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Submitting POM solutions


To participate in Problem of the Month contest, you must be registered as a POM student on the site. If you have not previously registered, please do so by clicking on the link below and filling the registration form. Note that this registration is separate from SigmaCamp registration. If you had already registered in the past, you do not need to create a new registration for this year - please use your old login and password.

After registering, you can login to your account by clicking on Login link at the bottom right corner of any page on the site.

Submitting solutions

All solutions must be submitted online. Handwritten solutions can be scanned (please save the scans in PDF format) and then submitted online. Solutions for every subject must be saved as a separate file; you can submit them independently of each other (so you can submit solutions for one subject earlier than the other). Allowed file formats are Word, PDF, and plain text.

To submit a solution, login to your account, then return to this page and click on the link below:

You can return to your submitted solution and add a file for a different subject at any time until the deadline (generally, 5th day of the following month)

Viewing grades

To view your grades, login and then go to your account profile (you should be redirected there automatically after logging in; you can also visit your profile at any time by clicking on My profile in the menu on the left). All your posted solutions and grades are listed there. You can click on any grade to read the graders comments.

Winnie The Pooh Plays at Sigma

Here are probably the last photos for this year's blog.  They cover our great plays of imaginative adaptations of Winnie the Pooh.  Enjoy

Final Day, Closing and More Photos

Sigma Camp is over.  Some of us are already missing the Sigma Spirit, which is safely stored in the vial on the shelf until next year.  The labs have been taken apart.  Uhaul unloaded.  Silver Lake blankets all found.  Everyone is back to their everyday lives.

Day 8

More photos of everyone, including faculty, are coming in a few days.  We are editing them and will post as soon as we get a  good wi-fi connection.

Day 7, Updated (and Sigma Olympics photos)

Last full day of the camp started with 4 wonderful lectures that gathered roughly equal interest.  Vicka Bershadsky spoke about Renaissance art and compared the technology used by artists of that golden era to the one used by artists in antiquity.  Dr. Boris Podobedov from Brookhaven National Laboratory explained how to produce the brightest beam of light on Earth and discussed unique properties of synchrotron produced light.  Dr.

Sigma Day 6 - photos

Here are the photos from Day Six, Friday - sorry for the delay.

Sigma Day 6

The morning dawned chilly and cloudy but did not dampen the campers' high spirits!

Today campers chose from lectures on biology and physics. Dr. Slava Yurchenko discussed invisible organisms, while Dr. Mark Lukin led students in exploring how bacteria and viruses have informed the development of genetic engineering. Meanwhile, Dr. Igor Zaliznyak's shared with students in-depth insight into the Bernoulli principle. Last but not least, Dr. Alexei Tkachenko gave an entertaining lecture on random walks.

Pictures Day Five 4

Pictures Day Five 3