MATH Colloquium: An Analog of Traditional Calculus As We Know It

May 3, 2023 , 4:00pm
Darwin 103 or Zoom
Math & Statistics Department

Ariel Setniker, California State University Maritime Academy

The derivative is at the heart of mathematics and specifically calculus, so why not extend this idea? What does it mean to take a half derivative? A πth derivative? These are the questions that sparked the area of fractional calculus. In this talk, we will investigate these intriguing questions and draw comparisons between traditional calculus and fractional calculus. Time permitting, we will explore some of the various applications for which fractional calculus is well-suited.


Zoom Link for Spring 2023 M*A*TH Colloquium Talks (Zoom will open at approximately 3:45 before each talk)

The M*A*T*H Colloquium is our weekly public lecture series. Talks are on Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. in Darwin 103 and on Zoom; see link above (first four talks are on Zoom only). Maps to and of campus are available. A parking permit is required to park on campus, and is available for $5.00 at machines in the parking lots. Talks are otherwise free.

The M*A*T*H Colloquium has been in operation during every semester since Fall, 1974. See below for previous posters.

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