# Katie Morrison, Ph.D.

# Assistant Professor

## Presentations

Juried:

*Problem-Solving Tasks Fostering Mathematical Discourse *

60-minute joint presentation with Gulden Karakok about tasks that and techniques that facilitate mathematical discourse, presented at the 2015 *National Council for Teachers of Mathematics *Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

*Properties of Neural Codes Via the Neural Ring*

20-minute presentation based on my joint work with eight collaborators from the 2014 AMS Mathematics Research Community, given at the 2015 *Joint Math Meetings* in San Antonio, TX.

*Northern Colorado Math Teachers’ Circle’s Implementation of the Common Core State Standards *

20-minute joint presentation with Gulden Karakok about pedagogical professional development done by the NoCo MTC, given at the 2015 *Joint Math Meetings* in San Antonio, TX.

*Enumerating Equivalence Classes of Rank-Metric and Matrix Codes*

50-minute presentation based on my dissertation research, given at the Algebra Seminar at University of Kentucky in November 2013.

*Neuroscience-Inspired Network Decoder*

20-minute presentation, based on my joint work with a mathematical neuroscientist, given at the Seminar in Coding Theory in Dagstuhl, Germany in August 2013.

*Combinatorial Neural Codes from a Mathematical Coding Theory Perspective*

Poster based on joint work of coding theorists and mathematical neuroscientists in the Mathematics department, presented at the 2012 COSYNE Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, UT.

*Equivalence and Duality for Rank-Metric and Matrix Codes*

Poster based on my dissertation research presented at the *Association for Women in Mathematics Workshop* at the 2012 *Joint Math Meetings* in Boston, MA.

*Combinatorial Neural Codes from a Mathematical Coding Theory Perspective*

Poster based on joint work of coding theorists and mathematical neuroscientists in the Mathematics department, given in the Coding Theory special session at the 2012 *Joint Math Meetings* in Boston, MA.

*Equivalence and Duality for Rank-Metric Codes*

20 minute presentation, based on my dissertation research, given at the Seminar in Coding Theory in Dagstuhl, Germany in November 2011.

*Equivalence and Duality for Rank-Metric and Matrix Codes*

20 minute presentation, based on my dissertation research, given at the Coding Theory special session of the AMS Fall Central Sectional Meeting in October 2011.

*Properties of Rank-metric and Matrix Codes with Applications to Network Coding*

15 minute presentation on my research with an emphasis on the role of algebraic techniques in network coding, given at the Algebraic Structure in Network Information Theory conference in August 2011.

*Towards a Duality Theory of Subspace Codes for Network Coding*

20 minute presentation, based on joint work with Dr. Judy Walker, given in the Coding Theory special session of the AMS Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting in March 2010.

*On Relationships Between Pseudocodewords*

20 minute presentation, based on joint work in coding theory between the Departments of Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, given at the Canadian Summer School on Communications and Information Theory in August 2008.

Non-Juried:

*Irreducible Cyclic Orbit Codes*

20-minute presentation based on joint work with Heide Gluessing-Luerssen and Carolyn Troha at University of Kentucky given at the Applied Algebra Days 2 conference in May 2014.

*Problem Solving and Math Teachers’ Circles*

60-minute presentation given with Gulden Karakok at Colorado Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference in October 2013.

*Northern Colorado Math Teachers’ Circle*

15-minute presentation given with Gulden Karakok in the Math Circles session at MathFest in August 2013.

*Reflection on A Matrix Algebra Course for Secondary Teachers*

20 minute presentation, based on the experience of co-teaching a hybrid-distance learning Matrix Algebra course for teachers, given at the MAA Nebraska/SE South Dakota Spring Sectional Meeting in April 2011.

*An Analysis of Relationships Between Pseudocodewords*

Poster presentation, based on joint between the departments of Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, given at the IMA workshop on Career Options for Women in the Mathematical Sciences in April 2009.

*On the Optimality of Huffman Coding in Data Compression*

15 minute presentation, based on senior research project on data compression, given at the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics in March 2005.