 Center for Space Research (CSR)  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The CSR upports a broad range of spacerelated research by scientists in many departments. Current topics range from theoretical cosmology and astrophysics to laboratory and flight experiments and groundbased observations. Laboratory facilities include
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 The Center for Women in Mathematics  Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Smith College
As "a chance  and a second chance  to study mathematics in the company of women," Smith College's Center for Women in Mathematics prepares and motivates women to help them determine whether they want to continue to graduate school in the mathematical
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 Center of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education (CEMSE)  John K. Luedeman, Director; Clemson University
Provides support, outreach activities, materials, and coursework for both preservice and inservice teachers to improve the teaching of mathematics and the sciences in grades K12. Projects/workshops; Resources/publications; Teacher and student enhancement
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 Center on Education and Work (CEW)  School of Education, Univ. of WisconsinMadison
The Center provides leadership in identifying and responding to issues affecting the connections among education, work, community and the family. Special focus on initiatives in the areas of SchooltoWork, Tech Prep, and Coordinated Workforce Development.
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 Central Bureau of Statistics  The State of Israel
The Israeli agency in charge of collecting official statistics. Site includes a description of the bureau, its legal basis, and graphs and tables of key economic figures. Tables and timeseries of socioeconomic, climate, and environmental data are also
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 The Central Limit Theorem and the Quincunx  Stevenson, Coates
An introduction to the normal or Gaussian curve, including Quincunx and dicethrowing applets. The Quincunx is a device which allows a bead to drop through an array of pins stuck in a board. The pins are equally spaced in a number of rows and when the
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 Central Limit Theorem Applet  R. Todd Ogden; Dept. of Statistics, Univ. of South Carolina
An applet that demonstrates the central limit theorem using simulated dicerolling experiments. An "experiment" consists of rolling a certain number of dice (15 dice are available in this applet) and adding the number of spots showing. This experiment
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 Central Service for Statistics and Economic Studies (STATEC)  Luxembourg
The agency for official statistics for the country of Luxembourg. Description of the agency and tables, graphs, and brief articles about key social and economic data available in English and German. More information may be found in the French version
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 Centre for Analytical Finance (CAF)  University of Aarhus and Aarhus Business School, Denmark
CAF is based on a grant from the Danish Social Science Foundation. Its main purpose is to strengthen research in theoretical and applied finance in Denmark. It has members from the Department of Management and Department of Economics , University of
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 Centre for Chaos And Turbulence Studies (CATS)  Hansen, Cvitanovic'; University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Conferences, preprints, and courses; people at the Centre; information about CATS and Neils Bohr Institute (NBI) computers; relevant links, an annual report, and forthcoming CATS seminars.
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 Centre for Discrete and Applicable Mathematics (CDAM)  London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
The Centre aims to bring together strands of mathematical work being carried out at the LSE and to raise the profile of mathematics in the social sciences, bringing together members from the departments of Economics, Mathematics, Operational Research,
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 Centre for Discrete Mathematics and Computing  Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering; Univ. of Queensland, AU
A centre whose aim is to carry out and promote research and teaching in discrete mathematics and computing, and to facilitate collaborative research with groups working in related areas in Australia and overseas. The Centre publishes the Australasian
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 Centre for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (CDMTCS)  Computer Science, Mathematics; Univ. of Auckland, NZ
A centre founded to support basic research on the interface between mathematics and computing, to foster research and development in these areas within the South Pacific region, and to create links between researchers in that region and their counterparts
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 Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching  University of Plymouth
A focus for research and curriculum development in mathematics teaching and learning with the unifying aim of enhancing mathematical progress in schools and colleges. The site includes: The Mathematics Enhancement Programme; Resources: worksheets in HTML
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 Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science  University of Ghent, Belgium
Members, events, preprints and books, research interests.
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 Centre for the Popularisation of Mathematics  Ronnie Brown, School of Mathematics, University of Wales, Bangor
The Centre's goal is to present Mathematics to as wide as possible an audience, and to give an impression for mathematics of its objects of study, methodology, successes and applications, enjoyment, and the wider context. Includes the WWW version of the
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 Centre for the Study of Mathematics Education (CSME)  P. Gates; University of Nottingham, U.K.
