Math Major Presents Research at National Conference in Nebraska

Mathematics major Laura Mansfield '08 presented her work on chaotic dynamical systems at the tenth annual Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics, held February 8-10 and hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Laura presented a paper entitled, "The Dynamics of Newton's Method Applied to Quartic Polynomials." This work resulted from research in fall 2007; travel to the conference was partially funded by the H&S Educational Grant Initiative.


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