뉴딜과 mathematical tables project

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개요

실업구제용 뉴딜중 하나. Mathematical Tables Project 

"hundreds of unskilled people to compile a large number of mathematical tables of all sorts of mathematical information" 이런게 가능했단 말인가

실업자들 모아서 무슨 계산을 하고 있었나 보려면 클릭. 이런게 뉴딜ㄷㄷ

WPA 프로그램의 성격

Bethe의 논문 계산

2차대전에서의 활약

 

Tables of circular and hyperbolic tangents and cotangents for radian arguments. Prepared by the Mathematical Tables Project, Work Projects Administration of the Federal Works Agency. Conducted under the sponsorship of the National Bureau of Standards. Lyman J. Briggs, director, National Bureau of Standards, official sponsor. Arnold N. Lowan, technical director, Mathematical Tables Project.

 

조직의 구성과 주요인물

  • Gertrude Blanch

 

 

WPA의 출판물


관련된 항목들

관련논문

  • Anon. 2000. “Beautiful Numbers: The Rise and Decline of the British Association Mathematical Tables Committee, 1871-1965.” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 22 (4) (December): 44–61. doi:10.1109/85.887989.
  • The Rise and Fall of the Committee on Mathematical Tables and Other Aids to Computation
    • IEEE Annals of the History of Computing archive , Volume 23 ,  Issue 2  (April 2001) table of contents, Pages: 38 - 49  , Year of Publication: 2001
  • Gertrude Blanch of the Mathematical Tables Project
    • October-December 1997 (vol. 19 no. 4)

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematical_Tables_Project