by lundy | Oct 29, 2019 | Fall 2019, Math Seminar

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...
by faracca | Oct 29, 2019 | Fall 2019, Math Seminar

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...
by Terrence Bisson | Sep 5, 2019 | Fall 2019, Math Seminar

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...
by Terrence Bisson | Sep 4, 2019 | Fall 2019, Math Seminar

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.
by Terrence Bisson | Sep 4, 2019 | Fall 2019, Math Seminar

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...
by Terrence Bisson | Jul 25, 2019 | Uncategorized

Here is a picture, amidst text. It is a satellite picture of Iceland in the winter. I am just trying to get familiar with using pictures in a posting. This is me in Iceland in July 2019
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 13, 2017 | Fun Math

A Math Seminar Short Talk by Dr. Terrence Bisson, 2pm Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Abstract: The geometry of regular polynons is related to questions in trigonometry, complex numbers, and polynomial equations. I will discuss how roots of unity give a way of finding...
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

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 alexisgrebenok | Nov 3, 2016 | Fall 2016

My presentation on Wednesday, November 2nd was inspired by the paper entitled Pattern detection in forensic case data using graph theory: Application to heroin cutting agents which can be found on ScienceDirect, from August 2006. This paper was written by a group...