What is Algorithmic Harm?

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY Department of Mathematics & Statistics presents Dr. Cathy O’Neil Author of MAA’s 2019 Euler Book Prize winner Thursday, November 19, 2020 11am – 12pm Virtual Lecture “What is Algorithmic Harm?” Dr. Cathy O’Neil will discuss predictive algorithms, what can go wrong and why, and how to address…

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Thinking of declaring a major or minor in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics?

We would love to talk with you about our seven majors and two minors! For more information on how to declare, please go to https://registrar.wfu.edu/program-change-student/ NOTE: The department is currently in the midst of advising and pre-registration. We will not be accepting new major or minor declarations until the pre-registration…

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What’s My Place in the Math World?

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY Department of Mathematics & Statistics presents Dr. Chris Jones Bill Guthridge Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Domain Scientist for Mathematics at the Renaissance Computing Institute University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Thursday, October 22, 2020 11am – 12pm; Virtual Lecture “What’s My Place in the Math World?” We all…

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On Sufficient Graphical Models

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSIT Department of Mathematics & Statistics presents Kyongwon Kim Wake Forest University Thursday, October 15, 2020 11am – 12pm,Virtual Lecture “On Sufficient Graphical Models” We introduce a Sufficient Graphical Model by applying the recently developed nonlinear sufficient dimension reduction techniques to the evaluation of conditional independence. The graphical…

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A Mathematical Model of Gender Bias and Homophily in Professional Hierarchies

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY Department of Mathematics & Statistics presents Kaitlin Hill, Wake Forest University Thursday, October 8, 2020 11am – 12pm, Virtual Lecture “A Mathematical Model of Gender Bias and Homophily in Professional Hierarchies” Gender representation has been improving toward parity in the past several decades for many professions, such as…

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Uniqueness Results for Infinite Semipositone Problems

WAKE FOREST UNIVERSIT Department of Mathematics & Statistics presents Ratnasingham Shivaji University of North Carolina at Greensboro Thursday, October 1, 2020 11am – 12pm Virtual Lecture “Uniqueness Results for Infinite Semipositone Problems” Uniqueness of positive solutions will be discussed for a class of singular steady state reaction diffusion equations with…

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