From Combinatorics to Philosophy

The Legacy of G.-C. Rota

Editors: Damiani, E., D'Antona, O., Marra, V., Palombi, F. (Eds.)

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  • G. C. Rota is a distinguished figure and respected by research institutions (libraries, research departments, universities) in Europe and the USA, making this title a "long seller" in international academia
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From Combinatorics to Philosophy: The Legacy of G. -C. Rota provides an assessment of G. -C. Rota's legacy to current international research issues in mathematics, philosophy and computer science.

This volume includes chapters by leading researchers, as well as a number of invited research papers. Rota’s legacy connects European and Italian research communities to the USA by providing inspiration to several generations of researchers in combinatorics, philosophy and computer science.

From Combinatorics to Philosophy: The Legacy of G. -C. Rota is of valuable interest to research institutions and university libraries worldwide. This book is also designed for advanced-level students in mathematics, computer science, and philosophy.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Gianco, my Brother

    Rota, Ester Gasperoni

    Pages 3-15

  • Remembering Gian-Carlo Rota

    Kohn, Joseph J.

    Pages 17-21

  • A Glimpse of Vector Invariant Theory. The Points of View of Weyl, Rota, De Concini and Procesi, and Grosshans

    Brini, Andrea

    Pages 25-43

  • Partitions of a Finite Partially Ordered Set

    Codara, Pietro

    Pages 45-59

  • An Algebra of Pieces of Space — Hermann Grassmann to Gian Carlo Rota

    Crapo, Henry

    Pages 61-90

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eBook $169.00
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Hardcover $219.00
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Softcover $219.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4899-8298-8
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
From Combinatorics to Philosophy
Book Subtitle
The Legacy of G.-C. Rota
Editors
  • Ernesto Damiani
  • Ottavio D'Antona
  • Vincenzo Marra
  • Fabrizio Palombi
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-88753-1
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-88753-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-88752-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-8298-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 262
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