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Monthly Archives: August 2013
Math Software
Happy backtoschool, everyone! I hope you are enjoying the beginning of the academic year. One of the more interesting things from my school year thus far is learning to use Gambit in my game theory class. Gambit is an opensource … Continue reading
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My New Teaching Assistantship: iSTEM
This school year, I have a new teaching assistantship at the University of Central Florida. I am part of the Initiatives in STEM (iSTEM) program which includes the EXCEL and COMPASS programs at UCF. The goals of iSTEM are [1]: … Continue reading
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Odd Weird Numbers
Common intuition is a clandestine notion hidden behind the wall of mathematical formalism. Elaborate systems that dispose of specification in favor of complete abstraction are merely derived from basic understanding. Axiomatic truths build elegant mathematical structures layered by bricks of … Continue reading
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Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
Here’s a new Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) supported by NSF. I think Math PhD candidates may have interest in it. Application Deadline(s) (received by 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time): November 05, 2013 Mathematical Sciences; Chemistry; Physics and Astronomy General Information … Continue reading
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The Lonely Runner Conjecture
The eminent mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss once said, “Mathematics is the queen of the sciences.” Considering this statement to be true, it is easy to see the span of her kingdom. From the design of airplane wings to the ever increasing … Continue reading
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