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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