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Der George Pólya Award ist ein 1976 von der Mathematical Association of America (MAA) eingeführter und seit 1977 vergebener Mathematikpreis für besonders elegante Artikel, die in der ebenfalls von der MAA herausgegebenen Mathematikzeitschrift College Mathematics Journal erschienen sind. Der nach George Pólya benannte Preis, der jährlich bis zu zweimal vergeben wird, ist (Stand 2013) mit 1000 US-Dollar dotiert.

Preisträger[Bearbeiten]

Jahr Preisträger Artikel
2014[1] Adam E. Parker Who Solved the Bernoulli Differential Equation and How Did They Do It? Band 44:2 (2013), 89–97.
Christiane Rousseau How Inge Lehmann Discovered the Inner Core of the Earth. Band 44:5 (2013), 399-408.
2013 Jacob Siehler The Finite Lamplighter Groups: A Guided Tour. Band 43:3 (2012), 203–211.
David Applegate, Marc LeBrun, Neil J. A. Sloane Carryless Arithmetic Mod 10 Band 43:1 (2012), 43–50.
2012 T.S. Michael Guards, Galleries, Fortresses, and the Octoplex, Band 42:3 (2011), 191-200.
Leslie A. Cheteyan, Stewart Hengeveld, Michael A. Jones Chutes and Ladders for the Impatient, Band 42:1 (2011), 2-8.
2011 Jonathan K. Hodge, Emily Marshall, Geoff Patterson Gerrymandering and Convexity, Band 41:4 (2010), 312-324
John Martin The Helen of Geometry, Band 41:1 (2010), 17–27.
2010 Andrew Barker Evolutionary Stability in the Traveler's Dilemma, Band 40:1 (2009), 33–38
Curtis Feist, Ramin Naimi Topology Explains Why Automobile Sunshades Fold Oddly, Band 40:2 (2009), 93-98
2009 Lawrence Brenton Remainder Wheels and Group Theory, Band 39, no. 2, März 2008, 129-135
Greg N. Frederickson Designing a Table Both Swinging and Stable, Band 39, no. 4, September 2008, 258-266
2008 Roland Minton, Timothy J. Pennings Do Dogs Know Bifurcations?, Band 38, no. 5, November 2007, 356-361
Andrew J. Simoson Pursuit Curves for the Man in the Moone, Band 38, no. 5, November 2007, 330-338
2007 Richard Jerrard, Joel Schneider, Ralph Smallberg, John Wetzel Straw in a Box, Band 37, März 2006, 93-102
Allen Schwenk Distortion of Average Class Size: The Lake Wobegon Effect, Band 37, September 2006, 293-296
2006 Ezra Brown Phoebe Floats!, März 2005, 114-122
James Sandefur A Geometric Series from Tennis, Mai 2005, 224-226
2005 Brian Hopkins, Robin J. Wilson The Truth About Königsberg, Mai 2004, Seite 198
Stephen M. Walk Mind Your ∃s and ∀s, November 2004, Seite 362
2004 Greg N. Frederickson A New Wrinkle on an Old Folding Problem, September, 2003, vol. 34(4) pp. 258-263
2003 David L. Finn Can a Bicycle Create a Unicycle Track?, Band 33 (2002), 283-292
Dan Kalman An Undetermined Linear System for GPS, Band 33 (2002), 384-390
2002 Timothy G. Freeman Conformality, the Exponential Function, and World Map Projections, Band 32, November 2001, 334-342
2001 Ezra A. Brown Three Fermat Trails to Elliptic Curves, Band 31, No. 3, (2000), 162-172
Chip Ross, Jody M. Sorensen Will the Real Bifurcation Diagram Please Stand Up!, Band 31, No.1, (2000), 2-14
2000 Ezra Brown Square roots from 1;24,51,10 to Dan Shanks, Band 30 (1999), 82-95
Martin Gardner The asymmetric propeller, Band 30 (1999), 18-22
1999 Aaron Klebanoff, John Rickert Studying the Cantor Dust at the Edge of the Feigenbaum Diagrams, Taco, Band 29 (1998), 189-198
David Bleecker, Lawrence J. Wallen The World's Biggest Taco, Band 29 (1998), 2-17
1998 Kevin G. Kirby Of Memories, Neurons, and Rank-One Corrections, Band 28 (1997), 2-19
Aimee Johson, Kathleen Madden Putting the Pieces Together: Understanding Robinson's Nonperiodic Tilings, Band 28 (1998), 172-181
1997 Chris Christensen Newton's Method for Ressolving Affected Equations, Band 27 (1996), 330-340
Leon Harkleroad How Mathematicians Know What Computers Can't Do, Band 27 (1996), 37-42
