Category Archives: Mathematics & Statistics

GSU Faculty Florian Enescu and Yongwei Yao on Commutative Algebra

Book cover for Progress in commutative algebra 2

Check out new book chapters by two of our Mathematics & Statistics faculty members: Yongwei Yao, in Progress in Commutative Algebra 1: Combinatorics and Homology, and Florian Enescu, in Progress in Commutative Algebra 2: Closures, Finiteness and Factorization. The two … Continue reading

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Mathematics Videos for Teaching and Learning

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Are there math concepts that still confuse you, even after reading a textbook? Are you interested in state-of-the art applications of mathematics in science, technology, and more? Do you want an entertaining video to show during class? You may find … Continue reading

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What do Zulu hats, tile work, and divination have in common?

Moroccan tile

  Ask Dr. Iman Chahine in the College of Education. Chahine teaches the course, “Ethnomathematics and its Role in Sociocultural Traditions”. Ethnomathematics studies the way in which cultural groups use mathematics in daily activities and in problem solving. Students in … Continue reading

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Symbols for Sound Event Brings Together Music & Math

Georgia State’s CENCIA initiative is hosting the Symbols for Sound: Exploring Mathematical Music Theory this week, an interdisciplinary event which looks at the intersection between music and mathematics. The 2-day program contains a variety of activities, including speakers and live performances. It … Continue reading

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GSU’s Eighth Annual Undergraduate Mathematics Competition

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Like problem solving and creative math problems? The Mathematics and Statistics Department is holding its Eighth Annual Undergraduate Mathematics Competition, open to anyone currently enrolled in a GSU undergraduate mathematics course, on March 23rd. More details from the department are … Continue reading

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Keeping Current with Web of Science

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Did you know you can get email and RSS alerts from Web of Science on any topic you’re interested in? It’s easy and a great way to stay on top of what’s getting published in your field.

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Scientists Hunt for ‘God’ particle

The Higgs boson (the particle that gives all matter its mass) — sometimes referred to as the “God particle” has recently made news. This particle was found by smashing protons together at high energy in the $10 billion Large Hadron … Continue reading

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“Giving Peer Review a Second Chance: Strategies for Providing and Interpreting Feedback”

Hey students! Here’s an opportunity to get free help with the writing process. The Writing Studio, located on the 9th floor of the General Classroom Building, will be offering free workshops this semester that can help you refine and revise … Continue reading

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Mathematics, Paper Folding, and Viruses

An intriguing, easy to read, and recent addition to the library is the book entitled “A Mathematical Tapestry: Demonstrating the Beautiful Unity of Mathematics” by Peter Hilton and Jean Pedersen.  This book examines polyhedral geometry, number theory, combinatorial geometry, and … Continue reading

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Mathematics, Edge of Time, and The Loom of God . . .

If you are seeking inspiration for a wild and wacky yet creative idea for a project or assignment or just a thought-provoking read, I suggest indulging in one of the books by Clifford A. Pickover – author of forty books … Continue reading

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