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|Course materials, mentored projects, publications, and more from Taalman, a professor of mathematics at James Madison University. Taalman's interests range from singular algebraic geometry and knot theory to games, puzzles, and 3D printing. The Puzzles Editor of FOCUS, a newsmagazine of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), Taalman has authored calculus textbooks with W.H. Freeman and Sudoku puzzle books with Puzzle Wright Press. Freely downloadable papers include "An exact sequence of weighted Nash complexes"; "Complete resolutions, Hsiang-Pati coordinates, and the Nash sheaf"; "p-Coloring classes of torus knots"; "Minimal complete Shidoku symmetry groups"; "Gröbner basis representations of Sudoku"; "Mancala Matrices"; "Solitaire Mancala games and the Chinese Remainder Theorem"; and "Taking Sudoku Seriously."|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College, Research|
|Resource Types:||Courses, Games, Problems/Puzzles, Articles, Books, Recreations|
|Math Topics:||Number Sense/About Numbers, Calculus (Single Variable), Calculus (Multivariable), Algebraic Geometry, Knot Theory, Applications/Connections|
|Math Ed Topics:||Games|
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