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
For more information, see http://tinyurl.com/5o4gkl and http://tinyurl.com/3c5xsj.
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/.