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Mathematica SIG (Northern Virginia and Washington DC)

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  • Subject: [mg83600] Mathematica SIG (Northern Virginia and Washington DC)
  • From: Bruce Colletti <vze269bv at>
  • Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2007 04:12:29 -0500 (EST)

The Washington D.C. area Mathematica Special Interest Group will meet Friday, 30 November, 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at the SAIC Enterprise Center building in Tysons Corner (see directions below). 

Early risers meet before 7:00 in the morning for admission at the front desk, then we have a Dutch treat breakfast downstairs.  By about 7:30 we have moved to one of the projector rooms. Meetings consist of a prepared talk, informal discussion about Mathematica programming and applications, general questions, and new business.   

Presentations (1 hour total), by D. Martinez

- Visualizing Statistical Distributions with Manipulate
- Foundations of Monte Carlo Simulation With Mathematica 6
- A Dynamic Geodetic Application Using Locator

Abstract.  The first two talks discuss matters having broad statistical appeal, whereas the last talk explores traffic dynamics that we Beltway warriors suffer each day.  
To inquire about attending, e-mail Dan Martinez (dmartinez at or Bruce Colletti (bcolletti at  In your e-mail subject line, please include 'Mathematica SIG.' 

DIRECTIONS to 8301 Greensboro Drive, McLean VA (tall, boxy and white SAIC Enterprise Building at the 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 ten minutes to seven if you wish to join us for breakfast, and no later than twenty after seven 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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