 100th Day of School Website  Joan Holub
A site created by Joan Holub, illustrator of the book, The 100th Day of School by Angela Medearis (Scholastic), to encourage and enhance 100th Day celebrations in schools. Students may "ask 100 questions" about writing or illustrating books; teachers
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 19th Century Schoolbooks  University of Pittsburgh
Search the full text of dozens of antique books used to learn and practice arithmetic and other mathematical subjects in the schools of 1800's America. Browse scanned images (gif or PDF) of centuriesold pages, or search for text within primers, readers,
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 The ABC Conjecture Home Page  Abderrahmane Nitaj
A statement of the abc conjecture, first formulated by Joseph Oesterlé and David Masser in 1985, with generalizations, consequences, tables, and a bibliography. Also abc theses, and relevant links.
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 about dyscalculia  Anna Wilson
Information about dyscalculia "from the research community to parents, teachers, policy makers, and people affected by dyscalculia." Read a definition of this math learning disability, as well as causes, symptoms, and diagnosis. FAQ for teachers and parents
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 The abstract group concept  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay offering an introduction to the theory of finite groups (the title of the famous text written by Walter Ledermann), based on a lecture given by Peter Neumann at a conference at the University of Sussex. With references and other related web
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 Abstract Linear Spaces  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay covering the beginning of the vector concept and the move away from coordinate methods through the beginning of the 20th century with Peano, Hilbert, Schmidt and Banach, with 13 references (books/articles).
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 Abstract State Machines  Jim Huggins
The Abstract State Machine (ASM) Project (formerly known as the Evolving Algebras Project) was started by Yuri Gurevich as an attempt to bridge the gap between formal models of computation and practical specification methods. The ASM thesis is that any
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 The Academy of Inquiry Based Learning
A "big tent" community of instructors, teachers, and supporters of inquirybased learning (IBL), the Academy of Inquiry Based Learning (AIBL) supports the education of students "deeply engaged in rich mathematical tasks who have ample opportunities to
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 ACM Transactions On Mathematical Software (TOMS)
The purpose of the Association for Computing Machinery Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS) is to communicate important research results concerning the development, evaluation and use of mathematical computer programs. In addition, TOMS publishes
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 Algebraic Geometry  Peter Stiller; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Texas A&M Univ.
This page answers the question, "What is Algebraic Geometry?"  a subject with historical roots in analytic geometry, concerned with the geometry of the solutions of a system of polynomial equations. With a link to a bibliography of related publications.
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 Algorithms, Problems, Empirical Studies (APES)  Leeds and Strathclyde Universities, U.K.
An informal group of researchers interested in the understanding of algorithms and problems through empirical studies. Brian Hayes' article Can't Get No Satisfaction, introduces phase transition research in satisfiability, outlining a problem near the
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 Alphametics  Torsten Sillke
Cryptarithms are puzzles in which letters or symbols are substituted for the digits in an arithmetical calculation. If a cryptarithm uses letters in place of digits, and the letters form words or phrases, the puzzle is an alphametic. J. A. H. Hunter coined
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 Alternative Assessment Techniques  ERIC
An introductory bibliography of available information on alternative assessment. Provides an extensive list of resources, with abstracts and directions for obtaining fulltext copies of ERIC Journal and ERIC document citations.
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 Alternative Instruction and Alternative, PerformanceBased Assessment  Jane Ehrenfeld; Math Forum
Two annotated bibliographies designed to present ways in which assessment can be altered without drastic restructuring of class and curriculum. Some of the articles and books referenced have links to portfoliobased instruction and assessment, and can
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 Analysis of Algorithms  Flajolet, Prodinger
A research site with papers to download, links to researchers, a newsletter, etc. Analysis of Algorithms (AofA) is a field in computer science whose overall goal is an understanding of the complexity of algorithms. While much research is devoted to worstcase
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 Andrew Ranicki's Homepage  Andrew Ranicki
Articles, video clips, bibliographies, and other assorted resources from the Scottish topologist and knot theorist who practices algebraic surgery, a classification method in topology for cutting up manifolds: the Jordan Curve Theorem and the classification
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 Applications and Misapplications of Cognitive Psychology to Math Education  Anderson, Reder, Simon
A critical view of constructivism by three leading cognitive psychologists at Carnegie Mellon University. Decomposition and decontextualization; situated learning; constructivism; recommendations for research and instruction; overall conclusions; references.
