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					                                                            Tentative Four-Week Schedule
             Week 1                                         Week 2                                         Week 3                                           Week 4
             Susan, Ring theory,                            Susan, Localizations,    –                     Alison, Formal power series and the p-adics,     Paddy/Marisa, Graphs on surfaces,
                                                                                                           week 2 of 2,
  Block 1
             Yingkun, Complex numbers and quater-           Yingkun, Complex numbers and quater-           Dave Savitt, Bernoulli numbers,                  Nic/Alison, Algebraic curves and Bezout’s
 (W–S 9)
             nions, week 1 of 2,                            nions, week 2 of 2,                                                                             theorem, week 2 of 2,
             Mira, Information theory, week 1 of 2, –       Mira, Information Theory, week 2 of 2, –       Ilya, Curvature, various geometries revisited,   Dan, Isometries of Euclidean space,
                                                                                                           and the Euler characteristic,     –
             Alison, Olympiad proof writing,                Paddy, Generating functions,                   John Conway, “The Conway hour”,              –   Kenny, How far is the sun?,
                                                                                                                  ?
                                                            Allan Adams, Intro to cosmology, (Th,F,S),                                                      Josh Tenenbaum and Noah Goodman, Prob-
                                                             –                                                                                              ability, programs, and the mind,
             Matt Kahle, Zoology of polytopes,              Nic, Greek impossibilities,  –                                                                  Dave Savitt, Continued fractions,
             Mark, Multivariable calculus (crash course),   Mark, Green’s theorem; Complex analysis,       Nic/Alison, Algebraic curves and Bezout’s        Waffle/Alison, Mathematical logic through
 Block 2
                                                            week 1 of 2,                                   theorem, week 1 of 2,                            puzzles (Tu,W,Th),
(Tu–S, 10)
             Paddy/Marisa, An introduction to graph         Paddy/Marisa, Graph colorings,                 Mark, Complex analysis, week 2 of 2,             Mark, Field extensions and polynomials,
             theory, –                                                                                                                                      week 2 of 2,     –
             Ari/Yvonne, Linear algebra, week 1 of 2,       Ari/Yvonne, Linear algebra, week 2 of 2,       Paddy, Probabilistic methods in graph the-       Susan, Representation of finite groups week
                                                                                                           ory,   –                                         2,
                                                            Yasha, Typing with weird keyboards,            Larry Guth, Combinatorial inequalities,          Fedya, Recursion, week 2 of 2,
             Susan/Yvonne, Infinity and dividing by zero,    Kenny, Logic, week 1 of 2,                     Kenny, Logic, week 2 of 2,

 Block 3     Dan, Theoretical computer science, week 1 of   Dan, Theoretical computer science, week 2 of   Dan, Theoretical computer science, week 3 of     Waffle, Set theory as a foundation for math-
(Tu–S, 11)   3,                                             3,                                             3,                                               ematics,
             Waffle, The category of sets,                    Waffle, Unique factorization,                    Yingkun, 4 proofs of Lagrange’s 4 square the-    Yingkun, 4 proofs of Lagrange’s 4 square the-
                                                                                                           orem, week 1 of 2,     –                         orem, week 2 of 2,     –
             Nic, Group theory,                             Ilya, Knots and the stretch-and-squeeze kind   Branden Fitelson, Probability and confirma-       Paddy, The unit distance graph,     –
                                                            of topology, –                                 tion (Th, F),
             Conan Wu, Measures, dimension, and the         Dave Savitt, The 27 lines on a cubic surface   Dan Gulotta, Creating geometric art (Tu,         Ilya, Vector spaces and combing the sphere,
             Kakeya problem,                                (T,W,Th),                                      W),    –                                            –
                                                            Rebecca Saxe, Pictures of thought, (F,S),
             Fedya, Homotopy groups, week 1 of 2,      –    Fedya, Homotopy groups, week 2 of 2,       –   Mark, Field extensions and polynomials,          Moon, The mathematics of billiards,        –
                                                                                                           week 1 of 2,   –
 Block 4
             Ilya, Hyperbolic geometry,                     Mark, Basic number theory, week 2 of 2,    –   Susan, Representation of finite groups, week      Mark, Trail mix,   –
(Tu–S, 1)
                                                                                                           1 of 2,
             Mark, Basic number theory, week 1 of 2,   –    Alison, Formal power series and the p-adics,   Fedya, Recursion, week 1 of 2,                   Julian Gilbey, TBA, (W,Th,F)
                                                            week 1 of 2,
             Dan, Epsilons and deltas, week 1 of 2,         Dan, Epsilons and deltas, week 2 of 2,         Waffle, Multilinear Algebra,                       Avi Wigderson, Randomness (Tu–Fri),
             Micheal Pawliuk, Ramsey Theory (W) ,           Jon Tannenhauser, Entropy, string theory,      Tina Eliassi-Rad, Complex networks and re-
             Why infinity is weird (Th) , Infinite Com-       and partitions of integers,   –                lational learning (Th, F),
             binatorics (F, S),
             Jessica Sidman, Algebra, geometry, and the     Ari, There will be cake (Tue)                  Larry Guth, Linked curves and electromag-        Emily Peters, Higher dimensional platonic
 Colloq.
             complexity of curves in 3-space (Tue, 2–3)                                                    netism (Tue)                                     solids (Tue)
 (Tu–F,
             Yvonne, Slicing and dicing (Wed)               Project Fair (Wed)                             Branden Fitelson, The Wason selection task       Josh Tenenbaum, Bayesian learning (Wed)
  4:30)
                                                                                                           (Wed)
             Matt Kahle, The crossing number lemma and      Allan Adams, Intro to quantum mechanics        John Conway (Thur)                               Moon Duchin, TBA (Thur)
             its applications (Thur)                        (Thur)
             Paddy, How to not prove the four-color the-    Rebecca Saxe, Integers in the mind (Fri)       Po-Shen Loh, The probabilistic method (Fri)      Avi Wigderson, Randomness (Fri)
             orem (Fri)
                                                                                                                                                            Superclasses (3,4,TAU)
                                                                                                                                                            Alfonso/Mira, The mathematics of power
                                                                                                                                                            and choice,
                                                                                                                                                            Noah Snyder/Emily Peters, Planar algebras,

				
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