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Markov Chains & Bioinformatics

George and Angela Shiflet are working on a module on Markov chains.  In particular, we will be exploring their use in bioinformatics.  We anticipate that some of the ideas and resources from Claudia will be useful.

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Controlling dengue via vector predation

Two articles, one theoretical and one applied on control of the vector of dengue (the mosquito Aedea aegyptii) by a predator, the copepod Mesocyclops. general predator-pathogen control biological control of aedes aegyptii by mesocyclops

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Trajectories of per capita CO2 emissions – US vs. China. And – What is the relationship between literacy and CO2 emissions?

I investigated CO2 emissions in terms of per capita output – China vs. US.  In Gapminder “graph menu” this appears as a specific subtopic – “US vs. China – who emits the most CO2?”.  Use x-axis = Time, and y-axis … Continue reading

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Comparing life expectancy & income between North & South Korea

We compared Life expectancy (years) vs. Income per person for North Korea and South Korea.  The countries started comparably, North Korea a little better, for both countries.  There was a big drop in Income/person after WWII.  In 1975 the 2 … Continue reading

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SCALE-IT Workshop January 12-14, 2012

       The SCALE-IT Curriculum Development Workshop is designed to support participants in  the development of problem-based undergraduate curriculum that integrates cyberlearning strategies and data intensive activities into the classroom.  The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis is located on … Continue reading

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