In June, 2005 A. Toom visited Sweden invited by
and gave three talks:
two on cellular automata and
one on mathematical education. Here is the latter one:
An extended version of A. Toom's talk
"Word Problems in Russia and America"
given at the Meeting of
Swedish Mathematical Society on June 3, 2005 in Göteborg
Pictures of Russians in Stockholm
Russians looking at a Swedish church.
Left to right:
Yuri Slivnitsky, professor of psychology at Moscow State U,
Irene Musaelyan, professor of psychology at Moscow State U,
Mikhail Karpovsky, director of the "Reliability" center
for research and architectural projects, and
André Toom. Photo by Anna Toom.
Russians and a Swedish cannon. Left to right:
Yuri Slivnitsky, André Toom and Mikhail Karpovsky.
Boys love guns, it is well-known. Photo by Anna Toom.
André Toom and Anna Toom - HERR and DAM -
at a Stockholm street. Photo by Mikhail Karpovsky.
André Toom at a Stockholm backyard.
Photo by Mikhail Karpovsky.