Electronic Newsgroups and
Listservs

The following are links to electronic newsgroups and listservs of interest to
mathematicians.
In order to use the links which are preceded with
you must configure your WWW viewer so that it can access a news server.
If you know of any newsgroups of interest to mathematicians and which are
not on this list, then please send the information to help@archives.math.utk.edu.
 Algebraic Topology
Discussion List
 Allstat
 Allstat is a UKbased worldwide email broadcast system for the statistical
community. This list is operated by the Computers in Teaching Initiative (CTI)
Centre for Statistics (although the broadcasts do not need to be concerned
with teaching), and maintained by Stuart Young in Glasgow. It is housed in
Newcastle University's Mailbase system, which is funded by the Joint Information
Systems Committee (JISC) of the Higher Education Funding Councils for England,
Scotland and Wales.
 AMATYC TiMEs
 A newsletter for the Technology in Mathematical Education Committee of the
American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges.
 APSTATL
 The apstatl list is here to help meet the diverse needs of all who are
working to make the experience of taking the Advanced Placement Statistics
Course interesting, relevant and dynamic. You can subscribe by sending an
email message to: majordomo@etc.bc.ca.
Leave the topic line blank. In the body of the message, enter:
subscribe apstatl (your email address)
Archives of APSTATL are available from the Math
Forum.
 ATNET: Approximation
Theory Network
 ATNET (Approximation Theory Network) is intended as a ready means for the
distribution of information to the Approximation Theory community.
 AWMNET
 AWMNet is an electronic mail forum initiated in January, 1994 for discussing
issues related to the AWM (Association for Women in Mathematics) mission.
Send email to awmnetrequest@cs.umd.edu for more information.
 CATEACH Mailing List
 CATEACH is an internet mailing list devoted to the discussion of the teaching
of COMPLEX ANALYSIS. Though it is intended to be a list devoted to teaching
in an undergraduate setting, it is not restricted to this. Regular topics
on CATEACH could include: a discussion of Complex Analysis textbooks, broadcasts
of URLs where documents on complex analysis can be found, personal reports
on teaching complex analysis courses at your institution, impact of technology
on the teaching of complex analysis, curriculum debates, lecture notes and
examples of using various software packages to assist in complex analysis
visualization, among others. To join the CATEACH mailing list, send a message
to MAJORDOMO@abacus.oxy.edu
with one line in the message body
SUBSCRIBE CATEACH
 Cabri
Forum
 Cabri Forum is a mailing list to discuss the use of the software CABRIGeometry.
To subscribe send a message to Majordomo@imag.fr with the following expression
in the body of the message:
subscribe cabriforum
 CALCTI
Listserv
 A forum for discussing issues of interest to the classroom teacher using
TI graphics calculators. This document gives information on this forum and
how to sign on.
 Calculus Reform
Discussion List
 This is a discussion list on eMATH devoted to the reform of curriculum
and pedagogy for calculus and elementary linear algebra, including differential
equations.
 Canadian Mathematical Society Mail
Lists
 Casio
Graphic Calculator Mailing List
 The aims of this mailing list are to keep members uptodate with new programs,
new calculators, new web sites, updates to existing web sites and to allow
discussion of any other relevant casio graphic calculator matters.
 Category Theory Mailing List
 This is the WWW page for the Category Theory Mailing List; in addition to
telling you how to access the list it also gives information on other sites
in category theory. There is also an archives
of postings on categories which is located at the anonymous ftp site sun1.mta.ca.
 CG
Tribune
 CG Tribune is a column that lets you know about different matters of concern
to the computational geometry community.
 Chance
News
 Newspapers and science magazines regularly contain articles that use probability
or statistical concepts. To assist teachers of probability and statistics
in incorporating such current news into their courses, the CHANCE Project
distributes a free electronic CHANCE News to about 1,000 subscribers. CHANCE
News abstracts articles that appeared in the past two weeks in major newspapers.
Discussion questions relating to the articles are included with the abstracts.
 C*ODE*E Newsletter
Archive
 COMBL  Combinatorial Mathematics
 The COMBL list is a forum to discuss questions in combinatorial mathematics.
The typical question or announcement is likely to be on a research topic.
However, discussion is not restricted to research questions. Upcoming conferences,
research announcements, surveys, new books in combinatorics are all suitable
topics for this list. Students in combinatorial mathematics should also feel
free to ask questions (at a variety of levels). To subscribe to COMBL, send
the following command to LISTSERV@CMICH.EDU In the BODY of email:
SUBSCRIBE COMBL yourfirstname yourlastname
 Comp.softsys.math.mathematica
 Comp.softsys.matlab
 Comp.softsys.matlab is an unmoderated USENET newsgroup where the program
MATLAB is discussed. A feature of the newsgroup is frequent postings by MATLAB
developers. An archive of postings to the newsgroup can be found on the anonymous
ftp site ftp.mathworks.com
 Comp.theory.dynamicsys
 The
COMPGEOM Mailing Lists
 The compgeom mailing lists are for those working or interested in computational
geometry.
 Concerns of Young
Mathematicians
 The Young Mathematicians Network is a loose organization of mathematicians
in the junior part of their careers. They distribute a regular email newsletter;
for information on getting on the mailing list, check the link above. Back
copies of the newsletter are available at ftp.ms.uky.edu
and the American Math.
Society.
 CTI
Maths, Mailbase Discussion List
 ctimaths is a UKbased worldwide discussion list for mathematicians, particularly
those interested in the use of computers or the teaching of mathematics in
higher education. It is maintained by CTI
Mathematics, an information and advice service set up to encourage the
use of computerbased resources in undergraduate mathematics.
 The Center for Data Analysis
Technology and Applications (The DATA Center)
 Derivenews
 derivenews was set up to promote the discussion of issues related to the
DERIVE computer algebra system. It is maintained by CTI
Mathematics, an information and advice service set up to encourage the
use of computerbased resources in undergraduate mathematics.
 DEVMATH
 DEVMATH is a listserv for teachers of developmental matheamtics which is
sponsored by AMATYC. To subscribe send a message to listserv@pgstumail.pg.cc.md.us
with the following in the text of the message:
subscribe devmath
 Diffeq
 Diffeq is a Differential Equations email discussion group which contains
postings about the creation and sharing of worksheets/projects for ODE courses.
 DMNet
 DMNet is the newsletter of the SIAM Discrete
Mathematics Activity Group.
 DMANET: Discrete
Mathematics and Algorithms
 DMANET is an electronic news and research network for discrete mathematics
and algorithms. The scope of the DMAnewsletter includes the mathematical
analysis of discrete structures as well as the design of discrete algorithms
and their applications in operations research, computer science and engineering.
 Dynamic Notes
 Dynamic Notes is the newsletter of the SIAM Dynamical
Systems Activity Group.
 EdStatL
 EdStatL is a discussion forum for Statistics Education and is available
by email subscription or as a UseNet News newsgroup (sci.stat.edu).
Information is provided on how to subscribe. A searchable archives is contained
at this link.
 Family Math
Newsletter
 FBP News
 Free Boundary Problems WWWeb Electronic Newsletter of the ESF Scientific
Programme on "Mathematical Treatment of Free Boundary Problems"
 FBP Newsletter
 This is the link to the archives of the Free Boundary Problem newsgroup;
for additional information, read the initial announcement
of this newsgroup.
 Fields
Institute Newsletter
 The most current issue can be found on the home
page of the Fields Institute.
 Finite
Element Newsgroups
 This is a list of pointers to newsgroups which often carry items relating
to Finite Element.
 Foundations of Mathematics
 FOM is a closed, moderated,
email list for discussing foundations of mathematics. The moderator is Stephen
G. Simpson. For more information, send an email message consisting of
"info fom" (in the body of the message, without quotation marks) to majordomo@math.psu.edu.
 FRACTALART
 This mailing list is open to all individuals and organizations interested
in all aspects of Fractal Art. You can subscribe by sending an email message
to: majordomo@aros.net Leave the topic
line blank. In the body of the message, enter:
subscribe fractalart
 Gabor Digest
 The Gabor Digest is an informal platform for the exchange of ideas related
to Gabor analysis, WeylHeisenberg frames and its applications. In addition
it should be a central node in the WWW for those seeking information in this
area.
 General Relativity
News Archive
 The Geometric Group
Theory Electronic Billboard
 Group Pub Forum
 This mailing list is for the discussion of any aspect of Group Theory.
 GSCI
Digest Archives
 GSCI is the monthly newsletter of the special interest group 'Scientific
Computing' of the Deutsche Mathematikervereinigung (German Mathematical Association).
