CSSF Project Listings: 2007
Mathematics & Software

Junior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Jacob A. Braun, Grade 7 portrait
Chance or Design?
Advisor: Mrs. Peggy Greenfield
School: Stockdale Christian School, Bakersfield, Kern County
Stephen J. Chen, Grade 8 portrait
The Orientations of Dice
Advisor: Dr. Richard Fleck
School: Muirlands Middle School, La Jolla, San Diego County
Camille I. Davis, Grade 8 portrait
Awesome Algorithms
Advisor: Mrs. Stacey Lerma
School: Vista Heights Middle School, Moreno Valley, Riverside County
Erin E. Gudger, Grade 6 portrait
Shuffle Scuffle
Advisor: Ms. Kendall Byington
School: Orchard School, Aptos, Santa Cruz County
Cole T. Holmlund, Grade 7 portrait
IPod Shuffle: How Random Is It?
Advisor: Ms. Debbie Culley
School: Santa Fe Christian Community School, Solana Beach, San Diego County
Davit Javadian, Grade 7 portrait
How to Create Tens of Thousands of Colors Using a C Program
Advisor: Mrs. Lida Gevorkian
School: Chamlian (Vahan & Anoush) Armenian School, Glendale, Los Angeles County
J1307 — First Place
Bryce H. Kobrin, Grade 8 portrait
If Robert E. Lee Had a PC: Cracking the Vigenere Cipher
Advisor: Mrs. Cynthia Vodraska
School: Sequoia Middle School, Newbury Park, Ventura County
Ravi Lonberg, Grade 7 portrait
A Pseudorandom Number Generator Based on a Suggestion by John von Neumann
Advisor: Mr. William Dolyniuk
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, San Mateo County
J1309 — Honorable Mention
Keegan M. Mann, Grade 8 portrait
Pseudo-Random Numbers
Advisor: Miss Lyn Gilmartin
School: San Pasqual Union, Escondido, San Diego County
Craig T. McHugh, Grade 7 portrait
Benford's Law: Fact or Fiction?
Advisor: Mr. William Dolyniuk
School: Woodside Elementary School, Woodside, San Mateo County
Aaron J. McKinstry, Grade 8 portrait
Motor Learning in a Robot: Testing Competing Ideas from Neuroscience
Advisor: Mr. Jeff McKinstry
School: Correia (Steven V.) Junior High School, San Diego, San Diego County
Joshua Navarette, Grade 7 portrait
The Nautilus Shell: Golden Mean or Logarithmic Spiral?
Advisor: Mr. Fred Quintrell
School: Hollenbeck Math, Science, Technology Magnet, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Mitchell A. Ness, Grade 6 portrait
PS2 vs. Xbox: Which System Will Load a Game Faster?
Advisor: Mrs. Hillary Cloud
School: Quail Lake Charter School, Clovis, Fresno County
Camille M. Nygard, Grade 8 portrait
I Don't Appreciate Your Tone!
Advisor: Mrs. Meneely
School: Hoover (Herbert) Middle School, San Francisco, San Francisco County
J1315 — Fourth Place
Nolan H. Poe, Grade 8 portrait
Can a Robot Balance on Two Wheels?
Advisor: Mr. Brad Penkala
School: Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta, Santa Barbara County
Kaitlyn M. Sims, Grade 7 portrait
Let's Make a... Deal or No Deal
Advisor: Mrs. Mary Nelson
School: Alta Sierra Intermediate School, Clovis, Fresno County
Adam J. Stanford, Grade 8 portrait
Does the Length of, or the Character Type of, a Password Increase the Security for a Computer User?
Advisor: Mrs. Paula Kruczyk
School: Heller (Peggy) Elementary School, Atwater, Merced County
J1318 — Third Place
Kaelin A. Swift, Grade 8 portrait
There and Back Again: A Point's Tale: The Planar Isometries of a Regular Polygon
Advisor: Mr. Daniel Morse
School: Bloomington Middle School, Bloomington, San Bernardino County
J1319 — Second Place
James J. Thomas, Grade 7 portrait
To Find a Generalized Equation to Determine a Stock's Optimal Trailing Stop Loss using Linear Regression
Advisor: Mrs. Leni Tomasso
School: St. Christopher School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
J1320 — Honorable Mention
Nathaniel C. Willy, Grade 7 portrait
A Mathematical Proof of a Relationship between Fibonacci and Lucas Numbers
Advisor: Mr. Ryan Merle
School: Aptos Junior High School, Aptos, Santa Cruz County
Thomas T. Wooding, Grade 8 portrait
Flip of a Coin, Roll of a Die, Turn of a Door: Is It Fair? A Study on Probabilities
Advisor: Mr. Steven Whitting
School: Monroe (James) Middle School, Ridgecrest, Kern County

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