Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



Amenability and percolation for infinite graphs

Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Murray Elder

Institution: University of Queensland
Date: Tue 26th August 2008
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Architecture 103, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Experimental mathematics on the magnetic susceptibility of the square lattice Ising model

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Iwan Jensen

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 25th August 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Harmonic deformations of hyperbolic 3-manifolds

Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Craig Hodgson

Institution: (The University of Melbourne)
Date: Mon 25th August 2008
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Alice Hoy 330, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

If x a Cohen real over V, then there exists a Suslin Tree in V[x]

Departmental Seminar

by Zach McKenzie

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 22nd August 2008
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Boundary Crossing Probabilities for Diffusion Processes and Related Problems

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by Andrew Downes

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 22nd August 2008
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, The Uni of Melbourne

Abstract

A (Gentle) Introduction to Regular Variation and Applications

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by Daniel Tokarev

Institution: MASCOS, The University of Melbourne
Date: Wed 20th August 2008
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Theatre, Room G20, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering building

Abstract

Representing maximum classes and sample compression

Colloquium

by Professor Hyam Rubinstein

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 19th August 2008
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, Uni of Melbourne

Abstract

Open channel flow past a curved sluice gate

Continuum Modelling Seminar

by Dr Ben Binder, University of Melbourne

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 18th August 2008
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Architecture Sisalkraft Theatre , The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Mg,n and Fock space

Departmental Seminar

by Professor Arun Ram

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 18th August 2008
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Alice Hoy 330, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Friedberg-Muchnik

Departmental Seminar

by Leigh Humphries

Institution: The University of Melbourne ** Room 215
Date: Fri 15th August 2008
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Room 215, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

STRANGE HARMONIES: MATHEMATICS AND MUSIC

MUMS Seminar

by Dr. Marty Ross

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 15th August 2008
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Lecture Theatre 2, Old Geology Building, University of Melb

Abstract

Faithful and Discrete - the Geometric Numerical Integration of Differential Equations

Colloquium

by Professor Reinout Quispel

Institution: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, La Trobe University
Date: Tue 12th August 2008
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

(1) T cell development in the thymus: spatial dependence (2) Modeling a Tissue Engineering Application: Cell Transplantation

Departmental Seminar

by (1) Daniel Mentiplay (2) Rebecca Chisholm

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 11th August 2008
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Architecture Sisalkraft Theatre, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Slowest relaxation mode of the partially asymmetric simple exclusion process with open boundries

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Jan de Gier

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 11th August 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Old Geology -Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Conditions for the embedding of E 0 into equivalence relations induced by Polish group actions

Departmental Seminar

by Damien McLeod

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 8th August 2008
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

The Confrontation of Thought and Reality: The Role and Significance of Mathematics in the work of Robert Musil, Hermann Broch and Friedrich Duerrenmatt

Departmental Seminar

by Dale Adams

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 8th August 2008
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: The University of Melbourne Arts Centre, R. 501

Abstract

Teichmueller space and topological field theory in two dimensions

Departmental Seminar

by Ezra Getzler

Institution: Northwestern University
Date: Thu 7th August 2008
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Alice Hoy 330, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Hidden Markov Models with Multiple Observation Processes

ORSUM Seminar

by James Zhao

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 7th August 2008
Time: 1:05 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Bldg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Stochastic Networks with Resource Sharing

Colloquium

by Professor Ruth Williams

Institution: Department of Mathematics, University of California, San Diego
Date: Tue 5th August 2008
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Bldg, University of Melb

Abstract

1) The Dynamics of High-Frequency In-plane Oscillating Beams in Viscous Fluids and (2) Kinetic Theory of Gases and the BGK Equation: Fluid Dynamics for the Nanoscale

Continuum Modelling Seminar

by (1) Doug Brumley and (2) Jason Nassios

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 4th August 2008
Time: 4:15 PM
Location: Architecture Sisalkraft Theatre , University of Melbourne

Abstract

Computable error bounds for approximations i probability and statistics

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Professor Vladimir Ulyanov

Institution: Moscow State University
Date: Mon 4th August 2008
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Architecture Room 103, Floor 1, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Extremely amenable groups

Departmental Seminar

by Greg Hjorth

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 1st August 2008
Time: 4:30 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry Blg, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

The Klein Project, A Living and Connected View of Mathematics for Teachers An IMU/ICMI Collaboration

AMSI Seminar

by Bill Barton

Institution: The University of Auckland
Date: Fri 1st August 2008
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: AMSI Seminar Room, 111 Barry Street, University of Melb

Abstract

Diffusion Approximation for a Heavily Loaded Multi-User Wireless Communication System with Cooperation

MASCOS/COSNET seminar

by Prof. Ruth Williams

Institution: University of California, San Diego
Date: Fri 1st August 2008
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 1, ICT Bldg, Rm G06, 111 Barry Street, Carlton

Abstract

Exact solution of two classes of prudent polygons

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Uwe Schwerdtfeger

Institution: University of Bielefeld
Date: Mon 28th July 2008
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2, The University of Melbourne

Abstract