Chapman University - Cal State Fullerton

Joint Mathematics Colloquium

Talks by students and faculty members on current research. We usually meet once per semester to exchange ideas. The speakers and titles of past talks (with links to some abstracts) are listed below.

Joint Mathematics Colloquium

*Organizers:* **Peter Jipsen** (Chapman University) and **Bogdan Suceavă** (Cal State University Fullerton)

2:00 pm **Fernando Quintino (Cal State University Fullerton)**

*Title:* Interpolating Legendre Multiplier Sequences

2:20 pm **Allie Smith and Louis Ehwerhemuepha (Chapman University)**

*Title:* A Novel Exact Test for Association for Small Sample Case-Control Studies

2:40 pm **Nathan Robertson, Susan Deeb, Soeun Park, and Reina Galvez (Cal State University Fullerton)**

*Title:* A Comparative Analysis of Three Clustering Techniques with an Application to K6-11 Mathematics Achievement Data

3:20 pm **Melissa Riddle and Bogdan Suceavă (Cal State University Fullerton)**

*Title:* A Pinching Theorem for Three-Dimensional Hypersurfaces in Euclidean Ambient Space

3:40 pm **Kyle Lee (Chapman University)**

*Title:* Investigating Quantum Gravity through Causal Dynamical Triangulations

PDF file with abstracts - Poster

Joint Mathematics Colloquium

*Organizers:* **Bogdan Suceavă** (Cal State University Fullerton), **Peter Jipsen** and **Cyril Rakovski** (Chapman University)

2:00 pm **Casey Coleman and Adrian Vajiac (Chapman University)**
*Title:* A New Perspective on Geometry: Polynomials and Curved Spaces

2:30 pm **Robert Giza (Cal Poly Pomona)**
*Title:* Series associated with multifractal analysis

3:00 pm **Duy D Ngo, Reina R Galvez, and Antouneo Kassab (Cal State University Fullerton)**
*Title:* A Multivariate Statistical Inference for the Analysis of Neuronal Spiking Rates

3:30 pm **Nathan Lawless (Chapman University)**
*Title:* Generating all modular lattices of a given size

4:00 pm **Yusuf Jabri (Cal Poly Pomona)**
*Title:* Genesis of the ubiquitous Fibonacci Word

4:30 pm **Jenny Chang (Cal State University Fullerton)**
*Title:* Robust Statistical Modeling of Neuronal Intensity Rates

5:00 pm **Cody Gruebele (Cal State University Fullerton)**
*Title:* Comparison of Two Models For Fat/Water Separation in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Joint Mathematics Colloquium

*Organizers:* **Peter Jipsen** (Chapman University) and **Bogdan Suceavă** (Cal State University Fullerton)

2:00 pm **Lucy Odom (Cal State University Fullerton)**

*Title:* Amalgamatic Curvature and Absolute Umbilical Hypersurfaces

2:25 pm **David Tyler (Chapman University)**

*Title:* Map the Network

2:50 pm **Charley Conley (Cal State University Fullerton)**

*Title:* A Rigidity Theorem for Hypersurfaces

3:15 pm **Adrian Vajiac (Chapman University)**

*Title:* Bicomplex Numbers

3:40 pm **Coffee Break**

4:10 pm **Nicholas Salinas (Cal State University Fullerton)**

*Title:* Polynomial Isometries of P-adic Integers

4:35 pm **Peter Jipsen (Chapman University)**

*Title:* A Category of Algebraic Contexts equivalent to Idempotent Semirings

Joint Mathematics Colloquium

*Organizers:* **Bogdan Suceavă** (CSUF) and **Peter Jipsen** (Chapman University)

2:00 pm **John Simanyi (Cal State University Fullerton)**

*Title:* Complex Series at the Radius of Convergence

2:30 pm **Dr. Mark Filowitz (CSUF Associate Dean)** - Welcoming Address

2:35 pm **Alex Barrett (Chapman University)**

*Title:* A Two-Light Version of the Classical Hundred Prisoners and a Light Bulb Problem: Optimizing Experimental Design through Simulations

3:00 pm **Heng Sok (Chapman University)**

*Title:* On the Performance of Exact Testing Procedures with Respect to Comparisons of Several Multinomial Distributions in Small Samples

3:30 pm **Nicholas Blackford, Daniel Lenders, and Danny Orton (Cal State University Fullerton)**

*Title:* An Inverse-Based Analogue of the Probability that Two Elements of a Finite Group Commute

Joint Mathematics Colloquium

*Organizers:* **Peter Jipsen** (Chapman University) and **Bogdan Suceavă** (Cal State University Fullerton)

3:00 pm **Dr. Bogdan Suceavă (Cal State University Fullerton)**

*Title:* A question of David Hilbert and its application to classes of metrics

3:25 pm **Lucy Odom (Cal State University Fullerton Undergraduate)**

*Title:* Chasles Angle Invariance Property for the Helicoid

3:50 pm **Peter T. Ho (Cal State University Fullerton Undergraduate)**

*Title:* Rotation Hypersurfaces in Lorentz-Minkowski Space with All Points Umbilics

4:15 pm **Dr. Peter Jipsen (Chapman)**

*Title:* Computational Investigations of the Lattice of Lattice Varieties