Splash Biography
ELIZABETH YANG, ESP Teacher
Major: Computer Science College/Employer: UC Berkeley Year of Graduation: G 

Brief Biographical Sketch:
Not Available. Past Classes(Clicking a class title will bring you to the course's section of the corresponding course catalog)X454: How To: Puzzlehunt in Splash Fall 18 (Nov. 04, 2018)
We'll talk about what puzzle hunts are, look at examples of puzzles and common solving techniques, and then try solving puzzles together!
X325: How To: Puzzle Hunt! in Splash Spring 18 (Mar. 04, 2018)
We'll talk about what puzzle hunts are, look at examples of puzzles and common solving techniques, and then try solving puzzles together!
We can also talk about how to write your own puzzles!
M292: The Catalan Numbers in Splash Fall 17 (Nov. 04, 2017)
How many ways are there to triangulate a polygon? How many binary trees can you make with $$n$$ vertices? How many different "mountain ranges" (i.e. /\/\) can you make using the characters / and \?
The answer lies in the Catalan numbers, a sequence that pops up in several surprising settings. We'll introduce the Catalan numbers and also investigate a few different objects they describe.
