Governor's School 2004 - Mathematics Afternoon Program

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Day Topic Computer WS Lecture PPT
Mon Jun 14 Introductions; Number Patterns; Polynomial Interpolation CWS 1 01
Tue Jun 15 Non-polynomial Pattern: Periodic, etc. CWS 2 02
Wed Jun 16 Field Trip to ASME No Lab
Thu Jun 17 Relative Number Patterns; Discrete Dynamical Systems CWS 03 03
Fri Jun 18 Nonlinear Dynamics; Periodicity and Chaos CWS 04
Hotel Infinity (story)
Hotel Infinity (lyrics!)
04
Mon Jun 21 Letter Patterns; Ciphers CWS 05 05
Tue Jun 22 Advanced Codes; Jefferson's and Hill Ciphers CWS 6 06
Wed Jun 23 (Regular Class @ 1:30) Probability and Random Numbers CWS 7 07
Thu Jun 24 System Dynamics; Markov Processes CWS 8 08
Fri Jun 25 Fun Day: Snacks, Crafts and Games None None
Mon Jun 28 Geometric Transformations CWS 9
Graph Paper
09
Tue Jun 29Fractal Patterns from Recursion CWS 10 10
Wed Jul 30Field Trip to Cades Cove or ? No Lab
Thu Jul 1 Fractal Patterns from Randomness; Iterated Function Systems CWS 11 11
Fri Jul 2 Regular Patterns: Tilings CWS 12 12
Mon Jul 5 Cellular Automata CWS 13 13
Tue Jul 6 Cellular Automata CWS 14 14
Wed Jul 7 Field Trip to Oak Ridge
Thu Jul 8 Game Theory CWS 15 15
Fri Jul 9 Final Challenges; Awards; Party No Lab

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