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書名 Martin Gardner in the twenty-first century / edited by Michael Henle and Brian Hopkins
出版項 [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of America, 2012
國際標準書號 9780883859131
0883859130
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 數學所圖書室  QA95 M364 2012    在架上    30340200541856
 數學所圖書室  QA95 M364 2012 c.2  在架上    30340200539744
說明 xiii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
[Pt.] I. Geometry. The asymmetric propeller / Martin Gardner -- The asymmetric propeller revisited / Gillian Saenz, Christopher Jackson, and Ryan Crumley -- Bracing regular polygons as we race into the future / Greg W. Frederickson -- A platonic sextet for strings / Karl Schaffer -- Prince Rupert's rectangles / Richard P. Jerrard and John E. Wetzel -- [pt.] II. Number theory and graph theory. Transcendentals and early birds / Martin Gardner -- Squaring, cubing, and cube rooting / Arthur T. Benjamin -- Carryless arithmetic mod 10 / David Applegate, Marc LeBrun, and N.J.A. Sloane -- Mad tea party cyclic partitions / Robert Bekes, Jean Pedersen, and Bin Sha -- The continuing saga of snarks / sarah-marie belcastro -- The map-coloring game / Tomasz Bartnicki [and others] -- [pt.] III. Flexagons and Catalan numbers. It's okay to be square if you're a flexagon / Ethan J. Berkove and Jeffrey P. Dumont -- The V-flex, triangle orientation, and Catalan numbers in hexaflexagons / Ionut E. Iacob, T. Bruce McLean, and Hua Wang -- From hexaflexagons to edge flexagons to point flexagons / Les Pook -- Flexagons lead to a Catalan number identity / David Callan -- Convergence of a Catalan series / Thomas Koshy and Z. Gao -- [pt.] IV. Making things fit. L-tromino tiling of mutilated chessboards / Martin Gardner -- Polyomino dissections / Tiina Hohn and Andy Liu -- Squaring the plane / Frederick V. Henle and James M. Henle -- Magic knight's tours / John Beasley -- Some new results on magic hexagrams / Martin Gardner -- Finding all solutions to the magic hexagram / Alexander Karabegov and Jason Holland -- Triangular numbers, Gaussian integers, and KenKen / John J. Watkins -- [pt.] V. Further puzzles and games. Cups and downs / Ian Stewart -- 30 years of Bulgarian solitaire / Brian Hopkins -- Congo bongo / Hsin-Po Wang -- Sam Loyd's courier problem with Diophantus, Pythagoras, and Martin Gardner / Owen O'Shea -- Retrolife and the pawns neighbors / Yossi Elran -- RATWYT / Aviezri Fraenkel -- [pt.] VI. Cards and probability. Modeling mathematics with playing cards / Martin Gardner -- The probability an amazing card trick is dull / Christopher N. Swanson -- The Monty Hall problem, reconsidered / Stephen Lucas, Jason Rosenhouse, and Andrew Schepler -- The secretary problem from the applicant's point of view / Darren Glass -- Lake Wobegon dice / Jorge Moraleda and David G. Stork -- Martin Gardner's mistake / Tanya Khovanova -- [pt.] VII. Other aspects of Martin Gardner. Against the odds / Martin Gardner -- A modular miracle / John Stillwell -- The golden ratio : a contrary viewpoint / Clement Falbo -- Review of The mysterious Mr. Ammann by Marjorie Senechal / Philip Straffin -- Review of PopCo by Scarlett Thomas / Martin Gardner -- Superstrings and Thelma / Martin Gardner
"This book collects articles Gardner wrote for the MAA in the twenty-first century, together with other articles the MAA published from 1999 to 2012 that spring from and comment on his work."--Page 4 of cover
主題 Mathematical recreations
Gardner, Martin, 1914-2010
Alt Author Henle, Michael
Hopkins, Brian
Mathematical Association of America
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