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2 | San Diego Math Circle 2018-2019 Schedule | |||||||||||||||||||||

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4 | Color Key: | Yellow - Weekday Activity or Notes | Green - Regular Saturday Activity | Aqua - Special Event | Blue - Special Series | Saturday Afternoon Computer Science | Color Key: | Orange - Sunday Afternoon | ||||||||||||||

5 | Group: | Fermat (5th - 6th) | Euler (7th - 8th) | Gauss (9th - 10th) | Cauchy (11th - 12th) | Ada (4th - 8th) | Turing (8th - 12th) | Group: | STEM Sunday | |||||||||||||

6 | Saturday Date | Check date for location. | Check date for location. | Check date for location. | Check date for location. | Appl. Physics & Math. Bldg. Room B402A (1:00-2:30pm) | Appl. Physics & Math. Bldg. Room 2402 (1:00-3:00pm) | Sunday Date | APM Room 2402, B402A and/or B412 | |||||||||||||

7 | Sep-29 | 8:30AM Opening session in Warren Lecture Hall Room 2001 for all groups, including students, parents, and instructors. Students will be escorted to their first math classes in Pepper Canyon Hall; parents will remain for a parent meeting. Computer Science will be addressed in the opening session, but the first classes will be at their standard time of 1:00pm - 3:00pm in the afternoon. | Sep-30 | no class | ||||||||||||||||||

8 | Introduction to Graph Theory Irina Kufareva, UCSD Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Introduction to Counting and Probability Ananth Rao Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | You expect to get it once Skip Garibaldi, CCR Pepper Canyon Hall 109 >bring a scientific calculator< | Quadratic Residues Tristan Shin Pepper Canyon Hall 121 | Student Skill Pre-assessment, Overview of Learning Objectives - ACSL (American CS League) - RSI Interactive Python eBook | Student Skill Pre-assessment, Introduction to Competitive Programming (CP) - USACO.org | ||||||||||||||||

9 | Oct-6 | While student classes are in session, there will be a meeting for parents interested in volunteering with SDMC. This may include any of the "Service Portfolios" or "Incidental Opportunities" noted in your Student Profiles, or any other idea related to parent support. This meeting should not last very long, but breakout discussion can continue as long as useful. Pepper Canyon Hall 120 | No Class SAT Test / Teacher in Service | No Class SAT Test / Teacher in Service | Oct-7 | no class | SAT verified | |||||||||||||||

10 | Mathematical Logic Mihai Azimioara, Plexum, Inc. Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Liar's Bingo Sarah Trebat-Leder, AoPS Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Bridging Math and Art Wei Xu Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | A Mathematical Journey from Classical to Quantum Mechanics Naga Bushan, Qualcomm Pepper Canyon Hall 121 | ||||||||||||||||||

11 | Oct-13 | Liar's Bingo Sarah Trebat-Leder, AoPS Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Polynomials Ben Shimabukuro Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Olympiad Problems Zika Perovic, Mira Costa College Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | What is Computational Thinking? Python (ch. 1-2) | Anatomy of Programming Contest Problems | Oct-14 | Introduction to Chemistry Mihai Azimioara, Plexum, Inc. | PSAT verified | |||||||||||||

12 | Oct-20 | Math Mania! Carolyn Swayze Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Intro to Counting and Probability Sumith Nalabolu Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Voting Systems Deven Ware, AoPS Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Computer Number Systems-1 Base 2 Python (ch. 3-4) | Fundamentals of Data Structure and Algorithms | Oct-21 | AMC 8 Workshop Sophie Wu, Ankit Bisain | ||||||||||||||

13 | Oct-27 | AMC 8 Preparation David Balmin APM 2402 | No space available No Euler class today | No space available No Gauss class today | Generating Functions Mark Tiefenbruck, CCR APM B402A | Computer Number Systems-2 Base 2, 8, 16, Python (ch. 3-4) | Basic CP Problem Solving Paradigms | Oct-28 | Introduction to Chemistry Mihai Azimioara, Plexum, Inc. | ACT verified | ||||||||||||

