Browsing Mathematics Senior Individualized Projects by Title
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Random Walk Theories of the Stock Market
(Kalamazoo College, 1972)If one could predict future prices of var10us stocks in the stock market, one could make a fortune. Because of this, many theories dealing with future stock price changes have been developed, but no single theory has ... 
Real Numbers through the Lens of Continued Fractions
(Kalamazoo College, 2013)Decimal representation of real numbers (or more generally, bary representation) give us a convenient way of expressing real numbers. Although it takes a lot of computation to find digits in the decimal expansion of ... 
The Relationship between Diabetes Mellitus and Periodontal Disease.
(Kalamazoo College, 2002)The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between diabetes mellitus and the severity of periodontal disease. Specifically, the goal was to be able to prevent and treat periodontal disease in diabetic ... 
The Relationship Between Diversity and Firm Performance : A Statistical Analysis
(Kalamazoo College, 2017)The American workforce is becoming more diverse than ever, with the expanding representation of minority groups, including women, people of color, millennials, etc. Not only are these groups entering the workforce at such ... 
The Relationship Between Quality of Life Measures and Risk Factors for Pelvic Floor Disorders
(Kalamazoo College, 2015)Pelvic floor disorders affect about 23.7% of women and are a class of ailments that cause physical and social discomfort in the forms of urinary and fecal incontinence, along with pelvic organ prolapse. Previous studies ... 
The Relevance of Group Theory to Composing Peals of Plain Bob Triples
(Kalamazoo College, 2004)Change Ringing is the art of ringing tower or hand bells according to a specific set of rules defined by the British in the 1600s. In particular we examine the group structure in peals of a method called Plain Bob Triples, ... 
Report on Work Project in the Management Science Department of the First Tennessee National Holding Co. of Memphis, Tennessee
(Kalamazoo College, 1974)MY Senior Independent Project consisted of a working experience with the Management Science Department of the First Tennessee National, a holding company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee and individual project which ... 
Representation Theory, Character Theory, and Applications with some Familiar Groups
(Kalamazoo College, 1997) 
The Rise of Dark Pools: Impact on Price Discovery and Market Quality
(Kalamazoo College, 2012)Market structure in the U.S. is complex and filled with numerous regulations matched only by the number of people trying to circumvent them. This paper examines a specific segment of the market dark pools. Specifically, ... 
Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease Among Patients Presenting to the Heart Foundation of Jamaica for an Electrocardiogram (ECG)
(Kalamazoo College, 2014)This research paper determines and analyzes the risk factors of cardiovascular diseases in the Jamaican adult population. In this paper an abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG) is used as the main determinant to decide the ... 
SAL: A Symbolic Assembler
(Kalamazoo College, 1971)The primary function of this project was not to teach anyone, except myself. It was undertaken in the hope that I might gain insight and background in mantocomputer, and computertoman communications via languages. I ... 
Sales of Pharmaceuticals as a Function of Promotion: A Study for Upjohn International, Inc.
(Kalamazoo College, 1981)This paper presents the work I have done for the Upjohn Corporation in fulfillment of the Kalamazoo College Senior Individualized Project requirement. The report is in the standard memo format used at Upjohn. The research ... 
The SelbergErdos Elementary Proof of the Prime Number Theorem
(Kalamazoo College, 1962)This is a paper dealing with a proof in the theory of numbers in particular it is from prime number theory dealing with the distributions of the primes. Unlike many other branches of number theory, distributional prime ... 
The Sematic Definition of Truth in Formalized Languages
(Kalamazoo College, 19660505)In this paper I have attempted to survey the problem of defining the truth set in formalized languages. Although the intuitive conceptions involved are fairly simple, the technical requirements of the definition are ... 
Semiconductor Laser Arrays: PhaseLocked Solutions and their Stability
(1993)We have investigated the dynamic behavior of semiconductor laser arrays with evanescent coupling. Arrays of semiconductor lasers are capable of operating with high output powers and may therefore be useful in such areas ... 
Senior Individual Project : Harmonic Analysis
(Kalamazoo College, 2018)The purpose of this research paper is to analyze the harmony in musical works and to find the harmonic similarity between each Bach’s Suites. Usually, harmonic analysis is done by hand, but in this research, we want to use ... 
SIP Job Report: Internship at The Upjohn Company
(Kalamazoo College, 1983)During the fall quarter of 1983, I worked as an intern in the Operations Research and Statistical Services unit of The Upjohn Company. I worked under the supervision of J. M. Magerlein, a Senior Mathematician and J. P. ... 
Social Justice Through Mathematics: An Exploration of Social Justice Pedagogy and a Reflection on Mathematics in Summer Programs for Youth
(Kalamazoo College, 2010)The following project can be broken into three major parts: reflections on my experience working with KCIS's Think Summer! program, exploration of the connections between social justice and mathematics, and a proposed ... 
Solutions of Selected Problems as Posed by Walter Rudin in His Book: "Principles of Mathematical Analysis"
(Kalamazoo College, 1967)This paper cannot be read without the accompanying use of the second edition of Walter Rudin's Principles of Mathematical Analysis. The problems and chapters are both numbered in accordance with this book, and I have also ...