Archive

Past Presentations Archive

Fall 2016

Course: M4980

  • Haley Scheldorf – Reducing Math Anxiety in the Secondary Classroom
Spring 2010

Course: M4240

  • Brian Olmanson – Cryptography: The Mathematics of Secret Writing
  • Adam Johnson – Triangles with Integer Sides
  • Colton Storseth – Results Involving Digital Roots
  • Miranda Nelson – Fractions of the Pharaohs
  • Mathew Verbout – Continued Fractions and Music

Course: M3710

  • Phillip Napieralski – The Scrub Lizard Problem

Course: M3310

  • Wendy Bergh – An Invenstigation of Wavelets
Spring 2008

Course: M4240

  • Jamie Grieger – Egyptian Fractions
  • Arthur Evans – Pandigital Numbers
  • Phil Meier – Integer Sided Triangles
  • Sid Beck – Magic Squares
  • Rocki Lueders – Continued Fractions
  • Parrat Pokasoowan – Partition and Divisor Connections
  • Stephanie Shearen – Perfect, Superperfect Numbers
  • Tara Houglum – Digital Roots of Integers
  • Jen Baker – Pascal’s Triangle
  • Luke Dorman – Divisibility Rules

Course: M3742

  • Cole Cameron – Genetic Algorithms

Course: M4480

  • Heather Heroff – A Geometric View of Complex Trigonometric Functions

Course: M3632

  • Amy Palmer – The History of the Measurement of the Speed of Light
Spring 2007

Course: M3560

  • Deborah Carlson-Doom – Archimedean Solids

Course: M3920

  • Tony Gilbert – Minimizing Airline Boarding Time

Course: M3410

  • Michael Kiviaho – Countability

Course: M3310

  • Dana Robinson – Kriging
  • Trent Vanderhoof – Lights Out a Linear Algebra Analysis of the Game Lights Out

Course: M4350

  • Brian Adkins – RSA Cryptography
Fall 2006

Course: M4240

  • Renae Garski – An Investigation of Prime Numbers
Spring 2006

Course: M3742

  • Dana Bromenshenkel – Continued Fractions
  • Maribeth Jaggard – DES The Prehistoric Encryption Standard

Course: M3410

  • Daryk Leonhardt – Bernstein Polynomials

Course: M4240

  • Rachel Berg – An Investigation of Ciphering
  • Amy Borgen – Perfect Numbers and the Abundancy Ratio
  • Jon Decker – The Ubiquitous Golden Ratio
  • Dani DeVillers – Rediscovering Egyptian Fractions
  • Nicole Friend – Magic Squares and Benjamin Franklin
  • Jenna Jespersen – Harmonic Integers, Oranges and Cannonballs
  • Jeremy Lang – Combinatorial Look at Fibonacci and Lucas Numbers
  • Michael Lynch – Mathematics of the Calendar
  • Michelle Morgan – Geometry & Algebra in the Pascal Triangle

Course: M3632

  • Matthew Niedzielski – R.A. Fisher, Hypothesis Testing and the Heights of Men in Politics

Course: M3310

  • Sam Parsons – Google and Linear Algebra

Course: M3742

  • Zachary Schultz – Optimizing a 401K Plan

Course: M4131

  • Jason Vogt – Mathematics of Risk Management
Spring 2005

Course: M 3560

  • Jim Jacobson – The Fermat Point of a Triangle

Course: M 4371

  • Cassondra Fett – Wallpaper Patterns

Course: M 3631

  • Bob Fox – Hot Hands and the Law of Small Numbers

Course: M 3410

  • T.J. Chapman – Chebyshev and His Polynomials
  • Lindsey Bromenshenkel – Curvilinear Coordinates

Course: M 3310

  • Jonathan Czech – Quadratic Forms
  • Kate Ogren – Cryptography and the Hill Cipher

Course: M 3310/3472

  • David Quamme – Your Musical Identity, via Mathematics
Spring 2004

Course: M 3742

  • Simon Goble – A Graphical Visualization of Newton’s Method
  • Michael Landin – Signal Approximations With Wavelets

