Publications of Albrecht Heeffer
see also: Preprints and
publications of the Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science
Books
A Primer on Expert Systems (with F. Vandamme, D. Vervenne, D. De Waele en M.
Theunis) 1985, De Sikkel, Antwerpen.
As editor
NonClassical
Logics for Expert Systems. CCAI, Journal for the Integrated Study of AI,
Cognitive Science and Applied Epistemology Vol 3, 12, 1986.
Listed in ISI
“The Source
of Problems in Euler’s Algebra”, Bulletin
of the Belgian Mathematical Society  Simon Stevin, 13 (5), Jan 2007, pp. 949952.
“Chunking as a
Method for Concept Acquisition”. (with Marc Leman) Proceedings of the
7'th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 1986, pp. 7983.
“An
overview of expert systems”, (with Fernand Vandamme) Proceedings
of Expert Systems: Available Hard and Software, SCK Mol, Belgium, 1819
June 1986, pp. 112.
In journals
“Text
production reproduction and appropriation within the abbaco tradition: a
case study” Sources and Commentaries
in Exact Sciences, 9, pp. 101145.
“The
emergence of symbolic algebra as a shift in predominant models”, Foundations of Science, 13 (2), June
2008, pp. 149161.
“Mathematics Education Through Lesson
Study in the AsiaPacific Region”, History
and Pedagogy of Mathematics Newsletter, 66, Nov. 2007, pp. 46.
“The Tacit Appropriation of Hindu Algebra
in Renaissance Practical Arithmetic”, Gaņita
Bhārāti, vol. 29, 12, 2007, pp. 160.
“Father Henri Bosmans
(S.J.) “A Belgian pioneer in the history of mathematics”, History and Pedagogy of Mathematics Newsletter, 65, Mar. 2007, pp. 1215.
“The Logic of Disguise:
Descartes’ Discovery of the Sine Law”, Historia
Scientiarum. International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan,
16 (2), November 2006, pp. 144165.
“Récréations mathématiques (1624), A
Study on its Authorship, Sources and Influence”, Gibecière, 1 (2), Summer 2006, New York, pp. 77167.
“Introduction
to nonclassical logics”, CCAI, Journal for the Integrated Study
of AI, Cognitive Science and Applied Epistemology, Vol. 3, 1, (1986) pp.
35.
“Two
Prolog Implementation for Personal Computers”, CCAI, Journal for the Integrated Study of AI, Cognitive Science and
Applied Epistemology, Vol. 3, 1, (1986) pp. 141152.
“Prospects
for the expert system market” CCAI,
Journal for the Integrated Study of AI, Cognitive Science and Applied
Epistemology, Vol. 3, 12, (1986) pp. 135140.
“Production
systems”, CCAI, Journal for the
Integrated Study of AI, Cognitive Science and Applied Epistemology, Vol.
2, 2, (1985) pp 3161.
Chapters in books
“Over
beelden, figuren en symbolen” in J. Braeckman (ed.) (to appear)
“On the
Nature and Origin of Algebraic Symbolism” in B. van Kerckhove (ed.) Perspectives on Mathematical Practice,
College Publications, London (to appear)
“The Reception of Ancient Indian Mathematics by Western Historians” in
B.S. Yadav en M. Mohan (ed.) Ancient
Indian Leaps in the Advent of Mathematics, Birkhauser, Basel, (to appear March 2009, ISBN 9780817646943).
“A Conceptual Analysis of Early
Arabic Algebra” in S. Rahman, T. Street and H. Tahiri (eds.) The Unity of Science
in the Arabic Tradition: Science,
Logic, Epistemology and their Interactions, Kluwer Academic
Publishers, Dordrecht, 2008, pp. 89128.
“Abduction as a Strategy for Concept Formation in Mathematics:
Cardano Postulating a Negative” in Olga Pombo and Alexander
Gerner (eds.) Abduction and the
Process of Scientific Discovery, Colecçáo Documenta, Centro de
Filosofia das Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, pp. 179194, 2007.
“Learning concepts
through the history of mathematics. The case of symbolic algebra”, in K.
François and J.P Van Bendegem (eds.) Philosophical Dimensions in Mathematics
Education, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 83103, 2007.
“Kepler’s
near discovery of the sine law: A qualitative computational model”, In:
Claudio Delrieux & Javier Legris, (eds.) Computer Modeling of
Scientific Reasoning, Universidad Nacional Del Sur. EDIUNS, Bahia Blanca,
Argentinia, 2003, pp. 93102.
“Analysis of
verbal laboratory knowledge by means of formal systems”, (with D. Vervenne,
D. Dewaele en F; Vandamme) in F. Lowenthal (ed.) Language and Mathematics, Interactions between their Developments,
NVCD, Université de Mons, 1984, pp. 6180.
Contributions to international conferences
“Estienne
de la Roche’s appropriation of Chuquet (1484)” in Hermann Hunger (ed.) Book of Abstracts, In 3^{rd}
International Conference of the European Society for the History of Science,
Vienna, Sept. 1012, 2008, p. 36.
“Negative numbers as an
epistemic difficult concept. Some lessons from history” in Costas
Tzanakis (ed.) History and Pedagogy of Mathematics. Satellite Meeting of
International Congress on Mathematical Education 11, 14  18
July 2008, Centro Cultural del México Contemporáneo, Mexico City,
México, CDROM, Section I, 13, pp. 113.
“The role of
typographical fixity in the acceptance of algebraic symbolism in
sixteenthcentury Europe” in Michal Kokowski (ed.) The Global and the Local. The History of Science and the Cultural
Integration of Europe. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of
the European Society for the History of Science, Cracow, Poland,
Wydawnictwo Polskiej Akademii Umiejętności (The Press of the
Polish Academy of Arts and Sciences), Kraków, Poland, p. 782.
“The
Methodological Relevance of the History of Mathematics for Mathematics
Education”, in Gullaya Dhompongsa, Faqir M. Bhatti and Quentin C. Kitson
(eds.) Proceedings of the
International Conference on 21st Century Information Technology in
Mathematics Education, Chang Mai, Thailand, 2006, pp. 267276.
“A Cost
Function approach towards Scheduling of Highly Constrained Resources",
(with P. De Causmaecker and G. Vanden Berghe) Proceedings of the International Colloquium on European Cooperation
in International Projects, Information Technologies and Environmental
Sciences, Kötchen, 1997, pp. 9097.
“A Conjunctive Specification
Algorithm for Automated Concept Acquisition” in R. De Caluwe (ed) Proceedings of the
fifth FBVIFAIB congress,1987, pp. 7989.
“Multiple Strategies for Knowledge Manipulation Using MetaLevel
Reasoning” in: Proceedings of the 11th International
Congress of Cybernetics, August 2529th, 1986. Namur, Association
internationale de cybernétique, Namur.
“Validating Concepts from Automated
Acquisition Systems”. Aravind K. Joshi (Ed.): Proceedings of the 9th International
Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Los Angeles, CA,
August 1985. Morgan Kaufmann, 1985, pp. 613615.
“Modelling Inference Processes that Use
Multiple Object Representations”, in Callebaut e.a. (Eds). George Sarton
Centennial. Communication and Cognition, Gent,
1984, pp. 6971.
Abstracts in conference proceedings
“On the
curious historical coincidence of algebra and doubleentry bookkeeping” in Foundations Of The Formal Sciences
VII: Bringing together Philosophy and
Sociology of Science, Brussels, October 2124, 2008, pp 2931.
“The Genesis of the Algebra Textbook: From Pacioli to Euler” in
Mahesh C. Joshi (ed.) Book of Abstracts.
International Conference Advances in Mathematics: Historical Developments
and Engineering Applications, December 1922, 2007, G.B. Pant
University, Pantnagar
India,
p. 1.
“Incommensurability in
Mathematics: Methodological Considerations for the History of Algebra”, in Volume of Abstracts. 13th International
Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, August 915,
2007 Beijing, pp. 3267.
“The Regula Quantitatis or the invention
of the second unknown”, The 22nd International Conference on the History of
Science, 2430 July, 2005, Institute for the History of Natural Science,
Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, [abstract, p. 301].
“The Origin
of Problems in Euler's Algebra”, Joint BeNeLuxFr Conference in Mathematics,
2022 July, 2005, Ghent,
Belgium
[abstract].
“The
transmission of algebra in sixteenthcentury Europe”,
Science in Europe – Europe
in Science: 15002000, Maastricht
University, 46
November, 2004 [abstract].
“Récréations
mathématiques (1624), A Study on its Authorship, Sources and Influence”,
History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas,
1821 November, 2004 [abstract].
“How algebra spoiled renaissance
recreational problems” The Origins of Algebra: From alKhwarizmi to
Descartes, an International Meeting at Universitat Pompeu Fabra,
Barcelona 2003 [abstract].
“Descartes’ theory of
explanation in natural philosophy” Causation and Explanation in Natural
and Social Sciences 2002, Universiteit Gent [abstract].
“A Test Bench for Rostering
Problems” (with P. De Causmaecker, G. Vanden Berghe and A. De Witte) Edmund
K Burke and Michael W Carter (Eds) Proceedings of the 2nd International
Conference on the Practice and Theory of Automated Timetabling, Toronto 1997, p 324.
“Scheduling of
highlyconstrained resources, extending the formulation and refining the
optimization scheme” (with G. Van den Berghe, A. De Bruycker, P. De
Causmaecker, A. De Witte) 14^{th} European Conference of
Operation Research, Jerusalem, 1995, 44.
“Transformations of Knowledge
Representations in Scientific Discovery Processes” (with D. Vervenne and D. De Waele) Tim
O’Shea (Ed) Proceedings
of the 6th European
Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1984, 458459.
