Doug Walker, Damon Herrera, Garrett Castle and Professor DeWayne Derryberry, Idaho State University
Colloquium Title: 2013 COMAP mathematics modeling contest
Abstract: In late January of this year the annual COMAP mathematics modeling contest was held. This year ISU had a team entered in the contest: Doug Walker, Damon Herrera, and Garrett Castle. The coach (Dr. Derryberry) and the team will discuss the history and background of the contest, this year?s contest problems, which problem they chose and an overview of their approach to the problem, and the students will reflect on the experience. Students are encouraged to attend.