Read the initial
announcement for more details on this newsletter.
 Historia Matematica
 The purpose of this list is to provide a virtual forum for scholarly discussion
of the HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS ( in a broad sense ), amongst professionals
and nonprofessionals with an earnest interest in the field. You can join
the HISTORIA MATEMATICA mailing list sending your subscription ( which has
to be approved ) to
majordomo@chasque.apc.org
with the following command in the body of your message:
subscribe historiamatematica
The archives of this group is available on the Math
Archives.
 Histmath
Listserver
 This is a moderated mailing group for individuals with a serious interest
in the history of mathematics. The Math Forum contains the Archives
of the mathhistorylistserver.
 Homogenization
and Optimal Design Newsletter
 ILASNET
 The International Linear Algebra Society also operates ILASNET, an electronic
news service which transmits announcements of ILAS activities and circulate
other notices of interest to linear algebraists.
 IMNET
(Industrial Mathematics Digest)
 IMNET (Industrial Mathematics Digest) is a electronic newsletter for mathematics
in industry, commerce and the business world. A major idea of IMNET is to
stimulate communication between people working on mathematical problems in
companies, universities and research institutions. IMNET offers communication,
information and documentation on topics related to industrial mathematics.
There is a WWW
page which is currently under construction.
 IMA
Numerical Analysis Newsletter
 The International Clifford
Algebra Society
 Internet Amateur
Mathematics Society
 This is a collection of newsletters from the IAMS mailing list, where interesting
math problems are discussed. Newsletters are also stored at the gopher site
gopher.cic.net
and at the anonymous ftp site princeton.edu.
 IPNet
 The IPNet is a network for researchers working the area of Inverse and/or
IllPosed Problems. The goal is to promote communication between scientists
working in these areas, to provide a newsletter 'IPNet Digest' for notices
and scientific queries of general interest, and to provide a central database
of uptodate email addresses and World Wide Web sites of members. A directory
of IPNet subscribers is available.
 JCMSTL
 JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE TEACHING
 K12.ed.math
 An archives of this newsgroup is maintained at the Math
Forum
 Lmath
Discussion Group
 The purpose of this list is exchanges on the history and philosophy of mathematics
and probability. For some additional information, check out the news
announcement about this list.
 LANet
 LANet is the newsletter of the SIAM Linear
Algebra Activity Group.
 learningmaths
 Links: maths and numeracy teachers, researchers in post compulsory education.
Emphases: adults, other students outside traditional education, learners in
colleges and universities for whom maths is ancillary. Based on: Adults Learning
Maths Research Forum, Maths Support Network.
 Listserv's in
Mathematics
 Maple Users Group
 The Maple Users' Group is a mailing list for discussions about the commercial
software package Maple. The archives of this group is also available in a
different format at the anonymous ftp site ftp.eos.ncsu.edu.
 Maths
Education in the UK
 This is a mailing list intended primarily for international debate, and
the exchange of ideas and information about mathematics education research
and practice. It also serves as a means of communication for members of the
British Society for Research into Mathematics Education (BSRLM).
 Math Forum Internet News
 The Math Forum Internet News, an electronic newsletter to be sent out via
email once a week to all those who subscribe, will keep you informed about
all that's going on at the Math Forum. To subscribe, send a message to
majordomo@forum.swarthmore.edu
and write in the body
subscribe newsletter
 Math
Forum Newsgroups
 The Math Forum (formerly the Geometry Forum) administers eight newsgroups,
an online electronic community for all those interested in geometry:
 geometry.announcements
 geometry.college
 geometry.forum
 geometry.institutes
 geometry.precollege
 geometry.puzzles
 geometry.research
 geometry.software.dynamic
The Math Forum also provides searchable archives of each of these groups
on the home page above.
 Math.cch
 The University of Arizona Department of Mathematics maintains a technology
and calculusreform oriented newsgroup as an aid to communications among instructors.
The newsgroup is also available through email; for information about this
and other items, read the announcement
about this newsgroup.
 MATHEDCC
 MATHEDCC is an internet discussion group of AMATYC, the American Mathematical
Association of TwoYear Colleges. Created by the Technology in Mathematics
Education Committee (TiME), MATHEDCC is dedicated to discussions of all topics
relating to mathematics education.
