 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 highaccuracy reference software that produces test data with guaranteed error bounds is feasible. Library developers need illustrations of anomalous
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 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).
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 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
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 Srinivasa Ramanujan  Sociedad Andaluza de Educación Matemática THALES
Biografía de Ramanujan: Presentación; Formación; Trabajo; En Cambridge; Su obra; Bibliografía; Otras páginas de interés
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 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
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 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 minimumweight connected subgraph that includes all the terminals.
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 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.
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 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
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 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
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 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; Goalseeking
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 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?
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 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)
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 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
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 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;
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 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
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 Technology in the Geometry Classroom  Math 5337, The Geometry Center
Course materials developed at the Geometry Center and used for teaching pre and inservice teachers of high school geometry interested in using technology in their classrooms (see the Summer 1996 syllabus ). Four selfcontained parts: Internet Skills,
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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 Through Mazes to Mathematics  Tony Phillips; Dept. of Mathematics, SUNYStony Brook
Material about a class of mazes that have a complete mathematical description. Includes building your own labyrinth, an activity suitable for 4thgraders and up. Explores the relationship between mazes and mathematics. Examples and calculations with Simple,
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 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.
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 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
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 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).
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 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
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 Triangle Centers  Clark Kimberling; Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Evansville, Evansville, IN
A listing, with description and illustration, of 20thcentury triangle centers (including: Schiffler Point, Exeter Point, Parry Point, congruent isoscelizers point, Yff Center of Congruence, isoperimetric point and equal detour point, AjimaMalfatti Points,
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 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).
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 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.
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 TurnOnCCMath.net  Confrey, Jere, et al.
Learning trajectories that unpack the K8 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
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 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  microcomputerbased laboratory (MBL) work used to teach students about line graphs  fits Pea's framework (the effects of transformation are less predictable than those
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 The Valuation Theory Home Page  FranzViktor 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
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 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
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 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,
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 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
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 A visit to James Clerk Maxwell's House  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay outlining the life and work of Edinburghborn mathematician James Clerk Maxwell, with an outline of his childhood, pictures of his home, some mathematical poetry, and references (books/articles).
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 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 nonmathematical introductions
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 Wavelet NetCare  Ben Nicholson; Dept. of Mathematics, Washington Univ., St. Louis
Wavelet links.
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 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
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 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
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 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,
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 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
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 Whales: A Thematic Web Unit  Kimberlye P. Joyce, Curry School
A thematic unit for cooperative learning across the K5 integrated curriculum; an interactive resource for teachers, students and parents. Teacher Resources (Bibliography, Book Reviews, Glossary, Homework Suggestions); Student Activities (Whale Research,
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 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
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 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 Don’t Add Up," "Math Worth Doing," and "Inventing Facts," as well as an appendix entitled "The Hard Evidence: Math Results."
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 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,
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 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,
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 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.
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 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.
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 Zahlen  Peter Hartmann
A list of many different types of numbers, with references. In German.
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 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,
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