Mathematics: People, Problems, Results, Volume 3

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Douglas M. Campbell, John C. Higgins
Thomson Higher Education, 1984 - Mathematics - 292 pages
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Contents

part one Computers
1
The Language of Computers Lord Bowden
2
Infinite Loops in Computer Programs Arthur Charlesworth
15
Social Processes and Proofs of Theorems and Programs Richard A De Millo Richard J Lipton and Alan J Perlis
24
Computer Science and Mathematics Donald E Knuth
37
Coping with Hard Problems Gina Bari Kolata
48
The Computer Versus Kepler Owen Gingerich
52
Some Moral and Technical Consequences of Automation Norbert Wiener
59
Statistics Sports and Some Other Things Robert Hooke
148
Statistics Moliere and Henry Adams William Kruskal
155
Deciding Authorship Frederick Mosteller and David L Wallace
164
The Size of Things Herbert A Simon
173
Mathematicians in Industrythe First 75 Years Thornton C
179
Purity in Applications Tim Poston
188
Applied Mathematics Is Bad Mathematics Paul R Halmos
193
Early Years of the Mathematics Program at ONR Mina Rees
201

Some Moral and Technical Consequences of AutomationA Refutation Arthur L Samuel
66
part two Mathematics in Art and Nature
69
Beauty in Mathematics Francois Le Lionnais
71
Architecture and the Mathematical Spirit Le Corbusier
89
Mathematics and Music Henri Martin
99
Does Pure Mathematics Have a Relation to the Sciences? Felix E Browder
104
The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences Eugene P Wigner
116
Nonanalytic Aspects of Mathematics and Their Implication for Research and Education Philip J Davis and James A Anderson
126
Mathematics and Population Nathan Keyfitz
141
part three Counting Guessing Using
147
part four Sociology and Education
207
Where and Why Elizabeth Fennema
209
Rigor Versus Intuition in Mathematics John G Kemeny
222
Some Social Characteristics of Mathematicians and Their Work Charles S Fisher
230
Mathematics as Propaganda Neal Koblitz
248
Can We Make Mathematics Intelligible? R P Boas
255
The Nature of Current Mathematical Research Morris Kline
261
Two Reviews of Why the Professor Cant Teach Harry Pollard and Peter Hilton
274
How to Teach a Robot Marvin Minsky
284
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