 Beyond the IndividualSocial Antimony in Discussions of Piaget and Vygotsky  Cole, Wertsch
A discussion of the ongoing debate about the relation between the ideas of Vygotsky and Piaget, emphasizing a cardinal difference between them: their views concerning the importance of culture, in particular, the role of mediation of action through artifacts,
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 Bytes of Science: An Internet Magazine  David S. Mazel, Ed.
An Internet magazine on science and engineering, with tutorials and introductory articles on various areas of science, math, or engineering. Articles include: A Basis for Functions: The Fourier Series; The Fourier Transform: The Frequency in a Waveform;
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 Center for Mathematical Talent  New York University
The Center for Mathematical Talent (CMT) at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences coordinates activities for students in the New York City area who would like more mathematics than is included in the usual mathematics classroom. Freely downloadable
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 Eskimo Pi  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
"As everyone knows, in the last century, the State of Indiana passed a law legislating the value of pi to be 3. Well, perhaps it's a bit of an exaggeration to say that everyone knows it, but most people do. But that alone is very odd, since it is not
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 Factoids  Susan Stepney
An "uneven collection of facts, quotations, and other miscellaneous scraps, that don't naturally fit anywhere else," listed alphabetically from abstract data type to zeldagon and zeugma, including figures of speech, inheritance (in classes), laws, prime
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 hakank's homepage  Håkan Kjellerstrand
Codes and notes for constraint programming languages such as Picat, Mathematica, AIMMS+CP, AMPL, Project Euler, Frink, SABR, Eureqa/Formulize, and Comet. See also Kjellerstrand's coin and dice tossing games, Triss lotteries (Swedish scratch ticket games),
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 Henry Segerman's webpages  Henry Segerman
Mathematical and typographical art "of various kinds and dimensions." See, in particular, Segerman's 3D printed sculpture, book covers and posters, diamond Go, ambigrams, autologlyphs, autological words, Escher's Printgallery, and mathart tshirts available
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 Home Pages for Developing Courses  Mathematics Throughout the Curriculum, Indiana University
Interdisciplinary courses under development and close to finished: Life Sciences (BioMath Problems, Mathematical Foundation for Speech and Hearing Sciences), Business and Economics (Games and Decision Making, Games for Business and Economics, Mathematics
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 Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC)  University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
An institute founded to further the scientific study of the structure, modification, and transmission of information. Currently, the groups participating in ILLC are based at the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, and Astronomy, the Faculty
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 Language and Mathematics (Learning and Mathematics)  Cocking, Chipman; Math Forum
In their 1989 paper, "Conceptual Issues Related to Mathematics Achievement of Language Minority Children," Cocking and Chipman examine the mathematical ability of language minority  particularly bilingual  students, attempting to identify linguistic
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 Linguistic Geometry (LG)  Boris Stilman; Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, Univ. of ColoradoDenver
Solving search problems of high dimension. Since 1991, Professor Stilman has been developing a new area in Artificial Intelligence, Linguistic Geometry, based on the investigation into sophisticated human heuristics resulting in highly selective searches,
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 Mathematics and Language  Tony Brown
This paper considers the relation between mathematics and language, with particular reference to the work on language by Jacques Derrida. Brown examines how language functions in organising mental activity and suggests that since language is so fundamental
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 Mathematics as a Language  Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
An essay defending the language of mathematics, including examples from plain English, linguistics, life sciences, physics and chemistry, and deliberate misuse, and math lingo: a bad meme virus.
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 MOL  The Association for Mathematics of Language  The Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, The University of Pennsylvania
A special interest group of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) that promotes work in all aspects of mathematical linguistics. Download or link to publications from annual meetings; contact authors and other members; subscribe to their
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 MSMS World of Logic  Claudia Carter; Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS)
MSMS Logic and Game Theory is a study of logic, symbolic notation, truth tables, simple game theory, and problemsolving strategies. Links to significant figures in the world of logic: Lewis Carroll, George Boole, Giuseppe Peano, Von Neuman, Willard Van
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 Numbers from 1 to 10 in Over 4000 Languages  Mark Rosenfelder
Click on the map to move to the languages for that area, or select from: IndoEuropean, Dravidian, and minor European languages; AfroAsiatic, Caucasian, NiloSaharan, Kordofanian, and Khoisan languages; NigerCongo languages; Uralic, Altaic, Tai, AustroAsiatic
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 Patterns in Mathematics (Teachers' Lab)  Annenberg Media
This lab, based on the professional development series and workshops broadcast on the Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project Channel, explores patterns as they occur in logic, numbers, and words, focusing on how to develop "function sense" without simply
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 Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming: Conferences  Department of Computing Science, Univ. of Alberta, B.C.
Links to previous and future conferences concerned with all aspects of computing with constraints including: algorithms, applications, environments, languages, models, systems. Contributions are welcome from any discipline concerned with constraints,
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 Software's Origin  Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
Librarian Fred R. Shapiro of the Yale Law School in New Haven, Conn., searched for the word software among scholarly journals electronically archived in the JSTOR database and found that the term software used to describe computer programs dates back
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 Teachers' Lab  Annenberg Media
Labs based on professional development series and workshops broadcast on the Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project Channel. Each combines online activities with background information and interactive polls or worksheets for use in classrooms, with links
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 Teaching Logic and Reasoning in an Illogical World  DIMACS Symposium
A July 1996 symposium: Participants, schedule, list of papers, and the papers themselves in html, ascii, or postscript. Sample papers: S. Maurer: Teaching reasoning, broadly and narrowly; C. Nelan: Student's attitude toward the relationship between language
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 Visual Modelling Group  University of Brighton
This research group focuses on giving formal semantics to existing notations, developing new visual notations, and reasoning with them. The Visual Modelling Group has developed a constraint diagram notation that visually expresses mathematical constraints
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 Why 2001 Won't Be 2001  Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
"It's a good story... But how realistic is the behavior of HAL? We don't yet have computers capable of genuinely independent thought, nor do we have computers we can converse with using ordinary language. True, there have been admirable advances in systems
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