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Comp Math student presents poster at International SIGCSE conference

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    speaker Donald Knuth, winner of the Abacus award

Students and faculty attend the International SIGCSE conference, Senior Matt Flatau presents a poster of his seniors thesis.

Four faculty members and four students went to Dallas March 9-12 for the SIGCSE 2011 International Conference for Computer Science Education. Senior Computational Mathematics major Matthew Flatau presented a poster titled “Implementing Ruppert’s Algorithm for Generic Curves in 2D,” a result of his honors thesis work with Barbara Anthony, assistant professor of computer science. Suzanne Buchele, associate professor of computer science, moderated a panel on CS Fulbright Experiences Abroad. Students Erick Bauman, Leigh Daniel, Matt Flatau and Alex Parris volunteered with the conference. Rick Denman, professor of mathematics, and Barbara Owens, associate professor of computer science and past president of SIGCSE, also attended.

As part of the Upsilon Pi Epsilon Business meeting, we had the privilege of listening to Dr. Donald Knuth, winner of the Abacus Award. And there was plenty of fun to be had with the robots in the exhibit hall and the Robot Hoedown and Rodeo.