TITLE

Mathematics in Uganda

AUTHOR(S)
Ssembatya, Vincent; Vince, Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer97, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on mathematics in Uganda, focusing on the Department of Mathematics at the Makerere University, in Uganda. Description of the university; Background information on the university; Impact of the political chaos and financial neglect on the university; Reference made to the 1996 Uganda Mathematical Conference.
ACCESSION #
9708193175

 

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