M.C. Escher: Circle Limit III
MAT 118: Mathematical Thinking
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- Course Description, including textbook,
grading policy, and other administrative foo-foo.
A PDF version is available, too.
This looks prettier, but requires
Reader or other software.
- Estimated schedule of lectures and
homework assignments, as of Thursday, 15 May 2003.
- Some web links you might find interesting or useful, related to
- A number of
Java Applets that go along with our text. Many of these are also
on the course schedule page when we
cover the related topic.
- Are we
using the worst voting procedure?, an article in
Science News from
November, 2002. There are a number of links and references to other
voting-related resources at the bottom.
- Two articles on voting by mathematician Don Saari:
A Fourth-Grade Experience on his experience "teaching"
voting issues to a class of fourth graders, and
The Symmetry and Complexity of Elections, discussing
Borda's method, Condorcet winners, and Arrow's theorem.
- A Java Applet which demonstrates
log(MN) = log(M) + log(N).
- Ask Dr. Math's
FAQ on loans and interest. There are additional links at the
end of the document.
- Bunches of financial information from
intended for consumers. Contains current rates, various financial
calculators, and articles with advice and definitions. (Also full of
ads. Oh well.)
- Several links
Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma and fractals.
regular tilings, the
semi-regular tilings, and the
demi-regular (or polymorph) tilings, as well as other
Solids from MathWorld, and
lots of pages about
More stuff will arrive here when there is more to put here. Until then, this
page will remain the same, unless it changes. (I last made a change
on Sunday, 27 April 2003, or thereabouts. )