Math 21a, Fall 2008

Exhibits page Math 21a 2008, Multivariable Calculus

The misery index

Course head: Oliver Knill

Office: SciCtr 434

Email: knill@math.harvard.edu

Here are the "misery index" slides mentioned in
the intro meeting of Tuesday Sep 16. The story
illustrates that multivariable calculus concepts can be useful to visualize
data. The example is a
NYT article by Floyd Norris of September 13, 2008
titled "The return of the misery index".
Links: The NYT Chart |

Questions and comments to knill@math.harvard.edu

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