Austrian Center for Didactics of Computer Algebra
Helmut Heugl  
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Abstract:Studying the history of mathematics you can recognize that tools have always fundamentally influenced the development of mathematics. The computer, a child of mathematical thinking, has changed the several roles of mathematics as well as the ways of teaching and learning mathematics. In my lecture I will formulate my thesis concerning the influence of technology by using three roles which mathematics can have:
Using these three roles of mathematics I will give concrete examples for some of the changes caused by the use of technology:

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