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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 UK-based worldwide e-mail 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.

APSTAT-L
The apstat-l 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 apstat-l (your email address)
Archives of APSTAT-L are available from the Math Forum.

AT-NET: Approximation Theory Network
AT-NET (Approximation Theory Network) is intended as a ready means for the distribution of information to the Approximation Theory community.

AWM-NET
AWM-Net is an electronic mail forum initiated in January, 1994 for discussing issues related to the AWM (Association for Women in Mathematics) mission. Send e-mail to awm-net-request@cs.umd.edu for more information.

CA-TEACH Mailing List
CA-TEACH 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 CA-TEACH 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 CA-TEACH mailing list, send a message to MAJORDOMO@abacus.oxy.edu with one line in the message body

SUBSCRIBE CA-TEACH

Cabri Forum
Cabri Forum is a mailing list to discuss the use of the software CABRI-Geometry. To subscribe send a message to Majordomo@imag.fr with the following expression in the body of the message:
subscribe cabri-forum

CALC-TI 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 e-MATH 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

COMB-L - Combinatorial Mathematics
The COMB-L 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 COMB-L, send the following command to LISTSERV@CMICH.EDU In the BODY of e-mail:

SUBSCRIBE COMB-L yourfirstname yourlastname

**Comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica

**Comp.soft-sys.matlab
Comp.soft-sys.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.dynamic-sys

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
cti-maths is a UK-based 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 computer-based resources in undergraduate mathematics.

The Center for Data Analysis Technology and Applications (The DATA Center)

Derive-news
derive-news 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 computer-based 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.

DM-Net
DM-Net 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 DMA-newsletter 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.

EdStat-L
EdStat-L is a discussion forum for Statistics Education and is available by e-mail 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, e-mail list for discussing foundations of mathematics. The moderator is Stephen G. Simpson. For more information, send an e-mail message consisting of "info fom" (in the body of the message, without quotation marks) to majordomo@math.psu.edu.

FRACTAL-ART
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 fractal-art

Gabor Digest
The Gabor Digest is an informal platform for the exchange of ideas related to Gabor analysis, Weyl-Heisenberg 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 non-professionals 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 historia-matematica

The archives of this group is available on the Math Archives.

Hist-math 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 math-history-listserver.

Homogenization and Optimal Design Newsletter

ILAS-NET
The International Linear Algebra Society also operates ILAS-NET, an electronic news service which transmits announcements of ILAS activities and circulate other notices of interest to linear algebraists.

IM-NET (Industrial Mathematics Digest)
IM-NET (Industrial Mathematics Digest) is a electronic newsletter for mathematics in industry, commerce and the business world. A major idea of IM-NET is to stimulate communication between people working on mathematical problems in companies, universities and research institutions. IM-NET 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 Ill-Posed 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 up-to-date e-mail addresses and World Wide Web sites of members. A directory of IPNet subscribers is available.

JCMST-L
JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE TEACHING

**K12.ed.math
An archives of this newsgroup is maintained at the Math Forum

L-math 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.

LA-Net
LA-Net is the newsletter of the SIAM Linear Algebra Activity Group.

learning-maths
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.pre-college
**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 calculus-reform oriented newsgroup as an aid to communications among instructors. The newsgroup is also available through e-mail; 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 Two-Year 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 post-calculus 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 on-line seminars.

MathGroup
The Email Group for Mathematica Users.

Maths-education
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 up-to-date information on mathematical morphology, stochastic geometry, random set theory, image algebra, etc.

MuPAD Discussion Group Archives

NA Net News Digest

NA-TEACH
NA-TEACH 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 NA-TEACH 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 NA-TEACH mailing list, send a message to MAJORDOMO@abacus.oxy.edu with one line in the message body
SUBSCRIBE NA-TEACH

NMBRTHRY - Number Theory List

NCTM-L - 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

oon-list - Object-Oriented Numerics List
Topic areas include scientific computing in object-oriented languages such as C++ and Fortran 90, discussion of design, implementation, and performance issues, project, code, and book announcements, paper abstracts and bibliography entries

OP-SF Net
OP-SF Net is the newsletter of the SIAM OP-SF 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

Opt-Net 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.

Real-analysis
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.ohio-state.edu.

**Sci.math.num-analysis
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, self-moderated 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 e-mail message:
SUBSCRIBE SNARK
There is also an Archives of Snark.

SPSSx-L 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).

Stat-L 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 (TAME-L) 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.

VORAPP-L
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 World-Wide-Web and HTML.