Course: M 3310

  • Mary Hegna – Alternative Forms for Finding a Determinant
  • Katherine Jedlicka – Regular Markov Chains
  • Cole St. Peter – Binomial Matrices: An Exploration of Pure Mathematics Goals
  • Andy Lundbohm – Fun with Circulant Matrices

Course: M 4480

  • Angie Midkiff – A Geometric Look at Complex Numbers

Course: M 4240

  • Gaurav Sumra – Factoring With the B-Algorithm
  • Holly Knez – The Power of Pascal’s Triangle
  • Tom Maus – Numbers; Polygonal, Perfect and Palindromes
  • Ed Heltunen – Fun With Magic Hexagrams
  • Derek Dowty – Egyptian Fractions
  • Dana Hasselberg – A Postmodern View of Fractions
  • Dave Johnson – a^2 + b^2 = c^2; Primitive Pythagorean Triples
  • Kyal Brandt – Finite, Simple Continued Fractions
  • Paul Unger – Fibonacci-Another View

Course: M 3410

  • Emily Storrar – Hyperbolic Functions Are Everywhere, including “Car Talk”
  • Jethro Montzka – A Revealing Talk Surrounding Leonhard Euler’s Life and Work

Course: M 3742

  • Adam Gerdes – Mathematics and Sound
  • Kari Marquardt – Searching by Fibonacci, Steepest Descent, and Conjugate Gradient

Course: M 3631

  • Eric Walker – Building the Binomial Distribution and the Finding the Expected Value Through the Use of Properties of the Exponential Family of Distributions

Course: M 4371

  • Rachel Rice – Aspects of Mathematics in Atonal Music
Spring 2003

Course: M 3741

  • Bryan Hickey – Ducks in the Loft

Course: M 4240

  • Sarah Zimmermann – Mathematical Card Tricks

Course: M 4371

  • David Dahlquist – Mutual Multiples in Zn

Course: M 4470

  • Robert Arends – The Weierstrass Function
  • Ann Fleet – Mathematical Harmony

Course: M 3632

  • Virginia Gardner – Assessing Left-Handedness with Exact and Approximate Confidence Intervals
  • Katie Rudd – A Proof By William Sealy Gosset
Spring 2002

Course: M 4240

  • Sherri Hill – Fibonacci and Lucas Numbers
  • Jeff Marxer – Ciphers
  • Jean Benner – Oblong Numbers
  • Ginger Gardner – The Golden Section and the Fibonacci Sequence
  • Ellie Levenhagen – Fractions, Fermat Prime Reciprocals and Symmetry
Fall 2001

Course: M 4371

  • Matt Nohner – The 14-15 Puzzle in Puzzleland
Spring 2001

Course: M 4350

  • Kim Yuretich – An Introduction to Algebraic Coding Theory
Fall 2000

Course: M 4371

  • Sherri Kruger – The Group Theoretic Classification of Wallpaper Patterns
Spring 2000

Course: M 4240

  • Lauri Nevalainen – Finite, Simple, Continued Fractions
  • Hiromichi Ikebata, JoAnne Klemetsen, Scott Schmidtke – What if the base is -10 instead of 10?
  • Jessie Virnig – The 3n + 1 Problem
  • Eric Gohman, Jami Kraushaar – Ciphers: The Art of Cryptography
  • Ryan Diesem, Ted Treska – An Investigation Into the R.S.A. Public Key Cipher
  • Emily Falgier, Aaron Hanson – The Existence of Palindromic Triangular, Square and Pentagonal Numbers
  • Maureen Foss, Stacy Jurgens – Perfect, Superperfect and Superduperperfect Numbers
  • Betsy LaPlant – An Exploration of Numeric Patterns Within Pascal’s Triangle
  • Bryan Anderson, Amber Richgels – Polyalphabetic and Block Ciphers
  • Jason Makepeace, Nicole Nelson – Investigation of Egyptian Fractions