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25 November 2002                                  Vol. 7, No. 47


The Mathematical Atlas - Rusin | All-USA Academic and Teacher Teams
         CDE: Literature for Science and Mathematics

               THE MATHEMATICAL ATLAS - Dave Rusin


  This is a collection of short articles introducing the
  subject areas of modern mathematics, describing a few of
  the milestone results and topics, and giving pointers to
  further information.

  The material is arranged in a hierarchy of disciplines;
  take a tour (good for newcomers), click on a territory in
  the MathMap or in an annotated version; choose from a list
  of subject headings; or search for a topic by keywords.

  General headings are:

    - Foundations
    - Combinatorics
    - Number Theory
    - Abstract Algebra
    - Geometry
    - Topology
    - Functional Analysis
    - Real Analysis
    - Complex Analysis
    - Numerical Analysis
    - Differential Equations
    - Physics and Other Sciences and Engineering
    - Computers, Information
    - Probability
    - Statistics
    - History

  See also the Layman's Guide to the Math Subject Areas:



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           California Department of Education

  This site catalogs a collection of over 1,400 science- and
  mathematics-related picture books, easy readers, classics,
  and other works of literature for children and adolescents.
  The recommended titles reflect the quality and the complexity
  of the types of materials students could be reading at school
  and outside of class.

  Site features include:

    - Search List
    - Search Categories
    - Literary Genres
    - Classifications
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    - Connection to California Mathematics Standards
    - Acknowledgments
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