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Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: Turaev Reconstruction Theorem part 2
Speaker: Sam Churchill, University of Victoria
Date and time: 11 Apr 2014, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Modern Nonsmooth Analysis and its Applications in Electrical Engineering
Speaker: Samir Adly , Universite de Limoges, France
Date and time: 03 Apr 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DTB A144
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Z^2 skew products
Speaker: Chris Hoffman, Washington
Date and time: 02 Apr 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue A303
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Stochastic interacting system for Monge-Kantorovich optimal mass transport problem
Speaker: Noureddine Igbida, Universite de Limoges, France
Date and time: 01 Apr 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C112
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: A Small Aperiodic Set of Planar Tiles
Speaker: Zach Solheim, University of Victoria
Date and time: 31 Mar 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D-109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Four Cycle Free Graphs and Entropy Minimality.
Speaker: Nishant Chandgotia, UBC
Date and time: 26 Mar 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue A303
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Mesoscale dynamics: A comparison of the hydrostatic and non-hydrostatic models and stability analysis of the governing equations
Speaker: Muhammad Awais, University of Victoria
Date and time: 25 Mar 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D283
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Big Data Big Bias Small Surprise
Speaker: S. Ejaz Ahmed, Brock University
Date and time: 24 Mar 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE C113
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Edgeless graphs are the only universal fixers
Speaker: Kieka Mynhardt, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Mar 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Turaev Reconstruction Theorem
Speaker: Sam Churchill, University of Victoria
Date and time: 21 Mar 2014, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Numerical Experiments on the Modulus of Continuity of Matrix Functions
Speaker: Terry Loring, New Mexico
Date and time: 19 Mar 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue A303
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Oriented colourings of bounded degree graphs, and simple colourings of oriented planar graphs
Speaker: Chris Duffy, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Mar 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Optimal Transport-based Model and Algorithms for Particle Image Velocimetry
Speaker: Louis-Philippe Saumier Demers, University of Victoria
Date and time: 11 Mar 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C112
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Performance of Online Vector Bin Packing Algorithms
Speaker: Bruce Shepherd, McGill University
Date and time: 10 Mar 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin Building, room D109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: TBA
Speaker: Robin Koytcheff, Ryan Budney
Date and time: 07 Mar 2014, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: One-dimensional solenoids
Speaker: Sarah Saeidi Gholikandi, Tehran, UVic
Date and time: 05 Mar 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A303
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Zero-inflated Models in Practice
Speaker: Laurie Ainsworth, SFU
Date and time: 05 Mar 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE C113
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: 20th Coast Combinatorics Conference
Dates: 01 Mar  to  02 Mar 2014
Location: University of Victoria
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Modeling SIS disease dynamics on random contact networks
Speaker: Junling Ma, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Feb 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D283
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Some algebraic dynamical systems and Markov partitions for them
Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Feb 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A303
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: The undecidability of the domino problem
Speaker: Zach Solheim, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Feb 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Maclaurin D109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Topology Seminar
Speaker: Ryan Budney, University of Victoria
Date and time: 21 Feb 2014, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: The projection median and its connection to multivariate ranks, medians and depth-weighted averages
Speaker: Alexandre Leblanc, University of Manitoba
Date and time: 17 Feb 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE C113
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Analysis and control of biological invasions over lake networks
Speaker: Mark Lewis, University of Alberta
Date and time: 06 Feb 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Cornett B 145
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Teaching Presentation and Discussion
Speaker: Mia Minnes, University of California, San Diego
Date and time: 04 Feb 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C112
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Heat Flow and Brownian Motion on NxN Matrix Lie Groups, and the Large-N Limit
Speaker: Todd Kemp, UCSD
Date and time: 03 Feb 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue A316
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Embedding configurations
Speaker: Garret Flowers, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Feb 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Teaching Presentation and Discussion
Speaker: Jane Butterfield, University of Minnesota
Date and time: 31 Jan 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C112
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: New results for the two-stage contact process
Speaker: Eric Foxall, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Jan 2014, 3:30pm - NaN:pm
Location: CLE A303
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Asymptotic of global solutions of the Navier-Stokes-Maxwell system
Speaker: Slim Ibrahim, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Jan 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D 114
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Teaching Presentation and Discussion
Speaker: Steven Pon, University of Connecticut
Date and time: 28 Jan 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C112
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Tilings
Speaker: Zach Solheim, University of Victoria
Date and time: 27 Jan 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Maclaurin D109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: A coarse-grained stochastic multi-type particle interacting model for tropical convection: nearest neighbour interactions
Speaker: Boaulem Khouider, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Jan 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A30
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Colourings of edge-coloured graphs and the vertex switching operation
Speaker: Gary MacGillivray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 20 Jan 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin Building room D109.
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Methodology for analyzing at-sea dive behaviour of northern fur seals in the Bering Sea.
