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  1. Kaabar, Mohammed-2018-A First Course in Linear Algebra: Study Guide for the Undergraduate Linear Algebra Course

    29 Jul 2018 | Contributor(s): Mohammed K A Kaabar

    There are five chapters: Systems of Linear Equations, Vector Spaces, Homogeneous Systems, Characteristic Equation of Matrix, and Matrix Dot Product. It has also exercises at the end of each chapter above to let students practice additional sets of problems other than examples, and they can also...

  2. 1-102-S-CancerGrowth

    29 Jul 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Jue Wang

    This scenario guides students in the use of differential equation models to predict cancer growth and optimize treatment outcomes. Several classical models for cancer growth are studied, including exponential, power law, Bertalanffy, logistic, and Gompertz. They examine the behaviors of the...

  3. 1-102-T-CancerGrowth

    29 Jul 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Jue Wang

    This scenario guides students in the use of differential equation models to predict cancer growth and optimize treatment outcomes. Several classical models for cancer growth are studied, including exponential, power law, Bertalanffy, logistic, and Gompertz. Students solve first-order...

  4. Modeling in Differential Equations Courses – SIMIODE Resources and Community

    13 Jul 2018 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Winkel

    Talk presented  SIAM ED18 Minisymposium, Portland OR USA, 9-11 July 2018, by Brian Winkel, Director SIMIODE concerning the community and features of SIMIODE.

  5. SIMIODE / SCUDEM-Assessment/Evaluation Plans and Results

    13 Jul 2018 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Jennifer Czocher, Barbara Edwards

    Results of assessment and evaluation of SIMIODE workshops 2015 and projected workshop 2018 as well as SCUDEM I 2017 and SCUDEM II 2018 by  BARBARA EDWARDS (Oregon State University, Corvallis) JENNIFER CZOCHER (Texas State University, San Marcos) are presented.

  6. SCUDEM 2018 - Student Competition Using Differential Equations Modeling – Organization, Activities, Participation

    11 Jul 2018 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexandra Rose Hanson, Laura Nosler, Philip John Nosler, R. Corban Harwood

    The Student Competition in Undergraduate Differential Equations Modeling (SCUDEM) is an annual international week-long competition designed to give students experience using differential equations to model real-world scenarios. Each team has a faculty coach, and at each regional competition host...

  7. Engaging in Pedagogical Development, Applied Scholarship, and Professional Service with SIMIODE

    11 Jul 2018 | Presentations | Contributor(s): R. Corban Harwood

    This talk will give personal examples of the many opportunities available to instructors in engaging with the SIMIODE community. These include being trained in and developing a modeling-first (inquiry-based) pedagogy to improve student learning, incorporating applied mathematics research into...

  8. 1-081-S-TumorGrowth

    09 Jun 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Ryan Miller, Randy Boucher

    Students will transform, solve, and interpret a tumor growth scenario using non-linear differential equation models. Two population growth models (Gompertz and logistic) are applied to model tumor growth. Students use technology to solve the Gompertz model and answer a series of questions...

  9. 1-081-T-TumorGrowth

    09 Jun 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Ryan Miller, Randy Boucher

    Students will transform, solve, and interpret a tumor growth scenario using non-linear differential equation models. Two population growth models (Gompertz and logistic) are applied to model tumor growth. Students use technology to solve the Gompertz model and answer a series of questions...

  10. 6-018-S-ExploringSIRModel

    30 May 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Stanley Florkowski, Ryan Miller

    Students will transform, solve, and interpret Susceptible Infected Recovered (SIR) models using systems of differential equation models. The project is progressively divided into three parts to understand, to apply, and to develop SIR models. Part one focuses on understanding and interpreting...

  11. 6-018-T-ExploringSIRModel

    30 May 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Ryan Miler, Stanley Florkowski

    Students will transform, solve, and interpret Susceptible Infected Recovered (SIR) models using systems of differential equation models. The project is progressively divided into three parts to understand, to apply, and to develop SIR models. Part one focuses on understanding and interpreting...

  12. SCUDEM II 2018 MathBowl Questions and Hints

    21 May 2018 | Competitions-SCUDEM

    Here is the SCUDEM II 2018 MathBowl. We include both PowerPoint and PDF versions.We include instructions and hints to use.We include a version of SCUDEM II 2018 MathBowl with just the questions as well as blank and filled in answer sheets for use in local events by anyone.Enjoy!

  13. SCUDEM-II-2018 Author Comments

    21 May 2018 | Competitions-SCUDEM | Contributor(s): Brian Winkel

    This is a set of comments on the problems for SCUDEM II 2018 and modeling in general by the problem author, Dr. Kelly Black, University of Georgia, Athens GA USA.

  14. SCUDEM III 2018 Local Site Host Coordinator GuideBook

    20 May 2018 | General Resources | Contributor(s): Brian Winkel

    We post a SCUDEM III 2018 Local Site Host Coordinator GuideBook. This is a complete description of activities and responsibilities for serving as a Local Site Host Coordinator. It is based on effective and efficient activities for success and lessons learned from SCUDEM I 2017 and SCUDEM II 2018.

  15. 6-026-S-IsleRoyaleModeling

    20 May 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Steven Morse, Brian Allen, Stanley Florkowski

    The primary aim of this project is to draw a connection between differential equations and vector calculus, using population ecology modeling as a vehicle. This setting allows us to also employ multivariable optimization as a means of model fitting and multivariable integration in the context of...

  16. 6-026-T-IsleRoyaleModeling

    20 May 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Steven Morse, Brian Allen, Stanley Florkowski

    The primary aim of this project is to draw a connection between differential equations and vector calculus, using population ecology modeling as a vehicle. This setting allows us to also employ multivariable optimization as a means of model fitting and multivariable integration in the context of...

  17. 6-070-T-BeerBubbles

    24 Apr 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Michael Karls

    The goal of this project is to set up and numerically solve a first-order nonlinear ordinary differential equation (ODE) system of three equations in three unknowns that models beer bubbles that form at the bottom of a glass and rise to the top.  The system solution is then used to verify...

  18. 6-070-S-BeerBubbles

    24 Apr 2018 | Modeling Scenarios | Contributor(s): Michael Karls

    The goal of this project is to set up and numerically solve a first-order nonlinear ordinary differential equation (ODE) system of three equations in three unknowns that models beer bubbles that form at the bottom of a glass and rise to the top.  The system solution is then used to verify...

  19. SCUDEM II 2018 MathBowl Questions, Hints, Answers, and Score Sheets

    22 Apr 2018 | Competitions-SCUDEM | Contributor(s): Brian Winkel

    Here are the SCUDEM II 2018 MathBowl questions, hints, answers, and score sheets.   For registered SIMIODE members in the Teachers Group, we post MathBowl answers with a MathBowl version with questions followed by answers to use in review after any competititve use. We include...

  20. Scoring Rubric for SCUDEM 2018

    18 Apr 2018 | Competitions-SCUDEM | Contributor(s): Brian Winkel

    Here is the Scoring Rubric for the SCUDEM 2018 effort. This will be used for both Exeuctive Summary judging by coach/faculty only and for the Presentation judging by students and coach/faculty.This should give you some guidance on what you should convey in your final materials.