The Art of Science: From Perspective Drawing to Quantum Randomness By Rossella Lupacchini, Annarita Angelini
English | EPUB | 2014 | 210 Pages | ISBN : 3319021109 | 3.10 MB
In addition to linear perspective, complex numbers and probability were notable discoveries of the Renaissance. While the power of perspective, which transformed Renaissance art, was quickly recognized, the scientific establishment treated both complex numbers and probability with much suspicion. It was only in the twentieth century that quantum theory showed how probability might be molded from complex numbers and defined the notion of “complex probability amplitude”.