2012 - 2013
The following schedule shows who will be leading the circle on a given day.
|September 12||Josh Zucker||Number Theory I||Number Theory I|
|September 19||BAMA at SCU: Tamsen McGinley||Proofs you can't forget|
|September 26||Tom Freeman and Nikhil Buduma||Team problem solving and wrangles|
|October 03||Maksim Maidansky||Mathematical Games|
|October 10||Josh Zucker||Number Theory II|
|October 17||BAMA at SJSU: David Eisenbud||Way Out There on the Edge of the Plane||Way Out There on the Edge of the Plane|
|October 24||Paul Zeitz||Counting I||Counting I-III (by Paul Zeitz)|
|October 31||Paul Zeitz||Counting II|
|November 07||Josh Zucker||Number Theory III|
|November 14||Paul Zeitz||Counting III|
|November 16||BAMA at SCU: Alissa Crans||Musical Mathematics||Musical Math|
|November 28||Zvezda Stankova||Freedom for the Clones||Game theory Escape of the Clones|
|December 05||Various||Russian math circle||Homework with answers, Classroom probs with answers|
|December 12||Josh Zucker||Number Theory IV|
|December 19||Sally Koutsoliotas||What's so special about relativity?|
|January 09||Dan Goldston||College-level finite business math tests||M70 Midterm3, M70 Midterm2, M70 Midterm1, Algebra Problem, M70 Final|
|January 16||Josh Zucker||Number Theory V|
|January 23||Tom Davis||Catalan Numbers|
|January 25||BAMA at SCU: Shirley Yap||Where does the railroad track go?||BAMA 4 summary of talk and directions|
|January 30||Tatiana Shubin and guests||Splitting and Sharing|
|February 06||Tom Freeman||Problem solving practice with teams||In class problems|
|February 13||Josh Zucker||Number Theory VI|
|February 20||BAMA at SCU: Katherine Socha||mathematical morsels inspired by e. e. cummings||BAMA 5 summary of talk and directions|
|February 22||Tom Davis||BAMO Preparation|
|February 27||Tom Freeman||BAMO Aftermath|
|March 06||Tom Davis||Rubik's Cube|
|March 13||BAMA at SJSU: Brian Conrad||The ABC Conjecture||Details and Directions|
|March 20||Josh Zucker||Number Theory VII||Homework problem|
|March 27||Frank Sottille||Hyperbolic Soccerball|
|April 03||Brian Conrey||Untiution: How far can mathematical common sense lead you astray?|
|April 10||Josh Zucker||Number Theory VIII|
|April 17||Lucian Sega||Inequalities|
|April 24||Various||A Russian-Style Math Circle||Homework (to do BEFORE meeting)|
|May 01||Brian Conrey||Congruences|
|May 08||TBD||Pizza and Puzzles|
- Some topics have not yet been decided, hence the "TBD" = "To Be Determined".
- The dark red dates are BAMA talks so there will be no SJMC meeting.
- For the Stanford meetings above, see this announcement.
- SJMC meetings take place regularly on Wednesdays, in MH-320 at SJSU, from 7:00PM to 9:00PM, see directions.
- If you'd like to see your name on this schedule page, as a leader of a circle session, contact us!
- Handouts of past meetings will be posted as we receive them. If you have past handouts that you don't see here, please let us know.
- Read more about Russian-style circles.