Research

Examples of recent student-faculty research in the department include:

  • David Holcomb, Alex Hoyer, and Eric Manley, On the Integral Coding Advantage in Unit Combination Networks, DUSCI Summer Program, DUCURS oral presentation, Midwestern Graph Theory Conference (MIGHTY)
  • William Janssen and Eric Manley, Classifying Networks for Network Coding, DUSCI Summer Program, DUCURS oral presentation, Proceedings of the Midwest Instruction & Computing Symposium (MICS)
  • Josh Bonello and Michael Rieck, Judging Distance for Cameras: The Perspective 3-Point Pose Approach, DUCURS Summer Program
  • Creston Flemming, Maria Bohroquez, and Timothy Urness “Using Recycled Computers to Construct a Beowulf Cluster for Molecular Modeling” Proceedings of the Midwest Instruction & Computing Symposium (MICS)
  • Stephanie Running and Maryann Huey, A Characterization of Textbooks: Algebra and Function in an Era of Common Core State Standards, DUSCI, Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics publication
  • Elizabeth Fiedler and Maryann Huey, Statistics and Probability for Teaching Secondary Students, Mathematics and Science Partnership grant
  • Ira Hanson, Steven Johnson, Alex Kramer, Byron Varberg, and Jason Grout; Sage Cell Server 

Faculty Research & Publications:

  • Daniel Alexander and Robert L. Devaney "A Century of Complex Dynamics," Centennial edition of the Mathematics Association of America Monthly
  • Timothy Urness and Eric Manley, “Generating Interest in Computer Science Through Middle-School Android Summer Camps,” Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges
  • Timothy Urness and Eric Manley, “Building a Thriving CS Program at a Small Liberal Arts College” Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges
  • Timothy Urness, Thomas Marrinan, Andrew R. Johnson, Mark F. Vitha, "Multivariate Visualization of Chromatographic Systems" Visualization and Data Analysis, Proceedings of SPIE-IS&T Electronic Imaging, SPIE Vol. 7868-11,
  • Daniel Alexander, Felice Iavernaro and Alessandro Rosa, Early Days in Complex Dynamics, History of Mathematics Series, AMS-LMS, 2011
  • Daniel Alexander, A History of Complex Dynamics from Schroder to Fatou and Julia, Vieweg Publishing, 1994
  • Michael Rieck, "A Fundamentally New View of the Perspective Three-Point Pose Problem", Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, Feb. 2013
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April 15, 2014
On Wednesday, April 16, Drake University will host a special program for language immersion students from Merrill Middle School to celebrate Pan American Day. The students will participate in Drake Spanish courses in the morning and have the opportunity to celebrate Pan American dance and music at a performance by Drake students in Olmsted Center in the afternoon.
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