# Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: Turan-type problems for point-line incidences

Speaker: Andrew Suk, UCSD

Date and time:
08 Jun 2021,
3:00pm -
4:00pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Crossing rectangles in random planar graphs

Speaker: Tingzhou Yu, University of Victoria

Date and time:
01 Jun 2021,
3:00pm -
4:00pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: Let's Talk Science - Math and Statistics

Speaker: David Goluskin, University of Victoria

Date and time:
05 May 2021,
11:00am -
12:00pm

Location: via Zoom - registration required

Event type: Education and outreach

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Title: Let's Talk Science - Math and Statistics

Speaker: Laura Cowen, University of Victoria

Date and time:
03 May 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom - registration required

Event type: Education and outreach

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Title: Multi-SNP prediction model for lung function decline

Speaker: Songwan Joun, University of Victoria

Date and time:
16 Apr 2021,
11:00am -
12:00pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Graduate dissertations

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Title: Minimax D-optimal Designs for Regression Models with Heteroscedastic Errors

Speaker: Kai Yzenbrandt, University of Victoria

Date and time:
14 Apr 2021,
1:30pm -
2:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Graduate dissertations

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Title: Within-host Dynamics of HIV/AIDS

Speaker: Xinqi Xie, University of Victoria

Date and time:
13 Apr 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Graduate dissertations

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Title: Mostly expanding slow fast partially hyperbolic systems

Speaker: Jacopo de Simoi, University of Toronto

Date and time:
12 Apr 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: A complete existence theory for signed graph designs

Speaker: Coen del Valle, University of Victoria

Date and time:
08 Apr 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: COR A121 and Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Masur's Criterion for C*-algebras (Part 2 of 2)

Speaker: Jeremy Hume, UVic

Date and time:
07 Apr 2021,
3:30pm -
4:45pm

Location: COR A121 and Zoom

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Grothendieck L_p problem for Gaussian matrices

Speaker: Wei-Kuo Chen, U. Minnesota

Date and time:
07 Apr 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: PIMS 25th Anniversary Colloquium - The Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything

Speaker: John Baez, University of California, Riverside

Date and time:
07 Apr 2021,
1:30pm -
2:30pm

Location: via Zoom - Registration required

Event type: PIMS lectures

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Title: The strong clique number of a graph with forbidden cycles

Speaker: Boram Park, Ajou University

Date and time:
01 Apr 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: COR A121 and Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Masur's Criterion for C*-algebras(Part 1 of 2)

Speaker: Jeremy Hume, University of Victoria

Date and time:
31 Mar 2021,
3:30pm -
4:45pm

Location: COR A121 and Zoom

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: A motif in the regulation of plant metabolism and piecewise-linear approximation of biochemical networks

Speaker: Rod Edwards, University of Victoria

Date and time:
31 Mar 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: The Mathematical Sciences in Medieval Islam: Continuity, Change, Contrast

Speaker: Glen Van Brummelen, TWU

Date and time:
30 Mar 2021,
3:30pm -
4:30pm

Location: via Zoom - Registration required

Event type: Colloquia

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Title: Nonlinear Thermodynamic Formalism

Speaker: Tamara Kucherenko, (CUNY)

Date and time:
29 Mar 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: Exploring the History of Mathematics in India

Speaker: Clemency Montelle, Canterbury

Date and time:
25 Mar 2021,
3:30pm -
4:30pm

Location: via Zoom - Registration required

Event type: Colloquia

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Title: Quasirandom Latin squares

Speaker: Jacob Cooper, Masaryk University

Date and time:
25 Mar 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: COR A121 and Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: A quotient space construction with Bratteli diagrams

Speaker: Mitch Haslehurst, University of Victoria

Date and time:
24 Mar 2021,
3:30pm -
4:45pm

Location: COR A121 and Zoom

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Extreme eigenvalues of adjacency matrices of random $d$-regular graphs

Speaker: Jiaoyang Huang, CIMS, NYU

Date and time:
24 Mar 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: Subsystem entropies of SFTs and sofic shifts on countable amenable groups

Speaker: Kevin McGoff, UNC Charlotte

Date and time:
22 Mar 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: So where exactly did algebra come from? Hint: they didn't tell you the truth.

