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  1. Replacing Iowa and New Hampshire (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    Answer to the challenge: Propose a new system for selecting Presidential candidates. Winning answer by Joe Shipman: a year before the primaries start choose five congressional districts at random to have a primary the last week in January and five more ...more>>

  2. Reply to Dr Mulase's review of Algebra: Themes, Tools, Concepts - Henri Picciotto
    Picciotto writes: "I would have preferred a more generous tone in Dr Mulase's criticism, but I have survived the reading of his diatribe, and I may have learned something from it. In this paper, I will respond to his main points, try to explain the approach ...more>>

  3. Report of a study on The TI-92 Symbolic Calculator in Norwegian Mathematics Education - Tor Jan Aarstad
    A study of the use of the TI-92 calculator at Strand upper secondary school in Norway. ...more>>

  4. Report to the President on the Use of Technology to Strengthen K-12 Education in the United States, March 1997 - President's Committee on Science and Technology
    A paper by the Panel on Educational Technology. Sections include: Introduction; Potential Significance; Hardware and Infrastructure; Software, Content and Pedagogy; Teachers and Technology; Economic Considerations; Equitable Access; Research and Evaluation; ...more>>

  5. Resampling Stats
    Resampling is a statistical method of drawing repeated samples from the given data to determine the value of a parameter of interest. Resampling Stats is a computer program offered for sale (30-day free trial, discount for personal or academic use). The ...more>>

  6. Research and Expository Papers by Charles Wells and others - Charles Wells; Case Western Reserve University
    Research and expository publications concerning mathematical writing, such as Communicating Mathematics: Useful Ideas from Computer Science; Varieties of Mathematical Prose; Communicating Logical Reasoning; and Handbook of Mathematical Discourse, which ...more>>

  7. Research at Education Program for Gifted Youth - Stanford University Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI)
    A sample of articles, in .pdf format, about computer-based distance learning instruction and other educational technology, written by researchers of the Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences (IMSSS) and Education Program for Gifted ...more>>

  8. Research for Better Schools (RBS)
    An educational R&D firm serving the Mid-Atlantic region, currently operating the Mid-Atlantic Eisenhower Consortium for Mathematics and Science Education. RBS offers educational development, evaluation, technical assistance, and training services ...more>>

  9. Research Group in Mathematical Inequalities and Applications (RGMIA) - RGMIA and Victoria University, Australia
    The Research Group in Mathematical Inequalities and Applications disseminates results via publication (both in print and electronic form) and conferences; creates an awareness of the theory of inequalities and support seminars and visiting academics; ...more>>

  10. Research in Geometric, Symbolic and Scientific Computing - Dept. of Computer Science, Univ. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
    Research projects: Geometric and Solid Modeling, Interactive Collision Detection for Simulated Environments, Immersive Design, Rendering Curved Models, Symbolic and Numeric Manipulation of Polynomial Systems. Also recent papers and technical reports, ...more>>

  11. Research in Math Education - Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
    Research into the learning and teaching of mathematics: methods; K-12 and college undergraduate education (articles, conference sessions); bibliographies; centers; studies; special interest groups; organizations and journals. ...more>>

  12. Research Institute of Symbolic Computation (RISC-Linz)
    The Research Institute for Symbolic Computation, RISC, is an Austrian institute devoted to the field of symbolic computation. The site includes descriptions of various research areas, such as combinatorics, constraint solving, the theory of computation, ...more>>

  13. Research - Peter Alfeld; University of Utah
    Research-related materials: An interactive applet that lets you explore the Bernstein-Bézier form of a bivariate polynomial; recent papers, complete bibliography, recent talks, computer graphics (illustrating various mathematical concepts: US Global Positioning ...more>>

  14. Research Projects and Papers - Department of Statistics, University of Minnesota
    Technical reports and other papers, many including some works in progress available on-line. Technical Report Archive; Document Pre-Print Archive. Also a number of research and software projects: XLISP-STAT, the R-code, An Introduction to Regression Graphics, ...more>>

  15. Resource Room (Math Central) - University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
    French version: Centre de ressources. A service of Math Central that allows mathematics educators to share resources having to do with math teaching. Submissions are stored in a database that can be browsed by educational level and curriculum strand, ...more>>

  16. Resources for Undergraduates in Mathematics (MAA) - Mathematical Association of America
    Answers and links to sites that answer questions such as: What can I do with a math major? Where can I find help on finding the first job? What has been the experience of other students? What are some other resources? ...more>>

