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Geoffrey C. Berresford

Professor of Mathematics

B.A., Lawrence UniversityM.S., Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York UniversityPh.D., Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Specialties

Probability Theory, Stochastic Processes, Financial Mathematics

Publications

  • Author, "A Class of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and the Associated Markov Processes," published in Zeitschrift für Wahrscheinlichkeits-theorie und verwandte Gebiete (later called Probability Theory and Related Fields) (1976)
  • Co-author, "Khachiyan’s Algorithm, Part I: A New Solution to Linear Programming Problems" published in BYTE (1980)
  • Co-author, "Khachiyan’s Algorithm, Part II: A New Solution to Linear Programming Problems" published in BYTE (1980)
  • Author, "The Uniformity Assumption in the Birthday Problem," published in Mathematics Magazine (1980)
  • Author, "A Note on Thomson’s Lamp Paradox," published in Analysis (1981)
  • Author, "Differential Equations and Root Cellars," published in the UMAP Journal (1981)
  • Author, "Cauchy’s Theorem, published in American Mathematical Monthly (1981)
  • Co-author, "Public-Key Cryptography," accepted for publication by Science 86
  • Author, "Random Walks and Fluctuations," published in the UMAP Journal (1986) and in Tools for Teaching (1986)
  • Author, "Runs in Coin Tossing: Randomness Revealed," published in the College Mathematics Journal (2002)
  • Author, "A Simpler Proof of a Well-Known Fact," published in American Mathematical Monthly (2008)
  • Author, "Calculus with Applications to the Management, Social, Behavioral, and Biomedical Sciences" (1989)
  • Author, "Brief Applied Calculus" (1996)
  • Co-author, "Brief Applied Calculus" (2nd edition, 2000; 3rd edition, 2003; 4th edition, 2007; 5th edition, 2010)
  • Author, "Applied Calculus" (1996)
  • Co-author, "Applied Calculus" (2nd edition, 2000; 3rd edition, 2003; 4th edition, 2007; 5th edition, 2010)
  • Co-author, "Calculus with Finite Mathematics" (1999; 2nd edition, 2004)
  • Co-author, "Finite Mathematics" (2001; 2nd edition, 2004)
  • Co-author, "FINITE" (2012)

Honors/Awards

  • Recipient, Outstanding Teacher Award, C.W. Post Aesculapius Society (1995)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, Mathematical Association of America, Metropolitan New York Section (2000)

Affiliations

  • Member, Mathematical Association of America
  • Former Chair, Speakers Bureau for the Mathematical Association of America, Metropolitan New York Section (1985-1996)
  • Member, American Mathematical Society
  • Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • Member, Sigma Xi
  • Member, New York Academy of Sciences
  • Member, Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability
  • Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics

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