Blum, Lenore
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Works:  25 works in 54 publications in 1 language and 819 library holdings 

Genres:  Educational films Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles:  Author, Editor 
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Most widely held works about
Lenore Blum
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Most widely held works by
Lenore Blum
Complexity and real computation by
Lenore Blum(
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15 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classical theory of computation has its origins in the work of Goedel, Turing, Church, and Kleene and has been an extraordinarily successful framework for theoretical computer science. The thesis of this book, however, is that it provides an inadequate foundation for modern scientific computation where most of the algorithms are real number algorithms. The goal of this book is to develop a formal theory of computation which integrates major themes of the classical theory and which is more directly applicable to problems in mathematics, numerical analysis, and scientific computing. Along the way, the authors consider such fundamental problems as: * Is the Mandelbrot set decidable? * For simple quadratic maps, is the Julia set a halting set? * What is the real complexity of Newton's method? * Is there an algorithm for deciding the knapsack problem in a ploynomial number of steps? * Is the Hilbert Nullstellensatz intractable? * Is the problem of locating a real zero of a degree four polynomial intractable? * Is linear programming tractable over the reals? The book is divided into three parts: The first part provides an extensive introduction and then proves the fundamental NPcompleteness theorems of CookKarp and their extensions to more general number fields as the real and complex numbers. The later parts of the book develop a formal theory of computation which integrates major themes of the classical theory and which is more directly applicable to problems in mathematics, numerical analysis, and scientific computing
15 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classical theory of computation has its origins in the work of Goedel, Turing, Church, and Kleene and has been an extraordinarily successful framework for theoretical computer science. The thesis of this book, however, is that it provides an inadequate foundation for modern scientific computation where most of the algorithms are real number algorithms. The goal of this book is to develop a formal theory of computation which integrates major themes of the classical theory and which is more directly applicable to problems in mathematics, numerical analysis, and scientific computing. Along the way, the authors consider such fundamental problems as: * Is the Mandelbrot set decidable? * For simple quadratic maps, is the Julia set a halting set? * What is the real complexity of Newton's method? * Is there an algorithm for deciding the knapsack problem in a ploynomial number of steps? * Is the Hilbert Nullstellensatz intractable? * Is the problem of locating a real zero of a degree four polynomial intractable? * Is linear programming tractable over the reals? The book is divided into three parts: The first part provides an extensive introduction and then proves the fundamental NPcompleteness theorems of CookKarp and their extensions to more general number fields as the real and complex numbers. The later parts of the book develop a formal theory of computation which integrates major themes of the classical theory and which is more directly applicable to problems in mathematics, numerical analysis, and scientific computing
Fermat's last theorem : the theorem and its proof, an exploration of issues and ideas(
Visual
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4 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The videotape is based on a presentation at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater in San Francisco that took place on July 28, 1993, exactly five weeks after Andrew Wiles announced that he had a proof of Fermat's Last Theorem. The videotape also includes excerpts from an interview with Andrew Wiles made in Oxford, England, the day after he announced his proof in Cambridge. Both the booklet and the videotape are designed for a general audience. They deal not only with Fermat's Last Theorem itself, but with the excitement of mathematical discovery in general and the way mathematical ideas can illuminate other subjects
4 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The videotape is based on a presentation at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater in San Francisco that took place on July 28, 1993, exactly five weeks after Andrew Wiles announced that he had a proof of Fermat's Last Theorem. The videotape also includes excerpts from an interview with Andrew Wiles made in Oxford, England, the day after he announced his proof in Cambridge. Both the booklet and the videotape are designed for a general audience. They deal not only with Fermat's Last Theorem itself, but with the excitement of mathematical discovery in general and the way mathematical ideas can illuminate other subjects
Expanding your horizons in science and mathematics : conferences for young women interested in new career options : a handbook
for planners by
Joanne Koltnow(
Book
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1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This handbook is designed to help educators and community people encourage young women to consider science and mathbased careers. The book explains how to plan, conduct, evaluate, and followup conferences designed to increase young women's interest in mathematics and science. The author feels that an intense day of exposure to female role models and career information, and positive handson experiences with math and science activities, can spark the spirit, trigger the imagination, and encourage young women to consider many new and exciting career opportunities. Materials contained in the appendix include: six handson workshop activities; suggested titles for workshops; sample brochure and news release; preconference and postconference questionnaires; a national resource list; a bibliography; some startling statements about women in science and mathematics; and a suggested time line for the conference. (Mp)
