William & Mary

Freshman Seminar

Spring 2011

Math 150-01. Freshman Seminar

Instructor: Rex Kincaid (rrkinc@math.wm.edu)

In this seminar, we will consider networks and their associated graphs.  Networks arise in numerous everyday contexts: telephones, facebook, biological systems and so forth.  We will examine mathematical aspects of networks starting with material in our main text:

Barabasi, Linked: How Everything is Connected to Everything Else and What it Means for Business, Science and Everyday Life.