Mathematical Writing (CS 209) Videorecordings V0174

Daniel Hartwig
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
November 2010
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064
specialcollections@stanford.edu

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Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Mathematical writing (CS 209) videorecordings
creator: Knuth, Donald Ervin
Identifier/Call Number: V0174
Physical Description: 3.75 Linear Feet 30 videotapes (VHS)
Date (inclusive): 1987
Abstract: Videotaped lectures from Knuth's computer science course Mathematical Writing, given in the fall of 1987; guest lecturers were Herb Wilf, Jeff Ullman, Leslie Lamport, Nils Nilsson, Mary-Claire van Leunen, Rosalie Stemer, and Paul Halmos.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Administrative transfer, 1998.

Information about Access

Open for research. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

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Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Mathematical Writing (CS 209) Videorecordings (V0174). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Professor of computer science at Stanford University.

Description of the Collection

Videotaped lectures from Knuth's computer science course Mathematical Writing, given in the fall of 1987. The course focused on issues of technical writing and the effective presentation of mathematics and computer science. Guest lectures included Herb Wilf (University of Pennsylvania), Jeff Ullman (Stanford), Leslie Lamport (Digital Equipment Corporation) , Nils Nilsson (Stanford), Mary-Claire van Leunen (Digital Equipment Corporation) , Rosalie Stemer (San Francisco Chronicle), and Paul Halmos (University of Santa Clara).
The class notes are available as a Stanford report, Mathematical Writing , and a published book.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Mathematics--Authorship.
Halmos, Paul R. (Paul Richard)
Knuth, Donald Ervin
Lamport, Leslie.
Nilsson, Nils J.
Knuth, Donald Ervin
Stanford University. Computer Science Department
Stemer, Rosalie.
Ullman, Jeffrey D.
Van Leunen, Mary-Claire.
Wilf, Herbert S.

 

Videos

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Mathematical writing 174.01

Mathematical writing

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Minicourse on technical writing (1) 174.2 1983 Oct 2

Mini course on technical writing

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
box 1

Minicourse on technical writing (2) 174.3 1987 Oct 5

Mini course on technical writing

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Comments on student answers (1) 174.4 1987 Oct 7

Comments on student answers

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Comments on student answers (2) 174.5 1987 Oct 9

Comments on student answers (2): 10/19/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
box 1

Preparing books for publication (1) 174.6 1987 Oct 12

Preparing books for publication (1): 10/12/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Preparing books for publication (2) 174.7 1987 Oct 14

Preparing books for publication (2): 10/14/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Preparing books for publication (3) 174.8 1987 Oct 16

Preparing books for publication (3): 10/16/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Herbert Wilf, guest lecturer, Presenting Algorithms 174.9 1987 Oct 19

Herbert Wilf, guest lecturer, Presenting Algorithms: 10/19/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Literate Programming (1) 174.10 1987 Oct 21

Literate Programming (1): 10/21/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Literate Programming (2) 174.11 1987 Oct 23

Literate Programming (2): 10/23/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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User manuals; Galley proofs 174.12 1987 Oct 26

User manuals; Galley proofs: 10/26/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Herb Wilf, guest lecturer, on Mathematical Writing 174.13 1987 Oct 28

Herb Wilf, guest lecturer, on Mathematical Writing: 10/28/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Refereeing (1) 174.14 1987 Oct 30

Refereeing (1): 10/30/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Refereeing (2) 174.15 1987 Nov 2

Refereeing (2): 11/2/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Illustrations (1) 174.16 1987 Nov 4

Illustrations (1): 11/4/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Illustrations (2) 174.17 1987 Nov 6

Illustrations (2): 11/6/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Quotations 174.18 1987 Nov 9

Quotations: 11/9/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Scientific American Saga (1) 174.19 1987 Nov 11

Scientific American Saga (1): 11/11/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Scientific American Saga (2) 174.20 1987 Nov 13

Scientific American Saga (2): 11/13/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Examples of good style 174.21 1987 Nov 16

Examples of good style: 11/16/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Jeff Ullman, guest lecturer, on Getting Rich 174.22 1987 Nov 18

Jeff Ullman, guest lecturer, on Getting Rich: 11/18/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Leslie Lamport, guest professor, on Writing Papers 174.23 1987 Nov 20

Leslie Lamport, guest professor, on Writing Papers: 11/20/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Nils Nilsson, guest lecturer, on Art and Writing 174.24 1987 Nov 23

Nils Nilsson, guest lecturer, on Art and Writing: 11/23/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Mary-Claire van Leunen, guest lecturer 174.25 1987 Nov 25

Mary-Claire van Leunen, guest lecturer: 1987 Nov 25

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Comments on student work 174.26 1987 Nov 30

Comments on student work: 11/30/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Mary-Claire van Leunen, guest lecturer 174.27 1987 Dec 2

Mary-Claire van Leunen, guest lecturer: 1987 Dec 2

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Computer aids to writing 174.28 1987 Dec 4

Computer aids to writing: 12/4/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
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Rosalie Stemer, guest lecturer, on Copy Editing 174.29 1987 Dec 7

Rosalie Stemer, guest lecturer, on Copy Editing: 12/7/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
box 3

Paul Halmos, guest lecturer, on Mathematical Writing 174.30 1987 Dec 9

Paul Halmos, guest lecturer, on Mathematical Writing: 12/9/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)
box 3

Final truths 174.31 1987 Dec 11

Final truths: 12/11/1987

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (vhs)