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Publisher: Washington : National Academies Press, Boulder : NetLibrary, Incorporated [distributor] 1968 ;
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sciences, Committee on Support of Research in the Mathematical.
Mathematical Sciences : A Report.
Washington : National Academies Press, ©1900
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780309570589 0309570581 1280261528 9781280261527
OCLC Number: 859837366
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Copyright --
Foreword --
Table of Contents --
I Summary --
1 Mathematics and Society --
THE MATHEMATIZATION OF CULTURE --
THE NEED FOR MATHEMATICALLY TRAINED PEOPLE --
APPLIED MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES --
CORE MATHEMATICS --
THE POSITION OF THE UNITED STATES IN MATHEMATICS --
2 Recommendations --
RESEARCH --
EDUCATION --
SURVEYS AND STUDIES --
IMPLICATIONS FOR PROGRAM AND RESOURCES PLANNING --
II The State of the Mathematical Sciences --
3 The Community of Mathematics --
HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES --
THE NATURE OF MATHEMATICS --
CORE AND APPLICATIONS --
CRITICISMS AND TENSIONS --
IMPROVING COMMUNICATIONS --
4 Core Mathematics --
MATHEMATICAL LOGIC --
NUMBER THEORY --
COMBINATORIAL ANALYSIS --
ALGEBRA --
ANALYSIS --
GEOMETRY --
5 Applied Mathematical Sciences --
FLUID DYNAMICS: AN EXAMPLE OF PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS --
STATISTICS --
COMPUTER SCIENCE --
OPTIMIZED ALLOCATION, CONTROL, AND DECISIONS --
OTHER AREAS --
6 Examples of Mathematics in Use --
MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS --
MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES IN ENGINEERING --
AN EXAMPLE FROM THE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES: NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION --
MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES IN ECONOMICS --
MATHEMATICS IN FINANCE AND INSURANCE --
MATHEMATICS IN MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS --
CONCLUDING REMARKS --
III The Mathematical Sciences in Education --
7 Undergraduate Education --
THE INCREASE IN MATHEMATICS MAJORS --
TOTAL ENROLLMENTS IN THE MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES --
QUALITY AND DISTRIBUTION OF MATHEMATICAL-SCIENCE FACULTY --
THE JUNIOR COLLEGES --
THE MATHEMATICS FACULTY IN JUNIOR COLLEGES --
8 Graduate Education --
THE MASTER'S DEGREE --
THE DOCTORATE IN THE MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES --
THE DOCTORATE OF PHILOSOPHY AND INTERMEDIATE DEGREES --
GRADUATE-STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING --
9 Special Educational Issues --
THE COLLEGE TEACHER --
APPLIED MATHEMATICS --
COMPUTER SCIENCE --
STATISTICS --
RESEARCH VERSUS TEACHING --
WASTED MATHEMATICAL TALENT --
IV Level and Forms of Support --
10 Federal Support of Research --
LEVEL AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT --
THE ROLE OF THE MISSION-ORIENTED AGENCIES --
FORMS OF SUPPORT --
TIME AND EFFORT REPORTING --
11 Federal Support of Education --
GRADUATE EDUCATION --
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH EDUCATION --
CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR COLLEGE TEACHERS --
12 Private Foundations --
GRANTS BY PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS --
COMMENTS --
13 Industrial and Government Laboratories --
ACTIVITIES AT SOME MAJOR LABORATORIES --
THE GENERAL SITUATION AND ITS PROBLEMS --
COMMENTS --
V Conclusions --
14 Tasks and Needs --
THE CORE --
PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS --
STATISTICS --
COMPUTER SCIENCE --
OPERATIONS RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCE --
OTHER AREAS --
15 The Mathematical Sciences in Society's Service --
THE MATHEMATICAL POPULATION --
MATHEMATICAL STRATEGY --
TRANSFER TIMES --
EMERGENCIES --
THE LEVEL OF INVESTMENT --
GROWTH CANNOT BE FOREVER --
THE NONUTILITARIAN VIEW --
References --
Appendixes --
Appendix A Individuals Wh.

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