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Hilbert's paradox of Grand Hotel

INTRODUCTION

Hilbert’s Hotel Paradox or Hilbert’s paradox of the Grand Hotel is a thought experiment proposed by German mathematician, David Hilbert  in a 1924 lecture “Über das Unendliche” reprinted and popularized through George Gamow’s 1947 book “One..Two..Three.. 805 more words

Mathematics

Hilbert Effect

Human beings tend to measure the influence of a person(s) on a particular field of study by associating their name to cornerstones. For example: Urysohn lemma… 373 more words

Philosophy

The Electric Spermbot

I admit this is getting ridiculous. What will hence be known as my “Electric Trilogy” (See The Electric Monk, September 23rd and The Electric Caterpillar, October 1st) has arrived for its third installment in a way so absurd that I hesitate to elaborate on it. 895 more words

Comedy

Revision 1: Inquisitive Mathematical Thinking

In this post I wish to expand my understanding about, “asking Why?“.

In 1930, David Hilbert gave radio address lecture. I want to discuss following paragraph from that lecture (when translated to English): 401 more words

Philosophy

Paradoks Hotel Hilbert

Ketakterhinggaan merupakan konsep matematika yang tricky. Banyak paradoks seputar ketakterhinggaan, beberapa di antaranya telah saya bahas di buku “Menuju Tak Terhingga” (yang takkan lama lagi terbit). 363 more words

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Lo Spazio di Hilbert

In matematica, lo spazio di Hilbert è uno spazio vettoriale che generalizza la nozione di spazio euclideo. Il suo ruolo è cruciale nella formalizzazione matematica della meccanica quantistica.

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