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The UMAP Journal

The Undergraduate Mathematics and Its Applications (UMAP) Journal

The Undergraduate Mathematics and Its Applications (UMAP) Journal, published quarterly, blends contemporary teaching modules with commentaries and articles to create a boldly different periodical. Each issue puts several real-world problems under a mathematical lens and demonstrates how real people are using mathematics in their jobs and lives. Whether it is exploring an elegant explanation of price-elasticity of illegal drugs, or the strategic implications of disarming the U.S. nuclear arsenal, The UMAP Journal is the modeling journal for anyone interested in applied mathematics. The current issue of UMAP is available free online, with previous issues available electronically with COMAP full membership. COMAP also offers a print subscription as an add-on to full members.

Latest Issue

UMAP Journal 44.2 Summer 2023 Edition

Table of Contents

A Note from the Three of Us

Publisher’s Editorial
Hello, I Must Be Going

Teaching Modeling
Needle Found in a Haystack

Reflections on Modeling and Teaching Modeling

UMAP Module
Linear Algebra and Optimization in Data Analysis

The Role of Eigenstates in Quantum Mechanics

Strategy for a Runner on Second


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