Browsing Mathematics Senior Individualized Projects by Title
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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 ... 
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 ... 
Some Topics in the mathematics of Change Ringing: Plain Bob and Related Methods
(Kalamazoo College, 1981) 
The Special Theory of Relativity
(Kalamazoo College, 1970) 
Statistical Analysis of Michigan High Schools : Focusing on Reasons Why Students Choose Not to Pursue Higher Education
(Kalamazoo College, 1992)The purpose of this study is to compare the similarities and differences between the various high schools of Michigan. The main focus will be on the obstacles facing the graduating seniors when choosing to attend college. ... 
A Statistical Package: An Implementaiton of a Truncated Sequential tTest
(Kalamazoo College, 1978)This ttest was worked up as a statistical package for the Upjohn Pharmaceutical Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It was designed to be used by the researchers in the production area to minimize the time and cost in ... 
The Structural Theorems on Infinite Abelian Groups
(Kalamazoo College, 1967)General Abelian group theory is a branch of algebra that has achieved several satisfactory structural theorems. The aim of this paper is to discuss the most important of these theorems so as to give an overview of this ... 
The Student Affairs Perspective : Looking at Underrepresented Students in STEM Through a Different Lens
(Kalamazoo College, 2016)The education gap in STEM is a growing national concern in the United States. With the growing emphasis on STEM skills in the workplace, it is more important than ever that we figure out how to support diverse students in ... 
Student Evaluation of Courses at Kalamazoo College
(Kalamazoo College, 1969)For the past seven years the College administration has attempted to monitor student opinion through the Senior Faculty Evaluation, a mimeographed questionnaire distributed to graduating seniors. The questionnaire is ... 
Student Internship at The Upjohn Company
(Kalamazoo College, 1977)I conducted my Senior Independent Project in the Mathematical Services Division of the Upjohn Company as a student intern under the supervision of Dr. John R. Kraska. I was allowed to choose any one of a number of projects ... 
Student Internship at The Upjohn Company
(Kalamazoo College, 1977)I spent my S.I.P. quarter working as a student intern for the Mathematical Services division of The Upjohn Company under the supervision of Dr. John R. Kraska. I found the experience interesting and rewarding, and would ... 
Student Internship at The Upjohn Company
(Kalamazoo College, 1977)I spent my S.I.P. quarter working as a student intern for the Mathematical Services division of The Upjohn Company under the supervision of Dr. John R. Kraska. A part of my time was spent learning FORTRAN through the ... 
A Study in Minkowski Geometry: Perimeter and Area
(Kalamazoo College, 1972)If asked how to find the distance between two points, most people would rattle off the formula for finding the Euclidean distance between the points. They would not even consider using any other distance function. ...