UM Undergraduate Math Club
Fall 2007

Unless otherwise indicated, the Math Club meets from 4:10 until 5 (pm) on Thursdays in the 2nd floor Nesbitt Common Room. As always, Pizza and Pop are free.

Schedule of Talks

Click on the name of the speaker for the abstract (if available).

September 13, 4:10-5 pm
The 17-gon
Brian Conrad
September 20, 4:10-5 pm
When points want to smash together but we don't let them...
Renzo Cavalieri
September 27, 4:10-5 pm
Bidding games: theory and practice
Sam Payne
October 1 (Monday!) , 4:10-5 pm
How simple math can sometimes make all the difference in biology and medicine
Danny Forger
October 11, 4:10-5 pm
Cake sharing and square tiling of rectangles
Hyman Bass
October 18, 4:10-5 pm
The 3x+1 Problem
Jeff Lagarias
October 25, 4:10-5 pm
Angle trisection
Stephen DeBacker
November 1, 4:10-5 pm
The card game Set
Benjamin Weiss
November 8, 4:10-5 pm
Kakeya's problem: rotating needles in the plane
Marie Snipes
November 15, 4:10-5 pm
Tropical math, or why 3+5=5 sometimes
Hannah Markwig
November 22, 4:10-5 pm
No meeting
November 29, 4:10-5 pm (1360 East Hall!)
Spinning around and around (Undergraduate Colloquium)
John Boller
December 6, 4:10-5 pm
Surreal numbers and games
Ian Pulizzotto

Winter 2007 Schedule

Current Schedule

Winter 2008 Schedule

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