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DC-Area Mathematica Special Interest Group
Mathematica SIG (http://web.me.com/hrbishop.pmsi) MEETING 18 February 2011, 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 "A Dynamic GraphPlot Application", by Dan Martinez ABSTRACT. Dan will demonstrate a way to portray associations between US Presidents using Manipulate with built-in Mathematica functions. "Mathematica as an Aid to Writing a Book", by Mel Friedman ABSTRACT. This talk describes how Mathematica is facilitating writing a book titled "Introduction to Infrared and Electro-Optical Systems". "Mission Imparsible?", by Dave Vasholz (also a member of the Mathematica Maryland SIG, MD-SIG) ABSTRACT. In this talk I will discuss various aspects of the problem of translating files consisting of LaTeX source code into Mathematica documents that are "self aware." 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.