# Homepage of Richard Frnka

*Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant at Louisiana State University*

I am a graduate student at Louisiana State University. I am studying analytic number theory under the guidance of Dr. Karl Mahlburg, with a focus on restricted partitions. My other mathematical interests include combinatorics, algebraic number theory, and lie algebras.

Outside interests include basketball, tennis, soccer, and music.

For a job resume webpage, see RICHARD FRNKA RESUME

### Formal Education

- B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science with a Minor in Physics from Eckerd College in 2011
- M.S. in Mathematics from Louisiana State University in 2013
- Current Ph. D candidate in Mathematics at Louisiana State University

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# Projects

I served as the project manager supervising a team of undergraduate students for the following projects.

I have also worked on projects involving a research team of graduate students.

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# Research, Talks, and Conferences

### Research

I am currently researching congruence relations on parts for unimodal sequences. More to come.

### Talks

- "An Introduction to the Riemann Hypothesis" Spring 2012 LSU Communicating Math Colloquium
- "Continued Fractions and Pell's Equation" Fall 2012 LSU Presentation for Computational Number Theory
- "Farey Sequences and Ford Circles" Fall 2014 LSU Math Club Talk
- "Rademacher's Circle Method" Spring 2015 LSU Student Algebra Seminar
- "Ramanujan's Tau Function" Summer 2015 MSRI Student Talks
- "Partitions and Unimodal Sequences" Fall 2015 LSU Student Algebra Seminar
- "Zero-Error Quantum Communication in the Presence of a Noiseless Feedback Channel" Fall 2015 Presentation for Quantum Information Theory

### Conferences

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