Schedule for Spring 2008
Jan 28 Juan Tolosa (Stockton MATH faculty)
Problem Solving Session
Further reading:
Problem Set
http://www.bourbaki.net/seminar/ProbSet10.pdf
Solutions to the Problem Set
http://www.bourbaki.net/seminar/ProbSEm10WithSols.pdf
Feb 4 Yujin Shen (Stockton MATH faculty)
Euler's Theorem and Its Application to RSA Cryptography
Part I
Further reading:
Crypto FAQ (RSA Labs)
http://www.rsa.com/rsalabs/node.asp?id=2152
Feb 11 Yujin Shen (Stockton MATH faculty)
Euler's Theorem and Its Application to RSA Cryptography
Part II
Feb 18 Juan Tolosa (Stockton MATH faculty)
Flatland
Feb 25 Robert Kachur (Stockton BSNS faculty)
When is $1 not equal to $1???
—the math of finance,
or affectionately the
Time Value of Money (TMV)
Mar 3 Wesley Cross (Stockton MATH faculty)
Curve Tracing
Further reading:
William Johnson, Curve Tracing in Cartesian Coordinates
http://books.google.com/
(Go to this site and search for the title.
The entire book is available as a free download.)
Mar 10 Janet Wagner (Stockton Dean of the School of Business)
Can You Do "Real Math" Using Spreadsheets?
Further reading:
All files from Dean Wagner's presentation are available at
http://www.bourbaki.net/seminar/RealMathWithSpreadsheets/
Mar 17 Spring Recess - no seminar
Mar 24 Judy Vogel (Stockton MATH faculty)
The Computer, the Inchworm, and the Mathematician
Mar 31 Pete Caggiano (Stockton graduate and
Special Agent for Computer Forensics,
United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
Computer Security & Forensics: Graduate Studies and Careers
Further reading:
Pete Caggiano's PowerPoint presentation:
http://www.bourbaki.net/seminar/ComputerForensics.ppt
Nuclear Regulatory Homepage
http://www.nrc.gov
Federal Cyber Service Scholarships
https://www.sfs.opm.gov/
George Washington University
Information Assurance Scholarship Program
http://www.seas.gwu.edu/shared/scholarships_iasp.php
Apr 7 Jinchang Wang (Stockton BSNS faculty)
Logical Inference and Integer Programming
Further reading:
Professor Wang's PowerPoint presentation:
http://loki.stockton.edu/~wangji/Math%20Seminar/Math-Simenar-Inference-IP.ppt
Apr 14 Megan O’Reilly (Stockton student)
The Langlands Conjecture
Further reading:
Megan O'Reilly's PowerPoint presentation:
http://www.bourbaki.net/seminar/LanglandsPresentation.ppt
Apr 21 Ashley Meyers, Brit Milner, Nichole Cavallaro (Stockton students)
How to Paint a Highway
Further reading:
Ashley, Brit and Nichole's PowerPoint presentation:
http://www.bourbaki.net/seminar/RoadColoring.ppt
Apr 28 Lee Collins (Stockton student)
The Mandelbrot Set
Further reading:
Experiment with the Mandelbrot set and other fractals using
MANPWIN, free software available at
http://www.deleeuw.com.au/
MANPWIN is easy to install and to use.
1) Start the program. By default the Mandelbrot set
will appear.
2) Use the mouse to select an interesting section of the
image to zoom in. Repeat as needed.
May 5 Last Week of Classes - no seminar