WorldCat Identities

Davis, Chandler

Overview
Works: 37 works in 78 publications in 3 languages and 1,014 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Nonfiction films  Animated films  Short films  History  Science fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Honoree
Classifications: QA446, 516
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The Geometric vein : the Coxeter festschrift by Chandler Davis( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and German and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coxeter legacy : reflections and projections( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays on the legacy of mathematician Donald Coxeter is a mixture of surveys, updates, history, storytelling and personal memories covering both applied and abstract maths. Subjects include: polytopes, Coxeter groups, equivelar polyhedra, Ceva's theorum, and Coxeter and the artists
The shape of content : creative writing in mathematics and science by Chandler Davis( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is a collection of creative pieces--poems, short stories, essays, play excerpts--that give shape to mathematical and scientific content. It portrays by example how various people work creatively with ideas from mathematics and other sciences."--Jacket
The college geometry project( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 12 films developed between 1965 and 1971 at the University of Minnesota which explain a broad range of topics
It walks in beauty : selected prose of Chandler Davis by Chandler Davis( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calculus film project( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This series of fourteen animated films was produced by the Calculus Film Project of the Mathematical Association of America in the late 1960's... The concept content and presentation provided by these films continues to demonstrate its value for first year calculus students." (from accompanying booklet)
MAA calculus films( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. 2 (ca. 52 min.). Presents Newton's method as representative of an iterative procedure; defines the definite integral using Riemann sums; demonstrates the fundamental theorem of calculus, showing the functions F(x) and f(x) graphed simultaneously on separate sets of axes to illustrate that F'(x) = f(x); defines area in terms of the calculus. Pt. 3 (ca. 53 min.). Discusses areas under curves with emphasis on the graphs of continuous and monotone functions; illustrates the definite integral by the method of upper and lower sums; explains that the volume of an urn-like solid can be expressed with a definite integral; explains that the volume of a torus can be expressed as a definite integral using the shell method
Science for good or ill by Chandler Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having come this far by Chandler Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linear programming and computers by Chandler Davis( Book )

4 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special issue dedicated to Chandler Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keeping in mind the McCarthy era at the University of Michigan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about three faculty members--Clement Markert, Mark Nickerson, and Chandler Davis--forced to leave the University of Michigan because of alleged affiliations with the Communist Party
Bridge-building of the sixth engineers by Chandler Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse fonctionnelle et approximation des fonctions. Sommaire de conférences tenues à l'Université Laval, aoút 1965 by Chandler Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special issue dedicated to Chandler Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keeping in mind : interview of Chandler Davis by Chandler Davis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Science for good or ill by Chandler Davis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The rotation of eigenvectors by a perturbation-III by Chandler Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dance of the shells( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Entrant in the Dance Films Association's 31st annual Dance on Camera Festival 2003. Videodance work
The rotation of eigenvectors by a perturbation by Chandler Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The Coxeter legacy : reflections and projections
Alternative Names
Chan Davis

Chandler Davis Canadian mathematician and writer

Davis, C.

Davis, Horace Chandler 1926-

Languages
English (68)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
The shape of content : creative writing in mathematics and scienceIt walks in beauty : selected prose of Chandler Davis