(Updated) Mathematica Special Interest Group (Washington DC Area)
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- Subject: [mg101679] (Updated) Mathematica Special Interest Group (Washington DC Area)
- From: "Bruce Colletti" <bwcolletti at verizon.net>
- Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 05:35:21 -0400 (EDT)
Mathematica SIG (web.mac.com/hrbishop.pmsi/DCSIG.m/DCSIG.html) 17 July 2009, 7:30 am Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) 8301 Greensboro Drive McLean VA 22102 Southern Corner of Westpark Drive and Greensboro Drive Agenda 1. Prepared Talks "Gears and Rings as Mathematica Art or Educational Display", by Jess Porter Abstract. These precision rings and gears are a light alloy metal and are used in fast spinning computer hard drives. This talk solicits ideas from the group regarding a possible project. "Using Mathematica to Surf the Waves", by Dave Vasholz Abstract. This talk presents an application of Mathematica to water waves. "Recent Technical Questions about Mathematica", by Bruce Colletti Abstract. A summary of recent discussions with Wolfram Technical Support (a first class team) about plotting a curve on a surface. Also a brief discussion about Compile and its use in plotting a fractal. NEW TALK: "An Unbelievable Feat Accomplished", by Dan Martinez Abstract. Dan will show how control of a dynamic timeline plot can be effected without the use of either Manipulate or DynamicModule, but with all of the functionality that they can provide. 2. Mathematica Gems and Discoveries - Sharing of Mathematica programming oddities - Applications of Mathematica to some areas of science - Something recently read and worth sharing 3. Mathematica Questions, Possible Approaches and Discussion 4. New Business Select next meeting presentation, time and place ----------------------- Directions to 8301 Greensboro Drive, McLean VA (tall, boxy and white SAIC Enterprise Building at south corner of Westpark Drive and Greensboro Drive): >From the Beltway, go northwest on Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) and proceed past Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road). Turn right onto Westpark Drive (Gosnell Road in the other direction). Turn right at the next light onto Greensboro Drive and then right into the parking lot. Visitor's Parking is adjacent to Westpark Drive. A SIG representative will meet you in the lobby. Please arrive no later than 6:50AM if you wish to join us for a dutch-treat breakfast, and no later than 7:20AM to attend the meeting only. The desk officer will ask for a driver's license before issuing a visitor's badge.