Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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

Abstract

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