Bourbaki


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Bourbaki

(ˈbɔːbəkɪ)
n
(Mathematics) Nicholas Bourbaki the pseudonym of a group of mainly French mathematicians that, since 1939, has been producing a monumental work on advanced mathematics, Eléments de Mathématique
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So, information is diversity, and, understood not only and not so much in the mathematical sense--as a complete diversion (abstraction) from any substantive content, fixing in the most abstract form exclusively the structural (formal) aspect of the being of things (Bourbaki, 1963, pp.
Bourbaki is apposite: "every mathematician knows that a proof has not really been 'understood' if one has done nothing more than verifying step by step the correctness of the deductions of which it is composed" (Bourbaki, 1950, p.
Weil [12] was the first to characterise uniform spaces in terms of a family of pseudometrics and Bourbaki [13] provided the definition of a uniform structure in terms of entourages.
Bourbaki, "Elements de Mathematique," Livre VI: Integration, Hermann & Cie Editeurs, Paris, 1952.
Bourbaki, "Foundations of Mathematics for the Working Mathematician," Journal of Symbolic Logic 14, no.
Bourbaki, Lie groups and Lie algebras, Ch.4-6, Springer-Verlag, 2002.
Surjection is a term that Raqs draw from the fictional mathematician Nicolas Bourbaki in relation to set theory, which involves the subtle movement and shift of elements from one set to the other.