### "On the effect of risky investments on the ruin probabilities of*Completion Seminar*
#### by Sheng Lin*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Wed 20th April 2011
*Time:* 1:15 PM
*Location:* Room 213,
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### Some new aspherical 4-manifolds *Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Hyam Rubinstein*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 19th April 2011
*Time:* 3:15 PM
*Location:* Old Arts D, The University of Melbourne
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### The current large deviation function of the asymmetric simple exclusion process*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Jan de Gier*Institution:* Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Tue 19th April 2011
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### From Data to Decisions in Ambulance Redeployment*ORSUM Seminar*
#### by Shane G Henderson*Institution:* Cornell University, USA
*Date:* Fri 15th April 2011
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne
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### Limit Proxy Methods for Fast Monte-Carlo Greeks*Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics*
#### by Jiun Hong Chan*Institution:* The Centre for Actuarial Studies, The University of Melbourne
*Date:* Wed 13th April 2011
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne
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### (Very) Fast estimation and testing of (very) large dimensional heavy-tailed elliptical distributions*Statistics Seminar*
#### by David Veredas *Institution:* UniversitÃ© libre de Bruxelles
*Date:* Tue 12th April 2011
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Threshold quantities for epidemics*Colloquium*
#### by Professor Mick Roberts*Institution:* Centre for Mathematical Biology, IIMS & NZIAS, Massey University
*Date:* Tue 12th April 2011
*Time:* 12:00 PM
*Location:* Russell Love Theatre
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### 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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