14 | Nov-3 | No Fermat Activity 6th graders join SDML I >>> | San Diego Math League I Middle School Division (B) Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | San Diego Math League I High School Division (A) Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | How to Make Computers Think and Work - Algorithms, Python (ch. 4) | Basic Mathematics in CP Problem Solving | Nov-4 | Basic Electricity for Electronics Hema Sampath | SAT verified | |||||||||||||

15 | Nov-10 | Mathematical Origami Rachana Madhukara Center Hall 105 | AMC 8 Preparation David Balmin Center Hall 109 | Polynomial invariants, with digressions David Meyer, UCSD Math Center Hall 101 | Linear Algebra Methods in Combinatorics Thang Pham, UCSD Math Center Hall 222 | Computer Number Systems-3 Base 2, 8, 16 Arithmatics, Python (ch. 5) | String Processing Algorithms-1 | Nov-11 | Basic Electricity for Electronics Hema Sampath | |||||||||||||

16 | Fall ARML Power Contest Takes 45min and will take place AFTER the usual Saturday morning activities in the AP&M. >>> No AfterMath! <<< | Power Contest verified | ||||||||||||||||||||

17 | Nov-13 | AMC 8 The AMC 8 will be held on a TUESDAY evening on the UCSD campus. This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's event pages for details. | AMC 8 verified | |||||||||||||||||||

18 | Nov-17 | Thanksgiving Break | Nov-18 | no class | ||||||||||||||||||

19 | Nov-24 | World Mathematics Team Championship Varna, Bulgaria, Nov. 21-25 (plus travel) contact director@sdmathcircle.org | Nov-25 | no class | Thanksgiving 11/28/2019 | |||||||||||||||||

20 | Dec-1 | The Rationality of Irrationals Irina Kufareva, UCSD Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Intro to Counting and Probability Ananth Rao Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Puzzles and NP-completeness Palmer Mebane, AoPS Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Boolean Algebra-1, Python (ch. 5) | Arrays and Lists | Dec-2 | CHMMC at Harvey Mudd / Basic Electricity for Electronics Hema Sampath | SAT verified | CHMMC verified | ||||||||||||

21 | Dec-8 | Mathematical Magic for Muggles Rachana Madhukara APM 2402 | No space available No Euler class today | No space available No Gauss class today | Sum-product estimates with elementary proofs Thang Pham, UCSD Math APM B402A | ACSL Elem Contest #1, Boolean Algebra-2, Python (ch. 6) | ACSL Jr. Contest #1, Prep for USACO Contest #1 ( practice & review) | Dec-9 | Programming Using Arduino John Y. Lee | ACT verified | ||||||||||||

22 | Dec-15 | Po-Fest 2018 SDMC will host a visit from Po-Shen Loh, Professor of Mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University and Head Coach of the US IMO Team. The schedule of this day will be irregular, involving serial rather than parallel classes as Professor Loh will generously give of his time to meet with different groups at different times of the day. | Dec-16 | F=ma Preparation Jacob Saret | ||||||||||||||||||

23 | Dec-22 | Winter Break | Dec-23 | no class | ||||||||||||||||||

24 | Dec-29 | Winter Break | Dec-30 | no class | ||||||||||||||||||

25 | Note that a number of information items possibly affecting the schedule in 2019 are unknown or uncertain at this time. We do our best to chart and work around known information, but changes are very possible. | |||||||||||||||||||||

26 | Jan-5 | Winter Break | Jan-6 | F=ma Preparation Jacob Saret APM 2402 | ||||||||||||||||||

