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  1. The Galois Story - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    The life and death, myth and reality, of Evariste Galois, with a short bibliography. ...more>>

  2. The Game of Nim Explained - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
    A Java simulation of the famous game, with a theoretical explanation and extension to other similar games: see also similar Java games: Nimble, Northcott's game, Plainim, the Scoring game, and Turning Turtles. ...more>>

  3. Game Theory in the News - Mike Shor
    A regularly updated archive of news articles about game theory or probability. Hundreds of articles currently archived are indexed by mathematical theme or by area of application, including evolutionary biology, computer science, politics, and economics. ...more>>

  4. Gardner Index - Lee, Kluepfel
    An index to fifteen books containing collections of Martin Gardner's articles from Scientific American. ...more>>

  5. Gateways to Advanced Mathematical Thinking (GAMT) - Michelle Manes; Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
    The goal of this project is to research the ways in which high school and college mathematics students come to acquire flexible understandings of essential concepts needed for analytic and algebraic thinking. Integral to this research effort is the development ...more>>

  6. Gauss's Orbits - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    During the latter part of 1801, Gauss brought his formidable powers to bear on celestial mechanics. Like a skillful mechanic, he systematically disassembled the creaky, ponderous engine that had long been used for determining approximate orbits and rebuilt ...more>>

  7. Gödel and the Nature of Mathematical Truth - Edge interview with Rebecca Goldstein
    Interview with Rebecca Goldstein, the philosopher and novelist, on her most recent book, Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel. ...more>>

  8. Gödel's Theorem and Information - Gregory J. Chaitin
    Gödel's theorem may be demonstrated using arguments having an information-theoretic flavor arguing that if a theorem contains more information than a given set of axioms, then it is impossible for the theorem to be derived from the axioms. In contrast ...more>>

  9. Göedel's Theorems - Math Academy Online/Platonic Realms
    An article covering the completeness theorem, the incompleteness theorems, and Göedel's set-theoretic independence result. ...more>>

  10. GED Math Instruction: Meeting the Challenge - Myrna Manly; The Math Forum
    An article with suggestions for GED math instruction: allow the use of calculators during instruction; introduce variables to represent simple relationships and continue to use abstract symbols at every opportunity; concentrate instruction on realistic ...more>>

  11. GED Math Instruction - Myrna Manly; The Math Forum
    A recommendation that calculator use be integrated into GED mathematics instruction. Implicit in this recommendation is the mandate to use calculators properly and intelligently. The ability to "bestimate" is the key ingredient that separates an intelligent ...more>>

  12. GED Math Tests: What does it Take? - Myrna Manly; The Math Forum
    An article on adult numeracy: ways to teach math that focus on problem-solving skills rather than on the rote strategies of computation. This article appeared in the September/October 1991 issue of GED Items (ISSN 0896-0518; Volume 8, No. 4/5), published ...more>>

  13. Gender, Diversities, and Technology Institute - Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
    The Gender, Diversities & Technology Institute focuses on developing gender-healthy education and schools; technology and gender; the elimination of all forms of gendered violence; improving economic self-sufficiency for both women and men; and developing ...more>>

  14. Gender Equity in Sports - Curtis, Grant; University of Iowa
    A resource for investigating the state of affairs in interscholastic or intercollegiate sport. The content and data are primarily based on an ongoing project being maintained by Mary C. Curtis and Dr. Christine H.B. Grant at The University of Iowa. Downloadable ...more>>

  15. Gender Issues: Articles and Research - Carolyn K., Hoagies' Gifted Education Page
    Articles and reports on gender and equity in schools, in particular in the context of the education of gifted children. ...more>>

  16. Gene Abrams
    Beamer files for seminars and colloquia on Leavitt path algebras, and activities related to mad veterinarian puzzles": "The Graph Menagerie: Abstract Algebra meets the Mad Veterinarian"; "The Graph Menagerie: Abstract algebra and the Mad Veterinarian" ...more>>

  17. General Educational Development (GED) - About.com
    A guided portal to the world of the GED test. Includes links to the official GED site, free and commercial preparation sites, practice tests, software, courses, and articles. From About.com's Adult/Continuing Education section. ...more>>

  18. The Generalized Theory of Life - Vyacheslav L. Kalmykov; Institute of Cell Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences
    A paper that presents an integrally generalized theory or conceptualization of life that includes elements of an axiomatic approach and is physically interpretable, formulated as the result of attempts to invent a holistic system of creative synthetic ...more>>

