To thrive, stores must build customer loyalty. One way to accomplish this: offering frequent shopper cards. “Frequent shopper cards provide various small incentives to consumers for buying from their affiliated stores, such as discounts,” Dr. Steven Senger, associate professor of mathematics at Missouri State University, said. But these discounts only come in exchange for … [Read more...] about Frequent shopper cards: The power in every swipe
In traditional video games, when a player is offered three choices, the computer doesn’t know what the player will pick. The game computes random choices the player makes and creates a game around it. Dr. Xingping Sun, math professor at Missouri State University, says this will change. According to Sun’s research, the computer wouldn’t work to keep up with the player’s … [Read more...] about Artificial intelligence changes the game
Drs. Les Reid, Steven Senger, Xingping Sun and Jorge Rebaza, all mathematics faculty members at Missouri State University, were recently awarded a grant for more than $290,000 from the National Science Foundation for their Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. The grant, which will fund the program for the next three years, will provide meal […] … [Read more...] about Mathematics faculty receive National Science Foundation grant
Missouri State’s College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS) will host a free public lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 15 in Temple Hall, Room 002. The lecture, presented by Senger, will discuss abstract mathematics and its relevancy to everyday life. … [Read more...] about Finding beauty in abstract mathematics
Dr. Jorge Rebaza researches the predictability of the spread of waterborne diseases. How? Through mathematics. … [Read more...] about Can math predict future cholera outbreaks?