Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



Minimal length elements in a conjugacy class of an affine Weyl group

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Xuhua He

Institution: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Date: Thu 16th February 2012
Time: 11:15 AM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

A Talk on the Weyl Side

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Georgia Benkart

Institution: University of Wisconsin
Date: Thu 16th February 2012
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

Combinatorics, representations, and structure of Lie type

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Georgia Benkart, Amy Glen, Xuhua He, Sangjib Kim, Jacqui Ramagge, Paul Sobaje, and Anne Thomas

Institution:
Date: Thu 16th February 2012
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

Organic Photovoltaic Devices, Drift-Diffusion Systems and Entropy Methods

Continuum Modelling Seminar

This is joint work with Dan Brinkman, Peter Markowich (DAMTP, University of Cambridge) and Marie-Therese Wolfram (University of Vienna)

by Prof Klemens Fellner

Institution: University of Graz, Austria
Date: Wed 15th February 2012
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract

Exit and dividend problems of a two-dimensional risk process

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Zbigniew Palmowski

Institution: Mathematical Institute, University of Wroclaw
Date: Wed 15th February 2012
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Richard Berry Building, room 215

Abstract

Mathematical Modelling of Layering within Nature

Completion Seminar

by James Caffrey

Institution: University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 14th February 2012
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Richard Berry Building - Russell Love Theatre

Abstract

Response adaptive repeated measurement designs in the presence of treatment effects

Statistics Seminar

by Keumhee Carrière Chough

Institution: University of Alberta, Canada
Date: Tue 14th February 2012
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract

Geometric Asymptotics or "How I learnt to stop worrying and love exceptional Lie groups"

Tuesday Seminar

by Nalini Joshi

Institution: The University of Sydney
Date: Tue 14th February 2012
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building **Note back in original room**

Abstract

Fractional Calculus on Time Scales

Completion Seminar

by Paul Williams

Institution: University of Melbourne
Date: Wed 8th February 2012
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Richard Berry Building - Room 215

Abstract

Discrete-time Calogero-Moser system and Lagrangian 1-form structure

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Professor Frank W Nijhoff

Institution: University of Leeds, UK
Date: Mon 6th February 2012
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

Why do users of classical statistical procedures continue to use them even though P-values are like a Birmingham screwdriver?

Statistics Seminar

by Geoff Robinson

Institution: CSIRO
Date: Tue 31st January 2012
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract

Dendroidal sets, Cisinski-Moerdijk model structure, and first steps towards a geometric realization

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Ittay Weiss

Institution: University of the South Pacific
Date: Fri 27th January 2012
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Stacks, Queues, Deques and their Representation as Graphs

Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar

by Prof. Franz Brandenburg

Institution: University of Passau, Germany
Date: Wed 25th January 2012
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

Probabilistic Index Models

Statistics Seminar

by Olivier Thas

Institution: Ghent University, Belgium
Date: Tue 24th January 2012
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract

Free subgroups of groups with few relations

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by John Wilson

Institution: Oxford
Date: Fri 20th January 2012
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Totally disconnected, locally compact groups

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by George Willis

Institution: Newcastle
Date: Fri 13th January 2012
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Topological insulators and their edge states.

Tuesday Seminar

*** NOTE UNUSUAL DAY - FRIDAY SEMINAR***

by Victor Gurarie

Institution: Department of Physics, University of Colorado
Date: Fri 6th January 2012
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building **Note different room**

Abstract

A lightcone construction of the twin building of a hyperbolic Kac-Moody group

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Lisa Carbone

Institution: Rutgers
Date: Tue 20th December 2011
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Impact of boundaries on fully connected random geometric networks

Tuesday Seminar

by Orestis Georgiou

Institution: Max-Planck-Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden
Date: Tue 20th December 2011
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

The affine BMW algebra and its degenerate version

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Zajj Daugherty

Institution: Dartmouth
Date: Fri 16th December 2011
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Uniform consistency for nonparametric estimators in null recurrent time series

Statistics Seminar

by Degui Li

Institution: Monash University
Date: Tue 6th December 2011
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract

RTT algebras and Algebraic Bethe ansatz

Tuesday Seminar

by Arun Ram

Institution: University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 6th December 2011
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

Six-vertex and eight-vertex models on their combinatorial line

Tuesday Seminar

by Dr Paul Zinn-Justin

Institution: LPTHE, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris
Date: Tue 29th November 2011
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

An Introduction to the Graph Minor Structure Theorem

Graph Theory Reading Group: Graph Minors

There will be considerable overlap between this talk and my talk at ACCMCC, so I understand if you prefer to see it fresh at ACCMCC.

by David Wood

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 28th November 2011
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

The first* theorem of Set Theory

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Mícheál Ó Searcóid

Institution: University College Dublin
Date: Fri 25th November 2011
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract