Foundations for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics

A Project-Based Guide to Undergraduate Research in Mathematics

Starting and Sustaining Accessible Undergraduate Research

Editors: Harris, Pamela, Insko, Erik, Wootton, Aaron (Eds.)

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  • Provides students with all the tools and information they will need to pursue undergraduate research within concise and accessible chapters
  • Guides faculty through creating sustainable research programs by offering helpful hints and tips
  • Contains a unique chapter on pursuing research in mathematics education
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This volume provides accessible and self-contained research problems designed for undergraduate student projects, and simultaneously promotes the development of sustainable undergraduate research programs. The chapters in this work span a variety of topical areas of pure and applied mathematics and mathematics education. Each chapter gives a self-contained introduction on a research topic with an emphasis on the specific tools and knowledge needed to create and maintain fruitful research programs for undergraduates. Some of the topics discussed include:• Disease modeling• Tropical curves and surfaces• Numerical semigroups• Mathematics EducationThis volume will primarily appeal to undergraduate students interested in pursuing research projects and faculty members seeking to mentor them. It may also aid students and faculty participating in independent studies and capstone projects.

About the authors

Pamela E. Harris is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Erik Insko is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida.
Aaron Wootton is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Buy this book

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Project-Based Guide to Undergraduate Research in Mathematics
Book Subtitle
Starting and Sustaining Accessible Undergraduate Research
Editors
  • Pamela Harris
  • Erik Insko
  • Aaron Wootton
Series Title
Foundations for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-37853-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-37853-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-37852-3
Series ISSN
2520-1212
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 324
Number of Illustrations
61 b/w illustrations, 81 illustrations in colour
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