REMINDER: IAS/PCMI Applications, Summer 2009
Don't miss the deadline! Applications for the 2009 Summer
Session of the IAS/Park City Mathematics Institute close
Wednesday, January 28, 2009. See also:
A site dedicated to geometry and visual perception: patterns,
fractals, structures, rotations, spirographs, optical arts,
knots, and more. Some constructions include the artist's
reflections, instructions, and links to related sites and
AAA Math, which we first featured in 2001, has launched
a Spanish language version of its site here:
The site features online interactive lessons, exercises,
practice, and games about basic arithmetic concepts and
methods, for grades K-8.
Topics include: addition, comparing quantities, counting,
decimals, division, estimation, factors, fractions, money,
multiplication, naming numbers, ordinal numbers, percent,
place value, positions, properties, ratios, and subtraction.
In 2003, Benoit Mandelbrot suggested to Harlan Brothers that he
undertake a rigorous treatment of the subject of fractal music.
Here is an overview of Brothers' subsequent research, including
papers, definitions, and examples.
Brothers offers a day-long workshop based on his work,
developed from a lecture and lab he first offered at Yale: