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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

PMASS Colloquium (2014 Archive)

Thursdays from 02:30pm to 03:20pm in MB113

This is a bi-weekly series of lectures "Initiation in Mathematics" by Penn State research faculty and visitors. It is a component of the new "pre-MASS" (PMASS) program aimed at freshman/sophomore level students, but everybody is welcome to attend. The lectures will be broad in scope and not very technical.
DateSpeaker(s)Title
16 Jan 2014Manfred Denker, Penn StateNeural networks and labeled trees
30 Jan 2014Mihran Paikian, Penn StateCoverings by systems of linear equations
13 Feb 2014Anatole Katok, Penn StateBilliard table as mathematician's playground
27 Feb 2014Victoria Sadovskaya, Penn StateProbability puzzles
6 Mar 2014Vadim Kaloshin, University of Maryland, College ParkCan you hear the shape of the drum?
3 Apr 2014Joe Roberts, Penn StateGrouping and rearranging terms in infinite series
17 Apr 2014Jason Rute, Penn StateWhat is a random number?
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