MathLAN workstations

The networked computers and printers that compose MathLAN are named after famous mathematicians, computer scientists, and physicists. The links below provide biographical information about them.


The Macintosh that shares MathLAN's domain is named for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.


MathLAN's remote-login server is named for Leonhard Euler.

Our file server is named for Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace.

Our mail, Web, and database server is named for Howard Hathaway Aiken.

The Web and database server supporting the College's athletic recruiting program is named for Norman E. Steenrod.

The machines that provide the Network Information Service and domain-name service are named for Grace Brewster Murray Hopper and Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi.

Our Network Information Service domain is named for Archimedes of Syracuse.


MathLAN's black-and-white printers are named for famous contributors to the art of mathematical typography:

MathLAN's color printer is named for the artist Maurits Cornelius Escher, who frequently incorporated mathematical themes into his works.

The inactive list

A few of the names previously applied to workstations and other components of MathLAN are not currently in use:

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