Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: TBA
Speaker: Malabika Pramanik, University of British Columbia
Date and time: 07 Apr 2022, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: TBA
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: TBA
Speaker: Paul Gustafson, University of Pennsylvania
Date: 03 Mar 2022
Location: TBA
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Complexity of Frugal Homomorphisms
Speaker: Stefan Bard, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Dec 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Splitting Factor Maps into s- and u-bijective Maps
Speaker: Dina Buric, University of Victoria
Date and time: 01 Dec 2021, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Moments of the two-dimensional stochastic heat equation
Speaker: Yu-Ting Chen, University of Victoria
Date and time: 30 Nov 2021, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: COR A120
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Extensions of the cycle matroid of a complete graph
Speaker: Shayla Redlin, Waterloo
Date and time: 25 Nov 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Universal Toeplitz Algebras and Their Boundary Quotients (part 2)
Speaker: Marcelo Laca, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Nov 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D110
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Statistical Network Models for Integrating Functional Connectivity with sMRI and PET Brain Imaging Data
Speaker: James Wilson, University of Pittsburgh
Date and time: 24 Nov 2021, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Studying dynamics using variational methods and polynomial optimization
Speaker: David Goluskin, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Nov 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Cornett A120
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Cascadia Combinatorial Feast
Date and time: 20 Nov 2021, 10:30am - 4:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: The slice rank polynomial method and applications (Lecture 3)
Speaker: Lisa Sauermann, MIT
Date and time: 19 Nov 2021, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location: In a classroom TBA and Zoom
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Title: Z_2 Harmonic Spinors in Gauge Theory
Speaker: Rafe Mazzeo, Stanford University
Date and time: 18 Nov 2021, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Universal Toeplitz Algebras and Their Boundary Quotients
Speaker: Marcelo Laca, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Nov 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MACD110
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: The effect of harvesting adults on the evolution of reproduction age via density dependent juvenile mortality
Speaker: Junling Ma, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Nov 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: DSB C108
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Solving clustering problems via new swarm intelligent algorithms
Speaker: Professor Mohamed Tawhid and his student Vardan Narula, Thompson Rivers University.
Date and time: 17 Nov 2021, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: The slice rank polynomial method and applications (Lecture 2)
Speaker: Lisa Sauermann, MIT
Date and time: 17 Nov 2021, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location: In a classroom TBA and Zoom
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Title: The slice rank polynomial method and applications (Lecture 1)
Speaker: Lisa Sauermann, MIT
Date and time: 16 Nov 2021, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location: In a classroom TBA and Zoom
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Title:  Accuratel​y and Efficiently Modeling Turbulent Flows: Theoretical and Computational Investigations into Data Assimilation
Speaker: Elizabeth Carlson, UVic
Date and time: 09 Nov 2021, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: Cornett A120
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Short induced cycles in planar graphs
Speaker: Michael Savery, Oxford University
Date and time: 04 Nov 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue A325 and Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Equilibrium states in classical and quantum statistical mechanics (part 2)
Speaker: Lucas Affonso, University of Sao Paulo
Date and time: 03 Nov 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D110
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: A Zero-State Coupled Markov Switching Poisson Model for Spatio-temporal Infectious Disease Counts
Speaker: Alex Schmidt , McGill University
Date and time: 03 Nov 2021, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Equivariant knot signatures
Speaker: Keegan Boyle, University of British Columbia
Date and time: 29 Oct 2021, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Clearihue B215
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Model Theory and Complexity
Speaker: Maryanthe Malliaris, University of Chicago
Date and time: 28 Oct 2021, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom - registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Equivariantly slicing symmetric knots
Speaker: Ahmad Issa, University of British Columbia
Date and time: 28 Oct 2021, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Clearihue C316
Event type: Topology seminar
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Title: 3-Neighbor Bootstrap Percolation in Three Dimensions
Speaker: Abel Romer, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Oct 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue A325
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Equilibrium states in classical and quantum statistical mechanics
Speaker: Lucas Affonso, University of Sao Paulo
Date and time: 27 Oct 2021, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: MACD110
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Two-stage enrichment clinical trial design with adjustment for misclassification in predictive biomarkers
Speaker: Yong Lin, Rutgers University
Date and time: 27 Oct 2021, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: PIMS Probability Seminar - Phases for activated random walk and the stochastic sandpile
Speaker: Jacob Richey, University of British Columbia
Date and time: 26 Oct 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Cor A120
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: PIMS Visiting Scientist Lecture - Phases for activated random walk and the stochastic sandpile
Speaker: Jacob Richey, University of British Columbia
Date and time: 26 Oct 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Cor A120
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Domination in Graphs with Minimum Degree Two
Speaker: Aaron Slobodin, University of Victoria
Date and time: 21 Oct 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue A325
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: A Multistate Extension of the Jolly Seber Model: Combining Adult Mark-recapture data with Juvenile data
Speaker: Brittany Halverson-Duncan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 21 Oct 2021, 9:00am - 10:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Some examples of factor groupoids (part 2)
Speaker: Mitch Haslehurst., University of Victoria
Date and time: 20 Oct 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MACD110
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Modeling inviscid fluids
Speaker: Christophe Lacave, Institut Fourier, U. de Grenoble, France
Date and time: 20 Oct 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: PIMS Probability Seminar: Height bounds for random trees
Speaker: Louigi Addario-Berry, McGill University
Date and time: 19 Oct 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Cor A120
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: PIMS-UVIc Distinguished Lecture: The connection between RDEs and PDEs
Speaker: Louigi Addario-Berry, McGill University
Date and time: 14 Oct 2021, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: An Invitation to Analytic Combinatorics
Speaker: Steve Melczer, University of Waterloo
Date and time: 14 Oct 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Clearihue A325 and Zoom
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Some examples of factor groupoids
Speaker: Mitch Haslehurst., University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Oct 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MACD110
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Large-amplitude steady solitary water waves with constant vorticity
Speaker: Susanna Haziot,, ICERM and Brown University
Date and time: 13 Oct 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Variational Autoencoders: an introduction to new applications and a new regularization approach
Speaker: Cedric Beaulac, SFU and UVic
Date and time: 13 Oct 2021, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Uniform Even Subgraphs and Graphical Representations of Ising as a Factor of I.I.D.
Speaker: Gourab Ray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 12 Oct 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Cor A120
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Fractional decompositions and Latin squares
Speaker: Peter Dukes, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Oct 2021, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Cle A325
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: A tale of two generic homeomorphisms
Speaker: Chris Eagle, University of Victoria
Date and time: 06 Oct 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D110
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: The water wave pressure problem
Speaker: Bernard Deconick, University of Washington
Date and time: 06 Oct 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Optimal Study Design for Reducing Variances of Coefficient Estimators in Change-Point Models
Speaker: Li Xing, University of Saskatchewan
Date and time: 06 Oct 2021, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: UVic Math Competition
Date and time: 05 Oct 2021, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: PIMS Probability Seminar Series: Scaling limit of the discrete Coulomb gas
Speaker: Avelio Sepúlveda Donoso, Universidad de Chile
Date and time: 05 Oct 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Spectral triples and flows II
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Sep 2021, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: MAC D110
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Asymptotic stability of kinks in 1D nonlinear scalar field theories
Speaker: Jonas Luhrmann, U. Texas A&M, USA
Date and time: 29 Sep 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Minimax optimal regression designs for models with heteroscedastic errors
Speaker: Julie Zhou, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Sep 2021, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: PIMS PDF Seminar - Using Observations to Accurately and Efficiently Model Turbulent Flows
Speaker: Elizabeth Carlson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Sep 2021, 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: via Zoom - registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Conditional Non-Lattice Integration, Pricing and Superhedging
Speaker: Sebastian Ferrando, Ryerson University
Date and time: 28 Sep 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Cornett A120
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: PIMS Network Wide Colloquium: Isomorphic reverse isoperimetry and Lipschitz extension
Speaker: Assaf Naor, Princeton
Date and time: 23 Sep 2021, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom - registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Broadcast domination and multipacking: bounds and the integrality gap
Speaker: Aaron Slobodin, University of Victoria
Date and time: 23 Sep 2021, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: CLE A325
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title:  Spectral triples and flows
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Sep 2021, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: MacLaurin D111
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: A reproducing kernel Hilbert space framework for functional classification
Speaker: Peijun Sang, University of Waterloo
Date and time: 22 Sep 2021, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: Stochastic PDE as scaling limits of interacting particle systems
Speaker: Louis Fan, Indiana University, Bloomington
Date and time: 21 Sep 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: The Spatial Dependence between Hypoxia and Cytotoxic T Cells in Tumor Microenvironment
Speaker: Changhao (Nancy) Guo, University of Victoria
Date and time: 20 Sep 2021, 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Statistical Methods for Imaging Data, Imaging Genetics and Sparse Estimation in Linear Mixed Models
Speaker: Eugene Opoku, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Sep 2021, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Efficiently eternally dominating a graph
Speaker: Gary MacGillivray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 16 Sep 2021, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: CLE A325
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Accuratel​y and Efficiently Modeling Turbulent Flows: Theoretical and Computational Investigations into Data Assimilation
Speaker: Elizabeth Carlson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 15 Sep 2021, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: DSB C108
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: PIMS PDF Seminar: Large systems of interacting particles and their application in optimization.
Speaker: Hui Huang, University of Calgary
Date and time: 15 Sep 2021, 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: via Zoom - registration required
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: On the topological boundary of the range of super-Brownian motion
Speaker: Jieliang Hong, (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology)
Date and time: 14 Sep 2021, 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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Title: Novel Modelling of High-frequency Stock Trading Data
Speaker: Yuying Huang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 25 Aug 2021, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: A New Survey on the Firefighter Problem
Speaker: Connor Wagner, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Aug 2021, 8:30am - 9:30am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Switchable Homomorphisms of (m, n)-Mixed Graphs
Speaker: Arnott Kidner, University of Victoria
Date and time: 20 Aug 2021, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Renormalization procedures for C*-algebras
Speaker: Jeremy Hume, University of Victoria
Date and time: 12 Aug 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Implementation of CVXR to Estimate Mixture Distributions
Speaker: Chi Kou, University of Victoria
Date and time: 11 Aug 2021, 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Estimable group effects in generalized linear models
Speaker: Jingyi Wu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 10 Aug 2021, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: The coupling of uniform spanning trees and quantitative Russo–Seymour–Welsh for random walk on random graphs
Speaker: Tingzhou Yu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 10 Aug 2021, 9:00am - 10:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Simulations with N-mixture models to understand the COVID-19 pandemic
Speaker: Yangming Li, University of Victoria
Date and time: 30 Jul 2021, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: Conducted Virtually
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: 2-Limited Broadcast Domination in Grid Graphs
Speaker: Aaron Slobodin, University of Victoria
Date and time: 21 Jul 2021, 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Learning COVID-19 Network from Literature Databases Utilizing Core Decomposition
Speaker: Yang Guo, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Jul 2021, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: via Zoom
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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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: Probability and Dynamics seminar
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