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Undergraduate Math Conference
Saturday, April 13, 2013

Schedule of Events for 2013 will be similar to the 2012 schedule below

All talks will be held in the Shiloh Room (room 235)
of the Carolyn P. Brown University Center

9:00 - 9:45 Registration and Refreshments
Juice, coffee, pastries, fruit
9:45 - 9:50 Welcome and opening remarks
9:50 - 0:50 Invited address:
Dr. Michael Dorff   (Brigham Young University)
Shortest paths, soap  films, and mathematics

11:00 -12:00 Student Talks
11:00 - 11:15John Collins   (University of Tennessee):  Pricing variable annuities
11:25 - 11:40 Alice Curtis  (Belmont University):   Colossal corn
11:45 - 12:00 Ashleigh Jones  (University of Montevallo):   Multivariate statistics and mathematical modeling
12:00 - 1:00Lunch: Box lunches for all registrants (Rooms 223 & 224)
*Note: The University Center Bookstore (located 1 floor down) is open until 5:00 p.m.
1:00 - 2:40Student Talks
1:00 - 1:15 Angela Gaetano and Alina Lepkowski (Belmont University): Exploring artistic and creative interests of students
1:20 - 1:35 Heather Hardeman (University of Montevallo): Cluster analytics
1:45 - 2:00 Kayla Von Hagel  (Kennesaw State University):   Access control logic
2:05 - 2:20 Ryan Carroll (Rhodes College): Generalizing the Euler-Satake characteristic of closed 3-orbifolds
2:25 - 2:40 Jordan Palmer   (University of Montevallo) :  RSA encryption
2:40 - 3:15 Posters and Refreshments

Shannon Bryce (Kennesaw State University): L^2-error of adaptive interpolation of hyperbolic functions by linear splines:  gobal estimate

Teagan Bryce (Kennesaw State University): L^2-error of adaptive interpolation of hyperbolic functions by linear splines:  local estimate

Duke DeLoache (Davidson College): Optimizing gene split-sites for bacterial computing

Josh Lipsmeyer (University of Arkansas): The strength of the Henstock-Kurzweil integral in terms of the measure of singularity sets

Megan McElmurray (Belmont University):  The High School Student: What will she grow up to do?

Brad Weaver (Belmont University): A regression analysis of the American frown

3:15 - 4:35 Student Talks
3:15 - 3:30 Stefanie Erdman  (Kennesaw State University): The Intermediate Value Theorem and its applications
3:35 - 3:50 Ryan Anderson (Kennesaw State University): Computing the minimum-norm least-squares solution of Ax = b with Gauss-Jordan elimination
4:00 - 4:15 Garrett Rose (Tennessee Wesleyan College): Predator/Prey: herbivores versus plankton
4:20 - 4:35 Zachery Lindsey (University of Tennessee): Simulation of SLE
4:40 Closing Remarks

Parking: Please park in the 11th Street Parking Garage (G-10 Parking Garage), which is open to the public on Saturday, April 16. It is located on the corner of Cumberland Avenue and 11th Street, across from the old Worlds Fair site; see campus map for details. It may be entered from either 11th Street or White Avenue. The annual spring Orange and White football game is this Saturday, but it should cause no problem since kick-off is at 2:30.


2011 Undergraduate Math

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2009 Undergraduate Math

2008 Undergraduate Math Conference

2007 Undergraduate Math Conference

Ayres Hall is home to the UT
Department of Mathematics.


This conference is sponsored by the
University of Tennessee Mathematics Department
the National Science Foundation.

last updated: 4/2012