Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



Micromechanics of force chain evolution in dense granular assemblies: a focus on stick-slip in granular systems

Departmental Seminar

by Maya Muthuswamy

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 6th May 2008
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, Uni of Melbourne

Abstract

Evaluation of Similarity Between Two Sequences

Statistics Seminar

by Susan Wilson

Institution: Australian National University
Date: Tue 6th May 2008
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Architecture Room 103 (eZone) The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Logarithmic Minimal Models, Critical Dense Polymers, Symplectic Fermions and Fusion Rules

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Paul Pearce

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 5th May 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Counting equivalence classes for co-kappa-Souslin equivalence relations

Departmental Seminar

by Leigh Humphries

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Wed 30th April 2008
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Room 215 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

TWO APPLICATIONS OF SINGULAR PERTURBATION METHODS

Continuum Modelling Seminar

by Associate Professor John Shepherd

Institution: RMIT University
Date: Mon 28th April 2008
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Subequivalence relations and Epstein's induced action construction

Departmental Seminar

by Greg Hjorth

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Wed 23rd April 2008
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

First Passage Densities and Boundary Crossing Probabilities for Diffusion Processes

MASCOS/COSNET seminar

by Andrew Downes

Institution: MASCOS, The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 18th April 2008
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 1, Grd floor ICT Building, 111 Barry St, Uni of Melb

Abstract

Using Mathematical Models to Investigate Development of Structure during Tissue Growth

Continuum Modelling Seminar

by Professor Colin Please

Institution: School of Mathematics, University of Southampton, England
Date: Wed 16th April 2008
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Engineering Block C (Civil Eng) Rm 407: Flr 7, Uni of Melb

Abstract

Maybe some local algorithms aren't so bad...?

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Tim Garoni

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 14th April 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Modelling Capture-recapture Experiments in Closed Population

Statistics Seminar

by Ning Li

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 8th April 2008
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Intersection theory on moduli spaces of curves via hyperbolic geometry

Departmental Seminar

by Norman Do

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 8th April 2008
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, University of Melb

Abstract

Computational modelling of tissue homeostasis and injury

Continuum Modelling Seminar

by Dr Bruce Gardiner

Institution: Biomedical Engineering, The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 7th April 2008
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Old Geology - Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Mori and Nef Cones of Moduli Spaces of Pointed Curves

Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Professor Ian Morrison

Institution: Fordham University
Date: Tue 1st April 2008
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, Uni of Melbourne

Abstract

Birational Geometry of Moduli Spaces of Curves

Colloquium

by Prof. Ian Morrison

Institution: Mathematics, Fordham University, New York
Date: Tue 1st April 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, Uni of Melbourne

Abstract

Energy Dissipation in Fluid Damped Nanomechanical Devices

Continuum Modelling Seminar

by Associate Professor John Sader

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 31st March 2008
Time: 5:15 PM
Location: Old Geology - Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Aspects of Nonequilibrium: Growth and Pattern Formation in the Kardar Parisi Zhang equation for a growing interface

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Hans Fogedby

Institution: Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark
Date: Mon 31st March 2008
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Simulated annealing of heavy-tailed jump-diffusions

MASCOS/COSNET seminar

by Ilya Pavlyukevich

Institution: Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
Date: Fri 28th March 2008
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 3, ICT Bldg Rm:205-Flr2, 11 Barry St, Carlton

Abstract

Pattern theorems

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Stu Whittington

Institution: University of Toronto
Date: Fri 28th March 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Geodesic growth

Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Murray Elder

Institution: The University of Queensland
Date: Thu 20th March 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Architecture - Rm:225 (James Hardie Theatre), Uni of Melb

Abstract

Discretized Normal Approximation

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by Professor Louis H. Y. Chen

Institution: Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Date: Tue 18th March 2008
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Room 103, Architecture, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Model and Working Correlation Structure Selection in GEE Analyses of Longitudinal Data

Statistics Seminar

by James Cui

Institution: Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University
Date: Tue 18th March 2008
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Room 213 Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Operator split methods

Continuum Modelling Seminar

by Dr Mat Simpson

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 17th March 2008
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Domino Tilings of an Aztec Diamond

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Eric Nordenstam

Institution: Department of Mathematics, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
Date: Mon 17th March 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melb

Abstract

Traffic Assignment Mathematics of Equilibria primal, dual, complementarity models and beyond

ORSUM Seminar

by Dr Wolfgang Ernst

Institution: Institute of Experimental Physics - Graz University of Technology
Date: Wed 12th March 2008
Time: 1:05 PM
Location: Sisalkraft Lecture Theatre, Architecture Building, Uni of Melb

Abstract

Combinatorial Bethe Ansatz

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Atsuo Kuniba

Institution: The University of Tokyo
Date: Wed 12th March 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Theatre A, Old Arts Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract