Math Camp

  • TA: Kexin Shu (KES189 at pitt dot edu) and Matthew Davenport (MTD39 at pitt dot edu)
  • Location: 3911 WWPH (Posvar Hall)
  • Wednesday Aug 24 2016, 11-5pm:
  • 11:00 registration, snacks, materials & setup
    11:15-12:20 Lecture 1: Random variables, linear functions, Exercise 1
    12:20-12:30 Meet your quant 2 professor
    12:30-1:15pm Lunch break (on your own)
    1:15-2:30 Amazing Analytics Race teams (TAs), Lecture 2: Nonlinear functions and derivatives, Ex.2
    2:30-2:45 Break
    2:45-3:45pm, Continue lecture 2, Lecture 3: Intro to Stats, Exercise 3
    3:45-4pm Break
    4pm-5pm Continue lecture 3, team exercise, briefing for the Amazing Race.

  • Thursday Aug 25 2016, 12-5pm:
  • 12:00 room open
    1pm race starts
    4pm race ends
    4:30pm post-camp survey, solutions and winners

    • Post-camp survey
    • Amazing Analytics Race

      2016 Amazing Analytics Race Champion: Alicia Houser and Meghan Yost
      1st runner up: Leona Xu and Elisabeth Benfield
      2nd runner up: Anjali Martin and Celene Chavez, and (tie) Huiru Kang and Zhihan Zhang
      TAs: Kexin Shu and Matthew Davenport
      2015 Amazing Analytics Race Champion: Kexin Shu and Matthew Davenport
      1st runner up: Martina Gesell and Xingliu Zhang
      2nd runner up: Luis Alonso and Adam Mark
      TAs: Shuning Tong and Scott McAllister
      2014 Amazing Analytics Race Champion: Stephen Worman and Abraham Kim
      1st runner up: Scott McAllister and Shuning Tong
      2nd runner up: Connor Wangler and Ann Kauffman
      TAs: Nathan Karle and Jingyi Zhang
      2013 Amazing Analytics Race Champion: Nathan Karle and Hao Xue
      1st runner up: Mengdi Sun and Sarah Markwardt
      2nd runner up: Chris Babel and Henry Owens
      TAs: Katherine Hart and Jikuo Lu