Student Research Seminar

12:00 - 12:50 PM, Wednesday, April 11, Gildemeister 155

Refreshments served beforehand Gildemeister 135. 


NBA Draft Analytics

Sam Dokkebakken 

Analytics analyzing both individual and team sports performance have become increasingly important. My study centers on the NBA draft. The order in which players are drafted affects both a player’s salary and a team’s immediate and future personnel decisions. I will consider  the many factors that influence draft order, and will present the outcomes of my investigation.

   Mathematics and Art:
The Union of Two Beautiful Worlds  

Talen Raben 


Visual artists face the problem of representing a three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface. In this project, I develop a means of mapping points in three-space directly to points on a two-dimensional plane, and then use this method to create the image of a large architectural space.