Papers On Mathematics
Page 1 of 15


Aristotle / Contributions To Mathematics Analyzed
[ send me this paper ]
This 5 page research paper discusses Aristotle's contributions to the field of mathematics. Specifically discussed are Aristotle's views on mathematics, in terms of the advancement of science, and his logical approach to mathematical study through syllogisms. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Filename: Arimath.doc
Cryptography & The Issue Of Internet Security
[ send me this paper ]
A 5 page overview of the importance of Internet users being able to depend on the safety and security of the information they both transmit and receive. Discusses cryptography as a workable solution to the problem of Internet security and contrasts it to the less effective TCP/IP. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Filename: Crysc.wps
Cryptology, Cryptography and Electronic Security
[ send me this paper ]
A 10 page research paper describing cryptology. Simply put, cryptology is a part of the larger classification of number theory, and provides the mathematical foundation upon which the science of cryptography is built. Cryptography is highlevel encryption science used primarily to ensure privacy in our increasingly electronic age. Electronic messages, personal data, governmental security issues and secret industrial work are all appropriate candidates for encrypting, and all routinely are in some form or another when based in electronic media. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Filename: Crypto.wps
History Of The Abacus / From West To East & Beyond
[ send me this paper ]
A 15 page paper that provides an overview of the history and development of the abacus. The report essentially compares the Chinese, Roman, Greek, Russian and Indian counting methods utilizing similar instruments. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Filename: Abacus.doc
Math Education / Alternative Assessment
[ send me this paper ]
A 7 page paper that discusses the concept of alternative assessment of mathematics. The concept of alternative assessment is the result of concern about what traditional paper and pencil tests really assess. Several alternative assessment techniques are explained, including examples from teachers about what types of assessments they are using in their elementary or secondary classrooms. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Filename: PGaltasses.wps
“A History of Mathematics: From Mesopotamia to Modernity”
[ send me this paper ]
A 3 page overview of the book by Richard Hodgkin. This paper emphasizes Hodgkin’s message that mathematics have been a critical element in much of world development. No additional sources are listed.
Filename: PPmathHist.rtf
“Statistical Question Using Spearman’s Coefficient of Rank Correlation”
[ send me this paper ]
A four page paper which looks at methods of statistical analysis in terms of parametric and nonparametric tests and demonstrates analysis of a statistical question using Spearman’s Coefficient of Rank Correlation.
Bibliography lists 3 sources.
Filename: JLspearmans.wps
“Summary and Commentary on Article on the Constructivist Model of Maths Teaching”
[ send me this paper ]
A six page paper which summarises Constructivistic Math Instruction for Diverse Learners, by Mercer, Jordan and Miller (1996) and gives a commentary on the educational strategies described in the article.
Bibliography lists 1 source.
Filename: JLmathsconstruct.wps
“The Story of Mathematics”
[ send me this paper ]
A 3 page review of the book by Richard Mankiewicz. This paper outlines the author’s journey through this fascinating discipline from ancient times to the present. No additional sources are listed.
Filename: PPmathStory.rtf
A REVIEW OF MATHEMATICS TEXT
[ send me this paper ]
This 4page paper provides a review of two mathematics text books: Basic Concepts of Mathematics" by Zakon and "Introduction to Number Theory and Algebra" by Shoup. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
Filename: MTmathre.rtf
Abel's Proof
[ send me this paper ]
A 3 page overview of the book Abel's Proof: An Essay on the Sources and Meaning of Mathematical Unsolvability by Pesic. Bibliography lists 1 source.
Filename: PGabel.rtf
ADMINISTRATION ISSUES AND NYU DOWNTOWN HOSPITAL
[ send me this paper ]
This paper examines administrative issues and concerns that have impact and that might impact the NYU Downtown Hospital in lower Manhattan. Issues under consideration in this paper include leadership styles, conflict resolutions, employee motivation, internal communication and decisionmaking. Bibliography lists 14 sources.
Filename: MTNYUhos.rtf
Airline Case Study; Correlation between Age and Maintenance Costs
[ send me this paper ]
This 4 page statistical analysis paper is based on a case study supplied by the student. The paper provides figures for two airlines for the cost of their aircraft maintenance and the average age of their fleets over a number of years. The paper considers why a comparison of the airline cost profiles could be important if the airlines merge and assesses the correlation between age and maintenance costs and looks for similarities of differences between the age and cost pattern of each airline. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
Filename: TEageair.rtf
AlKhwarizmi ; A Forgotten Mathematician
[ send me this paper ]
This 5 page paper considers the background and contributions of Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Musa alKhwarizmi, better known in the west as the founder of algorithms. The paper looks at the wide range of contributions made by this Muslim genius from the ninth century CE and the way they have been key to later mathematical and scientific developments of later years. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
Filename: TEmatmat.wps
Albert Einstein's Contributions To Mathematics
[ send me this paper ]
A 5 page paper that reports Einstein's first three papers that led to a new perception of the universe, from evidence for the existence of molecules and atoms to his general theory of relativity that led to a new understanding of the universe, including space, time, motion and gravity. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Filename: PGeins.rtf