Eighth HMTM: 2014

Mathematics - a common language for Europe for thousand years

Held at: Cluj-Napoca.

Dates: 21-25 May 2014.

Chair: Edmund Robertson (University of St Andrews).


Sudhakar Agarkar, Pedagogical Implications of Bhaskaracharya's "Lilavati".

Evgenios Avgerinos and Athanasios Karageorgiadis, On a new era in Mathematics Assessment with the assistance of Computers and New Technologies.

Jaroslav Baričák, Proposal of methodology of constructivist teaching Euclidean theorems using digital technologies.

José Carlos Cortes Zavala, Elipsografos Using Learning Activities to Support the Process Demonstration in Analytical Geometry.

José Carlos Cortes Zavala, Numeric and graphics for function approach, highlighting the importance of linearity and slope.

Edith Debrenti, The Arithmetics from Kolozsvár.

Dorel Duca and Adrian Petruşel, Mathematics Education in Romanian at Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca.

Stefanie Eminger, Ferdinand Rudio (1856-1929): A Historian of Mathematics.

Lajos Klukovits, Problems and Methods in Diophantus' 'Arithmetica'.

Lilla Korenova, Modelling historical mechanisms for drawing curves with GeoGebra in high school.

Péter Kőrtesi, Samu von Borbély, his life and activity 1907 Torda (Turda) - 1984 Budapest.

Péter Kőrtesi, János Bolyai's ownership signature.

Michael Lambrou, Orthocentre: The Intriguing Story of a Theorem of Classical Geometry from Antiquity to Oblivion and Rediscovery.

Elizabeth Lewis, C-V Mourey's single science of algebra and geometry.

Maria Mihaylova and Ion Mazilu, Active learning and activity theories in mathematics.

John O'Connor, An Elementary Approach to Hensel's p-adic Arithmetic.

Nicolae Pop, On the Painlevé's Paradox in Contact Problems for Rigid Body Dynamics.

András Prékopa, Sixty-five years in higher education.

Filip Prikler, Stefan Kriss and Martin Kapus, Using materials from some selected mathematical textbooks from the Teacher Institute in Spisska Kapitula.

Edmund Robertson, William Oughter Lonie - St Andrews Educational Reformer.

József Kolumbán and Ferenc Szenkovits, Remarkable Hungarian Mathematicians at the University of Cluj.

Doru tefănescu, A Historical Excursion on Polynomial Root Bounding.

Valeriu Ungureanu, A Brief History of Pareto-Nash-Stackelberg Games.


Cooperating partners:

Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Babeş-Bolyai University in Cluj; School of Mathematics of the University of St Andrews; Department of Analysis of the University of Miskolc; Department of Mathematics, Teacher Training College of the of the Eőtvős Lorán University in Budapest; Institute of Mathematics, and Institute of Informatics of the University of Debrecen; János Bolyai Mathematical Society, Hungary, Romanian Mathematical Society; Farkas Gyula Society for Mathematics and Computer Science, Cluj.

Organizing Committee:

Edmund F Robertson Chairman); John O'Connor, University of St Andrews; Péter Kőrtesi, Miskolc University; Katalin Munkácsy, Eőtvős University, Budapest; Tunde Kántor, University of Debrecen; Lajos Klukovits, University of Szeged; Michael Lambrou, University of Crete; Katarzyna Winkowska Novak, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw.

Local organizers:

Judit Robu, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj; Anna Soós, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj.

Social events included a cocktail party in the Piramida Restaurant and a trip to the Hungarian Opera (Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci). On Saturday 24 May there was an all-day trip to the salt mine at Turda (Torda), the historic town of Alba Iulia (Gyulafehérvár) and to Aiud (Nagyenyed)

Some pictures taken at this conference are available at THIS LINK.