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The Graduate Mathematics Association is an organization of graduate students in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida promoting a sense of community among the graduate students in the Department as well as overseeing and organizing various activities.

These activities include the graduate student colloquium, departmental picnics, and the election of representatives to the Graduate Student Council and departmental committees.

Upcoming Events

GMA Colloquium

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time: Period 9 (4:05 – 4:55 pm)
Location: LIT 339 (Little Hall Atrium)
Title: Dots, many ways (Coding Theory)
Speaker(s): Julien Sorci
Abstract: In this talk we’ll give a survey on the theory of error-correcting codes, and how they can be used to transmit information over a noisy network. After introducing the basic terminology, we’ll look at a few classes of codes and see some of the connections between error-correcting codes, finite geometry and graph theory. Along the way we will try to see all of the different ways we can obtain dots from other dots.

As always, there will be food and refreshments, as well as *gasp* socializing.

Officers

The current officers (for the 2020 calendar year) are:

PresidentPaul Schwartzpaulschwartz@ufl.edu
Vice PresidentJohn Streesejstreese@ufl.edu
SecretaryAndres Zunigaandreszuniga@ufl.edu
TreasurerRhea Shroffrhea.shroff@ufl.edu
WebmasterSam Vancinisvancini@ufl.edu
GSC RepresentativeMario Ordoneznc12mmid@ufl.edu