Archive for February, 2012

A Period-adding Bifurcation in a Pair of Coupled Neurons

When: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 11:30am-12:20 pm Where: Olin Hall 321 Presenter: Thomas LoFaro In this talk on work done with my thesis advisor Nancy Kopell, I will discuss a neurophysiological model of a pair of coupled neurons that exhibits a period-adding phenomenon in response to the variation of a parameter in the model equations. […]

Milo Martin ’96 Featured in New Scientist

Gustavus MCS alumnus Milo M.K. Martin ’96 is featured in an article in New Scientist describing a novel computer design intended for mobile devices that need brief bursts of intense computational performance.  The paper describing this approach will be presented next week in the best-paper session of the High Performance Computer Architecture conference; the lead author, Arun […]

They Came, They Saw, and They Were Conquered. Again!

This past J-Term Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science Choong-Soo Lee hosted the second StarCraft II tournament for students. Computer Science Majors Cory Ruegg (2012) and Michael Patterson (2014) helped to promote the tournament in the Fall semester and over 20 students signed up for the tournament. Sixteen players were selected to compete in an […]

Technology in Politics

When: Thursday, February 9, 2012, 11:30am-12:20 pm Where: Olin Hall 320 Presenter: Matt Klaber Topics will include: ways in which technology is applied to political organizing specific example projects how a liberal-arts computer science major contributes to software development. Matt Klaber is Director of Research and Development at NGP VAN, the leading technology provider to […]