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 Visual Math Institute - Ralph Abraham, Director Created in 1975 to administer grants from the State of California and the NSF. The "Visual Math Project" was created at UCSC for the development of computer-graphic based materials for teaching university math: precalculus, calculus, linear algebra, and ...more>> Visual Math Learning: An interactive multimedia tutorial - Wayne Allen Bateman An online tutorial, intended to teach students basic math concepts using interactive multimedia for aid in visualization. Proceed through the text (more sections are planned), or work with the individual exercises separately. ...more>> Vizual Statistix - Seth Kadish Blog of statistics graphed by a Geoscience PhD who describes data visualization as his passion. Posts, which date back to January, 2012, have included "A Summation of Square Usage over 432 Chess Games"; a tiled plot showing the number of unique configurations ...more>> Voronoi Diagrams of Points, Segments and Arcs in 2D - Martin Held VRONI is a software package for computing Voronoi diagrams of points and line segments in the Euclidean plane. Based on the Voronoi diagram, VRONI can also compute offset patterns or perform buffering. Since VRONI computes a Voronoi diagram of points ...more>> VRML Gallery of Electromagnetism - Rob Salgado A collection of VRML worlds that visualize the vector fields of electromagnetism. Subcategories: addition; wedge product; raising and lowering of indices; unit vectors; charged point (Coulomb); two charged points; charged dipole; charged sphere; charged ...more>> Wallpaper Groups (Plane Symmetry Groups) - David Joyce; Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, Clark University Mathematicians classify plane patterns such as wallpaper patterns by means of symmetry groups - groups of transformations of the plane that leave the pattern invariant. A transformation slides, rotates, and reflects the plane into another position. Such ...more>> Wallpaper Groups: The Discontinuous Groups of Rotation and Translation in the Plane - Xah Lee An undergraduate tutorial on wallpaper groups, with illustrations of the 17 wallpapers groups and a wallpaper gallery. Technically, the derivation of all discontinuous groups of rotation and translation in the plane. Contents include: Some Theorems on ...more>> 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>> Waterman Polyhedra and Maps - Steve Waterman World maps based on close packing of spheres that resemble B.J.S. Cahill's octahedral butterfly world map, but with only five degree graticule. With links to the mathematics behind the cartography, polyhedra applications, and other original findings. ...more>> WebPisces - Gallery of Interactive Geometry, Geometry Center A Web-based interface to the Pisces program that allows you to compute implicitly defined curves in the plane. Choose from several pre-defined functions and modify their parameters and domains. Pisces is a Platform for Implicit Surfaces and Curves and ...more>> weed's fractal gallery A small gallery of fractal images and a few fractal links. ...more>> Weights and Measures - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) A virtual museum exhibit examining the role of the United States government in the development and standardization of weights and measures, in eight sections: America before standard weights and measures; Ferdinand Rudolph Hassler; The Office of Weights ...more>> What are Fractals? A short description of fractals, with illustrations. ...more>> What is a Fractal? - Alan Beck; Glyphs The word "fractal" was coined less than twenty years ago by Benoit Mandelbrot, whose work, The Fractal Geometry of Nature, first introduced and explained concepts underlying this new vision. Mandelbrot derived the term "fractal" from the Latin verb frangere, ...more>> What kind of math? Photo Challenge - Kathryn Mann Pictures of math graduate students with word-bubbles showing "the kind of math that's right" for them. Submit your own group snapshots and subfields. Inspired by an observation that a flyer from the American Mathematical Society (AMS) reinforced sexist ...more>> What's the Problem? Geometry & Art through the Ages - Indianapolis Museum of Art An exhibit exploring how some artists have used geometry as a creative tool. The site is divided into three topics: lines, polygons, and volume. Also provided as links from the left sidebar are a glossary and a list of references for further reading. ...more>> Why is the Area of a Circle Pi*r^2? - Eva Thury An explanation of the formula for the area of a circle, based on "slicing" and rearranging the circle. ...more>> Wilson A. 'Snowflake' Bentley (1865-1931) - Tobias C. Brown An American farmer who spent most of his life producing photomicrographs of snowflakes at his Jericho, Vermont farm. The site includes a Snow Crystal Display with a sequence of 26 images. ...more>> window into a math classroom - Sadie Estrella A snapshot-driven blog subtitled "a glimpse into a math classroom once a day." Estrella's posts, enlivened with pictures of her students and of their work on classroom dry-erase whiteboards, have included "Trying Math Meta-Cognition," "More Arguing about ...more>> Wolfram Research, Inc. Wolfram is the maker of Mathematica, a software system for numeric and symbolic computation, data visualization, and programming; an interactive calculation tool and programming language to solve technical problems. Mathematica's electronic documents, ...more>> Wolfram Research in Precollege Education - Wolfram Research "In the Classroom" highlights how some schools and organizations use Mathematica extensively in their curricula. The section on "Collaborative Initiatives" illustrates how businesses have teamed up with Wolfram Research to sponsor hands-on workshops, ...more>> The Wonders of Mathematics - Galileo Educational Network Association Scores of different puzzles tailored for use in school math fairs. See also photo displays of recent math fairs. ...more>> World Mathematical Year 2000 On May, 6th, 1992, in Rio de Janeiro, the International Mathematical Union declared that the Year 2000 will be the World mathematical Year. The Declaration of Rio sets three aims: the great challenges of 21st Century; mathematics, a key for development; ...more>> A World of Color - Graphx Edge Royalty-free color fractal images and fractal collections available on CD-ROM. Also clip art, fonts, textures, and a Fractal Showcase. ...more>> World of Escher - World of Escher, Inc. The world of M. C. Escher (1898-1972), the famous Dutch graphic artist most recognized for spatial illusions, impossible buildings, repeating geometric patterns (tessellations), and his incredible techniques in woodcutting and lithography. This site offers ...more>> World of Fractals - Adam Lerer A general site about fractals, including image galleries, animations, descriptions of different types of animations, explanations, programs to download, and related links. See Types of fractals; read Understanding Fractals (The Basics, The Mathematics, ...more>> Xmorphia - Roy Williams Pattern formation from differential equations - an exhibition of images and movies. Morphogenesis from a Reaction-Diffusion System: Xmorphia is intended to show the variety of patterns that may be exhibited by a relatively simple parabolic partial differential ...more>> X-Number World - James Redin With the Extended Numerical Keyboards with Structured Data-Entry Capability method, enter a number in the same way as you think on the number; for example, input one million and fifty-seven with the four keystrokes 1, million, 5, and 7, in that order. ...more>> Xtoys - Michael Creutz Download cellular automata simulators for the Xwindows operating system, or a PostScript document describing them. See also the gallery of examples. ...more>> Zome: Truncated 120-cell - PCMI @ Math Forum: SSTP 2007 One of the activities at the 2007 Secondary School Teachers Program in the Park City Mathematics Institute was the construction of a truncated 120-cell using Zometool. View both an explanation of the mathematics and photos of the construction. ...more>>
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