Speaker: Ruth Joy, SFU
Date and time: 13 Jan 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: CLE C113
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: A three-factor product construction for mutually orthogonal Latin squares
Speaker: Peter Dukes, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Jan 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: MacLaurin D109
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: The Envelope of a Matrix
Speaker: Michael Tsatsomeros, Washington State University
Date and time: 09 Jan 2014, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Room 116, Hickman Building
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Scattering theory and non-commutative geometry
Speaker: Alan Carey, Australian National University
Date and time: 04 Dec 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLED131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: The Pitman Estimator of the Cauchy Location and Scale Parameters
Speaker: Gabriela Cohen Freue, University of British Columbia
Date and time: 02 Dec 2013, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C130
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Are Climate Extremes Changing?
Speaker: Francis Zwiers, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
Date and time: 28 Nov 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Hickman Building Room 110
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Pairwise Balanced Designs of Dimension Three
Speaker: Joanna Niezen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Nov 2013, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: David Strong Building, Room C114
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Combinatorial Optimization and Multipackings: A First Date (That Could Have Gone Better)
Speaker: Laura Teshima, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Nov 2013, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue A-118
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Global solutions to kinetic models of granular media
Speaker: Martial Agueh, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Nov 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A311
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Estimating Geodesic Barycenters
Speaker: Bernie C. Till, UVic
Date and time: 25 Nov 2013, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C130
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: n-th Annual Combinatorial Potlatch
Date and time: 23 Nov 2013, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Location: Clearihue A127
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Math Mania
Date and time: 21 Nov 2013, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: James Bay Community School
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: A new approach to estimation of high quantiles and probabilities of extreme events
Speaker: Cees de Valk, BMT ARGOSS, Netherlands
Date and time: 20 Nov 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: HHB120
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Equilibrium states on graph algebras
Speaker: Iain Raeburn, University of Otago
Date and time: 20 Nov 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLED131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Workshop for the Canadian Association for Girls In Science (CAGIS)
Date and time: 19 Nov 2013, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: UVic
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Evolution Social Behaviours in Heterogeneous Populations
Speaker: Wes Maciejewski, Department of Mathematics, UBC
Date and time: 19 Nov 2013, 2:00pm - NaN:pm
Location: DSB C124
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Imprinting Test for Disease-Associated SNPs Under Mixture Model
Speaker: Jiahua Chen, University of British Columbia
Date and time: 18 Nov 2013, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C130
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Block colorings and resolvable designs
Speaker: Esther R. Lamken, California Institute of Technology
Date and time: 14 Nov 2013, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Cle A-118
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Manickam-Miklós-Singhi conjecture
Speaker: Christopher van Bommell, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Nov 2013, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue A-118
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Spectral Flow in Semifinite von Neumann Algebras
Speaker: Magdalena Georgescu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Nov 2013, 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: University Centre, room A207a
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Dimensional Analysis and Its Applications in Statistics
Speaker: PIMS Distinguished Speaker: Dennis K.J. Lin, Pennsylvannia State University
Date and time: 31 Oct 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Hickman Building Room 110
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Smoothing SQP methods for solving nonsmooth and nonconvex constrained optimization problems
Speaker: Dr. Jane Ye, University of Victoria
Date and time: 31 Oct 2013, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DTB A144
Event type: COCANA seminar
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Title: Relationships between the class of unit grid intersection graphs and other classes of bipartite graphs
Speaker: Jan Gorzny, University of Victoria
Date and time: 31 Oct 2013, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Cle A-118
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Homeomorphisms between aperiodic tiling spaces
Speaker: Antoine Julien, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Date and time: 30 Oct 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLED131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Harnessing Math to Understand Tipping Points with Applications to Climate and Biology
Speaker: PIMS Distinguished Speaker: Mary Lou Zeeman, Bowdoin College
Date and time: 24 Oct 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Hickman Building Room 110
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: A note on the Manickam-Miklós-Singhi conjecture
Speaker: Christopher van Bommell, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Oct 2013, 10:00am - 11:00am
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Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Examples of correspondences from representation theory
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Oct 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE D131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Mathematics and Decision Support
Speaker: Mary Lou Zeeman, Bowdoin College
Date and time: 22 Oct 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A311
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Douglas-Rachford Feasibility Methods For Matrix Completion Problems
Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Borwein, University of Newcastle
Date and time: 22 Oct 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: DTB A144
Event type: COCANA seminar
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Title: Linking mind, brain, and behavior: Using Hierarchical Bayesian parameter estimation in a model-based fMRI study of decision maki
Speaker: Adam Krawitz, Department of Psychology, UVic
Date and time: 21 Oct 2013, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C130
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: A Unified View of Graph Searching
Speaker: Jan Gorzny, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Oct 2013, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Cle A118
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Examples of correspondences from representation theory
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 16 Oct 2013, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLED131
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: A Proof of the Manickam-Miklos-Singhi Conjecture for Vector Spaces
Speaker: Ameera Chowdhury
Date and time: 21 Nov 2013, NaN:pm - NaN:pm
Location: Clearihue A-118
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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