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Here you will find the latest news from the Mathematics Department. If you have any news you would like us to share, just e-mail it to and we will add it. You can also browse past issues of Stright Lines, our department newsletter.  Check back often (or subscribe to our RSS feed!) for updates.

Cao Publishes on Pareto-Based Coordinate Exchange Algorithm for Industrial Applications

Yongtao Cao, of the Mathematics Department,  had the article "A hybrid elitist pareto-based coordinate exchange algorithm for constructing multi-criteria optimal experimental designs," published in the Springer journal Statistics and Computing.

Posted on 2/7/2016 3:45:46 PM

Pararai Publishes More on the Extended Lindley Poisson Distribution

Mavis Pararai of the Mathematics Department had the co-authored article “An Extended Lindley Poisson Distribution with Applications” published in Journal of Mathematics and Statistical Science, Volume 2015.

Posted on 1/26/2016 11:53:34 AM

Bouchat Publishes “Multi-Graded Betti Numbers of Path Ideals of Trees”

A paper by Rachelle Bouchat, along with collaborator Tricia Muldoon Brown of Armstrong State University, titled “Multi-graded Betti numbers of path ideals of trees” was accepted for publication in the Journal of Algebra and Its Applications.

Posted on 1/14/2016 3:10:15 PM

Flowers Named to Editorial Board of WeBWorK Open Problem Library

Tim Flowers of the Mathematics Department has been named to the editorial board of the WeBWorK Open Problem Library (OPL). The 13-member board reviews submissions of new problems for inclusion in the OPL, and then edits, categorizes, and classifies the selected problems.

Posted on 10/29/2015 7:35:01 AM

Alarcón Invited to Serve on Board of Teachers2Teachers International

Francisco Alarcón of the Mathematics Department was recently invited to serve on the board of directors for Teachers2Teachers International (T2T-I), which organizes teacher trips to partner experienced K-12 U.S. teachers with teachers in other countries.

Posted on 10/27/2015 11:38:37 AM

Pararai Co-authors Paper on Kumaraswamy Lindley Poisson Distribution

Mavis Pararai of the Mathematics Department had the article “Kumaraswamy Lindley Poisson Distribution: Theory and Applications,” which she co-authored with Gayan Warahena-Liyanage (a graduate of the MS Applied Mathematics program) and Broderick Oluyede, published in Asian Journal of Mathematics and Applications, Volume 2015.

Posted on 10/27/2015 8:10:34 AM

Colen, Navaratna, and Colen Present Paper on Power Indices

Professors Yong Colen and Channa Navaratna of the Mathematics Department and Jung Colen, department alumna and instructor in the Developmental Studies Department, presented "Power Indices and U.S. Presidential Elections" on October 22, 2015, at a regional NCTM conference in Atlantic City, N.J.

Posted on 10/26/2015 2:25:04 PM

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