### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### Metric properties about the family of Thompson's groups*Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar*
#### by Jose Burillo*Institution:* Universitat PolitÃ¨cnica de Catalunya
*Date:* Tue 18th August 2009
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Babel G03 Lower Theatre
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### 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
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### The Cantor-Bendixson Argument*Set Theory Seminar*
#### by Leigh Humphries*Institution:* The University of Melbourne, Mathematics and Statistics Department
*Date:* Thu 6th August 2009
*Time:* 4:15 PM
*Location:* Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### An optimal portfolio problem with Default Risk*Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics*
#### by Lijun Bo*Institution:* Xi'an Electronic and Science University, Department of Math.
*Date:* Thu 6th August 2009
*Time:* 3:15 PM
*Location:* Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne
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### Problem in dynamical systems*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Ray Forrester*Institution:*
*Date:* Thu 6th August 2009
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### How to use the Lovasz Local Lemma*Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar*
#### by David Wood*Institution:* The University of Melbourne, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
*Date:* Tue 4th August 2009
*Time:* 2:15 PM
*Location:* Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Two boundary graded centralizer algebras*Tuesday Seminar*
#### by Zajj Daugherty*Institution:* University of Wisconsin
*Date:* Tue 4th August 2009
*Time:* 1:00 PM
*Location:* Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne
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### Colloquium: The new era of Mathematica technology*Colloquium*
#### by Dr Jason Harris*Institution:* Wolfram Research
*Date:* Tue 4th August 2009
*Time:* 12:00 PM
*Location:* Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb
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