Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



Great is the Power of Steady Misrepresentation

Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems Seminar

by Professor Ian Enting

Institution: MASCOS/Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 2nd August 2010
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 1, Alan Gilbert Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

On exceptional surgeries on Montesinos knots (joint work with In Dae Jong & Shigeru Mizushima)

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Kazuhiro Ichihara

Institution: Department of Mathematics, College of Humanities and Sciences, Nihon University, Japan
Date: Mon 2nd August 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Old Arts B, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

The asymptotic variance of departures from critically loaded queues

Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems Seminar

by Yoni Nazarathy

Institution: EURANDOM, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Date: Fri 30th July 2010
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 1, University of Melbourne

Abstract

Optimal gossiping protocol in the Gaussian and Eisenstein-Jacobi networks.

Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar

by Pongphat Taptagaporn

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 29th July 2010
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 1, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Some wonderful conjectures (but almost no theorems) at the boundary between analysis, combinatorics and probability

Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar

by Alan Sokal

Institution: University College London/New York University
Date: Thu 29th July 2010
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 1, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Quasi-logarithmic combinatorial structures, and approximation by the Dickman distribution

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Professor Andrew Barbour

Institution: Universitaet Zuerich, Switzerland
Date: Wed 28th July 2010
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Data prediction competitions: far more than just a bit of fun

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Anthony Goldbloom

Institution: Founder of Kaggle.com
Date: Tue 27th July 2010
Time: 5:45 PM
Location: Staff Tea Room/Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Projective normality of GIT Quotient Varieties modulo Finite Group Actions

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Prof S Senthamarai Kannan

Institution: Chennai Mathematical Institute
Date: Mon 26th July 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Old Arts B, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Rings of Invariants and Varieties of Representations

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Dr Jim Shank

Institution: University of Kent, UK
Date: Thu 22nd July 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Efficient Public-Key Encryption from Ideal Lattices

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Ron Steinfeld

Institution: Macquarie University
Date: Thu 22nd July 2010
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Room 206 ICT Building, 111 Barry Street

Abstract

Point process in environmental modelling

Confirmation talk

by Shahrina Shahrin

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Department, The Univesity of Melbourne
Date: Thu 22nd July 2010
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Room 215, Richrd Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Cartography of the projective solution space for normal surfaces II

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Dr Lawrence Reeves

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 19th July 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 213 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Cartography of the projective solution space for normal surfaces I

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Dr Lawrence Reeves

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 12th July 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Topological recursion and enumeration of surfaces

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Prof Bertrand Eynard

Institution: IPhT, CEA Saclay
Date: Wed 7th July 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Opportunities through AMSI

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Professor Geoff Prince

Institution: AMSI, The University of Melbourne
Date: Wed 7th July 2010
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Clifford algebras and quantum cohomology

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Christian Korff

Institution: The University of Glasgow
Date: Tue 6th July 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 213 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Defects in the XXZ and Sine-Gordon Models

Tuesday Seminar

by Robert Weston

Institution: Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Date: Tue 6th July 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Distribution estimators and confidence intervals for Cavalieri estimators

Statistics Seminar

by Johanna Ziegel

Institution: Departm ent of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 6th July 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Discrete symmetries of infinite dimensional groups

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Lisa Carbone

Institution: Rutgers, USA
Date: Mon 5th July 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Statistical vertex models, combinatorics and enumerative geometry

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Christian Korff

Institution: Department of Mathematics, University of Glasgow
Date: Mon 5th July 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Iterations of a function relating to Christoffel words

Tuesday Seminar

by Ray Forrester

Institution:
Date: Fri 2nd July 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Belz Room (101) Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Correspondence between MV polytopes and Borel-Weil sections

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Arun Ram

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 2nd July 2010
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Matching sections and paths for SL3

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Professor Kannan Senthamarai

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Wed 30th June 2010
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Preludes for a Lunchtime Talk in 5 Easy Pieces

Tuesday Seminar

by Norm Frankel

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The Univesity of Melbourne
Date: Tue 29th June 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Prediction in measurement error models

Statistics Seminar

by Aurore Delaigle

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The Univesity of Melbourne
Date: Tue 29th June 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract