Colloquium at Math Department at WVU

Spring 1998

Contact person: Krzysztof Chris Ciesielski.

Colloquium usually meets on Thursdays at 3:45pm in 324 Armstrong Hall.

Tea and cookies begin at 3:00 in Armstrong Hall 361 (coffee room).

    Jan 15, No Colloquium, First week of classes.

  1. Jan 22, Jan Jastrzebski, Gdansk University, Poland, Local properties of Darboux-like functions. (real analysis)

  2. Jan 29, James Mosley, WVU, Mathematical Modeling in Coal Technology.

  3. Feb 5, John Goldwasser, WVU, One Peg in the Center. (elementary talk suitable for undergraduate students)

  4. Feb 12, Arthur M. Hobbs, Texas A & M Univ, Applications of Tree Packings and Coverings.

    Feb 13 (Friday) EXTRA TALK! Arthur M. Hobbs, Texas A & M Univ, Paul Erdos: Friend and Mentor.
    Time and place: 3:45pm in 324 Armstrong Hall. Tea and cookies begin at 3:00 in Armstrong Hall 361 (coffee room).

  5. Feb 19, Piotr Koszmider, Ohio University, Athens, and Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brasil, Beyond the method of transfinite induction. Stepping-up infinite constructions. (set theory)

  6. Feb 26, Henry Gould, WVU, The Girard-Waring Power Sum Formulas for Symmetric Functions.

  7. Mar 5, Mike Mays, WVU, Mathematical Impossibilities. (elementary talk suitable for undergraduate students)

    Mar 12, No Colloquium, Spring Recess.

  8. Mar 19, Harvey Diamond, WVU, The Daubechies Orthonormal Wavelet Basis.

  9. Mar 26, Thelma West, Univ. of Southern Louisiana, An introduction to span.

  10. Apr 2, Meir Shillor, Oakland University (Michigan), New Models for Automotive Thermostats.

  11. Apr 9, Bailian Liu, South China Normal University Guangzhou, P.R.China, and (currently visiting) Univerisity of Pittsburgh, Generalized Exponents of Primitive Matrices.

  12. Apr 16, John Goldwasser, WVU, Switches in a Grid and Fibonacci Polynomials.

  13. Apr 23, Chen Zhao, Indiana State University, Extremal n-colorable subgraphs with restrictions.

  14. Apr 30, Pete Johnson, Auburn University, Measures of information and information flow: Why many believe that Shannon got it right.

    May 7, No Colloquium, Final Week.

    July 17 (Friday) EXTRA TALK! Jishan Hu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Painleve property and regular differential equations. Time and place: 4:00pm in 313 Armstrong Hall. Tea and refreshments begin at 3:30 in Armstrong Hall 310 (coffee room).