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  1. An overview of Babylonian mathematics - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay exploring the arithmetic and geometry of the Babylonians, who lived in Mesopotamia, a fertile plain between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The Babylonian civilization replaced the Sumerian civilisation and the Akkadian civilisation; this ...more>>

  2. An overview of Egyptian mathematics - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on the development of the Egyptian number systems, and the arithmetical methods they devised to work with their numerals. With references and other related web sites. ...more>>

  3. An overview of Indian mathematics - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on the contributions of Indian mathematics, in particular the number system invented by the Indians, on which much of mathematical development has rested. With references and other related web sites. ...more>>

  4. Overview of the History of Mathematics - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked overview from the Babylonians through topics from the twentieth century, with additional sections on notation and communication, brilliant discoveries, how we view history, and a challenge, as well as a 700-item general bibliography. ...more>>

  5. Paso Partners: Integrating Mathematics, Science, and Language - Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)
    A two-volume curriculum and resources guide for K-3 educators, designed to help teachers increase achievement of Hispanic children whose first language is not English. Preceding each complete unit in English is a Spanish version of background information ...more>>

  6. paulus gerdes's Storefront - Paulus Gerdes
    Purchase print editions or download Gerdes' titles, some also available in Portuguese, Dutch, and French: Drawings from Angola: Living Mathematics, Enjoy Puzzling with biLLies, Puzzle Fun with BiLLies, The Bisos Game: Puzzles and Diversions, Introducing ...more>>

  7. Pell's equation - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay on the indeterminate quadratic equation. With references and other related web sites. ...more>>

  8. Perfect, Amicable and Sociable Numbers - David Moews
    Definitions, descriptions, and discussions of perfect, amicable, and sociable numbers; aliquot sequences, related problems, and other definitions of divisibility, with a short bibliography. ...more>>

  9. Perfect Numbers - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the work on perfect numbers from Pythagoras through Euclid, Nicomachus, the Arabs, Cataldi, Descartes, Mersenne, Fermat, Euler, Barlow, Catalan, Cole, and others; with other web sites and 20 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  10. Perfect Problems - Vasek Chvátal
    Unsolved problems on perfect graphs, a collection for people with at least a basic knowledge of the subject. Contents include: Perfection of special classes of Berge graphs; Recognition of special classes of Berge graphs; Decompositions of perfect graphs; ...more>>

  11. Peter Doyle - Mathematics, Univ. of California at San Diego
    Advanced tutorials, proofs and papers, mostly statistics, probability, geometry, and graph theory, but with examples from other mathematics areas as well. Don't miss Dr. Doyle's Flip Flops. ...more>>

  12. Photos by Paul Halmos - Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
    Snapshots taken by Paul R. Halmos of notable contemporaries, academics, and other intellectuals of the 20th century. Search or browse the tagged collection of pictures, each of which includes a brief note about the subjects photographed in Halmos' own ...more>>

  13. Phyllotaxis - Pau Atela, Chris Golé; Smith College
    An interactive site for the mathematical study of plant pattern formation. Sections of the site include: Introduction to Phyllotaxis (classification, Fibonacci/golden angle, microscope, mathematical model, and lattices); history; glossary; references; ...more>>

  14. PianoMath Home Page: Improving Math Skills through Music - Peter Taussig, E. Paul Goldenberg
    Essays and activities on links between music and mathematics. PianoMath is a cross-disciplinary curriculum of musical classroom activities relating to arithmetic, geometry, graphing, logic foundation, and pre-algebra. It is now being tested at an elementary ...more>>

  15. Pi Through the Ages - MacTutor Math History Archives
    A history of pi: the Rhind papyrus (Egypt), Ptolemy, Tsu Ch'ung Chi, al'Khwarizmi, Al'Kashi, Viet, Romanus, Van Ceulen, Gregory, Shanks, Lambert, Euler, Buffon, and many more, with other Web sites and 30 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  16. pLab: Random Number Generation - Peter Hellekalek; Mathematics Dept., University of Salzburg
    Results and links on this fundamental topic in stochastic simulation. RNGs are deterministic algorithms that produce numbers with certain distribution properties. Roughly speaking, these numbers should behave similar to realizations of independent, identically ...more>>

  17. Planetqhe (Probabilistic Learning Activities Network) - David Kay Harris
    Out-of-the-ordinary probability problems. The site focuses on using methods of probability to solve counter-intuitive problems and deepen students' understanding and competence in the domain. Sections include: a brief history and rationale of the site; ...more>>

  18. Poetry and Mathematics - JoAnne Growney
    Poems by the Bloomsburg University mathematics professor: "All Day," "The Blacksmith," "Fly," "Conditionals," "The Prince of Algebra," "Geometry Class," "My Dance is Mathematics," "The Witch," as well as several square poems, in which the number of syllables ...more>>

  19. Population Index 1986-1998 - Office of Population Research, Princeton University
    The primary reference tool to the world's population literature, presenting an annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other material on population topics. It covers all fields of interest to demographers, ...more>>

  20. Preconditioned Eigensolvers - Andrew Knyazev; Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Colorado at Denver
    Investigations into matrix-free iterative methods for partial eigenvalue problems that take advantage of using preconditioners to accelerate convergence. Papers, an interactive discussion, a bibliography, related conferences, and links to software. ...more>>

  21. The President's Educational Technology Initiative
    This site promotes President Clinton's initiative, begun in 1996, to bring computers to every student in the United States. The site includes quotations and bibliography on the benefits of information technology, information on the administration's accomplishments ...more>>

  22. Prime Numbers - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the work on primes from Pythagoras through Gauss, Legendre, Riemann, and Valee Poussin, with additional sections on still unsolved problems, the latest prime records, and other web sites, as well as 21 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  23. Probability Theory: the Logic of Science - E. T. Jaynes, Dept. of Physics, Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO
    Chapters (entirely in PostScript files) include: Principles and Elementary Applications; Advanced Applications; Appendices; and References. The long table of contents is on the Web. The LaTeX source is available for download (gz). ...more>>

  24. Professor Salah Mecheri - Salah Mecheri
    Home page of a mathematical analysis professor in Saudi Arabia. Includes publications, references, research statements, primarily focused on operator theory. ...more>>

  25. Pythagoras' Theorem in Babylonian Mathematics - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay examining four Babylonian tablets that all have some connection with the Pythagorean theorem. With references and other related web sites. ...more>>

  26. Quadratic, Cubic, and Quartic Equations - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked article describing the progress made on these equations from the Babylonians through Leibniz in 1673, with another Web site and 12 references. ...more>>

  27. The Quantum Age Begins - MacTutor Math History Archives
    Linked essay describing the beginnings of quantum theory, from Kirchoff's blackbody radiation work in 1859 to Bohr, Einstein, and von Neumann in the 1930's, with 33 references (books/articles). ...more>>

  28. Quantum Lie Algebras - Gustav Delius
    A comprehensive, continuously updated bibliography of literature on Quantum Lie Algebras. Mathematica notebooks containing calculations and animations of quantum root systems are included. ...more>>

  29. QuasiTiler (Gallery of Interactive Geometry) - Eugenio Durand; The Geometry Center
    Generate Penrose tilings or design your own nonperiodic tilings of the plane with this interactive application. In the process, you can select and visualize plane cross-sections of a lattice in anywhere from 3 up to 13 dimensions. Geometry of Quasicrystals ...more>>

  30. Random Walk on the Speiser Graph of a Riemann Surface [PDF] - Peter G. Doyle
    A paper that appeared in the Bulletin of the American Mathematical society, which considers the problem of determining the conformal type of a covering surface of the Riemann sphere with punctures. To such a surface there corresponds a Speiser graph of ...more>>

  31. Readings and Poetry Selections for Mathematics in Poetry - JoAnne Growney, Bloomsburg Univ., Bloomsburg, PA; The Math Forum
    Annotated bibliography for the contributed paper session, "The Scholarship of Humanistic Mathematics," AMS-MAA Joint Meetings, Orlando, Florida, 1996. ...more>>

  32. Reciprocity Laws - Franz Lemmermeyer
    Reciprocity Laws. From Euler to Eisenstein has just appeared in Springer-Verlag Heidelberg. It is an updated version of Chapters 1 - 11 as they used to be available at this site; the table of contents with ps and pdf files of Chapter 11 (corrected version) ...more>>

  33. Recreational Mathematics - MAA Online
    From the Mathematical Association of America's Basic Library List - a bibliography of articles (in print, not on the Web) on Recreational Mathematics: Games and Puzzles; Puzzle Collections; Contests and Problems; Martin Gardner; Miscellany. ...more>>

  34. 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>>

  35. 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>>

  36. Resource Bibliography: Children's Trade Books in Math - Beth G. Newhouse, Department of Mathematics & Statictics, Arizona State University
    A selected bibliography of books for kids that teach and reinforce math concepts, organized by topic: counting and number, number operations, large numbers, money, geometry, algebra, miscellaneous topics. Originally compiled by Dorothy Giroux and Denise ...more>>

  37. Resource Material - Spencer, Chan; Univ. of Toronto Mathematics Network
    A collection of resource material for use in classes or extracurricular activities in high schools: answers, explanations, and expositions of some common but deep math questions. In the process of answering three basic questions, this area delves into ...more>>

  38. 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>>

  39. Resources for Teachers of Developmental Mathematics (MAA) - Mathematical Association of America
    A page assembled by the ad hoc Subcommittee on Developmental Mathematics, with the beginnings of an annotated bibliography of articles related to developmental mathematics, including articles on the adult learner of mathematics and experimental programs ...more>>

  40. Resources for the Teaching of Complex Analysis - Paul Fishback
    The page includes: sample F(z) for Windows files (downloadable: for each example, an F(z) file is listed along with an MS WORD document describing the F(z) file and its creation in greater detail; a TI-86 program that approximates contour integrals using ...more>>

  41. 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>>

  42. 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>>

  43. Rivendell Educational Archive - Leigh Denault
    An educational archive of materials in botany, history, math, science, drama, literature, philosophy, and art. Math resources include mathematician biographies, a fractal image gallery, and a bibliography. ...more>>

  44. 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>>

  45. Search the MacTutor History Archive - University of St. Andrews, Scotland
    Search all or any combination of topics: Biographies; References; Quotations; History Topics; Bibliography; Famous Curves; Societies. With search suggestions. ...more>>

  46. Selected Recent Publications - George W. Hart
    Areas of Hart's research and pointers to further information, including a bibliography of his publications. Links to pages on: Multidimensional Analysis; Nonintrusive Appliance Load Monitoring; Telecommunications Network Management; Viterbi Algorithm ...more>>

  47. Semigroup Theory - Jim Renshaw
    A directory of Semigroup Theorists, bibliographic database, and conferences in Group and Semigroup Theory. With a link to a package for doing commutative diagrams, by Paul Taylor. ...more>>

  48. Show-Me Center
    A National Science Foundation project supporting implementation of standards-based middle grades mathematics curricula. The site features a calendar listing professional development opportunities; information about five different math curricula (Connected ...more>>

  49. Simultaneous Perturbation Method for Optimization - James C. Spall
    A site devoted to a powerful method for optimization of processes dependent on more than one variable. The method pertains to "stochastic optimization," that is, optimization in the presence of random variation (such as measurement noise). The site provides ...more>>

  50. Soap Bubbles - Ron Hipschman; The Exploratorium
    Why does a bubble form a sphere? Why not a cube, tetrahedron, or other geometrical figure? This site from San Francisco's Exploratorium provides information on the shape of bubbles and what happens when bubbles meet, with formulas for long-life bubble ...more>>

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