  19. General Least-Squares - Direct Solutions and Bundle Adjustments - David Manthey
    The general least squares process can be used to solve a set of equations for a set of unknowns. The only requirement is that there are at least as many equations as there are unknowns. This paper (in html and PDF formats) provides a new description of ...more>>

  20. General Mathematics, A-M (Funk & Wagnalls Multimedia Encyclopedia) - Lycos Zone: Mathematics
    Short articles on basic mathematics, including biographical information about mathematicians, from the abacus to Gaspard Monge. ...more>>

  21. General Mathematics, N-Z (Funk & Wagnalls Multimedia Encyclopedia) - Lycos Zone: Mathematics
    Short articles on basic mathematics, including biographical information about mathematicians, from John Napier to Zeno of Elea. ...more>>

  22. General Relativity - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the history of general relativity from Aristotle's notion of the motion of bodies through Lorentz and Einstein in the 20th century, with 29 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  23. Generating Functions - Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Problems, Alexander Bogomolny
    The definition and properties of generating functions with several examples, including variants of coin change, fast algorithm for computing Banzhaf and Shapley-Shubik power indices, covering the chessboard with tromino and more. Many examples are illustrated ...more>>

  24. A Genetic Algorithm - Harold Brochmann
    Genetic algorithms are computer programs that model evolution and natural selection in looking for 'good' solutions to problems that do not have a prescribed solution procedure. This article describes the output of a demonstration GA program. ...more>>

  25. GEOLAB WWW Server - NASA Langley Research Center GEOmetry LABoratory
    Home surface modeling and grid generation. In engineering analysis, a critical component of the numerical solution process is the development of a discrete representation for the physical domain of interest. This discretization into surface and volume ...more>>

  26. The Geometer's Sketchpad: Classroom Resources on the Web - Math Forum
    A page of links to dynamic interactive geometry resources for Sketchpad. GSP at Key Curriculum Press; classroom introductions and tutorials; courses, classroom materials, and student work; and general information. See also Sketchpad Resources at the Math ...more>>

  27. Geometria Fractal Geometry - Jaume Domenech
    Fractal geometry basics, including links to biographies and software, plus a collection of articles, mostly in Spanish, some in English. ...more>>

  28. Geometrical Dimensional Analysis: Map of Physics - John Aikman
    A text article and a tutorial, with references and links. Familiar equations and formulas of physics arranged into 3D structures create concept maps of the system of units and a potential for super-formulas: more powerful formats for use of existing mathematical ...more>>

  29. Geometric Algorithms - Susan Landau; Univ. of Massachusetts at Amherst
    Landau's interest in geometric algorithms has been in problems of an algebraic flavor: computer-aided design, robotics, and other geometric-related applications that have created a need for methods for embeddings, visualization, and algorithms for construction ...more>>

  30. Geometrical Physics - Jean-Pierre Petit
    A site in French and English about the work and research of J-P Petit, regarding physics, astrophysics, cosmology, mathematics and geometry. Contents include articles on: Initiation to physics geometrization; A cosmological model: The twin bang; Geometrical ...more>>

  31. Geometric and Solid Modeling - Computer Science Dept., Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)
    One area of focus for the UNC Research Group on Modeling, Physically-Based Simulation and Applications. The field of solid modeling deals with the design and representation of physical objects. The two major representation schemata used in solid modeling ...more>>

  32. The Geometry Center - University of Minnesota
    The Center for the Computation and Visualization of Geometric Structures: an NSF Science and Technology Research Center. The Center has a unified mathematics computing environment supporting math and computer science research, mathematical visualization, ...more>>

  33. Geometry Forum Articles - The Geometry Center
    Articles on mathematical topics and about the Geometry Center by the Center's mathematics writers Evelyn Sander and Bob Hesse, originally posted on newsgroups hosted by the Geometry Forum (now the Math Forum). Articles are collected under the following ...more>>

  34. Geometry In Action - David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, UC Irvine
    A collection of applications of computational geometry: areas in which ideas from discrete and computational geometry (meaning mainly low-dimensional Euclidean geometry) meet some real world applications, with brief descriptions of those applications ...more>>

  35. Geometry in Motion - Daniel Scher
    Direct interaction with geometric diagrams, courtesy of JavaSketchpad. The contents include a variety of curve-drawing devices (Intersecting Circles, Falling Ladder, Van Schooten's Parabola, and more); also other activities such as Constant Perimeter ...more>>

