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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