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Any time Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, unless I'm already committed to something. See my Google calendar (linked below) for details of when I'm free.

 

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Doug Baldwin

Professor Of

Mathematics

South 307
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
245-5659
baldwin@geneseo.edu

Doug Baldwin

Professor Baldwin has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1990. Originally holding a position in computer science, he joined the mathematics department in 2013.

Faculty Information

Education

  • B.Sc., 1980, Yale University
  • M.Sc., 1981, Yale University
  • Ph.D., 1985, Yale University

Research Interests

My main research interests are in computer graphics, particularly procedural modelling of natural objects (e.g., terrains, plants, etc.) I am currently beginning a project aimed at studying what if any mathematical and algorithmic models can describe crystal aggregates in computer graphics. I also recently completed IViPP, a scientific visualization project in particle physics. Other interests include the role of mathematics in computer science, and programming languages and methods.

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Affiliations

Spring 2016 Classes

MATH 223:
Calculus III

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    Vector calculus, functions of several variables, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, space analytic geometry, and line integrals. Prerequisites: MATH 222. Offered every semester

MATH 230:
Programming&MathProblemSolving

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    This course serves as an introductory programming course for Mathematics majors. Basic programming techniques for solving problems typically encountered by mathematicians will be developed. The cour
    se covers basic procedural techniques such as algorithms, variables, input/output, data types, selection, iteration, functions and graphing. Good programming and commenting practices will be emphasized. The programming language for the course will be a mathematical programming language such as Matlab. Restricted to Math majors only. Corequisite/Prequisite: MATH 222. Offered every semester
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MATH 304:
Theory of Computability

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    This course covers the theoretical limits on what algorithms can and cannot compute. Topics include finite automata, regular languages, push-down automata, context-free languages, Turing machines, dec
    idability, the structure of the classes of computable and uncomputable problems, and the relationships between computability and the logical limits of mathematics. Prerequisites: MATH 239. Not offered on a regular basis.
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