Splash@UCSD 2021

Splash Biography

MARIA PAULA PARGA NINA, UCSD sophomore studying math and computer science

Major: Computer Engineering/ ECE

College/Employer: UCSD

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I was born in Brazil, then lived several years in Miami. Then, I moved back to Brazil where I lived until I came here to UCSD!

Past Classes

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M265: Divide and conquer in Splash Spring 2019 (Apr. 20, 2019)
How can you quickly find a number in a list? How do computers multiply? How can you trick your fellow prisoners to be the sole survivor of an ancient execution ritual? Come learn about this algorithmic paradigm and how to apply it to solve certain problems.

M266: Proof by Contradiction in Splash Spring 2019 (Apr. 20, 2019)
How many primes are there? Is $$\sqrt{2}$$ irrational? You may think something is true, but how can you be sure? Come learn about this common proof technique and see how to apply it to certain problems and prove basic, essential mathematical theorems.