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Research and Expository Papers by Charles Wells and others

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Author:Charles Wells; Case Western Reserve University
Description: Research and expository publications concerning mathematical writing, such as Communicating Mathematics: Useful Ideas from Computer Science; Varieties of Mathematical Prose; Communicating Logical Reasoning; and Handbook of Mathematical Discourse, which is an intensive description of many aspects of the vocabulary and forms of the English language used to communicate mathematics, and is designed to be read and consulted by anyone who teaches or writes about mathematics, as a guide to what possible meanings the students or readers will extract (or fail to extract) from what is said or written. Available in DVI, Postscript, and Acrobat Reader formats. See also Wells' handbook "for anyone beginning to learn about some aspect of abstract math" at http://abstractmath.org/, which includes the Gyre&Gimble blog of "posts about math, language and other things that may appear in the wabe."

Levels: High School (9-12), College, Research
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Books
Math Ed Topics: Writing/Communication in Math

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