Odds and ends: the 2010 Joint Mathematics Meeting and Euler’s Gem

I’ll be heading to the 2010 Joint Mathematics Meeting in San Francisco next week. In case any of you are interested in meeting up, here are a few of the items on my (busy) schedule. Please introduce yourself; it would be nice to put faces with names.

  • I’m giving a talk on some work with my collaborator, Jim Wiseman, entitled “Symbolic Dynamics for Nonhyperbolic Systems.” It is in the AMS special session on Dynamical Systems, Friday, January 15 at 5:15. I have no idea how I’ll be able to say anything in my 10 minute time slot, but I’ll do my best.
  • I’m on the MAA Committee for Minicourses and will be monitoring two minicourses (one of the perks of being on the committee!):
    • Using GeoGebra to create activities and applets for visualization and exploration, by Michael K. May
    • The hitchhiker’s guide to mathematics, by Dan Kalman and Bruce F. Torrence
  • I’m having a book signing for my book Euler’s Gem at the Princeton University Press booth in the exhibit hall, Friday, January 15 at 10:30. Please come by!

If you are going to JMM 2010 and are giving a talk, post it in the comments below. Also, if you’re on Twitter, the hashtag for the meeting is #jointmath. I don’t have a smart phone, so I’m not sure how much I’ll be able to tweet. But I’ll try to contribute some.

Speaking of Euler’s Gem,… in case you are interested…



  1. I’ll hope to see you at your book signing.

  2. David Freeman says:

    I asked my son Dan to get me a copy at your book signing but he may be too busy with interviews.

  3. Great, Sue, I’m looking forward to meeting you.

    David, I hope your son can make it. Please wish him luck with the interviews. It will be an exhausting week for him.

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