Archives 2013 – 2014

Intemediate Group
Date Speaker, Affiliation, Topic
Wednesday,
September 25, 2013
Paul Zeitz
University of San Francisco
Mathematical Problem Solving
Advanced Group and Intermediate Group meet together
in Guzman Lecture Hall from 6:40 – 8:10
Wednesday,
October 2, 2013
Tom Davis
Crytography
Wednesday,
October 9, 2013
Paul Zeitz
University of San Francisco
More Problem Solving Strategies
Wednesday,
October 16, 2013
Alon Amit
Origami Logic
Problems about Knowledge about Knowledge
Wednesday,
October 23, 2013
Movie Night
Hard Problems–the Road to the Toughest Math Contest
Wednesday,
October 30, 2013
Vera Serganova
UC-Berkeley
Mathematical Induction
Wednesday,
November 6, 2013
Paul Zeitz
University of San Francisco
Wednesday,
November 13, 2013
Nico Brown and Ian Brown
GATE Academy
Determined Games, or How to Win a Cookie
Tuesday
November 19, 2013
AMC-8 Contest
for 8th grade and under
Wednesday,
November 20, 2013
Cornelia A. Van Cott
University of San Francisco
Wednesday,
November 27, 2013
NO CLASS – Happy Thanksgiving!
Wednesday,
December 4, 2013
Elwyn Berlekamp
UC-Berkeley
Dots and Boxes
Wednesday,
December 11, 2013
Paul Zeitz
University of San Francisco
Zome Tools
Wednesday,
December 18, 2013
NO CLASS – Winter Break
Wednesday,
December 25, 2013
NO CLASS – Winter Break
Wednesday,
January 1, 2014
NO CLASS – Winter Break
Monday,
January 6, 2014
NO CLASS – Winter Break
Monday,
January 13, 2014
NO CLASS – Winter Break
Monday,
January 20, 2014
Alexander Givental

UC Berkeley

To Infinity and Beyond

Monday,
January 27, 2014
Cornelia Van Cott
University of San FranciscoJohn Conway’s Look and Say Sequence
Monday,
February 3, 2014
Marc Roth
SF Juvenile CenterLogic problems with some serious mathematics including number theory, graph theory, and other discrete topics
Tuesday
February 4, 2014
AMC-10/12 Contest
Intended for high school students
Monday,
February 10, 2014
Piotr Achinger
UC-Berkeley
Monday,
February 17, 2014
NO CLASS – Ski Week
Monday,
February 24, 2014
Matthais Beck
SF State
Topic TBD
Tuesday,
February 25, 2014
Bay Area Mathematics Olympiad
Monday,
March 3, 2014
Paul Zeitz
University of San Francisco
How to Gamble if You Must
Monday,
March 10, 2014
Sam Vandervelde
St Lawrence University
Fibonaccis: Numbers You Can Count On
Monday,
March 17, 2014
Paul Zeitz
USF
Probability, Part 2
Monday,
March 24, 2014
TBD
Monday,
March 31, 2014
Brandy Wiegers
San Francisco State University
Tilings
Monday,
April 7, 2014
No Math Circle
You might like to attend a public lecture
by Sir Roger Penrose at USF instead.
Monday,
April 14, 2014
NO CLASS — Spring Break
Monday,
April 21, 2014
Joseph Hirsch
MIT and MSRI
Social Choice Theory and Voting Paradoxes
Monday,
April 28, 2014
Cornelia Van Cott
University of San Francisco
Taxi cabs, flying carpets, and flower shops: an investigation of metric spaces
Monday,
May 5, 2014
Movie Night
N is a Number
Paul Erdos
Monday,
May 12, 2014
Paul Zeitz
University of San Francisco
Mathematical Card Tricks
Monday,
May 19, 2014
Zvezda Stankova
Mills College and Berkeley Math Circle
Geometry
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