### An introduction to the nested Bethe Ansatz (part 2)*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Michael Wheeler*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 22nd March 2011
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### On Anti-Collusion Codes and Tracing Algorithms for Multimedia Fingerprinting*Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar*
#### by Ying Miao*Institution:* Department of Social Systems and Management, University of Tsukuba, Japan
*Date:* Mon 21st March 2011
*Time:* 4:15 PM
*Location:* Hercus Theatre (L105, first floor), David Caro Building (Physics), The University of Melbourne
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### An introduction to the nested Bethe Ansatz (Part 1)*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Michael Wheeler*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 15th March 2011
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Discrete Minimal Energy Problems*Colloquium*
#### by Professor Edward B. Saff*Institution:* Vanderbilt University
*Date:* Tue 15th March 2011
*Time:* 12:00 PM
*Location:* Russell Love Theatre
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### Numerical solutions to BGK equation for unsteady flows*Confirmation talk*
#### by Ying Wan Yap*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Wed 9th March 2011
*Time:* 2:00 PM
*Location:* Jim Potter Room, Old Physics Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Polytopes, shuffles, quivers and flags *Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Professor Arun Ram*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 8th March 2011
*Time:* 3:15 PM
*Location:* Old Arts D, The University of Melbourne
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### Factorising F-tensors by diagrammatic tensor notation*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Stephen McAteer *Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 8th March 2011
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Constraint Satisfaction Problems and Universal Algebra*Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar*
#### by Marcel Jackson*Institution:* School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, La Trobe University, Melbourne
*Date:* Mon 7th March 2011
*Time:* 4:15 PM
*Location:* Hercus Theatre (L105, 1st floor) David Caro Building (Physics) The University of Melbourne
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### Finitely presented abelian-by-nilpotent Lie algebras*Completion Seminar*
#### by Sze-Yu Chen*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Thu 3rd March 2011
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Veering triangulations admit strict angle structures*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Henry Segerman*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics,The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 1st March 2011
*Time:* 3:15 PM
*Location:* Old Arts D, The University of Melbourne
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### Matrix models and statistical mechanical models on random geometries *Confirmation talk*
#### by Alex Lee*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 1st March 2011
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Genetic Algorithms and Configurations of Points*Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar*
#### by Ruy Fabila-Monroy*Institution:* Departamento de Matematicas, Cinvestav, Mexico
*Date:* Mon 28th February 2011
*Time:* 4:15 PM
*Location:* Hercus Theatre (L105, 1st floor) David Caro Building (Physics), The University of Melbourne
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### Idempotents with polynomial coefficients*Statistical Mechanics Seminar*
#### by Professor Alain Lascoux*Institution:* UniversitÃ© de Marne-la-Vallee
*Date:* Mon 28th February 2011
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Old Geology 2, The University of Melbourne
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### On JSJ theory for 3-manifolds*Miscellaneous Seminar*
#### by Professor Peter Scott*Institution:* University of Michigan
*Date:* Fri 25th February 2011
*Time:* 12:00 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Populations Lingering around their Carrying Capacity*Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics*
#### by Professor Peter Jagers*Institution:* Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
*Date:* Wed 23rd February 2011
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Relaxation rate of the asymmetric exclusion process in the reverse-biased phase - PhD Confirmation Talk*Confirmation talk*
#### by Caley Finn*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 22nd February 2011
*Time:* 3:00 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Reduced-rank vector generalised linear models*Statistics Seminar*
#### by Dr Thomas Yee*Institution:* Department of Statistics, The University of Auckland
*Date:* Thu 17th February 2011
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The Univesity of Melbourne
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### 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
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### "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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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 Bulmerâ€™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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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