Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



"Integer Programming Based Local Search & Advances in Load Planning for Less-Than-Truckload Carriers"

ORSUM Seminar

by Martin Savelsbergh

Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Date: Mon 4th May 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building (M&S), The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Worm Algorithms

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Tim Garoni

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 4th May 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg (M&S), The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Wild emergence of complex organisation in a simpler cellular automata

Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems Seminar

by Tony Smith

Institution: Complex Systems Analyst, Meme Media
Date: Fri 1st May 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 1, ICT Building (111 Barry Street)

Abstract

Chern-Simons classes on loop spaces and diffeomorphism groups

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Steve Rosenberg

Institution: Boston University
Date: Mon 27th April 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: David Caro Building, Room 211

Abstract

Mathematics for Corporate Australia

ORSUM Seminar

by Joe Forbes

Institution: Founder and Director, Biarri Corporation
Date: Fri 24th April 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building (Maths & Stats) University of Melbourne

Abstract

The non-existence of certain search algorithms and their applications to group theory

Set Theory Seminar

by Maurice Chiodo

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 23rd April 2009
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Functors for representations of GL(n,F)

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Peter Trapa

Institution: Utah
Date: Mon 20th April 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: David Caro Building, Room 211

Abstract

The Evolution of Networks of Competing Boolean Nodes

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Professor Kevin Bassler

Institution: Dept of Physics, University of Houston
Date: Mon 20th April 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 316, Alice Hoy Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Mixed Integer Bilevel Programming

ORSUM Seminar

by Ted Ralphs

Institution: Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Lehigh University
Date: Wed 15th April 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract

The Independence of Universal Sets

Set Theory Seminar

by Leigh Humphries

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 9th April 2009
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Vega Control

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Nick Denson

Institution: The University of Melbourne, Centre for Actuarial Studies
Date: Thu 9th April 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

New Bayesian methods for testing independence in large sparse two-way contingency tables

Statistics Seminar

by Professor Murray Aitkin

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 9th April 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 516, Redmond Barry bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Trans-dimensional Metropolis-Hastings using parallel chains

Statistics Seminar

by Sally Wood

Institution: Melbourne Business School
Date: Tue 7th April 2009
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

Traffic Models

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics/Algebra

by Tim Garoni

Institution: University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 7th April 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 107

Abstract

Colloquium: Unitary representations of real Lie groups

Colloquium

by Professor Peter Trapa

Institution: Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
Date: Tue 7th April 2009
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

Non-commutative projective geometry

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Daniel Chan

Institution: UNSW
Date: Mon 6th April 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: David Caro Building, Room 211

Abstract

Multi-scale models of cell mobility

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Matthew Simpson

Institution: University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 6th April 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

James Lovelock (and the Gaia hypothesis)

Key Thinkers series

by Prof Ian Enting

Institution: MASCOS/University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 2nd April 2009
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Prince Phillip Lect Theatre, Architecture bldg

Abstract

Rigidity for profinite actions of property (T) groups

Set Theory Seminar

by Professor Greg Hjorth

Institution: University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 2nd April 2009
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

Practical Policy Iteration: Generic Methods for Obtaining Rapid and Tight 
Bounds for Bermudan Exotic Derivatives Using Monte Carlo Simulation

Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Christopher Beveridge

Institution: University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 2nd April 2009
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

Modelling Uncertainty in Satellite Derived Land Cover Maps

Statistics Seminar

by Edward Cripps

Institution: The University of Sheffield, UK
Date: Tue 31st March 2009
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, UOM

Abstract

Lyndon bases

Blackboard Series

by Professor Arun Ram

Institution: University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 31st March 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry building

Abstract

Colloquium: From microscopic to macroscopic descriptions of cell migration on growing domains

Colloquium

by Professor Ruth Baker

Institution: Mathematical Institute, Oxford University
Date: Tue 31st March 2009
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melb

Abstract

Semicontinuity properties of Kazhdan-Lusztig cells in affine Weyl groups of rank 2

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Jeremie Guilhot

Institution: Sydney
Date: Mon 30th March 2009
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: David Caro Building, Room 211

Abstract

Lattice Boltzmann method and its application to thermal electro-osmotic flows in micro/nanochannels

Modelling seminar

by Dr Sean (Yong) Shi

Institution: Mathematics and Statistics, UOM
Date: Thu 26th March 2009
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Room 225 James Hardie Theatre, 2nd Floor Architecture Bldg, UOM

Abstract