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

Publication:
[Toronto, Ontario] : Open Agenda Publishing, [2013] , ©2013
Series:
Ideas Roadshow
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (66 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Stewart, Ian, 1945- -- Interviews.
Mathematics -- Social aspects.
Mathematicians.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Interviews.
System Details:
DVD-R, NTSC, Region 1.
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:
Videodisc release of the documentary motion picture produced in 2013.
Aspect ratio 16:9.
Contributor:
Stewart, Ian, 1945- interviewee.
Burton, Howard, 1965- interviewer.
Niblo, Andrew, editor.
Thomas, Shafton, musician.
Open Agenda Publishing, publisher.
OCLC:
919155662
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