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  1. Special Functions - D. Lozier; Applied and Computational Math Division, NIST
    This area of numerical computation has the property that input to its software is of small dimension, so high-accuracy reference software that produces test data with guaranteed error bounds is feasible. Library developers need illustrations of anomalous ...more>>

  2. Special Relativity - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the history of special relativity from Newton's laws through Lorentz and Einstein, with 12 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  3. Squaring the Circle - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay covering the problem of squaring the circle in the form which we think of it today, which originated in Greek mathematics: given a circle, construct geometrically a square equal in area to the given circle. This article discusses the history ...more>>

  4. Srinivasa Ramanujan - Sociedad Andaluza de Educación Matemática THALES
    Biografía de Ramanujan: Presentación; Formación; Trabajo; En Cambridge; Su obra; Bibliografía; Otras páginas de interés ...more>>

  5. Statistical Thinking for Managerial Decision Making - Prof. Hossein Arsham; University of Baltimore
    Course description: Statistical summary measures, probability, random variables and their distributions: estimation and hypothesis testing, correlation and regression analysis, ANOVA, and their applications to business problems will be presented, and ...more>>

  6. The Steiner Tree Page - Joe Ganley
    The Steiner tree problem is a minimum interconnection problem. The most basic version is in a graph: given a weighted graph in which a subset of vertices are identified as terminals, find a minimum-weight connected subgraph that includes all the terminals. ...more>>

  7. Strings on Your Fingers - Michael P. Garofalo, Red Bluff, California
    Links to a host of Web sites, including Web and print bibliographies, with suggestions for where to learn more about string figures and Internet links. ...more>>

  8. Student Projects in Linear Algebra - David Arnold; Mathematics Dept., College of the Redwoods, CA
    PDF or Scientific Notebook files. Topics: Fractal Music; Hill Ciphers; Forest Management - Sustainable Harvesting; The Singular Value Decomposition in Image Compression; Spotted Owl Population; Fourier Series; Arnold's Cat Map; Image Compression with ...more>>

  9. A Survey of Venn Diagrams - Frank Ruskey; Dept. of Computer Science, Univ. of Victoria, B.C., Canada
    Facts and figures about Venn diagrams, particularly as they relate to combinatorial properties of the diagrams: Who was John Venn? What is a Venn diagram? Formal definition of Venn diagrams; General constructions of Venn diagrams. Also Graphs associated ...more>>

  10. System Simulation: The Shortest Route to Applications - Prof. Hossein Arsham; University of Baltimore
    Course notes. Information includes: Course Information (for students enrolled in the class); Topics in Descriptive Simulation Modeling; Statistics and Probability for Simulation; SIMSCRIPT, and SPSS Commands; Techniques for Sensitivity Estimation; Goal-seeking ...more>>

  11. Taxicab Geometry/La Géométrie des Taxis - Pascal Tesson
    A term project for a Pattern Recognition course given by Godfried Toussaint at McGill University. Other student projects from 1997, 1998 and from a Computational Geometry course are also available. Contents: What is Taxicab Geometry? Why Taxicab Geometry? ...more>>

  12. The Teacher as Facilitator - Classroom Compass
    The spring 1994 issue of Classroom Compass, Working for Reform, looks at the idea of teacher as facilitator - a basic part of the reformed classroom. Two classroom activities (one for young children, Mud Slide, the other for later grades, Stream Works) ...more>>

  13. Teaching Developmental Mathematics (MAA Online) - Mathematical Association of America
    People teaching developmental (remedial) mathematics courses are often isolated and have little information on what's new in the field. To ameliorate this situation, the Subcommittee on Developmental Mathematics (jointly of the Committee on the Teaching ...more>>

  14. Teaching Math to Visually Impaired Students - Susan Osterhaus, Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSVBI)
    Questions and answers offering teaching strategies for improving the mathematical understanding of visually impaired students. Challenges include solving quadratic equations; geometric constructions; transformations, line symmetry, and tessellations; ...more>>

  15. Teaching with Original Historical Sources in Mathematics - Laubenbacher, Pengelley; Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State Univ.
    Excerpts, many in .dvi or postscript formats, and links to extensive information from a book on teaching mathematics with original historical sources: courses, books, and materials available at the undergraduate and high school levels, work with school ...more>>

  16. Technology in the Geometry Classroom - Math 5337, The Geometry Center
    Course materials developed at the Geometry Center and used for teaching pre- and in-service teachers of high school geometry interested in using technology in their classrooms (see the Summer 1996 syllabus ). Four self-contained parts: Internet Skills, ...more>>

