Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



Colloquium: The Mechanics of Nanoscale Devices

Colloquium

by Professor John Sader

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 24th March 2009
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

Higher dimensional String topology via operads

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Tarje Bargheer Arklint

Institution: Copenhagen
Date: Mon 23rd March 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: David Caro Building, Room 211

Abstract

Beta-Gamma algebra, Discounted Cash-flows, and Barnes' lemmas

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Daniel Dufresne

Institution: Centre for Actuarial Studies, UOM
Date: Thu 19th March 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

Smapling with Probability Proportional to Size - A Forestry Perspective

Statistics Seminar

by Guillaume Therien

Institution: University of British Columbia
Date: Tue 17th March 2009
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

The construction of the 2-Toda hierarchy

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics/Algebra

by Matthew Zuparic

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 17th March 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 107

Abstract

On mixed singularities and their Milnor fibrations

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Mutsuo Oka

Institution: Tokyo University of Science
Date: Mon 16th March 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: David Caro Building, Room 211

Abstract

Valence Bond Entanglement Estimators

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Vladimir Rittenberg

Institution: University of Bonn, Germany
Date: Mon 16th March 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, UOM

Abstract

Asymptotic Analysis of Random Walks: Heavy-Tailed Distributions

Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems Seminar

by Kostya Borovkov

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 13th March 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 1, ICT Bldg (Grd Floor, 111 Barry St, Carlton)

Abstract

Quantum groups, braidings and crystals

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Peter Tingley

Institution: Melbourne
Date: Mon 9th March 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: David Caro Building, Room 211

Abstract

Treeable equivilence relations

Departmental Seminar

by Greg Hjorth

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 5th March 2009
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

On the Path to Extinction

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by Professor Peter Jagers

Institution: Chalmers University of Technology
Date: Thu 5th March 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, Uni of Melbourne

Abstract

Superconformal indices of N=1 field theories and elliptic hypergeometric integrals

Departmental Seminar

by V.P. Spiridonov

Institution: Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia
Date: Thu 5th March 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Rm 213, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

XXZ scalar products and the KP hierarchy

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics/Algebra

by Michael Wheeler

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 3rd March 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 107

Abstract

Stochastic approximation for target tracking and mine planning optimisation

Departmental Seminar

by Kim Levy

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 3rd March 2009
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

PhD Seminar: Stochastic approximation for target tracking and mine planning optimisation

Colloquium

by Kim Levy

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 3rd March 2009
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

Various topics in discrete and comparison geometry

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Chris Goddard

Institution: University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 2nd March 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: David Caro Building, Room 211

Abstract

The Alexander polynomial of knots and tangles

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

Note the change of time!

by Stephen Bigelow

Institution: UCSB
Date: Thu 26th February 2009
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre

Abstract

Perturbed Risk Processes Analysed as Fluid Flows

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by David Standford

Institution: University of Western Ontario
Date: Thu 26th February 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Prest Theatrette, Rm 115, 1st flr, Economics & Commerce Bdg

Abstract

Gaboriau's work on the theory of cost, II

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Greg Hjorth

Institution: Melbourne/UCLA
Date: Tue 24th February 2009
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre

Abstract

A discussion of Kuperberg's proof of the alternating sign matrix conjecture

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Steve McAteer

Institution:
Date: Tue 24th February 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 107

Abstract

Geometric methods in Combinatorics, Optimisation and Computer Science

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Konrad Swanepoel

Institution: Chemnitz
Date: Mon 23rd February 2009
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Level 5 Conference Room, EE Engineering Bldg 193, UOM

Abstract

Conformal field theory of spanning webs

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Ilya Tipunin

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 23rd February 2009
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

An axiomatic theory of target-based site prioritization produces a simple and effective new index

Statistics Seminar

by Steven Phillips, AT and T Labs

Institution: AT and T Labs
Date: Fri 20th February 2009
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Gaboriau's work on the theory of cost, I

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Greg Hjorth

Institution: Melbourne/UCLA
Date: Thu 19th February 2009
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Room 213

Abstract

The promised extra talk

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Benedict Gross

Institution: Harvard
Date: Wed 11th February 2009
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Room 107

Abstract