Descriptive Summary
Porter, Gerald J.
Gerald J. Porter
Mathematical Publications Collection
1968-2001Materials are
written in English.
2006-018
1 ft., 8 in.
Dolph Briscoe Center for American
History, The University of Texas at
Austin
Gerald J. Porter
received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1963 and has been a professor at
the University of Pennsylvania since 1965. This collection consists of
publications and videocassettes from Porter’s personal mathematics collection.
Biographical NoteGerald J. Porter received his Ph.D. from
Cornell University in 1963 and has been a professor at the University of
Pennsylvania since 1965. Porter has been involved in the Mathematical
Association of America since 1975, and served as Treasurer from 1992 to
2001.

Scope and ContentsThis collection consists of publications
and videocassettes from Porter’s personal mathematics collection. Of note, are
the materials related to the early use of computers in teaching mathematics.

Forms part of the Archives of American Mathematics.

Access RestrictionsSome restricted access. Access is
restricted to electronic records.

Use RestrictionsA portion of this collection is stored
remotely at CDL. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for
retrieval.

Preferred CitationGerald J. Porter Mathematical
Publications Collection, 1968-2001, Archives of American Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center
for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Index Terms
Subjects (Persons)
Porter, Gerald J.
Subjects
Maple (Computer
file)
Mathematica (Computer
file)
Mathematics
Mathematics Computer assisted
instruction
MATHLAB
Detailed Description of the Papers
Publications:
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Anton, Howard.
Linear Kit: A Linear Algebra Software
Package. Anton Textbooks,
1986
4RM127
Restricted: Linear-Kit
Program Disk, 5” Floppy disk,
1986
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Calculus: A Computer Oriented
Presentation. Preliminary Edition: Part 2. Cricisam,
1968
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Calculus: A Computer Oriented
Presentation. Preliminary Edition: Part 3. Cricisam,
1968
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Calculus: A Computer Oriented
Presentation. Preliminary Edition: Part 4. Cricisam,
1968
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Calculus: A Computer Oriented
Presentation. Preliminary Edition: Part 5. Cricisam,
1968
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Calculus: Projects using Maple, Mathematica,
MATLAB. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall,
1999
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Christensen, Mark J.
Computing for Calculus. New York:
Academic Press,
1981
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Dick, Thomas P., and Charles M. Patton.
Technology n Calculus: A Sourcebook of
Activities. Boston: PWS-Kent Publishing Company,
1992
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Dorn, William S., Gary G. Bitter, and David L. Hector.
Computer Applications for Calculus.
Boston: Princle, Weber and Schmidt, Inc.,
1972
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Hill, David R.
Experiments in Computational Matrix
Algebra. New York: Random House,
1988
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Hill, David R. and David E. Zitarelli.
Linear Algebra Labs with MATLAB.
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
1996
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Horn, Roger A. “Notes for a Calculus Computing
Laboratory.” Department of Mathematical Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University,
1976
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Jacoby, Samuel L. S., and Janusz S. Kowalik.
Mathematical Modeling with
Computers. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall,
1980
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Lax, Peter, Samuel Burstein and Anneli Lax.
Calculus with Applications and Computing:
Volume One. New York: Springer-Verlag,
1976
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LeCuyer, E. J.
Introduction to College Mathematics with a
Programming Language. New York: Springer-Verlag,
1978
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Leinbach, L. Carl.
Calculus with the Computer: A Laboratory
Manual. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall,
1974
2006-018/1
Linear Algebra Modules Project.
Linear Algebra: Modules for Interactive
Learning Using MAPLE. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co.,
2000
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Porter, Gerald J., and David R. Hill.
Interactive Linear Algebra: A Laboratory
Coursing using Mathcad. New York: Springer-Verlag,
1996
4RM127
Restricted: Two 3.5” computer
disks,
1996
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Schreiner, Axel T.
Computer Calculus: A Laboratory
Manual. Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing Company,
1973
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Skidmore, Alexandra and Margie Hale.
A Guided Tour of Differential Equations
Using Computer Technology. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall,
1998
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Smith, David A.
INTERFACE: Calculus and the
Computer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,
1976
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Smith, David A.
INTERFACE: Calculus and the Computer
[Instructor’s Manual]. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,
1976
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Smith, John.
Computer Simulation Models. New
York: Hafner Publishing Company,
1968
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Wicks, John R.
Linear Algebra: An Interactive Laboratory
Approach with Mathematica. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing
Company,
1996
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Computing and Mathematics Curriculum Project, Department
of Mathematics, University of Denver:
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Adams, Mary, John Clark, Irwin Hoffman, and William
Talbert. “Quadratic Equations,”
August 1971
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Bitter, Gary G., and Lyle E. Mauland.
“Functions,”
September 1970
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Bitter, Gary G., and Lyle E. Mauland.
“Limits,”
September 1970
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Bourke, Anne, and Margaret Brewer. “Analysis of Critical
Points of Polynomial Functions,”
August 1971
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Bradford, John W., and Kenneth Jones. “Natural Bases for
Logarithms,”
October 1970
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Brasch, Beryl, John Clark, and Irwin Hoffman. “Area
Under a Curve, Logarithsm, and Exponents,”
October 1971
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Clark, John, Irwin Hoffman, and William Talbert.
“Application of Logic to Circuit Design,”
August 1971
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Clark, John, Irwin Hoffman, and William Talbert.
“Polynomials,”
August 1971
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Clark, John, Irwin Hoffman, and William Talbert.
“Systems of Equations,”
July 1971
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Dorn, William S., John W. Bradford, and Ann Bourke.
“Circular Functions,”
1971
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Elsey, Sister Mary Grace. “Solutions by
Approximation,”
November 1971
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Johnson, Gilbert P. “Numerical Solutions to Differential
Equations,”
1971
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Johnson, Gilbert P. “Techniques of Numerical
Integration,”
1971
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Larsen, Dean C. and Frederick J. Schwartz. “Innovative
Learning Activity for Studying Quadratic Functions,”
1971
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Mauland, Lyle E. “Introduction to the
Derivative,”
January 1971
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Mauland, Lyle E. “Introduction to the
Integral,”
1971
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Rose, M. E. “Lattice Points in a Circle: Experiments and
Conjectures,”
July 1971
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Wise, Alan K. “Applications of the
Derivative,”
December 1971
Videocassettes:
4RM168
R. L. Moore in “Challenge in the Classroom,”
undated
4RM168
Teaching Mathematics with Calculators: A National
Workshop,
1993:
4RM168
Discovery Workshop
4RM168
Four-function: More than Meets the Eye; Quantitative
Literacy: A Non-trivial Art; What is Mathematical Modeling? [2
copies]
4RM168
Mathematics in a New Era: Supercalculators in the College
Classroom,
1992
4RM168
Math Show,
undated
4RM168
Growth of Pop, Newton’s Method, Taylor Series, Fourier
Series, Polar Coordinates, Conic Section,
undated
4RM168
Math – Who Needs It,
undated
4RM168
2nd Order Linear Difference Equations with Constant
Coefficients,
undated
4RM168
Periodic Ornamental Designs by Schattschneider/Porter,
undated
4RM168
GIPSY II: Homoclinic Structures of Conservative Systems,
undated
4RM168
Martin Gardner, JPBM Communications Award,
undated
4RM168
2001 Math Olympiad, CBS Sunday Morning,
July 15, 2001