Mathematics

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Feb 25, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Oatis Co-authors Two Papers

Dr. Carol Oatis, Professor of Physical Therapy, co-authored “Correlations among measures of knee stiffness, gait performance and complaints in individuals with knee osteoarthritis,” recently published in Clinical Biomechanics. Co-authors also included Dr. Ned Wolff, Professor of Mathematics, and Dr...

Feb 20, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Eight Students Present at Mathematics Conference

On Feb. 16, eight Arcadia University students presented at the Moravian College Undergraduate Mathematics Conference. The day-long conference provides an opportunity for undergraduate college students from the tri-state area to come together to present talks and discuss mathematics, statistics,...

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Friedler, Wolff Publish Paper in 'Studies in College Mathematics'

Drs. Louis Friedler and Ned Wolff of the Mathematics Department co-authored "What's New with Reform Calculus in the US?" which appeared in Vol. 15, No. 1 of the Studies in College Mathematics, a Chinese Journal, in January 2012. The purpose of this paper is to update Chinese audiences on what has...

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Wolf Presents Co-Authored Paper at AERA Conference

Professor of Mathematics Dr. Ned Wolff presented "The Impact of Math Science Partnership Work on Higher Education Faculty," a paper he co-authored, at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference in Vancouver on April 13.

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May 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Friedler Appointed to MAA Notes Editorial Board

Dr. Louis Friedler, Professor of Mathematics, was recently appointed to a two-year term on the Editorial Board of the Notes of the Mathematical Association of America. The Notes series disseminates educational information and reports as well as resources for mathematics faculty use.

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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...