James T. Smith



Expository Papers and Other Publications



About Geometry and History of Mathematics


2016

H. N. Gupta (1925–2016). CMS Notes 48(8): 25. (Canadian Mathematical Society).

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2016

Polish and Reverse Polish Notation. Math Newsletter, Spring 2016. San Francisco: San Francisco State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The printer omitted a paragraph; click here for a correct version.

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2016

Review of Roman Murawski, The Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic in the 1920s and 1930s in Poland. History and Philosophy of Logic 37:  197–199. Comments. (Ask for password.)

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2014

David Hilbert’s radio address. Loci: Convergence 11. This journal is online-only. Comments.

2010

Definitions and nondefinability in geometry. American Mathematical Monthly 117: 475–489. Review.

2008

Definitions and nondefinability in Euclidean geometry: Pieri and the Tarski School, in Peano e la sua scuola fra matematica, logica e interlingua: Atti del congreso internazionale di studi (Torino, 6–7 Ottobre 2008), edited by Clara Silvia Roero, 493–508. Turin: Deputazione Subalpina di Storia Patria, 2010.

2008

Hilbert’s 1930 radio address. In the exposition Mathema: Ist Mathematik die Sprache der Natur? 6.11.2008–2.8.2009. Berlin: Deutsches Technikmuseum. (Translation)

2007

Review of Angelo Guerraggio and Pietro Nastasi, Italian Mathematics between the Two World Wars. Mathesis: Filosofia e Historia de las Matematicas (3)2(2): 485–492.

2002

(with Dan Wheeler) Mashers mathematical. Mathematical Horizons 10 (No. 1, September): 23-24.

2002

Thomsen’s equation. American Mathematical Monthly 109: 612-622. Review


About Academia


2016

Deborah Damon: Re-entry. Math Newsletter, Spring 2016. San Francisco: San Francisco State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

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2016

Joseph Gubeladze: Transitions. Math Newsletter, Spring 2016. San Francisco: San Francisco State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

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2016

History of mathematics course emphasizing writing. SIGMAA—History of Mathematics: Resources. http://historyofmathematics.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Smith-writing-intensive-course.pdf.

 

2014

(with Anne Krause) Mathematics Department Newsletter, Fall 2007. San Francisco: San Francisco State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

2003

Reflections on forty years. San Francisco State University Mathematics & Statistics Newsletter, 2,5.

2002

A report on the February MAA meeting. San Francisco State University Mathematics & Statistics Newsletter, 2.

1995

A new approach to calculus. San Francisco State University Mathematics & Statistics Newsletter, 3.

1993

Kiljoy. In Skits: Micro-Inequities, by Sue Geller, 36. http://www.math.tamu.edu/~geller/skits.pdf.

1992

(with David Meredith, Diane Resek, and A.Y. Tang) Test site report: San Francisco State University. Focus on Calculus: A Newsletter for the Calculus Consortium Based at Harvard (Fall): 5.


Technical Reports


1988

Turbo Pascal debuggers. Blue Notes 7(Number 5, May): 21–25.

1987

(with David E. Ellis) Primary and Double Antibody Separation Simulators. San Francisco: San Francisco State University Mathematics Application Group. (Software and technical report for Technicon Instruments Corporation)

1985

(with Richard A. Levaro) Asynch Manager: Asynchronous Support Tools for Pascal Programmers. Berkeley: Blaise Computing Inc.. (Software and manual)

1984

SparkyTM: Scientific Programmable Calculator. Berkeley: Blaise Computing Inc. (Software and manual)

1968

(with George Butler) A FORTRAN-II Program to Calculate Transit Radiation Dose Rates and Doses for Ships and Aircraft Maneuvering in Single Weapon Fallout. USNRDL-TR-68-43. San Francisco: US Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory. (Software and technical report)

1964

(with N.L. Wheat, E.J. Leahy, & C.F. Ramstedt) Radiological Effects on Post-strike Reconnaissance Missions. USNRDL-TR-918. San Francisco: US Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory. (Technical report)

1963

(with James R. Sheehan) Effective Fallout Winds for the North Atlantic Ocean. USNRDL-LR-9. San Francisco: US Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory. (Technical report)


Other Publications


2007

Cover photograph. MAA Focus 27 (Number 9, December).

2001

Geometry at work. College Mathematics Journal 32: 184. (Filler material)

1995

Trigonometric diplomacy. American Mathematical Monthly 102: 272. (Filler material)

1989

Problem 360, Solution II. College Mathematics Journal 20: 345.



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