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British mathematician

Devlin is formerly a Consulting Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University and now co-founder and Executive Director of Stanford’s Human-Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute, founded in 2006. He is also a member of Stanford’s Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI), an important research center for work in computational linguistics, computer science, and mathematics. Devlin received his bachelor’s (special) in mathematics at Kings College, London and his Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Bristol in 1971.

Devlin is a prolific writer about mathematics and related scientific disciplines, writing both for specialists and a general readership. He has authored over 30 books during his storied career as a mathematician, and 80 research articles! No wonder, then, that in 2007 Devlin was awarded the Carl Sagan Prize for Science Popularization. These days, Devlin’s research is focused mainly on applying media and other technologies to help students and others learn about math. For instance, he is co-founder and president of BrainQuake, a company that makes video games to facilitate learning mathematics. He is also known as the “Math Guy” on NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday, where he is a commentator.

Devlin became a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society in 2012.

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Keith J. Devlin is a British mathematician and popular science writer. Since 1987 he has lived in the United States. He has dual British-American citizenship.Biography He was born and grew up in England, in Kingston upon Hull. There he attended a local primary school followed by Greatfield High School in Hull. In the last school year he was appointed Head Boy. Devlin earned a BSc in Mathematics at King's College London in 1968, and a PhD in Mathematics at the University of Bristol in 1971 under the supervision of Frederick Rowbottom.

