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On dynamically presenting a topology course

Cairns, P., Gow, J. and Collins, P. (2003) On dynamically presenting a topology course. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, 38 (1-3). pp. 91-104. ISSN 1012-2443

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Abstract

Authors of traditional mathematical texts often have difficulty balancing the amount of contextual information and proof detail. We propose a simple hypermedia framework that can assist in the organisation and presentation of mathematical theorems and definitions. We describe the application of the framework to convert an existing course in general topology to a web-based set of materials. Two user evaluations of the materials indicated both successful and unsuccessful aspects of the framework. We discuss further lines of investigation, in particular, the presentation of larger bodies of work.

Item Type: Article
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Computer Science (York)
Depositing User: York RAE Import
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2009 09:58
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2009 09:58
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1022963714083
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Identification Number: 10.1023/A:1022963714083
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/5586

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