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Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: Cascade Topology Seminar, Spring 2015
Dates: 25 Apr  to  26 Apr 2015
Location: David Turpin Building, Room A102
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: BC Combinatorics Day
Date and time: 25 Apr 2015, 9:00am - 4:30pm
Location: David Turpin Building, Room A110
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Challenges of representing realistic cloud and convection in a Climate Forecast Model for improved simulation of tropical intras
Speaker: Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay, Indian Institute for Tropical Meteorology
Date and time: 21 Apr 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: The Extended Empirical Likelihood
Speaker: Fan Wu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Apr 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Henry Hickman Building 120
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: On Equivariant Triangularization of Matrix Cocycles
Speaker: Joseph Horen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 09 Apr 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: DTB A137
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Topology and Azumaya Algebras
Speaker: Ben Williams, University of British Columbia
Date and time: 03 Apr 2015, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: CLE A302
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Algebraic actions of the discrete Heisenberg group
Speaker: Doug Lind, University of Washington
Date and time: 02 Apr 2015, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: CLE A127
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Coarsely dense nets in amenable groups
Speaker: Tullia Dymarz, University of Wisconsin
Date and time: 02 Apr 2015, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Eigenvalues, Determinants, and Distribution of Rank: Towards Taussky Unification
Speaker: Shaun Fallat, University of Regina
Date and time: 01 Apr 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Cornett A225
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Linear Algebra Miniatures
Speaker: Stefan Bard, University of Victoria
Date and time: 30 Mar 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Maclaurin D105
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Extended empirical likelihood for estimating equations
Speaker: Fan Wu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 27 Mar 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: DTB A104
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: A class of piecewise rotations in finite fields and graph one-factorizations
Speaker: Peter Dukes, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Mar 2015, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: CLE A127
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: The Bulk and Boundary Interplay: A Study on Thermal Stress and Thermal Transpiration
Speaker: Alireza Mohammadzadeh, UVic Mechanical Engineering
Date and time: 24 Mar 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE D132
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Extending the Empirical Likelihood by Domain Expansion
Speaker: Min Tsao, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Mar 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: HHB 120
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Linear programming results for broadcast domination and multipacking
Speaker: Frank Yang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Mar 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D105
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Total Domination in Graphs and Transversals in Hypergraphs
Speaker: Michael A. Henning, University of Johannesburg
Date and time: 19 Mar 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Cornett A229
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: A Lasota-Yorke inequality for a class of expanding interval maps
Speaker: Seth Chart, University of Victoria
Date and time: 19 Mar 2015, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: Clearihue A127
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Vertex-Criticality and Bicriticality for Independent Domination and Total Domination in Graphs
Speaker: Michelle Edwards, University of Victoria
Date and time: 19 Mar 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: HSD A264
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: The coexistence or replacement of two subtypes of influenza
Speaker: Sarder Asaduzzaman, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Mar 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE D132
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Bayesian Alternatives to Null-Hypothesis Significance Testing: Applications in the Behavioral Sciences
Speaker: Michael E. J. Masson, Department of Psychology, UVic
Date and time: 16 Mar 2015, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: HHB 120
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Eternal Problems on Graphs
Speaker: William F. Klostermeyer, School of Computing, University of North Florida
Date and time: 16 Mar 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D105
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: The frog model on trees
Speaker: Matthew Junge, University of Washington
Date and time: 12 Mar 2015, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: Clearihue A127
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: The 4/5 Upper Bound on the Game Total Domination Number
Speaker: Michael A. Henning, University of Johannesburg
Date and time: 12 Mar 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D015
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: On computation of invariant measures in ergodic theory (Part II)
Speaker: Chris Bose, University of Victoria
Date and time: 10 Mar 2015, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location:  CLE D132
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Homomorphisms and colourings of signed graphs
Speaker: Edita Rollova, University of Western Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech. Republic
Date and time: 09 Mar 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: 
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Counting Knots
Speaker: Andrew Rechnitzer, University of British Columbia
Date and time: 05 Mar 2015, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: Cornett A120
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Finitely dependent coloring
Speaker: Alexander Holroyd, Microsoft
Date and time: 05 Mar 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Clearihue A127
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Math Mania
Date and time: 05 Mar 2015, 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Marigold Elementary School
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Introduction to Proportional-Integral-Derivative Control of Robots
Speaker: Robert Steacy, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Mar 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE D132
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Linear Algebra Miniatures
Speaker: Stefan Bard, University of Victoria
Date and time: 02 Mar 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D105
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Algorithmic Mechanisms for Privacy, Truthfulness and Social Welfare
Speaker: Sampath Kannan, University of Pennsylvania
Date and time: 26 Feb 2015, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: ECS 660
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Some new minimal homeomorphisms, why they shouldn't exist and why it's important that they do.
Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Feb 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Clearihue A127
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: On computation of invariant measures in ergodic theory.
Speaker: Chris Bose, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Feb 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE D132
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Embeddings of Configurations
Speaker: Garret Flowers, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Feb 2015, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: David Turpin Building, room A144
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Some duality theorems on graph switching
Speaker: Jing Huang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Feb 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Maclaurin D105
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Bose Bush bound revisited: elementary considerations and further prospects
Speaker: Rahul Mukherjee, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
Date and time: 19 Feb 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: COR A229 (Cornett Building)
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Gibbs measures, hard constraints and (boundary) phase transitions
Speaker: Raimundo Briceño, UBC
Date and time: 18 Feb 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Cornett A128
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Using B-splines for nonparametric inference on bivariate extreme-value copulas
Speaker:  Eric Cormier, McGill
Date and time: 16 Feb 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: HHB 120
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Optimal Transport for Particle Image Velocimetry: Real Data and Post-Processing Algorithms
Speaker: Louis-Philippe Saumier, University of Victoria
Date and time: 10 Feb 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE D132
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Block Triangularization of Matrix Cocycles
Speaker: Joseph Horan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Feb 2015, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Math Mania
Date and time: 05 Feb 2015, 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: View Royal Elementary
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Discrete Mathematics Seminar
Speaker: Stefan Bard, University of Victoria
Date and time: 02 Feb 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Maclaurin D105
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: A Minimal Subsystem of the Kari Culik Tilings
Speaker: Jason Siefken, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Jan 2015, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Exploring connections between chemistry, computer science, and graph theory
Speaker: Wendy Myrvold
Date and time: 27 Jan 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D105
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: The 70's Revolution
Speaker: Ryan Budney, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Jan 2015, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:  CLE A302
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Bost-Connes systems, Hecke algebras, and induction
Speaker: Marcelo Laca, University of Victoria
Date and time: 21 Jan 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location:  Clearihue C109
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Weak Solutions to fractional Fokker-Planck equation via splitting and Wasserstein gradient flow.
Speaker: Martial Agueh, University of Victoria
Date and time: 20 Jan 2015, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE D132
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: The Set card game and dimensional linear spaces
Speaker: Peter Dukes, University of Victoria
Date and time: 19 Jan 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D105
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: The Digits of Pi
Speaker: Reinhard Illner, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Jan 2015, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Hermann's Jazz Club
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: The Firefighter Problem: A survey of directions, results and problems
Speaker: Gary MacGillivray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 12 Jan 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Maclaurin D105
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: An Asymptotic Existence Theory on Incomplete Mutually Orthogonal Latin Squares”
Speaker: Christopher van Bommel, University of Victoria
Date and time: 08 Jan 2015, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: David Turpin Building, Room A136
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Sampling-based approximate inference for large-scale infectious disease transmission models
Speaker: Rob Deardon, University of Calgary
Date and time: 06 Jan 2015, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: DSB C124
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Gray Code Numbers of Complete Multipartite Graphs
Speaker: Stefan Bard, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Dec 2014, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: David Strong Building Room C114
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Wasserstein barycenters over Riemannian manifolds.
