Join author Colin Adams
as he shares the tale of Craig Williams, math professor at a New England liberal arts college, and hero of Adams' latest book, Zombies and Calculus
. Williams rescues himself, and his small band of survivors, from hordes of the undead by using the awesome power of caluclus. Learn invaluable tips, like how to use exponential growth to determine the rate at which the virus is spreading, and the essential skill of making predator-prey models. Through Williams’ experience, you too can survive the onslaught of the undead.
Colin Adams is the Thomas T. Read Professor of Mathematics at Williams College
. His books include The Knot Book
, Riot at the Calc Exam and Other Mathematically Bent Stories
, and How to Ace Calculus: The Streetwise Guide
. He is the humor columnist for the Mathematical Intelligencer
The presentation will be followed by an opportunity for Q&A and a book signing.