Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: ROC Curve and Generalized Linear Mixed Models Analysis of Environmental DNA
Speaker: Xiaozhi Chen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 18 Aug 2017, 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: DSB C108
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: A Pipeline for Differential Expression Analysis of RNA-seq Data and The Effect of Filter Cutoff on Performance
Speaker: Bonnie-Jean Robert, University of Victoria
Date and time: 15 Aug 2017, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: HSD A250
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Analysis of Volatility Models for Financial Time Series
Speaker: Yi Shen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 15 Aug 2017, 10:00am - 12:50pm
Location: HSD A270
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Analysis of Semi-parametric Mixture Models using binary-based NBA and HDP data
Speaker: Chanfan Zheng, University of Victoria
Date and time: 15 Aug 2017, 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: HSD A250
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: On Ridge Regression and Lasso
Speaker: Hassan Al Nasser, University of Victoria
Date and time: 02 Aug 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: David Turpin Building Room A136
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Transformation of Gibbs measures on shifts of finite type
Speaker: Soonjo Hong, National Institute for Mathematical Sciences, South Korea
Date and time: 27 Jul 2017, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: DSB C108
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Coping with under-reported data using INAR-hidden Markov chains
Speaker: Amanda Fernández, Departament de Matemàtiques, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
Date and time: 13 Jul 2017, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Central Configurations of the Curved N-Body Problem
Speaker: Shuqiang Zhu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 11 Jul 2017, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: David Turpin Building
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Minimizing Control Variation in Nonlinear Optimal Control
Speaker: Kok Lay Teo, John Curtin Distinguished Professor, Curtin University
Date and time: 26 Jun 2017, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Theory and Algorithms for Finding Optimal Regression Design
Speaker: Yue Yin, University of Victoria
Date and time: 20 Jun 2017, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: David Turpin Building A136
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Existence of two phase quadrature domains and surfaces
Speaker: Prof. Jyotshana V. Prajapat, Department Head, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Mumbai
Date and time: 08 Jun 2017, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Nature-Inspired Meta-heuristic Algorithms for Generating Optimal Experimental Designs with Biomedical Applications
Speaker: Professor Weng Kee Wong, Department of Biostatistics, University of California at Los Angeles
Date and time: 25 May 2017, 10:30am - 11:20am
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: On the Wasserstein minimizing movement of the total variatio
Speaker: Guillaume Carlier, University of Paris-Dauphine
Date and time: 19 Apr 2017, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: David Strong Building C126
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Constructing n_3 Configurations
Speaker: William Kocay, University of Manitoba
Date and time: 19 Apr 2017, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: Maclaurin D 101
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Configuration space integrals and integer-valued cohomology classes in spaces of knots and links
Speaker: Robin Koytcheff , U.Mass Amherst and soon U.Louisiana-Lafayette
Date and time: 07 Apr 2017, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: BEC 363
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Cosimplicial models for manifold calculus
Speaker: Pascal Lambrechts, Louvain la neuve
Date and time: 07 Apr 2017, 12:30pm - 1:20pm
Location: BEC 363
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Spaces of long embeddings and mapping spaces of the little discs operads
Speaker: Victor Turchin, Kansas State
Date and time: 07 Apr 2017, 10:00am - 10:50am
Location: BEC 363
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Classification of very good homogeneous functors
Speaker: Arnaud Songhafouo, University of Regina
Date and time: 06 Apr 2017, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: BEC 363
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: An Algebraic Generalized Blakers-Massey Theorem
Speaker: Don Stanley, University of Regina
Date and time: 06 Apr 2017, 11:00am - 11:50am
Location: BEC 363
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: Analysis by Simulation and Graphics – some examples
Speaker: Larry Weldon, Simon Fraser University
Date and time: 30 Mar 2017, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: Clearihue Building, A316
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Automorphisms of Steiner Triple Systems
Speaker: Alexander Rosa, McMaster University
Date and time: 30 Mar 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: CLE C113
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Lansdowne Lecture - Ringel's Decomposition Problem and Graph Labellings
Speaker: Alexander Rosa, McMaster University
Date and time: 29 Mar 2017, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: David Strong Building, Room C103
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Title: KMS states on C*-algebras of quasi-lattice ordered monoids
Speaker: Chris Bruce, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Mar 2017, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: Hickman building Room 116
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Computing optimal regression designs via convex optimization
Speaker: Julie Zhou, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Mar 2017, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: Clearihue Building, A316
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Cops and robber on infinite graphs
Speaker: Mackenzie Wheeler, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Mar 2017, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Clearihue C113
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Statistics of hyperbolic groups and noncommutative geometry (Part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Mar 2017, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: Hickman building Room 116
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: The mapping class group of a shift of finite type
Speaker: Mike Boyle, Seattle
Date and time: 21 Mar 2017, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: Cornett A229
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Exact geometric approach to the discretization of fluid-structure interactions and the dynamics of tubes conveying fluid
Speaker: Vakhtang Putkaradze, University of Alberta
Date and time: 17 Mar 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: DSB C108
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Data Driven Nonparametric Inference for Bivariate Extreme-Value Copulas
Speaker: Eric Cormier, University of Victoria
Date and time: 16 Mar 2017, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Clearihue Building A316
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Tight t-Designs
Speaker: Joey Niezen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 16 Mar 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C113
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Statistics of hyperbolic groups and noncommutative geometry (Part 1 of 2)
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 15 Mar 2017, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: Hickman building Room 116
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Copula modelling
Speaker: Eric Cormier, University of Victoria
Date and time: 09 Mar 2017, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Clearihue Building, A316
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Discrete math seminar
Speaker: Gary MacGillivray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 09 Mar 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C113
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Fra\”iss\’e limits, automorphism groups, and Ramsey properties. Part 2
Speaker: Chris Eagle, University of Victoria
Date and time: 08 Mar 2017, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: Hickman building Room 116
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Modeling and numerical simulations of two-phase flow in karstic geometry
Speaker: Daozhi Han, Indiana University Bloomington
Date and time: 08 Mar 2017, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: Harry Hickman Building 110
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Math Mania at Roger Elementary
Date and time: 07 Mar 2017, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: 765 Rogers Avenue
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Revisiting Fraser’s Triangles as the Basis for Estimating Tree Density, Spatial Distribution, and Stocking
Speaker: Peter Ott, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Date and time: 02 Mar 2017, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: Clearihue A316
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Fun Problems for Planar Graphs
Speaker: Wendy Myrvold, Computer Science, University of Victoria
Date and time: 02 Mar 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue C113
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Participant-focused Research for Genetics and Drug Discovery
Speaker: Robert Gentleman, 23andMe
Date and time: 01 Mar 2017, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Hickman Building, room 105
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Extended Empirical Likelihood
Speaker: Fan Wu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Feb 2017, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: Clearihue Building, A316
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Designs
Speaker: Joey Niezen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Feb 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Cle C113
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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