Mathematics & Statistics Seminars
Northern Arizona University

Fall 2017 Department Colloquium

The NAU Department of Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium takes place on Tuesdays at 4:00-5:00 pm in Room 164 of the Adel Mathematics Building. Refreshments are available from 3:45pm in the same room.

Titles and abstracts uploaded as available. Schedule subject to change.

Title  (click title to see abstract)
Aug 29 Organizational Meeting
Sep 5 Jim Swift NAU Synchrony and Anti-Synchrony in Difference-Coupled Cell Networks
Sep 12 Steve Wilson NAU The wooly hats
Sep 20 (Wednesday) James Tanton Exploding dots - from arithmetic to the infinite
Sep 26 Katie Louchart NAU A placement-focused semester
Oct 3 Angie Hodge NAU Recruiting mathematics majors, minors, and keepers of the discipline: Lessons learned
Oct 10 William Jaco Oklahoma State University Fundamental Problem of Topology: The Homeomorphism Problem
Oct 17 Michael Falk NAU Weak orders - left and right - and configuration spaces
Oct 24 John Hagood NAU Selective sum of a convergent series
Oct 31 Art Draut The twin prime conjecture
Nov 7 John M. Neuberger NAU Derivatives, Difference Matrices, and Differential Equations (Calculus), Part II
Nov 14 Bahattin Yildiz NAU The homogeneous weight and the related gray map for codes over $R_k$
Nov 21 Dana Ernst NAU An introduction to the combinatorics of genome rearrangements
Nov 28 Amy Rushall NAU The role of the LMC at NAU, the day-to-day work and the people contributing to its success
Dec 5 Christopher Briggs Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Uniform Exponential Growth in Algebras