Numberphile

Patnaik, Rajkishore (2013) Numberphile. At Right Angles, 2 (1). p. 64.

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Abstract

In Darren Aronofsky-directed 1998 surrealist psychological thriller Pi, the leading character Maximillian Cohen mutters to himself: “Restate my assumptions: One, Mathematics is the language of nature. Two, everything around us can be represented and understood through numbers. Three: If you graph the numbers of any system, patterns emerge. Therefore, there are patterns everywhere in nature. Evidence: The cycling of disease epidemics; the waxing and waning of caribou populations; sun spot cycles; the rise and fall of the Nile.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Website, Review, Epidemics, Cycling.
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > At Right Angles
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2018 15:16
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2018 15:16
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1756
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