Program for the April 2-3, 2004 meeting of the

Indiana Section of the MAA

Abstracts can be found here

Registration is at the east entrance of Holmstedt Hall (23 on the ISU Campus Map)

Keynote Speaker James Serrin

 

Friday, April 2, 2004

Time

Event

Place

3:00 – 3:50 pm

Friendly Competition (ICMC) Registration 

HH East Entrance

3:00 – 4:30 pm

Meeting Registration

 HH East Entrance

3:00 - 6:00 pm

MAA Book Sale

 RO A187

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NOTE: The next three tables describe parallel sessions.

Time

Event

Place

4:00 - 4:15 pm

Friendly Competition (ICMC) Instructions

 HH East Entrance

4:15 - 6:15 pm

The Friendly Competition (ICMC)

Various rooms on
campus

 

Time

Event

Place

4:00 – 6:00 pm

The FAST-SLO Algorithm for Lesson Planning

Matt DeLong, Dale Winter, and Carolyn Yackel,

Taylor University, Bowling Green State University, and Mercer University

 HH 102

 

Time

Event

Place

4:00 – 4:25 pm

Cover pebbling number of graphs

Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo
Valparaiso University

 HH 103

4:30 – 4:55 pm

Analyzing Transposition Ciphers with Permutations

Robert Talbert

Franklin College

 HH 103

5:00 – 5:25 pm

Have You Seen These Theorems? Three Geometric Gems That Used to be Part
of Multivariable Calculus

Robert Foote

Wabash College

 HH 103

5:30 – 6:00 pm

Creating Interactive Web Pages

Peter Turbek

Purdue University Calumet

 HH 103

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Time

Event

Place

6:30 - 7:30 pm

Banquet

 Hulman Center

7:30 - 7:45 pm

Awards

 Hulman Center

7:45 - 8:45 pm

What do Tornadoes Look Like?

James Serrin

University of Minnesota

 Hulman Center

Saturday, April 3, 2004

Time

Event

Place

7:30 - 8:15 am

Chairs & Liaison Breakfast

Apple Club—Terre Haute Holiday Inn

8:00 - 9:00 am

Registration

 HH East Entrance

8:00 am –

3:00 pm

MAA Book Sale

 RO A187

9:00 - 9:05 am

Welcome

ISU Representative

 HH 103

9:05 - 9:25 am

The Hawkins Random Sieve

John Lorch, Ball State University

 HH 103

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NOTE: The next three tables describe parallel sessions.

Time

Event

Place

9:30 – 9:55 am

An Exploration of the Focus-Directrix Definition of the Conics

Elizabeth Brown
Indiana State University

 HH 103

10:00 – 10:15 am

Recirculation Models and Biotech Applications

Mark Bailey, Mike Hilgert and Herb Bailey

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

HH 103  

10:20 - 10:35 am

Zeros of the partial sums of ez

Amos Carpenter

Butler University

 HH 103

10:40 – 10:55 am

Trisecting an Angle

Stephen Chamblee

Indiana State University

(Student Presentation)

 HH 103

11:00 – 11:25 am

What  the Shortstop Sees

Elton Graves

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

HH 103 

11:30 - 11:55 am

An Application of Linear Algebra in Numerical Ecology

John Boardman, Franklin College

HH 1103

 

Time

Event

Place

9:30 – 9:55 am

If You Walk n Steps in a Hyperbolic Graph, How Many Paths Can You Take?

Chris Wu

Penn State University, Beaver Campus

 

 HH 102

10:00 – 10:30 am

Arabic Algebra and its Latin translations

Jeffrey Oaks

University of Indianapolis

 HH 102

10:35 – 10:55 am

The Butler Game

Rebecca G. Wahl

Butler University

 HH 102

11:00 - 11:25 am

What happens to the Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic when 'product' is replaced by 'sum'?

William D. Weakley
 
Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne

 HH 102

11:30 - 11:55 am

A Mathematical Programming Approach to College Admissions Decisions

Concetta DePaolo
Indiana State University

 HH 102

 

Time

Event

Place

9:30 – 10:30 am

ICMC Solutions

RO A009

10:35 – 10:55 am

The Range Nucleolus for Cooperative Games

Andrew Histand
Goshen College

(Student Presentation)

RO A009  

11:00 – 11:55 am

Undergraduate Student Workshop:  Fractals in Linear Algebra – Part I

Patricia Oakley

Goshen College

 RO A009

11:00 – 11:55 am

Graduate Student Workshop – Part I

Joshua Holden, Wesley Calvert

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Notre Dame University

 RO A011

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Time

Event

Place

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch

Sycamore Towers  

1:00 – 1:55 pm

Undergraduate Student Workshop:  Fractals in Linear Algebra – Part II

Patricia Oakley

Goshen College

 RO A009

1:00 – 1:55 pm

Graduate Student Workshop – Part II

Joshua Holden, Wesley Calvert

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Notre Dame University

 RO A011

1:00 – 1:55 pm

Business Meeting

 HH 103

2:00 – 3:00 pm

The Swirling Vortex: A Mathematical Model For Tornadoes

James Serrin

University of Minnesota

 HH 103


HH = Holmstedt Hall
(Campus Map)

 

RO = Root Hall
(Campus Map)