# Joe Malkevitch’s Column Archive

Here are Joe Malkevitch’s older Feature Columns. Joe’s newest columns may be found here.

- December 2020 – Pseudonyms in Mathematics (History of Mathematics)
- August 2020 – Remembering Richard Kenneth Guy: Games and Taking on Mountains (Game Theory and Social Choice, Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- April 2020 – Points, Lines, and Incidences (Geometry and Topology, Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- September 2019 – Pretty as a Picture (Part II) (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- April 2019 – Pretty as a Picture (Part I) (History of Mathematics, Geometry and Topology, Algebra)
- January 2019 – Branko Grunbaum Remembered–A Great Geometer! (Geometry and Topology, Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- September 2018 – Recognition (History of Mathematics)
- April 2018 – Mathematical Economics for Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month (Game Theory and Social Choice)
- January 2018 – Regular-Faced Polyhedra: Remembering Norman Johnson (Discrete Math and Combinatorics, Geometry and Topology, History of Mathematics)
- September 2017 – Ranking, Grading, and Genealogy (Game Theory and Social Choice, Discrete Math and Combinatorics, History of Mathematics)
- April 2017 – Remembering Bill Thurston (1946-2012) (Geometry and Topology, History of Mathematics)
- January 2017 – Building Trees for Biologists (Discrete Math and Combinatorics, Math and the Sciences)
- September 2016 – Theoretical Mathematics Finds Use in Economics–A Tribute to Lloyd Shapley (Discrete Math and Combinatorics, Game Theory and Social Choice)
- April 2016 – Mathematics and Crystal Balls (History of Mathematics, Probability and Statistics)
- January 2016 – Are Precise Definitions a Good Idea? (History of Mathematics, Geometry and Topology)
- September 2015 – Mathematics and Ecology (Math and Nature, Math and the Sciences)
- April 2015 – Mathematical Careers (Game Theory and Social Choice, Math and the Sciences)
- January 2015 – Mathematics and Psychology (Game Theory and Social Choice, Math and the Sciences)
- September 2014 – Mathematics and Chemistry: Partners in Understanding Our World (Math and the Sciences, Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- April 2014 – Magical Mathematics – A Tribute to Martin Gardner (History of Mathematics)
- January 2014 – Periods (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- September 2013 – Words and More Words (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- April 2013 – Sustainability (Game Theory and Social Choice, Math and Nature)
- January 2013 – Hurricane Sandy Meets Mathematics (Math and Nature)
- September 2012 – Mathematical Modeling (Miscellaneous, Math and Technology)
- April 2012 – More Precious than Gold? (History of Mathematics, Probability and Statistics)
- January 2012 – Weird Rulers (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- September 2011 – Going, Going, …, Gone! (Geometry and Topology)
- April 2011 – Complexity (Math and Technology, History of Mathematics)
- January 2011 – The Price of Anarchy (Game Theory and Social Choice)
- September 2010 – Who Won! (Game Theory and Social Choice)
- April 2010 – Mathematics and Sports (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- January 2010 – Keep on Trucking (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- September 2009 – School Choice (Game Theory and Social Choice)
- April 2009 – Mathematics and Climate (Math and the Sciences)
- January 2009 – People Making a Difference (Geometry and Topology)
- September 2008 – Gray Codes (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- April 2008 – The Process of Electing a President (Game Theory and Social Choice)
- January 2008 – Urban Geometry (Discrete Math and Combinatorics, Geometry and Topology)
- October 2007 – Taxi! (Geometry and Topology)
- April 2007 – Mathematics and the Brain (Math and the Sciences, Math and Technology)
- January 2007 – Rationality and Game Theory (Game Theory and Social Choice)
- September 2006 – Finite Geometries? (History of Mathematics, Geometry and Topology)
- April 2006 – Mathematics and Internet Security (Math and Technology, History of Mathematics)
- January 2006 – Trees: A Mathematical Tool for All Seasons (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- September 2005 – Sales and Chips (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- April 2005 – Mathematics and Cosmology (History of Mathematics)
- March 2005 – Resolving Bankruptcy Claims (Game Theory and Social Choice)
- January 2005 – Euler’s Polyhedral Formula: Part II (Geometry and Topology, History of Mathematics)
- December 2004 – Euler’s Polyhedral Formula (Geometry and Topology, History of Mathematics)
- November 2004 – Mathematical Marriages (Discrete Math and Combinatorics, Game Theory and Social Choice)
- October 2004 – Voting Games: Part II (Game Theory and Social Choice)
- September 2004 – Voting Games: Part I (Game Theory and Social Choice)
- August 2004 – Machine Scheduling (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- June 2004 – Bin Packing and Machine Scheduling (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- May 2004 – Bin Packing (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- April 2004 – Networks (Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- March 2004 – Diagonals: Part II (Geometry and Topology)
- February 2004 – Diagonals: Part I (Geometry and Topology)
- January 2004 – Cubes (Geometry and Topology, Algebra)
- December 2003 – Colorful Mathematics: Part IV (Geometry and Topology, Math and Technology)
- November 2003 – Colorful Mathematics: Part III (Geometry and Topology)
- October 2003 – Colorful Mathematics: Part II (Geometry and Topology)
- September 2003 – Colorful Mathematics: Part I (Geometry and Topology, History of Mathematics)
- August 2003 – A Discrete Geometrical Gem (Geometry and Topology, Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- June 2003 – Primes (Algebra)
- May 2003 – Oriented Matroids: The Power of Unification (Geometry and Topology, Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- April 2003 – Mathematics and Art (Math and the Arts)
- March 2003 – Combinatorial Games (Part II) -Different Moves for Left and Right (Geometry and Topology, Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- February 2003 – Digital Revolution (III) – Error Correction Codes (Math and Technology)
- January 2003 – Matroids: The Value of Abstraction (Linear Algebra, Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- December 2002 – Combinatorial Games (Part I): The World of Piles of Stones (Game Theory and Social Choice, Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- November 2002 – Linkages (Part II) – Old Wine in New Bottles (Geometry and Topology, Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- October 2002 – October: Digital Revolution (II) – Compression Codes and Technologies (Math and Technology)
- September 2002 – September: Linkages: From Fingers to Robot Arms (I) Introduction (Geometry and Topology, Discrete Math and Combinatorics, History of Mathematics)
- August 2002 – July/August: The Digital Revolution (I) – Barcodes: Introduction (Algebra, Discrete Math and Combinatorics, Math and Technology)
- June 2002 – Apportionment II (Game Theory and Social Choice)
- May 2002 – Apportionment I (Game Theory and Social Choice)
- April 2002 – Mathematics and the Genome (History of Mathematics, Discrete Math and Combinatorics)
- March 2002 – Voting and Elections (History of Mathematics, Game Theory and Social Choice)
- February 2002 – Nets: A Tool for Representing Polyhedra in Two Dimensions (Geometry and Topology)