Archive for April, 2008

Poetry Finalists Announced; Learn Who Wins $50

The first MCS Department poetry contest brought out the best from our students.  Three of them have been selected as finalists, with the help of expert judges from the Gustavus English Department.  Congratulations to Erik Alquist, Katie O’Bryan, and Bethany Ringdal!  These three have now been invited to read their poems at the start of Francis Su’s lecture, […]

MCS Art Show

The first-ever Math/Computer Science Faculty Art Exhibit opens Monday, April 14, in the lobby of the third floor of Olin Hall. Lois Peterson (art & art history) is the curator for the exhibit, which includes weavings, needlework, origami, woodworking, hand-tied fly-fishing lures, and other creative visual work produced by the faculty of the MCS Department. […]

Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy Numbers Seminar

Prof. Stephen Samuel11:30-12:20 on Wednesday, April 9, 2008Olin Hall, Room 321Lunch will be served The concept of fuzzy sets is an attempt to capture the inherently imprecise linguistic concepts in terms of mathematical expressions. This became absolutely necessary in late sixties as the irresistible quest for imitating the human brain became a predominant issue in […]