James T. Smith



Expository Papers and Other Publications



About Geometry and History of Mathematics


2016

H. N. Gupta (1925–2016). CMS Notes 48(6): 25. (Canadian Mathematical Society).

2016

Polish and reverse Polish notation. Math News (for Spring 2014): 5. (San Francisco State University, Department of Mathematics.) The printer omitted a paragraph; click here for a correct version.

2016

Review of Roman Murawski, The Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic in the 1920s and 1930s in Poland. History and Philosophy of Logic 37:  197–199. Comments.

2014

David Hilbert’s radio address. Loci: Convergence 11. This journal is online-only. Comments.

2010

Definitions and nondefinability in geometry. American Mathematical Monthly 117: 475–489. Review.

2008

Definitions and nondefinability in Euclidean geometry: Pieri and the Tarski School, in Peano e la sua scuola fra matematica, logica e interlingua: Atti del congreso internazionale di studi (Torino, 6–7 Ottobre 2008), edited by Clara Silvia Roero, 493–508. Turin: Deputazione Subalpina di Storia Patria, 2010.

2008

Hilbert’s 1930 radio address. In the exposition Mathema: Ist Mathematik die Sprache der Natur? 6.11.2008–2.8.2009. Berlin: Deutsches Technikmuseum. (Translation)

2007

Review of Angelo Guerraggio and Pietro Nastasi, Italian Mathematics between the Two World Wars. Mathesis: Filosofia e Historia de las Matematicas (3)2(2): 485–492.

2002

(with Dan Wheeler) Mashers mathematical. Mathematical Horizons 10 (No. 1, September): 23-24.

2002

Thomsen’s equation. American Mathematical Monthly 109: 612–622. Review (Mathematical Reviews). Review (zbMath).


About Academia


2016

(with David Bao) Math News (for Spring 2014). San Francisco State University, Department of Mathematics.

2016

History of mathematics course emphasizing writing. SIGMAA—History of Mathematics: Resources.

2007

(with Anne Krause) Mathematics Department Newsletter (fall). San Francisco: San Francisco State University, Department of Mathematics.

2003

Reflections on forty years. San Francisco State University Mathematics & Statistics Newsletter (fall): 2, 5.

2002

Report on the February MAA meeting. San Francisco State University Mathematics & Statistics Newsletter: 2.

1995

New approach to calculus. San Francisco State University Mathematics & Statistics Newsletter: 3.

1993

Kiljoy. In Skits: Micro-Inequities, by Sue Geller, 36.

1992

(with David Meredith, Diane Resek, and A.Y. Tang) Test site report: San Francisco State University. Focus on Calculus: A Newsletter for the Calculus Consortium Based at Harvard (Fall): 5.


Technical Reports


1988

Turbo Pascal debuggers. Blue Notes 7 (Number 5, May): 21–25.

1987

(with David E. Ellis) Primary and Double Antibody Separation Simulators. San Francisco: San Francisco State University Mathematics Application Group. (Software and technical report for Technicon Instruments Corporation)

1985

(with Richard A. Levaro) Asynch Manager: Asynchronous Support Tools for Pascal Programmers. Berkeley: Blaise Computing Inc.. (Software and manual)

1984

SparkyTM: Scientific Programmable Calculator. Berkeley: Blaise Computing Inc. (Software and manual)

1968

(with George Butler) A FORTRAN-II Program to Calculate Transit Radiation Dose Rates and Doses for Ships and Aircraft Maneuvering in Single Weapon Fallout. USNRDL-TR-68-43. San Francisco: US Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory. (Software and technical report)

1964

(with N.L. Wheat, E.J. Leahy, & C.F. Ramstedt) Radiological Effects on Post-strike Reconnaissance Missions. USNRDL-TR-918. San Francisco: US Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory. (Technical report)

1963

(with James R. Sheehan) Effective Fallout Winds for the North Atlantic Ocean. USNRDL-LR-9. San Francisco: US Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory. (Technical report)


Other Publications


2007

Cover photograph. MAA Focus 27 (9, December).

2001

Geometry at work. College Mathematics Journal 32: 184. (Filler material)

1995

Trigonometric diplomacy. American Mathematical Monthly 102: 272. (Filler material)

1989

Problem 360, Solution II. College Mathematics Journal 20: 345.

1987

Letter to readers. Blue Notes 6 (Number 9, October): 4. (Bug report)


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25 November 2022