UM Undergraduate Math Club
Fall 2009

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 title of a talk for the abstract (if available).

September 17, 4:10-5 pm
Jeffrey Lagarias
The Pancake Flipping Problem
September 24, 4:10-5 pm
Michael Khoury
Integral Apollonian Packings
October 1, 4:10-5 pm
Chelsea Walton
Noncommutative Algebra ?!
October 8, 4:10-5 pm
Joe Marker
Property-Casualty Insurance: Predicting Misfortunes
October 15, 4:10-5 pm
Hyman Bass
Pieces of Cake
pdf-talk slides
October 22, 4:10-5 pm
Anna Gilbert
The Netflix Prize: The Power of the Crowd
October 29, 4:10-5 pm
Julian Rosen
Generating Functions
November 5, 4:10-5 pm
Igor Kriz
"Simple" Puzzles
November 12, 4:10-5 pm
Alexandra Pettet
A Mathematician in the Alhambra
November 19, 4:10-5 pm
Emily Witt
The Mathematics of Clock Making
November 26, 4:10-5 pm
No meeting
December 3, 4:10-5 pm
Zachary Scherr
Redefining "Proof"
December 10, 4:10-5 pm
Karen Smith
Calculus Mod p

Winter 2009 Schedule

Current Schedule

Winter 2010 Schedule

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