Archive for May, 2010

Crime Distance and Background Probability in Geoprofiling

Seminar by Chen Yu Yang, Gustavus Mathematics Major Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 11:30 AM in Olin 321 This work on geoprofiling builds on my collaboration with Sam Rethwisch and Eric Cox in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling 2010. Geoprofiling is a technique to locate criminals based on historical data, proposed by Rossmo in his […]

Understanding the Challenges of Freecell

Seminar by Katie O’Bryan, Gustavus Mathematics Major Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 12:30 PM in Olin 321 Looking at the Freecell derivation of Solitaire, I will discuss the history and fundamentals of Freecell as well as the applications of statistics and probability to the game. Many people have been acquainted with Freecell through use of […]