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Mathematical Writing (CS 209) Videorecordings
V0174  
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Information about Access
  • Ownership & Copyright
  • Cite As
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection

  • 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.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    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.