  17. Teri Daniels Books - Teri Daniels
    Daniels is the author of the picture book Math Man (Scholastic Books), an IRA/CBC Children's Choice selection. The site contains information on the book, enrichment activites related to the book, and a list of math picture books the author recommends. ...more>>

  18. Thomas Harriot's manuscripts - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay: Thomas Harriot died in 1621. He had published no mathematical or astronomical works during his lifetime, but he left his papers in reasonably good order and set out his wishes in his will that they should be properly edited and published. ...more>>

  19. Thot / Nouvelles de la formation à distance - Denys Lamontagne, Directeur et Rédacteur en Chef
    Une base de données de rubriques: cours, logiciels, références, technologies, didactique, arguments, actions, institutions, revue médias, et communiqués. Aussi, des forums animé et archivés. ...more>>

  20. Through Mazes to Mathematics - Tony Phillips; Dept. of Mathematics, SUNY-Stony Brook
    Material about a class of mazes that have a complete mathematical description. Includes building your own labyrinth, an activity suitable for 4th-graders and up. Explores the relationship between mazes and mathematics. Examples and calculations with Simple, ...more>>

  21. TIC no ensino - Jorge Fernandes; Professor de Matemática, Lisbon, Portugal
    Site dedicado à aplicação das TIC no ensino e, em particular, na Matemática. With many resources, and links to math sites in English and Portuguese. ...more>>

  22. Topics in Mathematical Recreations
    Arithmetic and geometric puzzles; polyhedra; fractals and chaos; board and positional puzzles; pi and its calculations, and tiling patterns, which can be thought of as making an infinite polyhedron. Includes a bibliography ranging from Abbott's Flatland ...more>>

  23. Topology Enters Mathematics - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the development of topology as a mathematical discipline from Euler through the early 20th century, including 17 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  24. The Topology of Chaos: Alice in Stretch and Squeezeland - Robert Gilmore, Marc Lefranc
    Web site around the book The Topology of Chaos: Alice in Stretch and Squeezeland, which is devoted to topological analysis, a relatively new technique for extracting from chaotic data the topological signatures that determine the stretching and squeezing ...more>>

  25. Triangle Centers - Clark Kimberling; Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Evansville, Evansville, IN
    A listing, with description and illustration, of 20th-century triangle centers (including: Schiffler Point, Exeter Point, Parry Point, congruent isoscelizers point, Yff Center of Congruence, isoperimetric point and equal detour point, Ajima-Malfatti Points, ...more>>

  26. The Trigonometric Functions - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay sketching trigonometry from its beginnings out of the early correspondence between astronomy and mathematics through the 18th century, with 17 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  27. Trisecting an Angle - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay tracing the history of the classical Greek problem of trisecting an arbitrary angle using for the construction only ruler and compass (which is impossible) - but, failing that, finding some other method. ...more>>

  28. TurnOnCCMath.net - Confrey, Jere, et al.
    Learning trajectories that unpack the K-8 Common Core State Standards (CCSSS) for Mathematics from the standpoint of student learning, and elaborate the underlying scientific research in mathematics education. Click on a hexagon or a trajectory for detailed ...more>>

  29. Using Technology to Transform Mathematics Teacher Education: An Example from Graphing Instruction - Lisa Denise Murphy
    An examination of how an example of a use of technology in mathematics education - microcomputer-based laboratory (MBL) work used to teach students about line graphs - fits Pea's framework (the effects of transformation are less predictable than those ...more>>

  30. The Valuation Theory Home Page - Franz-Viktor Kuhlmann
    A forum for all mathematicians who work in valuation theory or apply valuation theoretical results in their own field of research. The home page offers: information about conferences and special events; names and email addresses of mathematicians working ...more>>

  31. VedicMaths.Org - Clive Middleton, Kenneth Williams, and Mark Gaskell
    Learn about the ancient system of mathematics of the Vedas through interactive tutorials, research and teaching articles, recommended books and websites, a list of sutras translated from the original Sanskrit, a calendar of events, newsletter, and references ...more>>

  32. The Vibonacci Numbers (Computing Science) - Brian Hayes, American Scientist
    A new mathematical constant, from a branch of the Fibonacci number family in which, instead of always adding two terms to produce the next term, you either add or subtract, depending on the flip of a coin at each stage in the calculation. Hayes writes, ...more>>

