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Washington DC Area Mathematica Special Interest Group
Mathematica SIG (http://web.mac.com/hrbishop.pmsi/DCSIG.m/DCSIG.html) MEETING 22 January 2010, 7:30 am Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) 8301 Greensboro Drive McLean VA Southern Corner of Westpark Drive and Greensboro Drive Agenda 1. Prepared Talks Weird Behavior of GraphicsGrid[ ], by Dave Vasholz Abstract. This short talk (scheduled for the last meeting but not given) will describe strange behavior of GraphicsGrid. Dynamic Image Manipulation, by Dan Martinez Abstract. We will demonstrate how to combine Mathematica's dynamic controls with Version 7's image processing functions. Sundry Mathematical Topics, by Dave Vasholz Abstract. We will use Mathematica to manipulate equations, verify identities, and typeset mathematics. Banach Spaces: A Book Review, by Jess Porter Abstract. Jess is having a blast working his way through the book A Short Course on Banach Spaces by N.L. Carouthers, and will report on what he has learned. Jess will also zero in on some comments in the Preface, and will relay some experiences while at the University of Pennsylvania in the 1980s. 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.