
Re: Mainstream Mathematics?
Posted:
Jun 13, 2013 7:56 AM


Zeit Geist wrote: > On Wednesday, June 12, 2013 2:07:46 PM UTC7, Norbert_Paul wrote: >> Zeit Geist wrote: >> >>> On Wednesday, June 12, 2013 2:55:58 AM UTC7, Norbert_Paul wrote: >> >>>> Zeit Geist wrote: >> >> >>> Any pure idealized mathematical theory usually doesn't >> >>> address numerical uncertainty. >> >> >> >> No. there is even a dedicated theory on errors. >> > I just meant that pure Mathematical theories, such > Set Theory, Topology, Abstract Algebra and even > Geometry and the Calculus, do not, at their basic > levels do not use or need a theory of measurement > and error.
How did the error integral get its name? Note that the theory of probability _is_ pure mathematics.
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