viernes, 7 de noviembre de 2008

2009 AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Mathematics Education in Fiber Arts


¿Las matemáticas no tienen nada que ver con las artes textiles?,... Nada más lejos de la realidad... una muestra de la gran relación existente se podrá ver en la 2009 AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Mathematics Education in Fiber Arts.
La 2009 AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Mathematics Education in Fiber Arts es una de las Sesiones Especiales que tendrán lugar durante los
Joint Mathematics Meetings organizados por la American Mathematical Society (AMS). Tendrá lugar el día 7 de enero de 2009, y está organizada por Sarah-Marie Belcastro y Carolyn Yackel.
Los/as conferenciantes serán:
Carolyn Yackel (Mercer University): Temari Math and Geometry on the Sphere.
Mary Shepherd (Southwest Missouri State): Visualizing Groups and Subgroups in Counted Cross Stitch.
Diane Herrmann (University of Chicago): Diaper Pattern in Needlepoint.
Irena Swanson (Reed College): Semiregular tessellations
Ted Ashton (USG Applied Math Researcher): Don’t Blow a Gasket!
Daina Taimina (Cornell University): Exploring two-dimensional manifolds with crochet hook.
Joshua Holden (Rose-Hulman IT): Braids, Cables, and Cells: An intersection of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Fiber Arts.
Sarah-Marie Belcastro (HCSSiM and Sarah Lawrence College): Braid words in generalized helix stripe patterns
Amy Szczepanski (University of Tennessee, Knoxville): Calculating Patterns for Knitted Surfaces.

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