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                  Dr. James M. Parks

                  Prof Emeritus, Math
                  Dept. of Math
                  238 MacVicar Hall
                  SUNY-Potsdam
                  Potsdam NY 13676

            Email: parksjm@potsdam.edu

            Phone: (315) 267-2057

            Fax: (315) 267-2806

 

             Current CV




 

      Latest projects:

·      Subgroups of the Group of Isometries of the Plane, J. Geom. & Topo., 7 (07), 405 – 422.

·       Isometries of the line (Revised)SUNY Potsdam, Math Dept. Publ., June 2009.

·       Subgroups of the Group of Isometries of Space, AAMS, 2(2), (10), 195-208.

·      Transformation Geometry with Applications, SUNY Potsdam publ., 2010.

·      Euclids Maximum Puzzle Yet Another New Proof, SUNY Potsdam, 2010.

·      Max/Min Puzzles for Young Geometers, NYSMTJ, Vol. 62, No.1, 2012.

·      Wedged Squares and Calabi’s Triangle, NYSMTJ, Vol. 62, No.3, 2012.

·      Constructing Calabi’s Triangle on GSP, AMTNYS Conf., Oct. 2011.

·      Inscribing ETs in Triangles, NYSMTJ, Vol. 63, No. 2, 2013.

·      Arguments for results 5.D. in Inscribing ETs in Triangles, NYSMTJ, Vol. 63, No. 2, 2013.

·      Puzzles on Regular Polygons Enclosed in Triangles, NYSMTJ, Vol. 65, No.1, 2015.

·      Sketchpad and Euclidean Geometry, in preparation.

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·      What I’m reading:

1.     Freeman Dyson, Tim Folger, The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2010.

2.     B. Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything.

3.     V. Nabokov, The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov.

4.     A. Robinson, The Last Man Who Knew Everything.

5.     B. Bryson, At Home.

6.     Mary Roach, Tim Folger, The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011.

7.     M. Crichton and R. Preston, MICRO.

8.     R. Feynman, The Pleasure of Finding Things Out, (I’m rereading parts of this after reading Crichton & Preston, MICRO).

9.     G. Farmelo, The Strangest Man, The hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom.

10.   Editors of Scientific American, Understanding Cosmology.

11.   R. Penrose, Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary New View of the Universe.

12.   Brian Greene, The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory.

13.   Dan Ariely, Tim Folger, The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2012.

14.   Jennifer Ouellette, Bora Zivkovic, The Best Science Writing Online 2012.

15.   Robin Robertson, Jungian Archetypes.

16.   M. Cheney, Tesla, Man Out of Time.

17.   W. Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury.

18.   Colin Woodard, American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America.

19.   Paul Hoffman, Wings of Madness: Alberto Santos-Dumont and the Invention of Flight.

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