Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



Littlewoods conjecture

Colloquium

by Andrew Pollington

Institution: Director - Algebra, Number Theory and Combinatorics panel, National Science Foundation
Date: Thu 3rd September 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location:

Abstract

Rook polynomials, matchings and permanents

Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar

by Ian Wanless

Institution: School of Mathematical Sciences, Monash University
Date: Tue 1st September 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Colloquium: Statistical challenges with next-generation DNA sequencing

Colloquium

by Professor Terry Speed

Institution: UC Berkeley and WEHI
Date: Tue 1st September 2009
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

Mathematical research and the internet (public lecture)

Clay-Mahler Lectures

by Terence Tao

Institution: UCLA
Date: Mon 31st August 2009
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Copland Lecture Theatre, Commerce Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Mathematical research and the internet

Behrend Memorial Lecture

by Professor Terence Tao

Institution: UCLA
Date: Mon 31st August 2009
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Copland Lecture Theatre, Economics and Commerce Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Black holes and conformal field theory

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Omar Foda

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Department, The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 31st August 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Network questions in lilypond protocol models

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Professor Daryl Daley

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 27th August 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Eigenvalue Problems in the Complex Plane

Tuesday Seminar

by Mark Sorrell

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 25th August 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

A finale for spacing distributions in classical random matrix theory

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Peter Forrester

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Dept, The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 24th August 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

On level crossings by piecewise-deterministic Markov processes

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Kostya Borovkov

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 20th August 2009
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Experimental Mathematics Meets Mathematical Physics

Joint StatMech/MASCOS seminar

by David H Bailey

Institution: Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, USA
Date: Thu 20th August 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Old Geology theatre 1, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Metric properties about the family of Thompson's groups

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Jose Burillo

Institution: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Date: Tue 18th August 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Babel G03 Lower Theatre

Abstract

Metric properties about the family of Thompson's groups

Tuesday Seminar

by Jose Burillo

Institution: Catalunya University
Date: Tue 18th August 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Babel GO3 Lower Theatre, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Feature Selection with NP-dimensionality

Statistics Seminar

by Jianqing Fan

Institution: Princeton University
Date: Tue 18th August 2009
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

q-Differential equations for orthogonal polynomials

Tuesday Seminar

by Chris Ormerod

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Dept. The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 18th August 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Colloquium: Small brains, smart minds: Vision, navigation and cognition in honeybees and applications to robotics

Colloquium

by Professor Mandyam Srinivasan

Institution: Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland
Date: Tue 18th August 2009
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

The Affine Hecke Algebra at Roots of Unity

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Matt Davis

Institution: Wisconsin
Date: Mon 17th August 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Cuming Theatre, Chemistry

Abstract

Jump-Diffusion Models in Finance and Insurance

Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems Seminar

by Professor Nikolai Leonenko

Institution: Cardiff University, UK
Date: Fri 14th August 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 1, ICT bldg, Ground Floor 111 Barry Street, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Topologies on countable models

Set Theory Seminar

by Greg Hjorth

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Dept, The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 13th August 2009
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

A space-time mobility for social communities

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Bruno Apolloni

Institution: University of Milano, Italy, Dept of Computer Science
Date: Thu 13th August 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Optimization Problems: Duality and Computational Models

Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar

by Prabhu Manyem

Institution: University of Ballarat & Shanghai University
Date: Tue 11th August 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Colloquium: Mathematics and Sex

Colloquium

by Dr Clio Cresswell

Institution: The University of Sydney
Date: Tue 11th August 2009
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

Scl, sails, and surgery

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Danny Calegari

Institution: Caltech
Date: Mon 10th August 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Cuming Theatre, Chemistry

Abstract

Scl, sails, and surgery

Clay-Mahler Lectures

by Danny Calegari

Institution: Caltech
Date: Mon 10th August 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Cuming Theatre, Chemistry building

Abstract

The exact solution of the (1+1)-dimensional Restricted Solid-on-Solid model in a field: A new type of lattice path generating function or Why simpler isn't always easier

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Aleks Owczarek

Institution: The University of Melbourne, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Date: Mon 10th August 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2

Abstract