Recent talks by Nelson H. F. Beebe
Original version:
Mon Mar 25 11:20:18 2002
Last updates:
Thu Jul 1 05:31:43 2004
...
Fri Mar 21 06:06:31 2014

BibTeX meets relational databases
TUG 2009: The 30th Annual Meeting of the TeX Users Group,
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA, July 2931, 2009.
PDF of full paper
[240KB],
Slides PDF
[354KB].

A new math library
Mathematical Association of America regional meeting,
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA, 20 March 2009.
Slides PDF
[3062KB].

Computer arithmetic and the MathCW library
Trends in Quantum Chemistry, Department of Chemistry,
Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, December 1214, 2008.
Slides PDF
[3242KB].
Handout PDF
[4738KB],

Virtual machines
University of Utah IT managers meeting,
28 February 2008.
Slides PDF
[3242KB].

New directions in floatingpoint arithmetic
ICCMSE 2007, Hotel Marbella, Agios Ioannis Peristeron,
Corfu, Greece, 2530 September, 2007
PDF of extended abstract (published in proceedings),
[84KB],
PDF of full paper (unpublished)
[128KB],
Slides PDF
[600KB],
Slides PDF (reduced 3x2 per page) PDF
[91KB].

Extending TeX and METAFONT with FloatingPoint Arithmetic
TUG 2007,
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA,
USA, 1720 July, 2007.
Article PDF
[234KB],
Slides PDF
[522KB],
Slides (reduced 2x2 per page) PDF
[512KB]

Cryptography, Freedom, Democracy: How Basic
Science Affects Everyone
Mathematics Undergraduate Colloquium 17Jan2006
and Blue Chips computer group 11Oct2006:
Poster PDF
[4KB]
Handout PDF
[6KB],
Slides PDF
[0.2MB]

The design of TeX and METAFONT: A retrospective [keynote Address]
Practical TeX 2005 [1417 June 2005, Chapel Hill, NC]
preprint article (PDF) [232KB]
slides (PDF) [129KB]
final article (PDF) [330KB]
(PostScript) [377KB]
(gzipped PostScript) [175KB]
(BibTeX file) [106KB]

The design of TeX and METAFONT: A retrospective
TUG 2005 [2325 August 2005, Wuhan, China P. R.]
slides (PDF)
final article (PDF) [330KB] [same as Practical TeX 2005 article]
(PostScript) [377KB]
(gzipped PostScript)
[175KB]
BibTeX file
[106KB]

Pseudorandom numbers: [mostly] a line [of code]
at a time
Undergraduate Colloquium, Mathematics Department,
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 11 October
2005
Handout PDF
[4.6MB: black and white]
Slides PDF
[5MB: extensive use of color]
Slides PDF (four per page)
[3.6MB: extensive use of color]
Announcement poster PDF
[0.2MB: color].
Earlier editions were presented as Undergraduate
Colloquia (course Mathematics 3000) in 2002 and 2003,
and at an IBM AIX User Group meeting in 2004. This
version uses a new slide format, and has many small
changes and rearrangements.

Cryptography, Freedom, Democracy: How Basic
Science Affects Everyone
Guest lecture in Physics 1905: Einstein's
Legacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 30
November 2005
Slides PDF
[0.2MB],

Cryptography, Freedom, Democracy: How Basic
Science Affects Everyone
Forum for Questioning Minds,
Salt Lake City Public Library, 11 December 2005.
Slides PDF
[200KB],
Announcement poster PDF
[60KB],
Handout PDF
[6KB]

A Bibliographer's Toolbox
Practical TeX '2004: 1922 July 2004,
Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco,
California
Article PDF [276KB]
Article DVI [32KB]
Slides PDF [116KB]
Slides PostScript [461KB]
BibTeX file [32KB]
Also presented to a smaller group at
TUG'2004: 30August1September 2004, Democritus
University of Thrace, Xanthi, Greece

Pseudorandom numbers: [mostly] a line [of code]
at a time
IBM AIX Users Group, Research Park, Salt Lake City,
UT, 23 March 2004
Handout PDF
Slides PDF
Earlier editions were presented as Undergraduate
Colloquia (course Mathematics 3000) in 2002 and 2003.

Tips on Indexing LaTeX documents
PDF
[intended to be published in TUGboat, but never
submitted]

Bibliography prettyprinting and syntax checking:
PDF
[published in TUGboat 14(3) 222, October (1993)
and 14(4) 395419, December (1993)]