A QUANTUM of KNOWLEDGE for gifted and talented students
Everyone knows the Grimm Brothers' tale about Princess Briar Rose -- the "Sleeping Beauty." :
Once upon a time there was a wonderful
MAGAZINE OF MATH AND
SCIENCE called QUANTUM,
but it went
dormant like Sleeping Beauty. But QUANTA MAGAZINE appeared:
Now, we would like to make available our papers from Quantum Magazine:
Below are links and attachments to the articles that were authored by Victor Gutenmacher , and by "Vaguten" --
pen name of the collaboration between N.Vasilyev and V.
which blends their last names.
algorithm, greatest common divisor, and fundamental
theorem of arithmetic), V. N. Vaguten, Sep/Oct91, p36 (Feature) , see also http://www.math.drexel.edu/~tolya/220_euclid.pdf
Combinatorics-Polynomials-Probability (see the attachment) (Permutations
and binomial coefficients),
Nikolay Vasilyev and Victor Gutenmacher, Mar/Apr93, p18 (At the Blackboard)
Dragon Curves (see the attachment) (
Davis-Knuth’s famous design), Nikolay Vasilyev and
Victor Gutenmacher, Sep/Oct95, p4 (Feature)
Unindentical Twins (see the attachment) (Using conjugate numbers to tame irrationalitites), V. N. Vaguten,
Nov/Dec97, p20 (Feature)
Arithmetic Obstacles (see the attachment) (Analyzing the possibility of moving from one position to another),
N. Vaguten, Jul/Aug99, p4 (Feature)
the Best Alternative (see the attachment) (Mathematical
programming and problems of management),
V. Gutenmakher and Zh. Rabbot, Nov/Dec99, p36 (At the Blackboard)
Joseph Rabbot is the provost of The Russian National Correspondence School In Math
And Science (ВЗМШ Открытый Лицей «Всероссийская Заочная Многопредметная Школа» )
One can read brief biography sketches
of Nikolay Vasiliyev on the last page of our Lines
All above-mentioned papers are Copyright © 2011 National Science Teachers Association NSTA
They were released by permission from NSTA. All are translations from Russian originals.
The next paper
Close Fractions (see the attachment), V.N. Vaguten was published by AMS.
We had requests to translate a few
of our other papers
Russian magazine KVANT to other languages.
The following papers were published in Russian. Следующие статьи изданы на русском языке (here are the links):
Wallace Feurzeig, Ilya Bronstein, Timothy Weber, Natalie Khalatov-Krimnus, Victor Steinbok, Marilyn Schaffer,
and Boris Katz