January 22nd, 2017

SMTD@UMMA

The Star-Spangled Banner: Transformation, Translation, Amnesia & Remembrance

Professor Mark Clague explores how processes of translation and transformation trace the meaning of Francis Scott Key’s 200-year old song...

January 23rd, 2017

Student Probability

Energy optimization on the sphere and application to Welch bounds

Using a tensorization trick, one may prove that rotationally symmetric distributions satisfy energy minimization properties. This fact has...

Gasses and Gas Laws

Christopher Nicholson (University of West Florida)

A first lecture on the properties of gasses will be presented. Aspects of gas pressure and measurement will be discussed. The origin of...