Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



Bootstrap P-values: Why they work so well and how to compute them.

Statistics Seminar

by Professor Chris Lloyd

Institution: Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 20th April 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Green Functions, Ramanujan's identites and Ap\'ery's proof

Tuesday Seminar

by Professor Tony Guttmann

Institution: MASCOS, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 20th April 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 203, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Colloquium: Aggregation-pattern in non-local equations with locally-repulsive interaction potentials

Colloquium

by Dr Klemens Fellner

Institution: University of Cambridge and University of Vienna
Date: Tue 20th April 2010
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

tba

Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Alex Coward

Institution: Oxford University, UK
Date: Fri 16th April 2010
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Room G, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Matrix models for partitions, plane partitions and topological vertex formulae

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Bertrand Eynard (via video)

Institution: CEA-Saclay, Paris
Date: Fri 16th April 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: JH Michell Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Differentiating the Weyl generic dimension formula and support varieties for quantum groups

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Dan Nakano

Institution: University of Georgia
Date: Thu 15th April 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Babel Middle Theatrette (106)

Abstract

Thrackles and related graph drawings

Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar

by Grant Cairns

Institution: La Trobe University
Date: Tue 13th April 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Colloquium: Optimal transportation and Monge-Ampere equation

Colloquium

by Professor Xu-Jia Wang

Institution: Australian National University
Date: Tue 13th April 2010
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

Load balancing and random graphs

Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar

by Professor Nick Wormald

Institution: Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, Waterloo University, Canada
Date: Tue 30th March 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Getting Macdonald Polynomials into Shape: Prescribed Symmetry Macdonald Polynomials and Constant Term Identities

Tuesday Seminar

by Wendy Baratta

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Department, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 30th March 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 203, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Colloquium: Matrix permanents

Colloquium

by Dr Ian Wanless

Institution: Monash University
Date: Tue 30th March 2010
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

Commensarations of Thompson's group F

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Dr Claas Roever

Institution: National University of Ireland
Date: Mon 29th March 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Babel Middle Theatre, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

From discrete surfaces and matrix models to topological recursions IV

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Nicholas Orantin

Institution: CERN Geneva
Date: Fri 26th March 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: JH Michell Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Drag reduction phenomena in turbulent flows

Confirmation talk

by James Woodcock

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 25th March 2010
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: E418 Level 4, Mechanical Engineering Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

A riemann-Hilbert type approach to systems of linear q-difference equations

Tuesday Seminar

This is the regular Tuesday lunchtime seminar BUT is being held on Thursday due to availability of speaker

by Dr Chris Ormerod

Institution: La Trobe University
Date: Thu 25th March 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 102 Alice Hoy building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Broken fibrations on 4-manifolds

Miscellaneous Seminar

by Professor Rob Kirby

Institution: Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
Date: Thu 25th March 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Shrinkage regression and application to remote sensing

Confirmation talk

by David Lazaridis

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Department, The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 25th March 2010
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Room 822 Redmond Barry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

A Nonparametric Copula Based Test for Conditional Independence with Applications to Granger Causality

Statistics Seminar

by Jeroen Rombouts

Institution: HEC Montreal
Date: Tue 23rd March 2010
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 1, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

PhD Seminar: High speed flows: from water bells to atmospheric entry vehicles

Colloquium

by Ellie Button

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 23rd March 2010
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

Characterization of Probability Distributions and Process Modeling

BELZ Lecture Series

by Prof Boyan Dimitrov, Kettering University (MI, USA)

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 22nd March 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 712, Doug McDonell Bldg, University of Melbourne

Abstract

Quasi-Birth-and-Death Processes with an Infinite Phase Space

Completion Seminar

by Allan Motyer

Institution: MASCOS, The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 19th March 2010
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

From discrete surfaces and matrix models to topological recursions III

This is the third lecture in a series which will take place this semester each Friday 1-3pm

by Nicholas Orantin

Institution:
Date: Fri 19th March 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: JH Mitchell Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Hadwiger's Graph Colouring Conjecture

Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar

by Dr David Wood

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 16th March 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

POSTPONED: new date TBA - Noncommutative symmetries in integrable models

Tuesday Seminar

SEMINAR POSTPONED. NEW DATE TBA

by Dr. Omar Foda (University of Melbourne)

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Date: Tue 16th March 2010
Time: 12:00 AM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Bldg

Abstract

Characterization of Probability Distributions and Process Modeling

BELZ Lecture Series

by Prof Boyan Dimitrov, Kettering University (MI, USA)

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 15th March 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 712, Doug McDonell Bldg

Abstract