[ugrads] FW: Competitive Game "Fighting Forest Fires in Siberia"

Greg Fasshauer fasshauer at iit.edu
Wed Nov 14 13:24:09 CST 2012


Here's information about a challenging applied math contest.

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Greg Fasshauer
Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Applied Mathematics
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL 60616
Office: Engineering 1, Room 208A
email: fasshauer at iit.edu or fass at math.iit.edu
Phone: (312) 567-3149
Fax: (312) 567-3135
URL: http://math.iit.edu/~fass


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Société de Calcul Mathématique [mailto:assistante at scmsa.eu]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 4:29
> To: Fasshauer
> Subject: Competitive Game "Fighting Forest Fires in Siberia"
> 
> Dear Colleagues,
> 
> Our 4th Competitive Game, organized jointly with the French Federation
> of Mathematical Games, has started. The game is endowed with 2 000
> Euros for prizes.
> 
> The topic for this year is "Fighting Forest Fires in Siberia", in
> partnership with the Paris Firemen Brigade.
> 
> Please see:
> http://scmsa.eu/archives/SCM_FFJM_Jeu_concours_2012_2013_e.pdf (in
> English) http://scmsa.eu/archives/SCM_FFJM_Jeu_concours_2012_2013.pdf
> (in French)
> http://www.scmsa.eu/Russian/SCM_FFJM_Jeu_concours_2012_2013_ru.pdf (in
> Russian)
> 
> The data, in Excel format, are also available on our web site. The game
> for this year comes from a real life situation, which is most
> impressive by its complexity.
> 
> The deadline for answers is April 30th, 2013.
> 
> Please inform your colleagues, students, friends, about this game.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Prof. Bernard Beauzamy
> Chairman and CEO
> Societe de Calcul Mathematique SA
> 111 Faubourg Saint Honore, 75008 Paris, France www.scmsa.eu






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