This page contains links to documents that were used in mathematics seminar presentations (as well as other presentations by mathematics faculty). Some of these items have instructions included so that you can experiment with them on your own; others were used for demonstration purposes and may not be understandable to someone who did not attend that particular presentation. Also note that large files (over 100K) have size indicated in brackets.
K E Y  An Excel spreadsheet. Note that some spreadsheets contain macros, which may prompt a warning from Excel or virus protection software.  
A Mathematica notebook. Many of these are designed to produce graphs, but all graphs have been removed from these notebooks to conserve space.  
A Microsoft Word document.  
A Microsoft PowerPoint document.  
A QuickTime movie.  
A PDF file. 
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Date  Topic Presenter  Documents 
02/19/2002  Tiling Square Rooms with
Equal Stacks, or Solutions to x^{2} – ny = 1 Don Hooley  
12/11/2001  This talk was also given at the San Diego Joint MAA/AMS meetings, January 6, 2002.  
Reflecting Walls for Bouncing Balls Darryl Nester 
 
12/4/2001  This talk was also given at the San Diego Joint MAA/AMS meetings, January 6, 2002.  
An Elementary Diversity Index Developed Using Taylor Series Donald Hooley 
 
11/13/2001  Simulating Probabilities with Excel and Visual Basic Darryl Nester  
11/27/2001  On Triangles, Spheres, and "How big is South America?" Steve Harnish  
10/23/2001  Surviving a (Trig) Identity Crisis Darryl Nester  
10/16/2001  How Can I Make This Line Shorter? Donald Hooley 

9/18/2001  Mathematics Learned (or Recalled) While Working on my House Darryl Nester  
6/23/2001  String Art FOR JUNE 23 DISCOVERY DAY  
3/23/2001 (MAA meeting)  Bouncing a ball on a slanted wall Darryl Nester/ Steve Harnish 

3/16/2001 (Friday Colloquium)  On Creating Mathematics: What Arthur (Cayley) and Blaise (Pascal) never knew Steve Harnish  
2/15/2001  Beetles on Triangles Darryl Nester 

2/8/2001  Stereograms Stephen Harnish  
1/25/2001  String Art Darryl Nester 

11/30/2000  Cellular automata Jon Curtis  
11/9/2000  The Gini index George Lehman  
10/19&26/2000  Random Walks Darryl Nester  
10/5/2000  Errorcorrecting codes Stephen Harnish  
9/28/2000  "Dueling Actuaries" Darryl Nester  
9/14/2000  Creating QuickTime movies Stephen Harnish 