Speaker: Piers Bursill-Hall, Cambridge

Date and time:
18 Mar 2021,
1:00pm -
2:00pm

Location: via Zoom - Registration required

Event type: Colloquia

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Title: Some results on eternal domination

Speaker: Virgelot Virgile, University of Victoria

Date and time:
18 Mar 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Dilation theory for right LCM semigroup dynamical systems

Speaker: Boyu Li, UVic

Date and time:
17 Mar 2021,
3:30pm -
4:45pm

Location: COR A121 and Zoom

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Finite-time Singularity in the Euler equation

Speaker: Tarek El-Gindi , Duke University

Date and time:
17 Mar 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: Effective equidistribution of horocycle orbits

Speaker: Jacqueline Warren, UCSD

Date and time:
15 Mar 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: PIMS 25th Anniversary Colloquium - From hopping particles to Macdonald and Schubert polynomials

Speaker: Lauren Williams, Harvard University

Date and time:
11 Mar 2021,
1:30pm -
2:30pm

Location: via Zoom - Registration required

Event type: PIMS lectures

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Title: Size-Ramsey numbers of powers of hypergraph trees and long subdivisions

Speaker: Liana Yepremyan, University of Illinois Chicago and London School of Economics

Date and time:
11 Mar 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: C*-algebras generated by isometries: 60 years and counting (Part 2 of 2)

Speaker: Marcelo Laca, University of Victoria

Date and time:
10 Mar 2021,
3:30pm -
4:45pm

Location: COR A121 and Zoom

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Universality in Random Growth Processes

Speaker: Sourav Sarkar, Toronto

Date and time:
08 Mar 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: Mathematics, Colonization and Empire: some examples from History

Speaker: Tom Archibald, Simon Fraser University

Date and time:
04 Mar 2021,
3:30pm -
4:30pm

Location: via Zoom - Registration required

Event type: Colloquia

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Title: Local Area Random Graphs

Speaker: Anthony Quas, University of Victoria

Date and time:
04 Mar 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: C*-algebras generated by isometries: 60 years and counting

Speaker: Marcelo Laca, University of Victoria

Date and time:
03 Mar 2021,
3:30pm -
4:30pm

Location: COR A121 and Zoom

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: The Muskat equation is well-posed on the critical Sobolev space

Speaker: Thomas Alazard, U. Paris Saclay and U. of Berkeley Chancellor's Professor

Date and time:
03 Mar 2021,
1:00pm -
2:00pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: Mapping class group of low complexity subshifts

Speaker: Kitty Yang, Memphis

Date and time:
01 Mar 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location:

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: PIMS Seminar - Surrounding Cops and Robber

Speaker: Nancy Clarke, Acadia University

Date and time:
25 Feb 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: De Giorgi Method for Non-cutoff Boltzmann Equation

Speaker: Weiran Sun, Simon Fraser University

Date and time:
24 Feb 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: The Central Limit Theorem for Typical Cocycles

Speaker: Mark Piraino, Northwestern

Date and time:
22 Feb 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: Calculus on Weighted Manifolds (part 2 of 2)

Speaker: Dan Hudson, University of Toronto

Date and time:
17 Feb 2021,
3:30pm -
4:45pm

Location: COR A121 and Zoom

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: PIMS 25th Anniversary Colloquium - New lower bounds for van der Waerden numbers

Speaker: Ben Green, Oxford University

Date and time:
11 Feb 2021,
1:30pm -
2:30pm

Location: via Zoom - Registration required

Event type: PIMS lectures

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Title: PIMS Seminar - Graph Density Inequalities, Sums of Squares and Tropicalization

Speaker: Annie Raymond, University of Massachusetts

Date and time:
11 Feb 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Inverted finite elements: a non troncature method for solving PDEs in unbounded domain

Speaker: T. Boulmezouad, Versailles-France and UVic

Date and time:
10 Feb 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: Birthday Paradox, Monochromatic Subgraphs, and Applications in Statistical Inference

Speaker: Bhaswar Bhattacharya, U. Penn

Date and time:
08 Feb 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: A Snapshot of Early 20th Century Women Mathematicians

Speaker: Kieka Mynhardt, University of Victoria

Date and time:
04 Feb 2021,
3:30pm -
4:30pm

Location: via Zoom - Registration required

Event type: Colloquia

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Title: PIMS Seminar - An improvement on Łuczak's connected matchings method

Speaker: Shoham Letzter, University College London

Date and time:
04 Feb 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Calculus on Weighted Manifolds (part 1 of 2)

