Date |
Speaker and Title |
January 14 |
Introduction
to the course |
January 21 |
Daryl
DeFord Sampling from discrete distributions with MCMC |
January 28 |
Sheng-Chi Liu Gauss and heptadecagon |
February 4 |
Jakob Streipel Counting prime numbers (and other things), the hard way |
February 11 |
Charles
Moore Random Walks |
February
18 |
Michael
Tsatsomeros Maurolico and Caratheodory: The story of two "modern" Greek mathematicians |
February 25 |
Matthew Hudelson Graph Theory from Euler to Intel |
March 4 |
Kevin Cooper The mathematics of the smart phone |
March 11 |
V.S.
Manoranjan Modeling with Difference Equations |
March 18 | Spring Break |
March 25 |
Xiongzhi
Chen Proportion estimation, probability, integral equations, and harmonic analysis [abstract] |
April 1 |
Lynn
Schreyer The changing focus of mathematical topics – a birds-eye view. From 1850-present. |
April 8 |
Sheng-Chi
Liu The congruent number problem and elliptic curves |
April 15 | Alexander
Panchenko Aspects of the 6th Hilbert's problem |
April 22 |
Sheng-Chi Liu Non-Euclidean Geometry: The Gauss-Bonnet theorem |
April 29 |
Discussion |