 MATHEDU
 This is an open majordomo list for discussions about teaching and learning
postcalculus mathematics, including graduate courses. To join the list, send
an email message to majordomo@csv.warwick.ac.uk with the following command
in the body of your email message:
subscribe mathedu
 The Mathematics Learning
Forums
 Become a part of a growing, nationwide community of educators interested
in mathematics reform and the standards of the National Council of Teachers
of Mathematics (NCTM). The Mathematics Learning Forums provide a unique experience
for elementary and middle school teachers to reflect on and refine their mathematics
teaching practices through online seminars.
 MathGroup
 The Email Group for Mathematica Users.
 Mathseducation
 This is a mailing list intended primarily for international debate, and
the exchange of ideas and information about mathematics education research
and practice. It also serves as a means of communication for members of the
British Society for Research into Mathematics Education (BSRLM).
 Mathskills
Newsletters
 The MathSkills Newsletter, in addition to its role in disseminating the
results of the activities of the MathSkills
Network, aims to provide a forum for discussion of a wide variety of issues
related to the teaching and learning of mathematics in higher education.
 Mersenne Prime Mailing
List
 The Mersenne Prime Mailing List was created to facilitate communication
between those interested in all aspects of Mersenne Primes. One ongoing topic
is the search for the next Mersenne Prime.
 Minitab, Mailbase
Discussion List
 The list is for discussion of the use of Minitab statistical software in
teaching and research in any discipline. It is a forum for users' needs, problems
and workarounds, and for the rapid publication of (short) Minitab macros.
 Mathematical Morphology
Digest
 The Morphology Digest is an electronic newsletter which is sent out approximately
every six weeks. It contains fast and uptodate information on mathematical
morphology, stochastic geometry, random set theory, image algebra, etc.
 MuPAD Discussion
Group Archives
 NA Net News Digest
 NATEACH
 NATEACH is an internet mailing list devoted to the discussion of the teaching
of NUMERICAL ANALYSIS. Though it is intended to be a list devoted to teaching
in an undergraduate setting, it is not restricted to this. Regular topics
on NATEACH could include: a discussion of new Numerical Analysis textbooks,
broadcasts of URLs where documents on numerical analysis can be found, personal
reports on teaching numerical courses at your institution, impact of technology
on the teaching of numerical analysis, curriculum debates, reform of numerical
analysis courses, etc etc. To join the NATEACH mailing list, send a message
to MAJORDOMO@abacus.oxy.edu with one
line in the message body
SUBSCRIBE NATEACH
 NMBRTHRY
 Number Theory List
 NCTML
 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
 An archives of this newsgroup is maintained by the Math
Forum
 NMBRTHRY
 Number Theory List
 NMMATYC Listserv
 The NMMATYC Listserv is an open discussion group for anyone interested in
mathematics education.
 Number Theory Net
 oonlist  ObjectOriented
Numerics List
 Topic areas include scientific computing in objectoriented languages such
as C++ and Fortran 90, discussion of design, implementation, and performance
issues, project, code, and book announcements, paper abstracts and bibliography
entries
 OPSF Net
 OPSF Net is the newsletter of the SIAM OPSF
Activity Group.
 The Open Mathematics List
 A discussion of topics about understanding mathematics and making mathematics
easier for the public to understand. To join, send "SUBSCRIBE OPENMATHS" to
M.Ray@UEA.ac.uk
 OptNet Home
Page
 Operational
Research (Ornet)
 A forum for people in the Operational Research community to exchange ideas
and views.
 Outposts  Geometry Forum
Newsletter
 PARASOL Newsletter
 Within PARASOL, new parallel algorithms for the direct and iterative solution
of sparse systems of linear equations will be developed, evaluated and integrated
into a library. GENIAS will publish a biannual newsletter about the achievements
made in PARASOL.
 Realanalysis
 This is the FAQ for this newsgroup which is available for discussions for
anything related to Real Analysis. Some of the topics which have appeared
are questions about finding references, open problems, conference announcements,
opinions on textbooks and historical comments.
 SAMATH
 SAMATH  the Saudi Association for Mathematical Sciences List  is an electronic
list that will allow persons around the world interested in mathematics issues
to discuss matters of mutual concern.
 Sci.fractals
 The FAQ of this newsgroup is maintained at rtfm.mit.edu
and www.mta.ca.
 Sci.math
 The FAQ of this newsgroup is maintained at daisy.uwaterloo.ca
and an archives is maintained at the Math
Forum.