Speaker: Dan Hudson, University of Toronto

Date and time:
03 Feb 2021,
3:30pm -
4:45pm

Location: COR A121 and Zoom

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Self-similar blow-up profiles for slightly supercritical nonlinear Schrödinger equations

Speaker: Yakine Bahri, University of Victoria

Date and time:
03 Feb 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via zoom

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: Single cell approaches to disentangling the cancer-immune interface in human tumors

Speaker: Phineas Hamilton, BC Cancer Research

Date and time:
02 Feb 2021,
1:30pm -
2:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Statistics seminar

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Title: Dynamical generalizations of the Prime Number Theorem and disjointness of additive and multiplicative actions

Speaker: Florian Richter, Northwestern University

Date and time:
01 Feb 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: PIMS Seminar - Finding Homeomorphs

Speaker: Bhargav Narayanan, Rutgers University

Date and time:
28 Jan 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: ECS 125 and Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Inverted finite elements: a non troncature method for solving PDEs in unbounded domain

Speaker: Tahar Z. Boulmezaoud, Versailles-France and UVic

Date and time:
27 Jan 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: POSTPONED TO A DATE TBA

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: Ubiquity of entropies of intermediate factors

Speaker: Ronnie Pavlov, University of Denver

Date and time:
25 Jan 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: PIMS 25th Anniversary Colloquim: Ingrid Daubechies

Speaker: Ingrid Daubechies, Duke University

Date and time:
21 Jan 2021,
1:30pm -
2:30pm

Location: CANCELLED

Event type: PIMS lectures

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Title: Reconstructing trees from small cards

Speaker: Tom Johnston, Oxford

Date and time:
21 Jan 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Bratteli diagrams and translation surfaces (part 2 of 2)

Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria

Date and time:
20 Jan 2021,
3:30pm -
4:45pm

Location: Cornett A121

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Weighted Sobolev spaces and Fourier transform: a unified approach and some surprises.

Speaker: Tahar Z. Boulmezaoud, Versailles-France and UVic

Date and time:
20 Jan 2021,
2:30pm -
3:20pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: PIMS Seminar - The Erdos-Hajnal conjecture for the five-cycle

Speaker: Sophie Spirkl, Waterloo

Date and time:
14 Jan 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Solvability of some integro-differential equations with anomalous diffusion in higher dimensions

Speaker: Vitali Vougalter, University of Toronto

Date and time:
13 Jan 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Applied math seminar

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Title: Random spanning forests and hyperbolic symmetry

Speaker: Tyler Helmuth, Durham, UK

Date and time:
11 Jan 2021,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Dynamics seminar

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Title: Rank Characteristic Sequences: An inverse problem for matrices inspired by the work of Pauline and others

Speaker: Shaun Fallat, University of Victoria

Date and time:
07 Jan 2021,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Étale equivalence relations and C*-algebras for iterated function systems

Speaker: Emily Korfanty, University of Victoria

Date and time:
14 Dec 2020,
2:00pm -
3:00pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Graduate dissertations

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Title: Ramp Function Approximations of Michaelis-Menten Functions in Biochemical Dynamical Systems

Speaker: Skye Dore-Hall, University of Victoria

Date and time:
14 Dec 2020,
10:00am -
11:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Graduate dissertations

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Title: The Hot, Magnetized, Relativistic Vlasov Maxwell System

Speaker: Dayton Preissl, University of Victoria

Date and time:
11 Dec 2020,
9:00am -
10:00am

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Graduate dissertations

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Title: Generating function approach for the effective degree SIR Model

Speaker: Kurtis Manke, University of Victoria

Date and time:
10 Dec 2020,
2:00pm -
3:00pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Graduate dissertations

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Title: Asymmetric Ramsey properties of random graphs for cliques and cycles

Speaker: Leticia Mattos, IMPA

Date and time:
03 Dec 2020,
10:15am -
11:15am

Location: ECS 125 and Zoom

Event type: Discrete math seminar

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Title: Étale equivalence relations and C*-algebras for iterated function systems (Part 2 of 2)

Speaker: Emily Korfanty, University of Victoria

Date and time:
02 Dec 2020,
3:30pm -
4:50pm

Location: ECS 125 and Zoom

Event type: Operator theory seminar

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Title: Ramp Function Approximations of Michaelis-Menten Functions in a Model of Plant Metabolism

Speaker: Skye Dore-Hall, University of Victoria

Date and time:
02 Dec 2020,
2:30pm -
3:30pm

Location: via Zoom

Event type: Applied math seminar

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