  17. Rethinking Schools Online: An Urban Educational Journal
    Founded in 1986 by activist teachers, Rethinking Schools is a nonprofit, independent publisher of educational materials that advocates the reform of elementary and secondary education, with a strong emphasis on issues of equity and social justice. Having ...more>>

  18. Retrosheet
    Digitizing play-by-play accounts of Major League Baseball games from the past century through the present. Freely download event files, which detail "literally every play" in big league baseball; game logs; schedules; narratives, which provide text play-by-play ...more>>

  19. The Return of Odysseus and the Elements of Euclid - Andrew Wiesner; Classics Dept., Colorado College
    The author's 1994 honors thesis, which attempts to shed new light on the origins of Greek mathematics. ...more>>

  20. Return of the Mathematical Tourist - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    In the newly published, updated edition of The Mathematical Tourist, Peterson writes, "...computers have become commonplace tools used by nearly all mathematicians, not only to communicate with each other but also to explore mathematical questions... ...more>>

  21. The Return of Zeta - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    The Riemann hypothesis is widely considered the outstanding unsolved problem in mathematics. Generations of mathematicians have been lured into hunting for a proof of this celebrated conundrum. All have so far failed. Lately, however, a cautious optimism ...more>>

  22. RGA - Algorithm for Global Optimization - Gennady A. Ryzhikov, Univ. of Bergen, Norway
    RGA - algorithm: a novel approach to global optimization, based upon Regularized Global Approximation. ...more>>

  23. RGA - Algorithm: Sen & Stoffa's Test Function - Gennady A. Ryzhikov, Univ. of Bergen, Norway
    RGA-algorithm for global optimization. Tests with the non-smooth multimodal objective function: automatic zooming, auto-termination. ...more>>

  24. Richard E. Borcherds
    Preprints, papers, and the author's thesis, in HTML, plain TeX, dvi, and pdf formats; problem sheets for Lie algebras or Modular forms, and solutions to some problems in Hartshorne's book; tables of positive definite lattices and coefficients of some ...more>>

  25. Richard Stanley
    Richard Stanley is a combinatorialist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His site includes a complete list of his publications, PostScript files of his most recent articles, and information, including corrections, about his book Enumerative ...more>>

  26. Richard Weber, University of Cambridge
    Weber's professional interest is the Mathematics of Operations Research. His site includes contact information; a list of publications; a brief CV (with further information about his research interests); a recent research paper; a teaching page (with ...more>>

  27. RichLanza.com - Richard B. Lanza
    ACL, Digital Analaysis, Benford's Law, DATAS, DATAS for ACL, DATAS for IDEA, DATAS for Excel, articles and book reviews on project management, audit software, digital analysis®, Benford's law, risk management, and more. ...more>>

  28. Rick Durrett's Home Page - Rick Durrett
    Research in the general area of probability theory, and more specifically in stochastic spatial models and their applications to ecology and genetics. Publications organized into books and papers, as well as s3 (stochastic spatial simulator) and stochastic ...more>>

  29. Riding on Square Wheels - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    A square wheel may be the ultimate flat tire. There's no way it can roll over a flat, smooth road without a sequence of jarring bumps. However, a square wheel can roll smoothly, keeping the axle moving in a straight line and at a constant velocity, if ...more>>

  30. The Rise of Calculus - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the history of Calculus from the Greeks through Newton and Leibniz, with 28 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  31. RiskLab Toronto
    One of an international network of math laboratories in the field of risk modelling. Originally intended to model financial risk, the field has grown to encompass a number of other areas. Site provides summaries of the lab's research (including ...more>>

  32. Rob Barry's Website
    Recent stories by The Wall Street Journal investigative reporter who specializes in computer-assisted reporting, which he describes as "the practice of wrestling large sets of data into compelling narratives." Barry's articles have ranged from insider ...more>>

  33. Robbins Algebras are Boolean - William McCune, Automated Deduction Group, Argonne National Laboratory
    The Robbins problem - are all Robbins algebras Boolean? - has been solved: Every Robbins algebra is Boolean. This theorem was proved automatically by EQP, a theorem proving program developed at Argonne National Laboratory. Information on the solution; ...more>>

