## GPS and Mathematics

My presentation on Wednesday, October 30th is based on the article "Global Positioning System: The Mathematics of GPS Receivers" written by Richard B. Thompson found in Mathematics Magazine. We will discuss the following three questions: How does a GPS receiver use...

## Group Theory in Sudoku – MAT 381, 10.30.19

This talk is not about the fastest way to solve sudoku, or how they are formed. In fact, anyone can make a sudoku grid. During my talk, we will examine the different possible sudoku grids and prove that the symmetries of a sudoku grid form a group, and how that...

## Sept. 11 talk on R and math

Dr. David Sheets, a talk in math seminar, Science Hall SH-036. NOTE: NEW ROOM at 2:15 pm on Wednesday September 11. "Exploring network graphs with R: An interactive workshop" We will build and display network graphs in the R system, and perhaps look at...

## Some of the events, Fall 2019

September 11: talk by Dr. David Sheets, on R. September 18: talk by Michael Fregellete, on passing the actuarial exams. September 25: talk by Alison Papincak, from the Society of Actuaries. October 2: research talk by Dr. Piotr Hajac.

## Math Seminar for Fall 2019

Mat 380-381-480 meets every Wednesday afternoon, from 2:10pm to 4:00pm. We will start by learning TeX and blogging in WordPress, with informal student talks and guest speakers. Nick - what is LSAT, Sept 11 We will be meeting in Science Hall Room 1004 from now on. Cory...

## Careers in Mathematics?

Here are some links to pages about careers in mathematics: http://www.maa.org/careers http://www.ams.org/careers/ http://www.ams.org/programs/students/students http://www.ams.org/samplings/mathmoments/mathmoments...

## NSF fellowships for graduate work

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. The program provides up to three years of support,...

## Graduate Record Exams (GRE)

GRE stands for Graduate Record Exam. Many graduate math programs require or recommend taking the GRE Math Subject Exam for admission to their department. There is also a GRE General Exam that may be required, which is different, and less important (it is similar to...

## Dr. Weston’s TeX tips

Seminar students are expected to learn LaTeX by themselves. They must also learn Beamer and possibly some graphics macros, like those in TikZ. Fortunately, there are many excellent LaTeX and Beamer resources online: The webpage for OverLeaf: www.overleaf.com OverLeaf...

## A Math Photo Contest

Do you like to take photos? Do you see math in the world around you? If you answered “yes” to both questions, now is your opportunity to contribute a favorite mathematical photo to MoMath’s Seeing Math contest. Winning photos will be displayed on the large screen in...