1996 John H. Ewing Can We See the Mandelbrot Set?, Band 26 (1995), 90-99
James G. Simmonds A New Look at an Old Function, e, Band 26 (1995), 6-10
1995 Anthony P. Ferzola Euler and Differentials, Band 25 (1994), 102-111
Paulo Ribenboim Prime Number Records, Band 25 (1994), 280-290
1994 Charles W. Groetsch Inverse Problems and Torricelli's Law, Band 24 (1993), 210-217
Dan Kalman Six Ways to Sum a Series, Band 24 (1993), 402-421
1993 L. H. Lange, J. W. Miller A Random Ladder Game: Permutations, Eigenvalues, and Convergence of Markov Chains, Band 23 (1992), 373-385
D. N. MacKenzie Triquetras and Porisms, Band 23 (1992), 118-131
1992 William Dunham Euler and the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, Band 22 (1991), 282-293
Howard Eves Two Surprising Theorems on Cavalieri Congruence, Band 22 (1991), 118-124
1991 William B. Gearhart, Harris S. Shultz The Function Sin x/x, Band 21 (1990), 90-99
Mark F. Schilling The Longest Run of Heads, Band 21 (1990), 196-207
1990 Israel Kleiner Evolution of the Function Concept: A Brief Survey, Band 20 (1989), 282-300
D. Neidinger Automatic Differentiation & APL, Band 20 (1989), 238-251
1989 Beverly L. Brechner, John C. Mayer Antoine's Necklace - or How to Keep a Necklace from Falling Apart, Band 19 (1988), 306-320
Edward Rozema Why Should We Pivot in Gaussian Elimination?, Band 19 (1988), 63-72
1988 Dennis M. Luciano, Gordon D. Pritchett Cryptology: From Caesar Ciphers to Public-Key Cryptosystems, Band 18 (1987), 2-17
V. Frederick Rickey Isaac Newton: Man, Myth, and Mathematics, Band 18, (1987), 362-389
1987 Irl C. Bivens What a Tangent Line Is When It Isn't a Limit, Band 17 (1986), 133-143
Constance Reid The Autobiography of Julia Robinson, Band 17 (1986), 2-21
1986 Philip J. Davis What Do I Know? A Study of Mathematical Self-Awareness, Band 16 (1985), 22-41
1985 Anthony Barcellos The Fractal Geometry of Mandelbrot, Band 15 (1984), 98-114
Kay Dundas To Build a Better Box, Band 15 (1984), 30-36
1984 Ruma Falk, Maya Bar-Hillel Probabilistic Dependence Between Events, , Band 14 (1983), 240-247
Richard J. Trudeau How Big is a Point?, Band 14 (1983), 295-300
1983 Paul R. Halmos The Thrills of Abstraction, Band 13 (1982), 243-251
Douglas R. Hofstadter Analogies and Metaphors to Explain Gó's Theorem, Band 13 (1982), 98-114
Warren Page, V.N. Murty Nearness Relations Among Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion, Part 1, Band 13 (1982), 315-327
1982 John A. Mitchem On the History and Solution of the Four-Color Map Problem, Band 12 (1981), 108-116
Peter L. Renz Mathematical Proof: What It Is and What It Ought to Be, Band 12 (1981), 83-103
1981 Gulbank D. Chakerian Circles and Spheres, Band 11 (1980), 26-41
Robert G. Dean, Ennis D. McCune, William D. Clark Calculators to Motivate Infinite Composition of Functions, Band 11 (1980), 189-195
1980 Robert Nelson Pictures, Probability, and Paradox, Band 10 (1979), 182-190
Hugh F. Ouellette and Gordon Bennett The Discovery of a Generalization: An Example in Problem Solving, Band 10 (1979), 100-106
1979 Richard L. Francis A Note on Angle Construction, Band 9 (1978), 75-80
Richard Plagge Fraction without Quotients: Arithmetic of Repeating Decimals, Band 9 (1978), 11-15
1978 Allen H. Holmes, Walter Sanders, John W. LeDuc Statistical Inference for the General Education Student - It Can Be Done, Band 8 (1977), Seite 223-230
Freida Zames Surface Area and the Cylinder Area Paradox, Band 8 (1977), 207-211
1977 Anneli Lax Linear Algebra, A Potent Tool, Band 7 (1976), 3-15
Julian Weissglass Small Groups: An Alternative to the Lecture Method, Band 7 (1976), 15-20

Siehe auch[Bearbeiten]

George-Pólya-Preis

Weblinks[Bearbeiten]

  1. 2014 MAA Awards Recipients Announced bei maa.org; abgerufen am 29. Juni 2014