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2017-18 Schedule

The Swarthmore College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites you to join us on Tuesdays for Colloquium talks. Unless otherwise specified, the Math/Stat Colloquium will be held at:

  • Location: Science Center 199 (unless otherwise noted)
  • Time: Tuesdays 4:30–5:30 (refreshments served at 4:15)
Date Speaker Title (click to see flyer and abstract)
Sep 12

Han-Bom Moon
(Institute for Advanced Study)

Let's Count Points!

Oct 3

Justine Schultz
(University of Pennsylvania,
Epidemiology and Biostatistics)

Biostatistics in Medical Research

Oct 24

Lorelei Koss
(Dickinson College)

Iterating Complex Functions

Nov 7

Gary Gordon
(Lafayette College)

Pick a tree, any tree

Nov 21  Math/Stat Dept Math 97 Poster Session
(2:45pm-4:15pm, Math/Stat Common Room & SC 158)
Nov 28-29 Bernd Sturmfels
(UC Berkeley)
2017-18 Dresden Lectures:
The Geometry of Tensors
I. Applications of Tensors and their Eigenvectors
​II. Gaussian Mixtures and their Tensors in Data Science
Feb. 6th Ryan Hynd
(University of Pennsylvania)
TBA, Location SC 183
Mar 27 Colin Adams
(Williams College)

2017-18 The Kaori Kitao Lecture
Turning Knots into Flowers: Undergraduate Research

April 10th Stephen B Robinson
(Wake Forest University)

The Game of Hex and its Surprising Implications