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A challenge of numbers : people in the mathematical sciences

Author: Bernard L Madison; Therese A Hart; Committee on the Mathematical Sciences in the Year 2000.; National Research Council (U.S.). Mathematical Sciences Education Board.; National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Mathematical Sciences.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the circumstances and issues centered on people in the mathematical sciences, principally students and teachers at US colleges and universities. Here, trends in the mathematical sciences'  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Statistics
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard L Madison; Therese A Hart; Committee on the Mathematical Sciences in the Year 2000.; National Research Council (U.S.). Mathematical Sciences Education Board.; National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Mathematical Sciences.
ISBN: 0309041902 9780309041904
OCLC Number: 21414974
Description: xv, 119 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1 Front Matter; 2 1 Introduction and Historical Perspective; 3 2 The U.S. Labor Force and Higher Education; 4 3 College and University Mathematical Sciences; 5 4 Majors in Mathematics and Statistics; 6 5 Mathematical Scientists in the Workplace; 7 6 Issues and Implications; 8 Bibliography; 9 Appendix Tables
Responsibility: prepared by Bernard L. Madison and Therese A. Hart for the Committee on the Mathematical Sciences in the year 2000 ; Mathematical Sciences Education Board [and] Board on Mathematical Sciences, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources, National Research Council.

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