Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



Adding numbers and Shuffling cards

PUBLIC LECTURE

by Persi DIACONIS

Institution: Stanford University, USA
Date: Wed 20th January 2010
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Rivett Theatre, Redmond Barry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Comparing trees using distances, trees and multidimensional scaling

Statistics Seminar

by Susan HOLMES

Institution: Stanford University, USA
Date: Tue 19th January 2010
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Cussonia Ct Rm 2 (Old Quad G11B)

Abstract

Density estimation and modelling (a forestry perspective)

Confirmation talk

by Steve Lane

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Dept, The Univesity of Melbourne
Date: Tue 19th January 2010
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Is ignorance bliss? Fixed vs random censoring

Statistics Seminar

by Stephen PORTNOY

Institution: University of Illinois, Champaign, USA
Date: Thu 7th January 2010
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Chord diagrams and contact-topological quantum field theory

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Dan Matthews

Institution: Nantes
Date: Tue 5th January 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, Uni Melb

Abstract

The feasibility of algorithms in 3-manifold topology

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Ben Burton

Institution: U. Queensland
Date: Mon 21st December 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Sisalkraft Theatre, Architecture

Abstract

The structure of highest weight representations

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Rahbar Virk

Institution: U. Wisconsin
Date: Thu 10th December 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Introduction to Gopakumar-Vafa Gauge/String Duality

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Callum Sleigh (Melbourne)

Institution: U. Melbourne
Date: Mon 7th December 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Sisalkraft Theatre, Architecture

Abstract

Proper actions of wreath products

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Yves de Cornulier

Institution: Rennes
Date: Mon 7th December 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Sisalkraft Theatre, Architecture

Abstract

Modelling and Pricing of Large Portfolio Credit Derivatives

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Ben Hambly

Institution: Oxford
Date: Thu 26th November 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Homological Tools in Geometry III: Moment maps on flag varieties and piecewise linear functions

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Arun Ram

Institution: U. Melbourne
Date: Thu 26th November 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Discrete Stochastic Systems with Pairwise Interation

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Andrey Lange

Institution: Bauman Moscow State Technical University and Steklov Mathematical Institute of RAS
Date: Thu 26th November 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Unified Witten-Reshetikhin-Turaev Invariants for Homology Spheres

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Andrei Ratiu

Institution: Istanbul Bilgi University
Date: Mon 23rd November 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Sisalkraft Theatre, Architecture

Abstract

Homological Tools in Geometry II: Introduction to equivariant cohomology

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Arun Ram

Institution: U. Melbourne
Date: Thu 19th November 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Remarks on string theory and related topics

Tuesday Seminar

by Omar Foda

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Department, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 17th November 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Representations of Birman-Murakami-Wenzl Algebras

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by John Enyang

Institution: U. Melbourne
Date: Mon 16th November 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Sisalkraft Theatre, Architecture

Abstract

Graph fusion algebras of ${\cal WLM}(p,p')$

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Jorgen Rasmussen

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Dept., The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 16th November 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Homological Tools in Geometry I: Introduction to categories

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Arun Ram

Institution: U. Melbourne
Date: Thu 12th November 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Six vertex model and factorial Schur functions

Tuesday Seminar

by R. Brak

Institution:
Date: Tue 10th November 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 107

Abstract

The Weber-Seifert dodecahedral space: Theory, algorithms and computation in 3-manifold topology

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Ben Burton

Institution: U. Queensland
Date: Mon 9th November 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Sisalkraft Theatre, Architecture

Abstract

Oka manifolds

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Finnur Lárusson

Institution: U. Adelaide
Date: Mon 2nd November 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: JH Michell, Richard Berry

Abstract

A Monte Carlo Markov Chain Algorithm for a Class of Mixture Time Series Models

Statistics Seminar

by John Lau

Institution: UWA
Date: Fri 30th October 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 1, ICT Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

The Physics of Matrix-Analytic Algorithms

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Peter Taylor

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Dept, The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 29th October 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Old Geology 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Integrable systems and linear flows on tori

Tuesday Seminar

by Gus Schrader

Institution:
Date: Tue 27th October 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Conditional decision problems and hunting algorithms in group theory.

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Maurice Chiodo

Institution: U. Melbourne
Date: Mon 26th October 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Cuming Theatre, Chemistry

Abstract