### What percentage of Children in the US are Eating a Healthy Diet? A Statistical Approach*Statistics Seminar*
#### by Professor Raymond J Carroll*Institution:* Texas A&M University, Texas USA
*Date:* Tue 21st September 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Russel Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The Univesity of Melbourne
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### Equipment Replacement in Forestry Harvesting Operations*ORSUM Seminar*
#### by Matthew Baxter*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Fri 17th September 2010
*Time:* 4:15 PM
*Location:* Room 307, 3rd Floor, Alice Hoy building, The University of Melbourne
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### Change-of-measure in the square-root process*Completion Seminar*
#### by Stephen Chin*Institution:* Centre for Actuarial Studies, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Thu 16th September 2010
*Time:* 1:05 PM
*Location:* Prest Theatre, Economics & Commerce Building, The University of Melbourne
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### "Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Mechanics"*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Jan de Gier and Maria Tsarenko*Institution:* Mathematics & Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 14th September 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Geometric aspects of Learning Theory*Colloquium*
#### by Professor Shahar Mendelson*Institution:* Australian National University
*Date:* Tue 14th September 2010
*Time:* 12:00 PM
*Location:* Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb
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### Invariant subspaces of the LK representation of the braid group*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Claire Levaillant*Institution:* Paris, France
*Date:* Mon 13th September 2010
*Time:* 2:00 PM
*Location:* Old Arts Theatre B, The University of Melbourne
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### currently working with "Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Mechanics"*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Jan de Gier*Institution:* Dept of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 7th September 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Index theorems on open manifolds*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Adam Rennie*Institution:* ANU
*Date:* Mon 6th September 2010
*Time:* 2:00 PM
*Location:* Old Arts Theatre B, The University of Melbourne
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### Set Cover Algorithms for very large datasets*Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar*
#### by Tony Wirth*Institution:* University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 31st August 2010
*Time:* 12:00 PM
*Location:* Theater 3, 111 Barry Street
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### The geometry and combinatorics of moduli spaces of curves *Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Dr Norman Do*Institution:* Department of Mathematics & Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Mon 30th August 2010
*Time:* 2:00 PM
*Location:* Old Arts B, The University of Melbourne
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### Some new results on the degree-diameter and the degree-girth problems, both asymptotic and non-existential*Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar*
#### by Guillermo Pineda-Villavicencio*Institution:* University of Ballarat
*Date:* Thu 26th August 2010
*Time:* 2:00 PM
*Location:* Old Geology 1, The University of Melbourne
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### The [v]th Easy Piece*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Norm Frankel*Institution:* The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 24th August 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Colloquium: Complex dynamical networks: Identification, control and synchronization*Colloquium*
#### by Dr Jinhu Lu*Institution:* Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
*Date:* Tue 24th August 2010
*Time:* 12:00 PM
*Location:* Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb
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### Cellularity and the Jones Basic Construction*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Fred Goodman*Institution:* University of Iowa, USA
*Date:* Mon 23rd August 2010
*Time:* 2:00 PM
*Location:* Old Arts Theatre B, The University of Melbourne
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### The Euler characteristic of webs and Khovanov-Rozansky homology*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Daniel Murfet*Institution:* Hausdorff Center, Bonn, Germany
*Date:* Fri 20th August 2010
*Time:* 2:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Y-system for the exact spectrum of AdS/CFT*Statistical Mechanics Seminar*
#### by V Kazakov*Institution:* Ecole Normale Superieure
*Date:* Thu 19th August 2010
*Time:* 1:45 PM
*Location:* Room 910, Doug McDonnell Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Worm Monte Carlo dynamics for Loop models and Potts antiferromagnets*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Dr Tim Garoni*Institution:* MASCOS/Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 17th August 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
Abstract |

### Grassmann fields for spanning hyperforests*Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems Seminar*
#### by Andrea Bedini*Institution:* MASCOS/Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Mon 16th August 2010
*Time:* 3:15 PM
*Location:* Theatre 1, Alan Gilbert Building, The University of Melbourne
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### The degenerate two-boundary Hecke algebra*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Zajj Daugherty*Institution:* St Olaf College, USA
*Date:* Mon 16th August 2010
*Time:* 2:00 PM
*Location:* Old Arts Theatre B, The University of Melbourne
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### Diffuse actions on trees*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Tom Norton*Institution:* Southampton University
*Date:* Fri 13th August 2010
*Time:* 2:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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