Posts tagged with numerical analysis

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Presenting math

Recently, I have been asked a number of times for a list of talks that I present on mathematics. While the list will grow, as I’m even creating a new talk next week for a conference on integrating social issues into the curriculum, this can give a reader a sense of topics I present. For […]

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Adding heat to a hot movie

While I have yet to see the movie, I’ve been the recipient of considerable buzz about the movie Inception. Given this is one of the hot summer movies and simply how amazingly hot it has been this summer, it seems fitting to compose a post on the heat equation! The heat equation is a partial […]

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Getting graphic

Today, a new header image (the old was simply the default image) appeared on this blog. It seems appropriate to explain the images as the collage is meant to represent the various ways I move mathematically. Let’s start at the left and move our way to the right. Almost hidden in the lower left and […]

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Jabulani math

Given the last blog entry detailed my input on the Sports Science piece on home runs, it seems only appropriate to give the details of how my connections with Sports Science started. ┬áThe week before the World Cup began, I was in NYC with my family. The trip combined work and fun activities in the […]

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Home Run math

It was a simple enough meal. I was sitting with my children eating fast food when suddenly my cellphone rang, which isn’t alarming in itself. Suddenly, I noticed the caller wasn’t my wife or parents. In fact, I didn’t even recognize the area code. It’s important to realize, if you haven’t already, that I’m not […]