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Just to keep readers in the loop: I have not forsaken you! I just have a job now… I got hired to program in Clojure, a peculiar member of the Java family and distant relation to the LISP clan. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Meta: Higgs Boson

So, they discovered the Higgs Boson the other day. I think I will ultimately get to discussing the Standard Model in mathematical detail. It would be awesome to discuss the classical Standard Model, then the quantum Standard Model. I have … Continue reading

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Sit tight for vector calculus

We will embark on the exciting world of vector calculus soon, just sit tight! I am working on some Metapost macros that will allow me to doodle vector calculus diagrams. This may take some time (a few days or maybe … Continue reading

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Meta: Classical Physics

So, I am planning to cover sequences and series, then multivariable calculus. Probably I will continue on and discuss linear algebra. Differential equations are up in the air. But I am entertaining the thought to take notes on classical physics. … Continue reading

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Future Directions (After Differential Calculus)

(Another aside!) I am planning to write a post or two on curve sketching, giving examples which are quite complicated. After that, I will consider the work on differential calculus (of a single variable) quite done. I will begin discussing … Continue reading

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Euler and Puzzles

(A brief aside!) Euler’s Introduction to Algebra is translated and available online for the interested reader. A number of peculiar mathematical oriented programming puzzles are available at Project Euler. The interested reader should first peruse A Tutorial on Dynamic Programming, … Continue reading

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