Math in the Media

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Mathematical Digest

Short Summaries of Articles about Mathematics
in the Popular Press

"Identity Crisis", by Brian Hayes. American Scientist,November-December 1998, pages 508-512.

This article presents a collection of problems and observations revolvingaround the sometimes subtle concepts of equality and identity. Most of theexamples straddle the border of mathematics and computer science.

--- Allyn Jackson