Department Seminars and Colloquia

SEMINARS ARCHIVE



Relatedness, heritability and genomic prediction

Departmental Seminar

by Professor David Balding

Institution: UCL Genetics Institute, London, UK
Date: Tue 29th October 2013
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry building

Abstract

Disparity Methods in Conditionally-Specified Models

Statistics Seminar

by Professor Giles Hooker

Institution: Cornell University, USA
Date: Tue 29th October 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Richard Berry-Russell Love Theatre

Abstract

Geometry of Schubert varieties

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

part of a miniworkshop aimed for students http://www.ms.unimelb.edu.au/~mlanini/RepTheoryConference/ProgrammeMiniWorkshop.html

by Dave Anderson

Institution: IMPA Brazil
Date: Mon 28th October 2013
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: JH Michell Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

Moment graph tasting plate

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

part of the workshop aimed for students http://www.ms.unimelb.edu.au/~mlanini/RepTheoryConference/ProgrammeMiniWorkshop.html

by Martina Lanini

Institution: Melbourne University
Date: Mon 28th October 2013
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: JH Michell Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

Introduction to Contact Geometry

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

part of a miniworkshop aimed for students http://www.ms.unimelb.edu.au/~mlanini/RepTheoryConference/ProgrammeMiniWorkshop.html

by Joan Licata

Institution: Australian National University
Date: Mon 28th October 2013
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: JH Michell Theatre, Richard Berry

Abstract

Szemeredi Regularity Lemma (7): Proof of the Regularity Lemma

Graph Theory Reading Group

by Gwenaƫl Joret

Institution: Melbourne University
Date: Thu 24th October 2013
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry

Abstract

Variational Bayes Inference for Large Vector Autoregressions

Statistics Seminar

This is a joint work with Dr. Gholamreza Hajargasht.

by Dr. Tomasz Wozniak

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 22nd October 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre

Abstract

(Fractional) index theory and (fractional) applications

Colloquium

by Mathai Varghese

Institution: University of Adelaide
Date: Tue 22nd October 2013
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry building

Abstract

A graph theoretic approach to `up to homotopy' algebras

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Marcy Robertson

Institution: University of Western Ontario
Date: Fri 18th October 2013
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Room 213 Richard Berry

Abstract

Hodge theory and Representation Theory

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Kari Vilonen

Institution: Northwestern University
Date: Thu 17th October 2013
Time: 3:15 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2

Abstract

Szemeredi Regularity Lemma (6): More Algorithmic Aspects of the Regularity Lemma

Graph Theory Reading Group

by Daniel Harvey

Institution: Melbourne University
Date: Thu 17th October 2013
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry

Abstract

Quadratic interaction potential and regularity of BV solutions to conservation laws

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Stefano Bianchini

Institution: SISSA Trieste
Date: Wed 16th October 2013
Time: 2:15 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 2

Abstract

Bayesian Regression and Prediction for Circular Data

Statistics Seminar

by Professor Jean Opsomer

Institution: Colorado State University
Date: Tue 15th October 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre

Abstract

An introduction to diagrammatic categorification

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Aaron Lauda

Institution: University of Southern California
Date: Tue 15th October 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 1

Abstract

Algebraic invariants of singularities

Algebra/Geometry/Topology Seminar

by Christian Haesemeyer

Institution: UCLA
Date: Tue 15th October 2013
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Old Geology Theatre 1

Abstract

Ramanujan's lost notebook and the mock theta functions.

Statistical Mechanics Seminar

by Eric Mortenson

Institution: University of Queensland
Date: Mon 14th October 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Alice Hoy Building, Room 309

Abstract

Szemeredi Regularity Lemma (5): Algorithmic aspects of the Regularity Lemma

Graph Theory Reading Group

by Daniel Harvey

Institution: Melbourne University
Date: Thu 10th October 2013
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry

Abstract

Dynamics and the geometry of numbers

Colloquium

by Akshay Venkatesh

Institution: Stanford University
Date: Thu 10th October 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

Cores of vertex-transitive graphs

Discrete Structures and Algorithms Seminar

by Ricky Rotheram

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Thu 10th October 2013
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Doug-McDonell-309 Denis Driscoll Theatrette

Abstract

Statistical literacy in the education workplace

Statistics Seminar

This research is funded by the Australian Research Council (LP100100388) and our partners the DEECD and VCAA. The research team comprises: Associate Professor Robyn Pierce, Professor Ian Gordon, Ms Sue Helme, Mr Roger Wander (University of Melbourne), Associate Professor Helen Chick, Professor Emeritus Jane Watson (University of Tasmania), Mr Michael Dalton, Dr Magda Les (VCAA), Ms Sue Buckley (DEECD)

by Associate Professor Robyn Pierce

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 8th October 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre

Abstract

On some model comparison problems

Completion Seminar

by Alan Simpson

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 8th October 2013
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre, Richard Berry Building

Abstract

Predicting future phenotypes using 100,000s of DNA markers

Statistics Seminar

by Professor Michael Goddard

Institution: The University of Melbourne
Date: Tue 1st October 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre

Abstract

Szemeredi Regularity Lemma (4): Edge disjoint Hamilton cycles in graphs

Graph Theory Reading Group

by Guangjun Xu

Institution: Melbourne University
Date: Thu 26th September 2013
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Room 107, Richard Berry

Abstract

A new nonparametric stationarity test of time series in time domain

Statistics Seminar

by Professor Suojin Wang

Institution: Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University
Date: Tue 24th September 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Russell Love Theatre

Abstract

Induced Ginibre ensembles and random operations

Tuesday Seminar

by Karol Zyczkowski

Institution: Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Date: Tue 24th September 2013
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Room 215, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Abstract