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Journal for History of Mathematics
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The Korean Society for History of Mathematics
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Volume 20, Issue 4 - Nov 2007
Volume 20, Issue 3 - Aug 2007
Volume 20, Issue 2 - May 2007
Volume 20, Issue 1 - Feb 2007
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Mathematics in Chosun Dynasty and Si yuan yu jian
Hong, Sung-Sa ; Hong, Young-Hee ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 20, issue 1, 2007, Pages 1~16
In the 19th century, Chosun mathematicians studied the most distinguished mathematicians Qin Jiu Shao(泰九韶), Li Ye(李治) Zhu Shi Jie(朱世傑) in Song(宋), Yuan(元) Dynasty and they established a solid theoretical development on the theory of equations. These studies began with their study on Si yuan yu jian xi cao(四元玉鑑細艸) compiled by Luo Shi Lin(羅士琳). Among those Chosun mathematicians, Lee Sang Hyuk(李尙爀,
) and Nam Byung Gil(南秉吉
) contributed prominently to the research. Relating to Si yuan yu jian xi cao, Nam Byung Gil and Lee Sang Hyuk compiled OgGamSeChoSangHae(玉監細艸詳解) and SaWonOgGam(四元玉鑑), respectively and then later they wrote SanHakJeongEi(算學正義) and IkSan(翼算), respectively. The latter in particular contains most creative results in Chosun Dynasty mathematics. Using these books, we study the relation between the development of Chosun mathematics and Si yuan yu jian.
Introduction of Analytical Method to Britain and British Mathematical Development in Nineteenth Century
Cho, Su-Nam ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 20, issue 1, 2007, Pages 17~32
In this paper, I review the origins, activities, and influences on the future mathematical development of the Analytical Society of Cambridge. The story of the late 18th century Scotland mathematicians and the early 19th century Cambridge mathematician such as Woodhouse, and the Analytical Society's history show that the Analytical Society wasn't a completely new and reformative meeting. This article reveals that the new analytical studies developed characteristically in Britain's specific intellectual and social context of the late 18th century and the early 19th century.
The French Revolution and Mathematical changes
Choi, Jong-Sung ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 20, issue 1, 2007, Pages 33~44
This paper examines a historical case- the French Revolution- of conceptual change in mathematics. The case that is a space of possibility gave birth to a new community of mathematical practitioners. Carnot and Monge shared the particular conceptions of the problems, aims, and methods of a field and contributed to found Ecole Polytechnique. I intend to show how Carnot's and Monge's mathematical endeavours responded to social, political and technological developments in French society.
Review and Interpretations of Plimpton 322
Kim, Min-Kyeong ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 20, issue 1, 2007, Pages 45~56
The aims of the study were to review the transcriptions of the famous cuneiform tablet 'Plimpton 322' and interpret the meanings of the numbers. Since the tablet was found, many scholars tried to interpretate the relation among numbers. Neugebauer & Sacks, Buck, and Robson's finding are reviewed. This tablet must be the most well known and taken as an important role to complete a proof of the Pytagoras' theorem before the development of Greek Mathematics.
Development of mathematical learning materials through geometric problems and the invention of pentominoes
Hwang, Sun-Wook ; Shim, Sang-Kil ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 20, issue 1, 2007, Pages 57~72
Recently, dissection puzzles such as pentominoes have been used in mathematics education. But they are not actively applicable as a tool of problem solving or introducing mathematical concepts since researches about the historical background and developments of mathematical applications of such puzzles have not been effectively accomplished. In this article, in order to use pentominoes in mathematical teaming effectively, we first investigate geometric problems related to dissection puzzles and the historic background of development of pentominoes. And then we collect and classify data related to pentomino activities which can be applicable to mathematics classes based on the 7th elementary school national curriculum. Finally, we suggest several basic materials and directions to develop more systematic learning materials about pentominoes.
Wajsberg hoops and Commutative BCK-algebras
Cha, In-Sook ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 20, issue 1, 2007, Pages 73~82
This paper delineates some history and developments of Wajsberg hoops, MV-algebras and commutative BCK-algebras. It also discuss some relations on them. Finally, it shows that every Wajsberg hoop is a commutative BCK-algebra.
The Effects of Teaching University Mathematics in English
Lee, Hae-Moon ; Kim, Young-Wook ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 20, issue 1, 2007, Pages 83~102
A math class in Korean university was taught in English for one semester and the students' improvement was measured in math content and English proficiency. Pre and post test in 9 week intervals showed that math content loaming in the immersion class was superior to the non-immersed class. Especially, the immersion class showed remarkable improvement in difficult problems among math content test problems. The immersion class improved in math-related English, but not in general English. It is discussed that the particular English expressions for math are hardly separable from the math content knowledge in English because understanding and using those expressions correctly means the students' understanding of math concept in English and thus the math concept itself.
RSA 안전성과 Coppersmith 정리
Lee, Hui-Jeong ;
Journal for History of Mathematics, volume 20, issue 1, 2007, Pages 103~111