# Students

## Student-Only Seminar

The student only seminar is organized by graduate students, for (graduate) students. Nevertheless, faculty are welcome to attend.

### 2014-2015

May 14 | Thomas French, Arrow's and May's Theorems: What is a Fair Election? |

Apr 30 | Dan Graybill, An Informal Introduction to a Galois Connection |

Apr 23 | Drew Ash, Infinitude of Primes via topology, and an overview of my research |

Apr 16 | Lauren Irby, A Quick Look at the Contributions of Women in Mathematics |

Feb 25 | Kirk Boyer, Some Spectral Graph Theory, Expander Graphs, and Ramanujan Graphs |

Feb 18 | Rob Dukes, A Survey of Math Problems in Chess |

Feb 11 | Gavin St. John, "Three clouds may cover the plane" |

Feb 4 | Riquelmi Cardona, Varieties of Heyting Algebras and Superintuitionistic logics |

Jan 28 | Dan Graybill, Examples of and Introduction to Siteswap |

Jan 21 | George Herrmann, The Stone-von Neumann Theorem and Heisenberg groups |

Nov 5 | Ben Larkin, Mathematical structures as representations of physical systems |

Oct 29 | Thomas French, Beta-shifts and expansions |

Oct 22 | Wesley Fussner, What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do: Remarks on Reasoning with Imperfect Information |

Oct 15 | Adam Purcilly, Disjunctive Rado Numbers for Two Equations of Different Forms |

Oct 8 | Dennis Pace, Ergodic Theory and Normal Numbers |

Oct 1 | Drew Ash, Kakutani-Rokhlin Towers in Dynamical Systems |

Sept 24 | Konrad Aguilar, Unital Commutative C* -Algebras |

### 2013-2014

Apr 30 | George Herrmann, Moving from Multivariable Calculus toward de Rham Cohomology |

Apr 23 | Gavin St. John, (Topo)logical Compactness |

Apr 16 | Konrad Aguilar, The Gromov-Hausdorff Distance |

Apr 9 | Ben Larkin, Overview of encryption |

Apr 2 | Riquelmi Cardona, Introduction to Computability Theory |

Mar 6 | Thomas French, Realization of Entropies in 1-D Symbolic Systems |

Feb 20 | Wesley Fussner, The Zariski Topology |

Feb 13 | George Herrmann, The Stone-Weierstrass Theorem, pt. 2 |

Feb 6 | Drew Ash, Bratteli Diagrams and Dynamical Systems |

Jan 30 | Timothy Trujillo, Topological Ramsey Spaces Generated by Trees on omega |

Jan 23 | Riquelmi Cardona, Introduction to proof theory |

Nov 4 | Robbie Tabuchi, Chaotic Dynamics in Complex Systems and an Exploration of the Famous Mandelbrot Set |

Oct 28 | Konrad Aguilar, An Irrational Rotation Algebra |

Oct 18 | Lauren Morey, A new proof of an integral formula for counting perfect matchings in graphs |

Oct 11 | Kirk Boyer, Sensor Networks and Barrier Resilience |

Oct 6 | Wesley Fussner, Modal Logic as Applied Mathematics |

Sept 30 | Gabriel Giron, Toeplitz Transformation and Stolz Theorem |

Sept 23 | Gavin St. John, On formally undecidable propositions of Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory |

### 2012-2013

Feb 1 | Stephen Molinari, Two Proofs in Graph Theory |

Nov 16 | Riquelmi Cardona, Residuated Lattices II |

Nov 9 | Riquelmi Cardona, Residuated Lattices I |

Nov 2 | Drew Ash, Topological Dynamics II |

Oct 26 | Drew Ash, Topological Dynamics I |

Oct 12 | Stephanie Botsford, Fourier Analysis III |

Oct 5 | Stephanie Botsford, Fourier Analysis II |

Sept 28 | Stephanie Botsford, Fourier Analysis I |

Sept 21 | Mark Greer, Groups and Loops |

### 2011-2012

May 22 | William Sandifer, Fermat’s Last Theorem |

May 16 | Stephen Molinari, The Genus of K5 |

Apr 18 | Mark Greer, Constructing Simple Right Conjugacy Closed Loops |

Apr 11 | Riquelmi Cardona, Algebraic Logic II |

Feb 29 | Riquelmi Cardona, Algebraic Logic I |

Feb 15 | Konrad Aguilar, Pricing call options under the Binomial Model |

Feb 1 | Thomas French, Voting criteria and the methods which satisfy them |

Jan 25 | Mark Greer, Hall and Sylow theory for commutative automorphic loops |

Nov 1 | Tim Trujillo, A difficulty in the concept of Social Welfare |

Oct 25 | Stephen Molinari, Ramsey Theory |

Oct 17 | Jenya Kirshtein, Multiplication groups and inner mapping groups of Cayley Dickson loops |

Oct 11 | Jimmy Thorne, Introduction to Riemann Stieltjes Integrals |

Oct 4 | George Herrmann, The basics of Continuum Theory |

Sept 27 | Drew Ash, Kneading Theory |

Sept 20 | Mark Greer, A construction of commutative automorphic loops |

### 2010-2011

Mar 24 | Gabriel Giron-Garnica, Dynkin's pi-lambda theorem |

Feb 24 | Riquelmi Cardona, On widest empty wedges |

Nov 2 | Kyle Pula, Complete mappings of finite Moufang loops |

Oct 26 | Tim Trujillo, Ultrafilter mappings and their Dedekind cuts II |

Oct 19 | Tim Trujillo, Ultrafilter mappings and their Dedekind cuts I |

Oct 12 | Mark Greer, A close look at groups with triality II |

Oct 5 | Mark Greer, A close look at groups with triality I |

### 2009-2010

May 27 | Pete Stetser, Polynomial cocycles |

May 20 | Jenya Kirshtein, Cayley-Dickson loops and their automorphism groups |

May 13 | Mark Greer, Constructions on dissociative loops |

May 6 | Riquelmi Cardona, Representing a natural number as a sum of two squares |

