### Finding non-trivial splittings in groups, and similar results in geometry*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Maurice Chiodo*Institution:* U. Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 1st June 2010
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Doug McDonell 309
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### Matrix models and random surfaces*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Alex Lee*Institution:* The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 1st June 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Quiver grassmannians, quiver varieties and the preprojective algebra*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Alistair Savage*Institution:* Ottawa
*Date:* Mon 31st May 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Babel Middle Theatre
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### The Auslander trace*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Amnon Neeman*Institution:* ANU
*Date:* Thu 27th May 2010
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Old Arts Theatre B
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### The Auslander trace*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Amnon Neeman*Institution:* ANU
*Date:* Thu 27th May 2010
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Old Arts Theatre B, The University of Melbourne
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### Gossiping and routing in second-kind Frobenius graphs*Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar*
#### by A/Prof Sanming Zhou*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 25th May 2010
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Consequences of coincidences between solvable field theories and non-intersecting Brownian motions*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Prof Peter Forrester*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 25th May 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Fast computation of Greeks for Markov-funcional models using adjoint PDE methods*Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics*
#### by Nick Denson*Institution:* Centre for Actuarial Studies, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Mon 24th May 2010
*Time:* 3:15 PM
*Location:* Alice Hoy-325, The University of Melbourne
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### Jucys-Murphy elements and the representations of partition algebras*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by John Enyang*Institution:* Melbourne
*Date:* Mon 24th May 2010
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Babel Middle Theatre
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### Cayley Graphs, Finite State Automata and Group Automata*Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar*
#### by Dr Andrei Kelarev*Institution:* School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, University of Ballarat
*Date:* Tue 18th May 2010
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Introduction to the Kazhdan-Lusztig polynomials (maxima) parabolic case) - part II - POSTPONED*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Keiichi Shigechi - POSTPONED*Institution:* visitor to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 18th May 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### The KP Hierarchy and Algebraic Geometry (continued from May 11)*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Gus Schrader*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 18th May 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### PhD Seminar: New results on the one-dimensional Heisenberg magnet*Colloquium*
#### by Michael Wheeler*Institution:* Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 18th May 2010
*Time:* 12:00 PM
*Location:* Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb
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### Scheduling Jobs on Two Identical Parallel Machines with a Single Server*ORSUM Seminar*
#### by Dr Heng-Soon Gan*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Fri 14th May 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### The many formulae that count Latin squares*Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar*
#### by Douglas S Stones*Institution:* Monash University
*Date:* Tue 11th May 2010
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Introduction to the Kazhdan-Lusztig polynomials (maximal parabolic case) - part I - POSTPONED*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Keiichi Shigechi - POSTPONED*Institution:* visitor to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 11th May 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### The KP Hierarchy and Algebraic Geometry*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Gus Schrader*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 11th May 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Colloquium: Surgery on knots in a Surface x Interval*Colloquium*
#### by Professor Abigail Thompson*Institution:* University Of California Davis
*Date:* Tue 11th May 2010
*Time:* 12:00 PM
*Location:* Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb
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### The fundamental groups of Haken n-manifolds*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Tharatorn Supasiti*Institution:* U. Melbourne
*Date:* Mon 10th May 2010
*Time:* 3:15 PM
*Location:* Babel Middle Theatre
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### Inner Steiner formula for polytopes with an application to self-affine fractal tilings*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Andrei Ratiu*Institution:* Istanbul Bilgi University
*Date:* Mon 10th May 2010
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Babel Middle Theatre
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### Resource Allocation in a Tactical Arms Race with Temporary Advantages*ORSUM Seminar*
#### by Professor Boaz Golany*Institution:* The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
*Date:* Fri 7th May 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Colouring the Plane*Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar*
#### by Michael Payne*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 4th May 2010
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### What do rings have to say about lattice greens functions?*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Dr Richard Brak*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 4th May 2010
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Chromatic factorisation and Galois groups of chromatic polynomials*Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar*
#### by Keri Morgan*Institution:* Clayton School of Information Technology, Monash University
*Date:* Tue 27th April 2010
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Rings of Invariants and Varieties of Representations*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Jim Shank*Institution:* Kent
*Date:* Thu 22nd April 2010
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Babel Middle Theatrette (106)
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