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Title: AMOF: The Amazing Mathematical Object Factory
Url: http://www.theory.cs.uvic.ca/~cos/amof/
Creator: Ruskey, Frank
Publisher: Canada's SchoolNet
Canadian Mathematical Society
University of Victoria (B.C.)
Description: Combinatorial objects are everywhere. How many ways are there to make change for $1 using unlimited numbers of coins of all denominations? Each way is a combinatorial object. AMOF is part encyclopedia and part calculator, a teaching tool that generates mathematical permutations for such combinatorial objects as subsets and combinations, partitions, magic squares, and Fibonacci sequences by allowing the user to define the parameters of discrete objects. The Object Factory returns a list of all objects that satisfy those parameters. The site can be used to learn more about many types of discrete mathematical structures; descriptions of objects progress in complexity for students at different levels. For more advanced materials, see the Combinatorial Object Server (COS).
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Combinatorics. Combinatorial analysis
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Combinatorics. Combinatorial analysis -- Combinatorial geometry
Science -- Mathematics -- Algebra -- Combinatorics. Combinatorial analysis -- Graph theory -- Graph algorithms
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Analytic geometry
Science -- Mathematics -- Instruments and machines -- Calculating machines -- Electronic computers. Computer science -- Other topics, A-Z -- Algorithms
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Technology
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Mathematics -- Geometry
Mathematics -- Statistics
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Sets
Mathematics -- Combinatorics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Auto-Instructional Aids
Bibliographies
Charts and Diagrams
Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Mathematical Models
Mathematics Materials
Reading Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Continuous Formation
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Frank Ruskey
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Combinatorics
Discrete Math
Fibonacci Sequence
Permutations/Combinations
Triangles and Other Polygons
Date Of Record Release: 2007-12-25 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-11 14:28:52 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Math Forum
Full Record Views: 154
Resource URL Clicks: 22
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