Seven Staggering Sequences

Article by Sloane, N J A

In collections: Easily explained, Integerology

When the Handbook of Integer Sequences came out in 1973, Philip Morrison gave it an enthusiastic review in the Scientific American and Martin Gardner was kind enough to say in his Mathematical Games column for July 1974 that "every recreational mathematician should buy a copy forthwith."...

URL: http://neilsloane.com/doc/g4g7.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/Sloane2006

Ethnomathematics as a new research field , illustrated by studies of mathematical ideas in African history

Article by Gerdes, Paulus

In collections: History, Art

URL: http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.551.2369&rep=rep1&type=pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/Gerdes2000

Algebraic theory of Penrose's non-periodic tilings of the plane

Article by Bruijn, NG De

In collection: Geometry

URL: http://alexandria.tue.nl/repository/freearticles/597566.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/Bruijn1981

The 1-Hyperbolic Projection for User Interfaces

Article by Kolliopoulos, Alexander

In collection: Basically computer science

The problem of dealing with representations of information that does not fit conveniently within allotted screen space is pervasive in graphical interfaces. While there are techniques for dealing with this problem in various ways, some properties of...

URL: http://www.dgp.toronto.edu/~alexk/hyperproj.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/Kolliopoulos

Random Structures from Lego Bricks and Analog Monte Carlo Procedures

Article by Althöfer, I

In collections: Attention-grabbing titles, Basically computer science, Easily explained, Basically physics

URL: http://www.althofer.de/random-lego-structures.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/Althofer2013

Proposal to Encode the Ganda Currency Mark for Bengali in ISO/IEC 10646

Article by Anshuman Pandey

In collections: Easily explained, Notation and conventions

URL: http://std.dkuug.dk/JTC1/SC2/wg2/docs/n3311.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/item52

Article by Kolliopoulos, Alexander

In collection: Basically computer science

The problem of dealing with representations of information that does not fit conveniently within allotted screen space is pervasive in graphical interfaces. While there are techniques for dealing with this problem in various ways, some properties of...

URL: http://www.dgp.toronto.edu/~alexk/hyperproj.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/Kolliopoulos

Article by Anshuman Pandey

In collections: Easily explained, Notation and conventions

URL: http://std.dkuug.dk/JTC1/SC2/wg2/docs/n3311.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/item52

Statistical Modeling of Gang Violence in Los Angeles

Article by Fathauer, Chris

In collections: Basically computer science, Probability and statistics

URL: http://paleo.sscnet.ucla.edu/SIURO_revised.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/Fathauer

Counting Cases in Marching Cubes: Towards a Generic Algorithm for Producing Substitopes

Article by David C. Banks and Stephen Linton

In collection: Basically computer science

We describe how to count the cases that arise in a family of visualization techniques, including marching cubes, sweeping simplices,...

URL: https://www.evl.uic.edu/cavern/rg/20040525_renambot/Visualization-papers/papers/03/01250354.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/CountingCasesInMarchingCubes

The Ubiquitous Thue-Morse Sequence

In collections: Easily explained, Fun maths facts

URL: https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/~shallit/Talks/green3.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/item33

James Garfield's Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

Article by Ellermeyer, S F

In collections: History, About proof

URL: http://math.kennesaw.edu/~sellerme/sfehtml/classes/math1112/garfieldpro.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/Ellermeyer2008

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Rectangle Arithmetic

Article by Bill Gosper

In collections: Easily explained, Geometry, Unusual arithmetic

Another slant on fractions

URL: http://gosper.org/rectarith12.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/RectangleArithmetic

Nim multiplication

Article by H. W. Lenstra, Jr.

In collections: Games to play with friends, Unusual arithmetic

URL: https://openaccess.leidenuniv.nl/bitstream/handle/1887/2125/346_027.pdf?sequence=1

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/item18

Article by H. W. Lenstra, Jr.

In collections: Games to play with friends, Unusual arithmetic

URL: https://openaccess.leidenuniv.nl/bitstream/handle/1887/2125/346_027.pdf?sequence=1

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/item18

A history of mathematical notations

Book by Florian Cajori

In collections: History, Notation and conventions, Lists and catalogues

URL: http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~aar/papers/cajorinot.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/CajoriNotations

Book by Florian Cajori

In collections: History, Notation and conventions, Lists and catalogues

URL: http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~aar/papers/cajorinot.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/CajoriNotations

Chalk : Materials and Concepts in Mathematics Chalk in Hand

Article by Barany, Michael J and Mackenzie, Donald

In collections: Notation and conventions, The act of doing maths

URL: http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/__data/assets/file/0020/60518/Chalk.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/Barany2011

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Proposal to Encode the Ganda Currency Mark for Bengali in ISO/IEC 10646

Web page by Anshuman Pandey

In collection: Notation and conventions

This is a proposal to encode the Bengali Ganda mark as part of the Bengali script in the Basic Multilingual Plane (BMP) of the Universal Character Set (UCS) (ISO/IEC 10646). The...

URL: https://www.unicode.org/L2/L2007/07192r-bengali-ganda.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/ProposaltoEncodetheGandaCurrencyMarkforBengali

Investigations of Game of Life cellular automata rules on Penrose Tilings : lifetime and ash statistics

Article by Owens, Nick and Stepney, Susan

In collection: Probability and statistics

URL: https://www-users.cs.york.ac.uk/susan/bib/ss/nonstd/auto08b.pdf

Entry: http://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/Owens

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