The CSME incorporates the Mathematics Education Social Research Group and the Shell Centre for Mathematical Education, which closed on 31 December 1997. See, in particular, the Mathematics Education Booklist.
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 CFD Online (Computational Fluid Dynamics)
CFD Resources Online (a comprehensive collection of annotated links to information related to CFD, in particular software and publications); CFD Jobs Database (a forum where companies and universities can advertise open positions in CFD); CFD Online Discussion
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 CGAL  Computational Geometry Algorithms Library
The CGAL project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust, easy to use, and efficient C++ software library of geometric data structures and algorithms. Manual, supported platforms, download, patches, user support; also publications, extension packages,
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 Challenges: Mathematics and Statistics  InnoCentive, Inc.
"Seekers" submit challenges to InnoCentive's online marketplace for innovation, where scientists, engineers, professionals and entrepreneurs collaborate to solve them. The most innovative solutions receive financial awards ranging up to US$1,000,000.
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 Challenges  RSA Security
Read about three cryptographic challenges: RSA Factoring Challenge, SecretKey Challenge, and DES Challenge III. For the solution of these cryptographic challenges, RSA offers cash prizes as "... modest rewards for some of the hard work that goes into
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 Chalmers Finite Element Center  Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
An interdisciplinary unit at Chalmers University of Technology in the field of computational mathematical modeling and scientificindustrial computing. It is formed by groups in the Departments of Electromagnetics, Mathematics, Solid Mechanics, and Structural
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 Chance Encounters at ICME9  Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny
From the International International Congress on Mathematics Education held in Tokyo in August, 2000, impressions that came from personal, often unplanned, meetings with such mathematicians as N. P. Dolbilin (who outlined the history and the current state
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 CHANCE  J. Laurie Snell, Mathematics Dept., Dartmouth College
Materials designed to help teach a "Chance" course or a more standard introductory probability or statistics course. A Chance course is a case study quantitative literacy course designed to make students more informed and critical readers of current news
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 Chance Magazine  George P. H. Styan, Ed.; American Statistical Association & SpringerVerlag New York, Inc.
A magazine about statistics and its use in society. Information on recent issues and indexes; Available Data Sets, Articles, and Relevant Links; how to subscribe and submit articles.
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 Chance of Bank Balance $0.00 (Math Chat)  Frank Morgan, MAA Online
Answer to the Challenge: My colleague Dick De Veaux reports that upon returning from a threeweek trip, he found his checking account balance at exactly $0.00. Without further information, how would you estimate the probability of such an event?
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 Changes of Mathematical State [PDF document]  Ivars Peterson  Science News Online
A discussion of constraintsatisfaction problems, more specifically the logic puzzle in theoretical computer science known as the satisfiability (SAT) problem (e.g. working out a seating plan), the current state of research on computational "phase transitions,"
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 Change the Equation
This nonprofit, nonpartisan CEOled initiative aims to "solve America's innovation problem. It answers the call of President Obama's Educate to Innovate Campaign to move the U.S. to the top of the pack in science and math education," with science, technology,
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 Changing the Way We Teach Math  Kate Nonesuch
This document is a manual for teaching basic math to adults. It sets out some "best practices" from the literature, then outlines some difficulties instructors may face in implementing them, and makes suggestions for overcoming those difficulties. There
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 Channeling quantum information efficiently  Ivars Peterson  Science News Online
By carefully choosing how a message is encoded and decoded, it's possible to approach the theoretical maximum for transmitting information via photons or other quantum particles.
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 Chaos and Fractals  Joakim Linde; Chalmers Tekniska Högskola
A small fractal image gallery gallered with Fractus software, Fractint parameter files, a fractal icon archive, and links to other fractal sites.
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 Chaos and Fractals  ThinkQuest 1996
Chaos is an advanced field of mathematics that involves the study of dynamical systems or systems in motion. Chaos Theory consists of the mathematical proofs and theories that attempt to describe processes in motion. Think of any
mathematical system
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 Chaos and the Solar System  Paul Trow
An essay on the historical development of chaos theory, especially as it relates to the solar system.
