by Terrence Bisson | Aug 22, 2012 | Math Articles, Research Topics

Polynomial equations and convex polytopes, by Bernd Sturmfels, in American Mathematical Montly, vol. 105, no. 10 (December 1998), 907-922. Like a polyhedron, a polytope has flat sides but possibly in higher dimensions; a convex polytope can be described by linear...
by Terrence Bisson | Aug 22, 2012 | Math Articles

The modular tree of Pythagoras, by Roger C. Alperin, in American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 112, no. 9 (November 2005), 807-816.
by Terrence Bisson | Aug 22, 2012 | Math Articles

An article by one of the great mathematicians of our time: Mathematics in the 20th century, by Sir Michael Atiyah, in American Mathematical Monthly, vol. 108, no. 7 (August-September 2001), 654-666.
by Terrence Bisson | Aug 20, 2012 | Math Articles

A note on the history of the Cantor set and Cantor function, by Julian Fleron, in Mathematics Magazine, vol. 67 no. 2 (April 1994), 136-140.
by Terrence Bisson | Aug 20, 2012 | Math Articles

The group of primitive Pythagorean triangles, by Ernest J. Eckert, in Mathematics Magazine, vol. 57, no. 1 (January 1984), 22-26. This nice article describes a way to think about triples of integers (a,b,c) where (that’s in TeX, by the...