Events

All upcoming and recent events from the past six months:

Title: Algorithmic Pirogov-Sinai Theory
Speaker: Tyler Helmuth, Bristol
Date and time: 10 Jan 2019, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: Hickman 110
Event type: Colloquia
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Title: Ahmed Fest
Date and time: 06 Dec 2018, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: David Strong Building C116
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: Gabor frames, Heisenberg modules and vector bundles
Speaker: Ulrik Enstad, University of Oslo
Date and time: 05 Dec 2018, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: David Strong building C128
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: A lower bound for the gap between the first and second Lyapunov exponents for a class of cocycles of Perron-Frobenius operators
Speaker: Joseph Horan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 05 Dec 2018, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: ELL 062
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Semi-complete chordal digraphs
Speaker: Kevin Hsu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 29 Nov 2018, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Maclaurin D107
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Moment Equations for the Enskog-Vlasov Equation
Speaker: Henning Struchtrup, Mechanical Engineering, UVic
Date and time: 28 Nov 2018, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: CLE A205
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Amenability for Fell bundles extended from free semigroups
Speaker: Camila Fabre Sehnem, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Date and time: 28 Nov 2018, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: A lower bound for the gap between the first and second Lyapunov exponents for a class of cocycles of Perron-Frobenius operators
Speaker: Joseph Horan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 28 Nov 2018, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: ELL 062
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Population persistence in a source-sink metapopulation
Speaker: Julien Arino, University of Manitoba
Date and time: 22 Nov 2018, 3:00pm - 4:20pm
Location: Meet and Greet in DTB A514 then talk in CLE A202
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Elizebeth Smith Friedman, Pioneer Cryptanalyst - a brief glimpse of the career of one of America's heroines of WW1 and WW2.
Speaker: Kieka Mynhardt, University of Victoria
Date and time: 22 Nov 2018, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Maclaurin D107
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Duration of the "stochastic" phase of an epidemic
Speaker: Julien Arino, University of Manitoba
Date and time: 21 Nov 2018, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A205
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Fourier-Mukai Duality and K-theory (Part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 21 Nov 2018, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: David Strong building C128
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: A lower bound for the gap between the first and second Lyapunov exponents for a class of cocycles of Perron-Frobenius operators
Speaker: Joseph Horan, University of Victoria
Date and time: 21 Nov 2018, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: ELL 062
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Estimating Precipitation Extremes using the Log-Histospline
Speaker: Whitney Huang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 09 Nov 2018, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: List homomorphism problems
Speaker: Jing Huang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 08 Nov 2018, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Mac D107
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title:  A mathematical model of the population dynamics of disease-transmitting vectors with spatial consideration
Speaker: Nourridine Siewe, UBC Okanagan
Date and time: 07 Nov 2018, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: CLE A205
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Fourier-Mukai Duality and K-theory (Part 1 of 2)
Speaker: Heath Emerson, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Nov 2018, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: David Strong Building C128
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Minimal dynamical systems on inhomogenous spaces
Speaker: Ian Putnam, University of Victoria
Date and time: 07 Nov 2018, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: ELL 062
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Adjusted Interval Digraphs and Invertible Pairs
Speaker: Kevin Hsu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 01 Nov 2018, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Maclaurin D107
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: On Marketing Models for Homogeneous Populations: Pricing, Valuation, Utility, and Demand
Speaker: Reinhard Illner, University of Victoria
Date and time: 31 Oct 2018, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A205
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Unitary orbits via transportation theory
Speaker: Karen Strung, Radboud University
Date and time: 31 Oct 2018, 3:30pm - 4:35pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Higher-rank Toeplitz noncommutative solenoids and equilibrium states
Speaker: Zahra Asfar, Sydney University
Date and time: 31 Oct 2018, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: ELL 062
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Limited strength broadcast domination in graphs with maximum degree 3
Speaker: Frank Yang, University of Victoria
Date and time: 25 Oct 2018, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Maclaurin D107
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Ramp Approximations of Finitely Steep Sigmoids in Soft-Switching ODE Networks
Speaker: Graham Quee, University of Victoria
Date and time: 24 Oct 2018, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: CLE A205
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Kemeny's Constant for Markov Chains
Speaker: Stephen Kirkland, University of Manitoba
Date and time: 18 Oct 2018, 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Location: Clearihue A308
Event type: PIMS lectures
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Title: Semigroup C*-algebras associated with number fields (Part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Chris Bruce, University of Victoria
Date and time: 17 Oct 2018, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: David Strong building C128
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Perfect digraphs
Speaker: Kevin Hsu, University of Victoria
Date and time: 11 Oct 2018, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Mac D107
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Estimating extreme events in nonlinear dynamics
Speaker: David Goluskin, University of Victoria
Date and time: 10 Oct 2018, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: CLE A205
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Semigroup C*-algebras associated with number fields (Part 1 of 2)
Speaker: Chris Bruce, University of Victoria
Date and time: 10 Oct 2018, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: David Strong building C128
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Roughness of square ice
Speaker: Gourab Ray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 10 Oct 2018, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: Elliott 062
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: RR tournaments, rainbow paths and a coloring problem. How to kill three birds with one proof
Speaker: Moishe Rosenfeld, University of Washington
Date and time: 04 Oct 2018, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Mac D107
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: The number of non-isomorphic ultrapowers of a separable C*-algebra (part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Chris Eagle, University of Victoria
Date and time: 03 Oct 2018, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: David Strong building C128
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Vector Colourings of Graphs (with Application)
Speaker: Brendan Rooney, University of Waterloo
Date and time: 27 Sep 2018, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Maclaurin D107
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: The number of non-isomorphic ultrapowers of a separable C*-algebra (part 1 of 2)
Speaker: Chris Eagle, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Sep 2018, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: David Strong building C128
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Heterogeneously Coupled Maps: reconstruction of microscopic details from observations
Speaker: Matteo Tanzi, University of Victoria
Date and time: 26 Sep 2018, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: Elliott 062 NEW ROOM
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: UVic Math Competition
Date and time: 25 Sep 2018, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: MAC D010
Event type: Education and outreach
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Title: Are Clusterings of Multiple Data Views Independent?
