Day: January 19, 2016

What alphabets are not used in mathematics and why?

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Not a mathematician, but: Mathematics as practiced in the West is a European invention, and it calls for its symbols on European patrimony. That means: Roman (italics, to differentiate from text) Including Fraktur if you want to spice things up And avoiding diacritics, not because they aren’t old (disagree with Martin Ekman’s answer to What […]