Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



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

Transforming Data into Stories: How the Media Shapes Truth in the midst of an Information Revolution

PUBLIC LECTURE

by Michael Gawenda, Norman Swan, Simon Mann and Denis Muller

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Wed 25th March 2009
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: JH Michell Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, University of Melb

Abstract

Quiver Hecke algebras

Blackboard Series

by Prof Arun Ram

Institution: UOM
Date: Tue 24th March 2009
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

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