Elmhurst College

Departments of Mathematics & Physics
Seminar Series - Spring 2002

February 12 (Tuesday) - ACCA Mathematics Talk at North Central College at 5 PM

February 20 - Alexander Aris (Northern Illinois University)
"Godel and Incompleteness"

*February 27 - Phyllis Kowalke (Elmhurst College)
"Natural Language Processing"

March 6 - Magdalena Stolarska (Northwestern University)
"Level Sets, Finite Elements, and Crack Growth"

March 13 - Catherine Crawford (Elmhurst College)
"Interacting Fronts and Localized Pulses of Periodically Forced Waves"

March 20 - Evans Afenya (Elmhurst College)
"Can We Capture Reality with Mathematical Models?"

March 27 - No Seminar - Spring Break

*April 3 - An overview of our new Math 199 course, including student project
presentations by Christine Klotz and Jenny Kissane

*April 10 - Student Practice Talks for the ACCA Symposium

April 17 - Jon Johnson (Elmhurst College) "Counting Huffman Trees"

April 24 - Senior Paper Presentations

May 1 - Senior Paper Presentations

All talks are on Wednesday from 4:00-4:50 p.m. on the second floor of the Computer Science and Technology Center in Room 213 (except those marked otherwise). Everyone is invited for refreshments preceding the talks from 3:30-4:00 p.m. in the second floor lounge. Talks marked with an * are especially appropriate for a general audience. Please contact Dr. Abigail Hoit at 630-617-3414 or at abigailh@elmhurst.edu for more information or if you would like to give a talk.

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