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Re: MathMonks?

by kvale (Monsignor)
on May 06, 2004 at 00:53 UTC ( #350956=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to MathMonks?

I have not seen any web logs/forums/communities specialized for mathematics outside of some K-12 sites. I think such a site could be fun and informative, if it was not buried in homework questions.

There are active forums on Usenet:

  • alt.math.recreational (occasional fun posts + much spam)
  • sci.math
  • sci.stat.math
  • sci.math.num-analysis
  • sci.math.research (moderated)

These are not nearly as nice as Perlmonks, but interesting topics get discussed and people can sometimes get answers to questions.


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Re: Re: MathMonks?
by petemar1 (Pilgrim) on May 07, 2004 at 03:52 UTC

    Any good IRC channels, particularly for recreational math?

      As far as math IRC, the #math channel on Freenode is very active, and is populated by several knowledgeable people at any given time.

      (sorry to resurrect a dead thread, but I just wanted this up for anyone searching for this answer in the future)

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