Speaker: Bredan Pass, University of Alberta
Date and time: 16 Dec 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: 
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: The Effect of Recycled Individuals in the Jolly-Seber Model with Tag Loss
Speaker: Emily Malcolm, University of Victoria
Date and time: 12 Dec 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: David Strong Building, Room C114
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: The Representation Theory of the Symmetric Groups
Speaker: Brittany Halverson-Duncan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 10 Dec 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Harry Hickman Building Room 120
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Early manifold theory
Speaker: Ryan Budney, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Dec 2014, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: HSD A270
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Enhanced Optimality Conditions and New Constraint Qualifications for Nonsmooth Optimization Problems
Speaker: Jin Zhang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 04 Dec 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue Building, room D130
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Universal Approximation Results for the Temporal and Recurrent Temporal Restricted Boltzmann Machines
Speaker: Simon Odense, University of Victoria
Date and time: 02 Dec 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: HHB 116
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Vlasov Equation on a Great Circle and the Laudau Damping
Speaker: Shengyi Shen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 01 Dec 2014, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Clearihue Building Room C214
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Pushing vertices in digraphs
Speaker: Joe Friesen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 27 Nov 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Maclaurin D109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Index theory for manifolds with Baas-Sullivan singularities
Speaker: Robin Deeley
Date and time: 26 Nov 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue C109
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Social Contact Processes and the Partner Model
Speaker: Eric Foxall, University of Victoria
Date and time: 25 Nov 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: HHB 116
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Dg-manifolds as derived manifolds
Speaker: David Carchedi, UBC
Date and time: 21 Nov 2014, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: HSD A270
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Wasserstein barycenters and related problems: theory, numerics and applications
Speaker: Guillaume Carlier, CEREMADE, Université Paris Dauphine, France
Date and time: 20 Nov 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DTB A136
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Locally-injective homomorphisms to tournaments
Speaker: Thomas Bellitto
Date and time: 20 Nov 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Maclaurin D109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: The Representation Theory of the Symmetric Groups
Speaker: Brittany Halverson-Duncan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 19 Nov 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue C109
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Bayesian Inference for the Stochastic Multicloud Model
Speaker: Michèle De La Chevrotière, University of Victoria
Date and time: 18 Nov 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: HHB 116
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: The Mathematics of Bats
Speaker: Cédric Villani, University of Lyon & Institut Henri Poincaré
Date and time: 14 Nov 2014, 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Location: Bob Wright Centre, room B150
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Nash equilibria for an infinite number of players and optimal transport
Speaker: Guillaume Carlier, Université Paris Dauphine
Date and time: 12 Nov 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Oriented Incidence Colouring
Speaker: Chris Duffy, University of Victoria
Date and time: 06 Nov 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Introduction to weak 2-categories with two C*-algebraic examples
Speaker: Anna Duwenig, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Nov 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue C109
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Superparameterized Climate Forecast System (SP-CFS) for Improved Simulation of Indian Summer Monsoon : And Beyond
Speaker: Bidyut Bikash Goswami, University of Victoria
Date and time: 04 Nov 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: HHB 116
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Homomorphisms of (m, 0)-mixed graphs with and without switching
Speaker: Gary MacGillivray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 30 Oct 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Maclaurin D109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Classification of the C*-algebras of minimal diffeomorphisms on odd dimensional spheres
Speaker: Karen Strung
Date and time: 29 Oct 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue C109
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Modeling the angular error in a mirror's position, due to flexible drive.
Speaker: Robert Steacy, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Oct 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: HHB 116
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Pushing vertices in multipartite tournaments
Speaker: Joe Friesen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Oct 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Maclaurin A-109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: An Introduction to Cuntz-Pimsner Algebras and their Application to Substitution Tilings (Part 2/2)
Speaker: Peter Williamson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Oct 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue C109
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Model reduction in kinetic theory by order of magnitude of moments
Speaker: Henning Struchtrup,  Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria
Date and time: 21 Oct 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: HHB 116
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: The tight groupoid of an inverse semigroup
Speaker: Ruy Exel, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Date and time: 15 Oct 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue C109
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Workshop on Kinetic Theory and Related Topics
Dates: 14 Nov  to  15 Nov 2014
Location: The University of Victoria
Event type: PIMS lectures
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