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 Applied Algebra Group  Dept. of Mathematics, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria.
This group has formed around Prof. Günter Pilz. One of its main research interests lies in nearrings: generalised rings that might generally be described as rings (N,+,*) where the addition is not necessarily abelian and only one
distributive law
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 AP Test Prep Books
Find an AP prep book for multiple subjects, including AP Calculus, Computer Science, Economics, Physics, and Statistics.
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 Arabic Mathematics  David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University
Resources on the history of Arabic mathematics, with a map, a list of mathematicians, sources, and a Bibliography.
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 Arabic mathematics: forgotten brilliance?  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay exploring the debt we owe to Arabic/Islamic mathematics. In many respects the mathematics studied today is far closer in style to that of the Arabic/Islamic contribution than to that of the Greeks. Certainly many of the ideas previously thought
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 The Arabic numeral system  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay exploring the transmission of Indian numerals first to the Arabic/Islamic peoples and from them to Europe. The eastern and western parts of the Arabic world (North Africa and Spain) both saw separate developments of Indian numerals with relatively
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 Archives Henri Poincaré  PierreEdouard Bour and Manuel Rebuschi
La laboratoire de Philosophie et d'Histoire des Sciences (LPHS) réunit des scientifiques intéressés à l'histoire et à l'épistémologie de leur disciplines et des philosophes et historiens prêts à
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 Artificial Intelligence Resources  NRC  National Research Council (NRC) of Canada
Internet resources useful to AI researchers: Archives for newsgroups and mailing lists; bibliographies; books; companies; conferences; employment opportunities; FAQs; journals; location index (various AI research groups, organized geographically); list
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 Assessment in Mathematics Teaching  Mathematics Education at The Math Forum
The Math Forum's suggested sites on assessment in mathematics education including the NCTM Standards; sessions on assessment at meetings; and selected books and articles on assessment.
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 Authentic Assessment in Mathematics  Daley, Diamond, Handy, McKenzie; The Geometry Forum
A group project carried out at a Geometry Forum Summer '94 Workshop at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. The goal of this project was to collect and organize available INTERNET resources on Authentic Mathematical Assessment applicable to Secondary Schools.
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 AUTO WWW Site  Pankaj Kamthan
AUTO is software for continuation and bifurcation problems in ordinary differential equations. Bibliography, documentation, download, history, and links to related software.
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 Aviezri Fraenkel
Aviezri Fraenkel is an Israeli mathematician investigating combinatorial game theory. This page offers preprints and recent reprints in postscript format; a comprehensive bibliography on combinatorial games; and links to information on conferences and
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 The Axiom of Choice (AC)  Eric Schechter; Vanderbilt University
An introduction to and some implications of perhaps the last great controversy of mathematics, the Axiom of Choice, now a basic assumption used in many parts of mathematics. With a collection of annotated links to relevant sites: Introductory/elementary;
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 Babylonian and Egyptian Mathematics  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay describing the character and accomplishments of these two early mathematical systems, with references and other related web sites.
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 Babylonian numerals  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay exploring the development of the Babylonians' number system, with ideas inherited from the Sumerians and the Akkadians. From them came base 60, or the sexagesimal system, but neither the Sumerian nor the Akkadian system was a positional system
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 The Bakhshali manuscript  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay on the discovery and history of an early mathematical manuscript. The Bakhshali Manuscript is a mathematical work written on birch bark, found in the summer of 1881 near the village Bakhshali in Mardan tahsil, 50 miles from the city of Peshawar
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 Basic Books on Rings and Modules  E. Lee Lady, University of Hawaii
An annotated list (about 15 books) in the following categories: General Theory of Rings and Modules; Classical Theory of Artinian Rings; and Commutative Rings.
