The Popularization of mathematics [EBook] / edited by A.G. Howson and J.P. Kahane.
The Popularization of mathematics [EBook] / edited by A.G. Howson and J.P. Kahane.
This book presents the papers arising from the ICMI study seminar on the popularization of mathematics held at the University of Leeds, UK, 1722 September 1989. The event was organized in conjunction with a highly successful touring exhibition known as the 'Pop Maths Roadshow'. Inspired b...
Personal Name(s):  Howson, A. G., (editor) 

Kahane, JeanPierre, (editor)  
Imprint: 
Cambridge :
Cambridge University Press,
1990

Physical Description: 
1 online resource (xi, 210 pages) 
Note: 
englisch 
ISBN: 
9780521403191 9781139013512 9780521408677 
Series Title: 
ICMI studies

Subject (LOC):  
Full Text 
Table of Contents:
 A study overview / Geoffrey Howson and JeanPierre Kahane
 Mathematics in different cultures / (Report of the working group)
 Mathematics for the public / Edward J. Barbeau
 Making a mathematical exhibition / Ronnie Brown and Tim Porter
 The role of mathematical competitions in the popularization of mathematics in Czechoslovakia / Vladimir Burjan and Antonin Vrba
 Games and mathematics / Miguel de Guzman
 Mathematics and the media / Michele Emmer
 Square One TV : a venture in the popularization of mathematics / Edward Esty and Joel Schneider
 Frogs and candles : tales from a mathematics workshop / Gillian Hatch and Christine Shiu
 Mathematics in primetime television : the story of fun and games / Celia Hoyles
 Cultural alienation and mathematics / Gordon Knight
 Solving the problem of popularizing mathematics through problems / Morgens Larsen
 Popularizing mathematics at the undergraduate level / Brian Mortimer and John Poland
 The popularization of mathematics in Hungary / Tibor Nemetz
 Sowing mathematical seeds in the local professional community / Tony Shannon
 Mathematical news that's fit to print / Lynn Steen
 Christmas lectures and mathematics masterclasses / Christopher Zeeman
 Some aspects of the popularization of mathematics in China / D.Z. Zhang, H.K. Liu and S. Yu.