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Results of REU Research 2010

Participants

  • Mathematical Biology/Ecology/Physiology Mentors: Jay walton, May Boggess, Masami Fujiwara.
  • Algebraic Methods in Computational Biology Mentors: Maurice Rojas.
    • Alexandra Gendreau, Wellesley College, MA: Sequence Alignment Using the Needleman-Wunsch Algorithm and the Polytope Propagation Algorithm I.
    • Tiara Henry, Priarie View A\&M UNiversity, TX: Sequence Alignment Using the Needleman-Wunsch Algorithm and the Polytope Propagation Algorithm II.
    • Maya Bam, Gordon College, MA: Sequence Alignment Using the Needleman-Wunsch Algorithm and the Polytope Propagation Algorithm III.
    • Kenneth Ascher, The State University of New York, NY: On the Roots of Univariate Trinomials.
    • Abel Chan, Stanford UNiversity, CA: Extremal Fewnomial Systems.
  • Matrix Analysis and Wavelet Theory Mentors: David Larson.
    • Eileen Martin, University of Texas, TX: Continuously Moving Parseval Frames on Smooth Manifolds I.
    • Ryan Hotovy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NE: Continuously Moving Parseval Frames on Smooth Manifolds II.
    • Sam Scholze, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, WI: Unitary Equivalence of Vector Spaces over the Binary Field.
    • John Myers, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, SD: Unitary Equivalence to Matrices with Constant Main Diagonal.
    • Patrick Orchard, University of Oklahoma, OK: Orthogonal and Maximal sets for Bernoulli Measures.

3nd Annual REU/MCTP Mini-Conference

Wednesday, July 28th and Thursday, July 29th, 2010.

Journal Articles

Conference Talks

  • MathFest, August 2010: Pittsburgh, PA
    • Kenny Ascher*, The State University of New York; Dr. Maurice Rojas, Texas A&M University; On the Roots of Univariate Trinomials. AWARDED Best Student Presentation for 2010. CONGRATULATIONS KENNY!
     
  • National Joint Mathematics Meetings New Orleans, January 2011:
    • A Mathematical Model of the Effects of Antioxidants on Atherosclerotic Lesion Growth. Hayley M Belli*, University of Oregon; Jay R Walton, Texas A&M University; May Boggess, Texas A&M University ; AMS Session on Mathematical Biology and Ecology, III.
    • A Categorization of Brazilian Free-Tailed Bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) Chirps. Gregory Alan Backus*, Bard College; Albert Boggess, Texas A&M; May Boggess, Texas A&M; Kirsten Bohn, Texas A&M, Department of Biology; AMS Session on Mathematical Biology and Ecology, I.
    • Modeling the Effects of Cannibalistic Behavior in Zebra Mussel Dreissena polymorpha Populations. Patrick Thomas Davis*, Eastern Michigan University; May Boggess, Texas A&M University; Jay Walton, Texas A&M University;
    • Random Trinomials and Lower Binomials. Kenneth B Ascher*, SUNY Stony Brook (Texas A&M REU); AMS Session on Commutative Rings and Fields.
    • Unitary Equivalence to Matrices with Constant Main Diagonal. John Myers*, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I.
    • Unitary Equivalence of Vector Spaces over the Binary Field. Sam L Scholze*, University of Wisconsin-Platteville; Ryan L Hotovy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln ; AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I.
    • Continuously Moving Parseval Frames on Smooth Manifolds. Ryan L. Hotovy*, University of Nebraska- Lincoln; Eileen R. Martin, The University of Texas at Austin; Daniel Freeman, University of Texas at Austin; AMS-MAA-SIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II.