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Mathematics and the Internet
DIMACS Research and Education Institute 1999
19 July - 6 August, 1999

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DREI99 Workshop || Downloading software
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Interactive Java applets from cut-the-knot

4 Knights - http://www.cut-the-knot.com/SimpleGames/Horse.html
An extension of the knight's tours and knight's circuits, which Barry lectured about

Water Puzzle - http://www.cut-the-knot.com/water.html
A puzzle seen in one of the Die Hard movies

Three Glass Puzzle - http://www.cut-the-knot.com/wgraph.html
An extension of the three glass puzzle

The Tower of Hanoi - http://www.cut-the-knot.com/recurrence/hanoi.html
Let your students play with this favorite chestnut without resorting to the Fisher Price toy

Resources elsewhere

Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) - http://www.comap.com/
Curriculum materials centered around mathematical modeling: using mathematical tools to explore real-world problems

Graph Theory, Lawrence Academy - http://www.simmons.edu/~woo/graphtheory/
Background, tutorials, definitions, and collections of others' activities, problems, and applications in Euler circuits, Hamilton circuits, coloring graphs, and spanning or Steiner trees

Problems in Topological Graph Theory - http://www.emba.uvm.edu/~archdeac/problems/problems.html
Classical questions on genus; coloring graphs and maps; drawings and crossings; paths, cycles, and matchings; symmetries; locally planar embeddings; computational complexity; book embeddings; representing graphs and embeddings; random topological graph theory; miscellaneous problems; and solved problems from previous editions.

Enchanted Mind - http://www.enchantedmind.com/puzzles/knights/knight.html
A Java applet for the exploring the knight's tour on an 8x8 chessboard

The Distribution of the Knight - http://www.tri.org.au/knightframe.html
Solutions, dead ends, and Mathematica code

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