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 The Basics of MRI  Joseph P. Hornak; Rochester Institute of Technology
An introduction to magnetic resonance imagining, which is based on the principles of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), a spectroscopic technique used by scientists to obtain microscopic chemical and physical information about molecules. See, in particular,
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 Bayesian Networks Tutorial  Santos, Benslay; University of Connecticut
Introductory material on Bayesian networks and the probabilities involved, with a Bayesian Networks Bibliography of resources for Computational Complexity; Fielded Systems; General References, Tutorials, and Surveys; Knowledge Engineering and Maintenance;
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 The Beginnings of Set Theory  MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay describing the rise of set theory from Cantor (with discussion of earlier contributions) through the first half of the 20th century, with another web site and 25 references (books/articles).
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 Bibliographies on Typesetting  AlfChristian Achilles
Searchable bibliographies of scientific literature on typesetting (SGML, TeX, fonts, PostScript, electronic publishing, typography, font readability, etc.). The bibliographies are updated monthly from their original locations.
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 Bibliographies on Wavelets  Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies, University of Karlsruhe
Search interface for an extensive collection of bibliographies on wavelets.
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 Bibliography by Topic of the Mathematical Sciences in the Medieval Islamic World  Jeff Oaks
An online bibliography of medieval Islamic mathematicsover 1000 articles and books listed by topic. Restricted to works published since 1950 in western European languages. Reviews are also included. Mathematics in medieval times included more or less
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 Bibliography for Automorphic and Modular Forms, LFunctions, Representations, and Number Theory  Paul Garrett
A 1996 bibliography compiled for the author's Ph.D. students at the University of Minnesota.
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 A Bibliography of Bernoulli Numbers  Karl Dilcher
A bibliography of Bernoulli numbers by Karl Dilcher and Ilja Sh. Slavutskii. The Bernoulli numbers are among the most interesting and important number sequences in mathematics. They are particularly important in number theory, especially in
connection
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 A Bibliography of Mathematics Education  Paul Ernest, University of Exeter, U.K.
A 1994 electronic bibliography prepared for students at the University of Exeter, U.K. Contents: Society, Diversity And Mathematics Education; The Learning Of Mathematical Topics; The Psychology Of Learning Mathematics; Teaching Approaches And Resources
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 Bibliography on Hilbert's Tenth Problem  AlfChristian Achilles; Computer Science Bibliography Collection
Browse or search almost 400 references in this bibliography by Maxim Vsemirnov and Yuri Matiyasevich. Its ultimate goal is to contain references to all publications connected with the undecidability of Hilbert's Tenth Problem.
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 The Big Six Skills: Information Skills Instruction  Eisenberg, Berkowitz
Information and technology literacy programs. Big6 is a systematic approach to information problemsolving, useful whenever an individual has an informationoriented problem. Six skills are listed, with examples for potential uses, a store, a bibliography,
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 Books and other nonweb resources (History of Mathematics)  David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University
Organizations devoted to the history of Mathematics; a Bibliography of source books; Journals; Bibliographies and catalogues; and Texts on the history of mathematics.
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 The brachistochrone problem
 MacTutor Math History Archives
Linked essay on the brachistochrone problem, posed by Johann Bernoulli in Acta Eruditorum in June, 1696. With references and other related web sites.
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 Brendt Wohlberg  University of Cape Town, South Africa
Fractal image compression resources: bibliography, publications.
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 The Burr Puzzles Site  IBM
A Burr Puzzle consists of at least three rods intersecting each other at right angles. The most wellknown type is the six piece burr where three sets of two rods intersect each other. This site lets you explore six piece burrs by selecting from a list
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 Business Mathematics  MAA Online
From the Mathematical Association of America's Basic Library List  a bibliography of articles (in print, not on the Web) on Business Mathematics: Basic Skills; Algebra and Finite Mathematics; Business Statistics; Business Calculus; Economics; Finance;
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 Calculus Reform Movements  Mathematics Education at the Math Forum
The Math Forum's suggested sites on calculus reform, including projects, discussions, conferences, and a bibliography.
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