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Picture This: The Mathematics of Hanging a Painting by Eric Tran '22, Mathematics Colloquium

Mon, October 18th, 2021
1:00 pm
- 1:45 pm

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Picture This: The Mathematics of Hanging a Painting by Eric Tran '22, Mathematics Colloquium

Picture This: The Mathematics of Hanging a Painting by Eric Tran ’22, Mathematics Colloquium, Monday, October 18, 1 – 1:45 pm, North Science Building 113, Wachenheim.

Abstract:  We will examine a model for hanging paintings and discuss the interesting mathematical concepts we can uncover in the process of hanging up our favorite family portrait/modern art piece/medieval banner.  Such concepts include catastrophe theory, evolutes and strophoids.

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