### Osmotically driven deformation of a stable water film*Confirmation talk*
#### by Sue Ann Chen*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Mon 11th April 2011
*Time:* 3:15 PM
*Location:* Old Geology 1, The University of Melbourne
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### Lie Algebroids and Uniformization *Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Anthony Blaom*Institution:* Auckland, New Zealand
*Date:* Fri 8th April 2011
*Time:* 4:15 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Applications of an argument by Harrington*Set Theory Seminar*
#### by Leigh Humphries*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Thu 7th April 2011
*Time:* 4:15 PM
*Location:* Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Chern Simons Theory with Complex Gauge Group and Topological String Theory of the A Polynomial *Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Callum Sleigh*Institution:* Dept of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 5th April 2011
*Time:* 3:15 PM
*Location:* Old Arts D,The University of Melbourne
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### An introduction to the nested Bethe Ansatz (part 3)*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Michael Wheeler*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 29th March 2011
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### 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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