More Resources for Math and Decision Making
- CHANCE Database
Materials designed to be helpful in teaching a CHANCE case study course based on current
chance events as reported in daily newspapers and current journals and to supplement work
in a more traditional probability or statistics course that introduces current events.
Of particular note on this database is the biweekly newsletter,
- Computer Undercut - A
Decision Making Game
The Math Awareness Week theme is depicted in a game, "Undercut," developed
by Douglas Hofstadter and used by Jonathan Choate and members of his
advanced topics in mathematics class.
- Excerpts from the MAA Visiting Lecturers Program
Are you thinking about getting a visiting lecturer for Math Awareness Week?
For advice on this matter, please see our page of excerpts from the MAA Program of Visiting Lecturers for
1995-96. Included is a list of lecture topics which relate to
the theme of MAW '96, Mathematics and Decision Making.
Operations Research + You = An Exciting Career
A package for high school students and
teachers that demonstrates the relevance and excitement of operations research and mathematics in
general. Using a combination of videotape, computer software, exercises, and text, this package is an invaluable teaching aid for
introducing operations research concepts.
- Decision Making Software Companies
A list of links to web sites for decision making software companies.