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  • Markov Chains, Random Walks, and Card Shuffling 

    Outlaw, Nolan (East Carolina University, 2016)
    A common question in the study of random processes pertains to card shuffling. Whether or not a deck of cards is random can have huge implications on any game being played with those particular cards. This thesis explores ...
  • The Spectral Theorem for Self-Adjoint Operators 

    Chilcoat, Kenneth (East Carolina University, 2016-04-25)
    The Spectral Theorem for Self-Adjoint Operators allows one to define what it means to evaluate a function on the operator for a large class of functions defined on the spectrum of the operator. This is done by developing ...
  • IDENTIFYING SUBJECTIVE VALUE IN WOMEN’S COLLEGE GOLF RECRUITING REGARDLESS OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC CLASS 

    Allred, Victoria (East Carolina University, 2018-05-03)
    College athletics have grown into a major industry and athletic departments are pushing coaches to recruit the top talent. To recruit golfers, college coaches depend on multiple ranking systems. These systems are bias ...