Department Seminars Prior to 1990

Department Seminars in 1989

Jan. 17
Ralph Wiltse. Distorted Conic Sections.

April 4
Pedro Rivera-Muniz, Tim Englund (student), Mike Peterson (student), and Charlie Vanden Hoek (General Motors). Fractal Geometry and Chaos.

April 18
Tom Gruszka. The Mystery of Mathematics.

Oct. 3
Ted Sundstrom, Charlene Beckmann, Ralph Wiltse, and Pedro Rivera-Muniz. Using Graphing Calculators in Calculus Courses.

Oct. 10
Carl Arensdsen. My Experiences in Malaysia.

Oct. 17
Ralph Wiltse. The Mathematics Computer Science Connection: Scheduling a Golf Tournament.

Oct. 31
Report from Attendees to the Annual MCTM Conference.

Nov. 7
Paul Jorgensen. Scientific Visualization of Ground Water Contamination Data.

Nov. 14
Rosa Kavanaugh. Calculus: A Technology Approach.

Nov. 21
George Sturm. A Birds Eye View of Students Statistical Projects.

Nov. 28
Karen Novotny. Mathematical Games, Puzzles, and Card Tricks.

Department Seminars in 1988

Jan. 19
Pedro Rivera-Muniz, Ted Sundstrom, and Don Vander Jagt. Report from the Joint Meetings of the MAA and AMS.

Jan. 26
Lance Nelson. Artificial Intelligence.

Feb. 2
Soon Hong. EDA (?).

Feb. 9
Alverna Champion.

Feb. 23
Ted Sundstrom. Calculus Reform Is It Needed?

March 31
Dr. Beth Rose (UCLA). Bayesian Vector Autoregressive Models for Economic Forecasting.

Sept. 13
Alverna Champion. A Report on the International Mathematics Education Meetings in Hungary.

Sept. 27
Paul Jorgensen. Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch Representing Concurrency.

Oct. 4
Tom Gruszka and Ted Sundstrom, Using MicroCalc in Calculus Courses.

Oct. 11
Phil Pratt. Data Base Management.

Oct. 25
Dr. Ron Ward (Biology). Human and Natural Resources Information Systems.

Nov. 1
Dr. Marion Kuras (University of Krakow). Computer Applications Growth in Poland.

Nov. 22
George Sturm. Statistics Slide Show.

Nov. 29
Georgi Klein. Mathematics Learning as a Constructive Activity.

Department Seminars in 1987

April 7
Mary Ellen Rivers and Cathy Gardner. Validating and Updating the Mathematics Placement Exam.

April 14
Jack Musch. MTH 229.

Sept. 22
Pedro Rivera-Muniz. Fractals and Chaos, Part I.

Sept. 29
Pedro Rivera-Muniz. Fractals and Chaos, Part II.

Oct. 8
Dr. Tadeusz Wilusz (Cracow Institute of Statistics, Econometrics, and Computer Science). Gaming and Simulation in Education and Research Using Micros: The KRAEK Project.

Oct. 15
Dr. Bogdan Ludwiczak (Cracow Institute of Statistics, Econometrics, and Computer Science). Spatial Autocorrelation of Cancer Incidence in Poland.

Nov. 3
Larry Kotman. Compilers A Class Project.

Nov. 10
Ralph Wiltse. Conic Sections: A Novel Approach.

Nov. 17
Ken Johnson. CS 457 Data Communications.

Nov. 24
Carl Arendsen. Experiences with CS 205 Computers in Education.

Dec. 1
Virginia Muraski. Dec. 8 Discussion about Professional and Scholarly Activities.

Department Seminars in 1982

March 16
Donna Larson (School of Nursing). Microcomputer Simulations in a Nursing Skills Laboratory.

April 7
Prof. Dorian Feldman (Michigan State University). Comparison of Binomial Experiments.

Nov. 10
Marge Schnell (Student) and Sue Heller (Student). The World Beyond Cursor Routines.

Nov. 24
Brenda Gustafson (Student) and Fred Combs (Student). Come Experience the IBM-PC.

Department Seminars in 1981

Feb. 9
Georgianna Klein. Mathematics and Sex.

March 30
Virginia Muraski. The Calculator An Aid or a Hindrance?

April 14
Owen Snoey (Student). A Data Control Distribution System.

Oct. 1
Ralph Wiltse. Apple High Resolution (HIRES) Graphics Routines.

Oct. 28
Ralph Wiltse. Apple High Resolution (HIRES) Graphics Routines

Nov. 17
Preston Hammer . Rehabilitation of Concepts in Mathematics.

Department Seminars in 1980

Jan. 15
Ted Sundstrom. Using a Calculator in Precalculus and Calculus.

Feb. 26
Bruce Klein. Recursive Computation of Certain Derivatives A Study of Error Propagation.

April 1
Joe Adamski and Phil Pratt. Data Base Concepts and a Case Study.

April 17
Daniel Tsui (Daverman Associates). Regression Solutions: Accuracy and Stability.

May 13
Dr. Carl Metzler (The Upjohn Company). Monte Carlo Simulations in Statistical Research.

May 13
Dr. Carl Metzler (The Upjohn Company). Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems.

Oct. 23
Preston Hammer. An Amateurs Opinions of the Foundations of Mathematics.

Nov. 13
Jim Antonucci. WGVC Auction Staging Software.

Department Seminars in 1979

Oct. 2
Ralph Wiltse. Continued Fractions.

Oct. 16
Pedro Rivera-Muniz. Applications of Undergraduate Mathematics.

Department Seminars in 1978

Jan. 17
Ted Sundstrom (College IV). College IV Mathematics Curriculum: Mathematical Competencies.

Jan. 31
Ralph Wiltse. APL Graphics As a Pedagogical Tool.

Feb. 28
Prof. R.V. Hogg (The University of Iowa). Mathematics and Statistical Education.

April 11
Preston Hammer. Taxicab Distances and Norms.

May 16
Virginia Muraski. Reading and Mathematics.

Oct. 24
Preston Hammer. Introduction to Programming the Lobachevski Computer.

Nov. 7
Jack Musch. The Nine-Point Circle.

Nov. 28
Bruce Klein. PASCAL is Alive and Well in Room 419 Mackinac.

Department Seminars in 1977

Oct. 18
Preston Hammer. What is Continuity?

Nov. 1
Kenneth Hunter (William James College). Forecasting Michigan's Prison Population.

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