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MATH CONFERENCE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, AT BARD COLLEGE WILL GATHER LEADING MATHEMATICIANS IN NORTHEAST

Darren O'Sullivan
845-758-7649
osulliva@bard.edu
10-09-2004
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—On Saturday, October 9, Bard College is hosting Discrete Mathematics Day, an all-day math conference that will gather leading mathematicians in the Northeast to discuss a variety of topics in contemporary mathematics. Among the speakers is Marjorie Senechal, who is the Louise Wolff Kahn Professor in Mathematics and History of Science and Technology and director of the Louise W. and Edmund J. Kahn Liberal Arts Institute at Smith College. The one-day conference, which is sponsored by Bard College and the National Security Agency, takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in room 115 of the Olin Language Center on the Bard Campus. The conference is open to the public, but preregistration is required by e-mailing mathdept@bard.edu. The program for Discrete Mathematics Day at Bard features the following speakers and their lectures: Robert McGrail, Bard College, “Sorting the Sortable from the Unsortable”; Marjorie Senechal, Smith College, “Quasicrystals and the Golden Rhombohedra”; Rosa Orellana, Dartmouth College, Kronecker Products of the “Symmetric Group and Partition Algebras”; Ricky Pollack, New York University, Courant Institute, “A New Methodology in Geometric Transversal Theory”; and Natalie Priebe Frank, Vassar College, “An Introduction to Substitution Tiling and Their Graphs.” For more information this conference, please call 845-758-7362 or e-mail rose@bard.edu. # # # (10.05.04)

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