Mathematics

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Jan 17, 2012 Donna Whitlock

Computer Science and Math Capstone Presentations

In December 2011 Computer Science and Math students held Capstone Presentations. Below are a sampling of the students’ Capstones with abstracts of their research: “The set chromatic number of a graph” Angela Adams, Ashley Knappenberger, Meagan Leas and Alyssa The abstract: The paper “The Set...

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Mar 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Cohen Rhymes Her Way Through Math

Marion Cohen, Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, and a long-time poet and writer, published a page of "math-teaching limericks" on the inside front cover of the February issue of Math Horizons. Three cheers for the Old Babylon-ies. We love those illustrious cronies. Instead of our decimals they used...

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Mar 1, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Five Math Students Present at Conference

On Saturday, Feb. 26, five Arcadia University math majors made individual presentations at the Moravian College Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. Abstracts of their talks are below. Brian Curcio Title: An introduction to sabermatrics Abstract: Sabermetrics is the application of statistics to...

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Jan 28, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Cohen Publishes 'Truth and Beauty, Math and Literature'

Marion Deutsche Cohen, Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, published “Truth and Beauty: A Course in Math and Literature” in the December 2010/January 2011 issue of MAA FOCUS, the news magazine of the Mathematical Association of America. “We can use math to explore and explain mysteries of the...

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Nov 2, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Ortiz Publishes on Delta Hedging Mortgage Servicing Rights Portfolio

Dr. Carlos Ortiz, Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, published a paper on "Delta hedging a portfolio of servicing rights under gamma and vega constraints with optimal fixed income securities" in the Journal of Risk Finance (Vol. 11 Iss: 4, pp.377 – 400) with co-authors Anne Zissu of...