Source: Wikipedia- The Souslin Problem
- Mathematics Education for a New Era
- The Joy of Sets
- Situation theory and situation semantics
- The Computer as Crucible
- Introduction
- Using video games to combine learning and assessment in mathematics education
- Viewpoint: the real reason why software engineers need math
- Pragmatic phenomenological types
- Jon Barwise's Papers on Natural Language Semantics
- Editorial: is Game-Based Math Learning Finally Coming of Age?
- Reduced powers of $ℵ_2$-trees
- Note on a theorem of J. Baumgartner
- The Logical Structure of Computer-Aided Mathematical Reasoning
- The Development of Data Science: Implications for Education, Employment, Research, and the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development
- Sets, Functions, and Logic
- Kurepa's hypothesis and the continuum
- Infos und Infone
- Sternstunden der Modernen Mathematik
- Modeling Real Reasoning
- A Mathematician Reflects on the Useful and Reliable Illusion of Reality in Mathematics
- Primary school students' perceptions of scaffolding in digital game-based learning in mathematics
- On hereditarily separable Hausdorff spaces in the constructible universe
- Finding Fibonacci
- The Pascal-Fermat Correspondence: How Mathematics Is Really Done
- How Mathematicians Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Computer
- Good-bye Descartes?
- A new construction of a Kurepa tree with no Aronszajn subtree
- A Uniform Framework for Describing and Analyzing the Modern Battlfield
- Naive Set Theory
- INFORMATION IN THE STUDY OF HUMAN INTERACTION
- Rather than scientific literacy, colleges should teach scientific awareness
- Mechanical evaluation and failure analysis of composite laminates manufactured using automated dry fibre tape placement followed by liquid resin infusion
- How Technology Has Changed What It Means to Think Mathematically
- Test Tube Computing with DNA
- The Badly Taught High School Calculus Lesson and the Mathematical Journey It Led Me To
- Micro-Maths
- Situation theory and social structure
- Media X: the new liberal arts?
- Sets, Functions and Logic
- Mathematical proofs in the computer age
- Preliminaries
- From five stars down
- Logic for computer scientists
- Fringe maths
- Teaching mathematics as a way of thinking – not calculating
- Teaching mathematics as a way of thinking – not calculating
- Creating an educational tool that uses interactive representations to provide a new approach to mathematics learning
- On My Mind: Numbers in the Garden and Geometry in the Jungle
- On My Mind: Reduce Skills Teaching in the Mathematics Class
- All the Math That’s Fit to Print
- Finding Fibonacci
- Perelman's Possible Poincaré Proof
- Data Science in Education, Employment, Research: Data Revolution for Sustainable Development
- The Logical Structure of Computer-Aided Mathematical Reasoning
- Book Review
- Playing the Negadecimal Game
- Fermat's Last Theorem
- What is a Computation?
- Fermat Watch
- Move Over Fermat, Now It's Time for Beal's Problem
- Media Highlights
- Planting the Seeds of Algebra, 3-5: Explorations for the Upper Elementary Grades
- Review: Criminal Justice and the Treatment of Offenders
- True beyond reasonable doubt
- Formulas for primes
- Computer mathematics reaches its prime
- Perfect numbers
- Colouring by numbers
- Pi and chips
- 100 year old problem solved
- Fermat’s Last Theorem
- Another slice of pi
- The Oxen of the Sun (or how Archimedes’ number came up 2000 years too late)
- Seven-up
- All numbers great and small
- Mod mathematics 1801 style
- Primes and secret codes
- The kilderkin approach through a silicon gate
- Coincidence?
- The Music of Math Games
- Recent Book: The Use of Prisons: The English Penal System in Transition
- Foreword
- Mathematicians Discuss the Snowden Revelations
- Situationssemantik
- Bedeutung und Bindungen
- Geisteszustände
- Wahrnehmung und Handlung
- Einige logische Probleme
- Themen aus der Situationssemantik
- Situationstheorie
- Information
- Rückblick und Ausblick
- Information, Situationen und Infone
- Das Vierfarbenproblem
- Schwierige Fragen im Zusammenhang mit den komplexen Zahlen
- Schönheit aus dem Chaos
- Primzahlen, Faktorzerlegung und Geheimcodes
- Knoten und andere topologische Begriffe
- Die Leistungsfähigkeit von Algorithmen
- Zahlensysteme und das Klassenzahl-Problem
- Das zehnte Hilbertsche Problem
- Die Mengenlehre, das Unendliche und unentscheidbare Probleme
- Einfache Gruppen
- Die Fermatsche Vermutung
- Snake Eyes in the Garden of Eden
- Set theory
- Sets, Functions and Logic
- Functions
- Relations
- Complex numbers
- Use of language in mathematics
- Experimentelle Mathematik
- Berechnungen von π
- Was ist die billiardste Dezimalstelle von π?
- Was ist Experimentelle Mathematik?
- Der Computer kennt mehr Mathematik als Sie
- Die wichtigste Funktion in der Mathematik
- Was wir Ihnen bisher nicht verraten haben
- Vorsicht! Gefahr beim Gebrauch des Computers!
- Was ist diese Zahl?
- Glückstreffer
- Treib es bis zum Limit!
- Werten Sie das folgende Integral aus!
- Ordinal and Cardinal Numbers
- Independence Proofs in Set Theory
- The Axiom of Constructibility
- Topics in Pure Set Theory
- The Zermelo—Fraenkel Axioms
- Non-Well-Founded Set Theory
- A Mathematician at the Ballpark
- CONTRIBUTORS
- Letters to the editor
- Journal club
- PROPER FORCING(Lecture Notes in Mathematics, 940)
- THE COMPUTER MODELLING OF MATHEMATICAL REASONING
- Language at Work
- The Role of Conceptual Structure in Human Evolution
- Homogeneous souslin trees and lines
- Iterated forcing Jensen style
- Souslin's hypothesis
- The combinatorial property ⋄
- Con(ZF) → Con(ZFC+GCH+SH)
- How Jensen killed a souslin tree
- Towards con(ZFC+CH+SH) : A false start
- Rigid souslin trees and lines
- Martin's axiom and the consistency of SH
- The Math Gene: How Mathematical Thinking Evolved and Why Numbers Are Like Gossip
- Goodbye, Descartes.
- Life by the Numbers.
- Essays in Humanistic Mathematics
- Information flow: the logic of distributed systems by Jon Barwise and Jerry Seligman
- In retrospect

University of Bristol

Research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom

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Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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