REU: Data Science, Number Theory, and Positional Game Theory
Summer 2020 Occidental College |

**Faculty Advisors for 2020:**

Treena Basu will be supervising projects in data science and numerical analysis. | ||

Jim Brown will be supervising projects in coding theory and number theory. | ||

Eric Sundberg will be supervising projects in positional game theory. |

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**2020 REU participants:**

- Jessica Rae Booher (Westminster College)
- Victor Cho (Cypress College)
- Justine Dell (Haverford College)
- Merrick Hua (Arcadia High School)
- Hanna Noelle Griesbach (Elon University)
- Amanda Hernandez (Rice University)
- Matthew Mena (El Camino College)
- Hannah Sheats (St. Andrews College)
- Ann Thompson (University of Texas - Austin)
- Sireesh Vinnakota (Pomona College)

**REU write-ups:**

- Data Science group: Utilizing Machine Learning to Predict Student College Decisions
- Number Theory group: Eigenform product identities of genus two Siegel modular forms of general congruence level
- Positional Game Theory group: Extremal Hypergraphs for the Erdos-Selfridge Theorem

**REU final presentations:**

- Data Science Group: Utilizing Machine Learning to Predict Student College Decisions
- Number Theory group: Eigenform product identities of genus two Siegel modular forms of general congruence level
- Positional Game Theory group: Extremal Hypergraphs for the Erdos-Selfridge Theorem