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  1. EZW Encoding - C. Valens
    An embedded zerotree wavelet (EZW) tutorial. Contents: Introduction; EZW encoding; The zerotree; How does it work?; The algorithm; Example; Coda; Notes; References. By the author of A Really Friendly Guide to Wavelets. ...more>>

  2. Faces of Mathematics - Marc Atkins, Nick Gilbert; Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
    Portraits of twenty living influential mathematicians, each with a text-based display panel on the subject's research interests and personal viewpoint on mathematics and a video of the subject in conversation about their research and other mathematical ...more>>

  3. Faceted Objects: Tanks to Teapots - Paul Flavin
    A "Tiny Library of Faceted Surfaces." Cube, Venus de Milo Statue, Utah Teapot, M-1 Tank, Ludwig Beethoven, magna Girl. For each object the format, number of vertices, number of facets, geometry (shape), bytes, and filename are listed. ...more>>

  4. Factasia: Mathematics - Roger Bishop Jones
    Math essays organized into three categories: general (threads in the web of mathematics and re-use and abstraction); real numbers (a logical development, some history, and computing with reals); and history (a short history of rigour in mathematics, classical ...more>>

  5. Factoids - Susan Stepney
    An "uneven collection of facts, quotations, and other miscellaneous scraps, that don't naturally fit anywhere else," listed alphabetically from abstract data type to zeldagon and zeugma, including figures of speech, inheritance (in classes), laws, prime ...more>>

  6. Factorization using the Elliptic Curve Method - Dario Alejandro Alpern
    A Java applet that factors numbers up to 1000 digits long, outputting their number of divisors, sum of divisors, Euler's totient, Moebius number, and sum of squares. Also accepts numerical expressions. ...more>>

  7. Factors of 1000 numbers starting from googolplex - Dario Alejandro Alpern
    Known prime factors of numbers in the range 10^(10^100) to 10^(10^100)+999. ...more>>

  8. FA Functional Analysis (Front for the Mathematics ArXiv) - Univ. of California, Davis
    Functional Analysis preprints, from the U.C. Davis front end for the xxx.lanl.gov e-Print archive, a major site for mathematics preprints that has incorporated many formerly independent specialist archives. Search by keyword or browse by topic. ...more>>

  9. Fagnano's Problem - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    An interactive discussion of H. A. Schwarz's and L. Fejér's solutions to Fagnano's problem: inscribe in a given acute-angle triangle the triangle of a minimum perimeter. ...more>>

  10. A Fair Deal For Housemates - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Four friends move into a house and find they must choose among four rooms of different size and quality. Instead of sharing the rent equally, they decide to divide the total so that each person ends up satisfied with his or her combination of room and ...more>>

  11. The Fair Division Calculator - Francis Su
    An interactive Java applet designed to help you determine how to divide among n people: a desirable object (such as a cake); an undesirable object (such as a set of chores); or a set of indivisible objects (rooms, desirable) with payments (rent, undesirable). ...more>>

  12. Fair Play and Dreidel - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    For centuries, Jews have played the game of dreidel as part of the festivities associated with Hanukkah. Surprisingly, it turns out that this ancient game is also an unfair game. In 1976, Robert Feinerman of Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY) in Bronx, ...more>>

  13. Fair Shares (MatheMUSEments!) - Ivars Peterson (Math Muse for Kids)
    The birthday party is over, and one chunk of thickly frosted, richly decorated cake is uneaten. Your mother insists that you and your sister slice the cake into two equal pieces, so that she doesn't have to listen to you fight over which is bigger. What ...more>>

  14. FAME (Fractal Art Museum Enterprise) - Joseph Trotsky, Director
    A display of fractals by hundreds of artists. The site hosts permanent expositions, along with thematic and periodic exhibitions, annual contests, papers on fractal theory, software and tutorials for making fractals, and more. ...more>>

  15. Families of Conics - L. J. Dickey, U. of Waterloo
    Seven Cabri Geometry II figures illustrating families of conics associated with the configurations of Pappus and Pascal. ...more>>

  16. Family Finance - Utah State University Family Finance
    PowerPoint presentations for self-guided study: financial attitudes, values & goals; budgeting; creating your financial information binder; and how to budget your money. Other resources from the Utah State University Cooperative Extension agency include ...more>>

