Table of Contents, July 2004 (Volume XIV, Issue 1)

 

Geombinatorics Quarterly Vol

 July 2004 to April 2005


Issue 1, Issue 2, Issue 3, Issue 4


Table of Contents

July 2004 (Volume XIV, Issue 1)

Editors Page………………………………………………………………………………………………4

New Essays

  • Empty Monochromatic Fourgons in Two-Colored Point Sets
    By Peter Brass……………………………………………………………………………………………5

 

 

  • Are Prisms and Antiprisms Really Boring? (Part 2)
    By Branko Grünbaum…………………………………………………………………………………10

 

  • A Note to Triangles in Graphs
    By Dânut Marcu………………………………………………………………………………………18

 

  • In Search for van der Waerden, Leipzig and Amsterdam, 1931-1945. Part I: Leipzig
    By Alexander Soifer…………………………………………………………………………………21

 

Book Reviews

  • To Live, To Die, or To Compromise?
    A review of Maria Geogiadou’s Contrantin Caratheodory: Mathematics and Politics in Turbulent Times
    By Alexander Soifer………………………………………………………………………………197

 

Table of Contents

October 2004 (Volume XIV, Issue 2)

Editors Page……………………………………………………………………………………………52

New Essays

  • 30 Two-Colored Points with no Monochromatic Convex Fourgons
    By Erich Friedman……………………………………………………………………………………………53

 

 

 

  • In Search for van der Waerden, Leipzig and Amsterdam, 1931-1945. Part II: Amsterdam, 1945
    By Alexander Soifer………………………………………………………………………………72

 

Book Reviews

  • A Review of Ban Ye Wu and Kun-Mao Chao Spanning Trees and Optimization Problems
    By P.D. Johnson, Jr………………………………………………………………………………103

 

Table of Contents

January 2005 (Volume XIV, Issue 3)

Editors Page…………………………………………………………………………………………116

New Essays

  • On the Density of a Translative Packing of Equilateral Triangles
    By Janusz Januszewski…………………………………………………………………………117

 

  • In Search for van der Waerden, Leipzig and Amsterdam, 1931-1945. Part III: Amsterdam, 1946-1951
    By Alexander Soifer……………………………………………………………………………124

 

Book Reviews

  • Money in Service of Mathematics: A Review of Reinhard Siegmund-Schultze’s Rockefeller anf the Internationalization of Mathematics Between the Two World Wars
    By Alexander Soifer……………………………………………………………………………162

 

  • A Geometer’s Bible: A Review of J.E. Goodman and J. O’Rourke, editors’ Handbook of Discrete and Computational Geometry
    By Alexander Soifer……………………………………………………………………………166

 

  • What is a Mathematician’s Idea of Fun? A Review of Peter Winkler’s Mathematical Puzzles: A Conniosseur’s Collection
    By Alexander Soifer………………………………………………………………………………170

 Errata……………………………………………………………………………………………………172

      

Recent Books…………………………………………………………………………………………173

 

Table of Contents

April 2005 (Volume XIV, Issue 4)

Editors Page…………………………………………………………………………………………180

Featured Essay

  • On Stephen P. Townshen’s 1979 Proof
    By Alexander Soifer………………………………………………………………………………181

 

  • Coloring the Plane with No Monochrome Units
    By Stephen P. Townshend………………………………………………………………………184

 

New Essays

  • Covering Isosceles Right Triangles with Isosceles Right Triangles
    By Ren Ding, Changquing Xu, and Liping Yuan…………………………………………………194

 

  • Small Configurations with Many Incidences
    By Branko Grünbaum………………………………………………………………………………200

 

  • Consequences of the Pentagon Property
    By Stanly Rabinowitz…………………………………………………………………………………208

 

  • Cover-Up Squared
    By Alexander Soifer…………………………………………………………………………………221

 

News

  • Monthly “Borrows” Geombinatorics’ Squares
    By Alexander Soifer…………………………………………………………………………………170

 

Recent Books……………………………………………………………………………………..173