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Holton, Derek Allan 1941-

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Works: 124 works in 280 publications in 3 languages and 3,885 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Other
Classifications: QA93, 510
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Most widely held works by Derek Allan Holton
Mathematical reflections : in a room with many mirrors by Peter Hilton ( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The purpose of this book is to show what mathematics is about, how it is done, and what it is good for. The relaxed and informal presentation conveys the joy of mathematical discovery and insight and makes it clear that mathematics can be an exciting and engrossing activity. Frequent questions lead the reader to see mathematics as an accessible world of thought, where understanding can turn opaque formulae into beautiful and meaningful ideas. The text presents eight topics that serve to illustrate the unity of mathematical thought as well as the diversity of mathematical ideas. Drawn from both "pure" and "applied" mathematics, they include: spirals in nature and in mathematics; the modern topic of fractals and the ancient topic of Fibonacci numbers; Pascal's Triangle and paper folding -- two topics where geometry, number theory, and algebra meet and interact; modular arithmetic and the arithmetic of the infinite. The final chapter presents some ideas about how mathematics should be done, and hence, how it should be taught; these ideas are referred to throughout the text, whenever mathematical strategy and technique are at issue. Presenting many recent discoveries that lead to interesting open questions, the book can serve as the main text in courses dealing with contemporary mathematical topics (for mathematics students or for prospective or in-service mathematics teachers) or as enrichment for other courses. It can also be read with pleasure on its own by anyone interested in the intellectually intriguing aspects of mathematics
The teaching and learning of mathematics at university level an ICMI study by Derek Allan Holton ( )
22 editions published between 1899 and 2010 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book arose from the ICMI Study into the teaching and learning of mathematics at university level that began with a conference in Singapore in 1998. The book looks at tertiary mathematics and its teaching from a number of aspects including practice, research, mathematics and other disciplines, technology, assessment, and teacher education. Over 50 authors, all international experts in their field, combined to produce a text that contains the latest in thinking and the best in practice. It therefore provides in one book a state-of-the-art statement on tertiary teaching from a multi-perspective standpoint. No previous book has attempted to take such a wide view of the topic
Combinatorial mathematics : proceedings of the International Conference on Combinatorial Theory, Canberra, August 16-27, 1977 by Derek Allan Holton ( Book )
17 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combinatorial mathematics; proceedings of the second Australian conference by Derek Allan Holton ( Book )
19 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematical vistas : from a room with many windows by Peter Hilton ( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The goal of Mathematical Vistas is to stimulate the interest of bright people in mathematics. The book consists of nine related mathematical essays which will intrigue and inform the curious reader. In order to offer a broad spectrum of exciting developments in mathematics, topics are treated at different levels of depth and thoroughness. Some chapters can be understood completely with little background, others can be thought of as appetizers for further study. A number of BREAKS are included in each chapter. These are problems designed to test the reader's understanding of the material thus far in the chapter. This book is a sequel to the authors's popular book "Mathematical Reflections" and can be read independently
The Petersen graph by Derek Allan Holton ( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A first look at graph theory by John Clark ( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A first step to Mathematical Olympiad problems by Derek Allan Holton ( Book )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Graphentheorie : Grundlagen und Anwendungen by John Clark ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A second step to Mathematical Olympiad problems by Derek Allan Holton ( Book )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Research in collegiate mathematics education VII ( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creating calculus by Derek Allan Holton ( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics today. Year 12. Maths A ( Book )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Children with autism : suggestions for teaching in the inclusive classroom by Marilyn Watson ( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Derek Holton's problem solving series by Derek Allan Holton ( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fashioning functions by Derek Allan Holton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aggregating algebra by Derek Allan Holton ( Book )
2 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Probing probability by Derek Allan Holton ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combinatorial mathematics proceedings of the Second Australian conference [held in Newcastle, New South Walsin 1972] ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Problems, problems ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Holton, D.A.
Holton, D. A. 1941-
Holton, D. A. (Derek Allan), 1941-
Holton, Derek.
Holton, Derek 1941-
Holton, Derek A.
Holton, Derek A., 1941-
Holton, Derek A. (Derek Allan), 1941-
Holton, Derek Allan
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Languages
English (149)
German (2)
Italian (1)
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