|Professor Ron Gould profiled on the eScienceCommons blog|
|Published Date: 2009-08-18|
Math's in your cards, so deal with it
A 17th-century French gambler helped spark the modern theory of probability, says Ron Gould, author of the newly published "Mathematics in Games, Sports and Gambling: The Games People Play."
The textbook, based on Gould's popular freshmen seminar by the same name, reveals elementary probability theory and discrete mathematics through card tricks, dice rolling, baseball and other sports and games.
The aim is to help students develop a more logical, questioning approach to solving problems. "And, I hope they have a good time," adds Gould, a Goodrich C. White Professor of Mathematics who has taught at Emory for 30 years.
|Evans/Hall Speaker Announced!|
|Published Date: 2009-04-28|
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is pleased to announce the 15th annual Evans/Hall Lecture and Award Ceremony on Tuesday, April 28 from 4-5pm in E208, Mathematics and Science Center, with Reception following. Our speaker this year will be Jeff Brock of Brown University.
The Evans/Hall Lecture honors graduate and undergraduate students in the department and recognizes outstanding student accomplishments via the Trevor Evans Award, Deborah Jackson Award, Marshall Hall Award, and Departmental Awards.
|Yandong Liu & Qi Guo recognized in Yahoo!'s Scientific Challenges Program|
|Published Date: 2009-04-13|
The Department of Mathematics & Computer Science would like to congratulate Yandong Liu and Qi Guo for being chosen as two of twenty PhD students who have been selected to be part of Yahoo!'s Key Scientific Challenges (KSC) program. Supporting the academic community is a top priority at Yahoo!. Yahoo! created the KSC Program to support a limited number of outstanding PhD students who they believe are doing research in very important and challenging areas. The Program provides each student with $5,000 of unrestricted funds for the support of their research activities (e.g., conference fees and travel, lab materials, professional society membership dues, etc.).
As part of this program, students also receives an exclusive invitation to a unique workshop (most likely to be held in August in Sunnyvale, California), where they will focus on novel disciplines and important technical challenges for the Internet research community, slanted specifically for graduate students whose innovative work is just emerging.
Both students began their studies in 2007 and are members of the IR lab and are advised by Professor Eugene Agichtein .
|2009 Emerson Center Lectureship Award|
|Published Date: 2009-03-03|
Ying Wai (Daniel) Fan won the 2009 Emerson Center Lectureship Best Poster Awad for his poster entitled, Image Deblurring with Synthetic Boundary Conditions. Information regarding the symposium can be found at, http://www.emerson.emory.edu/conferences/symposium.html.
|Emory Profile: James Taylor|
|Published Date: 2009-01-20|
Genome's "dark matter" Computer scientist propels research into new realms
James Taylor's office in the Rollins Research Center is clean and minimalist, with no papers cluttering his desk or shelves. "My work is almost completely computerized, and computers are really a general-purpose instrument," says Taylor an assistant professor whose work spans two departments: biology and math and computer science.click here for the full story
|New EUMMA Website|
|Published Date: 2008-09-04|
The new website for the Emory Undergraduate Mathematics Majors Association is now up. http://www.students.emory.edu/EUMMA
|Investing in Emory's Vision|
|Published Date: 2008-04-28|
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|Synergy Carnival 2008|
|Published Date: 2008-04-04|
COME DUNK YOUR FAVORITE ADMINISTRATOR OR PROFESSOR April 4, 2008 3:00-8:00 pm Asbury Circle Mathematics Department Faculty: Emily Hamilton Eldad Haber Vaidy Sunderam Skip Garibaldi Aaron Abrams Political Science: Kyle Beardsley Economics: Hugo Mialon Administrators: Gary Hauk* John Ford Santo Ono Ozzie Harris Andy Wilson Carolyn Livingston Peter Sederberg Marc McLeod Jean Jordan Michael Huey Students: Alex Kappus * Dr. Hauk has agreed to have whipped cream pies tossed at his face More information can be found at the Emory Report website.