2016-2017 Research Papers

A Closer Look at the Macomb County Political Party Swing

Author: Matthew Costa – California State University Channel Islands (CA)

The Spread of Two Classes of Voters: A Closer Look at the Political Party Swing in Macomb County

Author: Kristen Godinez – California State University Channel Islands (CA)

An Epidemiological Math Model Approach to a Political System with Three Parties

Author: Garrett Lopez – California State University Channel Islands (CA)

On the Colorization of Forest-Like Structures

Authors: Caroline Accurso, Theresa Marlin, David Siy, Nicholas Speranza, Henry Wickus – DeSales University (PA)

KMC Dynamics: One and Two Dimensional Atomistic Structures

Authors: Michael Boyle, Channing Parker, Molly Rowland – James Madison University (VA)

Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations for One-dimensional Homoepitaxial and Heteroepitaxial Crystalline Structures

Authors: Ben Dulaney, Jenny Frank, Dylana Wilhelm – James Madison University (VA)

Modeling the Relationship Between Age, Genetics, and White Matter Microstructures

Authors: Steven M. Giangreco, Allie R. Plunk – Missouri University of Science and Technology (MO)

Statistical Analysis of DNA Methylation Data in a Cervical Cancer Study

Authors: Elizabeth F. Hollen, Jason K. Viehman – Missouri University of Science and Technology (MO)

Examining Apparent Slumps in National Basketball Association (NBA) Player Free Throw Shooting

Authors: Cristiana Bonds, Deidra A. Coleman, Dustin Ford, Craig Steele – Philander Smith College (AR)

An Examination of Above Average Clusters in Professional Bowling

Authors: Deidra A. Coleman, Dustin J. Ford, Alejandra Gutierrez, RaQuedra Lee – Philander Smith College (AR)

Graph Theory in Mathematical Knots

Author: Francisco J. Mancia – University of North Texas at Dallas (TX)

Bridge Number of Virtual Knots and Path Width of Virtual Graphs

Author: Paul Wiggins – University of North Texas at Dallas (TX)

Fun and Games with P3-Saturation on a Graph

Authors: David E. Brown, Eric Culver, Julie Culver, Sid Tate, and Jessica Wilkinson – Utah State University (UT)

Rényi ∝-Entropy of Tournaments

Authors: David E. Brown, Eric Culver, Sid Tate – Utah State University (UT)

Using Latin Hypercube Sampling and Partial Rank Correlation Coefficients to Assess Sensitivity in Mathematical Models

Author: Karthik N. Boyareddygari – Western Kentucky University (KY)

Using Computational Bayesian Statistics to Analyze Parameters in a Differential Equation Model

Author: Jacob Menix – Western Kentucky University (KY)

Using Individual Patient Data to Quantify a Mathematical Model for the Interactions of Matrix Metalloproteinases and Their Inhibitors in a Wound

Author(s): Ayush Prasad, Nigar Karimli, Dr. Richard Schugart – Western Kentucky University (KY)

Determining Parameter Sensitivity in a Wound Healing Model via Latin Hypercube Sampling and Partial Rank Correlation Coefficients

Author: Carson Price – Western Kentucky University (KY)

Numerically Solving a System of PDEs Modeling Chronic Wounds Treated with Oxygen Therapy

Author: Stefan Stryker – Western Kentucky University (KY)

Using Parameter Estimation Techniques to Analyze a Mathematical Model in Wound Healing

Author: Rachel Turner – Western Kentucky University (KY)

A Connection Between Kostant’s Weight Multiplicity Formula and the Fibonacci Numbers

Authors: Pamela E. Harris, Kevin Chang – Williams College (MA)

Kostant’s Partition Function for the Lie algebra sl4(C)

Authors: Pamela E. Harris, Gabriel Ngwe, Cielo Perez, Aesha Siddiqui – Williams College (MA)

Evaluating Kostant’s Weight Multiplicity Formula

Authors: Leah Bayer, Elise Eckman, Zack While – Youngstown State University (OH)