James T. Smith
Expository Papers and Other Publications
About Geometry and History of Mathematics
2023 |
Tarski and Bachmann in Regina: a magical connection. To appear in the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics 13(2). |
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 |
Sparky^{TM}: 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
2023 |
Unlimited. Gater Retiree Gazette (February): 5. |
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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