Rudolf Taschner

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Rudolf Taschner

Rudolf Taschner was born in 1953 in Ternitz and since 1977 he has been a professor at the Vienna University of Technology (TU). Together with his wife and other colleagues Taschner founded and runs "math.space," a series of events located in the museum's quarter in Vienna that presents mathematics as a cultural achievement. In 2004 Rudolf Taschner was elected "Scientist of the Year." In 2011 he was awarded the Prize for People's Education of the City of Vienna. Lastly, in 2013 he published the book "The Number That Came out of the Cold. When Math Turns into an Adventure."


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The Mathematics of Our Being

The Mathematics of Our Being

Life is a game when we follow mathematical rules. Our decisions can be calculated. The largest benefit for all participants involved can be measured. Game theory came to prominence in economics, ...

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The Number That Came  In From The Cold

The Number That Came In From The Cold

The one who masters numbers has the power. More than 2000 years ago the Greek scientist Archimedes beat the Roman Navy with his math skills. Intelligence agencies encrypt communications. ...

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Im Carl Hanser Verlag ist erschienen:
2013 Die Zahl, die aus der Kälte kam. Wenn Mathematik zum Abenteuer wird
2015 Die Mathematik des Daseins. Eine kurze Geschichte der Spieltheorie