Mathematics and Computer Education

International journal providing evaluation and distribution of articles on mathematics and computer education.

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 1, Winter

Adobe Acrobat 4.0
ADOBE ACROBAT 4.0 Published by: Adobe Systems Incorporated P.O. Box 34005 Seattle, WA 98124-9860 HYPERLINK http://www.adobe.com http://www.adobe.com Phone: 800-685-3652 Price: $249 Several times when I have e-mailed important departmental documents,...
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Cliffs Studyware for the GRE
CLIFFS STUDYWARE FOR THE GRE Published by: Cliffs Notes, Inc. P.O. Box 80728 Lincoln, NE 68501-0728 Price: $19.95 Many colleges and universities, including my own institution, require that students interested in attending graduate school first take the...
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Contemporary Abstract Algebra (Fourth Edition)
CONTEMPORARY ABSTRACT ALGEBRA (FOURTH EDITION) by Joseph A. Gallian Houghton Mifflin, 1998, 583 pp. "Dear Sir or Madam, will you read my book, it took me years to write, will you take a look?" is a line from the song Paperback Writer. by John Lennon...
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Database Processing Fundamentals, Design, and Implementation (Sixth Edition)
DATABASE PROCESSING FUNDAMENTALS, DESIGN, AND IMPLEMENTATION (SIXTH EDITION) by David M. Kroenke Prentice Hall, Inc., 1998, 523 pp. This text presents the fundamentals of database modeling without reliance on any specific software application or computer...
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Elementary Functions: Algorithms and Implementation
ELEMENTARY FUNCTIONS: ALGORITHMS AND IMPLEMENTATION by Jean-Michel Muller Birkhouser, 1997, 204 pp. This book is intended for practitioners and advanced undergraduates or graduate students interested in techniques for using algorithms to approximate...
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Learn! Microsoft Windows 98: Advanced Internet & E-Mail
LEARN! MICROSOFT WINDOWS 98: ADVANCED INTERNET & E-MAIL A videotape from WinStruct: The Software Guys Boston, NIA. Order line 800-242-4842 URL http://www.winstruct.com Approximately 66 minutes No matter how much we use a product, there are always...
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Optimization and Computational Logic
OPTIMIZATION AND COMPUTATIONAL LOGIC by Ken McAloon and Carol Tretkoff, Wiley & Sons, 1996 This text provides an excellent computational hands-on approach to optimization, logic, and their uses in decision-making. The authors use realworld problems...
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Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams (Second Edition)
PEOPLEWARE: PRODUCTIVE PROJECTS AND TEAMS (SECOND EDITION) by Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister Dorset House Publishing, New York, NY, 1999, 264 pp. When reading this material by DeMarco and Lister, one wonders when management will overcome their collective...
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Surviving the Top Ten Challenges of Software Testing: A People-Oriented Approach
SURVIVING THE TOP TEN CHALLENGES OF SOFTWARE TESTING: A PEOPLE-ORIENTED APPROACH by William E. Perry and Randall W. Rice Dorset House Publishing, New York, NY, 1997, 216 pp. As software projects have grown in size and scope, the number of ways a single...
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The Importance of Being Fuzzy: And Other Insights from the Border between Math and Computers
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING FUZZY: AND OTHER INSIGHTS FROM THE BORDER BETWEEN MATH AND COMPUTERS By Arturo Sangalli Princeton University Press, 1998, 173 pp. The Importance of Being Fuzzy is a masterful, popular account of three of the hottest areas of the...
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The Whole Truth-And Nothing but the Truth: Workshops for Mathematics Mastery
INTRODUCTION As long ago as 1975 Dr. Philip Uri Treisman created a successful mathematics workshop program designed to improve the performance of minority students in calculus. Students enrolled in such a program, then and now, spend additional time...
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