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Jim Wiseman

Professor of Mathematics

Phone: 404.471.6202
Office Location: Buttrick 331

Academic Degrees

  • S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Northwestern University
  • Ph.D., Northwestern University

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Professor Wiseman's interests include dynamical systems, dynamics from the topological viewpoint, Conley index, dynamics on noncompact spaces, rigorous computation, fixed point theory, set-valued maps, voting theory, social choice and public health.

Professional Activities

Recent Publications:

  • Generalized recurrence and the nonwandering set for products, Topology and its Applications, 291 (2017), 111-121.
  • The generalized recurrent set and strong chain recurrence, Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, to appear.
  • NOMINATE and American political history: a primer, Studies in American Political Development, Studies in American Political Development 30 (October 2016), no. 2, 97-115 (with Phil Everson (statistics), Rick Valelly (political science), and Arjun Vishwanath (Swarthmore College ’16)).
  • Entropy for symbolic dynamics with overlapping alphabets, Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations, Journal of Dynamics and Differential Equations, 28 (2016), 301-315 (with Fabio Drucker (Dickinson College ’11) and David Richeson).

Web Links

Department of Mathematics
Professor Wiseman's site
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