UM Undergraduate Math Club
Winter 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 title of a talk for the abstract (if available).

January 11, 4:10-5 pm
Tim McQuade
Schelling's Segregation Model
January 18, 4:10-5 pm
Marty Weissman
(University of California at Santa Cruz)
Describing Real Numbers
January 25, 4:10-5 pm
Tamar Ziegler
The Arithmetic Geometric Mean (AGM)
February 1, 4:10-5 pm
David Lehavi
Elliptic curves and Poncelet's Theorem
February 8, 4:10-5 pm
Nick Ramsey
What is the probability that two randomly chosen integers are relatively prime?
February 15, 4:10-5 pm
Renzo Cavalieri
Counting "things" with "spaces of spaces"
February 22, 4:10-5 pm
Ellen Veomett
Scissors Congruence
March 1, 4:10-5 pm
No Meeting
Winter break
March 8, 4:10-5 pm
Brian Jennings
Noether's Theorem
The role of symmetry in theoretical physics.
March 15, 4:10-5 pm
Danny Forger
Optimal Oscillations
How to Avoid Jet Lag
March 22, 4:10-5 pm
Alexei Kolesnikov
Will Australians Live or Die?
March 30, 4:10-5 pm
Fernando Delgado
The Mathematics behind Google's PageRankTM
April 5, 4:10-5 pm
Susan Sierra
Return of the Quaternions
April 12, 4:10-5 pm
Gavin LaRose
The Case of the Dead Waterskier and a Wake

Fall 2006 Schedule

Current Schedule

Fall 2007 Schedule

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