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The best writing on mathematics, 2015, Mircea Pitici, editor

Label
The best writing on mathematics, 2015
Title
The best writing on mathematics
Title number
2015
Statement of responsibility
Mircea Pitici, editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology of the year's finest writing on mathematics from around the world, featuring promising new voices as well as some of the foremost names in mathematics
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA1
LC item number
.B337 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pitici, Mircea
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
Label
The best writing on mathematics, 2015, Mircea Pitici, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Challenging magic squares for magicians
  • Arthur T. Benjamin and Ethan J. Brown
  • Candy Crush's puzzling mathematics
  • Toby Walsh
  • Chaos on the billiard table
  • Marianne Freiberger
  • Juggling with numbers
  • Erik R. Tou
  • The quest for randomness
  • Scott Aaronson
  • Introduction
  • Synthetic biology, real mathematics
  • Dana Mackenzie
  • At the far ends of a new universal law
  • Natalie Wolchover
  • Twisted math and beautiful geometry
  • Eli Maor and Eugen Jost
  • Kenichi Miura's water wheel, or, The dance of the shapes of constant width
  • Burkard Polster
  • Dürer: disguise, distance, disagreements, and diagonals!
  • Annalisa Crannell, Marc Frantz, and Fumiko Futamura
  • Mircea Pitici
  • The quaternion group as a symmetry group
  • Vi Hart and Henry Segerman
  • The Steiner-Lehmus angle-bisector theorem
  • John Conway and Alex Ryba
  • Key ideas and memorability in proof
  • Gila Hanna and John Mason
  • The future of high school mathematics
  • Jim Fey, Sol Garfunkel, Diane Briars, Andy Isaacs, Henry Pollak, Eric Robinson, Richard Scheaffer, Alan Schoenfeld, Cathy Seeley, Dan Teague, and Zalman Usiskin
  • Demystifying the math myth: analyzing the contributing factors for the achievement gap between Chinese and U.S. students
  • Guili Zhang and Miguel A. Padilla
  • A dusty discipline
  • The pigeonhole principle, two centuries before Dirichlet
  • Benoît Rittaud and Albrecht Heeffer
  • A prehistory of Nim
  • Lisa Rougetet
  • Gödel, Gentzen, Goodstein: the magic sound of a G-string
  • Jan von Plato
  • Global and local
  • James Franklin
  • Mathematical beauty, understanding, and discovery
  • Carlo Cellucci
  • Michael J. Barany and Donald MacKenzie
  • A guide for the perplexed: what mathematicians need to know to understand philosophers of mathematics
  • Mark Balaguer
  • Writing about math for the perplexed and the traumatized
  • Steven Strogatz
  • Is big data enough? A reflection on the changing role of mathematics in applications
  • Domenico Napoletani, Marco Panza, and Daniele C. Struppa
  • The statistical crisis in science
  • Andrew Gelman and Eric Loken
  • Statistics and the Ontario Lottery retailer scandal
  • Jeffrey S. Rosenthal
  • How puzzles made us human
  • Never say never
  • David J. Hand
  • Pradeep Mutalik
  • Let the games continue
  • Colm Mulcahy and Dana Richards
Control code
908084036
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxvi, 363 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780691169651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)908084036
Label
The best writing on mathematics, 2015, Mircea Pitici, editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Challenging magic squares for magicians
  • Arthur T. Benjamin and Ethan J. Brown
  • Candy Crush's puzzling mathematics
  • Toby Walsh
  • Chaos on the billiard table
  • Marianne Freiberger
  • Juggling with numbers
  • Erik R. Tou
  • The quest for randomness
  • Scott Aaronson
  • Introduction
  • Synthetic biology, real mathematics
  • Dana Mackenzie
  • At the far ends of a new universal law
  • Natalie Wolchover
  • Twisted math and beautiful geometry
  • Eli Maor and Eugen Jost
  • Kenichi Miura's water wheel, or, The dance of the shapes of constant width
  • Burkard Polster
  • Dürer: disguise, distance, disagreements, and diagonals!
  • Annalisa Crannell, Marc Frantz, and Fumiko Futamura
  • Mircea Pitici
  • The quaternion group as a symmetry group
  • Vi Hart and Henry Segerman
  • The Steiner-Lehmus angle-bisector theorem
  • John Conway and Alex Ryba
  • Key ideas and memorability in proof
  • Gila Hanna and John Mason
  • The future of high school mathematics
  • Jim Fey, Sol Garfunkel, Diane Briars, Andy Isaacs, Henry Pollak, Eric Robinson, Richard Scheaffer, Alan Schoenfeld, Cathy Seeley, Dan Teague, and Zalman Usiskin
  • Demystifying the math myth: analyzing the contributing factors for the achievement gap between Chinese and U.S. students
  • Guili Zhang and Miguel A. Padilla
  • A dusty discipline
  • The pigeonhole principle, two centuries before Dirichlet
  • Benoît Rittaud and Albrecht Heeffer
  • A prehistory of Nim
  • Lisa Rougetet
  • Gödel, Gentzen, Goodstein: the magic sound of a G-string
  • Jan von Plato
  • Global and local
  • James Franklin
  • Mathematical beauty, understanding, and discovery
  • Carlo Cellucci
  • Michael J. Barany and Donald MacKenzie
  • A guide for the perplexed: what mathematicians need to know to understand philosophers of mathematics
  • Mark Balaguer
  • Writing about math for the perplexed and the traumatized
  • Steven Strogatz
  • Is big data enough? A reflection on the changing role of mathematics in applications
  • Domenico Napoletani, Marco Panza, and Daniele C. Struppa
  • The statistical crisis in science
  • Andrew Gelman and Eric Loken
  • Statistics and the Ontario Lottery retailer scandal
  • Jeffrey S. Rosenthal
  • How puzzles made us human
  • Never say never
  • David J. Hand
  • Pradeep Mutalik
  • Let the games continue
  • Colm Mulcahy and Dana Richards
Control code
908084036
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxvi, 363 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780691169651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)908084036

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