Date

Speaker

Title and Topic

work sheet

September 16 
Matthias Beck
.....SFSU

Polyhedra I: polygons, convex hulls, and all kinds of faces

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September 23 
Matthias Beck
.....SFSU

Polyhedra II: face numbers, Euler's formula, and regular polytopes

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September 30 
Michael Kleber
.....Google

What are the fair polyhedral dice? How about in 4 dimensions?

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October 7 
Zvezdelina Stankova
.....Berkeley / Mills College

Full stop due to monovariants,
part I (note)


October 14 
Zvezdelina Stankova
.....Berkeley / Mills College

Advanced monovariants in action,
part II 
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October 21 
Jim Milgram
.....Stanford

The mathematics of robots

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October 28 
Sam Payne
.....Stanford

Bidding games 
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November 4 
Rick Sommer
.....Stanford EPGY

Combinatorial Game Theory 
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November 11 
Kannan Soundararajan
.....Stanford

Prime numbers 
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November 18 
Ravi Vakil
.....Stanford

Pythagorean triples 
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November 25 
Thanksgiving break 
 no math circle  
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December 2 
Tom Davis
.....Silicon Graphics

Rubik's cube as an introduction to group theory


December 9 
Paul Mennen
.....Independent

Ramblings: physics problems, irrationals, GPS, & musical spectra
Party: ice cream aplenty!

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