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Department of Mathematics

Bryan C. Dorner

Professor of Mathematics

Bryan C. Dorner - Professor
Phone:
Office:
Morken Center for Learning & Technology - Room 254
Status:
On Sabbatical
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  • Professional

Education

  • Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Oregon, 1977
  • M.S., Mathematics, University of Oregon, 1971
  • B.S., Mathematics, Oregon State University, 1969
  • B.S., Physics, Oregon State University, 1966

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Mathematical Applications of Computers
  • Geometry
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Undergraduate Education
  • History of Mathematics and Science

Selected Presentations

  • Eleventh Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics: ICTCM-11, This conference covers all aspects of using technology in teaching college mathematics. I presented my paper,The Magic Calculator and The Sine Addition Formula (1998)

Selected Articles

  • "Delving Deeper: Chordic vs. CORDIC: How Calculators and Students Compute Sines and Cosines." Mathematics Teacher Vol. 106, issue 6, 2013:
  • "Discovering Roots: Ancient, Medieval,and Serendipitous." The College Mathematics Journal 2005: 35-43.
  • "More Meaning from the Geometric Mean." Mathematics Teacher Vol. 96, no.2, 2003: 142-146.
  • "The Magic Calculator and The Sine Addition Formula." Electronic Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics 1998: http://archives.math.utk.edu/ICTCM/EP-11.html.