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# Topic: Net (mathematics)

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 Net (mathematics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In topology and related areas of mathematics a net or Moore-Smith sequence is a generalization of a sequence, intended to unify the various notions of limit and generalize them to arbitrary topological spaces. Nets generalize this concept by weakening the order relation on the index set to that of a directed set. This may be useful to guide the intuition since the notion of limit of a net is very similar to that of limit of a sequence, which is widely used in the theory of metric spaces. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Net_(mathematics)   (1048 words)

 Net (mathematics) - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06) This article is about its meaning in topology, where the concept of a net is a generalization of that of a sequence, intended to unify the various notions of limit and generalize them to arbitrary topological spaces. If φ is a net on X based on directed set D and A is a subset of X, then φ is frequently in A if for every α in D there is a β in D greater than or equal to α so that φ(β) is in A. In general, a net in a space X can have more that one limit, but if X is a Hausdorff space, the limit of a net, if it exists, is unique. encyclopedia.learnthis.info /n/ne/net__mathematics_.html   (853 words)

 Net - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Look up net in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A net, in its primary meaning, comprises fibers woven in a grid-like structure, as in fishing nets, butterfly nets, cricket nets, or nets used in sporting goals in games such as such as soccer, basketball and ice hockey. This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Net   (152 words)

 Mathematics News Mathematics News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms The Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms focuses on applicable, discrete mathematics where the... Re "A Formula for Failure in L.A. Schools," Jan. 30 Algebra is the language of mathematics, science and engineering - but using it as a make-or-break gauge for high school graduation is ridiculous. www.topix.net /science/mathematics   (647 words)

 digitalFilament.net / wetware / mathematics / Mathmeticians He wrote extensively on mathematics and developed formulas for the volume and surface area of a sphere, and a way to calculate the circumference of a circle. Much of the work is of the nature of a textbook based on work by earlier writers, but the completeness of the work made it one of the most influential mathematical works of all time. He also is responsible for much mathematical notation that is now common, including Σ for summation, e for the base of the natural logarithms, ƒ() for functions, π; for circumference of a circle of diameter 1, and i for √-1. digitalfilament.net /wetware/math/mathmeticians.shtml   (1162 words)

 GameDev.net - Book Details - Mathematics for Game Developers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06) Mathematics for Game Developers is just that—a math book designed specifically for the game developer, not the mathematician. The author introduces the major branches of mathematics that are essential for game development, and demonstrates the applications of these concepts to game programming. Mathematics for Game Developers is a useful book for elderly game programmers such as myself who find that they need a refresher for their math skills. www.gamedev.net /columns/books/bookdetails.asp?productid=405   (907 words)

 ICEVI Educator - July-2004 This section deals with the methods used for teaching mathematics in general and teaching the subject to visually impaired children in particular. This section also discusses methods of preparing mathematics texts, the learning characteristics of visually impaired children, and evaluation procedures in mathematics. The ON-NET organized a "master trainers workshop" for teachers and teacher trainers from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam at Ratchasuda College, Mahidol University, Thailand from 22 April to 7 May 2004. www.icevi.org /publications/educator/July_04/article22.htm   (327 words)

 ICEVI Educator - January-2004 ICEVI and the Overbrook-Nippon Network on Educational Technology (ON-NET) have begun development of a mathematical package for teaching secondary level mathematics to visually impaired children. This section also enumerates the methods of preparing mathematics text material, learning characteristics of visually impaired children, and evaluation procedures in mathematics. The ON-NET is organizing a "master trainer workshop" for teachers and teacher trainers from eight countries in Southeast Asia at its regional center at Ratchasuda College, Mahidol University, Thailand from 16 February to 3 March 2003. www.icevi.org /publications/educator/January_04/article13.htm   (357 words)

 The Ultimate Net Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference A device made by fibers woven in a grid-like structure, like fishing net, the goal in soccer and the court divider in tennis. In mathematics, "net" is a concept in topology that generalizes sequences and allows unification of various notions of limit. In solid geometry, the net of a polyhedron is a 2-dimensional arrangement of polygons from which a polyhedron can be folded. www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/Net   (169 words)

 Internet Public Library: Mathematics This is primarily an archive of K-12 student mathematical questions and answers answered by a group of students, instructors and mathematicians. This is a set of rather in-depth mathematics tutorials, written at the upper-college level. In Edward Zobel's Zona Land, "you will find educational and entertaining items pertaining to physics, to the mathematical sciences, and to mathematics in general." The site uses Java programming, Ray Tracing and VRML (a virtual reality language) to provide tools and lessons that help students for students grasp major concepts in algebra, geometry, and physics. www.ipl.org /div/subject/browse/sci40.00.00   (1459 words)

 MathForge.net--Power Tools for Online Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06) Commons Math is an open source Java library of lightweight, self-contained mathematics and statistics components. Omninerd has done a mathematical analysis of the economic advantages hybrid cars offer. I am the Mathematics Editor with a new Internet start-up called Zenome. The idea behind Zenome is to build collaborative, highly functional, Web Communities, representing the combined knowledge and experience of its members. mathforge.net   (1745 words)

 Apollonius.Net - Galactic Mathematics In fact, all of the Hindu Ages and what-not fit perfectly into this mathematical system, indicating a highly skilled mathematical civilization in æons long forgotten. This entire mathematical structure can be applied to all the other planets in this Solar System, as well as the Sun, the Moon and the Planet X Nibiru. And as far as where we are in the Buddhist cycle of 64 (NB: akin to the Mayan number!), it wouldn't be too far off the mark to suggest that we're possibly on the brink of a Buddhist "destruction by wind". www.apollonius.net /galactic-math.html   (2403 words)

 IMNET While a quantitative understanding and predictive mathematical modeling of these complexities on the level of organisms is acknowledged to be a very long-range goal, there are opportunities for more modest but still fundamental steps. The immediate goal of this workshop is to begin a dialogue between mathematicians with expertise in the dynamics of delay differential equations and control theory, and biologists with expertise in the mechanisms in signal transduction/gene regulatory networks. The mathematical formulation of these inverse problems leads to parameter identification in systems of partial differential equations, for whose solution appropriate regularization methods should be developed. maja.iwr.uni-heidelberg.de /imnet   (4250 words)

 Mathtools.net : Java/Mathematics JavaMath is free software to enable mathematical programs in Java to use the computational capabilities of existing compute engines. This is the gallery of mathematical images at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Loughborough University. The goal of the Northwestern University Experimental Mathematics Program is to make scientific modeling accessible to a broad segment of the population. www.mathtools.net /Java/Mathematics   (2162 words)

 Skyline College Science Mathematics Technology Faculty I earned a B.A. in mathematics from UC, Santa Cruz and an M.A. in mathematics from San Francisco State University. She became a member of the adjunct faculty of Skyline College in 1981 and became a full-time faculty member in 1989. He has been instrumental in implementing the reform calculus sequence at Skyline, and delights in the interplay between physics and mathematics. smccd.net /accounts/skyline/smt/faculty1.html   (1290 words)

 Mathematics, Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) CESAME Support Site for Investigations is a comprehensive K-5 mathematics curriculum project which supports teachers who are implementing investigations in number, data and space in their classrooms. There is a discussion area where you can share your ideas, games which name one or two major mathematical topics for each, and resources for mathematical learning. Classroom Compass is a collection of activities, and resources for teachers to improve instruction in science and mathematics. wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov /cfapps/free/displaysubject.cfm?sid=6   (986 words)

 A Catalog of Mathematics Resources on WWW and the Internet University of Cambridge, England - Faculty of Mathematics. Mathematics, Science and Technology Education - from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. CTI Mathematics -- Computers in Teaching Initiative - Mathematics from Birmingham, U.K. Mathematics Exploration I -- a series of math class projects based on NASA space activities. mthwww.uwc.edu /wwwmahes/files/math01.htm   (2123 words)

 Math Links In your solitude go to this Mathematics Museum in Japan; they greet you with a badly performed and loud midi music but they give you very stable solitary waves in a solution of the Soliton equations. The birthplaces of famous mathematicians are shown at the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive. At the History of Mathematics Links, you can find sites relating to individual mathematicians such as Eratosthenes of Cyrene, Sir James Ivory, or Mahler, the mathematician Kurt, not the musician Gustav. www.mcs.csuhayward.edu /~malek/Mathlinks/Mathlinks.html   (1128 words)

