Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



An alternative expression for the Black-Scholes formula in terms of Brownian last passage times

Departmental Seminar

by Professor Marc Yor

Institution: Universite Paris VI (France)
Date: Tue 4th December 2007
Time: 1:30 PM
Location: Theatre 1, Level 1, 111 Barry Street, Carlton Uni of Melbourne

Abstract

Stochastic Geometry and Wireless Network Modeling

MASCOS/COSNET seminar

by François Baccelli

Institution: INRIA - Ecole Normale Superieure, France
Date: Fri 30th November 2007
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Konstantin Borovkov K.Borovkov@ms.unimelb.edu.au

Abstract

Ready, Get Set, Switch!

Statistics Seminar

by Kim Levy

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 29th November 2007
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Pointwise axiomatic spectral theory in Banach algebras

Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Raymond Lubansky

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Wed 28th November 2007
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The Uni of Melbourne

Abstract

Partial Orders, Sperner k-families, RSK and Tableaux Pairs: A collision of labels.

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Dr. Richard Brak

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 27th November 2007
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

The beta product distribution with complex parametersby

Stochastic Processes Seminar

Joint Seminar Series on Stochastic Processes and Financial Mathematics

by Daniel Dufresne

Institution: Centre for Actuarial Studies, Department of Economics, Uni of Melb
Date: Thu 15th November 2007
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Buiding, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Pair random thinnings and point processes under cover

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by Dominic Schumacher

Institution: The University of Western Australia and Swiss National Science Foundation
Date: Fri 9th November 2007
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Heuristics and Biases: a Recipe for Disaster in Financial Markets?

Statistics Seminar

by Professor Johnnie Johnson

Institution: Southampton University
Date: Thu 8th November 2007
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, Uni of Melb

Abstract

The invariant subspace problem for bounded linear relations on Hlbert spaces

Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Daniel Grixti-Cheng

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Fri 2nd November 2007
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Haken $n$-Manifolds

Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Bell Foozwell

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Wed 31st October 2007
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

The Best is Yet to Come - The New MSc (Management Science) Launches in 2009

ORSUM Seminar

by Roger Dench

Institution: Faculty of Science, The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 29th October 2007
Time: 1:05 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, Uni of Melb

Abstract

Boundary Temperley Lieb algebras: exceptional points and the qKZ equation

by Jan de Gier

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 25th October 2007
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Uni of Melb

Abstract

Spatial Bayesian variable selection with application to functional magnetic resonance imaging

Statistics Seminar

by Mike Smith

Institution: Melbourne Business School
Date: Thu 25th October 2007
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract

The Search for Long Cycles in Vertex-Transitive

ORSUM Seminar

by Professor Brian Alspac

Institution: University of Newcastle
Date: Wed 24th October 2007
Time: 1:05 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

Exponential random graph models for social networks

Statistics Seminar

by Pip Pattison and Garry Robins

Institution: School of Behavioural Science, The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 18th October 2007
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract

Diagrammatic representation of the (affine) Hecke algebras

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Keiichi Shigechi

Institution: Department of Physics, University of Tokyo, Japan
Date: Thu 11th October 2007
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract

Adaptive Psychophysical Procedures: Clarification and a New Algorithm

Statistics Seminar

by Tony Wirth

Institution: Dept of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 11th October 2007
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, The University of Melbourne

Abstract

Pair-copula constructions of multiple dependence

Complex Systems Seminar

by Professor Claudia Czado

Institution: Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Date: Mon 1st October 2007
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 2, ICT Building (111 Barry Street, Carlton)

Abstract

Descending path to the solution of a pure integer program: A new approach

ORSUM Seminar

by Professor Santosh Kumar

Institution: University of Melbourne and Victoria University
Date: Mon 17th September 2007
Time: 1:05 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, Uni of Melb

Abstract

Student Processes

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by Professor Nikolai Leonenko

Institution: Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Date: Fri 14th September 2007
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Theatre 1, ICT Building (111 Barry St, Carlton) Uni of Melb

Abstract

The Farey fraction spin chain in an external field

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

Joint MASCOS/COSNET seminar

by Thomas Prellberg

Institution: School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London
Date: Thu 13th September 2007
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract

Debiased estimation of proportions in group testing

Statistics Seminar

by Dr. Graham Hepworth

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 13th September 2007
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract

Path to extinction

Stochastic Processes Seminar

by Professor Fima Klebaner

Institution: Monash University
Date: Tue 11th September 2007
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: Russel Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, Uni of Melb

Abstract

Frobenius Double Loop Graphs

ORSUM Seminar

by Alison Thomson

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Mon 10th September 2007
Time: 1:05 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building, Uni of Melb

Abstract

Osculating Paths and Oscillating Tableaux

Statistical Mechanics/Combinatorics Seminar

by Dr. Roger E. Behrend

Institution: School of Mathematics, Cardiff University
Date: Thu 6th September 2007
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Room 213, Richard Berry Building, University of Melbourne

Abstract