  17. Family Village School - Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Resources related to education for families with a child who has disabilities, plus additional resources JUST FOR KIDS. Pages with links to sites for: Advocacy and Public Policy; Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities; "Disability Awareness" ...more>>

  18. Famous Curves Applet Index - MacTutor Math History Archive
    From Astroid, Cardiod, Catenary, and Cayley's Sextic to the Trisectrix of Maclaurin, Tschirnhaus' Cubic, Watt's Curve, the Witch of Agnesi - and many more - click on the name of a curve to experiment with some of its associated curves. (Your browser ...more>>

  19. Famous Curves Index - MacTutor Math History Archive
    Links to pages illustrating more than 60 mathematical curves, with information on their history and associated curves. Anyone with the Mathematical MacTutor system or a Java-enabled browser can investigate these curves and their associated curves interactively. ...more>>

  20. Famous Equations and Inequalities - Peter Alfeld, University of Utah
    An idiosyncratic and personal selection of particularly important or particularly intriguing mathematical equations, not all of them complicated. Mathematical Constants; The definition of Pi; The definition of e; A differential equation; The Pythagorean ...more>>

  21. A Famous Infinite Series - Paul Trow
    Explains how the 18th century mathematician Leonhard Euler found the infinite sum of the reciprocals of the square integers. ...more>>

  22. Famous Paradoxes - Isaac Reed
    Zeno's Paradox and Cantor's Infinities. ...more>>

  23. Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics - Isaac Reed
    History of mathematics presented through some famous problems, with exercises and solutions. The problems include The Bridges of Königsburg; The Value of Pi; Puzzling Primes; Famous Paradoxes; The Problem of Points; A Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem; ...more>>

  24. Fantastic Fractals - ThinkQuest 1997
    All about fractals: including: fully interactive fractal tutorials, a gallery, landscapes, music, a reference desk and types of fractals, downloads, a fractal workshop (build your own fractals), a fractal challenge (test yourself - how much have you learned ...more>>

  25. Fantasy Stock Market Game - Young Money Magazine
    Students invest $10,000 in "fantasy" cash and compete against other students to build an investing portfolio. Game is free with free web site sign-up, contests run for 30 days and for each period an investor starter kit is awarded to the top player, plus ...more>>

  26. A farewell to chaos: Mandelbrot's fractal dimensions... - Christian Ricordeau
    Where is the order of deterministic chaos hiding? About decimal numbers and the 4th dimension - a conception of decimal numbers that shows the birth of a new dimension in a natural phenomenon, and the inevitable and simultaneous surge of chaos. Here Mandelbrot ...more>>

  27. Fascinating Flat Facts about Phi - Ron Knott
    Phi and two-dimensional geometry - constructing the golden section: phi, Phi; Phi and the root-5 rectangle; the shape of a piece of paper; Phi and the pentagon triangles; Penrose tilings; a rectangle/triangle dissection problem; the Golden Spiral; trigonometry ...more>>

  28. Fashioning a World Brain - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    When Peterson read about a revolutionary means of storing and distributing information, he couldn't help thinking about the current explosion of activity in electronic publishing, the Internet, and the World Wide Web. But the words were actually written ...more>>

  29. FastFig - FigLabs, Inc.
    Makers of free apps for evaluating, formatting, editing, and sharing math on any Internet-connected device. ...more>>

  30. Fast Industrial-Strength Triangulation (FIST) - Martin Held; Institute of Computer Science, University of Salzburg
    FIST is code for fast industrial-strength triangulation based on repeatedly clipping the ears of a polygon. The algorithm was implemented in ANSI C, based on floating-point arithmetic. Geometric hashing is used in order to speed up the ear-clipping process ...more>>

  31. Fast Marching Methods and Level Set Methods - J. A. Sethian, University of California-Berkeley
    Fast Marching Methods and Level Set Methods are numerical techniques that can follow the evolution of interfaces. These interfaces can develop sharp corners, break apart, and merge together. The techniques have a wide range of applications, including ...more>>

  32. Fathom and Tinkerplots - Math Forum
    A discussion group to foster communication within the Fathom and Tinkerplots user community. Topics appropriate for discussion include how to use Fathom and Tinkerplots effectively in teaching mathematics, statistics, and data analysis; problems (both ...more>>

