Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

Idempotents with polynomial coefficients

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Professor Alain Lascoux

Institution: Université de Marne-la-Vallee
Date: Mon 28th February 2011
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Old Geology 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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