Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the

Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)

**Co-organizers:****Andrew Baxter**, Rutgers University, baxter{at} math [dot] rutgers [dot] edu**Doron Zeilberger**, Rutgers University, zeilberg {at} math [dot] rutgers [dot] edu

Title: An Experimental Experimental Mathematics Course for Undergrads

Speaker: **Stephen Greenfield**, Rutgers University

Date: Thursday, February 12, 2009 5:00pm

Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ

Abstract:

We discuss an experimental math course which was presented at Rutgers during the fall 2008 semester to first semester college students who had widely varying backgrounds and interests. The difficulties and successes of the course will be mentioned, and thanks will be given to a number of people.