May 6 | Brett Werner, Strong orbit qquivalence and residuality |

Apr 22 | Dave Lofte, Intro to the road coloring problem |

Apr 15 | Jonathan Von Stroh, Lifting module maps over different non-commutative domains |

Apr 1 | Jenya Kirshtein, Cayley-Dickson loops |

### 2008-2009

Jan 28 | Kyle Pula, Waring's Problem and Hilbert's Solution |

Jan 21 | Dan Daly, Counting Parentheses |

Nov 11 | Annette Locke, A subspace of the infinite Hagler Tree which is isomorphic to c_0 |

Nov 4 | Jonathan Von Stroh, Fock Spaces and the Commutant Lifting Theorem II |

Oct 28 | Jonathan Von Stroh, Fock Spaces and the Commutant Lifting Theorem I |

Oct 14 | Brett Werner, Substitution Systems as Bratteli Diagrams II |

Oct 7 | Brett Werner, Substitution Systems as Bratteli Diagrams I |

Sep 23 | Kyle Pula, A Probabilistic Approach to Latin Transversals |

Sep 16 | Dan Daly, The Bruhat Order for Coxeter Groups II |

Sep 9 | Dan Daly, The Bruhat Order for Coxeter Groups I |

### 2007-2008

May 19 | Jenya Kirshtein, Quadratic Reciprocity |

May 5 | Allegra Reiber, "Simple" Geometric Topology: Simple Homotopy Equivalence and the S-Cobordism Theorem |

Apr 28 | Kyle Pula, Generalizations of Transversals and K-Plexes of Latin Squares |

Apr 21 | Jonathan Von Stroh, Fock Spaces and the Von Neumann Inequality II |

Apr 14 | Jonathan Von Stroh, Fock Spaces and the Von Neumann Inequality I |

Apr 7 | Annette Locke, James' Quasi-Reflexive Space II |

Mar 31 | Annette Locke, James' Quasi-Reflexive Space I |

Feb 25 | Brett Werner, Kakutani Equivalence in Minimal Cantor Systems II |

Feb 18 | Dan Daly, A Nice Result on Generating Functions II |

Feb 11 | Dan Daly, A Nice Result on Generating Functions I |

Feb 4 | Aditya Nagrath, Scattered Lattices |

Jan 28 | Jonathan Von Stroh, Elliptic Curves, Primality and Cryptography II |

Jan 14 | Jonathan Von Stroh, Elliptic Curves, Primality and Cryptography I |

Nov 5 | Allegra Reiber, Manifolds and Modules I |

Oct 15 | Kyle Pula, Latin Squares and the Hall-Paige Conjecture |

Oct 1 | Dan Daly, Stack-Sortable Permutations |

Sep 24 | Annette Locke, Hagler Trees |

Sep 17 | Jonathan Von Stroh, An Introduction to Elliptic Curves |

### 2006-2007

Jul 11 | Dan Daly, The Representation Theory of the Symmetric Group |

Jul 3 | Kyle Pula, Jordan Loops |

May 15 | Kyle Pula, An Extremal Edge-Coloring Problem |

May 8 | Brett Werner, Dimension Groups of Substitution Systems |

Apr 24 | Ryan Adragna, The Sylow Theorems |

Apr 17 | Annette Locke, l_2 is Complemented in James' Space |

Apr 10 | Dan Daly, Permutations, Bruhat Order and Coxeter Groups II |

Apr 3 | Dan Daly, Permutations, Bruhat Order, and Coxeter Groups I |

Feb 21 | Brett Werner, Minimal Cantor Systems to Bratteli Diagrams |

Jan 24 | Kyle Pula, Gallai Graphs |

Nov 16 | Aditya Nagrath, Frames in Priestley's Duality II |

Nov 2 | Bryce Hammond, A Short Proof of Chvátal's Watchman Theorem |

Oct 26 | Ryan Adragna, Probability and Tennis |

Oct 19 | Brett Werner, Minimal Cantor Systems and Bratteli Diagrams |

Oct 12 | Dan Daly, Permutations and Young Tableaux |

Oct 5 | Annette Locke, Filters in Analysis and Topology |

Sep 28 | Kyle Pula, Gallai Graphs |

Sep 21 | Aditya Nagrath, Frames in Priestley's Duality I |

### 2005-2006

May 16 | Kyle Pula, Edge Colorings of Complete Graphs Having Certain Properties |

May 9 | Annette Locke, A Proof That Every Banach Space is Subreflexive |

May 2 | Jonathan Von Stroh, An Introduction to Berlekamp's Algorithm II |

Apr 25 | Jonathan Von Stroh, An Introduction to Berlekamp's Algorithm I |

Apr 4 | Aditya Nagrath, The Power of the Rings of Continuous Functions II |

Mar 6 | Brett Werner, Entropy of Shifts of Finite Type II |

Feb 27 | Brett Werner, Entropy of Shifts of Finite Type I |

Feb 6 | Dan Daly, Pattern Avoidance |

Jan 30 | Annette Locke, Boundedly Complete and Shrinking Bases |

Jan 23 | Aditya Nagrath, The Power of the Rings of Continuous Functions I |

Jan 16 | Kyle Pula, Covering Radius of Sets of Permutations |