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Mathematics Seminar

Throughout the year, the department offers weekly mathematics talks.  During the early part of the semester, talks are given by members of the faculty or by invited speakers from other institutions.  During the latter part of the semester, talks are given by junior or senior mathematics majors enrolled in MAT 495.  Refreshments are provided at the start of each talk.  Members of the College community and the general public are welcome to attend.

Seminar Schedule (Fall 2013):

  • Tuesday, September 10
    Speaker:  Warren Johnson, Connecticut College
    Topic:  ee Partitions and the Göllnitz–Gordon Identities
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, September 24
    Speaker:  Matt Willis, Connecticut College
    Topic:  Describing (Symmetric) Polynomials with Sets of Semistandard Young
         Tableaux
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, October 1
    Speaker:  Christopher Rasmussen, Wesleyan University
    Topic:  Elimination and Implicitization – Some Flavors of Algebraic Geometry
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  4:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday, October 15
    Speaker:  Su-Jeong Kang, Providence College
    Topic:  De Rham Cohomology
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, October 22
    Speaker:  Eugene Galperin (Class of 1993), East Stroudsburg University
    Topic:  How to Cram Thousands of Pictures onto a Tiny Memory Card:  From Naïve
          Image Compression to JPEG 2000
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Thursday, October 24
    Speaker:  Nalini Ravishanker, University of Connecticut
    Topic:  A Dynamic Linear Model Framework for Stochastic Volatility
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, October 29
    Speaker:  Matthew Coleman, Fairfield University
    Topic:  The Vibration Spectrum for Two Euler-Bernoulli Beams Coupled by a
         Dissipative Joint: An REU Project
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

Student Talks:

  • Tuesday, November 5
    Speaker:  I. G. Schottlaender
    Topic:  Blackjack:  An Analysis of Card Counting Theory
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November 12
    Speaker:  Dhruv Sahi
    Topic:  Wilson's Theorem and Stirling Numbers
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Thursday, November 14
    Speaker:  Caleb Garza
    Topic:  Sabermetrics:  Understanding the James Function
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November 19
    Speaker:  Patrick Russo
    Topic:  Time Series Econometrics:  Cointegration and an Error-Correction Model
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Thursday, November 21
    Speaker:  Emil Lalov
    Topic:  The Lagrange Interpolation Formula
    Location:  Silfen Auditorium (Bill Hall)
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November 26
    Speaker:  Stevie Lustofin
    Topic:  Calculus Behind the Cardiovascular System
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, December 3
    Speaker:  Elena Warters
    Topic:  Exploring Tessellations
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.

  • Thursday, December 5
    Speaker:  Ali Cookson
    Topic:  Fractals and Dimension
    Location:  Fanning 302
    Time:  2:45 p.m.


Other Events

Contact Information:

Stacey Lion, Department Assistant

Phone:
860-439-2007

Fax:
860-439-2722

Email cnham@conncoll.edu

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New London, CT 06320-4196