What Mathematics for the Information Society?





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21 Sep Paper accepted at TFM'09: Which Mathematics for the Information Society?

-- HugoMacedo - 20 Nov 2009

What Mathematics for the Information Society?

Occidental societies are getting behind in terms of mathematics education and this is happening in the information society, one that requires "computational thinking" and skills relying on mathematical fluency like no other. Even more important is the inadequacy of the traditional mathematical contents in the preparation of the future citizens to this new reality. This project aims at providing insight on new approaches to the teaching and learning of mathematical skills, exploring the results from research on correct-by-construction program design as a possible fix to this inadequacy. (read more)

Project info

Telephone +351 253604463 (direct) or +351 253604430
Fax +351 253604471
Supported by FCT under contract PTDC/EIA/73252/2006 (54 KEuro)
Start Date 1st January 2009
Duration 3 years
Hosted by Departamento de Inform√°tica, Universidade do Minho

r26 - 20 Nov 2009 - 17:29:16 - HugoMacedo
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