Speaker: Lucy Gao, University of Washington
Date and time: 21 Sep 2018, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: A few new applications of classical difference sets
Speaker: Peter Dukes, University of Victoria
Date and time: 20 Sep 2018, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: Maclaurin D107
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Cyclic homology of crossed-product algebras
Speaker: Raphael Ponge, Seoul National University
Date and time: 19 Sep 2018, 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Location: 
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: 1-Block factors of g measures
Speaker: Mark Piraino, University of Victoria
Date and time: 19 Sep 2018, 2:15pm - 3:20pm
Location: MacLaurin D105
Event type: Dynamics seminar
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Title: Reconstructing the Bost--Connes semigroup actions from K-theory (Part 2 of 2)
Speaker: Takuya Takeishi, Kyoto
Date and time: 18 Sep 2018, 3:30pm - 4:50pm
Location: Clearihue D125
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: (j, k)-domination and efficient (j, k)-domination
Speaker: Gary MacGillivray, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Sep 2018, 10:00am - 11:20am
Location: MacLaurin D107
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Reconstructing the Bost--Connes semigroup actions from K-theory (Part 1 of 2)
Speaker: Takuya Takeishi, Kyoto
Date and time: 12 Sep 2018, 3:30pm - 4:50pm
Location: DSB C128
Event type: Operator theory seminar
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Title: Training Neural Networks using Particle Swarm Optimization
Speaker: Andries Engelbrecht, University of Pretoria
Date and time: 04 Sep 2018, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: MacLaurin D281
Event type: Statistics seminar
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Title: A Combinatorial Game and an Efficiently Computable Shift Rule for the Prefer Max De Bruijn Sequence
Speaker: Yotam Svoray, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Date and time: 21 Aug 2018, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: David Strong Building C122
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: The Prediction of Random Effects and Model Selection
Speaker: Wenxue Ge, University of Victoria
Date and time: 20 Aug 2018, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: DSB C114
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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Title: Steiner triple systems with few parallel classes
Speaker: Daniel Horsley, Monash University, Melbourne
Date and time: 08 Aug 2018, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Decomposing complete multigraphs into stars of varying sizes
Speaker: Daniel Horsley, Monash University, Melbourne
Date and time: 30 Jul 2018, 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Discrete math seminar
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Title: Stability of the Euler and Lagrange relative equilibria in the curved 3–body problem
Speaker: Ernesto Perez Chavela, ITAM Dpto. de Matemáticas, Mexico
Date and time: 24 Jul 2018, 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Location: DSB C124
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: SUMS mini-conference
Date and time: 24 Jul  to  26 Jul 2018, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: CLE C112
Event type: Conferences and workshops
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Title: The Replicator Dynamics for Multilevel Selection in Evolutionary Games and Indelible Signatures of Individual-Level Selection
Speaker: Daniel Cooney, Princeton University
Date and time: 19 Jul 2018, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Mathematical model of influenza A evolution with HA protein stability
Speaker: Chadi Saad-Roy, Princeton University
Date and time: 17 Jul 2018, 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: DSB C126
Event type: Applied math seminar
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Title: Optimal Regression Design under Second-Order Least Squares Estimator: Theory, Algorithm and Applications
Speaker: Chi-Kuang Yeh, University of Victoria
Date and time: 13 Jul 2018, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Clearihue Building Room B346
Event type: Graduate dissertations
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