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5 May 2003 Vol. 8, No. 18 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS TODOS: Mathematics for ALL | Cryptography A-Z Project Poison Applet TODOS: MATHEMATICS FOR ALL http://www.todos-math.org A new national organization, TODOS: Mathematics for ALL, was formally launched on Thursday, April 10, 2003 during the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, held in San Antonio, Texas. The Mission of TODOS is "to advocate for an equitable and high quality mathematics education for ALL students, in particular Latino/Hispanic students, by advancing the professional growth and equity awareness of educators." Membership http://www.todos-math.org/membership.html The organization dues are $25 for a one-year membership and $70 for a three-year membership. Contact Nora Ramirez, Treasurer, by email at nora.ramirez@domail.maricopa.edu, if you have any questions. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CRYPTOGRAPHY A-Z http://www.ssh.fi/support/cryptography/ The authors of this site present the information to de-mystify cryptography. They state that "The use of cryptography is no longer a privilege reserved for governments and highly skilled specialists, but is becoming available for everyone to make use of." Their resources are divided into these categories: Introduction to Cryptography - Basic Terminology - Basic Cryptographic Algorithms - Digital Signatures - Cryptographic Hash Functions - Cryptographic Random Number Generators - Strength of Cryptographic Algorithms - Cryptanalysis and Attacks on Cryptosystems Algorithms - Public Key Cryptosystems - Secret Key Cryptosystems - Cryptographic Hash Functions - Random Number Generators Protocols and Standards References Online Resources -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- PROJECT POISON APPLET http://www.poisonapplet.com/ This site has been created by first year computer science students at Trinity College as a Java programming project. Each of the following topics has several pages explaining different concepts in that topic including, a Java applet to help demonstrate the math concept. Algebra Geometry Trigonometry Calculus Matrices Sequences & Series Complex Numbers Vectors Probability Groups Further Calculus Further Probability -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/ Ask Dr. Math http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Problems of the Week http://mathforum.org/pow/ Mathematics Library http://mathforum.org/library/ Math Tools http://mathforum.org/mathtools/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/discussions/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors Donations http://deptapp.drexel.edu/ia/GOL/giftsonline1_MF.asp _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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