Alexanderson, Gerald L.
Overview
Works:  36 works in 215 publications in 2 languages and 9,368 library holdings 

Genres:  Biography Interviews History Miscellanea Portraits Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles:  Author, Editor, Other 
Classifications:  QA28, B 
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Most widely held works about
Gerald L Alexanderson
 Mathematical Association of America records by Mathematical Association of America( )
Most widely held works by
Gerald L Alexanderson
Mathematical people : profiles and interviews by
Donald J Albers(
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26 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews and profiles of mathematicians, teachers, and friends of mathematics provide an insight into the motives, philosophies, and talents that drive the creative process of mathematics
26 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews and profiles of mathematicians, teachers, and friends of mathematics provide an insight into the motives, philosophies, and talents that drive the creative process of mathematics
More mathematical people : contemporary conversations by
Donald J Albers(
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12 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition problems and solutions : 19651984(
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18 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Putnam Competition has since 1928 been providing a challenge to gifted college mathematics students. This book, the second of the Putnam Competition volumes, contains problems with their solutions for the years 19651984. Additional solutions are presented for many of the problems. Included is an essay on recollections of the first Putnam Exam by Herbert Robbins, as well as appendices listing the winning teams and students from 1965 through 1984. This volume offers the problem solver an enticing sample of challenging problems and their solutions. In 1980, the MAA published the first William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition book, covering the contest from 1938 to 1964. In 2002 the third of the Putnam problem books appeared, covering the years 1985 through 2000. All three of these books belong on the bookshelf of students, teachers, and all interested in problem solving
18 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Putnam Competition has since 1928 been providing a challenge to gifted college mathematics students. This book, the second of the Putnam Competition volumes, contains problems with their solutions for the years 19651984. Additional solutions are presented for many of the problems. Included is an essay on recollections of the first Putnam Exam by Herbert Robbins, as well as appendices listing the winning teams and students from 1965 through 1984. This volume offers the problem solver an enticing sample of challenging problems and their solutions. In 1980, the MAA published the first William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition book, covering the contest from 1938 to 1964. In 2002 the third of the Putnam problem books appeared, covering the years 1985 through 2000. All three of these books belong on the bookshelf of students, teachers, and all interested in problem solving
Lion hunting & other mathematical pursuits : a collection of mathematics, verse, and stories by
Ralph P Boas(
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10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pólya picture album : encounters of a mathematician by
George Plya(
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12 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A first undergraduate course in abstract algebra by
Abraham P Hillman(
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12 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fascinating mathematical people : interviews and memoirs by
Donald J Albers(
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11 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fascinating Mathematical People is a collection of informal interviews and memoirs of sixteen prominent members of the mathematical community of the twentieth century, many still active. The candid portraits collected here demonstrate that while these men and women vary widely in terms of their backgrounds, life stories, and worldviews, they all share a deep and abiding sense of wonder about mathematics. Featured herein their own wordsare major research mathematicians whose cuttingedge discoveries have advanced the frontiers of the field, such as Lars Ahlfors, Mary Cartwright, Dusa McDuff
11 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fascinating Mathematical People is a collection of informal interviews and memoirs of sixteen prominent members of the mathematical community of the twentieth century, many still active. The candid portraits collected here demonstrate that while these men and women vary widely in terms of their backgrounds, life stories, and worldviews, they all share a deep and abiding sense of wonder about mathematics. Featured herein their own wordsare major research mathematicians whose cuttingedge discoveries have advanced the frontiers of the field, such as Lars Ahlfors, Mary Cartwright, Dusa McDuff
The random walks of George Pólya by
Gerald L Alexanderson(
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6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
International mathematical congresses : an illustrated history, 18931986 by
Donald J Albers(
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27 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
27 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expeditions in mathematics(
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2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of lectures, aimed at high school students and presented by prominent mathematicians as part of the Bay Area Mathematical Adventures program.[Source inconnue]
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of lectures, aimed at high school students and presented by prominent mathematicians as part of the Bay Area Mathematical Adventures program.[Source inconnue]
Mathematical adventures for students and amateurs(
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1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Functional trigonometry; a treatment of trigonometry integrated with vectors, complex numbers, and analytic geometry by
Abraham P Hillman(
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17 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
17 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Harmony of the world : 75 years of Mathematics magazine by
Gerald L Alexanderson(
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13 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discrete and combinatorial mathematics by
Abraham P Hillman(
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7 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algebra through problem solving by
Abraham P Hillman(
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7 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abstract algebra : a first undergraduate course by
Abraham P Hillman(
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7 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algebra and trigonometry; a treatment of algebra and trigonometry integrated with vectors, complex numbers, and elementary
functions by
Abraham P Hillman(
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4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Santa Clara silver anniversary contest book : problems and solutions of the University of Santa Clara High School mathematics
contests(
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1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
International mathematical congresses : [ICM]; an illustrated history 1893  1986; including ICM 1986 by
Donald J Albers(
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2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sūgakujin gunzō(
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2 editions published in 1987 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1987 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Related Identities
 Albers, Donald J. 1941 Other Author Editor
 Mathematical Association of America
 Ross, Peter 1940 Editor
 Reid, Constance Other Editor
 Hillman, Abraham P. Author
 Pólya, George 18871985 Author
 Hayes, David F.
 Shubin, Tatiana
 Klosinski, Leonard F. Editor
 Larson, Loren C. 1937 Editor
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Alder, Henry L Alexanderson, Gerald L Algebra Algebra, Abstract American Mathematical Society Bernstein, Dorothy Lewis, Combinatorial analysis Computer scienceMathematics Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences Functions Halmos, Paul R.(Paul Richard), Hungary International Congress of Mathematicians Mathematical Association of America.Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Mathematicians Mathematics MathematicsCompetitions MathematicsCongresses MathematicsExaminations, questions, etc MathematicsPeriodicals MathematicsStudy and teaching Moulton, Elton James, Newsom, Carroll V.(Carroll Vincent), Pollak, Henry Pólya, George, Porter, Gerald J Rosenberg, Alex, Ross, Kenneth A Schattschneider, Doris Seebach, J. Arthur Siegel, Martha J Slaught, H. E.(Herbert Ellsworth), Trigonometry United States Willcox, Alfred B., William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition Zorn, Paul,