porridge pulleys and Pi:
two mathematical journeys

VAUGHAN JONES

HENDRIK LENSTRA

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JOE BUHLER
Professor of Mathematics
Reed College

ALAIN CONNES
Collège de France

NICHOLAS COZZARELLI
Prof. of Molecular and Cell Biology
UC Berkeley

DAVID EISENBUD
Director, MSRI

LOUIS H. KAUFFMAN
Professor of Mathematics
University of Illinois at Chicago

BETHANY JONES

ARJEN K. LENSTRA
Cryptographer, Citibank

INA LENSTRA

SARAH REZNIKOFF
University of Victoria

SARA ROBINSON
Science Reporter, The New York Times

And also with
Dietmar Bisch
Alice Jones
Ian Jones
Wendy Jones
Peter Stevenhagen

The students of Vaughan Jones's
subfactor seminar, UC Berkeley 2002

Produced and directed by
George Paul Csicsery

Cinematography
Svetlana Cvetko
John Knoop
Skip Sweeney
Guy Woolley

Windsurfing Cinematography
Ian Boyd

Sound Recordists
J. Paul Baca
Bill Camenga
Doug Dubin
Siggi Matthiasson
Frank Truncale
Brian Robinson

Netherlands Crew

Camera
Gerd Schelfhout

Sound
Willem Van Nieuwenhuyzen

Editor
Sally Haskovec

Supervising Associate Editor
Maureen Gosling

On-line Editor
Ed Rudolph

Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer
Steve Limonoff

Animation

"KnotPlot"
by Robert Scharein
www.KnotPlot.com
New Media Innovation Centre
and the Centre for Experimental
and Constructive Mathematics

Elliptic curve and factoring animations
Bill Casselman
University of British Columbia

M.C. Escher's "Print Gallery"
used with kind permission of
the M.C. Escher Foundation Baarn - Holland.
© 2003 Cordon Art, Holland.

"Escher and the Droste effect"
is a project of Hendrik Lenstra and Bart de Smit
at the Universiteit Leiden.

Animation of Escher print by
Bart de Smit and Skip Sweeney

Pi Stone Unveiling news film
Courtesy of Jaap Top, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
and the Pieterskerk, Leiden

Still Photographs courtesy of
Nicholas Cozzarelli
Vaughan Jones
Arjen Lenstra
Hendrik Lenstra

Music

Sonata for Violin and Cello
Luigi Boccherini

Duet for Violin and Cello op. 39
by Reinhold Glier

Performed by
Galina Danilova - Violin
Csaba Bartos - Violoncello
© Bartos Bt. BTBT 1501

Editing and Recording Producer
Péter Aczél

Balance Engineer
Károly Horváth

"Agnus Dei" from Missa ave regina celorum (1470s)
by Guillaume Dufay

Performed by
Chamber Chorus of the University of California
Marika Kuzma Director
Recorded in Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley
© "Sanglier" 2003

Mon cœur se recommande à vous
by Orlando de Lassus (1532-1594)

Performed by
The Vaughan Jones Family

Executive Producers
Joe Buhler
David Eisenbud
Michael Singer

Production Assistants & Transcription
Larisa Lieberman
Jessica Rueter
Molly Walker

Special thanks to
Csaba Bartos
Ton Boon
Marsha Borg
Catherine Dea
Gisela Fränken
Dave Hernes
David Hoffman
Gabriella Koncz
Silvio Levy
Bob Sanders, UC Media Relations
Chris Teerink
David Weissman
David Zetland
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The National Science Foundation
The Pieterskerk, Leiden
Raleigh's
Daryl Ross, Caffé Strada
San Francisco Soundworks
Stanford Linear Accelerator Physics Theory Group
Video Arts
Video Free America

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©2003
MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH INSTITUTE
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