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Kugel, Peter – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1985
The controversy over whether or not machines can think has attracted the attention of philosophers, psychologists, neurologists, computer scientists, and writers of science fiction. Various topics and issues related to this controversy are discussed, including turing machines and the relationship between computer history and mathematical…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Computers, Higher Education
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Vest, Floyd – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1991
After discussing the role of supercalculators within the business calculus curriculum, several examples are presented which allow the reader to examine the capabilities and codes of calculators specific to different major manufacturers. The topics examined include annuities, Newton's method, fixed point iteration, graphing, solvers, and…
Descriptors: Calculators, Calculus, Computer Assisted Instruction, Graphs