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DC-Area Mathematica Special Interest Group

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  • Subject: [mg116395] DC-Area Mathematica Special Interest Group
  • From: "Bruce Colletti" <bwcolletti at>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2011 03:06:34 -0500 (EST)

Mathematica SIG


18 February 2011, 7:30 am

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
8301 Greensboro Drive
McLean VA
Southern Corner of Westpark Drive and Greensboro Drive

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

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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.

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