The MathFilm DVD presents a juried collection of innovative short math videos. The films are winners of the international competition of the MathFilm Festival 2008. Following the May premiere in Berlin, the festival films are shown in public viewings throughout Germany. The festival is part of the "Year of Mathematics" initiative of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The films target a broad audience of students, teachers, and everyone with an interest in mathematics. The topics range from geometry to graphics, from computing to visualization, from historic to modern achievements, from abstract mathematical worlds to real-world applications. The DVD provides entertaining and informative insights into modern mathematics and is an exciting resource for lively school and university courses.
Content Level »Graduate
Keywords »computer graphics - geometry - mathematical films - visualization
Counting Beyond Infinity - up to Epsilon Zero.- Möbius Transformations Revealed.- Flatland: The Movie.- Growing a Hyperdodecahedron.- Facelab.- The Digital Heart.- Periodic Timetable Optimization.- Numbers in Motion.- Quantus.- Dice.- Attack of the Note Sheep.- The Shape of Search.- The Borromean Rings.- Chebyshev's Foot-Stepping Machine.- A Semi-Lagrangian Contouring Method for Fluid Simulation.- MESH- Bubble Excerpt.