The Popularization of Mathematicsby A. G. Howson, J. -P. Kahane
Pub. Date: 11/30/1990
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The papers arising from the ICMI study seminar on the popularization of mathematics held at the University of Leeds, UK, 17–22 September 1989. See more details below
The papers arising from the ICMI study seminar on the popularization of mathematics held at the University of Leeds, UK, 17–22 September 1989.
Table of Contents
Foreword; 1. A study overview G. Howson and J. P. Kahane; 2. Mathematics in different cultures (Report of the working group); 3. Mathematics for the public E. J. Barbeau; 4. Making a mathematical exhibition R. Brown and T. Porter; 5. The role of mathematical competitions in the popularization of mathematics in Czechoslovakia V. Burjan and A. Vrba; 6. Games and mathematics M. De Guzman; 7. Mathematics and the media M. Emmer; 8. Square One TV: a venture in the popularization of mathematics E. Esty and J. Schneider; 9. Frogs and candles - tales from a mathematics workshop G. Hatch and C. Shiu; 10. Mathematics in prime-time television: the story of fun and games C. Hoyles; 11. Cultural alienation and mathematics G. Knight; 12. Solving the problem of popularizing mathematics through problems M. Larsen; 13. Popularizing mathematics at the undergraduate level B. Mortimer and J. Poland; 14. The popularization of mathematics in Hungary T. Nemetz; 15. Sowing mathematical seeds in the local professional community T. Shannon; 16. Mathematical news that's fit to print L. Steen; 17. Christmas lectures and mathematics masterclasses C. Zeeman; 18. Some aspects of the popularization of mathematics in China D. Z. Zhang, H. K. Liu and S. Yu.
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