Experimental mathematics in the 1990s: A second loss of certainty?

Oberwolfach Reports (12):601--604 (2010)
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In this paper, I describe some aspects of the phenomenon of "experimental mathematics" in order to discuss whether it constitutes a subdiscipline or a particular style of mathematics. My conclusion is that neither of these notions accurately capture the complex culture of experimental mathematics.

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Henrik Kragh Sørensen
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