Category Archives: John Nash

Geometry Leads us to the Truth?

“The end he (the artist) strives for is something else than a perfectly executed print. His aim is to depict dreams, ideas, or problems in such a way that other people can observe and consider them.” – M.C. Escher I … Continue reading

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Ducks Know Game Theory

  A Beautiful Math: John Nash, Game Theory, and the Modern Quest for a Code of Nature (2006) The ducks, naturally, were delighted with this experiment, so they all rapidly paddled into position. But then Harper’s helpers began tossing the … Continue reading

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Psychohistory

Hari Seldon, a fictional character, is the intellectual hero of Isaac Asimov‘s Foundation Series. In his capacity as mathematics professor at Streeling University on Trantor, he developed psychohistory, allowing him to predict the future in probabilistic terms. His prediction of … Continue reading

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Self-organization

Self-organization From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Self-organization is the process where a structure or pattern appears in a system without a central authority or external element imposing it. This globally coherent pattern appears from the local interaction of the elements … Continue reading

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Philemon and the Liber Novus

Giving a dream to a Jungian analyst is a little bit like feeding a complex quadratic equation to someone who really enjoys math. It takes time. The process itself is to be savored. The solution is not always immediately evident.The … Continue reading

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Understanding our Angels and Daemons

So, every “story line” is about a Journey? IN Angel and Demons, we follow the story of Professor Robert Langdon. The Vatican summons Professor Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) and Vittoria Vetra (Ayelet Zurer) from CERN to help them solve the … Continue reading

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Evolutionary Game Theory

This of course was first introduced to me by the show called a Beautiful Mind. It is about the story of John Nash It is true such mathematics could seem cold and austere. Realizing the complexity of emotive and intellectual … Continue reading

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Inside the Mathematical Universe

This Nobel Prize award was of interest to me. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2007 “for having laid the foundations of mechanism design theory“ Leonid Hurwicz Eric S.Maskin Roger B. Myerson I first … Continue reading

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What’s on the Condense Matter Theorist’s Mind?

The Theory of Everything Prof. Robert B. Laughlin The crystalline state is the simplest known example of a quantum , a stable state of matter whose generic low-energy properties are determined by a higher organizing principle and nothing else. Robert … Continue reading

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Foundations of Mathematic

Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beautya beauty cold and austere, like that of sculpture, without appeal to any part of our weaker nature, without the gorgeous trappings of painting or music, yet sublimely pure, and capable … Continue reading

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