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 Chaos at Maryland  The Chaos Group, the University of Maryland at College Park
Research in chaotic dynamics: the theory of dimensions, fractal basin boundaries, chaotic scattering, controlling chaos, and more. Read research papers, link to Daniel P. Lathrop's Nonlinear Dynamics Lab and the Pattern Formation Laboratory, learn about
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 Chaoscope  Nicolas Desprez
Software to render 3D strange attractors such as IFS, Julia, Lorenz, and pickover. Browse the gallery, participate in the monthly contest, check the freeware's manual, learn from tutorials. Also available at http://www.btinternet.com/~ndesprez/.
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 Chaos Demonstrations  Michael Cross
Two versions each of three Java applets  an "old, stable" version and a "new, trial" version for the Period Doubling Route to Chaos, the Lorenz Attractor and the Butterfly Effect, and Chua's Circuit. Created for an introductory course on Chaos at Caltech
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 Chaos Downloads (Chaos: The Software)  Gordon, Rucker, Walker; Autodesk, Inc.
A shareware release of James Gleick's CHAOS: the Software. Both the complete executable and the source code are provided. The program runs under Windows as a fullscreen DOS session. Six modules include the Mandelbrot set, Pendulum and Magnets, Strange
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 Chaos, Fractals, and Arcadia  Robert L. Devaney; Dept. of Mathematics, Boston University
An animated description of some of the mathematical ideas lurking in the background of Tom Stoppard's play Arcadia. Introduction; Thomasina's Geometry of Irregular Forms; The Chaos Game; The Sierpinski Hexagon; Thomasina's Fern; Valentine's Grouse; Summary
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 Chaos, Fractals and Attractors in Economics  Ben Tamari
Dynamical system in economics, fractals and chaos in nature.
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 The Chaos Game  Robert L. Devaney; Dept. of Mathematics, Boston University
One of the most interesting fractals arises from what Michael Barnsley has dubbed "The Chaos Game," which is played as follows. First pick three points at the vertices of a triangle. Color one of the vertices red, the second blue, and the third green.
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 Chaos Group  University of Maryland
Chaos is a multidisciplinary science. The members of the group are affiliated with diverse departments and institutions: Electrical Engineering; Mathematics; Physics; Physical Sciences and Technology; Institute for Plasma Research (IPR); Institute for
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 The Chaosgruppe  Sperl, Rast
A nonprofit scientific Association for direct support of current research projects and dialogue between faculties and interested amateurs about phenomena of nonlinear dynamics and pattern formation. The association produces a Who's Who Handbook of nonlinear
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 The Chaos Hypertextbook: Mathematics in the Age of the Computer  Glenn Elert
Formerly titled "Chaos, Fractals, Dimension": an illustrated paper submitted for the author's M.S. in secondary science education from Columbia. Contains chapters on: Mathematical Experiments (Iteration and Orbits, Orbit and Bifurcation Diagrams, Universality);
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 Chaos: Making a New Science  James Gleick
An excerpt from the prologue of Gleick's book. "Where chaos begins, classical science stops. For as long as the world has had physicists inquiring into the laws of nature, it has suffered a special ignorance about disorder in the atmosphere, in the turbulent
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 Chaos (Mathematics Across the Curriculum)  Dartmouth College
Syllabus, related links, reading list, and student papers (access is restricted to the papers; you must have a password to view them) from a Dartmouth College course from winter, 1998. The course examined chaos from scientific, literary, historical and
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 Chaos Research Group (CRG)  University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The Chaos Research Group is an interdisciplinary team of faculty, students and engineering staff studying the nature of complex, nonlinear engineering systems to achieve a better understanding of the underlying physical processes, to develop better diagnostics,
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 Chaos Theory: complexity and chaos  Mindconnection
Books on chaos theory and links to relevant sites on the Web.
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 Chaos  Étienne Ghys et al.
A free, two hourlong film about dynamical systems, the butterfly effect, and chaos theory. Available in many languages, and as a DVD.
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 Chaos Under Control  David Peak, Michael Frame; Union College, Schenectady, NY
Material designed to support the text Chaos Under Control (W. H. Freeman, 1994): Macintosh software; course syllabi; six labs exploring natural fractals, iterated function systems, dimension computations, onedimensional dynamics, fractal analysis of
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 Chaos vs. Determinism  Harold Brochmann
Recursive vs. Newtonian Functions  two ways of calculating the value of an investment; The Real World  how do things work in reality? (planetary orbits); The Logistic Function  a study of population growth and extinction.
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