -- 5. Induction and the Scope of Theories -- 6. The Incommensurability of |
Theories -- 7. A Minimal Ontology for Scientific Research -- 8. The Determinisms of Physics -- II. The Theory of Probability -- 9. The Nature of Probability -- 10. The Ensemble Interpretation of Probability -- 11. The Philosophy of | |
Ensemble Probability -- 12. On Errors and Approximations -- III. The Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics -- 13. Problems and Promises of the Ensemble Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics -- 14. Probability and the Way Out of the Great | |
Quantum Muddle -- 15. Are Hidden Variables Possible? -- 16. The Bell Inequality I: Joint Measurability -- 17. The Bell Inequality II: Locality -- 18. The Irrelevance of the Bell Inequality -- 19. Measurement and State Representation -- | |
20. On Quantum Logic -- 21. Resistance to Change in the Sciences: The Case of Quantum Mechanics -- IV. General -- 22. Epistemological Implications of Artificial Intelligence -- 23. Artificial Intelligence: Possibilities and Realities, | |
Hopes and Dangers -- 24. Philosophy and Physicists -- 25. The Axiomatic Approach in Physics -- List of Publications of T.A. Brody -- Name Index | |
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Keywords: | Physics , Philosophy , Popular works , Physics , Physics, general , Popular Science, general , Philosophy, general |
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Title: | Bell’s Theorem, Quantum Theory and Conceptions of the Universe |
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Date: | 1989 |
Size: | 1 online resource (330 p.) |
Note: | 10.1007/978-94-017-0849-4 |
Contents: | On a Theory of the Collapse of the Wave Function -- On the Measurement Problem of Quantum Mechanics -- A New Characteristic of a Quantum System Between Two Measurements — A “Weak Value” -- Can the Quantum Measurement Process be put |
into QED? -- Chained Bell Inequalities -- From George Boole to John Bell — The Origins of Bell’s Inequality -- The Logic of Quantum Nonseparability -- Bell’s Theorem and Mermin’s Gedanken Experiment -- Searching for Mutually Unbiased | |
Observables -- Going Beyond Bell’s Theorem -- Quantum Field Theory, Bell’s Inequalities and the Problem of Hidden Variables -- What Locality Isn’t: A Response to Jarrett -- Bell’s Theorem: The Forgotten Loophole and How to Exploit It | |
-- Are More Economical Escapes From Bell’s Strictures Possible? -- Concerning Theories Free From Bell’s Constraint -- The EPR Paradox, Actions at a Distance and the Theory of Relativity -- Conditionals, Probability and Bell’s Theorem | |
-- Relativity and Probability, Classical or Quantal -- Relativistic Probability Amplitudes and State Preparation -- Non-Linearity and Post-Bell Quantum Mechanics -- Observable Effects of the Uncertainty Relations in the Covariant Phase | |
Space Representation of Quantum Mechanics -- Geometry of Cyclic Quantum Evolutions -- On the Computer Simulation of the EPR-Bohm Experiment -- Discrete Phase-Space Model for Quantum Mechanics -- A Possible Explanation of Quantum | |
Mechanics Behavior by a Classical Cellular Automaton Construction -- Quantum Mechanical Information is Ubiquitous -- The Unobservability of Spinor Structure -- Teaching QM: True, Trivial, Inevitable -- Quantum Cosmology and Quantum | |
Mechanics -- Cosmology, EPR Correlations and Separability -- Bell’s Theorem: Form and Information in the Quantum Theory -- Horizons of Knowledge in Cosmology -- The Ontological Status of the Cosmological Singularity -- Quantum | |
Cosmological Generality of Inflation in Anisotropic Spacetime -- Mass Generation in the Early Universe -- Massive Photons and Monopoles -- The Large-Scale Streaming of Galaxies -- The Numerically Simple Universe -- Size of a Least Unit | |
-- Bell, Book and Candle: The Limning of a Mystery -- Complementarity and Space-Time Description -- Complementarity and Cosmology -- Quantum Ontologies -- Henry P. Stapp on Quantum Theory and Reality -- For Whom the Bell Tolls: A Plea | |
for Fundamental Ontology -- The Role of Consciousness in Physical Reality -- The Significance of Human Observation in Measurement in Quantum Mechanics The Nature of the Traditional Separation Between Psychology and Physics -- The | |
Universe in the Light of Contemporary Scientific Developments -- Name Index | |
ISBN: | 9789401708494 |
Series: | eBooks |
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Series: | Springer eBooks |
Series: | Fundamental Theories of Physics : 37 |
Keywords: | Physics , Philosophy and science , Gravitation , Quantum physics , Physics , Quantum Physics , Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory , Philosophy of Science |
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Call number: | QC174.12N67::2017 Show nearby items on shelf |
Title: | Foundations of quantum mechanics : an exploration of the physical meaning of quantum theory |
Author(s): |
Travis Norsen |
Date: | 2017 |
Publisher: | Springer |
Size: | 310 p |
Contents: | Pre-quantum theories -- Quantum examples -- The measurement problem -- The locality problem -- The ontology problem -- The Copenhagen interpretation -- The pilot-wave theory -- Bell's theorem -- The spontaneous collapse theory -- The many-worlds the ory |
ISBN: | 9783319658667 |
Keywords: | Quantum theory , Science |
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Title: | A minimalist ontology of the natural world . |
Author(s): |
Michael Esfeld |
ISBN: | 9781138307308 |
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Title: | The meaning of the wave function : in search of the ontology of quantum mechanics |
Author(s): |
Shan Gao |
ISBN: | 9781107124356 |
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