  36. The Geometry Junkyard - David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, Univ. of California at Irvine
    A collection of usenet clippings, web pointers, lecture notes, research excerpts, papers, abstracts, programs, problems, and other stuff related to discrete and computational geometry - some serious and much also entertaining. Junk sorted into piles (Topics): ...more>>

  37. Geometry (MathPages) - Kevin Brown
    "Informal notes" by Kevin Brown on geometry: constructing the heptadecagon, what mirrors do, the golden pentagon, the grazing goat and the lune, Napoleon's theorem, chess boards, Diophantine geodesic boxes, Zeno's mice and the logarithmic spiral, and ...more>>

  38. The Geometry of Perfect Parking - Simon Blackburn
    To parallel park, how much space do you need beyond the length of your own car? Invoking circles and the Pythagorean Theorem, this PDF shows how to write down a formula to navigate this everyday predicament of practical geometry. Written by a professor ...more>>

  39. The Geometry of War, 1500-1750 - Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
    A virtual version of an exhibition from The Museum of the History of Science in Oxford on the uses of geometry in the art of warfare during the Renaissance. The site includes summaries that list the instruments and books in the exhibit and also provide ...more>>

  40. Geometry of War - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Leonardo da Vinci was not alone in his fascination with military technology. The University of Oxford's Museum of the History of Science is now featuring a fascinating online exhibition called The Geometry of War, 1500-1750. The 81 illustrations, accompanied ...more>>

  41. Geometry Out of Africa - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Two recent books that introduce African geometry. Geometry from Africa, by Paulus Gerdes, shows how one can discover or derive the Pythagorean theorem from African designs, explores the role of symmetry (with suggestions for home and classroom crafts ...more>>

  42. The Geometry Pages - Cathi Sanders
    Illustrated essays designed to intrigue and inspire you to learn more about geometry and its many applications in art, engineering, science, and more. Includes the following topics: Lines (History, Elements of Geometry, Polygons, Tessellations); Numbers ...more>>

  43. Geometry - Paul Bourke
    Explorations and renderings of various surfaces and forms, including knots, surfaces, 3D shapes, curves, algorithms, tilings, plexagons, etc. Formulae for Quadrics (Surfaces of degree 2); Superellipse and superellipsoid; SuperToroid (3D); Plexagons; Hexagonal ...more>>

  44. Geometry Then and Now - Jordana Wiener; Tufts University
    Final paper for a Greek Science course at Tufts. Introduction: Although present day society is technically dimensions ahead of the ancient Greeks, we owe much of our progress to them. What is amazing is not so much that we are more scientifically advanced ...more>>

  45. Geometry Turned On: Dynamic Software in Learning, Teaching, and Research - J. King and D. Schattschneider, Editors
    This book contains twenty-six papers about aspects of dynamic software for geometry. The book does not contain software itself, but this site includes downloadable files for many of the papers in the book. For a discussion of what the book is about, see ...more>>

  46. Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann (History of Mathematics Archive) - David R. Wilkins
    A biography and selected papers of Bernhard Riemann, available online or for download in various formats. A lecture on geometry and the paper which contains the Riemann Hypothesis are available in English translation; the other papers remain in the original ...more>>

  47. Gerard M. Enright
    The resume of a mathematics professor at Mary Immaculate College in Ireland. Articles on using BASIC programs in the classroom (to search for numbers that are both square and triangular and to investigate a conjecture about a function of the non-negative ...more>>

  48. Gerry Stahl's Website - Gerry Stahl
    Publications, teaching, research, and more by the author of Constructing Dynamic Triangles Together, Group Cognition, and Translating Euclid, among others. The founding Executive Editor of the International Journal of CSCL (ijCSCL), Stahl has researched ...more>>

  49. Getting Johnny and Susie To Read (their mathematics books): Teaching and Learning (MAA) - Mathematical Association of America
    Articles about how to get students to read math texts and how to help them to read mathematics generally: Requiring Student Questions on the Text, by Bonnie Gold; How I (Finally) Got My Calculus I Students to Read the Text, by Tommy Ratliff; Helping Undergraduates ...more>>

  50. Getting Slammed in Tennis - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    One arena where it's possible to test the apparent relationship between psychological momentum and sequences of successes or failures is best-of-five tennis matches. The question is whether the result of the first set changes the probability of success ...more>>

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