I'm looking for resources discussing mathematical notation, the theory, the philosophy, the distinct advantages of various notations. Stuff about notation for computer algebra systems is interesting ...
My question is quite simple, but I was unable to find an answer by googling, since you can't exactly google syntax. What does the $\in \cdot$ mean in: ...
I'm not sure if this has been asked. I'll explain the question by an example. Fields are often denoted by the letter k, which comes from the German word Körper, meaning body (like corpse, corporeal). ...