




ATCM 1998 
Electronic
Proceedings of the 3^{rd}
Asian
Technology Conference
in Mathematics 

Contributed Papers
Technology in Mathematics Education
 About the Polynomials in Two Variables:
Demonstrating the Characteristics of Polynomials by Using a Model,
Masahiro TAKIZAWA, Otawara High School, Japan
 Allowing the Uses of the Computer
in a Mathematical Competition, Jenchung CHUAN, National
Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
 An Innovative Modeling Course
at the Freshman/Sophomore Level, Silvia HEUBACH, California
State University Los Angeles, USA
 An Undergraduate Technologybased
Applied Mathematics Program at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Rosihan
M. Ali & Ahmad Izani Md. Ismail,
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
 Developing the
Curriculum for Curves Using History and Technology,
Masami ISODA, University of Tsukuba, Japan
 Grasp Meanings with
Interactive Java Animation on WWW, Shigeru TSUYUKI,
International Education Software, Japan
 How Should the Coming Mathematics
Education Get Connected with the Computers?  Starting by Solving Problems
within Our Daily Life , Tomoko YANAGIMOTO,
Osaka Kyoiku University, Japan
 Impacts of Using Calculators
in Learning Mathematics, Tingyao ZHENG,
State University of New York College at Fredonia, USA
 Inferential Statistics and the
Graphics Calculator, Barry KISSANE,
Murdoch University, Australia
 Internet Course Material
Supporting Mathematics Programmes Offered at RMIT,
G.F. FITZGERALD, W.P. HEALY & M. LUKIC, RMIT University,
Australia
 Introductory Programming
and Word Problems, Jozef HVORECKY, University of
Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
 Overview and Comment on the
Use of Modern Technology in Shanghai School Mathematics,
Xuhui LI, East China Normal University, China
 Semantic Nets for
Solving Word Problems, Pearla NESHER, The University
of Haifa, Israel
 Teaching Approaches Using
Graphing Calculator in the Classroom for the HearingImpaired Student
, Akira MORIMOTO, Tsukuba
College of Technology for the Deaf & Yoshinori NAKAMURA,
Miyagi School for the Deaf, Japan
 Teaching Mathematics with
Technology, Shin WATANABE, Tokai University, Japan

Technology, Projects, and Elementary Statistics,
T.W. JUDSON, University of Portland, USA
 Uses of
Java Applets in Mathematics Education,
Christopher P. MAWATA,
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, USA
Application of Mathematical Software in the Classroom and via the World Wide Web
 A Frontend Tool for Mathematical
Computation and Education in a Network Environment, T. SAKURAI,
University of Tsukuba, Y. ZHAO, Nagasaki
Institute of Applied Science, H. SUGIURA, Nagoya University &
T. TORII, Nanzan University, Japan
 An Open Learning Mathematics
Foundation Course with MATCAD, Andrew TOON,
Open University Degree Programme, Singapore
 Building Dynamic Mathematical
Models with Geometry Expert  I. Geometric Transformations, Functions
and Plane Curves, XiaoShan GAO & Changcai ZHU,
Academia Sinica, Beijing, China, Yong HUANG, Academia Sinica,
ChengDu, China
 Development of a
BASIC Language Processing System in Accordance with ISO and its Aim,
Kazuo SHIRAISHI, Bunkyo University, Japan
 GAP in Algebra Class,
Hideki SAWADA, Yamagata University, Japan

High Order Programming Using Mathematica in Teaching Programming,
Hiroshi OHTSUKA, Kyushu University, Japan
 Improving JuniorHigh Geometry by
Using Construction Software, Iwao IGUCHI & Katsuaki SUZUKI,
Tohoku Gakuin University, Japan
 Mathematical Notations in Web Pages,
Chor Pee LIM, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore

OnLine Recognition of Handwriting Mathematical Expression via Network,
Y. SAKAMOTO, Kyushu University, M. XIE, R. FUKUDA,
Oita University & M. SUZUKI, Kyushu University, Japan
 Optical Recognition of Printed
Mathematical Documents, K. INOUE, R. MIYAZAKI & M. SUZUKI,
Kyushu University, Japan
authors)
 Recursive Computations in
Spreadsheets, Jozef HVORECKY, University of
Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, & Ivan TRENCANSKY,
University of Economics Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Use of Maple in Determining Radial Eigenfunctions for the
BoundState AharonovBohm Effect, W.P. HEALY & H. HUNG,
RMIT University, Australia
Technology in Mathematical Research
 A New Algorithm Producting Generalized
Sturm Sequence for Polynomials with Symbolic Coefficients,
Hongguang FU, Lu YANG & Zhenbing ZENG, The Chinese
Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, China
 A Note on Nearest Singular
Polynomials, Lihong ZHI, Academia Sinica,
Beijing, & Wenda WU, Beijing Municipal Computing Center, China
 Algorithms of Generalized
Inverses and Their Stabilization, Hiroyuki MINAKUCHI, Hiroshi KAI &
MatuTarow NODA, Ehime University, Japan
 Approximate Singularvalue Decomposition
of a Matrix with Polynomial Entries, T. KITAMOTO, University of
Tsukuba, Japan

Calculation System for the Dual Graph of Resolution of
the Algebraic Curve Singularities using Risa/Asir,
M. FUJIMOTO, Fukuoka University of Education & M. SUZUKI,
Kyushu University, Japan
 Computer Verification of
the Diameter of the NDimensional Pancake Network,
Marissa P. JUSTAN, Trinity College of Quezon City,
Philippines
 Development of a Genetic
Algorithm Model: GAP, Nelson Wai CHAN, Hong Kong Polytechnic
University, China
 Eight Lines Arrangements on the Real
Projective Plane and the Root System of
Type E_{8}, Tetsuo FUKUI & Jiro SEKIGUCHI,
Mukogawa Women's University, Japan
 Normal Lines Drawn to a
Parabola and Geometric Constructions, Tilak de ALWIS,
Southeastern Louisiana University, USA
 On the LeverrierFaddeev Algorithm,
Shuihung HOU, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
 Polynomial
Algorithms for Optimization Problems,
Keiichi SHIRAISHI, Hiroshi KAI, Ehime University,
Tomokatsu SAITO, Sophia University & MatuTarow NODA,
Ehime University, Japan













