Mathematical Writing (CS 209) Videorecordings

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
November 2010
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Overview

Call Number: V0174
Creator: Knuth, Donald Ervin, 1938-
Title: Mathematical writing (CS 209) videorecordings
Dates: 1987
Physical Description: 3.75 Linear feet 30 videotapes (VHS)
Summary: 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.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Provenance

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

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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).

Access Terms

Halmos, Paul R. (Paul Richard), 1916-2006
Knuth, Donald Ervin, 1938-
Lamport, Leslie.
Lamport, Leslie.
Nilsson, Nils J., 1933-
Stanford University. Computer Science Department.
Stemer, Rosalie.
Stemer, Rosalie.
Ullman, Jeffrey D., 1942-
Van Leunen, Mary-Claire.
Van Leunen, Mary-Claire.
Wilf, Herbert S., 1931-
Mathematics--Authorship.


Collection Contents

 

Videos

Box 1

174.2 Minicourse on technical writing (1) 1983 Oct 2

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 1

174.3 Minicourse on technical writing (2) 1987 Oct 5

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 1

174.4 Comments on student answers (1) 1987 Oct 7

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 1

174.5 Comments on student answers (2) 1987 Oct 9

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 1

174.6 Preparing books for publication (1) 1987 Oct 12

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 1

174.7 Preparing books for publication (2) 1987 Oct 14

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 1

174.8 Preparing books for publication (3) 1987 Oct 16

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 1

174.9 Herbert Wilf, guest lecturer, Presenting Algorithms 1987 Oct 19

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 1

174.10 Literate Programming (1) 1987 Oct 21

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 1

174.11 Literate Programming (2) 1987 Oct 23

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 2

174.12 User manuals; Galley proofs 1987 Oct 26

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 2

174.13 Herb Wilf, guest lecturer, on Mathematical Writing 1987 Oct 28

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 2

174.14 Refereeing (1) 1987 Oct 30

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 2

174.15 Refereeing (2) 1987 Nov 2

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 2

174.16 Illustrations (1) 1987 Nov 4

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 2

174.17 Illustrations (2) 1987 Nov 6

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 2

174.18 Quotations 1987 Nov 9

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 2

174.19 Scientific American Saga (1) 1987 Nov 11

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 2

174.20 Scientific American Saga (2) 1987 Nov 13

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 2

174.21 Examples of good style 1987 Nov 16

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 2

174.22 Jeff Ullman, guest lecturer, on Getting Rich 1987 Nov 18

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 3

174.23 Leslie Lamport, guest professor, on Writing Papers 1987 Nov 20

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 3

174.24 Nils Nilsson, guest lecturer, on Art and Writing 1987 Nov 23

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 3

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

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

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 3

174.26 Comments on student work 1987 Nov 30

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 3

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

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

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 3

174.28 Computer aids to writing 1987 Dec 4

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 3

174.29 Rosalie Stemer, guest lecturer, on Copy Editing 1987 Dec 7

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 3

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

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)
Box 3

174.31 Final truths 1987 Dec 11

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)