Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



Reduced-rank vector generalized linear models

by Thomas Yee

Institution: Department of Statistics, The University of Auckland
Date: Thu 17th February 2011
Time: 2:15 AM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

"Queues with skill based routing under the FCFS - ALIS (Assign Longest Idle Server) regime".

Tuesday Seminar

by Professor Gordon Weiss

Institution: The University of Haifa
Date: Tue 15th February 2011
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

A priority queueing model and its relationship to the totally asymmetric exclusion process (TASEP)

Tuesday Seminar

by Prof Peter Taylor

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 15th February 2011
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Macdonald Trilogy

Completion Seminar

by Wendy Baratta

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Date: Fri 11th February 2011
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Russell Love theatre, University of Melbourne

Abstract

Life on an Island: a Simulated Population for Learning Statistical Reasoning

Statistics Seminar

About the presenter:Dr Michael Bulmer is Senior Lecturer within the School of Mathematics at the University of Queensland. Dr Bulmer’s areas of expertise are automated reasoning and symbolic computing. Dr Bulmer was an ALTC Associate Fellow in 2007, and was also the recipient of an Australian Award for University Teaching in 2005.

by Dr Michael Bulmer

Institution: School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Queensland
Date: Wed 9th February 2011
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg

Abstract

Algorithmic Randomness

by Professor Rod Downey

Institution: School of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research,Victoria University of Wellington
Date: Mon 7th February 2011
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

Drinfeld-Reshetikhin twist S-matrix as a solution of YBE in AdS/CFT

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Prof. Changrim Ahn

Institution: Ewha Womens University, Seoul, Korea
Date: Mon 7th February 2011
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Dept. of Maths and Stats, Richard

Abstract

Colouring Circular Arc Graphs

Confirmation talk

by Daniel Harvey

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Date: Fri 4th February 2011
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

“Fold-up” derivatives of set-valued functions

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by Estate V. Khmaladze

Institution: Victoria University of Wellington
Date: Wed 2nd February 2011
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Richard Berry-213

Abstract

Problems in Geometric Graph Theory

Confirmation talk

by Michael Payne

Institution: Dept of Mathematics & Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 25th January 2011
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

The Steinberg torus

Tuesday Seminar

by Professor John Stembridge

Institution: University of Michigan, USA
Date: Tue 25th January 2011
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The Univesity of Melbourne

Abstract

Ramanujan vs. Apery: $1/\pi$ vs. $\zeta(3)$

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Wadim Zudilin

Institution: The University of Newcastle
Date: Mon 24th January 2011
Time: 1:05 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Modeling the gentle bouncing and subsequent film drainage of a buoyant drop approaching a horizontal wall

Completion Seminar

by Khurram Kamran

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 14th January 2011
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Theatre 103 (eZone), Architecture building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Generators and relations for Soergel bimodules

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Geordie Williamson

Institution: Oxford
Date: Fri 17th December 2010
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Room 213 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Foulkes characters, descents and shuffling

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Persi Diaconis

Institution: Stanford University
Date: Mon 13th December 2010
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Room 213 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Characters of p-compact groups

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by James Jones

Institution: Melbourne
Date: Wed 1st December 2010
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Theatre, just past Alice Hoy, on the opposite side of Monash Road from Richard Berry. The University of Melbourne

Abstract

On sensitivity of inverse response plot estimation and the benefits of a robust estimation approach

Statistics Seminar

by Luke Prendergast

Institution: La Trobe University, Bundoora
Date: Tue 30th November 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: JH Michell Theatre

Abstract

Twisted K-theory, loop groups and their generalisations

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Pedram Hekmati

Institution: Adelaide
Date: Mon 29th November 2010
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Stochastic differential equations involving fractional Brownian motion

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by Prof Yu Mishura

Institution: Kyiv National University, Ukraine
Date: Wed 24th November 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 213,Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Small-domain estimation from statistics with measurement error

Stats Society Seminar

by Professor Alan Zaslavsky

Institution: Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
Date: Tue 23rd November 2010
Time: 6:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

***currently working with "Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Mechanics", by Baxter***

Tuesday Seminar

by Jan de Gier

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 23rd November 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213

Abstract

Shephard groups

Completion Seminar

by Natalie Aisbett

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 22nd November 2010
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Room 213 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Wrappings and heat kernels on compact symmetric spaces

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Professor Tony Dooley

Institution: University of NSW
Date: Mon 22nd November 2010
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Room 213 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Baxter's book - "Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Mechanics"

Tuesday Seminar

by Jan de Gier

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 16th November 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The Univesity of Melbourne

Abstract

Surface quotients of hyperbolic buildings

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Anne Thomas

Institution: University of Sydney
Date: Mon 15th November 2010
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract