The Art and Science of Mathematics
W 4-5, Spring 2012
Course outline for Spring 2012.
You have an assignment.
Note: there is now an
for this course,
which contains some handouts.
Possible ideas for presentations
- An article about
lottery scratch games.
- Professor Lim discussed some ideas in social networks,
in the class on February 29.
- Some other ideas: chaos theory, fractals, game theory
(including the prisoners' dilemma), the history of math.
You can research all of these online.
- Computational simulations (for example, the behaviour of a double pendulum).
- The textbook also has plenty of topics, and you could present something
Chjan Lim's homepage.
John Mitchell's homepage.
Mathematics Course Materials.