  33. The FBI Fingerprint Compression Standard - Chris Brislawn
    A summary, with examples, of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's image coding standard for digitized fingerprints, developed and maintained by the FBI, Los Alamos National Lab, and the National Institute for Standards and Technology. The standard is ...more>>

  34. Feature Column: Monthly Essays on Mathematical Topics - American Mathematical Society (AMS)
    Feature columns on new discoveries or interesting connections in mathematics, by David Austin, Bill Casselman, Joe Malkevitch, Tony Phillips, and Steven Weintraub. ...more>>

  35. Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) - Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC)
    An interagency committee that promotes the coordinated use, sharing, and dissemination of geospatial data on a national basis. Search for data in the National Spatial Data Clearinghouse; browse related information in registered Clearinghouse Websites, ...more>>

  36. The Feigenbaum Fractal - Havard Berland
    A natural (but unfinished) starting point for anyone wanting to know more about the Feigenbaum fractal, both beginners and experienced mathematicians. With explanations of iterations in general, information about the fractal, and some general information ...more>>

  37. Feigenbaum's Constant - Anders Skovsted Buch
    A picture showing a fraction of the Feigenbaum tree. ...more>>

  38. Felix Klein's Geometric Abstraction by Groups - Bill Hammel
    Some notes on a most general definition of "geometry," first elucidated by Felix Klein, which is based on a set of geometric invariants under a group of transformations. ...more>>

  39. FElt (Finite ELemenT)
    A free system for finite element analysis; this site provides an overview of some of its features. Contents: general overview of the FElt system components; example problems that demonstrate what kinds of problems FElt can solve, how FElt can help you ...more>>

  40. Fermat and His Method of Infinite Descent - Jamie Bailey, Brian Oberg
    The basic method of the infinite descent is as follows: Assume one wants to prove no solution exists with a certain property. First, assume a positive integer, x, posseses such a property. Next, deduce that there exists some positive integer y < x ...more>>

  41. Fermat Computer Algebra System - Robert H. Lewis
    Fermat is a computer algebra system that does graphing, and symbolic and numerical calculations. Fast and economical of space, the main version is oriented toward polynomial and matrix algebra over the rationals and finite fields; Smith normal form; polynomial ...more>>

  42. Fermat Project Description - Hanson, Kaplan, Heng; Center for Innovative Computer Applications (CICA)
    Images, movies, videos, publications, presentations. An animation presents a popularized introduction to Fermat's Last Theorem. Three-dimensional mathematical depictions are used in the beginning of the film to illustrate the meaning of the mathematical ...more>>

  43. Fermat's Last Theorem - BBC Online - Horizon
    About Andrew Wiles and the solving of FLT - with a link to a long programme transcript. ...more>>

  44. Fermat's Last Theorem - David Shay
    Site contents: The birth of the problem; Proofs for special cases; First steps in general proofs; The computer enters the picture; Is there a proof at all?; There are bigger problems; There are failures too; Taniyama-Shimura conjecture; Here is the proof!; ...more>>

  45. Fermat's Last Theorem (FLT) - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math FAQ
    What is the current status of Fermat's Last Theorem? ...more>>

  46. Fermat's Last Theorem - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Essay describing Fermat's theorem with links to mathematicians such as Sophie Germain, Legendre, Dirichlet, Shimura and Taniyama, etc., from its inception through Andrew Wiles' proof, with another web site and 17 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  47. Fermat's Last Theorem Poetry Challenge - Jeremy Teitelbaum
    The proof of Fermat's last theorem by Andrew Wiles and Richard Taylor was presented to an audience of over 300 people during a ten-day conference at Boston University in August, 1995. At that conference, Jeremy Teitelbaum issued a poetry challenge asking ...more>>

  48. Fermat's Last Theorem - Richard Pinch
    Order a video that gives a brief history of the attempts that have been made to solve Fermat's theorem (said to have been his last), and outlines some of the problems that have been encountered along the way. ...more>>

  49. Fermat's Little Theorem - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    A description with proof involving modular arithmetic, and related links. ...more>>

  50. Fermat's room - Javier Martín
    Solve puzzles playing this Java math adventure game, also available in Spanish. Based on a film by the same name. ...more>>

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