27 | Jan-12 | Combinatorics I Irina Kufareva Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Let's Play: The AMC 10 Christine Yang Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Problem-Solving Strategies for the AMC 12 David Balmin Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Pre/Post/Infix Notation-1, Functions-1, Python (ch. 6) | Prep for USACO Contest #2 ACSL #2 Prep: Pre/Post/Infix Notation ( practice & review) | Jan-13 | F=ma Preparation Jacob Saret, APM 2402 & Basic Electricity for Electronics CANCELLED | ||||||||||||||

28 | Jan-19 | Combinatorics II Irina Kufareva Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Intro to Counting and Probability Farnood Ensan Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Polynomial Roots
Kevin Ren SDMC Alumnus, now @MIT Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Intro to Information Theory Robi Bhattacharjee SDMC Alumnus, now @UCSD Pepper Canyon Hall 121 | Pre/Post/Infix Notation-2, Functions-2, Python (ch. 7) | ACSL #2: Bit String Flicker Geometric algorithms | Jan-20 | F=ma Preparation Jacob Saret, APM 2402 & Programming Using Arduino John Y. Lee, APM B402A | |||||||||||||

29 | Jan-23 | F=ma Exam Wednesday, January 23 and/or Friday, January 25 ONLY See the F=ma event page on the SDMC website for details. | F=ma verified | |||||||||||||||||||

30 | Jan-25 | F=ma verified | ||||||||||||||||||||

31 | Jan-26 | No Fermat Activity 5th graders please stay home 6th graders join SDML II >>> | San Diego Math League II Middle School Division (B) | San Diego Math League II High School Division (A) | ACSL Elem Contest #2 Prep Python (ch. 7) | ACSL #2: Program Execution Flow Matrices | Jan-27 | no class | ||||||||||||||

32 | Feb-2 | Wheels and Pinwheels, Stars and Ribbon
David W. Brown Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | MATHCOUNTS Jeopardy! Carolyn Swayze Pepper Canyon Hall 106 >bring smartphone or tablet< | Advanced Polynomial Techniques Kevin Ren SDMC Alumnus, now @MIT Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | ACSL Elem Contest #2, Conditions-1, Python (ch. 7) | ACSL Jr. Contest #2, Functions | Feb-3 | Basic Electricity for Electronics Hema Sampath cancelled | ||||||||||||||

33 | Feb-7 | AMC10A & AMC12A The AMC10A and AMC12A will be held on a THURSDAY evening on the UCSD campus. This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's event pages for details. | AMC 10/12 A verified | |||||||||||||||||||

34 | Feb-9 | Ancient Number Systems David W. Brown Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | no class due to Division B Science Olympiad | Happenstance or enemy action? Skip Garibaldi, CCR Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Loops & Iterations-1, Python (ch. 8) | Prep for USACO Contest #3 ( practice & review) | Feb-10 | Programming Using Arduino John Y. Lee | Division B Science Olympiad verified | ACT verified | ||||||||||||

35 | Feb-13 | AMC10B & AMC12 B The AMC10B and AMC 12B will be held on a WEDNESDAY evening on the UCSD campus. This is a sign-up event; see SDMC's event pages here for details. | AMC 10/12 B verified | |||||||||||||||||||

36 | Feb-16 | no class | Feb-17 | no class | ||||||||||||||||||

37 | Feb-23 | Polyhedra: Geometry's Gems David W. Brown Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | No Euler Activity Due to San Diego Chapter MATHCOUNTS | Counting Primes Nathan Green UCSD Mathematics Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Loops & Iterations-2, Python (ch. 8) | Algorithm Optimization (Data Structure & Time) | Feb-24 | no class | MATHCOUNTS verified | |||||||||||||

38 | Mar-2 | Taxicab Geometry Julia Garibaldi Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Conway Games Rachana Madhukara Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | AIME Preparation Naoki Sato Art of Problem Solving Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | ACSL Elem Contest #3, Recursive Function | ACSL Jr. Contest #3, Nested Conditions | Mar-3 | no class | ||||||||||||||

39 | Mar-9 | Wallpaper David W. Brown Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Intro to Counting and Probability Farnood Ensan Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | Intro to the Probabalistic Method in Olympiad Problem Solving Robi Bhattacharjee, SDMC Alumnus, now @UCSD Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | Graph Theory-1, Python (ch. 9) | Nested Loops | Mar-10 | no class | Power Contest verified | |||||||||||||

40 | Winter ARML Power Contest to begin immedieatly following the morning math classes in APM B402A >>> No AfterMath! <<< | SAT verified | ||||||||||||||||||||

41 | Mar-13 | AIME I The AIME I will be held on a WEDNESDAY evening on the UCSD campus. Qualifiers only; see SDMC's Event page here for details: http://www.sdmathcircle.org/index.php?page=aime | AIME I verified | |||||||||||||||||||

42 | Mar-16 | Set Theory David W. Brown Applied Physics & Mathematics Bldg, Room 2402 | Sequences and Series Benjamin Faktor Applied Physics & Mathematics Bldg, Room B402A | no class due to Division C Science Olympiad | no class due to Division C Science Olympiad | Graph Theory-2, Python (review & lab) | Graph Theoery Prep for USACO Contest #4 (USOpen) ( practice & review) | Mar-17 | no class | Division C Science Olympiad verified | ||||||||||||

43 | Mar-21 | AIME II The AIME II will be held on a THURSDAY evening on the UCSD campus. Qualifiers only; see SDMC's Event page here for details: http://www.sdmathcircle.org/index.php?page=aime-ii Math Kangaroo (grades 1 - 12) Math Kangaroo will be held on a THURSDAY evening on the UCSD campus. see SDMC's Event page here for details: https://sites.google.com/a/sdmathcircle.org/main/events/math-kangaroo | AIME II verified MK verified | |||||||||||||||||||

44 | Mar-23 | Geometry Through the Looking Glass Aurora de Tagyos Pepper Canyon Hall 122 | Proof Techniques Sumith Nalabolu & Eric Oh Pepper Canyon Hall 106 | The Oracle of Numbers and the Problem of Abundance Paul Zeitz Univ. of SF, SF Math Circle, Proof School, ... Pepper Canyon Hall 109 | no class (Teacher OOO) | no class (Teacher OOO) | Mar-24 | no class | ||||||||||||||

45 | Mar-30 | No instructional classes for any ability groups on this date. | San Diego Math Olympiad Middle School Division (B) | San Diego Math Olympiad High School Division (A) | ACSL Elem Contest #4, SDMC Ada Quiz Bowl (prizes and ceremony) | ACSL Jr. Contest #4, SDMC Turing Cup (prizes and ceremony) | Mar-31 | no class | ||||||||||||||

46 | Apr-2 | US Physics Olympiad Semifinal The USPhO Semifinal will be held in one session only, TUESDAY evening on the UCSD campus. https://sites.google.com/a/sdmathcircle.org/main/events/us-physics-olympiad-semi-final | USPhO verified | |||||||||||||||||||

47 | Apr-6 | The SDMO is the concluding event of the regular SDMC season. SDMC activity continues in the form of some isolated events, as continue to be noted on this calendar and with the development of San Diego's ARML team. | Apr-7 | AAPT PhysicsBowl https://sites.google.com/a/sdmathcircle.org/main/events/physicsbowl | PhysicsBowl verified | |||||||||||||||||

48 | Apr-13 | Apr-14 | ACT verified | |||||||||||||||||||

49 | Apr-17 | USA(J)MO Day 1 Wednesday, April 17 Applied Physics and Mathematics Building, Room 6402 | USA(J)MO verified | |||||||||||||||||||

50 | Apr-18 | USA(J)MO Day 2 Thursday, April 18 Applied Physics and Mathematics Building, Room 6402 | USA(J)MO verified | |||||||||||||||||||

51 | Apr-20 | UCSD Honors Math Contest | Apr-21 | UCSD Honors Contest not verified | ||||||||||||||||||

