2008-2009 Colloquia Schedule
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Emily Burkhead, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
An Introduction to Cellular Automata and Dynamical Properties of a Cellular Automaton Model for HIV
For more information, see http://www.santafe.edu/~eburkhead/.
Eric Egge, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
The Alternating Sign Matrix Conjectures
For more information, see http://www.people.carleton.edu/~eegge/.
Edray Goins, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Does there exist an elliptic curve E/Q with Mordell-Weil group Z_2 x Z_8 x Z^4?
For more information, see http://homepage.mac.com/ehgoins/.
Joel Spencer, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science
New York University
co-sponsored by the Department of Computer Science
77 Years of Ramsey R(3,k) (and Counting!)
For more information, see http://www.cs.nyu.edu/spencer/.
Gene Hunt, Curator of Paleobiology
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
co-sponsored by the Department of Biology
Using Statistical Models to Understand Evolutionary Patterns in Fossil Lineages
For more information, see http://paleobiology.si.edu/staff/individuals/hunt.html.
Ben Baumer, Statistical Analyst,
New York Mets
A Brief Primer on Sabermetrics: What Algebra, Probability, and Statistics Have Taught Us about Baseball
For more information, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Bbaumer.
Michael Saccucci, Director of Statistics and Quality Management
Statistics at Consumer Reports
For more information, see http://www.consumerreports.org/.
Amanda Cox, Graphics Editor
The New York Times
co-sponsored by the Department of Art and the Department of Economics
Data Visualization (and a Little Bit of Math) at The New York Times
Adam Lizzi '08
2008 Brinkmann Prize winner for outstanding mathematical paper
The 15 Theorem
April 20, 21
Alan Weinstein, Professor of Mathematics
University of California, Berkeley
2008-09 Dresden Memorial Lectures
It's All the Same to Me
For more information, see http://math.berkeley.edu/~alanw/.