Stanford Math Circle

Stanford University Stanford Math Circle




Stanford Math Circle

Fall 2007

Date Speaker Title/Topic Notes
16 September Matthias Beck Polyhedra I: polygons, convex hulls, and all kinds of faces
23 September Matthias Beck Polyhedra II: face numbers, Euler's formula, and regular polytopes
30 September Michael Kleber What are the fair polyhedral dice? How about in 4 dimensions?
7 October Zvezdelina Stankova Full stop due to monovariants, part I Notes
14 October Zvezdelina Stankova Advanced monovariants in action, part II
21 October Jim Milgram The mathematics of robots
28 October Sam Payne Bidding games
4 November Rick Sommer Combinatorial Game Theory
11 November Kannan Soundararajan Prime numbers
18 November Ravi Vakil Pythagorean triples
25 November THANKSGIVING BREAK No Math Circle
2 December Tom Davis Rubik's cube as an introduction to group theory Notes
9 December Paul Mennen Ramblings: physics problems, irrationals, GPS, & musical spectra (and end-of-term ice cream party)