Faculty Profile

Mathematics Faculty

Jim Hefferon, PhD

Professor of Mathematics

B.S., M.S., Ph.D. University of Connecticut

My background is in the theory of computation.

Courses I Teach:

  • Calculus
  • Numerical Methods
  • Statistics
  • Theory of Computing

My background is in Mathematical Logic, in the Theory of Computation. Most of my professional activity has been in Free systems. For instance, I have a number of texts that are Free, including Linear Algebra and Introduction to Proofs. I also hosted at St Mike's the web site for the Comprehensive TeX Archive Network for more than a decade. I am still active with the TeX Users Group, currently serving as Vice President.

 

Life Off Campus:

I like to jog, do ham radio as KE1AZ, and spend a lot of time hacking around with Internet programming and Scheme. My Erdös-Bacon number is

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