Saturday December 13: Linear Algebra, Cauchy-Schwarz, and Himmelis

Advanced Series
Title: Linear Algebra and Cauchy-Schwarz
Speaker: Christopher Zhang
Time & Date: 2 pm – 3 pm, Saturday December 13
Location: Princeton Public Library, Story Room (third floor)
Abstract:
I will introduce fields, vector spaces, and inner product spaces for the purpose of proving the Cauchy-Schwarz inequality on inner products. The treatment will be quite rigorous with intuitive examples to aid comprehension.
Chili peppers difficulty: 3 out of 4
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Recreational Series
Title: Himmeli Construction
Leader: Harini Subrahmanyam Fredrickson
Time & Date: 3:14 pm – 4 pm, Saturday December 13
Location: Princeton Public Library, Story Room (third floor)
Description: Come build a himmeli, a geometric sculpture from Finland made of straw. In this session, you will learn to create a stunning stellated icosahedron to decorate your home for the holidays!  All materials will be provided.