Projects

Spring 2019

Combinatorial Game Theory
Undergraduate: Joe Mescall
Graduate: Mitchell Riley
Reference: Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays by Berlekamp, Conway and Guy

Discrete Geometry
Undergraduate: Sam Petersen
Graduate: Noelle Sawyer
References: Discrete and Computational Geometry by S. Devadoss and J. O’Rourke, A Graph Partitioning Model of Congressional Redistricting by S. Doyle in the Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Mathematics Journal, and Applying Voronoi Diagrams to the Redistricting Problem by L. Svec et al. in UMAP.

Ergodic Theory
Undergraduate: Nicole Zalewski
Graduate: Andre Oliveira
Reference: Ergodic Theory with a view towards Number Theory by M. Einsiedler and T. Ward

Quadratic Forms
Undergraduate: Yaqian Tang
Graduate: Freda Li
Reference: Quadratic Forms lecture notes by Wai Kiu Chan

Fall 2018

Contined Fractions
Undergraduate: Sam Bidwell
Graduate: Andre Oliveira
Reference: Continued Fractions, by Ya. Khintchine 

Down with Determinants!!
Undergraduate: Thomas Hanes
Graduate: Lisa Kaylor
Reference: Down with Determinants!, by Sheldon Axler

The Development of Hyperbolic Geometry
Undergraduate: Winona Murphy
Graduate: Noelle Sawyer
Reference: Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometries: Development and History, by Marvin Greenberg