from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To reduce to or as if to mathematical formulas.
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- v. To describe in terms of a mathematical equation.
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How do you "mathematize" a human being in a prison-as-industrial-system?
We are well aware of the alphabet soup of acronyms, including CDOs and CLOs, that contributed to the crisis, along with an excessive degree of faith in the ability of complex statistical models to mathematize risk taking.
Modern economics has divorced much of itself from this aspect, trying to mathematize itself, creating models that, if I'm not mistaken, are not very predictive and questionably descriptive.
On the other hand, he will mathematize the Platonic subtraction of being from appearance.
Bernoulli explored a way to mathematize probably arguments by seeing them as analogous to a game of chance.
MacArthur happened to be a very, very smart guy who came along at the right time, but the yearning to mathematize ecology was already in the air.
Paradoxically a more extreme idea than that of Charron, viz., to mathematize ethics leaving aside the idea of end, seemed to insinuate itself even in
It takes Alexander's ideas and tries to mathematize them, while exposing a plethora of examples and insightful results.