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Monthly Archives:October 2020
The events recounted here happened in January 2020. The program described has been suspended during the COVID crisis. Perhaps there will be no need for it when the crisis is over. Nadia looked at me with big brown eyes and …Continue reading
Reflecting on mathematics as the art of giving the same name to different things (Part 2): Averages finite and continuous
by Bill Rosenthal, Queens, NY; Whitney Johnson, Morgan State University; Daniel Chazan, University of Maryland The July 15 blog post by Dan Chazan and two colleagues referred to Poincaré’s enigmatic remark: “Mathematics is the art of giving the same name …Continue reading