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Computer-Aided Teaching of All Mathematics (CATAM)

CATAM History

The CATAM Computational Projects course originated in 1969 for Mathematics undergraduates in the University of Cambridge, with the object of encouraging computer exploration of aspects of the syllabus for the Mathematical Tripos. Originally, CATAM stood for Computer-Aided Teaching of Applied Mathematics, but this was extended within a few years to Computer-Aided Teaching of All Mathematics. It was pioneered by Dr Robert Harding.

Today it is supervised by the Computational Projects Assessors Committee, chaired by the Course Director and aided by the the Assistant CATAM Director.