# MAA Podcast Center

### Lectures

*Chaos Games and Fractal Images* - Robert L. Devaney, Boston University - June 28, 2012

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*The Remarkable Interaction between Mathematics and the Computer: Examples Old and New* - Jill Pipher, Brown University - April 30, 2012

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*Data Mining: Fool's Gold? Or the Mother Lode?* - Richard De Veaux, Williams College - April 12, 2012

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*March Mathness* - Tim Chartier, Davidson College - February 28, 2012

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*Aspects of Chaos* - James A. Yorke - November 17, 2011

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*The Many Names of (7,3,1) and the Unity of Discrete Mathematics* - Ezra "Bud" Brown - September 21, 2011

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*Escher and the Droste Effect* - Bart de Smit - April 4, 2011

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*Cryptography: How to Keep a Secret* - Alice Silverberg - December 8, 2010

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*The Idea of Holonomy* - Robert Bryant - October 14, 2010

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*Math and Art: The Good, the Bad, and the Pretty* - Annalisa Crannell - September 23, 2010

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*Primes and Zeros: A Million Dollar Mystery* -Brian Conrey - July 28, 2010

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*Mathematics and Music* - James Stewart - April 27, 2010

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*Is Tiger Woods a Winner?*- Scott Berry - April 1, 2010

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*Mathematics and Robotics* - Florian Potra - March 4, 2010

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*Modeling Similarity in the Age of Data* - Kevin McCurley - November 19, 2009

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*Hyperbolic Wallpaper* - Frank A. Farris - September 9, 2009

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*Why Do Golf Balls Have Dimples?* - Keith Devlin - July 1, 2009

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*From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes* - Robert Lang - June 25, 2009

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*The Mathematics Behind Tom Stoppard's Arcadia* - Michele Osherow, Manil Suri, and Erin Weaver - May 18, 2009

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*Mathematical Poetry* - JoAnne Growney and Karren Alenier - April 28, 2009

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*Low Energy Pathways in Space, Chaos and Random Walk* - Edward Belbruno, Princeton University - April 2, 2009

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*The Fourth Dimension* - Michael Starbird, University of Texas at Austin - March 19, 2009

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*Provincial Polynomia: Uncommon Excursions for the Seasoned Visitor* - Dan Kalman, American University - March 12, 2009

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*Patterns in the Primes* - Andrew Granville, University of Montreal - November 13, 2008

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*Spinning Heads and Spinning News: The Use and Abuse of Statistics in the Media* - Rebecca Goldin, George Mason University - October 28, 2008

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*Modeling with Cubes* - Ruth Charney, Brandeis University - October 14, 2008

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*The Politics of Writing Histories of Non-Western Mathematics* - George Gheverghese Joseph, University of Manchester - September 23, 2008

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*Patterns Patterns Everywhere* - Martin Golubitsky, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University - August 21, 2008

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*"When Mathematics Changed the World"* - Keith Devlin, Stanford University - July 2, 2008

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*"Right Triangles and Elliptic Curves"* - Karl Rubin, University of California, Irvine - May 16, 2008

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*"What Can We Say After We Say We're Sorry? or, Adventures in Optimization"* - Margaret Wright, New York University - March 5, 2008

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*"Proofs and Confirmations: The Story of the Alternating Sign Matrix Conjecture"* - David Bressoud, Macalester College - September 19, 2007

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*"The Joy of Solving Equations"* - Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley - May 17, 2007

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### Invited Speaker Previews

**2011**

*Sea battles, Benjamin Franklin's Oil Lamp, and Jellybellies* - Katherine Socha, Saint Mary's College of Maryland

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*Lessons from the Netflix Prize* - Robert Bell, AT&T

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**2010**

*Reasonable Effectiveness: Trigonometry, Ancient Astronomy, and the Birth of Applied Mathematics* - Glenn Van Brummelen, Quest University
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*Symplectic Embeddings and Continued Fractions* - Dusa McDuff, Barnard College, Columbia University

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**2009**

*Mathemagic with a Deck of Cards on the Interval Between 5.700439718 and 806....* - Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College

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*Classical structure in modern geometry, or modern structure in classical geometry* - Ravi Vakil, Stanford University

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*Perfect Graphs-Structure and Recognition* - Maria Chudnovsky, Columbia University

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*Integrable Systems: A Modern View* - Percy Deift, Courant Institute-New York University

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*Stacking Bricks and Stoning Crows* - Peter M. Winkler, Dartmouth College

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*Stability, Consistency, and Convergence: Modern Variations on a Classical Theme* - Douglas Arnold, University of Minnesota

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**2008**

*4000 Years of Algebra: An Historic Tour From BM 13901 to Moderne Algebra* - Karen Parshall, University of Virginia

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*The Riemann Hypothesis* - J. Brian Conrey, The American Institute of Mathematics

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*The Mathematics of PageRank* - Fan Chung, University of California San Diego

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*Structure and Randomness in the Prime Numbers* - Terence Tao, University of California Los Angeles

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*Do Dogs Know Calculus? Bifurcations at the Beach* - Tim Pennings, Hope College

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