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Illustration of a counting board in Strasbourg
This conference takes place in 2006 at Pennsylvania State University, Erie.
A wonderful book about the square root of 2, beginning with the search for the side of a square double a given square.
I am a brazen lion; my spouts are my 2 eyes, my mouth, and the flat of my foot. My right eye fills a jar in 2 days, my left eye in 3, and my foot in 4.

An excellent and careful study of matrix methods for solving systems of linear equations in first century China.

A collection of articles about historical and contemporary women in mathematics.
Photo of Plimpton 322, an old Babylonian Tablet, from the Plimpton Collection at the Columbia University Library. Part of the Mathematical Treasures section of Loci: Convergence.

A comparison of the Greek and Chinese approach to the idea of similarity.

The king of France entered into a battle and was defeated. How many soldiers did he have before he was defeated?
This is a regular monthly colloquium meeting at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY