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Stanford Math Circle

Fall 2006

Date Speaker Title/Topic Notes
17 September Sam Vandervelde The King Chicken Theorems (Graph theory in the barnyard) Notes
24 September Matthias Beck Making Change Like Frobenius (Number theory and coin counting) Notes
1 October Matthias Beck Making Change Like Frobenius II (Generating functions) Notes
8 October Ravi Vakil The Ubiquitous Proportion (The golden mean in math and nature) Notes
15 October Sam Vandervelde Geometric Mad-Libs (Investigations with points in the plane) Notes
22 October Sam Vandervelde Those Three Little Dots (Limits and infinity) Notes
29 October Deepak Tolani Indispensable Curvature (Mathematics and computer graphics)
5 November Tom Davis Homogenous Coordinates (Mathematics and computer graphics) Notes
12 November Tom Davis Down the Graphics Pipeline (Mathematics and computer graphics)
19 November Ravi Vakil The Mathematics of Doodling (Differential geometry) Notes
26 November THANKSGIVING BREAK No Math Circle
3 December Sam Vandervelde Coming Full Circle (Euclidean geometry and inversion) Notes
10 December Sam Vandervelde A Beautiful Find (Feuerbach's Theorem) and end-of-term ice cream party