Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



Cores of vertex-transitive graphs

Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar

by Ricky Rotheram

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 2nd March 2010
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Constant terms and multivariate polynomials

Tuesday Seminar

by Jan de Gier

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 2nd March 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

PhD Seminar: The performance of procedures in high-dimensional multiple hypothesis testing in the presence of dependence

Colloquium

by Sandy Clarke

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 2nd March 2010
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

Efficient and generic methods for obtaining tight bounds for Bermudan exotic derivatives using Monte Carlo simulation

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Chris Beveridge

Institution:
Date: Mon 1st March 2010
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Alice Hoy, room 325

Abstract

The Optimization Services Project on COIN-OR

ORSUM Seminar

by Bob Fourer

Institution: Northwestern University, USA
Date: Fri 26th February 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

MathML: LaTeX is Not the Only Fruit

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Stephen Mc Ateer

Institution: U. Melbourne
Date: Thu 25th February 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

Symmetric Tilings and Enumeration in the Aztec Diamond

Tuesday Seminar

by Pongphat Taptagaporn

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 23rd February 2010
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

PhD Seminar: Bubbles, drops and the physics of their collisions

Colloquium

NOT held in Russell Love Theatre

by Ofer Manor

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 23rd February 2010
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Engineering C2 Theatre, Civil Engineering Building

Abstract

Applications of Finite State Systems and Ring Constructions

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Andrei Kelarev

Institution:
Date: Mon 22nd February 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

Braess paradox under different traffic demand scenarios

Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems Seminar

by Yongxiang Xia

Institution: Australian National University
Date: Fri 19th February 2010
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 2, ICT Bldg ground floor, 111 Barry Street

Abstract

Quantum groups and Hopf algebras in combinatorics

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Marcelo Aguiar

Institution: Texas A&M
Date: Thu 18th February 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Spinning, Straightening and the Recognition of Closed Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Stephan Tillmann

Institution: U. Queensland
Date: Mon 15th February 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

Combinatorial properties of the 0 (1) loop model

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Luigi Cantini

Institution: LPT, ENS, France
Date: Mon 15th February 2010
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Mathematics & Statistics Department, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Probability calculations in fault-tolerant computing: simple RESTART, checkpointing and wallclock models

Statistics Seminar

by Professor Soren Asmussen

Institution: Aarhus University, Denmark
Date: Mon 15th February 2010
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Russell Love, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Self-learning models for species management

Confirmation talk

by Natalie Karavarsamis

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 12th February 2010
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Quasi-stationary distributions in biology

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by Professor Andrew Barbour

Institution: Universitaet Zuerich
Date: Thu 11th February 2010
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Nutrigenomics - a source of new statistical challenges

Statistics Seminar

by Christopher M Triggs and Lynnette R Ferguson

Institution: The University of Auckland and Nutrigenomics New Zealand
Date: Mon 8th February 2010
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Techniques of Constraint Integer Programming

Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems Seminar

by Timo Berthold

Institution: Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB) and MATHEON (Berlin)
Date: Fri 29th January 2010
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 2, ICT Bldg (ground floor), 111 Barry Street

Abstract

On the classification of Shephard groups

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Natalie Aisbett

Institution: U. Melbourne
Date: Fri 29th January 2010
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

UNDERCOVER - a primal heuristic for MINLP based on sub-MIPs generated by set covering

ORSUM Seminar

[In a bid to generate and foster a sense of community, we invite you for a coffee/tea in the staff tea room after the seminar to chat with our guest and each other.]

by Timo Berthold

Institution: MATHEON (Berlin) and ZIB
Date: Fri 29th January 2010
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

On impossibility of consistent estimation of the distribution function of a sample maximum

Statistics Seminar

by Serguei Novak

Institution: University of Middlesex, UK
Date: Thu 28th January 2010
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: TBA

Abstract

Exceptional zero formulae for L-functions of elliptic curves

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Daniel Delbourgo

Institution: Monash
Date: Wed 27th January 2010
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

Multiple Dirichlet series

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Alina Bucur

Institution: MIT/IAS/UCSD
Date: Wed 27th January 2010
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

The probability that a complete intersection is smooth (after Poonen)

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Kiran Kedlaya

Institution: MIT/IAS/UCSD
Date: Wed 27th January 2010
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

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