Monthly Archives: May 2007


As a project for my complex analysis class, I had students keep a “complex function field guide,” which consisted of a journal describing important diagnostic features of important elementary complex functions. The complexified versions of standard functions like the exponential … Continue reading

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Once upon a time, I used to be a capable artist.   Well, cartoonist, at least. Unfortunately, nowadays, what with working the tenure track and being a new dad and all, the only cartooning I do consists of doodles I … Continue reading

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Newsletter: month fourteen

Today you turned 14 months old. You continue to grow and develop into a funny, smart, and beautiful little girl. You’ve sprouted two more top teeth, bringing the grand total up to six, and you show them off all the … Continue reading

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Joke time (Spring 2007)

Each semester, I offer students a last chance for extra credit by writing their favorite joke or riddle on their crib sheet, with extra credit assigned based purely on how funny I think it is. Here are some of the … Continue reading

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School's out!

The end of the school year is always a hectic time here at komplexify, and so updates are always traditionally a little sparse. Nevertheless, partly to share ideas of pedagogy with the world’s wide web community (and mostly because my … Continue reading

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