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    23
    Avr
    2018

    LPP seminar: Valeria Giardino, Laboratoire d'Histoire des Sciences et de Philosophie, Université de Lorraine

    11hSalle de réunion du LPP, H432, 4ème étage, Centre Biomédical des Saints Pères 45 rue des Sts Pères, 75006 Paris

    "Diagramming" in mathematics: Cognitive tools as triggers for enhancing reasoning

    The aim of my talk is to discuss the role of cognitive tools such as notation and diagrams in mathematics. According to the general framework I propose, the use of these tools depends on the ability of diagramming, which allows us to recruit perception and action in view of more specifically inferential aims. I will present some examples taken from mathematics and discuss some possible directions for future research.

    Invited by AVoC Team

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