by Terrence Bisson | Feb 14, 2022 | Uncategorized

Speaker: Dr. Nathan Fox Location: Canisius College Science Hall, Room 1053. Title: Kolmogorov Complexity. Date/Time: Feb. 16 (Wed), 2:30 pm Abstract: How hard is it to describe a number? Clearly not that hard; you can write down thenumber. But, for exceedingly huge...
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 8, 2022 | MathSeminars_new, Uncategorized

Numberphile maintains an interesting collection of youtube videos. We will watch one in Math Seminar on February 9, 2022. It is a tribute to J H Conway in the form of a podcast with animations. J. Lagarias, The 3x+1 problem and its generalizations, Amer. Math....
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 5, 2022 | Uncategorized

Andy Chaplin installed a plug-in called Simple MathJax that makes TeX work on our blog. Thanks! This experiment shows that you can do in-line TeX in two ways and get the same result: $\sqrt{x^2+y^2}$ and \(\sqrt{x^2+y^2}\). And the display works too:...
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 2, 2022 | Uncategorized

The Canisius Earning Excellence Program, also known as CEEP, is an exciting learning opportunity that pairs students with Canisius faculty for educational and rewarding experiences. The CEEP positions of excellence are intellectually demanding and create opportunities...
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 1, 2022 | Uncategorized

Here is the official list of the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduate sites in Mathematical Sciences for Summer 2022. These offer paid 6-10 week research opportunities. Application deadlines are usually in January or February;...
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 1, 2022 | Uncategorized

Here are the dates for the “math literacy” 10 minute talks for February in MAT 380-381-480. Feb. 2: what is REU? what is CEEP? Terry BissonFeb. 9: what is MAA? Austin ReszelFeb. 9: what is JSTOR? Sam SantoraFeb. 16: what is an...
by Terrence Bisson | Jan 26, 2022 | MathSeminars_new, Uncategorized

More about this blogger at this...
by Terrence Bisson | Jan 26, 2022 | MathSeminars_new, Uncategorized

Here is a link with more about Vi...
by Terrence Bisson | Jan 25, 2022 | MathSeminars_new, Uncategorized

Here are two puzzles from the Math Horizons magazine from the Mathematics Association of America. The reference is: Gary Gordon & Glen Whitney (2018) The Playground, Math Horizons, 26:1, 30-33. my answer to the second problem.