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This handbook is designed to help educators and community people encourage young women to consider science and mathbased careers. The book explains how to plan, conduct, evaluate, and followup conferences designed to increase young women's interest in mathematics and science. The author feels that an intense day of exposure to female role models and career information, and positive handson experiences with math and science activities, can spark the spirit, trigger the imagination, and encourage young women to consider many new and exciting career opportunities. Materials contained in the appendix include: six handson workshop activities; suggested titles for workshops; sample brochure and news release; preconference and postconference questionnaires; a national resource list; a bibliography; some startling statements about women in science and mathematics; and a suggested time line for the conference. (Mp)
Count me in : educating women for science and math by
Mills College(
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3 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary of a program at Mills College designed to help women enter scientific and technical fields. Various viewpoints and experiences are related by several women, illustrating key aspects of the program
3 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary of a program at Mills College designed to help women enter scientific and technical fields. Various viewpoints and experiences are related by several women, illustrating key aspects of the program
A brief history of the Association for Women in Mathematics : the presidents' perspectives by
Lenore Blum(
Book
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2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abstract: "A talk with transparencies presented at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Association for Women in Mathematics, January, 1991."
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abstract: "A talk with transparencies presented at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Association for Women in Mathematics, January, 1991."
On a theory of computation and complexity over the real numbers : NP completeness, recursive functions and universal machines by
Lenore Blum(
Book
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2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on a theory of computation and complexity over the reals by
Lenore Blum(
Book
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3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Generalized algebraic theories : a model theorectic approach by
Lenore Blum(
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2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectures on a theory of computation and complexity over the reals (or an arbitrary ring) by
Lenore Blum(
Book
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2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected papers in honor of Manuel Blum : [on 26 April, 1998 Manuel Blum celebrated his 60th birthday ; to honor the occasion
an international conference in Theoretical Comuter Science was organized at the City University of Hong Kong during the week
of 2024 April, 1998] by
Lenore Blum(
Book
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3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A theory of computation and complexity over the real numbers by
Lenore Blum(
Book
)
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a theory of computation over the real numbers : NP completeness, recursive functions and universal machines by
Lenore Blum(
Book
)
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beyond equals : to encourage the participation of women in mathematics by Ruth Afflack(
Book
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1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gödel incompleteness theorem and decidability over a ring by
Lenore Blum(
Book
)
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Math science connection : educating young women today(
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1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
" ... articulates some of the causes and consequences of the unequal participation of women in school math programs. It then presents four examples of model programs that stimulate and support the efforts of women at different age levels to consider and pursue scientific and technical areas of study."
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
" ... articulates some of the causes and consequences of the unequal participation of women in school math programs. It then presents four examples of model programs that stimulate and support the efforts of women at different age levels to consider and pursue scientific and technical areas of study."
Program correctness checking ...and the design of programs that check their work by
Lenore Blum(
Book
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1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Increasing the participation of college women in mathematicsrelated fields by
Lenore Blum(
Book
)
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Complexity and real computation : a manifesto(
Book
)
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Theoretical computer science : selected papers in honor of Manuel Blum(
Book
)
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Strategies for increasing the participation of women in mathematicsrelated fields(
Book
)
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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Alternative Names
Blum, Lenore C. 1942
Epstein, Lenore Carol 1942
Lenore Blum Amerikaans wiskundige
Lenore Blum amerikansk matematikar
Lenore Blum amerikansk matematiker
Lenore Blum mathématicienne et professeure d'informatique américaine
Lenore Blum USamerikanische mathematische Logikerin und Informatikerin
Leonore Blum
Ленор Блюм американский математик
Леонора Блум
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