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Mathematical Association of America

Index Mathematical Association of America

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is a professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level. [1]

85 relations: Albert W. Tucker, American Invitational Mathematics Examination, American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, American Mathematical Monthly, American Mathematical Society, American Mathematics Competitions, Ann E. Watkins, Arnold Dresden, Aubrey J. Kempner, Benjamin Finkel, Carl B. Allendoerfer, Carl B. Allendoerfer Award, Charles Evans Hughes, Chauvenet Prize, College, Computer scientist, Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences, Cyrus Colton MacDuffee, David Bressoud, David Eugene Smith, David Raymond Curtiss, Deanna Haunsperger, Deborah Tepper Haimo, Dorothy Lewis Bernstein, Dunham Jackson, Dupont Circle, Edward J. McShane, Edward Vermilye Huntington, Edwin E. Moise, Eric Temple Bell, Euler Book Prize, Florian Cajori, Francis Su, George Abram Miller, George Pólya Award, Gerald L. Alexanderson, Griffith Baley Price, Henry O. Pollak, International Mathematical Olympiad, Ivan M. Niven, John Wesley Young, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Joint Policy Board for Mathematics, Joseph Gallian, JSTOR, Julian Coolidge, Kenneth A. Ross, Lee Lorch, Leonard Gillman, Lester R. Ford, ..., Lida Barrett, Lynn Steen, MAA FOCUS, Math Horizons, Mathematical Association of America, Mathematical Olympiad Program, Mathematician, Mathematics, Mathematics Magazine, MathFest, Nashville, Tennessee, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Northwest, Washington, D.C., R. H. Bing, Ralph P. Boas Jr., Raymond Louis Wilder, Richard Davis Anderson, Robert Daniel Carmichael, Robert L. Devaney, Ronald Graham, Saunders Mac Lane, Secondary school, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Statistician, Taylor & Francis, The College Mathematics Journal, Thomas Banchoff, United States of America Mathematical Olympiad, University, Victor Klee, Walter Burton Ford, Washington, D.C., William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, World War II, 18th Street NW (Washington, D.C.). Expand index (35 more) »

Albert W. Tucker

Albert William Tucker (28 November 1905 – 25 January 1995) was a Canadian mathematician who made important contributions in topology, game theory, and non-linear programming.

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American Invitational Mathematics Examination

The American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) is a 15-question 3-hour test given since 1983 to those who rank in the top 5% on the AMC 12 high school mathematics contest (formerly known as the AHSME), and starting in 2010, those who rank in the top 2.5% on the AMC 10.

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American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges

The American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) is an organization dedicated to the improvement of education in the first two years of college mathematics in the United States and Canada.

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American Mathematical Monthly

The American Mathematical Monthly is a mathematical journal founded by Benjamin Finkel in 1894.

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American Mathematical Society

The American Mathematical Society (AMS) is an association of professional mathematicians dedicated to the interests of mathematical research and scholarship, and serves the national and international community through its publications, meetings, advocacy and other programs.

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American Mathematics Competitions

The American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) are the first of a series of competitions in secondary school mathematics that determine the United States team for the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO).

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Ann E. Watkins

Ann Esther Watkins is an American mathematician and statistician specializing in statistics education.

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Arnold Dresden

Arnold Dresden (1882–1954) was a Dutch-American mathematician in the first part of the twentieth century, known for his work in the calculus of variations and collegiate mathematics education.

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Aubrey J. Kempner

Aubrey John Kempner (22 September 1880, in Greater London, England – 18 November 1973, in Boulder, Colorado) was an English-born American mathematician, known for the Kempner function and the Kempner series.

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Benjamin Finkel

Benjamin Franklin Finkel (1865–1947) was a mathematician and educator most remembered today as the founder of the American Mathematical Monthly journal.

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Carl B. Allendoerfer

Carl Barnett Allendoerfer (April 4, 1911 – September 29, 1974) was an American mathematician in the mid-twentieth century, known for his work in topology and mathematics education.

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Carl B. Allendoerfer Award

The Carl B. Allendoerfer Award is presented annually by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) for "expository excellence published in Mathematics Magazine." it is named after mathematician Carl B. Allendoerfer who was president of the MAA 1959–60.

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Charles Evans Hughes

Charles Evans Hughes Sr. (April 11, 1862 – August 27, 1948) was an American statesman, Republican politician, and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States.

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Chauvenet Prize

The Chauvenet Prize is the highest award for mathematical expository writing.

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College

A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.

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Computer scientist

A computer scientist is a person who has acquired the knowledge of computer science, the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their application.

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Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences

The Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS) is an umbrella organization of seventeen professional societies in the mathematical sciences in the United States.

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Cyrus Colton MacDuffee

Cyrus Colton MacDuffee (June 29, 1895 – August 21, 1961) from Oneida, New York was a professor of mathematics at University of Wisconsin.

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David Bressoud

David Marius Bressoud (born March 27, 1950 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is an American mathematician who works in number theory, combinatorics, and special functions.

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David Eugene Smith

David Eugene Smith (January 21, 1860 – July 29, 1944) was an American mathematician, educator, and editor.

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David Raymond Curtiss

David Raymond Curtiss (January 12, 1878 – April 29, 1953) was an American mathematician.

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Deanna Haunsperger

Deanna Haunsperger is an American mathematician and Professor of Mathematics at Carleton College.

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Deborah Tepper Haimo

Deborah Tepper Haimo (1921–2007) was a mathematician from Ukraine and Palestine who became president of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

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Dorothy Lewis Bernstein

Dorothy Lewis Bernstein (April 11, 1914 – February 5, 1988) was an American mathematician known for her work in applied mathematics, statistics, computer programming, and her research on the Laplace transform.

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Dunham Jackson

Dunham Jackson (July 24, 1888 in Bridgewater, Massachusetts – November 6, 1946) was a mathematician who worked within approximation theory, notably with trigonometrical and orthogonal polynomials.

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Dupont Circle

Dupont Circle is a traffic circle, park, neighborhood, and historic district in Northwest Washington, D.C. The traffic circle is located at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue NW, Connecticut Avenue NW, New Hampshire Avenue NW, P Street NW, and 19th Street NW.

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Edward J. McShane

Edward James McShane (May 10, 1904 – June 1, 1989) was an American mathematician noted for his advancements of the calculus of variations, integration theory, stochastic calculus, and exterior ballistics.

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Edward Vermilye Huntington

Edward Vermilye Huntington (April 26, 1874, Clinton, New York, USANovember 25, 1952, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) was an American mathematician.

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Edwin E. Moise

Edwin Evariste Moise (December 22, 1918 – December 18, 1998) was an American mathematician and mathematics education reformer.

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Eric Temple Bell

Eric Temple Bell (February 7, 1883 – December 21, 1960) was a Scottish-born mathematician and science fiction writer who lived in the United States for most of his life.

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Euler Book Prize

The Euler Book Prize is an award named after Swiss mathematician and physicist Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) and given annually at the Joint Mathematics Meetings by the Mathematical Association of America to an outstanding book in mathematics that is likely to improve the public view of the field.

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Florian Cajori

Florian Cajori (February 28, 1859 – August 14 or 15, 1930) was a Swiss-American historian of mathematics.

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Francis Su

Francis Edward Su is an American mathematician.

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George Abram Miller

George Abram Miller (31 July 1863 – 10 February 1951) was an early group theorist whose many papers and texts were considered important by his contemporaries, but are now mostly considered only of historical importance.

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George Pólya Award

The George Pólya Award is a mathematical prize established in 1976 and awarded since 1977 by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) for quality articles published in the MAA-edited College Mathematics Journal.

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Gerald L. Alexanderson

Gerald Lee Alexanderson (born 1933) is an American mathematician.

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Griffith Baley Price

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Henry O. Pollak

Henry Otto Pollak (born December 13, 1927) is an Austrian-American mathematician, known for his contributions to information theory.

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International Mathematical Olympiad

The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is an annual six-problem mathematical olympiad for pre-college students, and is the oldest of the International Science Olympiads.

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Ivan M. Niven

Ivan Morton Niven (October 25, 1915 – May 9, 1999) was a Canadian-American mathematician, specializing in number theory.

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John Wesley Young

John Wesley Young (November 17, 1879, Columbus, Ohio, to February 17, 1932, Hanover, New Hampshire) was an American mathematician who, with Oswald Veblen, introduced the axioms of projective geometry, coauthored a 2-volume work on them, and proved the Veblen–Young theorem.

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Joint Mathematics Meetings

The Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) are a mathematics conference hosted annually in early January by the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

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Joint Policy Board for Mathematics

The Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) consists of the American Mathematical Society, the American Statistical Association, the Mathematical Association of America, and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

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Joseph Gallian

Joseph A. Gallian (born January 5, 1942) is an American mathematician, the Morse Alumni Distinguished University Professor of Teaching in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

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JSTOR

JSTOR (short for Journal Storage) is a digital library founded in 1995.

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Julian Coolidge

Julian Lowell Coolidge (September 28, 1873 – March 5, 1954) was an American mathematician and a professor and chairman of the Harvard University Mathematics Department.

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Kenneth A. Ross

Kenneth Allen Ross (born January 21, 1936) is a mathematician and a emeritus professor of mathematics at University of Oregon.

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Lee Lorch

Lee Alexander Lorch (September 20, 1915 – February 28, 2014) was a mathematician, early civil rights activist, and communist.

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Leonard Gillman

Leonard E. "Len" Gillman (January 8, 1917 – April 7, 2009) was an American mathematician, emeritus professor at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Lester R. Ford

Lester Randolph Ford Sr. (October 25, 1886 – November 11, 1967) was an American mathematician, editor of the American Mathematical Monthly from 1942 to 1946, and President of the Mathematical Association of America from 1947 to 1948.

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Lida Barrett

Lida Kittrell Barrett (born May 21, 1927) is an American mathematician and educator.

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Lynn Steen

Lynn Arthur Steen (January 1, 1941 – June 21, 2015) was an American mathematician who was a Professor of Mathematics at St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota in the U.S. He wrote numerous books and articles on the teaching of mathematics.

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MAA FOCUS

MAA FOCUS is the newsmagazine of the Mathematical Association of America.

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Math Horizons

Math Horizons is a magazine aimed at undergraduates interested in mathematics, published by the Mathematical Association of America.

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Mathematical Association of America

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is a professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level.

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Mathematical Olympiad Program

The Mathematical Olympiad Program (abbreviated MOP, formerly called the Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program, abbreviated MOSP) is an intensive summer program held at Carnegie Mellon University.

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Mathematician

A mathematician is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics in his or her work, typically to solve mathematical problems.

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Mathematics

Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.

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Mathematics Magazine

Mathematics Magazine is a refereed bimonthly publication of the Mathematical Association of America.

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MathFest

MathFest is a mathematics conference hosted annually in late summer by the Mathematical Association of America.

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Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.

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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) was founded in 1920.

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Northwest, Washington, D.C.

Northwest (NW or N.W.) is the northwestern quadrant of Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, and is located north of the National Mall and west of North Capitol Street.

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R. H. Bing

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Ralph P. Boas Jr.

Ralph Philip Boas Jr. (August 8, 1912 – July 25, 1992) was a mathematician, teacher, and journal editor.

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Raymond Louis Wilder

Raymond Louis Wilder (3 November 1896 in Palmer, Massachusetts – 7 July 1982 in Santa Barbara, California) was an American mathematician, who specialized in topology and gradually acquired philosophical and anthropological interests.

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Richard Davis Anderson

Richard Davis Anderson, Sr. (17 February 1922 – 4 March 2008) was an American mathematician known internationally for his work in infinite-dimensional topology.

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Robert Daniel Carmichael

Robert Daniel Carmichael (March 1, 1879 – May 2, 1967) was an American mathematician.

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Robert L. Devaney

Robert Luke Devaney (born 1948) is an American mathematician, the Feld Family Professor of Teaching Excellence at Boston University.

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Ronald Graham

Ronald Lewis "Ron" Graham (born October 31, 1935) is an American mathematician credited by the American Mathematical Society as being "one of the principal architects of the rapid development worldwide of discrete mathematics in recent years".

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Saunders Mac Lane

Saunders Mac Lane (4 August 1909 – 14 April 2005) was an American mathematician who co-founded category theory with Samuel Eilenberg.

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Secondary school

A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place.

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Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is an academic association dedicated to the use of mathematics in industry.

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Statistician

A statistician is a person who works with theoretical or applied statistics.

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Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis Group is an international company originating in England that publishes books and academic journals.

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The College Mathematics Journal

The College Mathematics Journal, published by the Mathematical Association of America, is an expository journal aimed at teachers of college mathematics, particular those teaching the first two years.

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Thomas Banchoff

Thomas Francis Banchoff (born 1938) is an American mathematician specializing in geometry.

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United States of America Mathematical Olympiad

The United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO) is a highly selective high school mathematics competition held annually in the United States.

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University

A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.

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Victor Klee

Victor L. Klee, Jr. (September 18, 1925, San Francisco – August 17, 2007, Lakewood, Ohio) was a mathematician specialising in convex sets, functional analysis, analysis of algorithms, optimization, and combinatorics.

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Walter Burton Ford

Walter Burton Ford (May 18, 1874, Oneonta, New York – February 24, 1971, Seneca County, New York) was an American mathematician working in analysis.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition

The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, often abbreviated to Putnam Competition, is an annual mathematics competition for undergraduate college students enrolled at institutions of higher learning in the United States and Canada (regardless of the students' nationalities).

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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18th Street NW (Washington, D.C.)

18th Street Northwest is a prominent north–south street thoroughfare in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C. The "18th Street" roadway was part of the 1791 L'Enfant Plan for Washington by Pierre Charles L'Enfant.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematical_Association_of_America

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