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In the summer of 2006 at the MathFest in Knoxville Davide Cervone introduced |
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the MathObjects extension to the PG language. This allows you to write code |
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+ | * [https://courses.webwork.maa.org/webwork2/gage_course/Knoxsville_MAA_2006_cervone/?login_practice_user=true Introducing Math Objects] : Davide Cervone's 2006 talk at Mathfest 2006 in Knoxville, TN. |
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− | [https://math.webwork.rochester.edu/webwork2/webwork_presentations/Knoxsville_MAA_2006_cervone/?login_practice_user=true Davide Cervone's 2006 Knoxville talk] |
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+ | * [https://courses.webwork.maa.org/webwork2/cervone_course/setAIM-Talk/?login_practice_user=true More on math objects] : Davide's in depth talk on the properties of MathObjects given at the AIM webwork workshop in August 2007 at the American Institute of Mathematics in Palo Alto, CA. Problems 4, 9, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 51, 52, 57, 60, 61, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 82 display as webwork problems, the rest of the text shows up if you download the hardcopy. |
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## Latest revision as of 20:17, 16 June 2021

In the summer of 2006 at the MathFest in Knoxville Davide Cervone introduced the MathObjects extension to the PG language. This allows you to write code using objects that more closely mimic mathematics constructs as we usually think about them. This code is easier to read and to maintain and is now the preferred way to write problems. (Of course there are still many problems written without using MathObjects, but when creating new problems use a "MathObjects" problem as a model if at all possible. :-)

Notice that the slide show presentations use WeBWorK itself as a presentation tool.

- Introducing Math Objects : Davide Cervone's 2006 talk at Mathfest 2006 in Knoxville, TN.

- More on math objects : Davide's in depth talk on the properties of MathObjects given at the AIM webwork workshop in August 2007 at the American Institute of Mathematics in Palo Alto, CA. Problems 4, 9, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 51, 52, 57, 60, 61, 66, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 82 display as webwork problems, the rest of the text shows up if you download the hardcopy.