 Sci.nonlinear
 The hypertext version of the FAQ of this newsgroup is maintained at www.fen.bris.ac.uk
and www.cis.ohiostate.edu.
 Sci.math.numanalysis
 The FAQ of this newsgroup is maintained at ftp.mathcom.com;
a copy is also kept at Penn
State.
 Sci.math.research
 This moderated newsgroup is a forum for the discussion of current mathematical
research. For further information, check out the WWW
page about this newsgroup. You can do a WAIS search of the archives
at Lake Forest College.
 Sci.math.symbolic
 Sci.stat.edu
 Sci.stat.math
 Sci.nonlinear
 SCME Digest
 Semigroups,
Mailbase discussion list
 The aim of this list is to act as a forum to encourage discussion and exchange
of ideas on all matters relating to the theory of semigroups and related topics.
 SNARK
 Snark is a open, selfmoderated mailing list devoted to puzzles, recreational
mathematics, logic, word games, paradoxes, board and strategic games, geometrical
problems, mechanical puzzles, and all the others perplexities for the intelligence.
The contributions are only in Spanish. To subscribe to Snark, send the following
command to majordomo@ccc.uba.ar
in the BODY of email message:
SUBSCRIBE SNARK
There is also an Archives
of Snark.
 SPSSxL
Discussion Archives
 Statistics
related email lists
 Stochastic Analysis Digest
 Stochastic Analysis Digest provides conference information & publication
announcements in the areas of probability, stochastic analysis, statistics
and related fields . It has a section on open positions and we are considering
adding an open discussion section and including research announcements (available
with abstracts as HTML and/or PostScript documents).
 StatL Discussion
Archives
 SUSIG  Teaching in the Mathematical Sciences with Spreadsheets
 For information on joining this newsgroup, send a message to LISTSERV@MIAMIU.ACS.MUOHIO.EDU
with the single word help in the body of the message.
 TAME
Electronic Mail Forum
 The Technology And Mathematics Education list server (TAMEL) has been initiated
to develop a network of mathematics educators who wish to monitor, support
and promote the development of technology enriched approaches to mathematics
education in Australian schools.
 TEACHMAT
 Methods of Teaching Mathematics
 TILE.NET/LISTS
 This site contains a listing of all the LISTSERV discussion groups on the
Internet for people interested in Mathematics. LISTSERV is a program to manage
discussion groups; this list does not include those groups managed using the
programs Listproc and Majordomo.
 UfloMat
 An electronic newsgroup  pour les "Utilisateurs Francophones des Logiciels
de MathWorks", Matlab et Simulink en particulier et essentiellement !!! Pour
souscrire a cette liste, adressez un courrier electronique a l'adresse suivante:
ListServ@Ext.Jussieu.Fr
avec comme seul message dans le corps de la lettre la ligne suivante:
SUB UfloMat Prenom NOM  "Rattachement"
 UK
Nonlinear News
 The primary goal of UK Nonlinear News is to allow researchers in the applied
and theoretical sides of nonlinear mathematics to keep abreast of the wide
variety of nonlinear activities throughout the UK.
 Using Technology in Mathematics Service Courses
 This WEB page is presented
by Central Michigan University and partially funded by an Annenberg/ CPB grant.
The goal of this page is to provide an information forum specifically for
instructors interested in Technological and Innovative reform in Mathematics
Service Courses. On this site there are Bulletin Boards for Discussion Groups
on Equipment/Technical, Administrative/Peer Acceptance and Student Assessment.
 VORAPPL
 Voronoi and Computational Geometry Applications.
 WAPRECALC
 A listproc to discuss College Algebra/Precalculus issues. To subscribe,
send an email to listproc@u.washington.edu
with the following request in the message:
subscribe waprecalc YourName
 Wavelet Digest
 Webmath
 WebMath is a mailing list for everyone interested in mathematics on the World Wide Web.
You can subscribe by either using a web
based form or by sending email to majordomo@mail.math.ca with the following request in the
message:
subscribe webmath
 WGS Newsletter
 The WGS newsletters contains information on the WGS activities, the evolution
of the SLICOT library, and the newest developments on software related to
control and systems theory.
 World Mathematical
Year 2000
 WWWMath Discussion
Group
 WWWMath is an email discussion group, dedicated to the subject of Mathematica
and its interconnection with WorldWideWeb and HTML.