A Guide to the Gerald J. Porter Mathematical Publications
Collection, 19682001





Creator: 
Porter, Gerald J. 

Title: 
Gerald J. Porter
Mathematical Publications Collection 

Dates: 
19682001 

Abstract: 
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.


Accession No.: 
2006018 

Extent: 
1 ft., 8 in. 

Laguage: 
Materials are
written in English. 

Repository: 
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. Porter has been involved in the Mathematical
Association of America since 1975, and served as Treasurer from 1992 to
2001.
This 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 Restrictions
Some restricted access. Access is
restricted to electronic records.
Use Restrictions
A portion of this collection is stored
remotely at CDL. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for
retrieval.







Subjects (Persons) 


Porter, Gerald J. 

Subjects 


Maple (Computer
file) 


Mathematica (Computer
file) 


Mathematics 


Mathematics Computer assisted
instruction 


MATHLAB 
Gerald J. Porter Mathematical
Publications Collection, 19682001, Archives of American Mathematics, Dolph Briscoe Center
for American History, University of Texas at Austin.
Detailed Description of the Papers















Publications: 
box 
2006018/1 


Anton, Howard.
Linear Kit: A Linear Algebra Software
Package. Anton Textbooks,
1986 
box 
4RM127 



Restricted: LinearKit
Program Disk, 5” Floppy disk,
1986 
box 
2006018/1 


Calculus: A Computer Oriented
Presentation. Preliminary Edition: Part 2. Cricisam,
1968 



Calculus: A Computer Oriented
Presentation. Preliminary Edition: Part 3. Cricisam,
1968 



Calculus: A Computer Oriented
Presentation. Preliminary Edition: Part 4. Cricisam,
1968 



Calculus: A Computer Oriented
Presentation. Preliminary Edition: Part 5. Cricisam,
1968 



Calculus: Projects using Maple, Mathematica,
MATLAB. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall,
1999 



Christensen, Mark J.
Computing for Calculus. New York:
Academic Press,
1981 



Dick, Thomas P., and Charles M. Patton.
Technology n Calculus: A Sourcebook of
Activities. Boston: PWSKent Publishing Company,
1992 



Dorn, William S., Gary G. Bitter, and David L. Hector.
Computer Applications for Calculus.
Boston: Princle, Weber and Schmidt, Inc.,
1972 



Hill, David R.
Experiments in Computational Matrix
Algebra. New York: Random House,
1988 



Hill, David R. and David E. Zitarelli.
Linear Algebra Labs with MATLAB.
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
1996 



Horn, Roger A. “Notes for a Calculus Computing
Laboratory.” Department of Mathematical Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University,
1976 



Jacoby, Samuel L. S., and Janusz S. Kowalik.
Mathematical Modeling with
Computers. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall,
1980 



Lax, Peter, Samuel Burstein and Anneli Lax.
Calculus with Applications and Computing:
Volume One. New York: SpringerVerlag,
1976 



LeCuyer, E. J.
Introduction to College Mathematics with a
Programming Language. New York: SpringerVerlag,
1978 



Leinbach, L. Carl.
Calculus with the Computer: A Laboratory
Manual. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall,
1974 



Linear Algebra Modules Project.
Linear Algebra: Modules for Interactive
Learning Using MAPLE. Reading, MA: AddisonWesley Publishing Co.,
2000 



Porter, Gerald J., and David R. Hill.
Interactive Linear Algebra: A Laboratory
Coursing using Mathcad. New York: SpringerVerlag,
1996 
box 
4RM127 



Restricted: Two 3.5” computer
disks,
1996 
box 
2006018/1 


Schreiner, Axel T.
Computer Calculus: A Laboratory
Manual. Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing Company,
1973 



Skidmore, Alexandra and Margie Hale.
A Guided Tour of Differential Equations
Using Computer Technology. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall,
1998 



Smith, David A.
INTERFACE: Calculus and the
Computer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,
1976 



Smith, David A.
INTERFACE: Calculus and the Computer
[Instructor’s Manual]. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,
1976 



Smith, John.
Computer Simulation Models. New
York: Hafner Publishing Company,
1968 



Wicks, John R.
Linear Algebra: An Interactive Laboratory
Approach with Mathematica. Reading, MA: AddisonWesley Publishing
Company,
1996 



Computing and Mathematics Curriculum Project, Department
of Mathematics, University of Denver: 




Adams, Mary, John Clark, Irwin Hoffman, and William
Talbert. “Quadratic Equations,” August 1971 




Bitter, Gary G., and Lyle E. Mauland.
“Functions,” September 1970 




Bitter, Gary G., and Lyle E. Mauland.
“Limits,” September 1970 




Bourke, Anne, and Margaret Brewer. “Analysis of Critical
Points of Polynomial Functions,” August 1971 




Bradford, John W., and Kenneth Jones. “Natural Bases for
Logarithms,” October 1970 




Brasch, Beryl, John Clark, and Irwin Hoffman. “Area
Under a Curve, Logarithsm, and Exponents,” October 1971 




Clark, John, Irwin Hoffman, and William Talbert.
“Application of Logic to Circuit Design,” August 1971 




Clark, John, Irwin Hoffman, and William Talbert.
“Polynomials,” August 1971 




Clark, John, Irwin Hoffman, and William Talbert.
“Systems of Equations,” July 1971 




Dorn, William S., John W. Bradford, and Ann Bourke.
“Circular Functions,” 1971 




Elsey, Sister Mary Grace. “Solutions by
Approximation,” November 1971 




Johnson, Gilbert P. “Numerical Solutions to Differential
Equations,” 1971 




Johnson, Gilbert P. “Techniques of Numerical
Integration,” 1971 




Larsen, Dean C. and Frederick J. Schwartz. “Innovative
Learning Activity for Studying Quadratic Functions,” 1971 




Mauland, Lyle E. “Introduction to the
Derivative,” January 1971 




Mauland, Lyle E. “Introduction to the
Integral,” 1971 




Rose, M. E. “Lattice Points in a Circle: Experiments and
Conjectures,” July 1971 




Wise, Alan K. “Applications of the
Derivative,” December 1971 















Videocassettes: 
box 
4RM168 


R. L. Moore in “Challenge in the Classroom,”
undated 



Teaching Mathematics with Calculators: A National
Workshop, 1993: 




Discovery Workshop 




Fourfunction: More than Meets the Eye; Quantitative
Literacy: A Nontrivial Art; What is Mathematical Modeling? [2
copies] 



Mathematics in a New Era: Supercalculators in the College
Classroom,
1992 



Math Show,
undated 



Growth of Pop, Newton’s Method, Taylor Series, Fourier
Series, Polar Coordinates, Conic Section,
undated 



Math – Who Needs It,
undated 



2nd Order Linear Difference Equations with Constant
Coefficients,
undated 



Periodic Ornamental Designs by Schattschneider/Porter,
undated 



GIPSY II: Homoclinic Structures of Conservative Systems,
undated 



Martin Gardner, JPBM Communications Award,
undated 



2001 Math Olympiad, CBS Sunday Morning,
July 15, 2001 
