The Princeton Companion to Mathematics edited by Timothy Gowers, June Barrow-Green and Imre Leader - ISBN 9780691118802 - PUP 2008

Getting an overview of mathematics as a whole, not as a fragmented set of fields. Also highly recommended by Wagner. Also, wanting to be able to leverage Shun-ichi Amari's work (including Methods of Information Geometry) and thus requiring a better understanding of several key mathematical notions.

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- I Introduction
~~1~~What Is Mathematics About?~~1~~Algebra, Geometry, and Analysis~~2~~The Main Branches of Mathematics

~~2~~The Language and Grammar of Mathematics- 3 Some Fundamental Mathematical Definitions
- 4 Functions between Algebraic Structures
- 3 Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors

- 6 What Is Geometry?
~~9~~Manifolds and Differential Geometry~~1~~Smooth Manifolds

~~10~~Riemannian Metrics

- 4 Functions between Algebraic Structures
- 4 The General Goals of Mathematical Research
- 4 Discovering Patterns

- III Mathematical Concepts
- 17 Dimension
- 18 Distributions
- 21 Elliptic Curves
~~56 Matroids~~- "matroids form a
*natural home*for many optimization problems" (p248)

- "matroids form a

- IV Branches of Mathematics
- 2 Analytic Number Theory
~~1~~Introduction

- 3 Computational Number Theory
~~4~~The Riemann Hypothesis and the Distribution of the Primes

- 6 Algebraic Topology
- 7 Differential Topology
~~20~~Computational Complexity by Oded Goldreich and Avi Wigderson- "the P versus NP question is, in a sense, asking whether this kind of creativity can be automated." (p266) encountered earlier in WithoutNotesSeptember11#AviWigderson
~~7~~The Bright Side of Hardness- the hardness assumption regarding the existence of one-way functions, motivated by StructuralInformationAsymmetries

- 2 Analytic Number Theory
- VI Mathematicians
~~33~~Niels Henrik Abel~~35~~Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi~~36~~Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet~~37~~William Rowan Hamilton~~49~~Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann~~53~~Sophus Lie~~61~~Jules Henri Poincaré~~63~~David Hilbert~~65~~Jacques Hadamard- see also ReadingNotes.Hadamard

~~88~~Andrei Nikolaevich Kolmogorov- (to find) Information Theory and Algorithms (seems inexistant!)

~~89~~Alonzo Church~~91~~John von Neumann- game theory developped before RAND?
- Planning and coding of problems for an electronic computing instrument

~~92~~Kurt Gödel- see also ReadingNotes.TheCodeBook

~~94~~Alan Turing- 96 Nicolas Bourbaki

- VII The Influence of Mathematics
- 2 Mathematical Biology
- 9 Phylogenetics and Graph Theory

- 4 The Mathematics of Traffic in Networks
- 5 Flow Control in the Internet

- 5 The Mathematics of Algorithm Design
- 7 Mathematics and Cryptography
- see also ReadingNotes.TheCodeBook

- 2 Mathematical Biology
- VIII Final Perspectives
- 6 Advice to a Young Mathematician
~~III~~Alain Connes- "Each generation builds a mental picture that reflects their own understanding of this world. They construct mental tools that penetrate more and more deeply into it, so that they can explore aspects of it that were previously hidden." (p1012)
- see also Cognition.Cognition and Content.CognitiveDrag
- see also Letters to a Young Mathematician by Ian Stewart, Basic Books 2006

- "Each generation builds a mental picture that reflects their own understanding of this world. They construct mental tools that penetrate more and more deeply into it, so that they can explore aspects of it that were previously hidden." (p1012)

- 6 Advice to a Young Mathematician

- my notes on
- Princeton University Press Mathematics Site
- Wikipedia:The Princeton Companion to Mathematics
- math resources in France
- IHES
- Mathematiques a l'Ecole Polytechnique
- Alain Connes Professor at the Collège de France, IHES and Vanderbilt University, his youTube account

- Récoltes et Semailles by Alexander Grothendieck on "what it is to do math"
- IHES DailyMotion account with the Grothendieck colloque

- Wikipedia:Portal:Mathematics/MathematicsTopics
- number theory
- Pi trailer
- Number Theory Web online thesis page
- NTW RSS feed

- Wikipedia:Portal:Number theory

- Mathematical Texts by the Grothendieck Circle
- previously recommended during a discussion on ReadingNotes.Hadamard

- Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) School of Mathematics
- Wikipedia:Unifying theories in mathematics
- distribution of computation
- The Practice of Mathematics by Robert P. Langlands, Institute for Advanced Study 1999
- 16 lectures series

- Invalid techniques of proof, Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics at University of Western Australia
- Quel statut et nature pour les mathématiques ?, Continent Science, France Culture January 2010
- Wikipedia:Alexander Grothendieck
- mentioning Hadamard's work at ~min34
- http://www.ihes.fr/~ruelle/Publications.html

- Marcus du Sautoy: Symmetry, reality's riddle, TED October 2009
- Images des mathématiques La recherche mathématiques en mots et en images
- Egres Open open problem forum of the Egerváry Research Group
- http://www.khanacademy.org/#Arithmetic

- Mathematics Examples of Wolfram|Alpha
- Sage Notebook create, collaborate on, and publish interactive worksheets. In a worksheet, one can write code using Sage, Python, and other software included in Sage.
- PLUME, Thème : mathématiques logiciels utilisés dans les domaines de la recherche, de l’enseignement en mathématiques (pures comme appliquées), mais aussi ceux relevant de cette science (calcul scientifique, statistiques …) et pratiqués dans d’autres disciplines (physique, chimie, finance …).
- Tricki store of useful mathematical problem-solving techniques.

- main editor Timothy Gowers started the polymath project "using the comment functionality of his blog to produce mathematics collaboratively".
- seems there is no reference to Ronald Fisher

So in the end, it was about X and was based on Y.

Point A, B and C are debatable because of e, f and j.

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