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L'Hospital's Rule

Description: The purpose of this paper is to present proofs for six cases of L'Hospital's Rule for the evaluation of indeterminate forms. It is also a purpose to reduce to one of these six cases some other indeterminate forms to which L'Hospital's Rule is applicable. In the course of presenting these proofs several theorems and definitions will be used without proof.
Date: 1950
Creator: Spidell, William H.
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Infinite Matrices

Description: This paper will be mostly concerned with matrices of infinite order with elements which lie in Hilbert Space. All the properties of real and complex numbers and all the properties of infinite series and infinite sequences that are not listed will be assumed.
Date: August 1957
Creator: Smallwood, James D.
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Introduction to the Theory of Games

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to provide a beginning graduate student in mathematics with the general theory underlying competition between rational, intelligent opponents. This competition can be described as a game of opposing strategies; hence, the name game theory.
Date: June 1959
Creator: Taylor, James Lyle
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Mechanization of Aircraft Performance

Description: The purpose of this paper is to describe the mechanization of the basic equations of motion for the performance and maneuver characteristics of an airplane with some simplifications which render solutions more practicable. The results of a study made to program these equations for calculation by the IBM MODEL 650 digital computer are presented as well as the steps to be taken in using this method of calculation.
Date: 1956
Creator: Cotten, Frances Patterson
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The Moore-Smith Limit

Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to indicate in more detail how various limits defined in analysis, as well as other concepts not ordinarily defined as limits, may be obtained as special cases of the Moore-Smith limit.
Date: 1952
Creator: Alexander, Donnie B.
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On Uniform Convergence

Description: In this paper, we will be concerned primarily with series of functions and a particular type of convergence which will be described. The purpose of this paper is to familiarize the reader with the concept of uniform convergence. In the main it is a compilation of material found in various references and revised to conform to standard notation.
Date: 1951
Creator: Drew, Dan Dale
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Orthogonal Functions

Description: In this study the idea of orthogonality of two lines will be generalized to the idea of orthogonality of two functions. In particular, the orthogonality of two lines may be treated from the standpoint of the orthogonality of two vectors in two-dimensional space.
Date: 1956
Creator: Harrison, Ivan
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Quadratic Forms

Description: This paper shall be mostly concerned with the development and the properties of three quadratic polynomials. The primary interest will by with n-ary quadratic polynomials, called forms.
Date: June 1959
Creator: Cadenhead, Clarence Tandy
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Random Sampling

Description: The purpose of this study is to show the use of random sampling in solving certain mathematical problems. The origin of random numbers to be used in sampling is discussed and methods of sampling from known distributions are then given together with an indication that the sampling procedures are unbiased.
Date: January 1957
Creator: Booker, Aaron Hicks
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