Recent Submissions

  • Finding Harmonic Nine Crossing Knots 

    Miller, R. Lauren (2015)
    A knot is an embedding of the unit circle into real three-space. Harmonic knots are de fined as trigonometric polynomial parameterizations ofthe unit circle. In this paper we construct harmonic nine crossing knots. To ...
  • Battle of the Sexes: Is Professional Golf Two Separate Games? 

    Landerholm, Michael (2015)
    The popularity of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has exploded, but the quality of golf played has not. Despite easier course set-ups, LPGA players fail to match the scores recorded by members of Professional ...
  • Generating Power in the Pool: An Analysis of Strength Conditioning and its Effect on Athlete Performance 

    Hoffman, Samuel (2015)
    There are many things that affect the speed of a swimmer in the water, from size of the individual to their technique and strength. This study tracked a group of NCAA Division III athletes across their season to see how ...
  • Analyzing Soccer Strategies Using Network Theory 

    Einarsson, Atli (2015)
    Soccer has never been a game of statistics. A team’s style of play has always been reserved for analysts and commentators to explain to the masses. In my research, network analysis and invariant calculation is used to ...
  • The Fibonacci Sequence Through a Different Lens 

    Thomas, Eric (2015)
    While Fibonacci numbers have been the subject of numerous works over hundreds of years, the sequence presents still more opportunities for discovery. This paper introduces a new way of perceiving this well established ...
  • Special Triangles: Going Beyond 30 – 60 – 90 and 45 – 45 – 90 

    Spangler, Kim (2015)
    Starting with the standard special triangles, the 30 – 60 – 90 and the 45 – 45 – 90, we discovered other special triangles. A special triangle is one that has angle values and side lengths that can be expressed exactly. ...
  • Closed Form Solution for a Specific Case on the Friendship Paradox 

    Ireland, Eric (2015)
    It is a common feeling among people that their friends are more popular than they are. With social networking sites like Facebook, many people find validation that, indeed, many of their friends have more "friends" ...
  • The Problem With Baseball Hats 

    Gauvin, Micole (2015)
    A young baseball player stacks n baseball hats by each door to his home. Every time he leaves the house to go to practice, he grabs a hat from the stack by the door he exits; then when he returns to his home after practice, ...