by jenivettegarcia | Dec 7, 2016 | Fall 2016

My talk for Wednesday December 7th will be about the history of trigonometry along with some mathematicians associated with trig, and how trigonometry can be used in Astronomy. By reading the article by Herb Silverman called, Trigonometric Identities through...
by kendyl | Dec 7, 2016 | Fall 2016, Math Seminar

My talk on December 7th is based on the article Golden, Sqrt{2}, and π Flowers: A Spiral Story, written by Michael Naylor, found in Vol. 75, No. 3 (Jun., 2002) of the Mathematics Magazine. I will discuss the contents of this article on how we can find important...
by luisi | Nov 19, 2013 | seminars: fall 2012

background for the talk by Jaci Luisi and Kristin DeRose The following are some definitions that apply to our talk: Econometrics- the branch of economics concerned with the use of mathematical methods, especially statistics, in description systems. Simultaneity- the...
by urban | May 6, 2013 | seminars: spring 2013

This semester I wrote my thesis on the determinants of municipal bond ratings. I created my own econometric model which may be used to forecast changes in future bond ratings. My math talk will discuss the regression techniques which I used in this model and analysis....
by morland | May 6, 2013 | seminars: spring 2013

One of the most important applications of finite fields has been the creation of Algebraic Coding Theory: A response to communication errors. Algebraic codes are utilized in compact disks, DVD players, fax machines, digital televisions, bar code scanners, and are...
by callaghan | Apr 29, 2013 | seminars: spring 2013

My talk will be opening your eyes to the world of Fractals. Fractals are basically an intriguing way to look at the world and many different forms throughout the natural world. They have two main properties; self-similarity and fractional dimension. Both of which will...