CSSF Project Listings: 2012
Mathematics & Software

Junior Division

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Bryan D. Ardron, Grade 6 portrait
Hit or Miss: The Effect of the Number of Trials on the Experimental Value of Pi in Buffon's Needle (Dropping) Experiment
Advisor: Mr. Daniel Ardron
School: Owens (Bessie E.) Intermediate, Bakersfield, Kern County
Benjamin A. Baraad, Grade 8 portrait
ReMYnder Binder
Advisor: Mr. David Fazio
School: Lindero Canyon Middle School, Agoura Hills, Los Angeles County
J1403 — Honorable Mention
Tyler J. Boyd, Grade 7 portrait
Spencer R. Song, Grade 7 portrait
Artificial Intelligence: Teaching a Computer to Play Tic-Tac-Toe
Advisor: Ms. Cheryl Allen
School: Parras (Nick G.) Middle School, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County
Isaiah J. Campbell, Grade 7 portrait
By Random Chance or By Design?
Advisor: Ms. Luayne Wright
School: Deep Valley Christian School, Redwood Valley, Mendocino County
J1405 — Third Place
Caleb W. Clements, Grade 8 portrait
Chase E. Clements, Grade 6 portrait
Creating a Global Positioning System: Determining Latitude and Longitude Based Upon Solar Azimuth and Elevation
Advisor: Mr. Thomas Lee, Mrs. Angela Saenz
School: Wicklund Elementary School, Mountain House, San Joaquin County
Katarina A. Cohen, Grade 8 portrait
Mathematical Properties Found in Nature
Advisor: Ms. Diana Castaldi
School: St. John School, Encinitas, San Diego County
Ian M. Gallagher, Grade 7 portrait
Scouting vs. Sabremetrics
Advisor: Mrs. Sally Ghillarducci
School: Scotts Valley Middle School, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County
Zachary J. Haupt, Grade 7 portrait
Does Cosmic Dust Have an Effect on Space Travel?
Advisor: Mr. Donald Scott
School: Cain (E.V.) Middle School, Auburn, Placer County
Samantha Huerta, Grade 8 portrait
A Comparison of Small Population Transect and Radial Sampling Methods with Larger Whole Populations Sampling
Advisor: Dr. Daniel Morse
School: Bloomington Middle School, Bloomington, San Bernardino County
George H. Hutchinson, Grade 8 portrait
Advisor: Dr. Matthew Turk
School: La Colina Junior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
J1411 — Honorable Mention
Abe N. Jellinek, Grade 7 portrait
The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Navigation Device
Advisor: Ms. Mary Sauter
School: Ocean Alternative Education Center, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J. Tyler Jones, Grade 8 portrait
Demonstrating the Birthday Paradox Using a Computer Simulation
Advisor: Mrs. Erin Schumacher
School: Marshall (Thurgood) Middle School, San Diego, San Diego County
Janet M.S. Liu, Grade 8 portrait
The Center of Gravity
Advisor: Mr. Anthony Delsener
School: Abbott Middle School, San Mateo, San Mateo County
Jett D. Liu, Grade 7 portrait
Investigating Properties of Computer Generated Holograms
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J1415 — First Place
Anna J. Lou, Grade 7 portrait
Computer vs. Human: Exploring AI in the Game Blokus
Advisor: Mrs. Stacey Levoit
School: Oxford Academy, Cypress, Orange County
Alastair C. Macmillan, Grade 8 portrait
Solving Polynomials: A Multifaceted Approach by Computer
Advisor: Mr. Derek Lefkowith
School: St. John Fisher, Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
Robert L. Mummery, Grade 8 portrait
NBA Prime Time: Determining the Age When NBA Players Reach Their Peak
Advisor: Dr. Deborah Dunn
School: Mesa Union Junior High School, Somis, Ventura County
J1418 — Fourth Place
Ken Noh, Grade 8 portrait
A Mathematical Analysis of Animal Food Chains in Serengeti National Park, Africa: A Computer Simulation Program
Advisor: Mr. Jim Cox
School: Terman Middle School, Palo Alto, Santa Clara County
J1419 — Second Place
Ayesha M. Rashed, Grade 8 portrait
Security through Obscurity (Steganography)
Advisor: Dr. Rashed Bhatti
School: Orange Crescent School, Garden Grove, Orange County
Parker A. Snipes, Grade 7 portrait
Probability and Risk
Advisor: Ms. Diane Bredt
School: St. Mark's School, San Rafael, Marin County
Dennis van Ee, Grade 8 portrait
Cashier Strategies
Advisor: Mr. Brandon Parsons
School: Lakeside Middle School, Irvine, Orange County
Trevor C. Williams, Grade 6 portrait
Which Web Browser Is the Fastest?
Advisor: Mr. Brendan Gummerson
School: St. Matthew's Episcopal School, San Mateo, San Mateo County

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