 Extreme Optimization Mathematics Library for .NET released The Extreme Optimization Mathematics Library for.NET includes classes for complex numbers, polynomials, curve fitting, solving equations, numerical integration and differentiation, vectors, matrices, matrix decompositions, and various special functions. The objects in the library correspond to the concepts used to model mathematical problems. The Extreme Optimization Mathematics Library for.NET is available for purchase from \$495 for a single developer license. www.theserverside.net /news/thread.tss?thread_id=32400   (1121 words)

 old.Technocrat.net | Mathematics of Origami   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06) A Mathematical Theory of Origami Numbers and Constructions by Roger Alperin. A (very slightly) deeper delve yielded these pages (which contain a plethora of worthwhile and timewasting info and links). Of interest to those with very little interest in mathematics itself, in Jan 2002 Britney Gallivan, a high-school student (she is pictured here just before the 12th fold) managed to fold a piece of paper in 'half' twelve times, dispelling the popular myth that you can't fold ANYTHING in half more than seven times. technocrat.net /article.pl?sid=04/09/03/1636241&mode=thread   (353 words)

 British Library Net Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society and European Journal of Applied Mathematics - authoritative journals from Cambridge University Press Mathematics Publications - full text articles from the University of Illinois New York Journal of Mathematics - the first general mathematics journal on the Internet, refereed by mathematicians at top North American universities www.britishlibrary.net /maths.html   (304 words)

 Mathematics Department :: San Diego City Schools The Mathematics Department's goal is to improve K-12 students' mathematics achievement through the delivery of high quality instruction. Holding high expectations for students and providing experiences for students to reason, solve problems, apply mathematical knowledge and compute. Developing a professional community across the district to improve instructional practice built on inquiry and collaboration. www.sandi.net /depts/math   (207 words)

 Crank Dot Net | mathematics It is mathematically MINUS as in the operation, but that it exists shows that it is positive. This should suffice to not teach them or their variants to future mathematicians, physicists, and engineers in high school and beyond, or to use them as the mathematical definitions in the latest dictionaries, as is now done. This erection of higher and higher barriers to the comprehension of scientific affairs is a threat to an essential characteristic of science, its openness to outside examination and appraisal. www.crank.net /maths.html   (5682 words)

 Macsi-net Web Site - Home Page A NETWORK WITH ACADEMIC AS WELL AS INDUSTRIAL NODES, IS DEVOTED TO PROMOTE THE USE OF MATHEMATICAL MODELS, COMPUTING AND SIMULATION IN INDUSTRY. TO THIS END IT ORGANISES ACTIVITIES (MEETINGS, WORKSHOPS, ETC) TO INCREASE AWARENESS IN BOTH ACADEMIA AND INDUSTRY OF THE POTENTIAL OF MATHEMATICS AND SIMULATION, AND ALSO TO STIMULATE COOPERATION. MACSI-net, a European Network of Excellence to further interaction of mathematics and industry in Europe www.macsinet.org   (67 words)

 Mathematics Students who are anxious, bored, fearful, or who simply believe that mathematics is unimportant, are likely to avoid the study of math. While much has been written about the decline of mathematics scores on the Scholastic Aptitude Test and a general weakness in mathematics instruction, setting higher standards and other reform measures have not had an appreciable effect. Clearly, research about attitudes toward mathematics are important in achievement and math anxiety. www.rapidintellect.com /AEQweb/4sumath.htm   (277 words)

 Ars Mathematica The first few pages of the article are fairly elementary (and full of intriguing pictures), before the K theory takes over. I’ve come across an interesting weblog devoted to the philosophy of mathematics: Philosophy of Real Mathematics, by David Corfield. Mathematical skills and aptitude are best examined by oral examinations, not written ones. www.arsmathematica.net   (260 words)

 Secrets of the A-List Bloggers: Lots of short entries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06) Well, on that day, you could have picked up the New York Times and read every stories on the front page. That would have netted you 12,964 words, or about 22 single spaced printed pages. Ultimately, you would have consumed more words reading blogs than going with mainstream media: 5 TV shows would have netted you about 15,000 words. www.tnl.net /blog/entry/Secrets_of_the_A-List_Bloggers:_Lots_of_short_entries   (779 words)

 Technion Mathematics Net - Forthcoming activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06) Here are some other websites which announce mathematical activities (not all of which are always submitted to Techmath) at some Israeli universities Bar Ilan University, Department of Mathematics, Past, present and future seminars and events University of Haifa, Department of Mathematics, Main Webpage www.math.technion.ac.il /~techm/tmindex.html   (159 words)

 The Telson Spur: Field Nodes -- Ground (8): Mathematics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06) The coordinate pages, with a common header and List of Contents, contain links to on-line science resources, resources in complexity theory and chaos, and to resources in math education. Mathematics takes us still further from what is human into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual world, but every possible world, must conform. Mathematics in Art and Architecture (Syllabus, Helmer Aslaksen, National University of Singapore) www.snark.org /~pjhughes/math.htm   (1312 words)

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