Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



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

Comparing trees using distances, trees and multidimensional scaling

Statistics Seminar

by Susan HOLMES

Institution: Stanford University, USA
Date: Tue 19th January 2010
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Cussonia Ct Rm 2 (Old Quad G11B)

Abstract

Density estimation and modelling (a forestry perspective)

Confirmation talk

by Steve Lane

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics Dept, The Univesity of Melbourne
Date: Tue 19th January 2010
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Is ignorance bliss? Fixed vs random censoring

Statistics Seminar

by Stephen PORTNOY

Institution: University of Illinois, Champaign, USA
Date: Thu 7th January 2010
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Chord diagrams and contact-topological quantum field theory

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Dan Matthews

Institution: Nantes
Date: Tue 5th January 2010
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, Uni Melb

Abstract

The feasibility of algorithms in 3-manifold topology

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Ben Burton

Institution: U. Queensland
Date: Mon 21st December 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Sisalkraft Theatre, Architecture

Abstract

The structure of highest weight representations

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Rahbar Virk

Institution: U. Wisconsin
Date: Thu 10th December 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Introduction to Gopakumar-Vafa Gauge/String Duality

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Callum Sleigh (Melbourne)

Institution: U. Melbourne
Date: Mon 7th December 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Sisalkraft Theatre, Architecture

Abstract