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October 24: Baltimore-Washington Metro Area Differential Geometry Seminar

The Baltimore-Washington Metro Area Differential Geometry Seminar is a new joint seminar between the math departments of University of Maryland College Park, Howard University, and Johns Hopkins University. We meet twice a year, alternating between locations, for a day of talks on various topics in geometry. The next meeting will be held at Howard University on October 24, 2015.


Persi Diaconis from Stanford will give Monroe H Martin Lectures

Stanford University’s Persi Diaconis will deliver the Monroe Martin lectures on October 29 and 30. Adding Numbers and Shuffling Cards: “When numbers are added in the usual way, “carries” occur. The carries turn outto be a Markov chain with an “amazing matrix.” This same matrix occurs in the usual method of shuffling cards (“seven shuffles […]