MAA Writing Awards
From Intermediate Value Theorem to Chaos
Award: Carl B. Allendoerfer
Year of Award: 1993
Publication Information: Mathematics Magazine, Vol. 65(1992), pp. 91-103
Summary: A proof of Sarkovskii's Theorem based on the Intermediate Value Theorem.
About the Author: (from Mathematics Magazine, Vol. 65 (1992)) Xun-Cheng Huang has earned his degrees from Shanghai Jiaotong University (M.S., 1982), and Marquette University (M.S., 1987, Ph.D., 1988). He taught mathematics at New Jersey Institute of Technology and is currently at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests include biomathematical modeling, differential equations, integrable, and chaotic dynamical systems.