  34. Robert Abbott's Mazes - Robert Abbott
    Two very difficult puzzles programmed by Oriel Maxime and based on mazes in Abbott's books: the Sliding Door Maze, and Theseus and the Minotaur. Also a collection of reviews of the books SuperMazes and Mad Mazes, with more puzzles (but nothing interactive), ...more>>

  35. Roberto Tamassia's Home Page
    Home page of a Professor in the Dept. of Computer Science at Brown University. Curriculum Vitae, recent papers, teaching, books (interests include graph drawing, data structures, computational geometry). ...more>>

  36. Robotic Navigation with Constraints - J. A. Sethian
    A paper and movie on robotic navigation. Finding the Shortest Path: The equation that describes the arrival time of this expanding front as it depends on the possible speed at any point and direction is the Eikonal equation. The fast marching method is ...more>>

  37. Rock-and-Roll Bridge - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Startling scenes of rippling pavement, featured in a classic film that captured the 1940 destruction of the Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge in Washington state, rank among the most dramatic and widely known images in science and engineering. This old ...more>>

  38. The Role of Calculators in Math Education - Heidi Pomerantz, Bert Waits for USI/CPMSA
    This PDF article outlines the benefits of calculator use in mathematics classrooms from kindergarten through the university level, describing how calculators, when used appropriately, can be a tool for learning mathematics. The document has six sections: ...more>>

  39. The Role of Examples in Learning Mathematics - Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
    "Examining examples and non-examples can help students understand definitions.... Is the provision of examples always desirable? Would it perhaps be better to ask undergraduate students to provide their own examples and non-examples? Would they be able ...more>>

  40. Roles of calculators in the classroom - Pedro Gómez and Bert Waits
    The site contains the extended papers of the conferences presented in the Topic Group 18 of the International Congress of Mathematics Education held in Seville in July, 1996. Papers are presented both as web pages and as PDF files. ...more>>

  41. The Roles of Interest and Mathematical Beliefs in Preservice Teachers' Learning to Mentor Online [PDF] - Ray & Renninger
    Paper presented as part of a symposium, American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL. A study of preservice teachers working with the Math Forum's Online Mentoring Guide. ...more>>

  42. Rolling a Die Until Every Face Has Appeared (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan, MAA Online
    How many times do you think you need to roll a normal die to be 90% sure that each of the six faces has appeared at least once? Why? Answer: It takes 23 rolls, as Al Zimmerman discovered in a computer experiment rolling 5000 dice until 90% of them had ...more>>

  43. Rolling with Reuleaux - Ivars Peterson (MathLand)
    Why is the cover of a manhole round? The usual answer is that a circular lid, unlike a square or hexagonal cover, won't fall through the opening. The circle works because it has a constant width, defined as the distance between a pair of parallel lines ...more>>

  44. A Romance With Numbers - K. Venkatasubramanian
    Biographical information and thoughts about Srinivasa Ramanujan, from The Hindu, December 24, 1993. ...more>>

  45. Roman Numerals Defined - Jim Loy
    A listing of some common Roman numerals and a short explanation of how they work. ...more>>

  46. Ronald Brown's Home Page - Ronald Brown, Department of Mathematics, University of Wales, Bangor (UK)
    An explanatory paper on higher dimensional group theory; Brown's publications list; preprints/reprints (PostScript); articles on popularisation and teaching, such as "What is mathematics?" and "What should be the output of mathematical education?"; course ...more>>

  47. Ross Geoghegan
    A mathematician at the State University of New York at Binghamton interested in topology, geometric group theory, fixed point theory, and dynamics. Curriculum vitae and list of publications (some articles and preprints may be downloaded in PostScript ...more>>

  48. ROSSMANCHANCE.COM - Allan J. Rossman & Beth L. Chance
    Workshops and presentations, publications, and current projects by the authors of the Workshop Mathematics Project textbooks. See tables of contents, instructor guides, sample syllabi and exams, and answers to activities from books in the Workshop Statistics ...more>>

  49. Rough math: Focusing on rogue waves at sea - Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
    Ocean currents and large fields of random eddies can focus a steady ocean swell to create unusually large waves. A current or eddy field acts like an optical lens to focus the wave action, says applied mathematician Bengt Fornberg of the University of ...more>>

  50. Row Your Boat - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Although a rowing shell with eight rowers is much larger than one with a single rower, all shells have roughly the same proportions (at least for the surface area over which the shell makes contact with water). Data from 2000-meter world and Olympic championship ...more>>


 
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