GEORG CANTOR: THE BATTLE FOR TRANSFINITE SET THEORY
In this lively and engaging videotaped lecture, Dauben presents a
fascinating look at Georg Cantor and the development of transfinite set
theory. Dauben traces the evolution of Cantorian set theory with an
emphasis on the opposition it met from Cantor's contemporaries. This
meticulously researched lecture covers the mathematical, technological,
philosophical, theological, and even psychological aspects of Cantor's
struggle. Dauben describes Cantor's mental illness, the personal and
mathematical attacks he endured, and his single-minded approach to his work.
The use of photographs and other illustrations bring the subject to life as
Dauben paints a gripping portrait of the brilliant but tormented life of
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Exclusive Invitation to Present
Honorable Mention Lake Superior State University
LSSU was one of five finalists that were invited to present papers at the conference. The other universities that were invited were: Cornell University, Michigan Tech, Air Force Academy, and University of Puerto Rico.
2006 UPADI Pan American Federation of Engineering Societies Convention for Engineers