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The joy of mathematics : a conversation with Ian Stewart / Open Agenda Publishing.

Publication:
[Toronto, Ontario] : Open Agenda Publishing, [2013]
Series:
Ideas Roadshow
Format/Description:
Video
1 streaming video file (1 hr., 6 min.).
Subjects:
Mathematics -- Social aspects.
Mathematicians.
Form/Genre:
Streaming videos.
Electronic books.
Internet videos.
Interviews (Sound recordings)
Language:
Closed captioned.
System Details:
digital
streaming video file
Summary:
Ian Stewart, mathematician and highly prolific writer, strongly disagrees with the common view that mathematics is uninteresting, and believes that much of its bad popular reputation is simply based upon a lack of understanding as to what it's really all about.
Contents:
Conversation stoppers and mathematical trauma
Teaching mathematics
False romanticism
Symmetry and animals
Colouring networks and trotting horses
How to get unstuck and other good advice
Gender imbalance and Portuguese mysteries
Mathematics everywhere.
Participant:
Host, Howard Burton.
Credits:
Editor, Andrew Niblo ; music, Shafton Thomas.
Notes:
Includes MP3 podcast of conversation.
Contributor:
Stewart, Ian, 1945- interviewee.
Burton, Howard, 1965- interviewer.
Niblo, Andrew, editor.
Thomas, Shafton, musician.
Open Agenda Publishing, publisher.
OCLC:
892845837
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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