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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Gerald J. Porter Mathematical Publications Collection, 1968-2001



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Porter, Gerald J.
Title: Gerald J. Porter Mathematical Publications Collection
Dates: 1968-2001
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.: 2006-018
Extent: 1 ft., 8 in.
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.

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Scope and Contents

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.

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Restrictions

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.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Porter, Gerald J.
Subjects
Maple (Computer file)
Mathematica (Computer file)
Mathematics
Mathematics Computer assisted instruction
MATHLAB

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Publications:

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2006-018/1 Anton, Howard. Linear Kit: A Linear Algebra Software Package. Anton Textbooks, 1986
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4RM127 Restricted: Linear-Kit Program Disk, 5” Floppy disk, 1986
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2006-018/1 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: PWS-Kent 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: Springer-Verlag, 1976
LeCuyer, E. J. Introduction to College Mathematics with a Programming Language. New York: Springer-Verlag, 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: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 2000
Porter, Gerald J., and David R. Hill. Interactive Linear Algebra: A Laboratory Coursing using Mathcad. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1996
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4RM127 Restricted: Two 3.5” computer disks, 1996
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2006-018/1 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: Addison-Wesley 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

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Videocassettes:

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4RM168 R. L. Moore in “Challenge in the Classroom,” undated
Teaching Mathematics with Calculators: A National Workshop, 1993:
Discovery Workshop
Four-function: More than Meets the Eye; Quantitative Literacy: A Non-trivial 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

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