UM Undergraduate Math Club
Winter 2005

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).

January 13, 4:10-5 pm
Dick Canary
Hyperbolic sports (and the geometry of 3-dimensional spaces)
EH 1084
January 20, 4:05-5 pm
Fernando Delgado
Counting Catalan Numbers
January 27, 4:10-5 pm
Movie night
Feature presentations
EH 1084
February 3, 4:10-5 pm
Jeffrey Lagarias
The EKG Sequence
February 10, 4:10-5 pm
Jinho Baik
The Longest Increasing Subsequence in a Random Permutation
February 17, 4:05-4:50 pm
Ralf Spatzier
Going Round in Circles
February 24, 4:10-5 pm
Amy Cohn, Marina Epelman, Stephen Pollock, and Dushyant Sharma
(Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering)
Operations Research:
an "optimal" career choice for Mathematicians?
March 3, 4:10-5 pm
No meeting
Winter break
March 10, 4:10-5 pm
Richard Schwartz
(University of Maryland)
Irrational Triangular Billiards
(Mathematics Colloquium -- EH 1360)
March 17, 4:10-5 pm
Bogdan Ion
Symmetry patterns in the plane
March 24, 4:10-5 pm
Harm Derksen
Multimagic Squares
March 31, 4:10-5 pm
Nathan Reading
Regular Polytopes and Tessellations
April 7, 4:10-5 pm
Ila Fiete
(Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics)
How Neurons Compute Integrals to Control the Eyes
(VIGRE Undergraduate Colloquium)
April 14, 4:10-5 pm
No meeting

Fall 2004 Schedule

Fall 2005 Schedule

Current Schedule

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