MathFest 2012 Contributed Paper Session

Contributed Paper Session: Open and Accessible Problems in Number Theory


Organizers:  Aliza Steurer, Dominican University, Thomas Hagedorn, The College of New Jersey



  1. 1:00 – 1:15 p.m.,  Senior Seminar Using Unsolved Problems in Number Theory
, Robert Styer, Villanova University
  2. 1:20 – 1:35 p.m.,  Variations on a Theme of DLP, Joshua Holden, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  3. 1:40 – 1:55 p.m,  Power Fibonacci Sequences (powerpoint, paper), Marc Renault, Shippensburg University; Joshua Ide, Shippensburg University
  4. 2:00 – 2:15 p.m.,  The Best of Both Worlds: Linear Diophantine Equations and Solutions of a Certain Size, Ryan Stuffelbeam, Transylvania University
  5. 2:20 – 2:35 p.m.,  Has an Upper Bound for Brun’s Constant Been Found?, Andy Martin, Kentucky State University
  6. 2:40 – 2:55 p.m.,  Integer Sequences, Growth Functions, and Growth Limits: Measuring Divergence via Multiplication, Michael Brilleslyper, U.S. Air Force Academy; Bradley Warner, U.S. Air Force Academy
  7. 3:00 – 3:15 p.m.,  Local Fields with Dihedral Galois Group, Chad Awtrey, Elon University
  8. 3:20 – 3:35 p.m.,  Open Problems on Lerch Primes and Wieferich-Non-Wilson Primes, (paper), Jonathan Sondow, New York City
  9. 3:40 – 3:55 p.m.,  Pseudo-Arithmetic Super Sets in the Integers, Gaussian Integers, and Eisenstein Integers Peter Floodstrand Blanchard, St. Olaf College and University of Iowa
  10. 4:00 – 4:15 p.m.,  Enjoying the Diversity of Number Theory Research As An Undergrad
, Brian S. Chen
  11.  4:20 – 4:35 p.m.,  Squares and Pythagorean Triples, Frederick Chichester, New Jersey.