  33. Virtual Polyhedra - George W. Hart
    A growing collection of over 1000 virtual reality polyhedra to explore, complementing Hart's Pavilion of Polyhedreality. Includes instructions for building paper models of polyhedra including modular origami, with ideas for classroom use. Each of the ...more>>

  34. A visit to James Clerk Maxwell's House - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay outlining the life and work of Edinburgh-born mathematician James Clerk Maxwell, with an outline of his childhood, pictures of his home, some mathematical poetry, and references (books/articles). ...more>>

  35. Waterloo Fractal Compression Project - Edward R. Vrscay
    A research project dedicated to the study of fractal analysis and Iterated Function Systems/Fractal Transforms from theoretical and practical perspectives, focussing on image and signal compression. Both mathematical and non-mathematical introductions ...more>>

  36. Wavelet NetCare - Ben Nicholson; Dept. of Mathematics, Washington Univ., St. Louis
    Wavelet links. ...more>>

  37. The Wavelet Tutorial - Robi Polikar
    The engineer's ultimate guide to wavelet analysis: a tutorial that explains basics of signal processing with a focus on the technique of wavelet transformations (WT). Basic concepts of importance in understanding wavelet theory; Short Term Fourier Transform ...more>>

  38. Web Tutor - Chris Caldwell; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Univ. of Tennessee at Martin
    A 1995 cgi program (written in PERL) that turns a directory of files into pages of a tutorial with an automatically generated table of contents, a registration process and buttons for navigation through the tutorial. Example math tutorials on graph theory ...more>>

  39. Welcome to PERTH: PEerless on EaRTH - Dave Watson
    Dave Watson's main interest is computational geometry, and he specializes in spatial interpolation. Books/software on Contouring (a survey of published bivariate contouring and interpolation methods), Tessellations, Spherical Tessellations, Isolines, ...more>>

  40. Welcome to the World of Petri Nets - CPN Group, University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Petri Nets is a formal and graphical language which is appropriate for modeling complex systems with concurrency. It has nothing to do with network communication but has proven useful for describing, analysing, and verifying protocols typically used in ...more>>

  41. Whales: A Thematic Web Unit - Kimberlye P. Joyce, Curry School
    A thematic unit for cooperative learning across the K-5 integrated curriculum; an interactive resource for teachers, students and parents. Teacher Resources (Bibliography, Book Reviews, Glossary, Homework Suggestions); Student Activities (Whale Research, ...more>>

  42. What Is the Collaborative Classroom? (NCREL) - M.B. Tinzmann, B.F. Jones, T.F. Fennimore, J. Bakker, C. Fine, and J. Pierce
    New learning and thinking curricula require collaboration. An article that addresses shared knowledge and authority among teachers and students; teachers as mediators; heterogeneous groupings of students; teacher and student roles; interactions; challenges ...more>>

  43. What Works Better than Traditional Math Instruction - Alfie Kohn
    Chapter 9 from Kohn's 1999 book The Schools Our Children Deserve contains the subsections "Why the Basics Just Donít Add Up," "Math Worth Doing," and "Inventing Facts," as well as an appendix entitled "The Hard Evidence: Math Results." ...more>>

  44. Women in Math Project - Marie Vitulli; Department of Mathematics, University of Oregon
    Information on all aspects of women and math, including bibliographies of publications (with a search engine), an extensive collection of biographies, links to associations, job, grant, and scholarship opportunities, conferences, workshops and programs, ...more>>

  45. Women's Studies Database - University of Maryland
    The women's studies database serves those interested in the women's studies profession and women's issues in general. Collections of conference announcements, pedagogy and other bibliographies by and about women, calls for papers, employment opportunities, ...more>>

  46. The Working Group on Automated Timetabling (WATT)
    A professional association dedicated to the research of automated timetabling issues and methods. List of members, history of the organization, upcoming events, recent digests, membership information, and a bibliography of timetabling books and articles. ...more>>

  47. The Work of Robert Langlands - Mathematics Dept., University of British Columbia, Canada
    A selection from Langlands' professional correspondence, previously unpublished work, and published work now out of print. Thesis, papers, manuscripts, letters, and bibliography. ...more>>

  48. Zahlen - Peter Hartmann
    A list of many different types of numbers, with references. In German. ...more>>

  49. Zero in Four Dimensions: Cultural, Historical, Mathematical, and Psychological Perspectives - Prof. Hossein Arsham; University of Baltimore
    A critical panoramic view of basic mathematical fallacies surrounding zero, such as dividing by zero, taking the limit, IEEE special floating point, the notion of zero throughout history, when zero is "not there," the origin of infinity and its symbol, ...more>>

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