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“Have you ever done acid, kid? This book is like Acid.” —John L. Rhodes, speaking of the book Topos Theory by Peter Johnstone (Source: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0521337798?ie=UTF8&tag=hiremebecauim20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0521337798)
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May 15, 2011
Tagged acid, algebra, books, category theory, heroes, logic, LSD, math, mathematics, maths, moduli, philosophy, set theory, sheaves, topoi, topos theory, toposes
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Sigma Algebras
Are mathematicians deliberately obscure? Or is it really so hard for them to write prose? Check out this description of σalgebras from Wik***dia.BAD: In mathematics, a σalgebra (also sigmaalgebra, σfield, sigmafield) is a technical concept for a collection of sets satisfying certain properties.[1] The main use of σalgebras is in … Continue reading
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Tagged algebra, communication, expression, language, math, mathematics, maths, measurability, measure theory, measures, probability spaces, sigma algebra, writing
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6dimensional Sphere
Of course a 3dimensional thing is bigger than a 2dimensional thing. Just like a beach ball is bigger than a circle cut from paper. And it’s equally obvious that a 4dimensional thing would be bigger than a 3dimensional thing. Or … Continue reading
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Tagged 4D, 6sphere, algebra, education, facts, geometry, higher dimensions, long reads, math, mathematics, maths, science
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