African Fractals

Author: Ron Eglash
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813526140
Size: 16.38 MB
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Drawing on interviews with African designers, artists, and scientists, Ron Eglash investigates fractals in African architecture, traditional hairstyling, textiles, sculpture, painting, carving, metalwork, religion, games, practical craft, ...

African Fractals

Author: Ron Eglash
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780813526133
Size: 41.41 MB
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Drawing on interviews with African designers, artists, and scientists, Ron Eglash investigates fractals in African architecture, traditional hairstyling, textiles, sculpture, painting, carving, metalwork, religion, games, practical craft, ...

Africa Counts

Author: Claudia Zaslavsky
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613741154
Size: 77.37 MB
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An invaluable resource for students, teachers, and others interested in African cultures and multiculturalism, this third edition is updated with an introduction covering two decades of new research in the ethnomathematics of Africa.

African Mathematics

Author: Abdul Karim Bangura
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761853480
Size: 13.14 MB
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This comprehensive text on African Mathematics addresses some of the problematic issues in the field, such as attitudes, curriculum development, educational change, academic achievement, standardized and other tests, performance factors, ...

Appropriating Technology

Author: Ron Eglash
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816634279
Size: 45.95 MB
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This is the first study of how such "outsiders" reinvent consumer products-often in ways that embody critique, resistance, or outright revolt.Contributors: Richard M. Benjamin, Miami U; Hank Bromley, SUNY, Buffalo; Massimiano Bucchi, U of ...

Math Is A Verb

Author: James Barta
Publisher: National
ISBN: 9780873537070
Size: 29.89 MB
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This book is a guide for teachers who would like to enhance their mathematics instruction by integrating it with examples and activities from cultures throughout the world.

The Green Book Of Mathematical Problems

Author: Kenneth Hardy
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486169456
Size: 19.90 MB
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Rich selection of 100 practice problems — with hints and solutions — for students preparing for the William Lowell Putnam and other undergraduate-level mathematical competitions.

Design And Analysis Of Modern Tracking Systems

Author: Samuel S. Blackman
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
ISBN: 9781580530064
Size: 17.25 MB
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The text provides evaluations of sensor management, kinematic and attribute data processing, data association, situation assessment, and modern tracking and data fusion methods as applied in both military and non-military arenas.

Sona Geometry From Angola

Author: Paulus Gerdes
Publisher: Polimetrica s.a.s.
ISBN: 8876990550
Size: 72.21 MB
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"This volume provides readers with a glimpse into Paulus Gerdes's seminal work on the mathematics of an African tradition - 'sona' geometry, a drawing and narrative tradition from Angola with embedded mathematical ideas.

To Infinity And Beyond

Author: Eli Maor
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691025117
Size: 45.62 MB
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"Maor explores the idea of infinity in mathematics and in art and argues that this is the point of contact between the two, best exemplified by the work of the Dutch artist M. C. Escher, six of whose works are shown here in beautiful color ...