52 | Apr-27 | ARML Team Practice | Apr-28 | ARML Local | ARML Local verified | |||||||||||||||||

53 | May-4 | ARML Team Practice | May-5 | SAT verified | UCSD Transfer Admit Day not verified | |||||||||||||||||

54 | May-11 | ARML Team Practice | May-12 | |||||||||||||||||||

55 | May-18 | ARML Team Practice | May-19 | Middle School Math Field Day not verified | ||||||||||||||||||

56 | May-25 | Memorial Day Weekend - No Activity (Memorial Day in 2019 is Monday, May 27) | May-26 | Mem. Day 5/27/19 verified | ||||||||||||||||||

57 | May-31 | American Regions Math League Compeition (ARML) ARML is a two-day out-of-town event spanning both Friday and Saturday. ARML participation is by invitation only. | ARML verified | |||||||||||||||||||

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59 | Jun-1 | ALL RETURNING STUDENTS FINALIZE THEIR SDMC MEMBERSHIP DOCUMENT UPDATES (Students should be updating incrementally all year.) The Liability Wiaver for the 2019-2020 season will be distributed at least by this date, and probably sooner. | SAT verified | |||||||||||||||||||

60 | Jun-8 | Jun-9 | All-SDMC Year-End Picnic Sunday, June 9 | ACT verified | ||||||||||||||||||

61 | Jun-30 | RETURNING STUDENTS HAVE UNTIL JUNE 30 TO FINALIZE THEIR MEMBERSHIP DOCUMENT UPDATES AND SUBMIT AN ACCEPTIBLY CLEAR AND COMPLETE LIABILITY WAIVER FOR THE NEXT SDMC SEASON Any student out of compliance with this requirement will be dropped automatically and the released memberships made available to new students. | ||||||||||||||||||||

62 | Aug-1 | NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION OPENS New applicants should go to the New Student Registration page of the SDMC website and follow the guidance given there. In particular, give careful attention to the presentation "How to Apply". | ||||||||||||||||||||

63 | Aug-31 | NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION CLOSES | ||||||||||||||||||||

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66 | ACT Calendar | www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html | ||||||||||||||||||||

67 | American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) Calendar | www.maa.org/math-competitions/about-amc/events-calendar | ||||||||||||||||||||

68 | American Regions Math League (ARML) | www.arml.com/arml_development/page/index.php?page_type=public&page=home | ||||||||||||||||||||

69 | AP Exam Calendar | apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/exam/calendar/index.html | ||||||||||||||||||||

70 | Caltech Harvey Mudd Math Competition | chmmc.caltech.edu/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

71 | Del Mar Union School District Calendar | www.dmusd.org/Page/2 | ||||||||||||||||||||

72 | Math Kangaroo | http://www.mathkangaroo.com/mk/default.html | ||||||||||||||||||||

73 | Poway Unified School District Calendar | www.powayusd.com/calendars/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

74 | PhysicsBowl | http://www3.delta.edu/michaelfaleski/physicsbowl/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

75 | PSAT/NMSQT | http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/reg/dates.html | ||||||||||||||||||||

76 | San Diego Science Olympiad | https://sandiegoso.org/schedules.html | ||||||||||||||||||||

77 | San Diego Unified School District Calendar | www.sandi.net/calendar | ||||||||||||||||||||

78 | SAT Calendar | sat.collegeboard.org/register/sat-us-dates | ||||||||||||||||||||

79 | UCSD Applied Physics & Mathematics Seminar Room Schedules | http://www.math.ucsd.edu/announcements/seminar-room-schedules/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

80 | UCSD Calendars | http://blink.ucsd.edu/instructors/resources/academic/calendars/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

81 | US Holidays | www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/ | ||||||||||||||||||||

82 | US Holidays (federal) | www.usa.gov/citizens/holidays.shtml | ||||||||||||||||||||

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