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The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 53–62 | Cite as

The mathematical tourist

  • Ian Stewart
  • Rüdiger Thiele
  • István Hargittai
  • Betsey S. Whitman
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References

  1. 1.
    Private communication from Professor Koji Miyazaki, Kyoto University, April, 1992.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    K. Miyazaki,Plato and the Five-layered Tower: A Short History of Japanese Culture from the Point of View of Geometry (in Japanese). Jin-mon shoin, Kyoto, 1987.Google Scholar

References

  1. 1.
    Letters of Mary Frances Winston; copies given to the author by Caroline Newson Beshers; originals in Sophia Smith Archives, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Personal interviews with Caroline Beshers and Josephine Newson December 1981, January 1987, and May 1992, Sarasota, Florida.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian Stewart
    • 1
  • Rüdiger Thiele
    • 2
  • István Hargittai
    • 3
  • Betsey S. Whitman
    • 4
  1. 1.Mathematics InstituteUniversity of WarwickCoventryEngland
  2. 2.Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat MainzMainzGermany
  3. 3.Budapest Technical UniversityBudapest-XIHungary
  4. 4.Department of MathematicsFramingham State CollegeFraminghamUSA

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