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Hoffman, David A. 1944-

Overview
Works: 56 works in 114 publications in 1 language and 1,313 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  History  Personal narratives  Biography  Interviews  Case studies  Popular works  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Host, Editor, Producer, Translator
Classifications: QA641, 516.36
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David A Hoffman
 
Most widely held works by David A Hoffman
Geometric analysis and computer graphics : proceedings of a workshop held May 23-25, 1988 by Paul Concus( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley was structured around principal lectures given by Almgren, Callahan, Ericksen, Francis, Gulliver, Hanrahan, Kajiya, Polthier, Sethian, Sterling, Thomas, and Vogel. The divergent backgrounds of these and the many other participants, as reflected in their lectures at the meeting and in the papers presented here, testify to the unifying element of the workshop's central theme. The depth and range of the new developments presented in the lectures point to scientific and technological frontiers being crossed with impressive speed. The present volume is offered as a permanent record for those who were present, and also with a view towards making the material available to a wider audience than were able to attend
The geometry of the generalized Gauss map by David A Hoffman( Book )

13 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global theory of minimal surfaces : proceedings of the Clay Mathematics Institute 2001 Summer School, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, California, June 25-July 27, 2001 by Clay Mathematics Institute( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fever of '57 the Sputnik movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fever of '57 shows what happened after the launch of Sputnik and reveals how Cold War tensions quickly escalated between the Superpowers to a fever pitch
Shadow force( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In dangerous parts of the world, organized crime runs unchecked, threatening people, wildlife and the environment. Sometimes it takes an unconventional private military team to do what government and agencies cannot. Follows an elite unit of former Special Forces soldiers and specialists as they operate in this menacing, high-stakes world. Assignments include: combating piracy in Liberia, saving rare mountain gorillas from poachers in the Congo, setting up an alert system to stop tribal wars in Kenya, and tracking illegal ivory into the shadows of the black market
A nurse I am( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of nurses who have received Cherokee Uniform's Comfort Award for exceptional service. "Emmy Award-winning David Hoffman presents nurses in real-life situations in varied settings interacting with real patients, students and colleagues to highlight keypoints for a successful nursing career. The film includes words of wisdom and encouragement from these positive nursing role models."
Photography as told by Life Magazine photographers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reporters, photographers, and other staff as well as readers remember Life magazine and its impact since it first appeared in 1936. Includes the insights and anecdotes of some of the most brilliant photo-journalists that made "Life" the mirror of its era
Natural minimal surfaces via theory and computation by David Hoffman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Hoffman presents basic analysis and geometry needed to understand minimal surfaces and discusses computer techniques used to discover new families of examples. Recent applications to the study of block copolymers are also presented
Ecological impact of water resource development : a technical session of the symposium, "Water, man, nature"( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

End of the woolen mills( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary, directed by David Hoffman, discusses the end of the woolen mills, the mills that produced wool, in Camden, Maine
Mediation : a practice guide for mediators, lawyers, and other professionals by David A Hoffman( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journey back surviving coma( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Severe head injury is the number one cause of death and disability for people under the age of 35. Recovery from a serious brain injury is a long and very often incomplete process. Medical advances in recent years have increased survival after severe head injury, but the quality of life of the head injured person is often seriously and permanently compromised. Shows patients in various stages of recovery. Focuses especially on two young women's experiences in the rehabilitation process, and on the impact which the struggle for recovery has had on them and on their families. Both women were injured in accidents caused by drunk drivers
Remembering Life [an American experience]( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This retrospective includes the insights and anecdotes of some of the most brilliant photo-journalists that made "Life" the mirror of its era, such as Margaret Bourke-White, Carl Mydans, Martha Holmes, and Gordon Parks
Bluegrass roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music and musicians of the Appalachian Mountains, as introduced by Bascom Lamar Lunsford, the well-known composer, performer, recorder, and promoter of bluegrass music; includes rare footage of square dancing and clog dancing in the traditional style of the region
Showdown on Tobacco Road( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the development of American smoking habits and the current controverises surrounding smokers and non-smokers and the activties of the cigarette industry
A course in differential geometry by Wilhelm Klingenberg( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life magazine's best photojournalists tell their stories( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Hoffman captured the stories of 15 Life Magazine photographers for this TV special. Each photographer presents best photographs and tells behind-the-scenes stories of how they were made. The results are extremely valuable for photographers and photojournalists, but also emotional for other viewers who want to relive some of the greatest moments of the 20th century, and some of the silliest as well. Narrated by Walter Cronkite
Earl Scruggs his family and friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showcases the legendary banjo player, Earl Scruggs, and his influence on folk and country music
Pauline Trigere( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short film on French-born fashion designer Pauline Trigére, who moved to New York during Hitler's rise to power to become a luminary of the fashion world. Features interviews with Trigére and her contemporaries
The complete Earl Scruggs story by Earl Scruggs( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film follows the master of bluegrass music and his family on the road and mixes their performances with candid interviews, insights into the techniques of "Scruggs picking", and expressions of the musician's political and social values
 
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Global theory of minimal surfaces : proceedings of the Clay Mathematics Institute 2001 Summer School, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, California, June 25-July 27, 2001
Alternative Names
David Allen Hoffman US-amerikanischer Mathematiker

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