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Math Student to Give Lecture on Second Order Boundary Value Problems

Speaker: Samantha A. Major, NSU Mathematics Major
Date: Thursday, November 3
Time:11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Venue: Mailman-Hollywood Building | Second Floor Auditorium

"Continuous Dependence and Differentiating Solutions of a Second Order Boundary Value Problem with Average Value Condition"

Using a few conditions, continuous dependence, and a result regarding smoothness of initial conditions, we show that derivatives, with respect to each of the boundary data, of solutions to a second order boundary value problem with an average value integral condition solve the associated variational equation with interesting boundary conditions.

About the Speaker
Samantha Major is a mathematics major in her second year of undergraduate studies at NSU. After completing her bachelor of science degree, she plans to pursue graduate work in physics. The work she will present has been accepted for publication in the journal Involve: A Journal of Mathematics. She is involved in many extracurricular activities, including the Nova Singers.

About the Series
Hosted by NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography Department of Mathematics, the Mathematics Colloquium Series aims to increase awareness of the importance of mathematics and applications in daily life. The series also gives mathematics faculty members and students the opportunity to discuss independent research and share their passion for the subject. 

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