Thinking in Four Dimensions

  • Dusa McDuffEmail author
Part of the Mathematics, Culture, and the Arts book series (MACUAR)


I’ve got the rather foolhardy idea of trying to explain to you the kind of mathematics I do, and the kind of ideas that seem simple to me. For me, the search for simplicity is almost synonymous with the search for structure.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentBarnard College, Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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