So I’m sitting in my office, bashing away at my keyboard, when a small parcel arrives on my desk. I wasn’t expecting anything, I’m new here so it wouldn’t be work-related, it wasn’t just a letter but a small parcel containing an object quite clearly in the third dimension. Who on Earth would be sending […]

Tags: Matlab, Rubik's Cube

[This is an extended version of an article I wrote for MSOR Connections magazine – which you can read online] During the final year of my combined honours degree in Mathematics and Computing at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) I received an invitation to a two-day Student Mathematical Modelling Workshop at the University of Limerick in […]

I’ve had a hectic week this week trying to get all my assignments in. I had a MATLAB assignment due in on Thursday and a Java one due in today. The MATLAB one involved two questions: the first was a banking system which calculated interest and mortgage payments; the second was an animation of a […]