FREDERICK NORWOOD |

Professor

308E Gilbreath Hall

(423) 439-6972

E-mail address: norwoodr@etsu.edu

B.A. (1966) University of Southwestern Louisiana

M.S. (1969) University of California, Riverside

Ph.D. (1979) University of Southwestern Louisiana

**Research interests: **Knot Theory, Topology.

**Publications: **

- R. Norwood, Every Two-Generator Knot is Prime,
*Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society*,**86**(1) (1982) 143-147. - R. Norwood, Long Proofs,
*American Mathematical Monthly*,**89**(2) (1982) 110-112. - R. Norwood, Monsters and Manifolds,
*The Wilson Quarterly*, (1982) 98-111. - R. Norwood, The Prisoner's Card Game,
*The Mathematical Intellegencer*,**4**(3) (1982) 116-117. - R. Norwood, In Abstract Terrain,
*The Sciences*,**22**(9) (1982) 12-18. - R. Norwood, Multidungeon,
*For the Learning of Mathematics*,**6**(2) (1986) 47-48. - R. Norwood, Money is Irrational,
*Mathematics Magazine*,**61**(2) (1988) 101-102. - W. Dotson and R. Norwood, Distances in an Array,
*Proceedings of the IEEE*, (1988) 382-385. - R. Norwood, Curves on surfaces,
*Topology and its Applications*, 33 (1989) 1-6. - M. Laidacker, G. Poole, and R. Norwood, The Worm Problem of Leo Moser,
*Discrete and Computational Geometry*, 7 (1992) 153-162 - W. Dotson, C. Taylor, and R. Norwood, Fibonacci and Fiberoptics,
*Mathematics Magazine*,**66**(3) 167-174. - W. Dotson, C. Taylor, and R. Norwood, Reliability Polynomial for Ring Network,
*IEEE Transactions on Communications*,**41**(6) (1993) 825-827. - R. Norwood, How to Make Pi Equal to Three,
*The American Mathematical Monthly*,**99**(2) (1992) 111. - R. Norwood, More on Pi,
*The American Mathematical Monthly*,**100**(6) (1993) 577. - J. Kinloch and R. Norwood, The Spirit is Willing but the Ham is Rotten,
*The American Mathematical Monthly*,**101**(5) (1994) 470. - R. Norwood, The Evolution of the Will,
*Philosophy of Science*,**6**(1995) 143-151. - R. Norwood, Why 2+2 Equals 2x2, Mathematics Magazine, Vol. 71, No. 1, p. 60, February 1998.
- R. Norwood, A Star to Guide Us, Mathematics Teacher, Vol. 92, No. 2, p. 100-101, February 1999.
- R. Norwood, Turning Double Torus Links Inside Out, Journal of Knot Theory and Its Ramifications, Vol. 8, No. 6 (1999) 789-798.
- R. Norwood, The Test of Time, Mathematics Teacher, Vol. 93, No. 3, p. 252-253, March 2000.
- R. Norwood and G. Poole, An Improved Upper Bound to Leo Moser’s Worm Problem, Discrete & Computational Geometry, Vol. 29 (2003) 409-417.
- M. Marks, R. Norwood, and G. Poole, The Maximum Number of 2x2 Odd Submatrices in (0-1) Matrices, Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra and Applications, 10:223-231 (2003).
- R. Norwood, The Gostak and the Doshes”, Math Horizons, April 2004.
- R. Norwood, A Call for Action, Focus, Vol. 24 (2004) 10-12.

**Personal: **Hobbies include science fiction and classic comic strips.