Stanford Math Circle

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Stanford Math Circle

Fall 2013

Meeting Times: Thursdays 6:00 to 8:00 pm (Advanced Circle), 6:15 -- 7:45 PM (Middle Circle)

Additional Local Events of interest (Bay Area Math Adventures, math contests, etc) will be added as they are discovered.

Date Advanced Circle Middle Circle
Thursday

September 26

Codina Cotar

(MSRI/University College, London)

Probability Puzzles

Tom Davis (San Jose Math Circle)

Cryptography (i)

Thursday

October 3

Gabriel Carroll

Stanford Economics Department

Allocating Objects to People

Tom Davis (San Jose Math Circle)

Cryptography (ii)

Thursday

October 10

Ai Gurel

A-STAR program of Star League,

Factoring Large Numbers (based on material from

A Tale of Two Sieves, Notices of the American

Math Society, December 1996)

Tom Davis (San Jose Math Circle)

Cryptography (iii)

Wednesday

October 16

Jean-Pierre Bourguignon (Honorary Professor, IHÉS)

4:30 PM

Building 370, room 370

Karel deLeeuw Memorial Lecture

Sound, Shape, and Harmony: A Mathematician's Perspective

Wednesday

October 16

Brian Conrey (American Institue of Mathematics)

7:30 PM

San Jose State University Science Building, Rm 142

Bay Area Mathematical Adventures

Intransitive Dice

Thursday

October 17

Rick Summer

Stanford PreCollegiate Studies Program/SUMaC

TBA

Marc Roth (San Francisco Math Circle)

Modular Arithmetic (i: bowling pin puzzles)

Thursday

October 24

Chris Overton

TBA

Marc Roth (San Francisco Math Circle)

Modular Arithmetic (ii: Pigeonhole puzzles)

Thursday

October 31

TBA Marc Roth (San Francisco Math Circle)

Modular Arithmetic (iii: Finite Fields)

Saturday

November 2

Bay Area Science Festival Discovery Days

11:00AM to 4:00 PM

AT&T Park - San Francisco

Wednesday

November 6

Cédric Villani (L'Institut Henri Poincaré)

7:30 - 8:30

Cubberly Auditorium, Stanford University

Public Mathematics Lecture:

Mathematics of Bats

Thursday

November 7

Brian Conrad

Stanford Mathematics Deparment

the projective plane

TBA
Thursday

November 14

Rafe Mazzeo

Stanford Mathematics Department

TBA

AMC 8 Practice

Tuesday

November 19

AMC 8 Competition (8th graders and below)
Thursday

November 21

Dan Boneh

Stanford Computer Science Dept.

TBA

Chris Overton

TBA

Thursday

November 28

No Math Circle--Thanksgiving
Thursday

December 5

Simon Rubinstein-Salzedo

Dartmouth Mathematics Deprtment

Random Walks and Generating Functions

Chris Overton

TBA

Thursday

December 12

EXTRA ADVANCED MATH CIRCLE EVENT

Po-Shen Loh

Carnegie Mellon Mathematics Dept

Leader of the USA International Math Olympiad Team